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Department of Surgery
Bariatric Surgery Research Group


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Post-Operative Wellness and Exercise Regimen


Objective

The primary objective of this study will be to determine the effects of physical activity in patients following bariatric surgery.  The study includes a randomized controlled physical activity intervention trial. 


Study Design

The study includes both gastric bypass and banding patients. The study spans a 6 month period that will begin 1-3 months after surgery.  Participants will have their fitness, body composition as well as other metabolic parameters measured at the beginning and end of the study. 


Inclusion Criteria

•Had bariatric surgery 1-3 months ago
•Planning to have bariatric surgery
•21-65 years of age
•Male or Female

 

Compensation

 • $400.00 for completion of the study
 • $150 for a pre-surgery assessment


Contact
 
Gabe Dubis
 
dubisg@ecu.edu
 252-737-1288