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Why Participate in Research?

Our research studies offer you the opportunity to participate in cutting edge lifestyle programs at no cost to you. We provide thorough assessments of physical measures (e.g., blood pressure, body fat), evidence-based information and training in behavioral strategies, and personal coaching to help you meet your weight loss goals and promote a healthier lifestyle.

In addition to personal benefits, participating in research studies helps to move the science forward in this area with the goal of improving lifestyle programs and the health of our community. Every study has specific requirements for eligibility (e.g., body mass index, age, physical health). If you’re interested in learning more, click here.