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
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.