Loma Linda, Calif. (PRWEB) December 17, 2012
Loma Linda University School of Public Health and Loma Linda University Church Health Ministries Committee are jointly hosting “Move or Die – You Have Only Two Choices!,” a series of seminars on exercise featuring health and fitness experts who will help people get in shape.
The seminars, spread over five weeks, are open to the public and will be held at Loma Linda University Church, 11125 Campus St., Loma Linda, Calif. 92354. The cost is $15 for the entire program, which includes supper. The supper is at 6 p.m., and the seminars are from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
“During the sessions, participants will be in contact with medical doctors, exercise trainers and specialists who will present the most updated and practical information regarding exercise and health,” said Dr. Hildemar Dos Santos, seminar coordinator and assistant professor in the Preventive Care Program at Loma Linda University School of Public Health.
The schedule of the seminars:
Jan. 9: “The Other 23 Hours,” presented by Ernie Medina, DrPH. The seminar will feature exercise video games, tips on daily exercise, keeping your muscles moving during the day, and updates on exercise devices.
Jan. 16: “Meet the Trainer,” presented by Eslam Omar, ACSM, CPT. The seminar will offer practical tips on exercise that can be done at home, proper exercise techniques, and practices to avoid.
Jan. 23: “Meet the Doctor,” presented by Dr. Wayne Dysinger. The seminar will feature discussions on exercise and diseases, the advantages of aerobics and endurance, and physical activity prescription for the healthy and sick.
Jan. 30: “Exercise and Aging,” presented by William Andress, DrPH. The seminar will feature discussions on anti-aging and age-appropriate exercises, and the exercise practices of select centenarians.
Feb. 6: “Making Sense of Exercise,” presented by Hildermar Dos Santos, M.D., DrPH. The seminar will offer practical exercise tips and activities, games, and “exercise for dummies.”
Photo caption: Health and fitness experts will help people get the most out of their workouts and get in shape at an upcoming series of seminars, “Move or Die – You Have Only Two Choices!,” hosted by Loma Linda University School of Public Health and Loma Linda University Church Health Ministries Committee. In this file photo, Dr. Hildermar Dos Santos demonstrates an exercise technique with participants from a previous seminar.
About Loma Linda University (http://www.llu.edu)
Loma Linda University is a Seventh-day Adventist educational health-sciences institution with more than 4,300 students located in the Inland Empire of Southern California. Eight schools make up the University organization: Allied Health Professions, Behavioral Health, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Religion. More than 55 programs ranging from certificates of completion and associate in science degrees to doctor of philosophy and professional doctoral degrees are offered. Students from more than 80 countries around the world and virtually every state in the nation are represented in Loma Linda University’s student body.