Facilities & Equipment

Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA)
Biodex System 4 Pro Dynamometer
Hitachi Aloka ProSound 7 ultrasound system
Hokanson Rapid Cuff Inflation System
Finapres Medical Systems Portapres
Hokanson MD6 handheld doppler
Wet laboratory
Monark Compact Rehab Trainer 871E
Functional Electrical Stimulation

In-Clinic Exercise Training

Standard Exercise Testing

  • Motorized treadmill
  • Lode Excalibur electronically-braked cycle ergometer
  • Upper Arm ergometer
  • Cosmed oxygen uptake analyzers – metabolic cart and portable (Quark b2 and K4b2) 12-lead ECG (Cosmed)
  • Biodex dynamometer

Cardiovascular Assessments

  • Hitachi Aloka ultrasound system: echocardiography and vascular ultrasound with analysis software
  • SphygmoCor: aortic blood pressure and pulse wave velocity monitoring system
  • Portapres: beat-to-beat photoplethysmography blood pressure measures
  • Hokanson: peripheral blood flow analysis system (plethysmography) – MD6 handheld doppler, rapid cuff inflation system, EC6 strain gauge plethysmography system
  • Vascular Tools: assists in measuring ultrasound images, specifically Flow Mediated Dilatation (FMD) of brachial arteries, and Intima-Media Thickness (IMT) in carotid arteries
  • BioPac: on-line physiologic measurement system – currently designed for ECG, respiration and hand grip testing
  • WinCPRS: autonomic function analysis – heart rate variability & complexity, blood pressure variability, baroreceptor sensitivity