In light of the current situation related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) has decided to embrace a second, fully virtual format for the 2021 Congress.

A selection of updated and enhanced Life Long Learning Courses (LLL)  will be held virtually from 7-12 September. This year’s main objective is to improve the knowledge, competence, and skills of healthcare professionals and students in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism. The courses are open to all healthcare providers, including doctors, pharmacists, dieticians, and nurses.

Session 12: Nutrition and Physical activity

Moderator: K. Melzer (CH)


14:00 – 14:30   Module 37.1.    Energy Balance Regulation: Effects of Exercise on ad libitum Food Intake

Speaker: K. Melzer (CH)


14:30 – 15:00   Module 37.2.    Physical Activity in Chronic Diseases

Speaker: J. Mareschal (CH)


15:00 – 15:30   Module 37.3.    Nutrition for Endurance and Strength Sports

Speaker: N. Rotovnic (SI)


15:30 – 16:00   Module 37.4     Fluid, Electrolyte Balance and Ergogenic Aids

Speaker: B. Knap (SI)


16:00 – 16:50    Q & A, Case discussions


17:00 – 18:00    Feedback & Test