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VISITING SPEAKER: Tuesday Seminar - Prof Gareth Stratton

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Tuesday Seminar - Prof Gareth Stratton : 2011 Healthway Visiting Fellow: How can we effectively promote physical activity to children? Other events...
Professor Stratton’s is the 2011 Healthway Visiting Fellow and his areas of health promotion expertise are centred around physical activity, fitness and overweight/obesity in children and young people. His work on physical activity during school recess time is recognised as one of the most effective interventions that has used an environmental change stimulus to increase children’s physical activity and the work is now influencing public health policy across the world. Stratton is an associate editor of both the Archives of Exercise in Health and Disease, and the Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport. Professor Stratton chaired the NICE Group (www.nice.org.uk) that published guidance on physical activity in children and young people, was a member of the Department of Health Expert Group on Sedentary Behaviour, and is currently a member of the UK editorial group that is charged with writing the physical activity recommendations for the UK. Professor Stratton has led 17 PhD projects and he has attracted over £2million for research over the past 5 years.
Speaker(s) Professor Gareth Stratton
Location Seminar Room 3 & 4, Clifton St Campus, School of Population Health
Contact Louise Schreuders <[email protected]> : 6488 1228
URL https://www.sph.uwa.edu.au/students/seminars
Start Tue, 17 May 2011 11:00
End Tue, 17 May 2011 12:00
Submitted by Louise Schreuders <[email protected]>
Last Updated Fri, 17 Jun 2011 10:01
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