Professor Robin M. Daly

Presentation Title: Exercise at midlife to preserve lean mass and reduce weight gain

Professor Robin M. Daly, PhD FSMF FASBMR
Deakin University, Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Melbourne, VIC, Australia Professor Robin Daly holds the position of Chair in Exercise and Ageing, co-leads the Preventing and Managing Chronic Diseases domain and is Head of the Musculoskeletal Health and Mobility group within the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition at Deakin University. His research focuses on conducting clinical and translational trials to understand how exercise and nutritional approaches can prevent and manage diseases such as sarcopenia, falls, osteoporosis, type 2 diabetes, certain cancers and cognitive related disorders. His work has led to the implementation of evidence‐based, community exercise programs and nutritional products to optimise musculoskeletal health and body composition. He is also interested in the role of digital technology as a model of service delivery for self-management of chronic diseases. He is immediate-Past President of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Sarcopenia and Frailty Research (ANZSSFR) and a Fellow of Sports Medicine Australia and the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.