Marquam Hill Lecture Series kicks off Oct. 19 with the science of exercise

doug mckeagThe Marquam Hill Lecture Series features OHSU scientists speaking clearly about innovative science in free lectures for the public. The 2017-18 season begins Thursday, Oct. 19, with Douglas B. McKeag, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.S.M., presenting “Sweat Smart: What Sports Medicine Science Tells Us about Effective — and Safe — Exercise.” 

Sweat Smart: What Sports Medicine Science Tells Us about Effective — and Safe — Exercise
Thursday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m.
Collaborative Life Sciences Building  

McKeag, adjunct instructor of family medicine, OHSU School of Medicine, will share insights on topics including concussion risk on the playing field; high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and maintaining healthy knees throughout the lifespan.  

A pioneer in primary care sports medicine, McKeag was founding director of the Indiana University Center for Sports Medicine and longtime chair of family medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He is now an OHSU-affiliated instructor who also serves as team physician for the U.S. Lacrosse National Team and medical consultant to the American College of Sports Medicine. He co-authored the American Academy of Neurology’s comprehensive position statement on concussion.

The Marquam Hill Lecture Series was launched in 1981 as a community showcase for OHSU faculty research. The lectures are free and open to the public.

View the 2017-18 Marquam Hill Lecture series.

 

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