143: Metabolism: Reality Versus Controversy

Time Block C - Friday, 10:30am-12:20pm
Presented by: Len Kravitz, PhD
Session Format: Lecture

Perhaps one of the most controversial and misunderstood topics is metabolism, or more specifically, resting metabolic rate (RMR). This enlightening lecture will explain the components of metabolism, factors that affect RMR, the latest biomedical research on RMR regulation and how exercise affects metabolism. Controversial topics such as proposed ways to “rev up your metabolism” will be discussed. Leave with an honest, practical and all-inclusive understanding of this complex phenomenon.

Len Kravitz, PhD

IDEA Author/Presenter
Len Kravitz, PhD, is the program coordinator of exercise science and a researcher at the University ... more less