Physical activity: the latest on its contribution to energy balance and health BNF

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Physical activity conference


CLOSING DATE for Registration Friday 7th October

Physical Activity Registration Form

Thursday October 13th 2011

Physical activity is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle, as well as the foods and drinks we consume. This conference aims to bring nutrition and physical activity together and provide a fascinating update on the latest evidence on how physical activity affects health and risk of disease, as well as looking at the practical aspects of recommendations on physical activity and how these can be implemented. The draft programme is shown below:

To register, please use the registration form attached at the bottom of this page.

Draft Programme

76 Portland Place, London


  • Physical activity and energy balance. Dr David Stensel, University of Loughborough
  • Physical activity and prevention and treatment of diabetes. Dr Ashley Cooper, University of  Bristol
  • Physical activity and cancer. Professor John Saxton, University of East Anglia
  • Physical activity, cognitive function and decline. Professor Ken Fox, University of Bristol
  • UK guidelines for physical activity – principles and subtleties. Paul Stonebrook, Department of Health
  • Why are some adults active and others not? Dr Melvyn Hillsdon, University of Exeter

Case studies of interventions on diet and physical activity – best practice for increasing physical activity in the context of a healthy lifestyle. Professor Janice Thompson, University of Bristol

Physical activity: the latest on its contribution to energy balance and health BNF
Οκτωβρίου 13, 2011