Exercise Psychology Lab

Exercise Psychology Lab research focuses on psychological responses to physical activity and psychological factors associated with physical activity participation and dropout. Emphasis is placed on the following:

  • The relationship between the intensity of physical activity and affective responses (pleasure-displeasure)
  • The individual difference and biological factors that influence this relationship
  • The implications of affective responses for long-term adherence

We have several innovative pieces of research equipment, which arguably makes our laboratory one of the best equipped Exercise Psychology Laboratories in the world: