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Expert Roundtable: Physical Activity, Health, and Well-Being in Brazil

Date Mar 7, 2013 - Mar 8, 2013
Sponsor

Center on Health, Aging, and Disability
Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies
Hewlett Foundation

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This roundtable will bring together experts from Brazil and the United States to discuss contemporary approaches to improve health and well being through physical activity of the Brazilian population. A 2-day meeting is planned with presentations and discussion groups to help stimulate new and effective intervention programs that can facilitate the prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the Brazilian population.

Participants:

  • Pedro Curi Hallal—Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Brazil
  • Deborah Carvalho Malta—Brazilian Ministry of Health
  • Michael Pratt—Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Victor Matsudo—Celafiscs, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Rodrigo Siqueira Reis—Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Brazil
  • Alex Florindo—Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Tania Benedetti—Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
  • Jesus Soares—Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Jeffer Sasaki—University of Massachusetts, Department of Kinesiology
  • David Buchner—University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
  • Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko—University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
  • Ian Brooks—University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, National Center for Supercomputing Applications

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