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Sponsored by: American College of Sports Medicine

Educational Objectives:

  1. Understand the effect of physical activity on body weight and related health outcomes related to obesity.
  2. Understand the effect of targeting sedentary behavior versus physical activity for the prevention and treatment of obesity and related health outcomes.
  3. Understand the effect of physical activity and lifestyle behavior change on body weight and related health outcomes compared to other intervention approaches.
  4. Understand how to effectively implement a toolbox for effective counseling of patients on physical activity.

Session Agenda

3:30pm
Introduction
John M. Jakicic, PhD; George L.. Blackburn, MD, PhD
3:40pm
Physical Activity and Bariatric Surgery: the Process of Developing a Collaborative Position Stand by ACSM and ASMBS
Wendy C. King, PhD
4:05pm
Physical Activity and Bariatric Surgery: Evidence to Answer Critical Clinical Questions
Dale S. Bond, PhD
4:30pm
Physical Activity and Bariatric Surgery: Research Gaps and Future Directions
Joe Houmard, PhD
4:55pm
Q&A