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Physical activity and the endocrine system

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Public lectures | Seminars

This free, virtual two-day event will take place on Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 of July 2021. Our meeting will focus on the interaction between physical activity and the endocrine system. It is supported by the Society of Endocrinology and is being coordinated by Nottingham Trent University.

Event details

The programme will highlight the relationships between physical activity and female sex hormones, diabetes, appetite and the ageing musculoskeletal system. This event is organised with early career researchers in mind and will provide a friendly environment to showcase their research and to network and engage with the key topics and researchers in the field. No matter where you are in the world, you will be able to access all content presented over the two days. There will be talks by established researchers in their fields, a panel discussion, workshop and early career researcher oral presentations.

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Programme

Day 1 - Tuesday 20 July 2021

9:45 am - Introduction

10:00 am - Female Endocrinology and Physical Activity

Session Chair: Dr Jessica Piasecki (Nottingham Trent University).

10:00-10:25 am: Dr Kirsty Hicks (Northumbria University).

Title: Stress, recover and adapt: The influence of female sex hormones.

10:25-10:50 am: Dr Kirsty Elliott-Sale (Nottingham Trent University).

Title: The influence of the female hormonal milieu on exercise for health and performance.

10:50 am – Break.

11:00 am–12:00 pm - Oral communications 1

Session Chairs: Dr Kirsty Hicks (Northumbria University) & Dr Kirsty Elliott-Sale (Nottingham Trent University).

12:00 pm – Break.

12:30 pm - Diabetes, Endocrinology and Physical Activity

Session Chair: Dr John Hough (Nottingham Trent University).

12:30-12:55 pm: Dr Daniel West (University of Newcastle).

Title: Managing the 'exercise dilemma' in type 1 diabetes.

12:55-1:20 pm: Dr Mark Turner (Nottingham Trent University).

Title: Impact of diet and physical activity on type 2 diabetes?

1:20 pm – Break.

1:30 pm - Oral communications 2

Session Chairs: Dr Daniel West (University of Newcastle) & Dr Mark Turner (Nottingham Trent University).

2:30 pm – Break.

3:00 pm - Expert Q&A Panel: Female Endocrinology and Physical Activity

Session Chair: Dr Jessica Piasecki (Nottingham Trent University).

Speaker Panel:

Dr Georgie Bruinvels – (Research Scientist, Orreco Ltd.)

Dr Katie Lydon – (Female Sports Clinician)

Dr Kirsty Hicks – (Senior Lecturer, Northumbria University)

4:00 pm - Close of Day 1

Day 2 - Wednesday 21 July 2021

9:45 am - Introduction

10:00 am - Ageing Endocrinology and Physical Activity

Session Chair: Dr Jessica Piasecki (Nottingham Trent University).

10:00-10:25 am Professor Sandra Hunter (Marquette University).

Title: Ageing and Muscle Function of Men and Women: The Wonders of Physical Activity!

10:25-10:50 am Dr Jennie Walsh (University of Sheffield).

Title: Bone health through the lifespan.

10:50 am – Break.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm - Oral communications 3

Session Chair: Dr Jessica Piasecki (Nottingham Trent University).

12:00 pm – Break.

12:30 pm - Appetite, Endocrinology and Physical Activity 

Session Chair: Dr John Hough (Nottingham Trent University).

12:30-12:55 pm: Dr Rebecca Dumbell (Nottingham Trent University).

Title: The neuroendocrine regulation of energy balance, body composition and fat distribution.

12:55-1:20 pm: Dr David Clayton (Nottingham Trent University).

Title: The hormonal changes with intermittent fasting. For and against.

1:20 pm – Break.

1.30 pm - Oral communications 4

Session Chairs: Dr Rebecca Dumbell (Nottingham Trent University) & Dr David Clayton (Nottingham Trent University).

2.30 pm - Break

3:00 pm - Workshop - Significance of Statistics

Session Chair: Dr John Hough (Nottingham Trent University).

Professor James Betts, (University of Bath).

Professor Greg Atkinson, (Teesside University).

3:50 pm - Break

4:00 pm - Plenary Lecture

Session Chair: Dr Jessica Piasecki (Nottingham Trent University).

‘Endocrinology of Human Research and the influence of Physical Activity’ - Professor Phil Atherton (University of Nottingham).

4.45 pm - Prizes and Close of Conference

Submit an abstract to Physical Activity and the Endocrine System 2021.

Physical Activity and the Endocrine System will take place virtually on July 20th and 21st, 2021. Please read the following Abstract Submission Guidelines before submitting your abstract. If you have any questions not answered within this document you can email Bioscientifica. Failure to follow the guideline detailed below may lead to an abstract being rejected.

Submit your abstract here.

Abstract Submission Dates

The Physical Activity and the Endocrine System 2021 Abstract Submission site opens on April 1st 2021 and closes at 5pm on June 2nd  2021.

Abstract Withdrawal

Abstracts may be withdrawn by sending an email to Bioscientifica.

Notices of Abstract Acceptance

If your abstract is successful in being accepted, presenting authors will be notified by Monday 7th June 2021

Co-Author and or Primary Investigator Review

The submitting author is responsible for ensuring that all co-authors and/or primary investigators review the abstract and agree to the submission of the abstract prior to submission.

Awards

Awards will be presented for best presentation for each theme (one of the following; Female Endocrinology and Physical Activity, Ageing Endocrinology and Physical Activity, Diabetes Endocrinology and Physical Activity, Appetite, Endocrinology and physical activity). Please indicate which subject area your project aligns to when submitting your abstract.

Physical Activity and the Endocrine System Registration

Abstract submission DOES NOT automatically register you for the conference. Registration is completed here.

Submitting Your Abstract

Please follow the instructions below when submitting an abstract.

  • The Abstract must be submitted through the Google forms portal that is accessible via the conference website.
  • Abstracts will be submitted with the subheadings Introduction, Aim, Methods, Results, and Conclusion.
  • Abstracts must be no longer than 350 words (not including Title and Authors and Affiliations).
  • Statements like “Data will be presented and discussed” is not acceptable
  • The content must include research that relates to sport, sports activities, physical activity or exercise and the endocrine system.
  • It may not contain any tables or graphs.
  • All content of the abstract is in the sole responsibility of the author(s) of the abstract
  • The receipt of your abstract submission will be confirmed by e-mail

The terms and conditions for online participation in the conference can be found here.

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