Human Performance Laboratory

The human performance laboratory, located on the track level of the Moore Field House, offers numerous fitness, performance, and functionality assessments to members of the SCSU community. The lab is staffed daily from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Assessment appointments are scheduled 24 hours in advance.

Please call the lab at (203) 392-6039 to schedule an assessment.
Body composition determined by underwater weighing and lung volume determination.
Photograph of Person in Hydrostatic Weighing Tank

Prices:

  • $10 Student
  • $12 Graduate Student
  • $15 Alumni
  • $28 Staff
  • $35 General Public
Body composition determined with calipers measuring skinfold thickness.
Skinfold Measurement

Prices: 

  • $5 Student
  • $8 Graduate Student
  • $10 Alumni
  • $15 Staff
  • $20 General Public
An estimation of cardiovascular fitness using the YMCA protocol. Submaximal effort by the participant.

Prices: 

  • $10 Student
  • $15 Graduate Student
  • $17 Alumni
  • $30 Staff
  • $65 General Public
A direct determination of maximal anaerobic power on a stationary bike. Maximal effort by the participant.
Wingate Bike Test

Prices: 

  • $15 Student
  • $18 Graduate Student
  • $20 Alumni
  • $25 Staff
  • $50 General Public
Cardiovascular evaluation with electrocardiogram function while exercising. Maximal effort by participant.

Prices: 

  • $50 Student
  • $60 Graduate Student
  • $75 Alumni
  • $105 Staff
  • $180 General Public
Use of the Biodex machine to measure muscle strength, range of motion, power, and injury rehabilitation progress. Available for several joint motions.
Isokinetic Strength Test and Exercise

Price: Based on competitive insurance rates.

A direct, cardiorespiratory measurement of maximal oxygen consumption (aerobic power) while exercising. Maximal effort by the participant.

Prices: 

  • $65 Student
  • $100 Graduate Student
  • $140 Alumni
  • $190 Staff
  • $250 General Public
A program designed to elicit individual goals, based on the results of the fitness assessment.

Prices: 

  • $15 Student
  • $18 Graduate Student
  • $20 Alumni
  • $25 Staff
  • $45 General Public
Includes a body composition test, submax bike test, and exercise prescription.
Comprehensive Physical Fitness Package

Prices: 

  • $50 Student
  • $80 Graduate Student
  • $110 Alumni
  • $150 Staff
  • $170 General Public