Applied Physiology Lab

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The Applied Physiology Laboratory is a 2,000 square foot facility that serves the research, teaching and service needs of our department. Constructed as part of the renovation of the Physical Education Building, it was the badminton venue for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. The laboratory maintains a Georgia clinical Laboratory license through the Department of Human Resources.

The Applied Physiology Laboratory has two major areas. Dr. Andy Doyle is the director.

Metabolic Carts:

  • Parvomedics 2400 (2)


  • Quinton Q4500, Q4000, Quinton Q3000
  • Physio Control Lifepak 6S Cardiac Monitor (2)
  • Data Sim 2000 Patient Simulator (2)


  • Quinton Q65 (2)

Cycle Ergometers:

  • Lode Excaliber Sport
  • Monark 818E (4)
  • Monark 814E
  • Monark 828E (4)
  • Monark 874E

Wingate Anaerobic Test Interface:

  • SMI OptoSensor 2000
  • SMI Power Software 3.02
  • SMI Extend Software 2.01

Impedance Cardiography:

  • Minnesota Impendance Cardiograph 304B


  • Puritan Bennett Corp Volumetric Spirometer VS 400

Heart Rate Monitors:

  • Polar Vantage XL
  • Polar Accurex Plus
  • Polar Interface, Interface Plus Software
  • Pulse Oximeter, Nellcor


  • YSI 2100 Telethermometers (2)
  • YSI Telethermometer 44TA
  • Thermoscan Pro-1 Tympanic Thermometer (2)


  • Physio Control Lifepak 6S Defibrillator

Bioelectrical Impendence:

  • Hydra ECF/ICF Bio-Impedance Analyser
  • -Xitron Technologies 4200
  • Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scanner
  • -Lunar Prodigy (GE Medical Systems)

Skinfold Calipers:

  • Lange
  • Harpenden


  • Tape measures