This webinar discusses the science of obesity, the factors underpinning the development and how obesity affects individuals. He will also outline preventative strategies for managing obesity, and the importance of a physiotherapist when addressing this issue.

Professor Watt works within the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia and is head of the Biology laboratory at Monash University. He is also the National Secretary of the Australian Physiological Society plus an Associate Editor for journals alike.

Upcoming webinars

Mon 15 Sept
7-8.15pm AEST

Kevin Bailey

Superannuation and investment for retirement.

Wed 15 Oct
7-8.00pm AEDT

Michael Burge

Assisting clients with psychological and emotional concerns

Sat 1 Nov
9-10.00am AEDT


Views on prescribing rights for physiotherapists

About the webinar series

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  • National and international experts present on a diverse range of topics
  • Recordings are available for 90 days after the live event
  • The series provides up to 10 CPD hours. That's half of your annual requirement, at no additional cost
  • A flexible viewing format allows you to participate at a time and place that suits you.


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