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PDC Human Performance and Wellness Laboratory


The CSUSB Palm Desert Campus (PDC) Kinesiology Human Performance and Wellness Laboratory provides students with access to advanced exercise physiology equipment for coursework and research opportunities. Within this laboratory, we have the ability to assess aerobic capacity at rest and during exercise, body composition, strength, power output, flexibility, balance, posture, central and peripheral blood pressure, heart rate, blood, saliva or urine specimen sampling and much more.

Current equipment housed in the PDC Kinesiology Human Performance Laboratory includes:

  • Parvomedics TrueOne Metabolic Cart and Canopy
  • Lode Electronic Cycle Ergometer
  • Tanita Standing 4-point BIA Analyzer
  • BioDex Static and Dynamic Balance System
  • Vertec Vertical Jump Apparatus
  • AtCor Central and Peripheral Blood Pressure Analyzer
  • Point-of-Care Specimen Evaluation (HemoCue, Cholestech, Lactate Plus, HbA1C Now, etc.)
  • Ultra-Low -80 Freezer
  • ProteinSimple Ella Multiplex Technology


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PDC Lab Equipment

Medical FreezerStudent working in the lab