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Just good medicine - The role of physical activity in the prevention and management of long term conditions conference

The British Heart Foundation National Centre will be holding its annual conference on Tuesday 22nd September 2015 at Loughborough University in partnership with the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine England. This years conference theme is ‘Just good medicine’ – The role of physical activity in the prevention and management of long term conditions. 

This conference will explore the current and potential role of physical activity in the prevention and management of long term conditions.

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Click the link above for further details on the content of the programme, including breakout sessions. 

Why attend?

This conference will provide you with the opportunity to:

• examine the current and emerging evidence on the role physical activity plays in disease prevention and long term condition management

• consider current commissioning priorities for the prevention and management of long term conditions and discuss where physical activity can help achieve these

• discuss the opportunities, realities and practical ideas for integrating physical activity into primary and secondary care

• unpick what the evidence says about how to design effective physical activity behaviour change interventions

• join in the debate about genetics, physical activity, sedentary behaviour and tailoring physical activity prescriptions for people with long term conditions

• network with a range of professionals from across academia, primary and secondary care, public health, health and social care, and the voluntary and leisure sector.