All-Island Obesity Newsletter November 2015

The 4th Public Health Open Conference took place on Tuesday 13th October in Croke Park, Dublin.   There was a wide variety of obesity related presentations on the day, illustrating the complex nature of obesity.  Some examples are included with links to slides and audio:

The cost of a healthy food basket on the island of Ireland
Dr Marian Faughnan, Safefood

Green agenda: the benefits of nature contact for physical, mental and social wellbeing
Shirley Gleeson, DLR Nature for Health Group

The Healthy Ireland Framework and health behaviour change to improve public health
Dr Frank Doyle & Dr Catherine Darker, Division of Health Psychology Psychology Society of Ireland

Healthy Ireland – Healthy South Dublin County – Tallaght Healthy City Project
Caroline Peppard, Health Service Executive
Barriers & facilitators associated with attending community-based interventions among families of overweight & obese children
Emily Kelleher, University College Cork
 
The school food environment – are we making the healthy choice the easy choice?
Dr Colette Kelly, National University of Ireland, Galway
 
Sports participation in youth as a predictor of physical activity: A 5-year longitudinal study
Michelle Hardie Murphy, Dublin City University

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Publication Date: 
Monday, November 2, 2015

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