Want to know more about what we’ve been up to in the last year? Check out our recent report to our Scientific Advisory Board!
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[…]
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[…]
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 team member Dr Sofus Larsen was interviewed for a health focused television programme that aired on January 23rd 2018 in Denmark. The programme was shown as part of Sundhedsmagasinet (The Health Magazine) on DR1. The interview focused on a new dietary strategy, developed in conjunction with research conducted at the University of Copenhagen, which[…]
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[…]
As we approach the holiday season, weight management is on the minds of a lot of people. NoHoW Coordinator Prof. Berit Heitmann was recently interviewed by the Danish media to share her views on the importance of thinking about weight loss maintenance, as well as weight loss. The articles are available in Danish here: BT[…]
Interested in learning more about multidisciplinary approaches to addressing the challenge of weight loss and maintenance? You can watch a video of an invited lecture on this topic from NoHoW Researcher Prof. James Stubbs, given at the University of Derby Psychology External Lecture Series on 01 Nov 2017.
Paul Sacher, PhD, RD Obesity Week USA, held this year in Washington DC from 29 October- 2 November 2017 is one of the largest annual obesity-focused conferences globally, with participation from 5000 delegates from across the world. The conference focuses on the basic science, treatment and care, and prevention of obesity. Attendees include clinicians, scientists,[…]
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[…]