Community Services

Get Fit. Stay Fit.
Fine-tune. Tweak.

Knowing your current level of fitness and health is the first step in developing a plan for improvement. Visit the UVA Exercise Physiology Core Lab to..

  • Learn how many calories your body burns at rest (resting metabolism)
  • Assess your body composition
  • Establish a baseline fitness level for future fitness goals
  • Find out your maximum heart rate
  • Use this information to tailor your exercise program

We work with everyone from elite athletes to people just starting an exercise program. Use data to develop a plan, train smarter, and perform better.

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Making an appointment

  • Email LisaFarr@virginia.edu or call 434.982.3565 to make an appointment or get further information
  • Directions to the Exercise Physiology Laboratory are available here.
  • Prices are listed here. Insurance does not usually pay for these tests. You would need to check with your carrier to determine coverage.

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Watch a video on measuring fitness