Search for dissertations about: "Gabriele Eiben"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Gabriele Eiben.

  1. 1. Overweight and obesity in the young and old: Prevalence, prevention and eating behavior

    Author : Gabriele Eiben; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : prevention; BMI; elderly; young adults; lifestyle; diet; intervention; secular trends; twin study; EDI-2; genetic; environment;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Background: During the last 25 years the prevalence of overweight and obe-sity has increased dramatically, both in developed and developing countries. The World Health Organization is declaring it an epidemic. In Sweden the increase was almost 50% between 1980 and 2005. The largest increases oc-curred in the 16-24-year age group. READ MORE

  2. 2. Barriers and Facilitators of Health Promotion and Obesity Prevention in Early Childhood : A Focus on Parents, Results from the IDEFICS Study

    Author : Susann Regber; Staffan Mårild; Jan Johansson Hanse; Gabriele Eiben; Masuma Novak; Finn Rasmussen; Sweden Gothenburg University of Gothenburg Sahlgrenska Academy Institute of Medicine; []
    Keywords : parents; children; obesity; weight perception; registers; prevention; health promotion;

    Abstract : Background: Childhood obesity has increased dramatically during the past thirty years. Parents are key persons in their children’s lives and their efforts to create healthy lifestyles are very important. However, social and economic determinants of health also affect parents’ opportunities to promote a healthy lifestyle. READ MORE