Researchers seek participants for study on exercise, ADHD

Psychology professor Katy Flory and doctoral students in the clinical-community psychology program are looking for participants for a study examining the short-term benefits of physical exercise on cognition and mood among college students with and without attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. 

Who: Undergraduate and graduate students, ages 18 to 29, who are able to safely engage in physical exercise. 

Required time: Complete electronic surveys and attend three lab appointments during which participants will answer questions about their physical and mental health, participate in physical health assessments, engage in moderate physical exercise on a stationary bike, complete some computer tasks. The time commitment is about four to six hours total. 

Getting started: Interested participants must first complete a short questionnaire to determine eligibility. Those who meet the criteria, complete all surveys and attend all three appointments will receive up to $50. 

For more information or to sign up, please contact Yvette Rother at or call 803-602-4924. 

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