Athletic training professor named to First Aid Science Advisory Board

October 2 2007

Susan Walker Yeargin, assistant professor of athletic training at Indiana State University, was recently appointed as the National Athletic Trainers’ Association delegate to the American Heart Association’s International First Aid Science Advisory Board.

Yeargin, an expert in such critical first aid issues such as heat stroke, hydration, hyponatremia and heat cramps, received her doctorate in exercise science from the University of Connecticut. Yeargin, whose most recent professional publication is titled, “Recovery and Return to Activity Following Exertional Heat Stroke,” also is an appointee to the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Foundation Free Communication Board.

Yeargin joined the athletic training faculty at ISU this fall.

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Contact: Susan Walker Yeargin, assistant professor of athletic training, Indiana State University, syeargin@isugw.indstate.edu or (812) 237-3962

Writer: Claudine Gaston, media relations intern, Indiana State University, (812) 237-3790 or kspanuello@isugw.indstate.edu

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Susan Walker Yeargin, assistant professor of athletic training at Indiana State University, was recently appointed as the National Athletic Trainers' Association delegate to the American Heart Association's International First Aid Science Advisory Board.

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