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Undergraduate Research

Faculty Information

Name: Dr. Shawn M. Arent
Phone: 803-576-8394
Campus: Columbia
College: Public Health
Department: Exercise Science
Position: Professor; Chair
Research Interests: The relationship between physical activity and stress and the implications for health and performance; Endocrine mechanisms and biomarkers related to the HPA axis and inflammation; Potential efficacy of acute and chronic resistance training as well as nutritional interventions for improving functional capabilities, mental health states, and the systemic response to stress in athletes, military and first-responders, adolescents, and special populations; Physiological responses to training-related stressors and their contribution to optimal performance and recovery
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