The Sport & Movement Science Laboratory (SMSL) and Applied Physiology Laboratory are two of the research and teaching laboratory spaces within the Department of Kinesiology at Louisiana Tech University. The purpose of these laboratories is to educate and investigate factors contributing to improvements in human performance across the lifespan and a reduction in injury rates during training, competition, and activities of daily living.
Numerous faculty within the Department of Kinesiology are actively involved in ongoing projects within the space, including Department Chair, Dr. David Szymanski, Dr.Jordan Blazo, Ms. Erin Nevala. Other Department of Kinesiology faculty are also associated with research within the ongoing research projects with the department and laboratory spaces.
Dr. David Szymanski is an internationally renowned researcher, primarily focusing on factors associated with enhancing sport performance, baseball and softball performance, and strength and condition. He previously served as the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Louisiana Tech University baseball team and the Auburn University baseball team.
Recent news and information regarding the labs can be found on our News Page.
Sport & Movement Science Lab News & Announcements
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