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Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine

7232 Greenville Ave.
Dallas , TX , 75231
Phone: 214-345-6574
32° 52' 39.324" N, 96° 45' 36.702" W
Contact name: 
Jessica Alcala, BSN, RN
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Respiratory Effects of Obesity in Children – Boys and Girls Ages 8-12

(IRB 052012-076)

This research study investigates whether breathing limitations, breathlessness on exertion and exercise intolerance are greater in overweight children as compared with normal weight children.

  • Participants will receive:  
  • Pulmonary function tests
  • Exercise tests
  • Compensation for participant’s time 
  • DEXA scan for body composition

Qualifications for this research study are:

  • Boys and Girls  8 - 12 years old
  • Able to ride on an exercise bike
  • Able to follow directions
  • No heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, no sleep apnea
Open hours: 
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: Closed

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