Multi-Level Breast Support and Shape Study

breast health article

The Research Group in Breast Health are currently recruiting females for a multi-level study investigating the effect of breast support during treadmill walking and running, along with the measurement of breast shape and bra fit.

This study is comprised of two parts and participants can concurrently complete both Part 1 and Part 2 within a single testing session (if they meet both criteria’s provided below). Alternatively participants may choose to complete either Part 1 or Part 2 individually.

Part 1 – Breast Support Study
(Duration: 1.5 hours max)

Participants must be:
• Age 18 – 39,
• Size 32-40 E-G,
• Able to walk/run on a treadmill at a moderate speed for up to a minute at a time,
• Comfortable sitting in warm water (your head and face will not be underwater).

Ethics Reference Number : SFEC 2015-032

Part 2 – Breast Shape and Bra Fit Study
(Duration: 1 hour max)
Participants must be:
• Age 18 – 39,
• Size 34 B-G,

You will receive £15 pounds for completing Part 1 and £15 for completing Part 2.
Ethics Reference Number : SFEC 2016-124

If you are interested in further information about the above study please contact:

Volunteers must be:

  • Age: 18 - 39
  • Gender: Female
  • Staff/Student: Both

Open to female staff and students.

More Information:

Up to £30

  • Dates: 01/09/2017 to 01/01/2018

If you would like more information, contact Michelle Norris at

This testing has been reviewed by the Science Faculty ethics committee and been given the following ethics code: SFEC 2015-032 and SFEC 2016-124

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