I.Family researchers at ISBNPA 2015

Lead I.Family investigators gathered in Edinburgh in June, to attend and present at the ISBNPA (International Society of Behavioural Nutrition & Physical Activity) Conference.

ISBNPA 2015, Edinburgh - opening ceremony (with bagpipes!)

ISBNPA 2015, Edinburgh – opening ceremony

Dr Garrath Williams (ULANC) presented on the policy implications of intervention studies, while Faye Tucker (also ULANC) presented a poster on her work around interventions with adolescents.

Additional presentations were delivered by Christoph Buck, Claudia Börnhorst and Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, as follows:

Interrelation of Kernel Density Methods and Neighborhood Context in the Assessment of Environmental Opportunities for Physical Activity in Children.

Christoph Buck1, Thomas Kneib2, Tobias Tkaczick3, Kenn Konstabel4,5, Iris Pigeot1

Associations between early body mass index trajectories and later metabolic risk in European children: The IDEFICS Study

Claudia Börnhorst1, Kate Tilling2, Luis A. Moreno4, Gerardo Rodríguez4, Yoav Ben-Shlomo2, Nathalie Michels5, Wolfgang Ahrens1, Iris Pigeot1,5

The impact of program implementation on objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time: the IDEFICS Study in Belgium

Vera Verbestel1, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij1, Wolfgang Ahrens2, Iris Pigeot2, Stefaan De Henauw1
1Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, 2University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany

Project co-ordinators – and co-authors of the above – Iris Pigeot and Wolfgang Ahrens were also in attendance.

Faye Tucker presents her poster on 'Changing adolescent health behaviour' at ISBNPA 2015

Faye Tucker presents her poster on ‘Changing adolescent health behaviour’ at ISBNPA 2015

ISBNPA 2015 took place from 2nd to 6th June.  More information about the Conference can be found online.

Photos courtesy of Garrath Williams.

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