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Physical Activity: Making Sense of Current Research, Persistent Myths, and Common Barriers

June 6, 2017
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Event Details

Description

In this webinar, guest speaker Dr. Jessica Unick will clarify the national physical activity guidelines and share current research on physical activity and its effect on overall health. During the webinar and discussion, we will debunk some persistent myths about physical activity and provide evidence-based strategies to help your patients meet their goals. Supporting resources and tools from the NIDDK and other groups will be highlighted.

Learning Objectives

Attendees will better be able to:

  • Identify and understand the national physical activity guidelines
  • Recognize several common physical activity myths
  • Acknowledge barriers to physical activity participation and develop strategies to help patients overcome these barriers
  • Identify physical activity web content and tools from NIDDK and other sources