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The 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: Implications for Clinical and Public Health Practice

Aired May 25, 2010

This webinar on the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines discusses the scientific evidence of the benefits of regular physical activity in promoting health and reducing the risk of chronic disease. Health benefits occur for all age groups and are attainable for people with disabilities.



Russell R. Pate, PhD
Professor Department of Exercise Science
Associate Vice President for Sciences
University of South Carolina.
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Russell R. Pate, PhD

Dr. Pate is a professor in the Department of Exercise Science and Associate Vice President for Sciences at the University of South Carolina. He is an exercise physiologist with interests in physical activity and physical fitness in children and the health implications of physical activity. He coordinated the effort that led to the development of the recommendation on Physical Activity and Public Health of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American College of Sports Medicine. He also served on the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.











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