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Beth Evans

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
Koury Center (Athletics) 214
2525 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244
bevans12@elon.edu (336) 278-6791

Education

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)

PhD, Human Movement Science (Exercise Physiology specialization).  December, 2012.

Dissertation:  "The Impact of Acute Aerobic Exercise on Natural Killer Cell, Catecholamine, and Cortisol Responses in Breast Cancer Survivors."

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)

MA, Exercise and Sport Science (Exercise Physiolology specialization).  August, 2008.

Thesis:  "Cardiovascular and Blood Lactate Responses to Low, Moderate, and High Intensity Exercise in Breast Cancer Patients:  Is Intensity a True Reflection of Perceived Exertion?"

Rhodes College (Memphis, TN)

BS, Physics.  May, 2002.

Courses Taught

ESS 263:  NeuroMotor Control

ESS 321:  Biomechanics

ESSL 321:  Biomechanics Laboratory

ESS 322:  Epidemiology of Physical Activity

Research

I am an exercise physiologist, and my population of interest is cancer patients and survivors.  I study the physiologoical side effects of cancer treatments, as well as physiolgoical responses to aerobic exercise in these individuals.  My expertise lies in working with recent breast cancer survivors.

Professional Activities

Member of the American College of Sports Medicine (National and Southeast regional chapter), the International Society of Exercise and Immunology, the American Physiological Society, and the Council on Undergraduate Research

Awards

Karen E. Hornbostel Award.  American College of Sports Medicine Cancer Interest Group.  May, 2013.

Doctoral Student Research Award Finalist.  Southeast Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine.  February, 2013.

Future Faculty Fellowship.  Center for Faculty Excellence.  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  August, 2011.

Member of the Royster Society of Fellows.  Recipient of the John Motley Morehead Fellowship.  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  August, 2008-December, 2012.

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