KU is regarded as one of the premier research institutions in the country, and researchers in our department are at the forefront of advancing knowledge in health care. Students not only have the opportunity to learn from accomplished clinicians, but also from scientists striving to expand our knowlegebase in a variety of health and science areas.

image of brain and human headBrain Behavior Laboratory

By examining factors that influence motor skill learning such as aging, injury, and sleep, researchers seek to better understand how individuals with brain damage recover motor function and the underlying mechanisms that promote recovery.

brain imagesClinical Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Research Laboratory

The CORR lab is exploring the biomechanical factors contributing to musculoskeletal injury and aims to advance clinical research in orthopedic rehabilitation.

researcher works with patient on leg resistance excerciseHealth Exercise and Aging Laboratory
part of the Georgia Holland Research Lab

The major goal of ongoing research in this lab is to improve the health and wellness of people with chronic disease or disability.

Image of driving simulation equipmentLaboratory for Advanced Rehabilitation Research in Simulation

The mission of this lab is to improve rehabilitation outcomes in neurological conditions through simulation, including virtual reality treadmills, driving simulation, and eye tracking.

researcher works with specialized equipmentNeuromuscular Research Laboratory

Through the study of posture and gait disorders in post-stroke individuals, as well as those suffering from Parkinson’s disease, researchers are developing novel approaches and technologies in neuro-rehabilitation.

research subject breathes into special machineResearch in Exercise and Cardiovascular Health (REACH) Laboratory
part of the Georgia Holland Research Lab

The REACH lab aims to understand the cardiovascular and pulmonary adaptations to chronic disease (heart disease, Alzheimer's disease, stroke and cancer) and to develop effective exercise interventions that maximize cardiovascular health.

Last modified: Mar 21, 2017