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For more information please contact:Kris Wisniewski, Ph.D., CES, EIM-IIICoordinator of Human Performance LaboratoryDiSepio Institute for Rural Health & WellnessPhone: 814-471-1132Email: DiSepioHPL@francis.edu
The DiSepio Institute's Human Performance Lab (HPL) is a state-of-the-art facility offering the latest in physical fitness assessments. Through a combination of cutting-edge technologies and world class multidisciplinary experts, including exercise physiologists and physical therapists, the HPL enables individuals to attain their maximum physical conditioning. Using a preventative model of care combined with in-depth assessment tools, the HPL staff can help people of all-ages accomplish their goals by clearly identifying their current health and fitness status and establishing a road map forward.
Areas of assessment include:
These types of approaches can also assist individuals in understanding their risk in developing chronic medical conditions,such as cardiovascular disease, obesity, and diabetes. Many such conditions can be more effectively prevented, managed or even reversed with detailed physical assessments and appropriate pre-emptive actions. Through detailed assessments and direction, HPL staff can provide individuals with a path toward optimum health.
The HPL's services are relevant to anyone who wants to operate at their physical best, regardless of their age or vocation. Examples of individuals who would benefit from these services include:
The mission of the Human Performance Laboratory is to assess,evaluate, and disseminate knowledge of human performance as it relates to health, wellness, physical fitness, athletic ability,and exercise physiology through education, research, and service.
The Human Performance Laboratory provides assessments of health and physical fitness to the faculty, staff, and students of Saint Francis University and residents of the surrounding communities through proficient skills attained by Professionally Certified Exercise Physiology Faculty and undergraduate Exercise Physiology students.
The Human Performance Lab offers access to equipment and technology not found at any other location in this region,including:
To schedule your assessment(s):
117 Evergreen Drive P.O. Box 600 Loretto, PA 15940