Center for Health & Human Performance




To facilitate the navigation of short term and long term research initiatives on health and wellness related to nutritional supplementation. The Center supports the investigation of methodological examinations studying outcomes related to: preventative health, nutrition, vitamin and supplements, and exercise performance.


  • Completed: Efficacy of Fenugreek Supplementation on Men’s Health: A Randomized Double-blind Placebo Controlled Trial (Fall 2017)

  • Ongoing: Polyphenol Rich Supplementation on Markers of Recovery from Intense Resistance Exercise (Summer 2018)
  • Future: Efficacy of Ashwaganda (Withania somnifera) Supplementation on Adult’s Cognitive and Psychological Effects: A Randomized Double-blind Placebo Controlled Trial (Summer/Fall 2018)


Heather Hausenblaus

Heather Hausenblas, PhD

Professor of Kinesiology; Associate Dean, School of Applied Health Sciences

David Hooper

David Hooper, PhD

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology