Buffering Stress Through Exercise-Induced Adaptations in Brain Reward Circuits

Des Moines, IA US
March 30, 2018



There is no cost to attend and registration is not required.


Target Audience

Des Moines University faculty, staff, and students.


Regularly engaging in exercise promotes stress-robustness, protecting from the development of stress-related psychiatric disorders like anxiety and depression. This seminar will explore exercise-induced adaptations in rodent brain reward centers that may be contributing to stress-resistance.


Peter Clark, PhD
Assistant Professor, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/30/2018 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
03/30/2018 - 1:00pm CDT
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
SEC #115
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States
+1 (515) 271-1445

Des Moines University is located on a 22-acre campus in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa. Just west of downtown on Grand Avenue, the University is located in one of Des Moines’ most prestigious neighborhoods. The campus is in a historic neighborhood filled with tree-lined streets and gracious older homes and businesses. Its central location makes it easy to access the rest of the city and outlying communities. The campus is close to the Des Moines International Airport, located on the bus line and just blocks from local shopping and downtown Des Moines.



Available Credit

  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)


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