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Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute

10th Annual Meeting and 5th Conference of HEPA Europe, 2014

The HEPA Europe Conference and annual meeting have succesfully taken place at the University of Zurich from 27 to 29 August 2014.

The main conference theme “Physical Activity Promotion in Health Care Settings” was explored through the lenses of research, policy, and practice. In addition to keynote speakers, the conference featured plenary sessions on health care, research and policy, parallel sessions on current topics, and poster sessions. The event also included site visits to local physical activity and sport projects as well as a reception and conference dinner.

An official report on the meeting will be available soon.

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Conference Programme and Book of Abstracts

Key note lectures

Please watch the key note lectures as podcasts:
Health promotion and prevention in health care settings
(Jacques Cornuz, Switzerland)
The role of physical activity in treatment and rehabilitation of chronic disease
(Thierry Troosters, Belgium)
Genes, physical activity and obesity – actions and interaction
(Ruth Loos, USA)
Global research in physical activity and health
(Pedro C. Hallal, Brazil)
Let’s make Scotland more active – experiences after 10 years
(Nanette Mutrie, Scotland, United Kingdom)