Infecting academic conferences: brands linked to ill health

FLINT, Stuart (2015). Infecting academic conferences: brands linked to ill health. The Lancet Global Health, 3 (5), e259.

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Abstract

Empirical evidence shows the links between sweetened soft drinks (1,2) or fast food (3) and chronic illness such as obesity and diabetes. However, as a researcher investigating the causes of obesity, I have become disappointed at the presence of brands of unhealthy products at major conferences relating to obesity, physical activity, and nutrition. In recent years, brands such as Coca Cola Inc and McDonalds Corp have sponsored several conference events.

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Centre for Sport and Exercise Science
Identification Number: 10.1016/S2214-109X(15)70091-4
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Depositing User: Alison Gratton
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2015 10:25
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2015 10:28
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/10764

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