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Ramsey Center Room 207 Athens, GA 30602

The Physical Activity Measurement Laboratory specializes in the measurement of physical activity among diverse populations. We also can also provide help in selecting appropriate self-report measures of physical activity.

Faculty

Equipment

  • A range of portable activity monitors including accelerometers, pedometers, and body position sensors
  • Heart-rate monitors
  • Portable indirect calorimeters
  • Other measures of physiologic workload

Research

  • Measurement of compensatory changes of non-exercise physical activity in response to initiating a structured exercise program
  • Estimation of energy expenditure and sedentary behaviors in weight management studies
  • Assessment of sleep quality and patterns