Kernow BSLM Conference 2021

Lifestyle Medicine for Mental Well-being – 4th Kernow BSLM conference

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The day’s line up

We will kick off the day with Professor Felice Jacka, Professor of Nutritional Psychiatry and Director of the Food & Mood Centre at Deakin University and author of “Brain Changer” and “There is a zoo in my poo”. She has pioneered research that examines the links between diet, gut health and mental and brain health. (Session has been pre-recorded.)

Up next will be Ross Jackson Hicks of Man Down fame who will be covering a little of his experiences with mental health and how and why Man Down was was created.

Following Ross’s session we will hear from Dr Lucy Loveday on the topic of “Movement of the Mind”, a pioneering multidisciplinary platform showcasing the latest research from leaders in the field for the benefits of physical activity for mental health & brain development & mindfulness for human performance, and the role that nature provides.

We will then break for a gluten free plant-based lunch, followed by Professor Heather Elphick a medical consultant who led the “Wake Up to Sleep” project which promoted the awareness and impacts of sleep deprivation and how to improve sleep for children and their families.

After Prof Elphick we will hear from Professor Clive Ballard currently the Pro-vice chancellor and Dean of the Medical School at Exeter University. As a psychiatrist he has worked in and published several papers on Dementia and importance of lifestyle. (Session has been pre-recorded.)

We will end the speaker sessions with Sir Professor Muir Gray who has held senior positions in screening, public health, information management. and value in healthcare. He is currently the Chief Knowledge Officer for EXi, a digital health therapeutic prescribing exercise to people with or at risk of up to 23 long-term health conditions. (Session has been pre-recorded.)

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