Leon shares exercise science expertise around the world
Arthur Leon, M.D., professor of exercise science in the School of Kinesiology, will be presenting at the International 21st Puijo Symposium to be held in Kuopio, Finland, June 29 to July 2. His invited paper is titled "Interaction of exercise and natural aging on the cardiovascular system of healthy adults." Leon has also had an article accepted for publication by the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine on the same topic. The article will be the centerpiece for a themed issue on Lifestyle Medicine and the Physiology of Aging. The journal representative said, "This is the best review that I have read on the physiology of exercise in aging individuals."
Last year Leon presented at the National Annual Meeting of the American Heart Association in Chicago, at the EPS Global International Cardiovascular Forum in Nha Trang, Vietnam, and at the 6th Annual International Conference on Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences in Athens, Greece.