Exercise alternatives a good idea for treating heart, lung disease?
What: Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention presentation:
Getting to the Heart of the Matter
Who: Neil Eves, associate professor; Jinelle Gelinas, master’s student;
and Nia Lewis, post-doctoral fellow
When: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 12 to 1 p.m.
Where: University Centre, 3272 University Ave, UBC’s Okanagan campus, Kelowna
For years, researchers believed exercise was one of the best ways to treat cardiovascular illness. This should also be true for those who suffer with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, it may not be that simple.
Researchers from the Centre of Heart, Lung and Vascular Health, Faculty of Health and Social Development at UBC’s Okanagan campus have been studying the growing number of people who live with COPD and how exercise may slow down, or even reverse, cardiovascular disease in these patients.
Join Assoc. Prof. Neil Eves, along with master’s student Jinelle Gelinas and post-doctoral fellow Nia Lewis, as they disclose their findings and discuss what might be the best way for COPD patients to reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease.
This event is free and open to the public. It takes place Thursday, March 14, noon to 1 p.m. at University Centre, Room 334, 3272 University Ave., UBC’s Okanagan campus, Kelowna.
This is a Partnership in Research Seminar Series event and is sponsored by the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention.
To attend, please RSVP to: http://gothealth.eventbrite.ca
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