Exercise Science Student Wins Research Award at Professional Meeting

Jackie Del Giorno answering questions by her poster.
Jackie Del Giorno, senior major in Exercise Science, was awarded 1st prize for her student research in the Undergraduate/Master classification at the Southeast American College of Sports Medicine in Birmingham, AL (February 14 – 16).

The title of Jackie’s presentation was: “Influence of exercise intensity on cognitive function during and following submaximal exercise.”

Jackie’s presentation was one of eight selected as finalists. The other student finalists represented College of Charleston, Wake Forest University, University of South Carolina, Appalachian State and Florida State University.

Jackie’s paper was co-authored by fellow Exercise Science student Kevin O’Leary and mentored by Exercise Science faculty members: Eric Hall, Wally Bixby and Paul Miller.
Her research was supported by Elon’s Undergraduate Research Program and the Honors Program.