Call for volunteers: Endurance running study being done in Ottawa in August!

Call for volunteers: Endurance running study being done in Ottawa in August!

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Do you enjoy running? Do you enjoy research or being a guinea pig?

Staterra Inc., an Ottawa based Research and Development Company that focuses on fitness supplement and nutritional research. Staterra Inc. is actively recruiting volunteers for our current project we are running in collaboration with Carleton University and the NRC Industrial Research Assistance Program.

Have you successfully completed a half or full marathon and now actively training for a half marathon? We are looking for volunteers for a study that looks at metabolic changes that occurs during running.

Participants will receive personalized metabolic profile and nutritional counseling. The study takes place at the Dôme @ Louis-Riel in Orleans, on August 12th, 2017 from 9:00-15:00. You will be asked to run 18 km on a track, where small amount of blood using a lancet will be collected.

To be eligible, you must 18-45 years old, actively training for a half marathon, previously completed a half or full marathon, non-smoking and free of cardiovascular, chronic or metabolic diseases.

If you are interested, please email Delphie Dugal-Tessier at [email protected] for more details on participating.

This research project has been cleared by Carleton University Research Ethics Board-B (CUREB-B Clearance # 106688). Should you have any ethical concerns with the study, please contact Dr. Andy Adler, Chair, Carleton University Research Ethics Board-B (by phone: 613-520-2600 ext. 4085 or by email: [email protected]).

More info on the study is available here.

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