The presentation will explain how bone shape as well as density can affect risk of osteoporotic fracture, how bone size and shape continue to change over the lifecycle and how exercise can affect bone shape. It will also cover how a few hops a day can change your bones!
Dr Katherine Brooke-Wavell researches effects of exercise on bone health, with a particular focus on how to reduce risk of osteoporotic fracture. This research makes use of scanning technologies to assess bone mass and shape as well as biochemical markers to assess bone turnover. She is a member of the Royal Osteoporosis Society Exercise Expert group who have recently developed guidance on Exercise and Osteoporosis.
This public lecture is open to anyone with an interest in the topic. The session will take place via Zoom and is free to attend. It will begin at 6pm and last for approximately an hour. To book your place please email Alison Stanley firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be sent a link to access the online session the day before the event.
Tuesday 20 May 2020, 6.00pm
This lecture will be delivered online
To reserve your place, please email Alison Stanley
Details for accessing the live online lecture will be emailed the day before the event.