UH Hilo to host forum on Olympic Games

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Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

The Laboratory for Exercise Sciences of the Department of Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences at the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo presents The Olympic Games: Their Spirit and Their Meaning on Friday, April 27 at 7 pm in UCB 100. The event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Lincoln A. Gotshalk, associate professor, kinesiology & exercise sciences at UH Hilo, will moderate a series of presentations covering a wide range of topics, including a brief history of the games, the best of times and the worst of times, the spirit and meaning of the Olympic Games, the 2012 Olympic Games (the Games of the XXX Olympiad) in London, England, the trail of the Olympic Torch Relay, and the Olympic Games from a medical point-of-view.

Joining Gotshalk as presenters are Dr. Emanuele DÔÇÖArtibale, assistant professor, kinesiology & exercise sciences, Dr. Douglas Hiller, orthopedic surgeon and experienced Olympic Games physician, and Paula Thomas, communications consultant.

For more information, call 974-7359. For special accommodations, call 933-0816 (V) or 933-3334 (TTY).

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