Tag: physical activity

MSc Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health – An International perspective

I’m a Nutritionist, so I was interested always in physical activity so I think, that this was the programme that gathered everything together and it was quite unique.. My background is all in crisis counselling, drug rehabilitation… I’m an athlete, someone who’s very passionate about making sure that they’re as healthy as possible… My undergraduate…


LHI Webinar: Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (Part 1 of 5)

CARTER BLAKEY: During today’s webinar you will hear from several distinguished speakers. Assistant Secretary for Health, Howard Koh will introduce this month’s LHI topic, nutrition, physical activity and obesity. You will also hear remarks from HHS Regional Director for Region VI, Marjorie McColl Petty. And from CATCH Texas, Deanna Hoelscher will discuss the coordinated approach…


Metformin and Vitamin B12 Deficiency

The mechanism for low B12 with metformin, I don’t think has been completely sorted out but it appears to be a problem with absorption. [Music] It’s not related to intrinsic factors so the classic pernicious anemia that we all learned about in medical school that’s not really the mechanism but there seems to be something…


Exercise vs Diet

Trying to lose weight can be difficult, and while we all know a good combination of exercise and diet is essential, which one is more important? If you had to choose, should you be hitting the gym, or eating salads? There are many ways you can burn a few hundred calories; running for 20 minutes,…


How to Get Your Weight Gain Hormones Under Control

How to get your weight gain hormones under control. A lot of factors can influence body weight: your physical activity, genetics, eating habits and stresses. However, the most important role in this process still belongs to the hormones, which are responsible for the regulation of metabolism. Hormones command your body to store fat, or to…


MSc Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health

The Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences in the School for Policy studies focusses on research on exercise, nutrition, physical activity and public health. Our MSc has around 40 students every year and they all come from different backgrounds. Some students come directly from their undergraduate studies and others are already working professionals. This…


Caring For Someone With Cancer | How Champion Cancer Fitness Combats A Lack Of Physical Activity

(upbeat music) – Hello, and welcome to Spotlight, where we showcase phenomenal entrepreneurs and their stories. Cancer, a word none of us want to hear, and yet we hear it way too often. In fact, in the U.S. alone, over 1,500 people are diagnosed everyday. And although it can be terminal, the good news is,…


MSc Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health – What our students think

This MSc is very multi-dimensional. It offers you a nutrition prospect physical a physical activity prospect… Public health has so many different avenues you can go down. It’s really helped me focus on what motivates people… The determinant’s of people’s health behaviour – from young children, which is an area I’m particularly interested in through…


MSc Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health – An international student’s experience

Hi, my name’s Paris and I’m doing my Masters of Science in Nutrition Physical Activity and Public Health. So far the teaching has been really, really exceptional. Our lecturers and all of our professors are very prominent and very relevant in their fields. Every time you walk into a lecture you know you are going…