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Mechanisms of thermal hyperemia in human skeletal muscle

The University of North Texas Health Science Center and the Human Vascular Physiology Laboratory are recruiting subjects to take part in a research study that will examine if cyclooxygenase contributes to the increase in skeletal muscle blood flow during heat exposure.

You must be:

  • 18 – 40 years old; males & females
  • Generally healthy
  • No tobacco/nicotine use within past 6 months (cigarettes, e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco, nicotine patch/gum)
  • Not currently taking any over the counter or prescription medications besides birth control

Study Requirements:

  • Visit Human Vascular Physiology Laboratory at UNTHSC on 3 separate days. The first visit will last between 1-2 hours and the second and third visits will be will be approximately 5 hours each, for a total time commitment of about 12 hours.
  • Participation in this study is voluntary, and if you are a student or employee of UNTHSC your participation (or non-participation) in this study will in no way affect your academic standing or employment.
  • Subjects will be compensated for their time and effort.

If you are interested in participating in this study as a research subject, please contact Amy Moore or Rauchelle Richey via email (; or phone (817-735-2088).