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17 March 20151.00pm - 2.00pm
The rise in interest in anti-fat bias parallels the recognition of obesity as a public health problem and a general failure to bring about change. This talk will address questions around anti-fat bias, its consequences and what our professional response should be.
24 March 20151.00pm - 2.00pm
In this talk, Professor Jackson will discuss a new mechanism of thrombosis and vascular occlusion that is triggered by dying platelets in the intestinal microvasculature
31 March 20151.00pm - 2.00pm
Sustainable physical activity behaviour change: a realistic possibility or is public health chasing its tail?
The evidence for the preventive and therapeutic health benefits of regular physical activity is overwhelming, yet, the population remains largely inactive and physical activity is considered solely a matter of individual responsibility. Associate Professor Stamatakis discusses this disconnect.