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24 September 2015

Keynotes for ISBNPA 2016

Keynotes for ISBNPA 2016

We are excited to announce our keynote speakers for the conference!

Adele Diamond 

The importance of cognitive, social, and emotional aspects of physical activity, when considering its benefits for improving executive functions
Professor of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Harry Dugmore 

Health communication and the media’s ability to influence health behaviours
Professor and Director, Discovery Centre for Health Journalism,  School of Journalism and Media Studies, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa

Gerard Hastings OBE

Social marketing and healthy lifestyle behaviours
Professor of Social Marketing, Emeritus Professor, Institute for Social Marketing,  University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland; the Open University; and L’École des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique

Vicki Lambert 

A regional perspective on physical activity and diet behavior
Professor and Director, Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Phil Morgan 

The role of family approaches in the prevention and management of obesity
Professor and Co-Director, The Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia