A Rural Heart Disease Prevention Research Study

Strong Hearts for New York

Recruitment for the study is happening now!

January - April 2017 — Recruitment and Screening



March and April 2017 — Baseline Visit 

Receive a $20 Amazon.com gift card upon completion of Baseline Visit


Spring 2017 - Fall 2017:  (Weeks 1-24)

Program Classes for Group 1



Fall 2017 - Spring 2018:  (Weeks 25-48)

Program Classes for Group 2 



Program Midpoint Visit at 12 Weeks and 36 Weeks

  • Take a midpoint online questionnaire

  • Measure your weight and waist and hip circumference

  • Complete 5 days of dietary recalls and 7 days of wearing activity meter

  • Complete fitness tests

Receive a $30 Amazon.com gift card for completing both midpoint assessments

(12 weeks and 36 weeks). 


Fall 2017 — 24 Week Visit

Receive a $40 Amazon.com gift card upon completion of Outcome Visit


Spring 2018 — 48 Week Visit

Receive a $40 Amazon.com gift card upon completion 

Participation Timeline