Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Logo Student Intern- (MCTS) Temporary | Int Med-Gerontology Applied 21/04/19 3.7 Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Winston-Salem, NC Student Intern- (MCTS) Temporary | Int Med-Gerontology Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Applied 21/04/19 Applied 21/04/19 Job Company Rating Reviews * About Us Student Intern- (MCTS) Temporary | Int Med-Gerontology Print Email Job Title: Student Intern- (MCTS) Temporary Job ID: 32257 Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Temporary Job Category: General Location: Winston-Salem, NC North Carolina General, Medical, Healthcare12/28/2018Student InternThis study is being conducted to help determine the appropriate type, amount and intensity of physical activity most beneficial for preventing weight regain after weight loss in older adults. The study will test the efficacy of an intervention (called SitLess) that uses...http://www.wakehealth.edu/HR/Jobs/Student-Intern--(MCTS)-Temporary-32257.htmJob Description Student Intern This study is being conducted to help determine the appropriate type, amount and intensity of physical activity most beneficial for preventing weight regain after weight loss in older adults. The study will test the efficacy of an intervention (called SitLess) that uses mobile health technology for reducing time spent sitting/lying down (Sedentary Behavior, SB) on the longer-term maintenance of lost weight. This will be an 18-month trial in 180 obese (BMI=30-45 kg/m2) older (65-85 years) adults randomized to one of three treatment arms, all with a caloric restriction intervention for weight loss (WL) plus: 1) moderate-intensity aerobic exercise (WL+EX); 2) a SB intervention (WL+SitLess); or 3) (WL+EX+SitLess). The study is just beginning and will provide opportunities for an intern who is interested in learning about clinical research for the treatment of obesity involving behavioral lifestyle changes, including weight loss and exercise. The intern would assist with study recruitment, data collection and delivery of interventions, as well as attend study-related meetings when available. Data collection would involve assessment of body composition, maximal aerobic capacity testing, physical and muscle function testing, questionnaires, and resting metabolic rate assessments. The intern would also assist with helping during the dietary weight loss classes and supervision of treadmill exercise. Student Intern To apply for this position, please click on the "" button on this page. You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". 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