Research Study at the Sports Optimization and Rehabilitation Lab
PARTICIPANTS WANTED for a research study to determine the long-term effects of hamstring strain on muscle quality at the University of Connecticut’s Sports Optimization & Rehabilitation Laboratory in the department of Kinesiology.
WHO CAN TAKE PART? Anyone ages 18-40 who has suffered a unilateral (1 side of the body) hamstring strain and is cleared to exercise.
WHAT DOES THE STUDY ENTAIL? A single two hour visit during which ultrasound images of your hamstring muscles will be taken to assess muscle quality (structural changes, muscle stiffness, and fat infiltration) and will perform a series of hamstring strength and mobility tests.
ARE THERE ANY INCENTIVES? All participants will receive a $20 Amazon gift card
For more information about the study please contact Dr. Jacob Earp at Jacob.Earp@uconn.edu.
This research is conducted under the direction of Dr. Jacob Earp in the Department of Kinesiology.
This study was approved by the UConn IRB, Protocol #H21-0185
For more information, contact: Jacob Earp (Kinesiology) at firstname.lastname@example.org