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UT Arlington hosts semi-annual sports medicine lecture

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

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Media Contact: Timothy Brown

ARLINGTON - Mindy Millard-Stafford, president of the American College of Sports Medicine, will be the featured speaker for a semi-annual sports medicine lecture at The University of Texas at Arlington.

The lecture will be held at noon Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the Lone Star Auditorium in the Maverick Activities Center. It will be open to the public.

Millard-Stafford, a professor and director of the Exercise Physiology Laboratory in the School of Applied Physiology at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will give a lecture entitled "Physiology of Endurance Performance: What Do We Really Know?"

As an experienced applied exercise physiology researcher, Millard-Stafford has focused most of her work on thermoregulation and fluid replacement during exercise in hot conditions. She has also investigated the implications of total body water on body composition assessment.

The American College of Sports Medicine promotes and integrates scientific research, education, and practical sports medicine and exercise science applications to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness and health.

Visit www.uta.edu/coed/kinesiology or call 817-272-3288 for more information.

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