Welcome to the Human Performance Research Center

The HPRC is a complex of five laboratories used by faculty and students of the Department of Exercise Sciences to investigate a wide range of questions concerning human health, physical activity, and injury judgment.




Biochemistry Lab
Improvements in energy metabolism, muscular strength and endurance capacity have a basis in biochemical and molecular adaptations within the human body.
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Biomechanics Lab
Biomechanics is the analysis of human movement to improve performance, improve training, accelerate rehabilitation, and reduce injury risk.
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Body Composition Lab
The Body Composition Laboratory is used by faculty and students involved in lifestyle, fitness, and wellness research.
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Exercise Physiology Lab
Staff of the Exercise Physiology Lab assess a variety of human physiological functions at rest and during aerobic and anaerobic exercise.
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Therapeutic Modality Laboratory
The Therapeutic Modality Laboratory was established to facilitate the research of athletic training and physical medicine and rehabilitation faculty and students.
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Research completed examining pain and soreness associated with certain muscle cramping
Monday, August 9, 2010
Research completed examining pain and soreness associated with certain muscle cramping
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Graduate student compares forces while running in various shoes<br/>
Monday, August 9, 2010
Graduate student compares forces while running in various shoes
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