FDP 2016 Spoorthi Series: Physical Health and Fitness

Jul 21, 2016 @ 9:30 AM

The Department of Mechanical Engineering conducted an FDP session on Physical health and Fitness under the Spoorthi Series on 21 July 2016 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM in the Spoorthi Conference Hall. The Speaker for the session was Dr Chandra Kumar Ballal. Dr C K Ballal is a consultant Neurosurgeon in Mangaluru and presently he is Emeritus Professor of Neurosurgery in KMC, Mangaluru. He has published many papers in National and International Neurosurgery Journals.

Dr Ballal started the session with the definition of Physical Health. In his talk he mentioned about the factors affecting physical health and the measures to be taken to maintain good physical health. He also spoke about physical fitness which is a result of adequate nutrition and healthy diet. He also stressed the importance of aerobic exercises over anaerobic exercises and also the importance of routine health checkups. The session concluded with Dr Ballal clearing the doubts of the audience regarding various health issues. 

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