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PhD in Kinesiology- University of Connecticut (2007)

MS in Exercise Science- University of Florida (2003)

BS in Athletic Training- James Madison University (2001)

Susan Yeargin is an assistant professor of Athletic Training. She serves on NATA’s Pronouncement’s and Free Communications Committees. She was a task force member and author of the Pre-Season Heat-Acclimatization Guidelines for Secondary School Athletics. She also serves as an expert for the Korey Stringer Institute’s Medical Board and Panel. She has 10 years of experience conducting research, 25 peer-reviewed publications in the content area, and over 20 professional presentations at the local, national, and international level on thermoregulation and hydration behaviors. Past studies include hydration status measurements, hydration behaviors of children and adolescents, heat acclimatization of youth, pre-cooling ergogenic aids, cooling for heat illness treatment, core body temperature validity, and thermoregulation in exercising individuals. She has clinical experience with national cross country and marathon competitions as well as Division I collegiate sports. She has been a professor for five years teaching both undergraduate and graduate Athletic Training courses such as Sudden Death in Sport and Orthopedic Evaluation.

Thermoregulation and Hydration Behaviors in Youth Athletes, Collegiate Athletes, Firefighters, and active populations.

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