The 9th annual Tennessee Tech University Student Research Day was held on Thursday, April 10, 2014. The Department of Exercise Science had four posters that were presented. The department had two graduate students and 11 undergraduate student take part in the event.
The following students took part in the Student Research Day: Zach Arnold, Brittany Atkinson, Clint Flanagan, Taylor Hicks, Tara Hughes, Coty Keel, Jake Lockert, Keith Martin, Corbin Miles, Katie Phillips, Tori Ragan, Janie Roberts and Josh Wilson.
The group of Coty Keel, Jake Lockert and Josh Wilson took first place in the undergraduate division for the College of Education. The title of their research project was, “The effect of BMI and body composition on resting heart rate.”
The group of Clint Flanagan, Corbin Miles, Taylor Hicks and Katie Phillips took first place in the graduate division for the College of Education. The title of their research project was, “What effect does a six- and 12-week traditional vs. non-traditional (CrossFit- HIT) weight training class and gender have on muscular endurance?”