Clinical Exercise Physiology Lab

Clinical Exercise Physiology Lab

Akron Children’s Hospital offers cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) to identify factors causing exercise intolerance and exercise-induced dyspnea (EID). It can also be useful in:

This non-invasive testing analyzes circulatory, respiratory and metabolic functions during incremental exercise on a stationary bike or treadmill.

The CPET lab is a collaboration of pulmonary medicine, cardiology, neurology and sports medicine. The lab’s equipment includes a treadmill and exercise bike with separate monitors for metabolic parameters and EKG.

Measurements obtained during CPET include:

Indications for Referral

For more information or to refer a patient, call 330-543-8885.


Rajeev Bhatia, MD

Pediatric Pulmonologist
Medical Director, Clinical Exercise Physiology Lab

John Lane, MD

Director, Pediatric Cardiology and Adult Congenital Heart Service

Susan Kelly, CRT, RPFT

Lead Pulmonary Function Technician

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