Labs and Centres

Explore the research facilities in the Faculty of Kinesiology. 

Kinesiology research facilities

For more areas of research, please visit our faculty members page listed below. 


Biomechanigg Sport & Health Research

Founded by Dr. Benno Nigg, PhD, researchers concentrate on movement, exercise and sport. 

Visit Biomechanigg

Doyle-Baker Lab

Researchers are currently exploring exposure to physiological and psychological stress of participants from the start to finish of the reproductive cycle, and more. 

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Edwards Group

Dr. Brent Edward's group focuses on developing diagnostic and preventive measures to improve bone quality and decrease the risk for fractures. 

Learn more

Health and Wellness Lab

Lab founder, Dr. Nicole Culos-Reed, PhD, is dedicated to improving the quality of life for those impacted by cancer. 

Explore cancer research

Human Performance Lab

Researchers seek to understand the basics of human mobility and share this knowledge with others so they can be active throughout their life. 

Visit the HPL

Relationships and Exercise Lab

Dr. Meghan McDonough’s group focuses on the role of social relationships in enabling physical activity behaviour, and how social interactions in physical activity contexts contribute to well-being.

Visit the relationships and exercise lab

Running Injury Clinic

Founded in 2003, researchers lead the way in 3D gait analysis technology to prevent and rehabilitate walking and running injuries. 

Explore 3D gait technology

Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre

Researchers are committed to a reduction in youth sport and recreation injuries. Explore research projects, warm up routines and concussion resources. 

Learn about injury prevention

Sport Insight

Providing solutions to sport, workplace and everyday issues through biomechanics research, and product and equipment development. 

Explore sport solutions

Sport Technology Research Lab

Researchers are developing technology-based resources to improve human performance and learning. 

Learn more

Thrive Centre

Free fitness and research facility for cancer patients, survivors and their support people. The gym is monitored by those with specialized training. 

Visit the Thrive Centre

Kinesiology researchers

Didn't find the research area you were looking for? Not all researchers have a lab website. Visit our Faculty Members page to see the kinesiology researchers and explore their areas of study.