Senior Volunteers Needed - The ROAM Study
19 May 2021.
The ROAM (Researching Osteoarthritis and Greenshell™ Mussels) Study at Massey University is looking at the effects of Greenshell™ Mussel (GSM) intake on early signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis, and other health outcomes associated with osteoarthritis including inflammation, inflammatory diets and nutritional and lifestyle risk factors.
The study is looking for 320 male and female volunteers to participate in this study.
To take part you should:
- Be between 55-80yrs
- Have Early signs of what might be knee osteoarthritis (creaky/painful knees) without a diagnosis or an osteoarthritis diagnosis but not taking regulation medications
- Not regularly (more than approximately once per week) taking medications which may affect joint health and/or pain- Have No history of trauma to knee or hip joints
- Have No allergies to seafood- Proficient in English (due to the nature of questionnaires)