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Graduate Students

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Joseph Beals, M.S.

Graduate Student, Division of Nutritional Sciences

Email: jbeals2@illinois.edu

 Education

  • 2012       B.S., Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO, USA)
  • 2014       M.S., Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO, USA)

 About

Joe’s current projects focus on the impact of excess weight on how the body stores or uses the food we eat.


 

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Sarah Skinner, M.S.

Graduate Student, Department of Kinesiology and Community Health

Concentration: Exercise Physiology

Email: sarahks2@illinois.edu

Education
• 2014 B.S., University of Rochester (Rochester, NY, USA)
• 2016 M.S., Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY, USA)

About

Sarah has research interests in the areas of nutrition and exercise metabolism, with particular emphasis on how resistance exercise training and dietary macronutrient modulation may impact various metabolic processes.


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Isabel G. Martinez, B.S.

Graduate Student, Department of Kinesiology and Community Health

Concentration: Exercise Physiology

Email: igm2@illinois.edu

Education

  • 2014 B.S., University of the Philippines – Diliman (Quezon City, Manila, Philippines)
  • Registered Nutritionist – Dietitian (Philippines)

About

Research interests in the area of nutrition and exercise performance; specifically, evaluation and development of products and nutritional strategies for performance enhancement, injury prevention and management and overall health promotion in athletes and individuals.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Susannah Scaroni, B.S.

Graduate Student, Division of Nutritional Sciences

Email: scaroni1@illinois.edu

Education

  • 2011 A.A., Chemistry and Health Sciences at Carroll College (Helena, MT)
  • 2014 B.S., Dietetics at the University of the Illinois Urbana-Champaign  (Urbana, IL)

About

Susannah has  a research interest in the area of nutrition and exercise performance. Specifically, the identification of more effective nutritional strategies to enhance exercise performance and/or prevent injuries in athletes and individuals. In addition to this, she has an interest in identification of unique nutritional needs of athletes with physical disabilities.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amadeo Félix Salvador, M.S.

Graduate Student, Department of Kinesiology and Community Health

Concentration: Exercise Physiology

Email: amadeos2@illinois.edu

Education

  • 2013 B.S. Physical Education. Santa Catarina State University (Florianopolis, SC, Brazil)
  • 2015 M.S., Human Movement Science. Santa Catarina State University (Florianopolis, SC, Brazil)

About

Amadeo has a research interest in the area of nutrition and exercise performance. Specifically, he has an interest in identification of preconditioning and nutritional strategies for optimal performance in team sport athletes. In addition, Amadeo has experience in strength and conditioning training for football athletes.


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