Lesley Vandermark

Lesley Vandermark

Clinical Education Coordinator

Clinical Assistant Professor


(HHPR)-Health, Human Performance, & Recreation

Phone: 479-575-5566

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Dr. Vandermark completed her PhD in Kinesiology at the University of Connecticut and took a position as the clinical coordinator and clinical assistant professor in the Graduate Athletic Training Program at the University of Arkansas in 2016.  After completing her bachelors degree in athletic training, Dr. Vandermark was a high school athletic trainer while completing her masters and doctoral degrees.  Dr. Vandermark's research interests include thermoregulation and hydration during exercise, and exertional heat stroke.

Thermoregulation during exercise

Hydration during exercise

Exertional heat stroke and other heat illnesses

Cooling modalities used before, during, and following exercise

ATTR 5463- Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries

ATTR 5262- Athletic Training Clinical V- Rehabilitation Lab

ATTR 5272- Athletic Training Clinical IV- Athletic Training Seminar

KINS 560v- Clinical Anatomy for Athletic Trainers

EXSC 5593- Practicum in Laboratory Instrumentation

B.S. in Athletic Training at California University of Pennsylvania (2010)

M.S. in Kinesiology at the University of Connecticut (2012)

Ph.D. in Kinesiology at the University of Connecticut (2016)

Douglas J. Casa Student-Athletic Trainer Research Award (2012)

Department of Kinesiology Master's Student of the Year Award, University of Connecticut (2012)

NATA REF Free Communications Program Doctoral Oral Presentation Award (2016)