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Biodynamics and Human Performance Center

Welcome to Armstrong State University’s Biodynamics and Human Performance Center website.  On the website you will find information regarding facilities, current and past research projects, community partners, and current news and events.  Whether you are a prospective student, academic faculty member, member of the medical community or a commercial business/vendor who has an interest in studying and evaluating all aspects of human movement across the lifespan, we invite you to contact us and become involved with our Center. 

The 3200 sq foot Biodynamics and Human Performance Center resides in Ashmore Hall.  Functionally the Center is subdivided into three laboratories, Biomechanics Laboratory, Muscle Performance Laboratory and the Exercise Physiology Laboratory.  Three full-time Graduate Research Assistants are now employed by the Center to assist with the numerous teaching, research and service activities occurring in the Center each day.


Biomechanics Laboratory

a man holding a basketball with sensors attached to his arm

(follow links to see equipment in action)

Exercise Physiology Laboratory

a man running on a treadmill while hooked up to a breathing apparatus

(follow links to see equipment in action)

  • Vacumetrics Metabolic Cart
  • Fitnex Synchronized Treadmill
  • Bioimpedence Body Composition
  • Skinfold Calipers
  • Heart Rate Monitors
  • Trigger Hand Aneroid Kit
  • Precor Elliptical
  • Precor Recumbent Bike
  • Precor Treadmill

Muscle Performance Laboratory

a woman observing another woman using exercise equipment

(follow links to see equipment in action)

  • Cybex 340 Dynamometer
  • Biodex System 3 Testing and Exercise Dynamometer
  • MR Cube
  • DS2 Platform
  • Fitron Cycle Ergometer
  • Upper Body Ergometer
  • ERMI Computerized Instrumented Shoulder Models
  • GE Logiq E Ultrasound Machine
  • Vertec Vertical-Jump Tester
  • Plyoback
  • Shuttle 2000
  • Hand Held Dynamometer
  • Exercise Equipment


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