Susan Yeargin is an associate professor of athletic training at the University of South Carolina. She serves on NATA's pronouncements and research committees. She was a task force member and author of the "Preseason Heat-Acclimatization Guidelines for Secondary School Athletics" and a coauthor of the recent NATA position statement update on exertional heat illnesses. She also serves as an expert for the Korey Stringer Institute's medical board. She has 15 years of experience conducting research, more than 40 peer-reviewed publications in the content area, and more than 20 professional presentations at the local, national, and international level on thermoregulation and hydration behaviors. Past studies include hydration status measurements, hydration behaviors of children and adolescents, heat acclimatization of youth, precooling ergogenic aids, cooling for heat illness treatment, core body temperature validity, and thermoregulation in exercising individuals. She has clinical experience with national cross-country and marathon competitions as well as Division I collegiate sports. She has been a professor for 10 years, teaching both undergraduate and graduate athletic training courses such as Preventing Sudden Death in Sport and Orthopedic Evaluation.
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