34th ESPEN Congress

Barcelona, Spain 8 September 2012 - 11 September 2012

Summary

The Spanish Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (SENPE) organized the 34th Congress of the European Society of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) in Spain, in the historic and cultural city of Barcelona.
In close collaboration with the members of ESPEN Committees, an attractive educational and scientific programme was designed, which broadly covered the fields of nutrition and metabolism. In harmony with the motto of the Congress “Achieving goals in nutrition”, the Congress addressed the practical aspects of nutritional treatment, definied goals in nutrition care and presented the advances of the last few years.
The NNI  organized a satellite symposium "Synergy in Motion: Combining nutrition and exercise for optimal physical function".

Symposium Presentations
  • The role of nutrition in optimizing strength and function

    Speaker: Ass. Prof. F. Landi
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  • Functional decline and nutritional status in the older adult

    Speaker: Pedro Abizanda Soler
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  • Physical activity programs for the older adult: Success factors

    Speaker: Miriam Nelson
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