Perkins Seminar: Professor Robin Daly

Event Date and Time:
Thursday 13th December, 2018 @ 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Venue:
McCusker Auditorium, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Nedlands

Professor Robin Daly holds the position of Chair in Exercise and Ageing within the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition at Deakin University in Melbourne. He conducts clinical and translational research that focuses on the integration of exercise and nutritional approaches to prevent and manage common chronic diseases, particularly musculoskeletal conditions, type 2 diabetes, certain cancers and cognitive related disorders.

He has a special interest in health issues related to vitamin D deficiency (and treatment), dietary protein and omega-3 fatty acids, and the role of mobile health applications as an approach to remotely deliver evidence-based exercise and behavioural change programs. He has contributed to national and international clinical guidelines in the area of exercise, calcium, vitamin D and protein for osteoporosis and sarcopenia.

He is a council member of the Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society (ANZBMS), President-elect of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Sarcopenia and Frailty Research (ANZSSFR), a member of the medical and scientific committee of Osteoporosis Australia and a Fellow of Sports Medicine Australia.

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