Human Performance Laboratory - Manawatū campus

Treadmill The Human Performance Laboratory has the facilities to evaluate performance for a wide range of sports and occupational activities.

The range of research and testing equipment includes:

  • TurboFit On-line gas analysis system
  • Cardioscope Heart rate and ECG monitoring
  • Biodex Isokinetic Dynamometer
  • Bertec Force Plate
  • Grunt 3000, Rugby Specific Dynamometer
  • Cycle Ergometers: Lode, Monark
  • Rowing Ergometer: Concept II
  • Treadmill: Payne, suits all athletes including wheelchair athletes and skaters
  • EMG Multi-channel muscle activity recording
  • Video Analysis SiliconCoach
  • Blood Lactate analysers: LactatePro, YSI 1500
  • Laboratory and field fitness testing including anthropometry and assessment of body composition
  • Competitive Rates - Confidential Reporting

Enquire now for your sport.

Human Performance Laboratory Testing

Test Name / Type Cost
VO2 Max & Lactate Threshold Testing $180
Heat Acclimation * $600
Lactate Threshold Testing Only (No gas analysis) $145
VO2 Max Testing Only $120
Heart Rate Max Test (Incremental test using only HR Monitor) $50
Critical Power Test $100
ECG Stress Test $65
Basal Metabolic Rate $60
Biodex Strength Testing $50 test
Height, weight, girth measurements and skin folds $50 (can be added on to any other test)

* *Includes 5x1 hr sessions in chamber (consecutive days preferable for greatest benefit) and consultation session prior to determine load for sessions


The Human Performance Laboratory is at Palmerston North, in the Practical Teaching Complex, near the Printery.

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For more information contact Adam Miller

Massey Contact Centre Mon - Fri 8:30am to 5:00pm 0800 MASSEY (+64 6 350 5701) TXT 5222 Web chat Staff Alumni News Māori @ Massey