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Geoff Hartley, Faculty of Applied Health Science M.Sc. student and soon-to-be Ph.D. candidate, is the winner of the 2010 Graduate Student Research Award (M.Sc. competition).
The award is offered by the Environmental Physiology Interest Group (EPIG) of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
Geoff won for his abstract “The effect of a secret manipulation of ambient temperature on heat storage and voluntary exercise intensity” by Geoffrey L. Hartley, Andreas D. Flouris, Gregory W. McGarr, Michael J. Plyley and Stephen S. Cheung.
The competition criteria include scientific novelty and quality along with student contribution to the project and the lab group.
This abstract will be presented at the annual American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM) meeting in Baltimore June 2-5, 2010. As the ACSM is the largest and most influential scientific society in the field of sports medicine and exercise science this award is very prestigious.