Fitness and Human Performance
A comprehensive program of metabolic, physiological, body composition, and fitness assessment to evaluate, educate, and promote sustainable physical fitness and disease prevention throughout the entire Warrior community.
Athlete PROTECT Project
A program of physiological and psychological stress and recovery assessments in elite athletes to enhance athletic performance, reduce injury risk, and prevent illness.
Enhancing Exercise Through Virtual Reality
Programs examining the use of virtual reality (VR) to stimulate activity and enhance the effects of exercise for individuals leading habitually sedentary lives.
A partnership between WSU and the Women's Intersport Network providing training to the leaders and coaches of girls' sport camps focused on fostering optimal relationships and engagement.
Clinical examinations of the influences of hydration and dehydration on the functioning of the cardiovascular system.
Motivating Athletes Through Coaching
Programs investigating the influence of coaches' motivation, coaching style, and perceptions of role-modeling on athlete engagement, performance, and enjoyment.
Motivation, Empowerment and Exercise
Research in the Sport & Exercise Psychology Lab examining the impact of exercise instructors' teaching approaches on individuals' motivation, empowerment and persistence to exercise.
Steroid Use and Long-Term Health
A program of longitudinal research into the physical and psychological impact and lingering side-effects of long-term anabolic-androgenic steroid use earlier in life.