Martin County Library System Press Releases

March 4, 2015

Sign Up NOW for Free Exercise Seminar Mar. 28 at Cummings Library

Filed under: News — mclswebblog @ 11:40 am
For immediate release:  February 24, 2015

Contact:  Samuel McKee,  Martin County Library System, 772-463-3205

STUART, FL – Dr. Dick Shappell, Professor Emeritus of Exercise Science at Oxford College of Emory University will present a free exercise seminar titled “How to Exercise Correctly… Because Exercise Is Medicine,” March 28 from 11am to 1pm at the Peter & Julie Cummings Library, 2551 SW Matheson Ave, Palm City. This event is free and open to the public, registration is required.

Dr. Shappell will teach why exercise is medicine when done correctly, how to exercise correctly, and the healthy way to lose weight, as well as give diet and nutrition tips and exercises for the elderly.  Dr. Shappell recommends attendees bring paper and a pencil.  Physicians and health care providers are encouraged to join the general public in this two-hour seminar.

Richard T. Shappell, Ph.D., taught at Emory University for thirty-two years.  He has conducted over two hundred seminars for the public as well as seminars for physicians.

For more information, call (772) 221-1403, pick up a Library Connection at any library location, or visit the library website at


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