A Study to Establish a Mayo Posture Positivity Power Program (MayoP4) for Active and Aging Individuals in Communities


About this study

The research is designed to answer effectiveness of community-based multimodal intervention programs on physical, mental, cognitive, social, and environmental in active and aging individuals.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults ≥ 65 years of age.
  • Participants must be physically capable (defined as easy to moderate physical activities daily at least 60 minutes).
  • Participants must have a normal (18.5-24.9kg/m^2) or overweight BMI (25-29.9kg/m^2).
  • Participants must be able to speak, listen, read, and understand sentences written in English.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Participants will be excluded who:
    • display more than two risk factors for coronary artery disease;
    • have a history of falls, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, or orthopedic or neurological conditions (i.e., stroke);
    • take medications that cause dizziness or slow movement;
    • smoke;
    • have a body mass to height squared ratio greater than 30kg/m2 or less than 18.4kg/m^2;
    • blood pressure greater than 140/90 mmHg;
    • history of heart conditions.
  • Individuals with progressive cognitive, neurologic disorders, cancer treatment, chronic heart failure, or unstable medical conditions.




Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Nathan Schilaty, Ph.D.

Closed for enrollment

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