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Leadership Rehab Rounds – Linda Thøring Øverberg – October 27, 2021

October 27, 2021 @ 12:10 pm - 1:00 pm

Date: October 27, 2021
Time: 12:10 – 1:00pm


Dial in: 647-374-4685, Meeting ID: 819 7561 7026, Passcode: 936691

Speaker’s name and position title:

Headshot of Linda Thøring ØverbergLinda Thøring Øverberg
PhD Candidate, OsloMet University, Norway
Visiting Scholar, Safe Independent Mobility, KITE Research Institute,
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute – University Health Network

Presentation title:

Understanding how High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) affects the brain.

Short Bio:

Linda Thøring Øverberg is an intensive care nurse and a PhD student in the Neurobiology & Toxicology group http://www.mn.uio.no/farmasi/english/research/groups/neurobiology-and-toxicology/index.html, led by Dr. Cecilie Morland, Department of Pharmacy, University of Oslo (UiO), Norway. She is currently a Visiting Scholar with the Safe Independent Mobility Lab at the KITE Research Institute, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute – University Health Network.  Øverberg’s research includes elderly human subjects as well as animal models. She seeks to reveal how high intensity interval training (HIIT) affects the brain. She will be presenting data from a recently published study in mice L-lactate induces neurogenesis in the mouse ventricular-subventricular zone via the lactate receptor HCA 1 – PubMed (nih.gov) and her ongoing research on human stroke patients and controls.

Accessibility: Attendees are welcome to e-mail me to request the presentation slides in an alternate format. I will create alternate versions of the slides on an individual basis.

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October 27, 2021
12:10 pm - 1:00 pm
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