Professor Phil Morgan to discuss family fitness programs at HMRI seminar

FAMILY FITNESS: Professor Phil Morgan with his daughters, from left, Zoe, 10, Taylah, 8 and Bronte, 5.
FAMILY FITNESS: Professor Phil Morgan with his daughters, from left, Zoe, 10, Taylah, 8 and Bronte, 5.

Professor Philip Morgan will use a public seminar during Hunter Medical Research Week to give the community a taste of a two health programs for familes he describes as “life-changing”.

Professor Morgan, from The Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition at the University of Newcastle, will be one of three researchers delivering talks in their area of expertise during a free seminar at the Hunter Medical Research Institute on Thursday, June 2.

Professor Morgan will discuss his successful obesity prevention program Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids but it is a new research program, Dads And Daughters Exercising and Empowered (DADEE), that has the researcher particularly excited.

“It is really special that one. The results have been amazing and I want to give away a bit of the magic to people at the HMRI talk.”

The seminar is at 5pm in the HMRI building, behind John Hunter Hospital. More info at www.hmri.org.au