Research participants wanted

Are you a male between 18-35 years of age and are physically active?

Peta Forsyth, a PhD Scholar in Paralympic Sports from the Australian Institute of Sport is conducting research on comparing able-bodied and spinal cord injured athletes during exercise in the heat.

What is involved?

1. Preliminary session (1 hour)

  • Aerobic capacity test
  • Body composition assessment (DXA scan)
  • Body height and mass
  • Fitness questionnaire

2. Two exercise sessions

  • 30 minutes of exercise, followed by 45 minutes of rest
  • Physiological measures (body temperature, sweat loss, heart rate, skin blood flow) collected during exercise

Flights, accommodation and food expenses covered for all interstate participants


Thermal Ergonomics Laboratory
The University of Sydney
Cumberland Campus
Lidcombe, NSW 2141

How to sign up?

Please contact
Peta Forsyth
Phone: +61 451 540 305