Research Drives Our Engine of Wellness

As part of the School of Medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, research plays a vital role in all of our programs, services, and activities. Our researchers work side by side with clinicians, coaches, and trainers to develop and deliver innovative programs that provide whole-person wellness.

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PARTICIPATE IN RESEARCH

Find a study of interest by browsing through the categories below. Please note, many of our studies span multiple categories. Review each study’s specific requirements, benefits, and compensation (if applicable). If you still have questions or are interested in signing up, reach out to the specific contact associated with each study. Some studies may require a screening survey/questionnaire.

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Weight Loss Studies

Participate in a weight loss program using diet or diet + exercise. Long term, this study looks to understand processes that cause weight regain or support weight maintenance. Requirements -Age 25-50; BMI 30-43

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Transformative initiative to find the best weight loss strategies across the globe.
Requirements – Open to all

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Weight loss program led by a Registered Dietician. We provide a 12 month diet and exercise program that follows daily calorie restriction -or- time restricted eating (limiting eating to an 8 hour window each day). Requirements - 18-65 years old; BMI 27-45

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Participate in a research study evaluating an intermittent fasting eating plan for adults with breast cancer. Requirements - 18-65 years old; BMI 25-45

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Physical Activity Studies

Study to learn the best time of day to exercise.
Requirements – Age: 18-55; BMI: 25-40 

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Participate in a brisk walking study. This study plans to learn more about how short, frequent periods of physical activity affect your health. 
Requirements – Age: 18-64; BMI: 18.5-40

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Study to help refine a physical activity support program.
Requirements – Age: 18-65; BMI: 25-45

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Study to learn how the timing of exercise affects the way the body processes sugar.
Requirements – Age: 18-45; BMI: 30-40 

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Help us learn more about the difference between morning exercise and nighttime exercise in fed and fasted states.
Requirements – Age: 18-40; BMI: 18.5-40

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Nutrition Studies

How men and women differ in brain responses to food and hunger, and how these responses are affected by hormones and the menstrual cycle.
Requirements – Age: 18-45

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A 12-week program offered alongside the BfitBwell cancer exercise program to help people who have recently completed cancer treatment improve their dietary patterns. 

Requirements – Age: 18-75 years; BMI: 25-45 kg/m2, History of cancer and have finished treatment within the past five years

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Women's Health Studies

Research study to learn more about women’s reproductive hormones.
Requirements – Women aged 18-30, BMI 18.5-24.9 or 30-45

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Learning more about the relationship between women’s reproductive hormones, metabolic health and energy restriction.
Requirements – Women aged 18-40, BMI 27-45, who have regular menstrual cycles and not using hormonal birth control

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We want to understand if starting a combined oral contraceptive can lead to changes in weight, body composition and appetite over time.
Requirements – Age: 18-40; BMI: 25-45

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Thank you for your interest in our research studies. Please submit your inquiry and a member of our team will be in touch soon!
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