Study overview

This study is designed to examine how feasible and usable a seated under-desk elliptical is for exercise in people with multiple sclerosis (MS).

  • Participants will complete two in-person visits and 8-weeks of at-home elliptical use.
  • Use the elliptical as much or as little as you please! Participating in this study does not require a minimum amount of use.
  • Complete self-report measures and walking tests.
  • Participants may keep the elliptical upon completing their at-home use.
  • Up to $100 total compensation provided.

to be eligible, one must

  • be 18 years of age or older
  • have been diagnosed with MS
  • walk with the use of an assistive device such as a cane, crutch, or another form of support


For more information, contact study staff at or (206) 598-0501.

Study information

The lead investigator of this study is Kevin Alschuler, PhD.

Study ID: STUDY00016696 IRB: University of Washington IRB Date Approved: 12/2/2022