Low dose trampolining for health study – call for participants

Tane Clement is lead researcher on a PhD study investigating how sustained low dose trampoline use affects health. You can be part of this study. You will need to bounce 100 times 4 to 5 times a day, for an 8 week period, on a trampoline set up in Mechanical Engineering, Robert Scott Atrium.

At 0, 4 and 8 weeks, Tane will measure your weight, body fat percentage, aerobic capacity, blood pressure, cholesterol and blood glucose to assess any improvements in health variables from participating in low dose trampolining.

The study uses the Springfree™ trampoline, known as the world’s safest trampoline. The study has been approved by the Human Ethics Committee and is supervised by Keith Alexander and Nick Draper.

For complete participant information email: tane.clement@pg.canterbury.ac.nz.

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