About the Study

What type of walking program is most effective for women?

As we grow older, physical activity becomes increasingly important in improving health. Unfortunately, we are becoming less active as we age. Pennington Biomedical is looking for women to participate in a research study to compare the impact of different walking programs on weight, blood pressure, and other health related outcomes.


Please see the Pennington Biomedical Research Center Notice of Privacy Practices Protected Health Information for more information on how your medical information is protected.

You may be eligible to participate if you meet the following criteria:

  • Female
  • Age: 45-74 years old
  • Weight: BMI (>20)
  • postmenopausal, have not had a menstrual period in the last 12 months
  • Not exercising on a regular basis

If you think you may be eligible, please click the button below.



Please do not fill out this questionnaire for anyone other than yourself unless you are their legal guardian.  If you know someone who may be interested please direct them to the site or have them call us directly at 225-763-3000.