Active transportation, such as walking, biking or using public transportation, is a strategic pathway to improving physical activity levels and thus reducing excess weight. Utilizing a forthcoming expansion of the Washington D.C.
The Cognitive Motor Neuroscience Laboratory, composed of 9 faculty members, post-docs, and graduate students, focuses on behavioral, neural, mechanical, and higher-level mechanisms underlying the selection, planning, learning, initiation, and execution of movement.
Our faculty research interests cover a broad range of areas, from exercise epidemiology to genetic and molecular aspects of aging and exercise physiology. A number of our faculty are incorporating cutting-edge genetic, molecular, and cellular techniques into their studies of skeletal muscle, cardiovascular physiology, and metabolism.
At the THINC lab, we are concerned with placing Technologies of Health IN Context. More specifically, we seek to better understand the wide range of technologies that are commonplace in our health and fitness experiences as we seek to monitor, assess and advance our health.