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From Pain to Pleasure

Tuesday, February 20, 3.30 PM-5.00 PM

Free
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Friends of the Library’s inaugural event with the world authority on the “stitch”

What is the key to living more, feeling better and finding happiness?

Academic and lifestyle medicine pioneer Dr Darren Morton will share findings from his research.

And educator Dr Peter Beamish steps onto the soapbox.

Includes light refreshments.

A free presentation by Avondale Libraries and Friends of the Library in conjunction with Avondale Alumni.

Biography

Dr Darren Morton is Lead Researcher in the Lifestyle Research Centre and Senior Lecturer in Health and Exercise Science in the Discipline of Education at Avondale College of Higher Education.

With a PhD in human physiology, Morton helped develop and present a lifestyle medicine intervention called the Complete Health Improvement Program. His research interests include the effectiveness of lifestyle interventions targeting chronic disease and exercise-related abdominal pain, commonly referred to as “stitch”—he is considered the world authority on the condition and has consulted with commercial entities in the development of hydration beverages.

Morton is also a recipient of an Australian Learning and Teaching Council award for outstanding contributions to student learning.

He is passionate about empowering others to live more.

Morton enjoys family time, hang gliding and triathlon.


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Date:
Tuesday, February 20
Time:
3.30 PM-5.00 PM
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Friends of the Library
Phone:
02 4980 2129
Email:
librarian@avondale.edu.au
Website:
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Venue

Avondale Libraries (Lake Macquarie campus)
582 Freemans Dr
Cooranbong, NSW 2265 Australia
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