You are invited for a University of Iowa (UI) study of the acute effects of a high-fat meal on blood vessel function.
- Healthy, non-smoking adults age 18-35years
- Sedentary adults age 50-79 years
- Highly physically active adults age 50-79 years
Sedentary adults must be performing less than 2 days of light/moderate physical activity. Highly physically active adults must be performing vigorous aerobic/endurance exercise (running, cycling, etc.) for >= 45 min/day, >= 5 days/week for at least the past 2 years or more. Female participants 50-79 years must be postmenopausal for at least one year. Subjects must be willing to fast for 8 hours prior to each test meal and to complete a treadmill exercise test.
Participants will have a variety of non-invasive vascular measurements and blood samples taken during the study.
Participants will have 5 visits over a 4 to 5 week period.
Participants will be compensated for their time.
Please contact Jordan Witmer at (319) 353-5650 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.