TITLE

CONSORTIAL MEMBER PROFILE: The Human Performance Laboratory at the University of Calgary

PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association;Jun2003, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The Consortium of Canadian Chiropractic Research Centers has 12 members and is a network of Canadian researchers designed to foster cross-disciplinary research collaboration on a variety of issues that will advance the CCA's Research Agenda. The first Consortial member is Dr. Walter Herzog who is a co-director at the Human Performance Laboratory (HPL) in the University of Calgary. HPL contains the Natural Sciences research branch of the Faculty of Kinesiology. It comprises researchers from the general areas of biomechanics, nutrition, exercise, and health physiology, and motor control. Although not exclusively, the HPL is best known for its biomechanics research and nine of its 16 current faculty members are biomechanists. The HPL is fully equipped for human biomechanics and exercise physiology analysis. Furthermore, it contains a fully equipped biochemistry lab, a cell and molecular biomechanics lab, a neurophysiology lab associated with the Sports Medicine Clinic, and many further small labs for specific research projects.
ACCESSION #
10374964

 

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