1. Research: to enable faculty members and graduate students to conduct research that examines the health and functional benefits of physical activity, or investigates the physiological factors related to successful performance in various sports.
2. Service: to provide the necessary expertise, equipment and facilities to assess physical fitness and other factors related to human performance in a range of individuals from high performance athletes to recreational participants. In addition to fitness and lifestyle assessments, researchers and other staff may develop and monitor training programs and assist in the establishment of employee wellness initiatives.
The laboratory is equipped to measure gas exchange variables, including assessment of oxygen uptake, basic cardio-vascular parameters, blood lactate, power output, body density, percent body fat, and to estimate energy expenditure.
For more information, please contact
Dr. Elizabeth Ready
Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
Phone: (204) 474-8641