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USask launches global lecture series focusing on health, wellness

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) College of Kinesiology is launching the Don Bailey Lecture Series this week, featuring guest speakers from across the globe, presenting on a broad range of topics that advance health and wellness, and promote the importance of maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle.

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The inaugural lecture will be presented by Dr. Joe Eisenmann (PhD). (Photo: Submitted)

On Nov 5, the inaugural lectureLong-term Athlete Development - from Boardroom to the Ballfield, from Position Papers to the Playgroundwill be presented by Dr. Joe Eisenmann (PhD). Eisenmann is a diverse scholar practitioner with 25 years of experience as a professor, researcher, sports scientist, coach education, strength and conditioning coach, and youth sports coach. Currently, he is a professor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, a visiting scholar at Leeds Beckett University and USask, and head of sports science at Volt Athletics.  

Event Details:
Date: Nov 5, 2020 
Time: 1:30 - 3pm 
Where: Online - a link will be sent to all registered participants. Register for the lecture here. 
Cost: The event is free of charge to the general public. 

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Don Bailey (left) and Terry Flannigan (right) enjoy lunch in the M.A.S.A. lounge in Convocation Hall in 1953. (Photo: Submitted)

About Dr. Don Bailey (PhD): 
Dr. Don Bailey (PhD) is an internationally acclaimed visionary and continues to inspire the next generation of bone and health development research. Described by colleagues as a self-effacing humble man with a great sense of fun and a determination, the USask faculty member and researcher works at the cutting edge of science and technology in the area of health sciences. He has been involved with groundbreaking health projects including the Saskatchewan Growth and Development Study, ParticipACTION, the Lifestyle Inventory Fitness Evaluation, and the Bone Mineral Accrual Study. 

For more information about the Don Bailey Lecture Series, click here.

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For more information, contact: 
 
Victoria Dinh  
USask Media Relations  
306-966-5487  
victoria.dinh@usask.ca 

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