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Dr. Shu Wen Ng’s recent publication in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity found that the aging population in China is becoming less likely to engage in physician activity. The study used data collected by the China Health and Nutrition Survey over a 20-year period to examine trends in physical activity levels among Chinese adults. Without meaningful change, the financial burdens of health concerns caused by lack of physical activity will become enormous in the future, for individuals and for China as a whole.

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HPM 80 yearsSAVE THE DATE – Please mark your calendar and plan to join HPM for our 80th Anniversary, September 15-17, 2016 in Chapel Hill. There will be a reception on Thursday evening and a tailgate Saturday morning in preparation for the football game. Please be on the lookout for more information. If you have any questions, please contact Jeffrey Simms at

I look forward to seeing some of you at these events and thanks so much for your continual support of HPM. Please let me know if you have any questions or if there are ways that I can of assistance to you as a graduate of HPM.

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Jeffrey Simms
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