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Sports Physician Dr. Anthony Hackney Visits Uruguay

Dr. Hackney will give a series of classes and lectures on health and physical activity

Posted: June 22, 2005

Sports physician Dr. Anthony Hackney visits Uruguay. (U.S. Embassy photo by Mauricio Puente)
U.S. Embassy's PAO Linda Gonzalez, Dr. Anthony Hackney, Dr. Carlos Magallanes (Instituto Universitario Asociación Cristiana de Jóvenes), Dr. Hackney's son Zachary, and Cultural Affairs Specialist Amanda Cordones.
Dr. Anthony Hackney, the director of the Laboratory for Physical Exercise at the University of North Carolina, USA, will be visiting Uruguay between June 19 and July 3. Dr. Hackney, who is making his first trip to Uruguay, will give a series of lectures and conferences for professionals and students in the field of physical activity. Dr. Hackney is a world renowned reseacher in the field of physical activity and is the author of many publications on the topic.

The visit of Dr. Hackney was made possible with the support of the Embassy of the United States of America and the Instituto Universitario Asociacion Cristiana de Jovenes.

During his stay in Uruguay, Dr. Hackney will give a series of lectures at the Instituto Universitario Asociacion Cristiana de Jovenes and at the Instituto Superior de Educacion Fisica (ISEF). He will also teach a course on Sport and Exercise Science at the SUAT Conference Room. This course is intended for doctors of sports medicine as well as other medical professionals and students in this field such as trainers, fitness instructors, nutritionists, physiotherapists. The course will be offered on Thursday, June 24 from 5pm to 10 pm, on Saturday from 2pm to 7pm and Sunday from 9am to 2pm. For further information please call 711 48 36 or 094 390500.


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