Welcome to the Human Performance Lab

To EXPLORE the factors and limits of Human Performance.
To EVALUATE Human Performance.
To EDUCATE students and practitioners of Human Performance.
To ENHANCE Human Performance.

The Human Performance Laboratory at Boise State University is a facility designated to teach, conduct research, and provide service to faculty, staff, students, and individuals in the community. Among the physiological and fitness parameters measured in the laboratory are:

  • cardiorespiratory endurance (maximal oxygen uptake),
  • anaerobic power,
  • muscular fitness (strength and endurance),
  • muscular flexibility,
  • body composition,
  • pulmonary function,
  • resting and stress electrocardiography,
  • agility,
  • balance,
  • coordination,
  • power,
  • reaction time, and
  • speed.

Advancing Life-Long Health in Global Communities

College of Health Sciences

The College of Health Sciences houses the Health Services and three academic schools: the School of Allied Health Sciences, the School of Nursing and the School of Social Work. With a central Student Services and Academic Advising office to support students and a central Office of Research to support faculty researchers, the college strives to make the most of its resources to provide high quality, affordable, relevant education to its students and the campus community through initiatives like BroncoFit. The college believes that students can learn even more from each other through Interprofessional Education learning opportunities

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