Mount Union Faculty Members to Present Research

February 21, 2013

ALLIANCE, Ohio—The University of Mount Union Faculty Research Forum will be held at 11:10 a.m. on Thursday, February 28 in Tolerton and Hood Hall, Room 100.

Presenting faculty members are Dr. Lonnie Lowery and Dr. Paul Muller.

Lowery, assistant professor of human performance and sport business, will present “Dietary Protein, Caffeine, and Exercise: What Do We Really Know?”

Prior to coming to Mount Union, Lowery served as assistant and associate professor in both exercise physiology and nutrition programs. He holds Masters degrees in exercise physiology and in nutrition/dietetics and a doctorate in exercise physiology, all from Kent State University. His work with graduate and undergraduate students has most recently produced a book chapter looking at the safety of high-protein diets (2012), and he has plans to present and publish caffeine-related research with Mount Union students in 2013. Lowery is also a Registered Dietitian (RD) and past president of the American Society of Exercise Physiologists.

Muller, associate professor of sociology, will present “Why does experiencing violence increase delinquency?”

Muller received a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology from Brigham Young University and Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in sociology from the University of New Hampshire, where he was an instructor until 2004.

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