School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Events

12 April 2019

Research Seminar: Dr Karen Milton - The global physical activity movement - where have we come from and where are we going

Presented By Lifestyle for Health and Wellbeing
  • 12 - 1pm
  • YY.0.01, John Cooper Building

About this event

Dr Karen Milton - Lecturer in Public Health in the Norwich Medical School (UEA)

The global physical activity movement – where have we come from and where are we going

Date: Friday 12th April

Time: 12 – 1pm

Location: YY.0.01

Karen Milton is a Lecturer in Public Health in the Norwich Medical School at the University of East Anglia. Her research interests are in physical activity and public health where she has over fifteen years’ experience across measurement, interventions, evaluation and policy. Karen’s primary research interest is in population approaches to physical activity promotion, through different sector and multi-sectoral systems, and how to translate effective interventions into national policy and action. She is a Board member of the International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH), a Steering Committee member for the European Network for Health Enhancing Physical Activity (HEPA Europe), and a member of the UK Chief Medical Officers’ Expert Committee for Physical Activity. She has acted as an advisor to a range of national and international health promotion agencies including the Australian Heart Foundation, the Department of Health in England, and the World Health Organization (Regional Offices for Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean and WHO Headquarters, Geneva). She was also part of the Strategic Advisory Network for the development of the WHO Global Action Plan on Physical Activity.