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Michael N. Sawka presenting "Erythroctye Volume Expansion: Aerobic Performance & Mechanisms Responsible"

posted May 3, 2010, 8:31 AM by Sherri DeFilipp

Presenter: Michael N. Sawka, PhD, FACSM
Chief, Thermal and Mountain Medicine Division, U. S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine
Title: "Erythrocyte Volume Expansion: Aerobic Performance & Mechanisms Responsible".
Date: Thursday, May 6th, 2010
Time: 6:00-7:00 pm
Location: Alfond 205, Biddeford Campus
About the Invited Speaker: Dr. Sawka's research interests are environmental (heat, cold, altitude) and exercise physiology, fluid / electrolyte balance and rehabilitation medicine. He has published >300 full-length scientific papers and is an editorial board member for American Journal of Physiology, Journal of Applied Physiology, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, International Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Thermal Biology, Oxford Research Forum.  He served on many scientific panels and professional committees such as those for the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences; National Institutes of Health; US Anti-Doping Agency; Partnership for Clean Competition; and North Atlantic Treaty Organization. He is active within the American Physiological Society and the American College of Sports Medicine. He serves as Chair of American Physiological Society’s Environmental and Exercise Physiology Section.
Co-sponsors: AES & AT Clubs
For more information:  Please contact Dr. Lara Carlson in the Department of Exercise & Sport Performance @ x2810 or