The 9th International Symposium is the only regular meeting in the bone field to be exclusively devoted to nutrition, bone and muscle, and it allows the authors of this book to review the new scientific data, discuss new concepts, and update the knowledge on several nutrients.
The Symposium provides a unique opportunity to connect health professionals, researchers and industry across many disciplines, including nutrition and dietetics, exercise science, gerontology, nursing, general practice, academia and the food and fitness industry.
Most causes for osteoporosis, like genetics, age, menopause, and associated diseases with their treatments, are not modifiable. The investigation of the influence of nutrition on bone health is important as a key modifiable factor of the development of bone and the prevention of osteoporosis.It is the privilege of this symposium to gather every three years with scientists from all over the world working in this field.
Springer International Publishing; August 2016
- ISBN: 9783319324173
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- Title: Nutritional Influences on Bone Health
- Author: Connie M. Weaver (ed.); Robin M. Daly (ed.); Heike A. Bischoff-Ferrari (ed.)
About The Author
Connie M. Weaver, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor andHead of the Department of Nutrition Science at Purdue University, WestLafayette, Indiana. In 2013, she wasbestowed the honor of the Spirit of the Land Grant Award. In 2012 she was selected as the Herbert Newby McCoy recipient, the most prestigiousresearch honor given by Purdue University. In 2010 she was elected to membership in the Instituteof Medicine of The National Academies, of which she is a member of the Food andNutrition Board. Also, in 2010 theWomen's Global Health Institute (WGHI) was formed at Purdue University with themission of improving the health of women globally through research and trainingby proactively identifying the causes and prevention of diseases related towomen. For her contributions in teaching, Dr. Weaver wasawarded Purdue University's Outstanding Teaching Award.