COVID-19 lifestyle education sessions: COVID-19 and obesity

Exercise and weight management
Dr James King - Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology, Loughborough University

Dr King will deliver two talks in the session. In his first talk, he will discuss the most recent scientific evidence which has identified a link between obesity and COVID-19. On this backdrop, the merits of physical activity as a therapeutic tool for weight management will be discussed in his second talk.

Diet and weight management
Dr David Clayton - Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Nottingham Trent University

Dr Clayton’s talk will focus on different dietary approaches to weight management. He will begin by outlining the latest research findings on weight loss diets, before delving into more detail on some of the most popular methods of dieting, including traditional calorie restriction diets, intermittent fasting and low-carbohydrate diets. Dr Clayton will summarise with some key considerations for achieving weight loss via diet alteration.

Sessions will be recorded and made available on the NCSEM website.

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Alison Stanley
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To book your place please email Alison Stanley: stating which which session(s) you would like to attend. Details for accessing the live online talks will be emailed the day before the event. Sessions will be recorded and made available on the NCSEM website.