Carnegie researchers present at leading sports conference
Dr Andy Pringle, Dr Kathryn Curran, Dr Peter Collins and Stephen Zwolinsky all attended the Annual Meeting of American College of Sports Medicine and the 6th World Congress on Exercise is Medicine in San Diego, California in May.
Speaking about the conference, Dr Andy Pringle, Reader in Physical Activity in the Centre of Active Lifestyles, said: “We have continued our 10-year tradition of supporting emerging and established researchers to attend this acclaimed international meeting.
On this occasion, our emerging researchers were D. Kathryn Curran who presented her research into engaging hard-to-reach men with bespoke weight management services, Dr Peter Collins who shared his work into schoolyard interventions on children’s recess physical activity levels and Stephen Zwolinsky who presented his research into agreement between single and comprehensive measures of physical activity behaviour (all pictured L-R).”
They were supported by Dr Andy Pringle who presented an evaluation of the Football Foundation’s Extra Time programme for hard-to-reach older adults.