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Center for Exercise Medicine

Moving Research into Medicine

The UAB Center for Exercise Medicine (UCEM) focuses on improving the health and well-being of children and adults of all ages through acceleration of innovative, exercise-based interdisciplinary research across five pillars – precision, regeneration, rehabilitation, interaction, and sustainability.

Interested in participating in exercise research?

We are looking for volunteers for various exercise-based studies to help understand the role of exercise as medicine at the molecular, cellular and clinical levels. By participating, you receive supervised exercise training from certified trainers, valuable information about your health.

Opportunities to Participate


The center's research mission is to build a foundation of excellence for innovative and large-scale, multi-investigator studies that help advance the field of exercise biology and medicine.

Our Studies and Services

Training & Education

UCEM offers a multi-tiered education and training program structured for exercise medicine researchers ranging from undergraduates to senior scientists.