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Leon presenting at AHA, international conferences

Art Leon
An abstract submitted by Dr. Arthur Leon, professor in Kinesiology, and Dr. Ulf Bronas and Dr. Diane Treat-Jacobson, School of Nursing, entitled" Effects of arm-ergometry exercise training on vascular function in patients with severe peripheral arterial disease" has been accepted for presentation at the National Annual Meeting of the American Heart Association this November in Chicago. Dr. Leon has also been invited to present at two international meetings: The EPS Global International Cardiovascular Forum, Oct 2010, in Nha Trang, Vietnam, on the topic, "Exercise following myocardial infarction: Current recommendations" and the 21st International Puijo Symposium in June in Kuopio, Finland. His presentation in Finland will be "Physical Exercise, Aging, and Disability-Current Evidence" with the assigned presentation topic, "Exercise medicine for older people."

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