What Participants Receive
The DEXA scanner (Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry) takes quantitative measurements such as external and visceral body fat percentage and bone mineral density.
Blood Sugar & Blood Pressure Levels
You will receive results of your blood
sugar and blood
pressure levels as well as your aerobic fitness results.
Body Mass Index (BMI)
The Research Team will inform you of your health
weight, hip and waist
circumference and calculate your BMI.
Short Fitness Test
Complete a short fitness test called a Physical Work Capacity test using a stationary bike ergometer and a simple muscle strength test.
Blood Sample for Genetic Analysis
Give approximately 1.4 tablespoons (approx. 20ml) of blood (only one needle required).
Lifestyle & Health Questionnaire
Complete a short health and lifestyle questionnaire (approximately 10 minutes in length).