From frail to fit: Activity-based approaches to lessen functional decline
Noted professor of neuromuscular and exercise physiology, Dr. Jennifer Jakobi, is slated to visit the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management to present From frail to fit: Activity approaches to lessen functional decline.
Dr. Jakobi, an associate professor of the University of British Columbia School of Health and Exercise, Faculty of Health and Social Development, will discuss the importance of identifying frailty early, and how physiological measures can inform appropriate exercise interventions to mitigate age-related functional decline, and potentially enhance the design of sex-specific interventions.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 29, 10 a.m.
WHERE: Room 220 Active Living Centre
COST: Free & open to all
There will also be an introductory presentation by FKRM graduate student, Nicole Johnston, entitled, Exercise Rehabilitation for Adults with Frailty.