Southeast Student Awarded American College of Sports Medicine Research Grant


Lucas Shrum, a second year graduate student pursuing his Master of Science in nutrition and exercise science, has been awarded a Student Research Grant by the Central States Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine for his project, “Accuracy of Resting Energy Expenditure Measurement Methods Across Body Mass Index Classifications.”

The research awards are given to one doctoral level student, one graduate level student, and one undergraduate level student. This competitive award requires students to submit a research proposal which is then scored by three professional members from the region. Students from institutions in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma are eligible to apply for these awards.

Shrum, a native of Patton, Missouri, is a graduate assistant in Southeast’s Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation. He received his Bachelor of Science in health management, exercise science option in 2016 from Southeast.