Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Research

  • Cardiovascular laboratories
    • Cardiac and vascular ultrasound
    • Pulse wave analysis via applanation tonometry
    • Strain-gauge plethysmography
  • Hematology laboratory
    • Platelet function analyzer
    • Freezing point osmometer
    • Cholesterol analyzer
    • Biosafety cabinet
    • -80° Freezer
  • Environmental Chamber -
    • Exercise studies in controlled ambient up to 120 F, 95% RH
  • Configurable lab space designed to house
    • Room temperature exercise studies
    • Fitness evaluations
    • Long term recovery studies
    • Balance & gait studies
    • Decision-making under stress
    • Perceived work stress studies

Partnerships

  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
  • College of Applied Health Science, Department of Kinesiology & Community Health
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Communications
  • College of Medicine
  • Psychology Department
  • College of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Science & Engineering
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  • Department of Defense Technical Support Working Group (TSWG)
  • Chicago Fire Department
  • Hanover Park, Illinois Fire Department
  • Sponsored by University of Illinois Employees Credit Union

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