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Health & Kinesiology Research

The Kinesiology. department runs four labs focusing on cognition, adaptive performance, measuring health-related fitness, and. sport and. exercise psychology.

Perception, Cognition, & Expertise (PCE) Laboratory

Investigate the role of perceptual, cognitive, and neural processes during performance and the implications it has on professional training and development.

Human Performance Research Laboratory

Supports research on the adaptive potentials of humans, including the borderline fields that relate human function to complex and changing environments.

Lab Director Jon Groot

Physical Activity Research Lab

Specializes in the measurement of physical activity and health-related fitness.

Lab Director Wonwoo Byun, PhD


Provides a forum for facilitating research in sport and exercise psychology research.

Lab Director Leslie W. Podlog, PhD