External Seminar Series | Sedentary Behaviour - is all sitting bad?
|Dates:||16 September 2015|
|Times:||12:00 - 13:00|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work|
|Who is it for:||Adults, Alumni, Current University students, University staff|
|Speaker:||Prof Dawn Skelton|
Host: School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
About the event:
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social work run external research seminars every month. Presenters include research staff, Lecturers, Professors and field experts from external locations. Seminars are one hour long. All with interest or experience in the subject are welcome to attend.
Prof Dawn Skelton | Professor in Ageing and Health, Glasgow Caledonian University
Dawn Skelton is an exercise physiologist with a scientific research background. She is currently a Pro-fessor in Ageing and Health at Glasgow Caledonian University. She heads up the Healthy Ageing Re-search Group in the Institute of Applied Health Research. She is currently working with the University of Manchester in the ProFouND (Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination) European Network.
She specialises in research and health promotion concerning exercise and older people. Along with Susie Dinan Young, she designed and undertook the FaME (Falls Management Exercise) programme which forms the basis of the Postural Stability Instructor Training delivered by Later Life Training in the UK.
She co-hosted the 8th World Congress on Active Ageing in Glasgow in August 2012 and is a commis-sioned author for the WHO’s Health Evidence Network and the UK’s Department of Health. She sat on the Expert Panel for the Chief Medical Officers Start Active Stay Active recommendations for physical activity and public health in 2011.
Prof Dawn Skelton
Role: Professor in Ageing and Health
Organisation: Glasgow Caledonian University
Travel and Contact Information
Jean McFarlane Building