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Lecture to inaugurate physical activity promotion campaign

A free public lecture Friday, Oct. 25, by kinesiology professor David Proctor of Penn State University will serve as a kick-off for the Exercise is Medicine on Campus Committee at the University of Windsor.

David ProctorDr. Proctor is a professor of kinesiology, physiology, and medicine at Penn State University and director of its integrative vascular physiology laboratory. He organized that university’s first campus-wide Exercise is Medicine program.

His lecture, entitled “In Search of a Supplement for Aging Arteries and Exercise Intolerance: Is Beetroot the Magic Bullet?” is set for noon Friday in room 145, Human Kinetics Building. It is part of the Faculty of Human Kinetics Distinguished Speakers’ Series.

The faculty has received recognition from the American College of Sports Medicine for leading UWindsor Exercise is Medicine efforts. It is planning additional events to engage the university community in enhancing health and wellness practices.

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