Title of Events
International Symposium on Wellness and Healthy Lifestyle and Low Cost Dumbbell
Exercise for the Bottom Billion Workshop
For a Rich & Full Life – Daily Physical Activity for Optimum Health
25th – 26th February 2010
We had witnessed meteoric development as a result of recent globalization
in a flat world. Modern technology has assumed the traditional mode of work,
lifestyle have underwent retrogression in terms of physical and manual work.
Sedentary lifestyle and poor dietary habits were blamed to be culprits of the
ever escalating numbers of obesity populace and non-communicable diseases. These
problems are not only confined to the rich and developed countries, these maladies
are also brewing up in poor countries woo to diets high in fat and carbohydrates
and low physical activity.
Thus, the Nutrition Programme from School of Health Sciences, Universiti
Sains Malaysia in collaboration with Waseda University, Japan and Universitas
Gadjah Mada, Indonesia are putting an effort to organise a healthy lifestyle
and weight-management program which provides successful and economical strategies
in building healthy eating habits and adopting simple and unique exercise using
We now present the ‘International Symposium on Wellness and Healthy Lifestyle’
and ‘Low Cost Dumbbell Exercise for the Bottom Billion Workshop’
Participants of the symposium are expected to understand healthy lifestyle
concepts from different perspectives, to adhere to positive lifestyle changes
and to adopt physical activity in their daily routines.
Healthcare professionals which include health researchers, epidemiologists,
nutritionists, dietitians, nurses, physicians, students working within the area
of health, nutrition and sport sciences; as well as professionals and volunteers
involved in healthcare services and healthy lifestyle.