University of Minnesota


Human and Sport Performance Laboratory

The Human and Sport Performance Laboratory is part of the Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene and Exercise Science at the University of Minnesota. Since 1938, the Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene and Exercise Science has been one of the leaders of exercise and human performance research. The Human and Sport Performance Lab extends this historical legacy of research by providing exercise testing, prescription, movement analysis and training services to athletes, community members, and public safety service employees. The fully equipped Human and Sport Performance Laboratory is continuing to facilitate research questions regarding human movement, exercise and performance as well as educating future exercise physiologists and specialists. The Human and Sport Performance Laboratory is contributing to the dissemination of current research related the health and well being of today’s athlete through consultation and presentation in various sports clubs, athletic departments and schools.

Lab Director

Stacy Ingraham, PhD

Senior Lecturer; Director, Human & Sport Performance Laboratory

Areas of interest: Sport & exercise physiology, epidemiology, coaching, sport performance, training and conditioning,sport injury


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Current Students

Morgan Betker

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Emma Lee

Research interests: Endurance sports performance

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Christopher Lundstrom

Research interests: Endurance training and performance

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Current Clients

  • Paul Dyrud (Speedskater), 2010 U.S.Olympic Time Trials Finalist
  • Midway Speedskating Club
  • SISU Nordic Ski Foundation
  • Eastview High School
    • Polar Heart Rate Research Study
  • St. Thomas Academy Hockey Team
  • PE 1262 – Marathon Training
    • 97 VO2 test, underwater weighing, vertical jump test over 12 days
  • University of Minnesota Women's Rowing Team
  • University of Minnesota Men's and Women's Cross Country Team
  • University of Minnesota Hockey Team
  • University of Minnesota Football Team
  • NHL, MLB and local sports clubs, including soccer, high school cross country, and outreach to Minnesota State High School League


Lab Slideshow

Marathon Class Slideshow 2009-2011