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ONLINE CONFERENCE Scotland’s public health obesity crisis: preventing and reducing obesity in Scotland

AGENDA

0930-0935  Chair's opening remarks


Session One: Tackling obesity in Scotland – the strategic challenge


0935-0950  Preventing and reducing overweight and obesity in Scotland
Professor John Frank, Director of Knowledge Exchange and Research Impact, Usher Institute, University of Edinburgh
uniofedinburgh

  • What drives obesity and the associated health problems
  • Strategies for the prevention of overweight and obesity
  • Promoting healthy weight and wellbeing

0950-1005  Improving Scotland’s public health and wellbeing
Lorraine Tulloch, Programme Lead, Obesity Action Scotland
ObesityActionSc

  • Strengthening the public health function in Scotland
  • Creating the right conditions for improving health and wellbeing in communities
  • Health improvement, protection and population care

1005-1015  Question and answer Session

1015-1030  Comfort break


Session Two: Addressing what we eat, how we eat, how we think and how we act


1030-1045  Obesity and health inequalities

  • Reducing health inequalities through weight management services
  • Reducing diet related health inequalities
  • Supporting'local action on the prevention and treatment of obesity

1045-1100  Equal access to healthy sustainable food

  • Designing and delivering best practice standards in public health nutrition
  • Improving access to activities which directly'contribute to good'health
  • Increasing nutritional knowledge and awareness

1100-1115  Psychological interventions in obesity and weight management

  • Recognising and addressing patterns of disordered eating
  • Understanding the psychological interventions useful for weight management
  • Supporting individuals to help themselves

1115-1130  Question and answer Session

1130-1145  Comfort break


Session Three: Changing mindsets, encouraging activity – three things that work


1145-1200  Improving children’s health and wellbeing – a lesson for life
Elaine Wyllie, Founder, The Daily Mile 
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  • The benefits of physical activity on the mental health and overall well-being of young people
  • Reducing obesity and improving body composition
  • Creating better health outcomes for the future

1200-1215  Engaging overweight and obese men in weight loss through football
Craig Joyce, FFIT Development Officer, SPFL Trust
SPFLTrust

  • The role of professional football clubs in weight managementgroups for men
  • Using scientific approaches to weight loss, physical activity and diet
  • Improving levels of physical activity and diet through football

1215-1230  Supporting children, families and communities to increase their physical activity

  • Improving services and removing barriers that prevent people being active
  • Creating opportunities for everyone to lead more active, healthier lives
  • The role of community based physical activity programmes

1230-1245  Question and answer Session

1245-1250  Chair's closing remarks

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Opportunity to network with planners and developers - it was perfect.

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Delegate - Planning Conference 2019

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