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’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[…]
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[…]
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 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[…]
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[…]