The British Society of Gerontology (Scotland) are hosting a half day seminar on “Keeping Fit in Later Life” on March 15th 2012.
Venue: Glasgow Caledonian University, 3rd floor seminar room, Buchanan House, 58 Port Dundas Road. Glasgow G4 OHG.
Cost for attending will be £10 but free for unwaged and students. Download the registration form and send off to Dr Jane Robertson.
12-00 … Arrival and lunch
12-25 …. Welcome, Louise McCabe
12-30 …. Active Ageing – context, evidence and policy, Dawn Skelton
13-00 … Presentation 2 (title to be confirmed), Fergal Grace
13-30 …. The evidence for physical activity and dementia, Ruth Jepson
14-00 … Tea break
14-20 … Student presentations
14-50 … Presentation 4 (title to be confirmed), Emmanuelle Tulle
15-20 …. Open session/round table discussion and opportunity to share news
16-00 … Finish
Dr Fergal Grace is a Senior Lecturer at the University of the West of Scotland. He has been identified as one of the world’s most productive authors in anabolic steroid research, and also publishes in a variety of physiology related topics ranging from cardio-respiratory function to nutritional supplementation.
Dr Ruth Jepson is Senior Scientific Advisor, Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy (SCPHRP), MRC Human Genetics Unit, and Senior Research Fellow, Co-Director Centre for Public Health and Population Health.
Professor Dawn Skelton is Professor in Ageing and Health at Glasgow Caledonian University. Dawn is the Scientific Advisor for the Society for Physical Activity, the Prevention of Osteoporosis, Falls and Fractures, and the British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity.
Dr Emmanuelle Tulle is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Glasgow Caledonian University. Emmanuelle has over 10 years experience of conducting research on sport, physical activity and later life.