B537 - HOPE Project - 14/08/2007

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Principal applicant name: 
Dr Adriano Cattaneo (Institute for Child Health Burlo Garofolo, Europe)
Dr David Batty (University of Glasgow, UK)
Title of project: 
HOPE Project
Proposal summary: 

HOPE Project (http://www.hopeproject.eu/)

Work Package 3 (WP3): Early Childhood Obesity Prevention.


1. To describe differences in prevalence and trends in overweight and obesity across Europe in infants and preschool children.

2. To identify specific obesogenic nutrition and physical activity patterns in infants and preschool children across Europe.

3. To identify family-environmental determinants of overweight and obesity including types of feeding, weaning practices, optimum activity learning techniques in infants and preschool children across Europe.

4. To produce a checklist for good quality interventions, as a means of strengthening the evidence base regarding effectiveness of interventions.

Date proposal received: 
Tuesday, 14 August, 2007
Date proposal approved: 
Tuesday, 14 August, 2007
Endocrine, Weight, Obesiy
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