Exercise Science Research Center

The Exercise Science Research Center (formerly the Human Performance Laboratory) operates within the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation. Primarily, faculty from Kinesiology/Exercise Science have the responsibility for coordinating research efforts that emanate from the center.

The center is a student-centered facility with a unique dual purpose that includes research and educational components.


  • To serve as a multidisciplinary unit for the initiation and conducting of research focusing upon health, exercise, and performance
  • To provide educational outreach programs for targeted groups with an emphasis on collaborative and cooperative programs with agencies in the state and region
  • To provide additional educational experiences for our undergraduate and graduate students in exercise science
  • To emphasize collaborative and cooperative approaches to research and programming

View the center calendar (click on "week" view in the upper right corner).

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Visit YouTube to view this video full screen. It's about research being done by students and faculty in the center.