The public lectures begin at 6 p.m. each Monday starting Oct. 20. The talks will be about 30 minutes with a question-and-answer session to follow. Healthy snacks will be provided.
Lindsey Eck, a third-year physician assistant student from Shenandoah University, will present the lectures. She has a bachelors degree in kinesiology with a major in exercise science and a minor in nutrition. She is also a certified personal trainer.
Lectures will include information on disease prevalence, health risks, guidelines, diagnosis and treatment. Eck will also share information on the importance of a healthy lifestyle in combating the diseases discussed.
Lecture series schedule:
Oct. 20Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment
Oct. 27Exercise and Diabetes
Nov. 3Exercise and Heart Disease
Nov. 10Common Health Challenges Faced by Older Adults
For more information, contact Nancy Naternicola , director of the Stansbury Fitness and Wellness Center, at 304-293-3295 ext. 5208.