Lessons in aging well for beginners: at the intersection of diet and physical activity - Dr. Stuart Phillips, McMaster University


Start 20 October, 2022, 12 PM

End 1 PM

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Nora Roberge

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Stuart Phillips is a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Skeletal Muscle Health. He is also the Director of the McMaster University Physical Activity Centre of Excellence. Dr. Phillips has authored more than 350 research papers. In 2018-21 he was named to Clarivate’s Highly Cited Researchers list as a being in the top 1% of all cited researchers in nutrition and physiology research. Dr. Phillips is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.

Learning Objectives

  1. To explain the important role that skeletal muscle plays as we age
  2. To summarize what sarcopenia is and the confluence of it with obesity: sarcopenic-obesity
  3. To analyze dietary and activity interventions to mitigate sarcopenic-obesity and recognize the consequences

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