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.
Conducts analysis in the field of biomechanics and advances orthopedic outcomes by improving joint mechanics, function, reducing pain, and increasing muscle strength.
Studies the physiological and behavioral aspects of speech and voice production.
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.
Conducts interdisciplinary research to enhance the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries and optimize human performance.
Advances knowledge of the sensorimotor system as it relates to musculoskeletal injuries.
The Office of the Vice President for Research oversees the university’s shared-use core facilities.