2015 Speakers

Health, Kinesiology and Sport Management in the SEC

Tuesday April 7 - Rudder Theatre

8:00 - 9:15 a.m.

David Wasserman

"The Pathogenesis of Muscle Insulin Resistance: Thinking Outside the Cell"

-Video Introduction
-Lecture

  • Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt School of Medicine

Areas of Specialization:
Exercise, metabolism and diabetes

9:35 - 10:50 a.m.

Mark Wilson

"Lessons Learned From Three Decades of Worksite Research:  Where Do We Go From Here?"

-Video Introduction
-Lecture

  • Professor & Associate Dean, Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, University of Georgia

Areas of Specialization:
Worksite health promotion, social marketing of health promotion, and behavioral change interventions

11:10 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.

Jane Reckelhoff

"How Does Sex/Gender Influence Blood Pressure Control?"

-Video Introduction
-Lecture

  • Billy S. Guyton Distinguished Professor
  • Director, Women's Health Research Center
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center

Area of Specialization:
Women's health

12:45 - 2:00 p.m.

Dan Connaughton

“Risk Management in Sport & Physical Activity Programs”

-Video Introduction
-Lecture

  • Professor & Assoc. Dean, Department of Tourism, Recreation & Sport Management, University of Florida

Area of Specialization:
Risk management in sport and physical activity

2:20 - 3:35 p.m.

Steve Blair

“Physical Inactivity: The Biggest Public Health Problem of the 21st Century”

-Video Introduction
-Lecture

  • Professor, University of South Carolina

Area of Specialization:
Physical activity and health

3:55 - 5:10 p.m.

James Zhang

"Sustaining the Growing Trend of the Sport Industry in North America: A SWOT Analysis"

-Video Introduction
-Lecture

  • Professor, University of Georgia

Area of Specialization:
Business of sport

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
DLS Faculty / Graduate Assistant Reception Rudder Tower
11th Floor

 

Wednesday April 8 - Rudder Theatre

8:00 - 8:50 a.m.

 

Phil Bishop

"A TRUE Story of Blood, Sweat, (Pee), and Beers"

-Video Introduction
-Lecture

  • Professor, Exercise Science, Department of Kinesiology, University of Alabama

Areas of Specialization:
Physiology of clothing, thermal physiology, and sport performance in athletes and military personnel

9:10 - 10:00 a.m.

 

Tim Church

“Optimal Exercise Prescription for Living the Life You Want to Live"

-Video Introduction
-Lecture

  • Professor and McIIHenny Chair of Health Wisdom, Louisiana State University
  • Chief Medical Officer ACAP Health

Areas of Specialization:
Weight loss, clinical trials, depression, cancer survivorship, aging, diabetes, worksite health

10:20 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

 

Bob Wolfe

"Maximizing the Benefits of Exercise Through Nutrition"

-Video Introduction
-Lecture

  • Professor & Vice Chair, CTRAL, Reynolds Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas

Area of Specialization:
Healthy aging

11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

 

Richard Clayton

"Think BIG! Let's Improve the Rank of SEC States on Health"

-Video Introduction
-Lecture

  • Professor of Health Behavior, University of Kentucky

Areas of Specialization:
Tobacco and drug abuse and prevention

12:40 - 1:30 p.m.

Hollie Raynor

"Efficacy and Effectiveness of Physical Activity and Nutrition Interventions in Childhood Obesity Treatment"

-Video Introduction
-Lecture

  • Associate Professor, Director of Public Health Nutrition
  • Director, Healthy Eating and Activity Laboratory, University of Tennessee

Areas of Specialization:
Obesity/weight management

1:50 - 2:40 p.m.

Greg Sankey

"Finding Our Way Forward in the Modern Era of Intercollegiate Athletics"

-Video Introduction
-Lecture

  • Executive Associate Commissioner / COO Southeastern Conference
  • Representing Mississippi State University

Area of Specialization:
College athletics

3:00 - 3:50 p.m.

Bruce Gladden

“Lactate in Health and Disease”

-Video Introduction
-Lecture

  • Professor, Auburn University

Areas of Specialization:
Exercise, cancer and lactate

4:10 - 5:00 p.m.

Harold Laughlin

 

-Video Introduction
-Lecture

  • Professor & Chair, Veterinary Biomedical Sciences, University of Missouri

Area of Specialization:
Cardiovascular health

 

 

Thursday April 9 - Blocker 169

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Nick Lowery

 

-Video Introduction
-Lecture

  • Former NFL Kicker

Areas of Specialization:
Anti bullying campaigns