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Bruya-Wood Past Winners

Spring 2016

Faculty Judge Awards
  • Grand Prize for Outstanding Work:  $300 Scholarship:  Joseph Copeland for “Balance and Falling when Exercising with CIPN”
  • Outstanding Presentation: Frank Carney for “Autonomic Tone:  Effects of Muscular Contractions on Blood Pressure”
  • Outstanding Critical Thinking:  Bethany Pupava & Isabella Watt for “Effects of Resistance Training on Running Economy”
Student Judge Awards
  • Most Creative Topic:  Sidnee Glenn and Brittany Reid for “Systemic Lupus Erythematosus:  Exercise Outcomes on Activities of Daily Living and Health Related Quality of Life”
  • Best Presentation:  Alee Bryan for “Exercise and the Treatment of Postpartum Depression”
  • Most Innovative Poster Design:  Maddy St. John for “The Effects of Exercise on Chemotherapy and Radiation Treatments”
  • Best Professional Attire:  Allie Nunn and Annalise Odegaard for “Stress Dampening Effects of Physical Activity in Children”

Fall 2015

Faculty Judge Awards
  • Grand Prize for Outstanding Work:  $300 Scholarship:  Courtney Batts for “Resistance Training Effects on Body Composition in Obese Population”
  • Outstanding Presentation:  Kelsie Holtzlider for “Spinal Loading with Weight Lifting and Chronic Low Back Pain Relief”
  • Outstanding Presentation:  Trevor Novobielski for “Effects of Chronic Exercise on Fibromyalgia Syndrome”
  • Outstanding Critical Thinking: Brandon Austin for “The Impact of Exercise Intervention on the Vascular Health of Adolescent Youth”
  • Outstanding Critical Thinking:  Zack Schneider and Skylar Vieselmeyer for “When Exercise Becomes Too Much:  Exertional Rhabdomyolysis”
Student Judge Awards
  • Most Creative Topic:  Fredrikke Hall and Alina Reed for “The Effects of Altitude on Performance in Elite Endurance Athletes”
  • Best Presentation:  Delaney E. Keser for “Music and Rhythm:  Revolutionizing Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease”
  • Most Innovative Poster Design:  Alyssa Ryder for “Exercise:  A Proven Medicine for Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias”
  • Best Professional Attire:  Rick Ayala and Elias Whitefoot for “Proper Nutrition for Optimal Performance in Collegiate Athletes”

Spring 2015

Faculty Judge Awards
  • Grand Prize for Outstanding Work: $300 scholarship: Brandon Todd and Alee Bryan for “Rapid Weight Loss in Combat Sports”
  • Outstanding Presentation: Abigail Wojtanowicz for “Biomechanical Benefits of Exercise on Patients with Parkinson’s Disease”
  • Outstanding Critical Thinking: Mike McAdie and Darius Porter for “Improving Functional Movement in Youth” and Alex Waddell and Megan Kubitz for “Coffee Negates Effects of Caffeine as Ergogenic Aid”
Student Judge Awards
  • Most Creative Topic: Annie Leendertsen and Caitlin Prouse for “The Relationship Between Military Body Armor and Thermoregulation”
  • Best Presentation: MacKenzie Wilson and Mitchell Tetschner for “Efficacy of the Functional Movement Screen to Predict Injury Susceptibility”
  • Most Innovative Poster Design: Chris Stokesbary and Julia Colosimo for “Effects of Exercise in Treating Postpartum Depression”
  • Best Professional Attire: Clinton Marshall for “Rheumatoid Arthritis and Resistance Training” and Emily Mills and Kaya Knaggs for “Cardiovascular Fitness and Effect on Academic Performance”
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