193.5 Human Performance Laboratory

Created by: Stephanie Ferguson on 10/10/2005
Category: 1 - Academic Affairs; 90 - Miscellaneous
Originator: Director, Human Performance Laboratory
Current File: 193.5
Adoption Date: 01/15/1999
Reviewed for Currency: 09/30/2005
Replaces File: 193.5
Date of Origin: 02/20/1978
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193.5 Human Performance Laboratory


A. Background

Because of the increased demand for use of the Human Performance Laboratory, the following policy and guidelines have been developed in order to establish priorities and operational procedures for efficient use of the equipment and staff time.


B. Policy

The Human Performance Laboratory in the Physical Activities Center exists for instructional and research purposes. Non-student usage is limited to programs announced and sponsored by the Department of Health and Exercise Science.


C. Guidelines

1. All participants using the Human Performance Laboratory must have current medical clearance.

2. A designated fee will be charged each non-student user of the Human Performance Laboratory.

3. Emergency medical care must be available during the execution of non-student programs (Furman students are covered by regular health care services). "Emergency medical care" is defined as a physician in attendance, a technician trained in the use of the defibrillator, or another person certified in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.

4. All use of laboratory equipment and facilities must be by permission of and with the supervision of appropriate members of the Department of Health and Exercise Science.