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Event Type:  Webinar
Title:  Physical Activity: Making Sense of Current Research, Persistent Myths, and Common Barriers
Description:  In this webinar, guest speaker Dr. Jessica Unick will clarify the national physical activity guidelines and share current research on physical activity and its effect on overall health. During the webinar and discussion, we will debunk some persistent myths about physical activity and provide evidence-based strategies to help your patients meet their goals. Supporting resources and tools from the NIDDK and other groups will be highlighted.

Learning Objectives:

Attendees will better be able to…

-Identify and understand the national physical activity guidelines
-Recognize several common physical activity myths
- Acknowledge barriers to physical activity participation and develop strategies to help patients overcome these barriers
-Identify physical activity web content and tools from NIDDK and other sources
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Tuesday, June 06, 2017   1:00pm - 2:00pm Add To Outlook Calendar     Add To iCal Calendar     Add To Entourage Calendar
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Name:   Dr. Jessica Unick
Title:   Assistant Professor (Research)
Organization:   Brown University Medical School
City/Province:   Providence
State:   Rhode Island
Country:   USA
Name:   Leslie Curtis, MA
Title:   Director, Weight-control Information Network
Organization:   NIDDK
City/Province:   Bethesda
State:   Maryland
Country:   USA

Organization(s):  [NIH] National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Location:  Off Campus

Name:   NIDDK Outreach
Phone:   1-800-860-8747
Fax:   301-634-0716
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