An international musculoskeletal researcher and scientist from Cambridge, England will talk in Brookings on Monday about the importance of maintaining healthy muscular and skeletal systems throughout life using human nutrition.
Kate Ward from the Elsie Widdowson Laboratory will deliver the Ethel Austin Martin Distinguished Lecture at South Dakota State University.
Ward will explain the musculoskeletal systems of people from different cultural and racial backgrounds during various life stages using imaging evidence from both developed and developing countries.
The lecture begins at 4:30 p.m. in the Volstorff Ballroom in the Student Union. It's free and open to the public.
Her lecture will help the audience recognize healthy body systems and approaches needed to achieve such health.