The University of Arizona Arthritis Center
Living Healthy with Arthritis program presents:
"Exercise and the Osteoporosis-Sarcopenia Duo"
(Please register, but it is not necessary to bring a printed "ticket" to lecture)
When: Wednesday, March 5, 2014
6:00 - 7:15 p.m.
Where: DuVal Auditorium
The University of Arizona Medical Center, Room 2600
1501 N. Campbell Avenue
Who: Timothy Lohman, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Departments of Physiology and Nutritional Sciences The University of Arizona
About the Lecture: Join us as Dr. Lohman presents cutting-edge research and information on the prevention of excess bone and muscle loss as we age. He will also discuss the current status of bone and muscle loss with age and the individual variation around the norms. In addition, research related to the importance of exercise and preventative stretegies for osteopenia, osteoporosis and sarcopenia will also highlight this presentation. Dr. Lohman will guide participants on practical steps that individuals at risk can take to have a lifetime of bone and muscle health.
About Dr. Lohman:
Dr. Lohman has conducted research in body composition and worked in the areas of fitness and body composition in children and adults for the past 40 years. He was the Principal Investigator of the BEST (Bone, Estrogen and Strength Training) study, which was designed to investigate long term effects of strenth training on bone mineral density and body composition. Dr. Lohman has worked in the area of fitness and body composition for the past 35 years and has published over 300 articles and chapters in this area. He is currently co-editor of the revised edition of Human Body Composition and a member of the International Olympic Committee Ad Hoc Body Composition Committee. He is the author of the book, 'Advances in Body Composition Assessment, and the co-author of the book "Human Body Composition".
Parking is available in the University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus visitor/patient parking garage. The fee is $1.50 per hour, cash only.