University of Herts Study

6 June 2019

The University of Hertfordshire are looking to recruit fencers for a research study this summer. The main aim of the study is whether cooling interventions between DE fights can improve/maintain fencing performance.

The study would require 3 visits to the university of Hertfordshire’s Human Performance Testing Centre.

They are looking for: Male epee fencers aged between 18-50.

For taking part in the research fencers will receive £20 in Amazon Vouchers upon completing all 3 trials, and the uni will enter everyone into a prize draw to win one of the cooling vests at the end of the study (worth £60).

From taking part the fencers will: - Identify a cooling intervention that can benefit performance during competition. - Gain physiological data about fencing performance in the laboratory. - Take part in a novel research in fencing to enhance our understanding of improving fencing performance.

If you have any questions you are welcome to contact one of the PhD students on l.oates@herts.ac.uk or 07739465867.

The UH ethics protocol number is aLMS/PGR/UH/03617(1)