Clinical Exercise Physiology Lab

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
What the facility does

Clinical exercise physiology

Areas of expertise

The Clinical Exercise Physiology Lab undertakes research to understand the role of exercise in reducing the risk of cancer and the role of physical therapy and exercise to improve the physical function, quality of life and survival of cancer survivors.

Research services
  • Body composition (Bod Pod)
  • Cardiorespiratory fitness testing (Metabolic cart)
  • Strength assessment
  • Physical activity measurement (Accelerometers) 
Sectors of application
  • Healthcare and social services

Specialized lab



Body composition analysis

Bod Pod

Fast, safe and easy-to-use tool for measuring body composition using air-displacement technology

Metabolic cost of exercise analysis

Metabolic cart, treadmill and cycle ergometer


Physical activity measurement

Actigraph Accelerometers




Chemo brain study featured on CBC British Columbia

Can exercise reduce the forgetfulness caused by anti-cancer drugs? (UBC Public Affairs)

Dr. Kristin Campbell featured on CTV Ask the Expert series