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Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene & Exercise Science

One of the oldest continuously functioning exercise physiology laboratories in the United States, the Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene & Exercise Science (LPHES) is located in the University of Minnesota Recreation and Wellness Center and is housed within the School of Kinesiology. Research in LPHES focuses on the following topics of exercise science:

    • The balance of free radicals and antioxidants
    • Exercise and nutrition as medicine¬†
    • Hypertension and blood lipid management to reduce risk of heart disease
    • Interaction of exercise and genetics on risk factors for coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes
    • Relationships between oxygen uptake kinetics and mobility in the elderly
    • Sport performance
    • Metabolic syndrome and lifestyle modification

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Last modified on 7/2/2014