Is Exercise Medicine? The Role of Exercise Science in Paediatrics
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Who this event is for
JHB Main Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus
Professor Craig Williams, a world leading researcher in paediatrics and exercise.
About the speaker:
Craig Williams is Professor of Paediatric Physiology and Health at the University of Exeter and is the Director of the Children’s Health and Exercise Research Centre (CHERC). He has been involved in paediatric exercise science research for the last 25 years and is internationally recognized for research in paediatric exercise physiology. He specialises in investigating the physiological responses to high intensity exercise and fatigue in children and adolescents (6-18 years). His work is translated both into clinical settings e.g., children with cystic fibrosis and congenital heart disease, as well as, applied youth sports performance.
About the talk:
In this talk he will be discussing the Exercise is Medicine initiative and how it fits into his paediatric research drawing upon examples from cystic fibrosis and congenital heart disease.