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17 July 2009

Learn about your exercise response

Have you ever wondered why people respond differently to very similar training? Be part of an exciting research study that will help to address this question.

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Have you ever wondered why people respond differently to very similar training?

Be part of this exciting research study and help us address this question. At the same time, learn about your own exercise response, get a free VO2max test and a free scan analysing your bone density and body composition. Also find out what these measurements can tell you about your health and fitness.

You are invited to participate if you fall into one of the following categories:

UNTRAINED: No regular exercise at present and for the past three months.

MODERATELY TRAINED RUNNER: Average weekly training distance of 20-30km at present and for the past three months.

WELL-TRAINED RUNNER: Average weekly training distance of 50+km at present and for the past three months.

Eligible individuals will be asked to visit the Sports Science Institute in Newlands on three occasions (+/- 1 hour, ½ an hour and 2½ hours respectively) over the course of two to three weeks, at your own convenience.

For further information, please contact Theresa Mann no later than 1 September 2009:
T.Mann@uct.ac.za / 021 650 4569 / 084 283 3271

 
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