CONTACT: ANGIE TRACHTA
CONTACT: TERRY PROTEXTOR
8788 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: March 16, 2000
Perry residents offered a seminar on how to build stronger student athletes
PERRY, Iowa -- Heartland Family Health Associates, an affiliate of University
of Iowa Health Care, will hold a free community health education seminar on
nutrition, conditioning, and injury prevention for student athletes from 7
to 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 29 at the McCreary Community Building, 1800 Pattee
Area residents are invited to attend the informational program entitled
"Nutrition, Conditioning and Injury Prevention: An Overview for the Student-Athlete
and Parent." Bill Durbin, M.D., at Heartland Family Health Associates;
Tom Lowe, MSCS, with Champion Performance; and Julie Gallagher, RD, with UI
Student Health Services, will provide information on the importance of proper
conditioning, nutrition and injury prevention for student athletes. Free refreshments
will be served, and participants may register to win a door prize.
Registration for this free seminar is encouraged. For more information or
to register, call Heartland Family Health Associates at (515) 465-3553. The
seminar is sponsored in conjunction with Dallas County Hospital. Heartland
Family Health Associates is located at 616 10th St., Perry.
University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between UI
College of Medicine and UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care, medical
education, and research programs and services they provide.