UMass Lowell walking study for seniors (65-85)

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Date & Time: Thursday, May 30, 2019 - Sunday, June 30, 2019
Suggested Audiences: Elders
Location: To Be Determined
Description: UMass Lowell researchers are conducting research investigating:

(1) how people change the way they walk while performing mind puzzles (e.g., addition math problems, color-word naming) and/or encountering challenges that alter their walking balance
(2) how this capability of performing two tasks simultaneously relates to their fall history and biomarkers for cognitive-motor function.

You can take part in this study if you dont have:
(1) History of major leg injuries
(2) Pain in your legs or spine that limit your walking
(3) Unexplained dizziness in the past 6 months
(4) Chest pain or shortness of breath without exertion
(5) Color blindness

Monetary compensation ($ 50 cash) will be provided.

To learn more about possibly participating in a study please contact Pei-Chun Kao at
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Entered by: Pei-Chun Kao (

Created: May 30, 2019 at 2:16 PM
Last Modified: May 30, 2019 at 2:20 PM

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