Human Performance Laboratory
The Human Performance Laboratory at the University of Idaho includes the Exercise Physiology laboratory and the Biomechanics Laboratory.
Exercise Physiology Laboratory:
Equipped to conduct metabolic, cardiorespiratory, cardiac, and body composition research. The Exercise Physiology Lab has technologically advanced equipment for a wide array of performance and physiological testing.
Equipped to conduct biomechanical and motor control research. The laboratory houses force plate technology and infrared camera testing.
Equipment available in the laboratory includes:
• Metabolic cart
• ECG systems
• Cardiac output monitoring system (PhysioFlow)
• Cycle ergometers
• Anthropometric measurement devices
• Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA)
• Skinfold calipers
• Bod Pod
• Blood draw and assay equipment
• Ultra low-temperature lab freezer
• Refrigerated centrifuge
The Women’s Health Study: Research by Assistant Professor Chantal Vella