The Kinesiology department hosts numerous labs. Each is unique in its research and methods.

Applied Neuromechanics Research Lab

Applied Neuromechanics Research Laboratory (ANRL)

The focus of this lab is on lower extremity neuromechanics and injury risk.

Balance Analysis and Training Lab BAT

Balance Analysis and Training Laboratory (BAT)

This lab focuses on the control and rehabilitation of balance.

Cardiac Metabolism Laboratory

Cardiac Metabolism Laboratory (CM)

The focus of this lab is on understanding function, metabolism, and intrinsic adaptations of the heart.

Community Engagement, Project Effort, 2016

Community Youth and Sport Development Laboratory (CYSD)

This lab focuses on pedagogical approaches to teaching life skills and leadership development through youth sports.

Exercise and Endocrinology Lab E2

Exercise and Endocrinology Laboratory (E2)

The focus of this lab is the impact of either acute exercise or chronic training, disease or injury on the endocrine system.

Exercise and Neurocognitive Health Laboratory Logo

EXERCISE and Neurocognitive Health Laboratory (ENH)

The focus of this lab is to better understand the relation of physical activity behavior to cognition and brain function in children and young adults.

Exercise Physiology Research Laboratory EPR Lab

Exercise Physiology Research Laboratory (EPR)

The focus of this lab is the influence of exercise on regulation of antioxidant defense mechanisms, inflammatory processes, glucose sensitivity regulatory processes, and more.

METS Lab Food Choices

Metabolic, Energetics and Sleep Laboratory (METS)

The focus of this lab is the comprehensive measurement of all components of the energy balance (energy intake and energy expenditure) and sleep parameters.

Students pursuing an M.S. in Kinesiology

Motor Behavior Laboratory (MB)

This lab focuses on all aspects of human motor behavior, including balance and postural control.

Student Sarah Ragab working with faculty member Michael Hemphill. SarahÕs work deals with developing youth leadership and conflict resolution in high schools.

Pedagogical Kinesiology Research Laboratory (PK)

This lab focuses on conducting research projects, offering graduate-level courses, and having research team meetings related to pedagogical kinesiology.

Lab Lode Cycle Ergometer

Physical Activity and Cognition Laboratory (PAC)

The focus of this lab is on improving our understanding of the effects of physical activity on cognitive performance.

Yoga Fitness Class

Physical Activity and Lifetime Wellness Laboratory (PALW)

This lab focuses on understanding and promoting lifetime physical activity, health, and well-being across the lifespan.

Social Psychology and Physical Activity Lab SPPA

Social Psychology and Physical Activity Laboratory (SPPA)

This lab’s research emphasizes quality of life within community-based programs that promote physical activity and healthy lifestyles for all.