UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
The Emogene Nelson Center houses the Strength and Conditioning Center, Aerobics Studio and the Human Performance Lab. The building contains facilities for performing cardiovascular testing and high-speed cinematographic recording and analysis. Physical rehabilitation and training for athletes and other students is also available. Students in Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology courses, among others, use the Human Performance Lab. The building's namesake, Emogene A. Nelson, was a pioneer in physical education and competitive sports for women. She was named UW-River Falls Distinguished Teacher in 1976, received the Distinguished Alumna Award in 1982 and became the first woman named to the Athletic Hall of Fame in 1983.