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Healthy Overweight Children Needed
A Study Exploring Activity, Metabolism, and Attention in 7-11 Year Olds
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center want to learn how short periods of activity improve children's metabolism and attention. Children will be performing activities such as sitting and walking. This study may help researchers find new ways to prevent obesity in children.
- One outpatient screening visit of about five hours
- Two outpatient visits of about seven hours each
- Parents / guardians will be informed about possible procedures and must give consent for participation
- There is no cost to participate
- Compensation is provided
Is your child:
- 7-11 years old
- In general good health
Location: The NIH Clinical Center, America's research hospital, is conveniently located on the Metro Red Line (Medical Center stop) in Bethesda, Maryland. Parking is provided at no cost.
For more information:
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Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
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This page last updated on 09/07/2017