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NIDDK webinar: Physical Activity: Making Sense of Current Research, Persistent Myths, and Common Barriers

  • Event Summary

     NIDDK hopes participants gain a better understanding of current physical activity research, guidelines, myths, and sample strategies to overcome roadblocks to physical activity.  Following the webinar, we also hope that attendees are able to identify free physical activity tools and resources from the NIH and other organizations.



    Dr. Jessica Unick, PhD Assistant Professor (Research) Brown University Medical School

    Leslie Curtis, MA Director, Weight-control Information Network NIDDK, National Institutes of Health

    Learning Objectives: Attendees will better be able to:

    • Identify and understand the national physical activity guidelines
    • Recognize several common physical activity myths
    • Acknowledge barriers to physical activity participation and develop strategies to help patients overcome these barriers
    • Identify physical activity web content and tools from NIDDK and other sources


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