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Dose-Response Effect
of Phosphatidylserine or Paraxanthine on eSports Performance

Dose-Response Effect
of Phosphatidylserine or Paraxanthine on eSports Performance

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LU IRB#: IRB-21-62
PI: Chad Kerksick, PhD

Description of Study

The purpose of this study is to assess the ability of two different daily doses of phosphatidylserine or a single daily dose of paraxanthine to improve electronic gaming performance and impact changes in cognition, sleep quality, and stress.

Location
Exercise and Performance Nutrition Laboratory (Fieldhouse 126) and Fieldhouse 110
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301

Number of Visits
4

Time Commitment
Visits 1: 30 Minutes
Visits 2-4: 2.5-3 Hours Each

Compensation
1st $500, 2nd $250, 3rd $125 (Direct Deposit)

Point of Contact
Connor Gaige
epnl@lindenwood.edu

Research Sample Needed

  • 70 healthy, men and women.

Inclusion Criteria

  • 18 – 40 years of age.
  • Self-reported history of playing video games for 5 or more hours per week for 6 months prior to screening.
  • Body Mass Index between 18.5 – 29.9 kg/m2.

Exclusion Criteria

  • Outside of age range.
  • Does not meet gaming experience prior to study.
  • Body mass index is outside of posted inclusion range.
  • Noncompliance with protocol.
  • Women who are currently pregnant or are actively planning to become pregnant.

Are You Eligible?

Information provided here reflects current IRB approval for this research. However, this information may be subject to change and updated accordingly.

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