Prof. Gary Liguori

Prof. Gary Liguori, University of West Florida, US

Prof. Liguori serves as Chief Academic Officer as Provost and Senior Vice President at the University of West Florida. He moved to UWF from the University of Rhode Island, where he was the Founding Dean of the College of Health Sciences. Prior to Rhode Island, Liguori was Head of Health & Human Performance at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, and before that, held faculty appointments at North Dakota State University, Youngstown State University and the University of Wyoming. Before working in academics, Liguori was the director of cardiac rehabilitation at the Heart Institute of the Desert, in Palm Desert, California.

Promising Practices #2:

The track “Promising Practice” focuses on presenting current relevant and innovative experiences delivering physical activity/exercise programmes for the prevention and/or treatment of non-communicable chronic diseases in clinical and non-clinical environments… The selected projects are great examples of the capabilities of our industry delivering activities, programmes and/or services supporting Active Living….

In this session Prof. Liguori will chair the presentations from a selected pool of four projects and will challenge positively the speakers.