Activity Promotion Laboratory
The East Carolina University Activity Promotion Laboratory (APL) is located within Minges Coliseum. The APL is equipped with a COSMED portable metabolic measurement system and other state-of-the-art equipment for objective assessment of physical activity and fitness. The APL is the site for research projects on physical activity, fitness, and obesity in children; along with studies examining physical activity adherence and the impact of physical activity participation on physical and psychological health-related outcomes across the lifespan.
After-School Activity Program (ASAP)
The East Carolina University After-School Activity Program (ASAP) is sponsored by the Activity Promotion Laboratory. ASAP is housed in Christenbury Gym on campus and provides a healthy and active after-school environment for 8 to 12 year old children. For more information click here.
FULFILLING A NEED
ECU After-School Activity Program Offers Physical Activity, Learning Experiences
NPR Radio Broadcast about Activity Promotion Lab Study
Click play below (Flash Player 8 required) to listen to an NPR radio broadcast about an APL study that examined the effect of a classroom-based physical activity program (Energizers) on on-task behavior and physical activity.