The ESPRESSO-P Study

This trial will investigate if  we can improve physical performance, muscle strength and balance in older adults with age-related muscle weakness and obesity, with a novel exercise program

Benefits to you

  • Participation in a home-based exercised exercise program, a free health check-up that includes blood and physical performance tests, bone density and body composition scans.

Commitment

  • 2x 3-hour appointment at MHTP involving; breakfast, blood tests, questionnaires, anthropometric measurements, physical performance tests, bone density and body composition scans.
  • Up to 7 1-hour home visits where the home-based exercise program will be taught.
  • Daily 10-minute load-bearing exercises.

Eligibility

  • BMI ≥ 30kg/m2
  • Aged 60 years or older
  • Able to walk 400m unaided

For further enquiries please contact med-bmrg@monash.edu