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PK Silver Study: Participants Needed

Marymount University’s Department of Health and Human Performance is conducting a study to determine the effects of 8 weeks of a PK Silver Intervention on risk of falling, resting cardiovascular function, and fitness in older adults. The PK Silver Intervention consists of adaptive parkour using body-weight exercises incorporated into fun games and obstacle courses.

30 volunteers are needed to participate in this free 8-session exercise course, with an additional 3 sessions for data collection. To participate, individuals must be 60-80 years old, have basal blood pressure lower than 160/100, be non-smokers, and may not already engage in regular exercise (more than 120 minutes per week).

If interested in participating or if you have any questions, please emial Dr. Alexi Wong at

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