Physical activity and metabolic health

Duration: Morning sessions (~3 hours)

Number of sessions: Two

Location: MARIARC/Aintree hospital

You can take part if you meet these criteria:

  • Male, aged 18-60 years
  • Overweight or obese
  • Suspected high cholesterol (although not essential as also recruiting for controls)

You cannot take part if any of the below is true:

  • Smoker
  • Diabetes or a history of cardiovascular, kidney, respiratory or endocrine disease

Study description:

Participants would be required to wear an activity monitor for a period of 4 days and then undergo a series of measurements including assessment of physical fitness, body composition (i.e. body fat, muscle mass), blood sugar control and blood vessel health.

Researcher: Kelly Bowden Davies,

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