Events

Research Roundup - Don’t Blame the Games: Video Games as a Tool to Reduce Childhood Obesity

Summary

Presented by Dr Amanda Staiano, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana, U.S.

Start Date

29th Oct 2012 12:30pm

End Date

29th Oct 2012 1:30pm

Venue

See event listing - multiple sites via videolink

RSVP / Contact Information

Enquiries: RCS Reception on 6430 4550 or email rural.clinical.school@utas.edu.au.

Title: “Don’t Blame the Games: Video Games as a Tool to Reduce Childhood Obesity”

Speaker: Dr Amanda Staiano, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Division of Population Science, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana, U.S.

Description: Amanda Staiano, PhD, MPP, from Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will present emerging empirical evidence on the potential for active video games, i.e. “exergames,” to promote weight loss, physical activity, and psychosocial health among overweight and obese children and adolescents.

Venues:

UTAS RCS Burnie, Multi A (presentation site)

UTAS RCS Mersey, Seminar Room 1

UTAS Hobart, CML Building Level 5, 18 Elizabeth Street, Hobart

UTAS Launceston, NH.J036 School of Nursing, Newnham campus

In addition to the video conference sites listed below, other UTAS and DHHS sites may be requested by emailing rural.clinical.school@utas.edu.au

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