"Exercise and the Osteoporosis-Sarcopenia Duo:
Promoting a Lifetime of Bone and Muscle Health"
When: Wednesday, March 5, 2014
6:00 - 7:15 p.m.
Where: DuVal Auditorium
The University of Arizona Medical Center,
1501 N. Campbell Avenue
Who: Timothy G. Lohman, PhD
Physiology and Nutritional Sciences
Retired Director of the Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition
The University of Arizona
About the Lecture:
Join us as Dr. Lohman presents cutting-edge research and information on the prevention of excess bone and muscle loss as we age. He will also discuss the current status of bone and muscle loss with age and the individual variation around the norms. In addition, research related to the importance of exercise and preventative strategies for osteopenia, osteoporosis and sarcopenia will also highlight this presentation. Dr. Lohman will guide participants on practical steps that individuals at risk can take to have a lifetime of bone and muscle health.
About Dr. Lohman:
Dr. Lohman has conducted research in body composition and worked in the areas of fitness and body composition in children and adults for the past 40 years. He was the Principal Investigator of the BEST (Bone, Estrogen and Strength Training) Study, which was designed to investigate long term effects of strength training on bone mineral density and body composition. Dr. Lohman has published over 300 articles and chapters in the areas of fitness and body composition. He is currently co-editor of the revised edition of Human Body Composition and a member of the International Olympic Committee Ad Hoc Body Composition Committee. He is the author of the book 'Advances in Body Composition Assessment', and co-author of the book 'Human Body Composition'.
Tickets for Event:
Prior registration is required, however it is not necessary to bring a printed ticket to the lecture.
Parking is available in the University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus visitor/patient parking garage. The fee is $1.50 per hour, cash only.
The Living Healthy With Arthritis community outreach and public education program focuses on healthy lifestyle education and patient empowerment while living with arthritis. The lecture series features a wide range of topics utilizing both community speakers and medical and health professionals from the University of Arizona.
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