Testing Lab/Services

The Adult Physical Fitness Program provides a variety of cardiovascular risk factor screenings and physical fitness measurements. Please call the program office for costs for the evaluations and to schedule an appointment. 

Metabolic Measurements

   Parvo Medics Metabolic Cart

                     Maximal Oxygen Consumption (VO2 Max)

                     Ventilatory Threshold

                     Non-Invasive Cardiac Output

                     Resting Metabolic Rate

 

Electrocardiography

   MAC 5000-Resting ECG

                     Resting 12-Lead ECG Tracings

   Case Exercise ECG

                     Exercise 12-Lead ECG Tracings

   Physio-Control Lifepak 9A

                     Cardiac Monitor Defibrillator

 

Body Composition Assessment

   Risk Factor Profile

   Body Mass Index (BMI) and Waist-to-Hip Ratio (WHR)

   Life Measurement Inc. BOD POD plethysmography

                      % Body Fat Measures

   GE Lunar iDual Energy X-ray Absorptiometer

                     % Body Fat and Bone Density Measures

   Lange Skinfold Calipers

                      % Body Fat Measures

   SECA stadiometer and

   Health-O-Meter - Medical Balance Scale

                     Body Mass Index Measurement

 

Pulmonary Function Testing

   KoKo Trek Pneumatic Spirometer

                     Forced Vital Capacity

                     Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 second

                     Maximum Voluntary Ventilation

                     FEV1-toFVC Ratio

 

Exercise Ergometrics

   GE Medical - Case T2100 Treadmill

                     Motor Driven Treadmill

   Lode Corival Cycle

                     Magnetically Braked Cycle Ergometer

   Monark Cycle Ergometer

                     Mechanically Braked Cycler Ergometer

 

Resting Cardiovascular Risk Assessments

o   Blood Pressure and Heart Rate

o   12-lead Electrocardiogram

 

Blood Testing

   "Standard" Lipid Profile 

                    Total Cholesterol

                    LDL

                    HDL

                    Triglycerides

                 Fasting Blood Glucose  and HbA1c (%)

   "Advanced" Lipid Testing

o         LDL Subfractions and Size Pattern- (LDL1, LDL2, LDL3, LDL4)

                    Lp(a)

                    HDL Subfractions-(HDL1, HDL2)

                    VLDL-(VLDL3)

   Emerging Risk Factors For Heart Disease

                    C-Reactive Protein

                    Homocysteine

 

Physical Activity Assessment

   Actigraph GT1m Accelerometers

                     Daily physical activity in categories of intensity [Inactive, Light, Moderate, Vigorous] and estimates of energy expenditure

   Lifecorder Plus

                     Daily physical activity in categories of intensity [Inactive, Light, Moderate, Vigorous] and estimates of energy expenditure

   New Lifestyles (NL) 2000 Pedometers 

                     Steps per day and estimate of calories expended in moderate to vigorous activity

   New Lifestyles (NL) 1000 Pedometers

Steps per day and estimate of minutes expended in moderate to vigorous activity

 

 

 

Clinical Exercise Physiology Program
Human Performance Laboratory HP230
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana 47306

Phone: 765-285-1140
Fax: 765-285-4139