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Our modern laboratories and facilities will help you develop a comprehensive understanding of how the human body functions. These purpose-built spaces are used for teaching, research and evaluation, and consultation with workers, athletes and teams.

Motion analysis laboratory

The motion analysis lab is designed for research into human movement activities.

It includes:

  • an 18-camera high-speed optical motion capture system
  • four force platforms
  • wireless electromyography to assess muscle activation and function during movement
  • a blue screen for chroma key
  • space for run-through motion analysis.

Exercise physiology laboratory

Our exercise physiology lab enables you to monitor the health and fitness levels of individuals.

It includes:

  • electronic treadmills
  • two 20-metre walking/running tracks
  • wireless timing facilities
  • ECG machines to record heart activity
  • an expired gas analysis system
  • bikes and rowing machines with ergometers.

Strength and conditioning rehabilitation laboratory

This complete suite of exercise equipment allows patients to undergo physiotherapy and rehabilitation.

It includes:

  • a Cybex functional training machine, the first of its kind in Western Australia
  • free-standing weights and weight machines.

Anatomy suite

As a health sciences student you’ll have access to preserved human and bone specimens, anatomical teaching models and resources.

Virtual anatomage table
Virtual anatomage table

The dissection labs are used for research, anatomical dissection and comparative anatomy studies. A central museum space displays preserved human dissections and pathological specimens. The suite’s six teaching labs can accommodate more than 200 students.