Exercise as Medicine: Dr. Steven Malin on Combatting Chronic Diseases (Pt1)
This episode explores various aspects of exercise science, from the efficacy of different exercise intensities to the psychological factors influencing adherence to physical activity.
In this episode of the Physical Activity Researcher Podcast, Dr. Olli Tikkanen welcomes Dr. Steven Malin, Associate Professor and Director of the Applied Metabolism & Physiology Laboratory (AMP Lab). Dr. Malin, with his extensive background in kinesiology, nutrition, and clinical translational research, delves into the intricacies of exercise prescription and its impact on reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes.
He shares his journey from being a sports enthusiast to a renowned academic, emphasizing the importance of movement and exercise in managing health conditions like obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.
The discussion explores various aspects of exercise science, from the efficacy of different exercise intensities to the psychological factors influencing adherence to physical activity.
Dr. Malin highlights the significance of understanding individual preferences and barriers to exercise, advocating for a more personalized approach to physical activity.
This episode not only provides valuable insights into the latest research in exercise science but also encourages listeners to view physical activity as a versatile and essential component of healthcare and personal well-being.
This podcast episode is sponsored by Fibion Inc. | Better Sleep, Sedentary Behaviour and Physical Activity Research with Less Hassle
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