Presentations Today to Cover Hydration, Student-Athletes in Sexual Minority

Cory Butts and Megan Turk
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Cory Butts and Megan Turk

University of Arkansas doctoral students Cory Butts and Megan Turk will give research presentations from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, in Room 311 of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building.

Butts is a doctoral student in exercise science. His presentation is titled "Combined Effects of Hypohydration, Muscle Damage and Exertional Hyperthermia on Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury," and his faculty adviser is Brendon McDermott.

Turk is a doctoral student in recreation and sport management. Her presentation is titled "A Case Study: Inclusion of Student-Athletes Who Identify as Sexual Minority at One NCAA Division I Institution," and her faculty adviser is Sarah Stokowski.

The presentations are part of the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation Research Seminar Series. The seminars are free and open to the public. The series is intended to expose students and faculty to research being conducted in the department.


Heidi S. Wells, director of communications
College of Education and Health Professions


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