CBC Conference 2018 – Behaviour Change for Health: Digital and Beyond

This year’s Centre for Behaviour Change conference on 21-22 February 2018 at Senate House in London, was the fourth international conference hosted by the Centre and is a “must-attend” conference for Digital Health researchers.The event provided an excellent opportunity to network with other researchers interested in developing and implementing behaviour change interventions using digital tools. Innovative research[…]

NoHoW Trial Recruitment Closes

On the 13th March 2018, the NoHoW trial successfully completed the ambitious recruitment phase, reaching the target of 1,600 participants across the three NoHoW centres in the UK, Portugal and Denmark. The initial recruitment phase was to last a full year but concluded ahead of schedule; the popularity of the trial meant that centres were[…]

NoHoW Publication: Difficulty managing emotions can make keeping weight off difficult

We’ve published our first publication! Attribution of weight regain to emotional reasons amongst European adults with overweight and obesity who regained weight following a weight loss attempt –Sainsbury, K., Evans, E.H., Pedersen, S. et al. Eat Weight Disord (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40519-018-0487-0 Open access PDF Why is this study important? While weight loss isn’t easy, lots of programmes[…]

NoHoW at YOHPAKE

Dr. Sarah Scott, University of Leeds, presented a poster about NoHoW at the second annual conference, ‘Enabling Active Communities: Play your Part’ organised by the regional network YOHPAKE (Yorkshire and Humber Physical Activity Exchange) on 10 Jan 2018. The event attendees included key movers and shakers involved in physical activity and weight management across the region, as well as representatives[…]

NoHoW Coordinator Speaks in mdBriefCase Obesity Series

NoHoW Coordinator Prof. Heitmann has recorded a number of short videos for the mdBriefCase Obesity Knowledge Transfer Series. Check them out! What should be the primary focus of obesity management? Danish Is obesity caused by overeating and sedentary behaviour? Danish How can technology create change in obesity management? Danish Ways that weight-stigma might affect obesity[…]