The Exercise Psychology Lab (2,500 square feet) is outfitted for research that focuses on the effects that physical activity have on mood, emotional responses and stress. Researchers also look at the effects exercise has on cardiovascular health.
Physiological recorders for assessing heart period, automated indirect blood pressures, respiration, and electrical potentials for skin, muscle, and brain
Electrically shielded test chambers that are sound-restricted, humidity/temperature controlled, and electrically shielded
Metabolic cart for resting and exercise metabolic measurement
Hardware and software for assessing isometric force
A computer-controlled device to record responses to thermal stimuli such as warm, painfully hot, cool, and painfully cold