Facilities & Services
Fitness Center: The facilities and equipment at the Ismail Center are among the nations finest for any university adult fitness program. Researchers, students, employees and members all benefit from the exercise and assessment options. They include:
- Trotter 710T treadmills
- Tectrix recumbent and upright cycles
- Tectrix Climbmax stair climbers
- Concept II rowing machines
- Precor EFX 544, 546 and 556 elliptical machines
- Cybex VR2 selectorized resistance machines (15 pieces)
Assessment Areas: Health and fitness assessments are a specialty of the center. There are both open and private testing areas.
Lambert Fieldhouse: The Lambert Fieldhouse, with its 200-meter track and rubberized surface, is a memorable landmark on the Purdue campus. It still hosts a variety of activities year-round including Track and Field competitions, basketball camps, ROTC training, alumni events, and final exams. The Adult Fitness Program has its roots in the fieldhouse and its members continue to walk, jog and exercise in it throughout the year.
Wastl Laboratory: The Max E. Wastl Human Performance Laboratory is a modern exercise physiology research and teaching facility. The laboratory provides a venue for student and faculty research and are equipped with: two separate stations for testing of whole body metabolism and stress testing, a wet chemistry lab to allow for the analysis of muscle, blood, and other body fluids and equipment to perform techniques in cellular immunology. Combined with the Wastl Annex, a recently constructed chemistry laboratory, the labs provide the investigator with a wealth of potential research techniques. The Max E. Wastl Human Performance Laboratory also houses a separate teaching laboratory for conducting laboratory experiences associated with classes taught in Exercise Physiology and Health Promotion.