Exercise Science Research

Exercise Science is the study of how the human body responds to exercise and movement. The field emphasizes concepts of health, wellness and fitness, and the scientific basis of sports performance.

Affiliated labs
Human Performance Teaching Laboratory (HPTL)

Link: z.umn.edu/hptl



Laboratory of Integrative Human Physiology (LIHP)

Donald Dengel, lab director

Link: lihp.umn.edu



Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene and Exercise Science (LPHES)

Li Li Ji, lab director

Arthur Leon, lab director emeritus

Link: z.umn.edu/lphes



Skeletal Muscle Plasticity and Regeneration Laboratory (SMPRL)

Sarah Greising, lab director

Link: smprl.umn.edu


Affiliated faculty
George Biltz, MD

Kinesiology, human physiology, exercise physiology

612-624-8065
biltz001@umn.edu


Donald Dengel, PhD

Exercise physiology, pediatrics, obesity, metabolism, vascular biology, exercise biochemistry, body composition

612-626-9701
denge001@umn.edu


Sarah Greising, PhD

Skeletal muscle physiology, exercise physiology, orthopaedic trauma, regenerative rehabilitation

612-626-7890
grei0064@umn.edu


Li Li Ji, PhD

Biochemical and molecular exercise physiology, nutrition and aging

612-624-9809
llji@umn.edu


Christopher Lundstrom, PhD

Endurance training and performance, exercise physiology, sports science


lund0982@umn.edu