Muscles Matter – Preventing muscle loss for optimal health and function

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About the webinar:

In this webinar with Professor Robin Daly, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the importance of skeletal muscle to health and disease. You’ll explore the factors that regulate skeletal muscle and contribute to loss with age and disease. Professor Daly will touch on the importance of screening, identification and diagnosis, and also highlight key physical activity and nutritional interventions for preventing and managing muscle loss.


About the speaker:

Professor Robin Daly holds the position of Chair in Exercise and Ageing, co-leads the Preventing and Managing Chronic Diseases research domain and is Head of the Musculoskeletal Health and Mobility group within the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. His research focuses on conducting clinical and translational randomized controlled trials to understand how nutritional and exercise approaches can prevent and manage diseases such as sarcopenia, osteoporosis, type 2 diabetes, certain cancers and cognitive related disorders. His work has led to the implementation of evidence‐based, community exercise programs and commercial nutritional products to optimise musculoskeletal health, body composition and manage type 2 diabetes. He is also interested in the role of digital technology as a model of service delivery for the prescription of evidence-based exercise (and self-management) programs for older adults and those with chronic conditions. He has published 3 books and over 185 peer-reviewed papers. He is immediate-Past President of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Sarcopenia and Frailty Research (ANZSSFR), and a Fellow of Sports Medicine Australia and the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.


US dietitians: 1.0 CE from CDR – pending. CPD/CEU hours are applicable for Australia and New Zealand dietitians. Check your local country requirements to see if you can claim for continuing education.


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Duration1 hour
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