ISBNPA 2015 Satellite Meeting: Determinants of sedentary behaviour across the life course: synthesis and consensus meeting

Start Date: 06/08/2015
End Date: 06/09/2015
Place: Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow, G4 0BA
Organization: DEDIPAC consortium
defined as a
cluster of
individual behaviours where
sitting or lying is the dominant mode of posture and energy expenditure is very
is now
recognised as the largest reservoir of physical inactivity and a risk factor
for health and wellbeing. Reducing sedentary behaviour is a public
health challenge internationally. Currently there is disparate and limited
knowledge about its determinants across the life course to inform

This meeting will bring together epidemiologist, psychologist,
clinicians, economist, rehabilitation, life, health, behavioural and social
scientists to define a consensus system approach model of the life course
determinants of sedentary behaviour. The meeting will be held as part of the
European Knowledge hub on Determinants of Diet and Physical Activity ( During the meeting all attendees will be able to
voice their opinion and watch consensus unfolding in real-time using the latest
interactive information technology and consensus methodology. 
Keynote speakers (Neville Owen, Jo Salmon,
John Reilly, Genevieve Healy, Stef Kremers, Dawn Skelton and David Conroy) will chair the meeting. Registration includes an evening reception in which delegate will sample the finest Scottish Hospitality. 

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