Lab Tour

The Lab is ideally situated in the lower level of the Arrillaga Sports and Recreation Center within the Stanford Sports Medicine Clinic. Our location allows for close collaboration with Stanford Athletics, the Sports Medicine Clinic, Athletic Training, and the Rehabilitation Clinic.

The Human Performance Lab at Stanford University houses the latest in sports science testing technology, including:

  • 10-camera Motion Analysis motion capture system
  • Alter-G treadmill for low impact walking and running
  • Three floor-mounted Bertec force plates to measure ground reaction forces
  • 16-channel Delsys electromyography system to measure muscle activity
  • Cosmed metabolic carts to measure oxygen consumption and lung and cardiac function
  • High-speed Woodway treadmill
  • Force-instrumented Bertec treadmill
  • Pedar Novel insoles to measure plantar pressure distribution during walking and running
  • Portable ultrasound for obtaining echocardiograms and musculoskeletal assessment
  • iDXA scanner for body composition and bone mineral density measures
  • High-speed video cameras, capable of capturing video at 1200 frames/sec
    siliconCOACH video analysis equipment for on-field analysis of sport-specific activities