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Movement behaviours matter! - Implications for older adults' health

Associate Professor Eduardo Caldas Costa

PhD Department of Physical Education - Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. Clinical Exercise and Aging Research Group (ExCE)

This seminar aims to present the current understanding on older adults’ movement behaviours and their implications on health, with focus on cardiometabolic health. Topics covered include:

  • brief timeline of research on movement behaviours,
  • definitions of movement behaviours,
  • characteristics of older adults' movement behaviours, and
  • impact of movement behaviours on health outcomes in older adults.

All University of Otago and Southern District Health Board staff and students are welcome to attend.

Zoom link

Zoom ID: 785276986
Password: 580603

Date Friday, 31 March 2023
Time 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Audience All University,Allied health professionals
Event Type Seminar
Online and in-person
DepartmentMedicine (Dunedin)
Location9th Floor Seminar Room, Dunedin Public Hospital, Dunedin, and via zoom.
Contact NameAmanda Buchanan

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