Student Research Awards
Central States students who present at the regional conference are eligible for student research awards. The Outstanding Student Research Awards are given for each level, undergraduate, master's and doctoral. Application and eligibility details are in the Abstract Submission Guidelines for the Annual Meeting. The winner in each category is provided with financial support to present at the ACSM Annual Meeting in Orlando.
The best student poster is nominated to compete in the President's Cup at the ACSM Annual Meeting in Orlando. The chapter provides financial support for student travel.
Congratulations to the 2018 Student Research Grant Recipients
Elizabeth Ott (University of Missouri) Role of the carotid chemoreceptors in blood flow and blood pressure regulation during exercise in diabetes
Seth Sievers (Southeast Missouri State University) Acute Effects of Resistance Training Intensity and Volume on Serum Cortisol Response in Division I American Football Linebackers
Samuel Buchanan (University of Oklahoma) Alterations of C-Mirna Expression from Whole-Body Vibration and Resistance Exercise in Postmenopausal Women
Aaron Caldwell (University of Arkansas) Influence of heating, standing, and biological sex on vascular dysfunction associated with long-duration sitting
Mitchel Magrini (Oklahoma State University) The Physiological Determinants of Rate of Force Production Across the Life Span
Central States Student Research Grants
The Central States Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine offers two research grants per year at the undergraduate, masters, and PhD level (six grants total).
- The student is attending a university in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, or Oklahoma.
- The student is majoring in an ACSM related field (e.g., clinical/applied or basic exercise science or sports medicine.
- The student has a minimum of a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
- The student is a current CSACSM member (as of time of the grant submission)
- The student’s mentor has been a CSACSM member for at least one year prior to grant submission.
- The student is able to attend and present his/her proposal at the Fall CSACSM Regional Meeting. (The 2018 Regional Meeting will be held in Kansas City on October 18-19)
Grant applications are accepted in the spring, keep an eye out for the next call for proposals.