September 19th Event: The Environment, Physical Activity and your Health
August 17, 2018
Come for an evening of presentations on the latest knowledge in how the environment affects your physical activity and health. Light refreshments will be provided.
Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at 4:30 – 6:00pm
VGH Paetzold Auditorium 899 W 12th Ave, Vancouver
Register by Monday, September 17, 2018 at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-environment-physical-activity-andyour-health-tickets-48984068668
Dr. Marc Adams, PhD
Marc Adams, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the College of Health Solutions at
Arizona State University. Dr. Adams has research training in psychology and
public health, and a special interest in the development of interventions to
promote physical activity, healthful eating, and other behaviours critical to the
prevention of chronic diseases.
Dr. Brian Saelens, PhD
Brian Saelens, PhD is a Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry & Behavioural
Sciences at the University of Washington and Principal Investigator at Seattle
Children’s Research Institute. Among his various research interests, Dr.
Saelens explores how environmental factors and policies influence physical
activity and eating behaviours in children and adults.
Dr. Michael Koehle, MD
Dr. Koehle is a physician, practicing academic sport and exercise medicine at the
University of British Columbia, an Associate Professor in the School of
Kinesiology, and the Director of the Division of Sport and Exercise Medicine in
the Faculty of Medicine at UBC. His research focuses on the interaction between
exercise, the environment and health.