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Dr. Rainer Rauramaa to give special presentation in School of Kinesiology

Rainer Rauramaa, M.D., Ph.D., professor at the University of East Finland and director of its Kuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine, will be making a special presentation to the Kinesiology community on Monday, June 4, from 10:45 a.m-11:45 a.m. in 214 Cooke Hall. The topic of his presentation will be the results of a major Finnish exercise and dietary longitudinal intervention study in older adults. Study endpoints include changes in risk factors and biomarkers for CVD, cognitive brain functions, and mortality (The DRs EXTRA Study). All are welcome!

Dr. Rauramaa has been a distinguished international colleague and collaborator with Dr. Art Leon for over the past 30 years. In recognition of his significant accomplishments to exercise and sports science, he will receive a prestigious award at the ACSM's 59th Annual meeting in San Francisco, May 29th to June 2, 2012.

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