Laboratories and Learning Spaces

Biomechanics Lab

The Biomechanics lab is in Foss building and is used for teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate courses, student projects, dissertations and staff research. The laboratory is equipped with a selection of systems for kinetic and kinematic analysis of movement patterns. This includes a Kistler force platform, two Delsys wireless EMG systems, HD digital video with Dartfish Prosuite, a CybexNorm Isokinetic Dynamometer, and an X-sens inertial measurement system and Qualisys motion capture system for 3D kinematic analysis.


Physiology Lab

The Physiology lab is adjacent to the Biomechanics lab in the Foss building. The lab has recently been accredited by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, and is used for Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching, student projects, dissertation data collection and research. It is equipped with a wide range of equipment for physiological assessment of fitness and health. Equipment includes a Woodway ELG treadmill, Lode Excalibur Sport Ergometer, EKF Biosen C_Line blood analyser, Cortex MetaLyzer metabolic system, Servomex gas analyser, Osmocheck urine analyser and Monark cycle ergometers.

Fitness Suite

Our fully-equipped fitness and conditioning suite provides a great combination of cardiovascular, fixed and free weights.

Haxby Road

This 57-acre includes 3G and sand-dressed all-weather pitches, acricket pitch, two rugby pitches, five football pitches, a six lane athletics sprint track, three tennis courts and two netball courts. Work is currently taking place to build an impressive new multipurpose changing and conditioning and teaching facility. Current use of the site which now includes student learning and teaching, Students' Union sports events and resident community clubs' activity.

Sports Hall

The Sports Hall has four badminton courts, a climbing wall and facilities for netball, volleyball, basketball, cricket, badminton and five-a-side football.

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