Research Facilities

The College of Health Sciences laboratories house state-of-the-art equipment and are directed by world-class faculty researchers. In addition to our own facilities, researchers have access to UK’s comprehensive core facilities.

Human Performance and Biomotion Labs

Conducts analysis in the field of biomechanics and advances orthopedic outcomes by improving joint mechanics, function, reducing pain, and increasing muscle strength.

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Communication Science Laboratories

Studies the physiological and behavioral aspects of speech and voice production.

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Basic & Translational Labs

Advances understanding of the mechanisms regulating muscle structure and function that impact overall health, develops new strategies to improve physical performance and prevent frailty and the loss of functional independence following injury and in the face of chronic disease and aging.

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Sports Medicine Research Lab

Conducts interdisciplinary research to enhance the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries and optimize human performance.

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UK Core Facilities

The Office of the Vice President for Research oversees the university’s shared-use core facilities.

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A collaborative team that advocates to empower communities impacted by disability.

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Lab Staff