Sports Medicine Student Research Symposium | School of Health & Human Performance

Located in the Northern Center, Founders Room. The event will take place on December 11th, 2023 from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.  AM/PM Refreshments will be provided.

Tentative Schedule PresenterTitle of Presentation
8:00 - 9:00 KEYNOTE -
Dr. Isaac Wedig
Dr. Wedig (Asst. Professor SHHP) will kick off the symposium with a keynote address!
9:00 - 9:30AT-1Madi Eddy, Emma JohnsonThe Menstrual Cycle and How it Affects Cognition and Performance in Sport in Healthy, Naturally Cycling Women: Literature Review 
9:30 - 9:45ES-1Kyle HartzellManipulation of Joint Angles in Post-Activation Potentiation Focused Training Strategies: Implications for Athletic Performance
9:45 - 10:00ES-2Kennedy Litvinoff 
10:00 - 10:30AT-2Brianna Bouwer, Alexis Foster, Shelby LaCosseAnalyzing the Perceived Workload for Athletic Trainers by Comparing Injury Rates Between Varsity Sports at a Midwestern University
10:30 - 10:45ES-3Giuseppe Capello RealThe Effects of Bilateral Deficit on Linear Sprint and Change of Direction
10:45 - 11:00ES-4Fernando AbascalBlood Flow Resistance Training as an Exercise Alternative for Type 2 Diabetes and its Impact on Health
11:00 - 11:30AT-3Courtney Handlen, Rachel ColeNutrition Literacy in Northern Michigan University Varsity Athletes
11:30 - 11:45ES-5Lily CarterEffects of Voluntary Controlled Breathing on Cardiovascular Physiology
11:45 - 12:00ES-6Riley BarlageBackward Running: An Enhancement for Sport Speed and Acceleration 
12:00 - 1:00
1:00 - 1:30AT-4Maisie Zahn, Demetrise MullenPrevalence of Compartment Syndrome Among Michigan NCAA Athletics
1:30 - 1:45ES-7Jordan FleuryEffects of Ischemic Preconditioning on Rock Climbing Performance
1:45 - 2:00ES-8Cassie WislerThe Menstrual Cycle: Effects on Exercise Performance and Metabolism
2:00 - 2:30
AT-5Alex Gilliam, Trevor HansonRise to Shine: Sleep Deficiency and its Effect on Perceived Academic and Physical Performance in College Athletes at a Rural Midwestern DII University
2:30 - 2:45ES-9 Rafia ShamsiThe Metabolic Cost of Walking in Older Adults using Carbon Fiber Insoles 
2:45 - 3:00ES-10Courtney OliverDeep Ocean Mineral Water as a Novel Hydration Strategy During Marathon Running
3:00 - 4:00 ES 422/ES 521/ATR 575POSTER Presentations