Center for Health Promotion, Performance, and Rehabilitation Research

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CHPPRR Laboratories

  • Functional Assessment and Biomechanics (FAB) Lab
    • Faculty: Morrow, Brusola, Hughes, Collins
  • Health Promotion Lab
    • Faculty: Smith, McGaugh, Morrow, Tucker, Walsh, Rojos, Chao, Pontiff
  • Health Outcomes: Science-Technology-Assessment of Whole-Person Health (HOSTA) Lab
    • Faculty: Tucker, Lee, Li, Armstead, Pappadis, Downer
  • Movement Analysis and Technology Lab (MAT)
    • Faculty: Ko, Brown, Negar, Morrow, Hughes
  • Integrative Neuromechanics Lab
    • Faculty: Tseng, Brown, Brusola
  • Health Promotion Research Suites
    • Faculty: Lyons, Pappadis, Armstead
  • Clinical Physiology Lab
    • Faculty: Walsh, Rojos, Chao

Technology Resources

* indicates mobile or wearable system that can be used outside the laboratory

Imaging Systems

  • Sonosite Ultrasound System

Motion Capture Systems

Force & Pressure Measurement Systems

Physical Activity

  • * Actigraph Sensors
  • * Fitbit Sensors
  • * Apple watches

Instrumented Treadmills & Accessory Systems

  • Body Weight Supported Treadmill System
  • ResistX for apply resistive forces during treadmill locomotion
  • Bertec split-belt, force plates instrumented treadmill


  • * Delsys Trigno Wireless EMG System (16 Channels)
  • Motion Lab Surface EMG System (6 channels)

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary

Neuromotor Measurement Systems

  • Digitimer Direct current stimulator to apply electrical stimulation to the specific peripheral nerve for H-reflex  and M-wave measures
  • DuoMag Transcranial magnetic stimulation for cortical neuronal excitation measurement.
  • NIRX Functional near-infrared spectroscopy to measure changes both in oxy- and deoxyhemoglobin concentration between different brain regions
  • Soterix Medical Transcranial direct current stimulation system to modulate cortical neuronal activities
  • Muse 2 Headbands (EEG)

Exercise & Miscellaneous Equipment

  • Treadmills, ergometers, free weights, rower
  • High/low exam tables
  • Padded floor mat
  • Detecto Icon Digital Scale with a sonar height rod


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