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Metabolic Diseases Research Community seminar

The role of estradiol-β-17 in affecting fat oxidation
  • Seminaari
  • Terveys ja hyvinvointi
Kuopion kampus, Medistudia-rakennus, sali MS401, sekä verkossa
Yliopistonrinne 3
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Welcome to the Metabolic Diseases Research Community seminar! 

Professor Anthony Hackney from the University of North Carolina, USA, will give a talk on “The role of estradiol-β-17 in affecting fat oxidation”

Anthony C. Hackney (‘Tony’) is a full professor at the University of North Carolina in the Department of Exercise & Sport Science, and Department of Nutrition - School of Public Health. His research focuses on the influence of stress exposure on the endocrine system of women and men. Specifically, much of his work has focused on physical exercise and reproductive hormonal dysfunction associated with exercise training. 

He has over 300 published research papers listed in PubMed, 40 book chapters, and seven books he has written or edited on exercise physiology and endocrinology. His latest book is “Sex Hormones, Exercise, and Women”. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Defense, the United Nations, and the European Council. He holds Fellow status in the National Academy of Kinesiology and has been a multiple recipient of Fulbright Scholar awards having served in Europe (Lithuania, Poland, Finland). 

In his leisure time, he is a small animal farmer, an advocate for sustainable community-supported agriculture programs, a flower gardener, and competes in master’s level track and field. 

Coffee will be served, so on-site registration is requested by Friday October 6th by email to jukka.jolkkonen(at)uef.fi.