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BACPR Exercise Professionals Group Spring Study Day

'Breaking Barriers' Keynote Speaker: Professor Robert Copeland Professor of Physical Activity and Health at The Centre for Sport & Exercise Science, Sheffield Hallam University & a Chartered Sport and Exercise Psychologist

Topics confirmed are:

• Key note: Knowing me, Knowing you: Exploring the world of physical activity behaviour change . Professor Rob Copeland
• Exercise and cardiomyopathy. Professor John Somauroo
• Resistance training; is there a best time to incorporate it within a
CR session? Mark Campbell
• Launch of the BACPR Diabetes and exercise guidelines. Professor John Buckley & Julia Copping
• Renal exercise and rehabilitation. Dr Sharlene Greenwood
• The benefits and challenges of including people with stroke in
CR programmes. Nicola Clague-Baker
• Oral Abstract presentations


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Call for abstracts

Abstracts are invited for submission no later than 22 March 2019 for oral or poster presentation. Abstracts should give details of research, innovation or service delivery in cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation and should relate specifically to the topic of Physical Activity and Exercise.

Abstracts should:

• Be submitted by email to Please send as a .doc attachment
• Be no more than 250 words in length
• Be in word format using 12 point size Arial font
• Have a title in capital letters, and the organisation involved
• The name(s) of the author(s) must be preceded by initials only
• Omit titles and degrees and underline only the main presenter
• Add full postal address and email address of the main presenter at the end

Please indicate your preferred form of presentation; oral or poster. Accepted posters should be produced in A1 portrait size for the study day (594mm x 841mm high or 23.4inchs wide by 33.1 ins high)

Study day registration is mandatory for any format of presentation. One attending author for each abstract will benefit from a reduced study day fee of £100.

If you have not received an email confirmation of receipt from BACPR within 10 working days of submission, please re-submit abstract or call 01252 854510

For further details about the study day please email or call 01252 854510.

17 May 2019 Aston University, Birmingham

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