How Extreme Heat Impacts Physical Activity and What to do About it
When & Where
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual ( View in Google Map)
Extreme heat is a major public health concern, leading to more deaths annually in the United States than all other natural disasters. Less is known about the relationship between extreme heat and physical activity, a health behavior that lowers risk of chronic disease. In this webinar, Dr. Kevin Lanza will share his work in Central Texas to determine the association between outdoor temperatures and physical activity, and to evaluate different strategies to promote safe physical activity in warm climates. The webinar will highlight the health inequity of extreme heat wherein all are affected, yet certain populations unfairly feel the effects more than others.