Theme: Discover the science of weight management & explore the connection between fitness and well-being


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OMICS International proudly announces the commencement of “International Conference on Weight Loss and Fitness Expo" during July 13-15, 2015 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The aim of this conference is to learn and share knowledge on Weight loss and fitness management. Special interest and theme of this conference is to Discover the science of weight management & explore the connection between fitness and well-being”.


The conference highlights the evolving strategies for Weight loss-management, medications, childhood obesity, yoga & physical therapy, exercise, morbid obesity, liposuction treatment, bariatric surgery and upcoming challenges in fitness science. Fitness Management conference invites leading experts in the field of obesity, weight management, fitness experts, bariatric surgeons, exercise physicians, yoga practitioners and all the eminent and experts in the field of Weight loss and fitness management. Conference on Fitness Management also welcomes delegates from industries focusing on weight loss medications, exercise tools & equipment and fitness machinery to gather, network under a single roof for advancing technology and innovations. Meeting on Weight Loss conferences are challenging conferences for all the Obesity experts.


OMICS International Organizes 300+ Conferences Every Year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific societies and Publishes 500+ Open access journals which contains over 30000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

According to a recent survey conducted, marketing value of weight loss is around 180 Million Dieters, $20 Billion is the annual revenue of the weight-loss industry, including diet books, diet drugs and weight-loss surgeries; $11,500 to $26,000 is the average cost of bariatric surgery, which reduces the size of the stomach. Reflecting this imperative, OMICS International believes that professionally-oriented education in weight loss and fitness management is essential in the training of clinicians and experts and set to organize 2015 fitness conferences in Philadelphia, USA providing a comprehensive insight on various weight reduction and fitness management strategies enabling networking and future research opportunities in this key area of public health
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Scientific sessions


Track 1: Fitness Science

Fitness Management conference defines that : Fitness is defined as the quality of being suitable to perform a particular task.

Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness. It is performed for various reasons, including strengthening muscles and the Cardiovascular regulations and energy systems, honing athletic skills, Weight training techniques and exercise science, and merely enjoyment. Frequent and regular physical exercise boosts the immune system and helps prevent the "diseases of affluence" such as heart rate training , cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes, and obesity. It may also help prevent depression, help to promote or maintain positive self-esteem, improve mental health generally, and can augment an individual's sex appeal or body image, which has been found to be linked with higher levels of self-esteem. Aerobics is a growing global concern, and physical exercise may help decrease some of the effects of obesity. Health care providers often call exercise the "miracle" or "wonder" drug—alluding to the wide variety of proven benefits that it can provide.


Fitness Marketing and Industry


A rainbow has sprung from the ongoing storm of budget cuts that has swirled around physical education (PE) in U.S. schools for the past decade: In early October, the U.S. Department of Education announced that 256 school districts and other organizations will receive a record $59 million from the Carol M. White Physical Education for Progress (PEP) Program for school year 2003-2004. PEP grants provide funds directly to schools to purchase sports/fitness equipment and train teachers to apply innovative PE programs in schools and communities


This year’s grant awards, which were awarded to communities across 45 states and territories, range from $28,230 to $570,000. PEP funding will be spent on a wide array of sports products, including pedometers, heart rate monitors, fitness assessment technology, inline skates, climbing walls, cross-country skis, treadmills and traditional sports equipment.

Track 2 : Obesity and health complications


Obesity and overweight can have serious health effects. The main outcomes include: Tiredness & lack of energy; Cravings; Type 2 diabetes or insulin resistance; Problems with your heart and High blood pressure, heart disease and stroke. Cancers, skin diseases and osteoarthritis A Primer of Skin Diseases Associated With Obesity Yeast infections, as would be expected, are a very common problem among the obese. Tackling obesity is a major priority the Government has said, as a report warns that one in five cancer deaths is caused by it. Fat tissue in the body produces hormones and other things that affect the way our cells grow and leads to cancer. Due to overweight we are facing Breathing disorders, gall bladder diseases, Impact of obesity on gynecology Rising obesity rates around the world have had a profound impact on female reproductive health. Childhood obesity is associated with early onset of puberty, menstrual irregularities during adolescence and polycystic ovary syndrome. Women of reproductive age with high BMIs have a higher risk of ovulatory problems and tend to respond poorly to fertility treatment. Obesity, which results from a combination of genetic and environmental factors, is an increasingly prevalent condition in Western society that heightens the risk for reproductive disorders. High Triglycerides and Low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol can't dissolve in the blood. It must be transported through your bloodstream by carriers called lipoproteins, which got their name because they’re made of fat (lipid) and proteins Recently, non-HDL cholesterol (non-HDL-C) has become a commonly used marker for a blood lipid pattern associated with increased risk of heart disease.To calculate non-HDL-C, you only need to know the numbers for total cholesterol and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C).

Track 3 : Weight Management  Strategies

Conference on Weight Loss gives you a unforgettable experience for all the attendees.

Benefits of  Exercise and physical stress , exercise in almost any form can act as a stress reliever. Being active can boost your feel-good endorphins and distract you from daily worriesLow calorie and high fiber food intake have long been touted as the key to a healthy weight and to good health, foods like whole grains, vegetables, fruits, and nuts. And many of the foods that increase disease risk—chief among them, refined grains and sugary drinks—are also factors in weight gain. Pharmacotherapy for the management of obesity consists primarily of health behavior modification (diet, exercise, and behavioral therapy) for all patients and bariatric surgery for a minority of selected severely obese people. For weight management, we have to follow Weight watchers and diet protocols, it means the point system it uses educates you on what to eat and how to eat. It includes a balance of healthy eating and physical exercise to equate-energy and energy intake. Lifestyle Changes to Manage Obesity, managing obesity is mostly about making lifestyle changes, which may be difficult. To maintain your weight, you must burn the same amount of calories you take in when you eat. Overweight and obesity are dangerous conditions as they can contribute to a number of different health problems (eg, heart disease and diabetes). According to yoga conferences 2015, our present lifestyle is one of the most important factors behind all kinds of mental and physical illness. In obesity, lifestyle is the determining factor. Yoga poses, cleansing techniques and breathing exercises constitute the set of practices for controlling obesity and shedding weight. Nutritions for  weightloss and fitness, eat more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains Cut back on meats high in fat (like burgers and hot dogs), greasy fried foods, and sweets Drink more water instead of sugary drinks like sodas.




Track 4 : Surgical Procedures for Weightloss


Bariatric surgery conferences gives detailed description about surgery: Surgery can involve cutting, abrading, suturing, or otherwise physically changing body tissues and organs. Different surgeries for weightloss Bariatric surgery and Surgical therapy of morbid obesity cause weight loss by restricting the amount of food the stomach can hold, causing malabsorption of nutrients, or by a combination of both gastric restriction and malabsorption. Bariatric procedures also often cause hormonal changes. Most weight loss surgeries today are performed using minimally invasive techniques (laparoscopic surgery).The most common bariatric surgery procedures are gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric band, and biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch. Each surgery has its own advantages and disadvantages. Some more surgeries for weightloss Cosmetic surgery and liposuction treatments for obesity, liposuction slims and reshapes specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits and improving your body contours and proportion. Liposuction is a type of cosmetic surgery used to remove unwanted body fat. The operation is also known as liposculpture or suction-assisted lipectomy. Malabsorptive Surgery or gastric bypass surgerya type of bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery), is a procedure that alters the process of digestion. Bariatric surgery is the only option today that effectively treats morbid obesity in people for whom more conservative measures such as diet, exercise, and medication have not been effective. Weight loss surgery- Complications, While weight loss surgery can successfully remove the fat in the body, it can't cause skin to revert to its pre-obesity tightness and firmness.


Therefore, if you were obese, especially for many years, you may be left with excess folds and rolls of skin, particularly around the breasts, tummy, hips and limbs.


Track 5: Childhood Obesity causes and Risk Factors


Childhood obesity is a condition where excess body fat negatively affects a child's health or well-being. As methods to determine body fat directly are difficult, the diagnosis of obesity is often based on BMI. Due to the rising prevalence of obesity in children and its many adverse health effects it is being recognized as a serious public health concern . The obesity epidemic is attributable to dietary and behavioral trends acting on a person's genetic makeup to determine body mass and susceptibility to obesity-related disease. Some socio economic factors, according to the World Health Organization, the escalating international epidemic of obesity is now the most significant contributor to ill health. More than 30% of US adults are obese, i.e. body mass index (BMI) >30 kg/m2, and it is feared that one in three children born in the early 21st century will develop diabetes with a consequent reduction in lifetime expectancy. Obesity accounts for 5–7% of national health expenditure in the US. Obesity is as much a psychological as a physical problem. Some epidemiologies for childhood obesity, encourage healthy eating habits. Small changes can lead to a recipe for success, Make favorite dishes healthier, help your kids understand the benefits of being physically active. For more details about this don’t miss the Conference on Obesity


Track 6: Weightloss medications

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Taking  antiobesity drug may not result in weight loss by itself. But using diet pills can help an overweight person stay on a diet because nearly all of these medications work on suppressing appetite. Prescription weight loss drugs may be an option for patients who have serious health risks, such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, or high cholesterol and cannot control their weight with diet and exercise alone. Some Common anorectic drugs are phentermine, Lorcaserin. The Latest Pharmacotherapy Strategies for Weight Loss are Sibutramine: Also known as Meridia or Reductil, Rimonabant, also known as Acomplia. Sure they may help to offer help with weight loss, as most of these mediations offer help with reducing appetite or even reducing the absorption of fat.


Side effects of weightloss drugs : increased blood pressure and heart rate, insomnia, nervousness, blurred vision, restlessness, or headache and safe.


Track 7: Weightloss and Fitness in Women


According to National Center for Health Statistics of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Just over one-third of overweight adult women are obese. Being overweight or obese can increase your risk of: Heart disease Stroke Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, breathing problems. Maternal obesity increases the risk of a number of pregnancy complications and, as such, requires adjustment to routine prenatal care.  A recent meta-analysisstudies revealed that obese pregnant women have an estimated risk of stillbirth that is twice that of normal weight pregnant women. The average pregnant woman needs only about300 healthy calories more a day than she did before she was pregnant. This will help her gain the right amount of weight gain during Pregnancy. Menopause occurs when a woman stops ovulating and her monthly period (menstruation) stops. Menopausal women often experience weight gain, particularly around the abdomen. Most women gain weight as they age, but excess pounds aren't inevitable. To minimize menopause weight gain, step up your activity level and enjoy a healthy diet. Diet charts and meal planners for women are - eat 1500 calories one day, and 2100 calories the next. This can be as simple as halving then doubling a portion size, or adding a post-workout shake into the plan. Women who practice yoga tend to have lower body mass indexes and better control over their weight than those who do not practice yoga. Exercise can help prevent excess weight gain or help maintain weight loss. When you engage in physical activity, you burn calories.

Lasting Weight Loss for New Moms:
Coming into pregnancy with excess weight and gaining a lot of weight during pregnancy can make it harder to lose weight afterwards. Being Sedentary, not getting enough support from friends and family, time pressures, and lack of motivation can also make it more difficult to lose weight.  Some suggestions Lasting Weight Loss for New Moms: l low-fat and fat-free yogurt; low-fat deli meats; low-fat or fat-free pudding made with milk or containing 30 percent calcium (especially good for quelling chocolate cravings!); part-skim cheese sticks; prepackaged sliced fruits and vegetables; ready-made salads; cooked whole grains such as brown rice; whole-grain cereals, breads and pastas



Conference Highlights

  • Fitness Science
  • Obesity and Health Complications
  • Weight Management Strategies
  • Surgical Procedures for Weight Loss
  • Child hood Obesity- Causes and Risk Factors
  • Weight Loss Medications
  • Weight-Loss and Fitness In Women
  • Novel Weight Control Research
  • Traditional and Conventional Weight Loss Therapies
  • Underweight Management and Fitness Strategies
  • New trends In Weight Loss Management

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Conference Date July 13-15, 2015
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