About the AHPRC

-The AHPRC is Officially Open!-

The Athletic and Human Performance Research Center (AHPRC) is a dedicated research space in which Marquette faculty and partners from the health care industry can collaborate on new research and cutting-edge innovation in the areas of elite athletic performance, human performance, rehabilitation, fitness data analytics and other related disciplines.

The $24 million, 46,000-square-foot building includes:

  • -5,400 square feet of dedicated research space for faculty across a wide variety of academic   disciplines.
  • -Locker rooms and support space for the lacrosse programs and golf team.
  • -Additional strength and conditioning spaces for the athletic department and a centralized core of   laboratories for conducting human performance research.

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Pilot Program

Led by Dr. Sandra Hunter and a committee of faculty, the AHPRC research pilot awards began in 2018 and are aimed to build an interdisciplinary team of researchers for collaborative health- and performance-related research. 

Applications to participate in the pilot program for the 2019-2020 year are due Friday August 16th.

Learn More about the Pilot Program

Apply for Pilot Award Funding 


Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

The Marquette AHPRC Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) is designed to facilitate undergraduate research within the AHPRC and support the mission and global goal of the AHPRC. Two SURFs were awarded in 2019 to aid in stimulating health and human performance research among disciplines at Marquette.

Pilot Award Winners

Ischemic Conditioning Improves Leg Function Post Stroke - Dr. Allison Hyngstrom

The Role of Vascular Dysfunction in Fatigue in Adults with Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes - Dr. Kathleen Lukaszewicz

Recovery from Concussion: Longitudinal Tracking of Sensorimotor Adaptations in Student Athletes - Dr. Robert A. Scheidt

Optimizing Performance and Minimizing Risk of Injury in Student-Athletes - Dr. Kristof Kipp


SURF Award Winners

Awardee 1Dr. Jacob Rammer & Syed Hussain

Awardee 2: Dr. Norah Johnson, Dr. Abir Bekhet, & Dr. Alexander Ng