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Cyclists Wanted

You may be eligible to participate if you are:

  • Male
  • 18 - 50 years of age
  • A cyclist or triathlete
  • Competing in professional, amateur or recreational races, or performng cycling training 2+ times per week with a high level of fitness
  • Not currently taking medication that may alter heart rate or physical performance
  • Not allergic to almonds or dried fruits

Please note that people who regularly ride 150km or more in a week, or those who ride regularly and have a high-level of fitness through other physical activity may be suitable for this study. We ask for this so the participant will cope with the rigorous nature of the training and test sessions.

Participation in the study will involve:

  • 5 weeks of prescribed cycling training
  • 8 hours total exercise testing at the University of South Australia, City East, North Terrace.

You will receive:

  • all foods will be supplied
  • a free VO2  Max test
  • an honorarium of $350 at the completion of the study

If you are interested in participating or would like more information about the study please contact us email: unisa.researchvolunteers@unisa.edu.au  or Ph: 8302 1365

This project has been approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee of the University of South Australia.