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Exercise is Medicine: Exercise Science Knows It, Medicine yet to Embrace It!

The Exercise and Sport Science group at Bond University will host a panel of speakers who will each give a short presentation on the conclusive evidence that exercise is medicine.

The panel will then open up audience engagement through a “question and answer” format.

The panel will discuss the national Exercise is Medicine project that aims to make physical activity a standard component of chronic disease prevention and management.

The event will be facilitated by Professor Peter Reaburn (Head of Exercise and Sport Science at Bond University and Exercise is Medicine Researcher) and the panel consists of:

  • Associate Professor Justin Keogh (Bond University SPEX Program). Exercise is Medicine researcher.
  • Associate Professor Mark Morgan (Phase 2 Lead, Bond Medicine). Writes guidelines and provides clinical advice to and on behalfof RACGP as Chair of the Expert Committee for Quality Care. Proponent of Exercise is medicine.
  • Tobias Atkins (Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Director of Atkins Health).
  • Dr Elise Turner (Practicing GP and strong proponent of Exercise is Medicine).

RSVP Here by Tue 08 October, 05:00 pm

RSVP Here by Tue 08 October, 05:00 pm

Venue: Bond Institute of Health & Sport, Level 1, Room 19, 2 Promethean Way, Robina

Date/Time: Part day | Wed 16 Oct 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (1.5hrs)

Event Organiser: Bond University

Contact: Justin Keogh

Email: Click here

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