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Resilient Regions Week - Physical Activity and Public Health- What we Know, What we Think we Know, What we Need to Find out and EViSS workshop

Presented by Eminent Visiting Scholar, Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis, University of Sydney.

Date: 01 October 2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Venue: Toowoomba - C204 (Presentation - also available via Zoom), Toowoomba - C305 (Workshop)
Contact: For more information, please contact Tracy Kolbe-Alexander.
Booking:

You can attend one or both of these sessions.

Please register via HR UConnect.

Physical Activity and Public Health- What we Know, What we Think we Know, What we Need to Find out - Please register here.

Workshop - Please register here.
 

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Presentation:

9.30am - 11.00am;  Toowoomba - C204

Physical Activity and Public Health- What we Know, What we Think we Know, What we Need to Find out
Professor Stamatakis will provide an overview of recent advances in physical activity and public health, including areas of focus for the future. He will also discuss ‘the evidence uncertainties and how they can be addressed’.

Workshop:

11.00am - 3.00pm;  Toowoomba - C305

11.00am – 12.30pm - Workshop: Getting published
12.30pm – 1.30pm -   Lunch break
1.30pm - 3.00pm  - Workshop: Promoting and Communicating Your Research and Your Research Profile in the Media.
A light lunch will be served.

You can register for one or both of the sessions.

Professor Stamatakis leads a research program of epidemiologic and interventional research investigating how lifestyles and health related behaviours (physical activity, sedentary behaviour, screen time, alcohol consumption, sleep, dog ownership) influence cardiometabolic health, mental wellbeing and mortality risk; and how the socioeconomic environment influences these lifestyle health behaviours and their health effects.