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CME/CE Expiration Date: 10/15/2019*
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Dr. Tremblay will briefly highlight trends in healthy active living behaviors while focusing on accumulating evidence that sedentary behavior is an independent risk factor for premature morbidity and mortality. The Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for Children will be presented and will serve as an opportunity to challenge the U.S. to develop similar guidelines. Delegates will be challenged to reorient their behavioral modification advice for patients as well as their own lifestyles.

Presentation Information
Presentation Date:
September 12, 2014
Expiration Date:
October 10, 2019 11:55 PM
Presentation Objectives
  • Understand trends in healthy active living.
  • Review the Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines.
  • Face a challenge to current practice and some thoughts about doing things differently.
Is Sitting around Killing Us?

(Speaker biography at time of recording)


Dr. Tremblay is the director of healthy, active living and obesity research at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute and a professor of pediatrics at the University of Ottawa. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, chief scientific officer of Active Healthy Kids Canada, and founder of the Sedentary Behaviour Research Network. Dr. Tremblay has published more than 220 scientific papers and has delivered more than 130 keynote addresses in 17 different countries. Dr. Tremblay has received an honorary doctorate and the Queen Elizabeth II diamond jubilee medal for his leadership contributions to healthy, active living in Canada.

Individual topic purchase: Selected
Obesity Medicine Association
Participation Credit(s): 0.75
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s): 0.75
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