Prof. Jean Pierre Després University of Laval, Canada

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Dr. Després is Professor at the Division of Kinesiology at the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine in Laval University, Québec, Canada. Since 1999, he acts as the Director of research at the Québec Heart Institute in Québec City. Dr. Després has published more than 400 papers in peer-reviewed journals... read moreand has written 45 book chapters. Dr. Després’ expertise covers the assessment and management of obesity and body fat distribution, lipid metabolism, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, exercise, nutrition and the prevention and the treatment of CHD risk factors.