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The Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity Laboratory is equipped for nutrition and physical activity assessment and education, data collection, management and analyses, and collection of anthropometric data. The lab itself houses the following equipment:

  • Desktop and laptop computers, iPads and iPad minis
  • Desktop printers and scanners, portable scanners
  • Computer software including Microsoft Access, Stata, SPSS, Nutritionist Pro and Food Processor
  • Voice recorders
  • Portable stadiometers, scales and infant length boards
  • Bioelectrical impedance machine
  • Accelerometers, FitBits, and heart rate monitors
  • MedGem indirect calorimetry device

Individuals in this lab also have access to a BodPod, a mobile DXA unit and a Parvo Medics Metabolic Cart.