Kinesiology graduate students receive awards at regional meeting
Two Kinesiology graduate students received presentation awards at the New England American College of Sports Medicine (NEACSM) Conference held Nov. 8-9 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence.
Thomas Longyear (left) received the Outstanding Masters’ Student Presentation Award for his presentation titled “The Molecular Mechanism of Fatigue: Examining the Role of H+, Pi, and Ca2+.” Jeffer Sasaki received the Outstanding Doctoral Student Presentation Award for his presentation on “Validation of the Fitbit Wireless Activity Tracker® for the Prediction of Energy Expenditure.”
The NEACSM is one of 12 regional chapters of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and represents Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. The chapter conducts and assists with various public and professional programs, provides a member forum, and publishes educational and research materials for public and professional use.
The conference was titled “Building and Maintaining the Elite Athlete.”