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A Massey Univer­sity sports sci­en­tist is seek­ing par­tic­i­pants for a study to de­velop ex­er­cises for chil­dren tai­lored to dif­fer­ent body types. Dr Sarah Shultz of the School of Sport and Ex­er­cise is seek­ing chil­dren be­tween 8 and 12 years of age for a project to mea­sure en­ergy use and lower body move­ment dur­ing phys­i­cal ac­tiv­ity. Dr Shultz’s re­search is fo­cused on the or­thopaedic com­pli­ca­tions as­so­ci­ated with child and ado­les­cent obe­sity, as it re­lates to ex­er­cise pre­scrip­tion.

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