Exercise Physiology Laboratory - Coastal Carolina University
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Exercise Physiology Laboratory


The Smith Exercise Science Laboratory is fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology used in the assessment of the physiology of exercise. Located within the lab are office spaces, student data analysis workstations and a physiological assessment room. Included in the assessment room is a variety of sophisticated equipment used for the measurement of cardiovascular health/fitness, body composition, pulmonary funtion, muscular strength/endurance, and resting metabolic rate.

Equipment Includes

  • BodPod by Life Measurement Inc.
  • Biodex System 3 Isokinetic Dynamometer
  • ParvoMedics TrueMax 2400™ Metabolic Measurement System
  • Quinton Q710™ ECG Unit
  • Keystone 3™ Pulmonary Function Measurement System
  • Hydrostatic Weighing Tank
  • Polar Body Age Tri-Fit™ Fitness Assessment System
  • Health-e-tech Body Gem™
  • Portable Spirometer
  • Portable Doppler(4)
  • Pulse Oximetry
  • Quinton™ Treadmills (3 total)
  • Monark™ Cycle Ergometers (5 total)
  • Lode™ Cycle Ergometer
  • Lange™ Skinfold Calipers
  • Omron™ Body Logic Body Fat Analyzer
  • INRTEK iSAM 9000 Isokinetic Unit