Participants required for Tai Chi/Zumba research project

tai-chiParticipants are being sought for a research project on the effects of Tai Chi, Zumba Gold or a social meeting group environment on vascular health among ageing population.

Recruitment criteria

Individuals aged 65 to 75 who are less active, not smoking, and have no history or cardiovascular/respiratory disease are welcome to participate.

Project Details

Participants will undergoes three months of Tai Chi, Zumba Gold or social meeting intervention and will be assessed on;

  1. Vascular health
  2. Physical fitness
  3. Other health parameters (mental health, sleep quality, BMI, blood pressure)

Benefits to Participant

Throughout this project, participants will receive;

  1. Free exercise training (Tai Chi or Zumba Gold session) from certified instructors, and free tea/coffee for the social meeting group.
  2. Participants also will get individual results of blood pressure, BMI, body mass, physical fitness and vascular health (upon request).
  3. Participants will be reimbursed for the travel expenses to and from laboratory and any exercise session.

If you are interested, please contact Nor Fadila, Doctoral Researcher on 07553645019 or email NXK478@student.bham.ac.uk