Physical Activity Policy Through the Life Course

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National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Loughborough

LE113TU

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This Event forms part of the ESCR-funded Series on Ageing and Physical Activity http://seminars.ecehh.org/

This seminar will advance understanding of the policy process as it relates to physical activity in older age by critically discussing policy perspectives and evidence needs. It will help stakeholders focus their lobby efforts by encouraging a critical examination into how the policy process can lead to more effective distribution of resources. Speakers from the policy sphere, key stakeholder groups, and academia will provide various perspectives about engaging with the policy process to produce successful outcomes.

Confirmed Speakers include:

Dr Mike Brannan, Deputy National Lead for Adult Health and Wellbeing, Adults Health & Wellbeing Team, Public Health England.

David Terrace, Richmond Group Sports And Activity Lead at Age UK

Bob Laventure, Consultant on Physical Activity and Older People at the BHF National Centre for Physical Activity and Health, and HEPA Europe

Olawale Olanrewaju, Research Associate, University of Cambridge and specialist physiotherapist, West London Mental Health NHSTrust.

Yu-Ling Chen (Yo yo), PhD, Physical Activity and Public Health, Loughborough University

Cassandra Phoenix, PhD, Reader in Critical Health Psychology, Department for Health, University of Bath

Joe Piggin, PhD, Senior Lecturer in Sport Policy and Management, Loughborough University

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National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Loughborough

LE113TU

United Kingdom

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