FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dr. Susan Yeargin, Top Sports Hydration and Heat Illness Expert, Joins MomsTeam.com
CONCORD, MA, May 24, 2010 - Susan Yeargin, Ph.D, ATC, has joined MomsTeam.com as its new hydration and heat illness expert. Dr. Yeargin is Assistant Professor in the Athletic Training Department at Indiana State University. An expert on child and adolescent hydration and heat illness, she is the author or co-author of sixteen peer-reviewed journal articles, and has made over 20 professional presentations at the local, national, and international level on thermoregulation and hydration behaviors.
Dr. Yeargin is the official liaison for the National Association of Athletic Trainers (NATA) to the American Red Cross, and serves as the NATA's representative on the American Heart Association and American Red Cross International First Aid Science Advisory Board. She was a NATA member on the Inter-Association Task Force which developed pre-season heat acclimatization guidelines for high school football, and has extensive athletic training experience at the high school and Division I collegiate level in football, basketball, ice hockey, soccer, swimming and diving, cross-country, track, and gymnastics, and volunteer on the medical staff at the Boston Marathon®.
In addition to the NATA, Dr. Yeargin is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and the International Athletic Trainers' Association. She received her B.S. in Kinesiology from James Madison, M.S. in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of Florida, and PhD in Exercise Physiology from the University of Connecticut.
"We are extremely pleased that Susan has joined our team of experts," said MomsTeam's founder and Editor-in-Chief, Brooke de Lench, "and we look forward to featuring her articles for sports parents on a wide variety of hydration topics."
Now celebrating its tenth anniversary, MomsTeam.com® is the premier online youth sports parenting information gateway for 90 million U.S. sports parents. The site currently offers over 5,000 pages of health and safety, parenting, nutrition and hydration information and news, forums, blogs, and advice from a team of leading experts, veteran sport parents, and Olympic athletes. In December 2008, Good Housekeeping magazine selected MomsTeam.com as one of the top youth sports parenting website.
For more information, please contact:
Brooke de Lench