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.

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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[…]

NoHoW at ECO2018

NoHoW was pleased to present a well-attended symposium Self-regulation and emotion regulation in weight loss maintenance – working toward a consensus: The H2020 NoHoW Project at the European Congress on Obesity (ECO2018) in Vienna on Saturday 26 May 2018. Several members of the NoHoW team were on hand for 6 presentations, which included a discussion of the conceptual background and[…]

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[…]