Primary Laboratory (122 IBIF): 666 sq. feet

Shared Wet Lab (Jenkins/Stanhewicz; 111 IBIF): 995 sq. feet

Exercise Training Lab (Gorzelitz/Jenkins; 129 IBIF): 1697 sq. feet

Research Coordinator Office (133C IBIF): 81 sq. feet

Shared Grad Assistant Office (Jenkins/Stanhewicz 133 IBIF):  223 sq. ft


Equipment and Techniques:

  • Cardiorespiratory Fitness Testing (ParvoMedics TrueOne 2400)
  • Resting Metabolic Rate and Substrate Utilization (ParvoMedics TrueOne 2400)
  • Endothelium-Dependent/Independent Vasodilatory Function
    • Macrovascular (GE Logiq P9 + Quipu FMD Studio)
    • Microvascular (Moor Instruments Vascular Monitoring System)
  • Non-invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring (Finapres NOVA)
  • ECG
  • Central Blood Pressure and Arterial Stiffness (SphymoCor XCEL)
  • Non-invasive Monitoring of Skeletal Muscle Oxygenation (Artinis Portamon MKII)
  • Postprandial Metabolic Function
  • Body Composition (seca 514, with access to BodPod + DXA)
  • Skeletal Muscle and Motor Unit Function (Muscle Strength and Size, Peripheral Nerve Stimulation, HdEMG Signal Decomposition)
  • Exercise Training (Resistance and Aerobic Exercise Equipment)
  • Phlebotomy
  • Alaris 8015 Point of Care Unit with (2x) IV Pump Modules, Syringe Module, and SpO2 Module with sensor
  • ELISA/Colorimetric Assays (ThermoFisher MultiSkan FC)
  • Point of Care Lipid + Glucose Panels (Cholestech LDX)
  • Actigraphy-based Physical Activity Monitoring (activPal)
  • Actigraphy-based Sleep Monitoring (Actiwatch Spectrum Plus/Condor ActTrust2)
  • Type 2 Home Sleep Testing (Sleep Profiler PSG2)

Current Studies

  • Interactions of Adverse Childhood Experiences, Sleep Disruption, and Mechanistic Links to Vascular Dysfunction in Emerging Adults
  • Associations Among Perceived Daily Stress, Discrimination, Sleep Quality and Vascular Insulin Sensitivity In Healthy Young Latinx/a/o versus non-Hispanic White Adults
  • Influence of resistance training status on skeletal muscle sympathetic outflow in response to mixed meal consumption

Recently Completed Studies

  • Acute effects of daily walking dose on cardiometabolic function in adults.
  • Clinical Utility of Resistance Training for Cardiovascular Risk in Post-Menopausal women.
    • Led by Nile Banks and Funded by the American Heart Association.
  • Effects of a Novel Energy Drink on Cognitive and Gaming Performance and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Young Adult Gamers