Berries and Steps Study
Do you lack motivation to exercise? Join a study exploring antioxidants and exercise.
Are you aged 65 or older, lack motivation to engage in exercise, and occasionally or frequently have feelings of fatigue or sadness?
The Berries and Steps Study at the Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research in Boston is seeking participants.
Investigators are looking to learn about the relationship between antioxidants (commonly found in blueberries) and motivation to exercise. Researchers think that supplementing one's diet with antioxidants on a daily basis may be a practical way to reduce inflammation and improve lack of motivation to exercise.
Study Participation Overview
The Berries and Steps Study involves:
- Six visits over 14 weeks
- Health questionnaires
- Diet records
- Three blood draws
- Physical activity monitor
- Study powder consumption
- Up to $100 compensation and transportation provided
How to Sign Up
If you’re interested in participating in the Berries and Steps Study, send us an email or call 617-971-5430.
View Marcus Institute researchers leading the Berries And Steps Study.
- Assistant Scientist
- Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
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