Director of the University of Wisconsin Hospital Exercise Science Laboratory his research interests include measurement of conditioning and body composition in athletes and children. He has published numerous manuscripts and abstracts in peer-reviewed scientific journals and made presentations at regional and national meetings of professional organizations including the American College of Sports Medicine. His responsibilities include the physiological testing for University of Wisconsin athletes. He has worked with the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) and the NCAA to develop and evaluate their guidelines for wrestling minimum weight rules. He is responsible for the training and certification of those professionals responsible for body composition measurements for the WIAA program. He is also responsible for the UW Sports Medicine Fund, which includes providing research grants to advance the science of sports medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.