New York Fitness Cohort Study

Join the New York Fitness Cohort!

We are seeking healthy people ages 18 to 30 to help us understand the tradeoff between fitness and soccer heading for brain function.

Two Visits Over Two Years

  • Play computer brain games
  • Exercise test, MRI, and blood test
  • Earn up to $425

Join if you are 18-30 and fit any of these groups:

  • Amateur soccer players
  • Amateur athletes who do not play high-impact sports
  • Non-athletes who are healthy


Fill out our short survey and we will contact you!

Or email us with your questions at

News and Media

Dr. Lipton talks about his new NIH-funded study, in which he is investigating the tradeoff between aerobic fitness and the impacts of soccer heading on brain structure and function.