Exercise Physiology Core Laboratory

The Exercise Physiology Core Laboratory supports clinical research involving exercise testing, training, body composition, and metabolism. The lab provides its services for approved clinical protocols to all researchers at UVA.  In addition, the EPCL offers services to the community including fitness testing, resting metabolism, and body composition.

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Research Services

Investigators from many departments, including Cardiology, Endocrinology, Neurology, and Kinesiology, use research services from the lab.
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Services for the Community

The Exercise Physiology Core Lab is pleased to offer a variety of fitness and body composition services to members of the community.
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Exercise as Medicine

Researchers continue to gather evidence that exercise can serve as a supplement to, or even a replacement for, drugs in their efforts to combat specific illnesses.
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