NoHoW at ECO2019

NoHoW was active at the 26th European Congress on Obesity (ECO 2019, Glasgow, 28 April – 01 May 2019), hosting the third NoHoW symposium. The team also hosted a workshop with international leaders and experts in weight loss management to develop a “Position statement on behavioural approaches to longer-term weight management”, together with the EASO Task Force[…]

NoHoW Coordinator features in ECO Day 1 Newsletter

NoHoW’s coordinator Prof. Berit Heitmann has been featured in the Day 1 Newsletter of the 26th European Congress on Obesity (ECO). Berit and NoHoW were active at ECO, hosting the third NoHoW symposium (28 April, 14.30-16.00) and a workshop with international leaders and experts in weight loss management to develop a “Position statement on behavioural approaches to longer-term[…]

Invited Symposium at the 22nd Portuguese Congress on Obesity

In 25 Nov 2018, NoHoW was featured at an Invited Symposium ‘ICT-based Weight Loss Maintenance: The NoHoW European Project’ at the 22nd Congresso Português de Obesidade in Lisbon, Portugal. Chaired by Dr. António Palmeira, the symposium included talks from NoHoW researchers: ‘Emotion Regulation and Stress Management Intervention Component of NoHoW’, Matos (UDC), ‘Thematic Basis of[…]

NoHoW at Feel4Diabetes event

NoHoW Coordinator Berit Heitmann spoke at a recent dissemination meeting (24 Sept 2018) for the H2020-funded Feel4Diabetes project, organised by the International Diabetes Federation Europe. The results of a diabetes prevention scheme targeting school-children in six EU countries (Belgium, Bulgaria, Finland, Greece, Hungary and Spain) were presented and a multi-stakeholders discussion followed. You can see Berit’s full presentation here.

NoHoW at EHPS 2018

NoHoW’s Marta Marques presented the NoHoW Toolkit at the 32nd Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society (21 – 25 August 2018, Galway Ireland). The conference theme was Health Psychology Across the Lifespan: Uniting Research, Practice and Policy. Marta’s talk ‘Designing and testing theory-based mHealth tools for weight loss maintenance: The NoHoW Toolkit’ was included[…]

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Recent NoHoW publication features in AU News

The results of a recent NoHoW publication on weight loss maintenance have been featured in the Aarhus University Department of Management News (Pedersen, S. et al. (2018). The complexity of self-regulating food intake in weight loss maintenance. A qualitative study among short- and long-term weight loss maintainers. Social Science and Medicine, 208, 18-24. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.05.016) The[…]

Best poster Award at ISBNPA 2018

2018 ISBNPA General Meeting It was a great experience for a young PhD student to join the ISBNPA 17th Annual Meeting. The meeting was held in Hong Kong (03 – 06 June) and included many high quality and compelling presentations. Networking opportunities at the meeting were substantial and inspiring, allowing us to meet top researchers in a wide[…]

NoHoW well represented at ISBNPA 2018!

NoHoW was well represented by the Lisbon team from FMH at the recent International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) Annual 2018 Meeting in Hong Kong. The meeting included a stimulating scientific program, with an outstanding line-up of keynote speakers, oral and poster presentations, and pre-conference workshops. There were also excellent opportunities for participating in physical activity, and networking social[…]

NoHoW Publication: People who have lost weight need support to keep the weight off

During the project, we’ve interviewed people who are successfully maintaining weight loss to learn how they do it, what challenges they face and what support they need to keep maintaining their weight loss. Our latest publication looks at self-regulating food intake. Why is this study important? Maintaining weight loss over time is difficult. Different activities[…]