Wicked Good Sports Medicine Symposium

  • Date:
    Sep 13 2013
    01:00pm to 05:00pm
    Alfond Forum, University of New England - Biddeford Campus, 630 Pool St, Biddeford, ME

    The event is FREE and open to anyone interested in sports medicine and health. Join a group of distinguished researchers in sports medicine including SPHHS professor Barry Braun, Associate Professor of Kinesiology.

    The full lineup of faculty:

    - Dr. Barry Braun, UMass Amherst, Interactions Between Pharmacology and Exercise to Prevent Type-2 Diabetes
    - Dr. Daniel Lieberman, Harvard University - Why Exercise Really is Medicine (An Evolutionary Explanation) 
    - Dr. Samuel Cheuvront, of the United States Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine - Answers to 10 Common Questions About Hydration
    - Dr. Timothy Lightfoot, Texas A&M - Can you Be Born a Couch Potato? The Genetics that Control Your Physical Activity
    - Dr. Stella Volpe, Drexel University - Prevention of Weight Gain in a Large Portion Society
    - Dr. Samuel Headley, Springfield College - Exercise & Chronic Kidney Disease and
    - Mr. David Epstein, Sports Illustrated - Missing the Phenotypes for the Genotypes

    For more information, contact Lara Carlson, PhD, CSCS, FACSM at lcarlson@une.edu.