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The TEAM Study

Testosterone and Exercise in Aging Men


Dr Schwartz, Principle Investigator
Dr. Schwartz, Principal Investigator

The IMAGE Group and the Division of Geriatrics at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is currently recruiting older male volunteers to take part in a testosterone (male hormone) and exercise training study (COMIRB # 02-1056) that focuses on the effects of testosterone supplementation on physical and functional performance.

Study Qualifications:

  • Male 60 years or older, in good general health
  • No present or past history of testosterone supplementation
  • No present or past history of prostate or breast cancer
  • No current participation in a weight lifting program three or more days per week
  • Be able to read and understand English
  • Live in the Denver Metro area

Study Disqualifications:

  • Have a significant liver or renal disease
  • Have significant vascular disease
  • Are currently using narcotics, androgenic steroids, androstenedione, or DHEA
  • Are a smoker

If you qualify, you will receive:

  • Physical examination
  • Laboratory testing
  • Bone density
  • Body and muscle mass levels

If you are interested in participating or would like more information about this study you may contact Andrew Hepler at 720.848.6480

The principal investigator for this study is Robert S. Schwartz, MD. The study coordinator is Suzanne Bell, BS.