Physical Activity as Medium—Not Medicine—for Public Health Impact

Lectures & Talks

Physical Activity as Medium—Not Medicine—for Public Health Impact

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Open to:
Current Students, Faculty & Staff, General Public, TC Community
The Program in Applied Physiology Speaker Series

Dr. Eduardo Esteban Bustamante, PhD, FACSM
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition and

Director of the Healthy Kids Lab
University of Illinois Chicago

Physical Activity as Medium—Not Medicine—for Public Health Impact

11 am l March 23rd, 2022 l Virtual

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More about Dr. Bustamonte:
Bio: Eduardo Esteban Bustamante, PhD, FACSM, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Massachusetts Amherstand a Doctor of Philosophy in Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Rehabilitation from the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC). Dr. Bustamante completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Prevention Institute. Dr. Bustamante’s expertise lies in Exercise Psychology with an emphasis on ADHD and community-engaged intervention research. His research focuses on generating evidence-based lifestyle interventions that promote physical and mental health among children and families in underserved communities. Dr. Bustamante is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition at UIC, where he is Director of the UIC Healthy Kids Lab. His intervention research has been conducted in partnership with Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Park District, and Urban Initiatives (one of the City’s largest sports-based youth development providers). This work has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities. At present, Dr. Bustamante is piloting an on-line family lifestyle program for African American and Latino children with ADHD entitled BUILT (Be Unstoppable in Life Together).
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