Health Sciences Department
Our Health & Human Performance Lab, operated through a partnership between Fort Lewis College and Durango Performance Center, offers students the opportunity to gain firsthand experience working with real clients to evaluate body metrics in the context of their personal health, fitness and performance goals. Put your passion for understanding the human body, healthy living, athleticism, and human performance to service in the community as a student.
Durango, Colorado is a training destination for world renowned athletes, particularly endurance runners and cyclists. These are some of your clients, and you’ll have opportunities to:
While Durango Performance Center’s focus is on serving athletes of all levels, from fitness to high performance goals, our lab also serves as an educational resource for students learning about therapeutic interventions, wellness and physiology. You may reserve the lab or check out equipment online for the purpose of coursework and research.