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Public Talk: Exercise for your Body and Brain

October 29, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Diamond Centre Lecture Hall 2775 Laurel St

Come and join us for an evening of presentations on the latest knowledge in how the physical exercise impacts your body and brain.

Dr. Caterina Rosano

Dr. Caterina Rosano, MD, MPH, is a physician-scientist at the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition and a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh, specializing in Population Neuroscience of Aging. She has made significant discoveries into the neurobiological drivers of successful aging, helping us understand why some people age better than others. Dr. Rosano will present her talk entitled: Something in the Way We Move.

Dr. Brian Christie

Dr. Brian Christie, PhD, is Professor in the Division of Medical Sciences at the University of Victoria and an Affiliate Professor at the University of British Columbia. His research focuses on better understanding sentinel indicators of cognitive capacity and cognitive reserve in both acquired and congenital disorders, and he is best known for his work showing how diet and physical exercise can enhance synaptic structure and function in the adult brain. Dr. Christie will present his talk entitled: Exercising your Mind: How Exercise Impacts the Brain.

Dr. Bill Sheel

Dr. Bill Sheel, PhD, is a Professor in the School of Kinesiology and head of the Health and Integrative Physiology Lab at the University of British Columbia. His research focuses on understanding how biological sex (i.e., whether you are a female or male) influences the relationship between the respiratory system and the cardiovascular system during exercise. His studies are conducted with different patient populations to determine the potential therapeutic effects of physical exercise. Dr. Sheel will present his talk entitled: Sex Differences and Similarities in the Physiology of Exercise.

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Questions? Email: cogmob.research@hiphealth

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First Nations land acknowledegement

The UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm.

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