Just 30 minutes of moderate physical activity over the course of each day can reduce the risk of chronic conditions such as hypertension, high cholesterol, Type II Diabetes, and can even help with managing stress and pain.
Unfortunately, according to the CDC, less than 5% of Americans get this much daily physical activity.
Learn simple strategies to add more movement into your life and join Brian McFarlin, Ph.D. July 29 from 10-11 a.m. for “Simple Strategies to Add Movement into your Daily Routine.”
About the Speaker
A tenured professor within the College of Education at the University of North Texas (UNT), Dr. Brian McFarlin earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Texas Christian University and his doctorate at Purdue University. Dr. McFarlin’s research focuses on the use of natural products and exercise to reduce disease risk and improve muscle recovery following injury and strenuous training sessions. Dr. McFarlin is co-director of the UNT’s Applied Physiology Laboratory. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and an editor for the journal METHODS. Dr. McFarlin was recognized as the 2019 UNT Teacher-Scholar and regularly teaches courses in healthy lifestyles, sports nutrition, and exercise physiology.