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02-18-2010


University of the Cumberlands hosts Zuspan Lecture

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Dr. Jody Clasey will present the annual Zuspan Lecture on Thursday, February 25 at 7:00pm in the Correll Science Complex, on campus.

Dr. Clasey’s presentation will focus on pediatric obesity and the possible unique barrier to healthier lifestyles. Her emphasis on this topic is related to rural Kentucky.

Clasey, of University of Kentucky, obtained her Ph. D. from the University of Illinois in 1993. Her areas of research interest include body composition analysis, the relationship among body composition measures, physical activity and hormone function. Dr. Clasey teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in exercise physiology.

The annual Zuspan Lecture is sponsored by Dr. Fredrick Zuspan, president of Perinatal Resources, Inc., Hilliard, Ohio.

The lecture is free and open to the public.