Model Projects for the Inclusion of Families as a Target Group in Child and Adolescent Obesity Prevention Measures - Evaluation

Project duration: 01/01/2020 - 11/02/2023 (ASH sub-project until March 31, 2021)

Principal investigator: Prof. Dr. Christiane Dienel (nexus
Institut), Prof. Dr. Raimund Geene (ASH Berlin), Prof. Dr. Nina Langen (TU Berlin) 

Project staff: Tzvetina Arsova Netzelmann (nexus), Dr. Katja Aue (ASH), Sina Balder (TU Berlin), Dr. Carina Brumme (nexus), Leonie Hasselberg (TU Berlin) und Isabelle Verch (ASH)


  • TU Berlin - Fachgebiet Bildung für Nachhaltige Ernährung und Lebensmittelwissenschaft

The project aims to evaluate the practical projects involved and to generate corresponding recommendations for action for the prevention of obesity in childhood and adolescence.The thematic focus of the project corresponds with the findings of prevention research that the family plays a key role in the health behaviour of children in the further course of life. Within the framework of the conception phase in 2020, the ASH will provide expert advice in the field of family health promotion.

Funding: Bundesministerium für Gesundheit (BMG)

Keywords: Overweight, Family Health Promotion, Doing Family, Prevention, Evaluation

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