Resting Measurement Lab
The Resting Measurement laboratory at Skidmore College supports student and faculty research aimed at analyzing aspect of resting physiological variables such as metabolism, heart rate, and oxygen consumption. Skidmore faculty and students utilize the following laboratory technologies in their research:
Used to quantify oxygen consumption and, thus, energy expenditure in subjects
Venous Occlusive Plethysmographer
Used to measure blood flow in upper and lower limbs
Analox GM7 Micro-Stat
Used to identify and analyze up to thirty different analytes in whole blood and plasma.