Infographic MyMovez Year 3

It has become a tradition! We made an infographic again. This time with some of the data that we collected in the third year of the MyMovez-project (school year 2017-2018). Over 900 school students participated in the project last year. They all received our ‘Wearable Lab’ again, that consists out of a smartphone that collects […]

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Best Paper Award BSI day 2018

During the last BSI-day (June 22, 2018) MyMovez-researcher Thabo van Woudenberg won the second price in the category ‘Best Paper’. In this paper, he describes a study in which peer influencers are used to stimulate other teens’ physical activity. Lately, much attention has been paid to the use of influential young people for various health […]

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Infographic MyMovez Year 2

We made an infographic again! This time with some of the data that we collected in the second year (school year 2016-2017) of MyMovez (from 671 participants). In the informative illustration you can find facts around physical activity, consumption behavior and media use. Download the infographic (in Dutch) here! In the coming year we will […]

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MyMovez-project in Horizon Magazine

Recently an article about the MyMovez-project is published in Horizon Magazine, the EU Research & Innovation Magazine. It’s about Generation Z, children born after 1995, who see their online and offline lives as one and the same. They spend much time (online) interacting with friends. Because many (un)healthy habits are formed during these social interactions, […]

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MyMovez-team goes Canada!

The MyMovez-team traveled all the way to Canada (Victoria) for the 16th edition of the ISBNPA-conference. ISBNPA refers to “The International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity”. As the name suggests, at this conference researchers who are involved in nutrition and physical activity come together. At the conference there was also many attention for […]

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Presentation BFDG-congress 2017

This year (April 2017) the MyMovez team was again present at the BFDG conference in Wokefield hotel in Reading (North London). The conference is named after the research group that meets annually to share research results and insights about nutrition (British Feeding and Drinking Group). Various studies and campaigns aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle were […]

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MyMovez in the tropics!

MyMovez-researcher Thabo van Woudenberg made a trip to Bangkok in the fall of 2016, Thailand. On the ISPAH 2016 congress, he presented some preliminary findings of the first year of the MyMovez-project. Among other things, he showed that the participants of the MyMovez-project were more active when they spend time with a classmate compared to […]

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Infographic MyMovez Year 1

Wow, time has flown! The first year of the MyMovez project is behind us! We traveled across the Netherlands to provide all participants (more than 1000) with the activity-tracking bracelet and smartphone that collects data through daily questionnaires. We look back at an valuable, informative and fun time ! Some of the data that we […]

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Presentatie BFDG-congres 2016

Het Lensbury hotel in Londen stond tijdens het BFDG-congres volledig in het teken van onderzoek naar voeding en gezondheid. Het congres is vernoemd naar de aaneengesloten onderzoeksgroep die jaarlijks bij elkaar komt om onderzoeksresultaten- en inzichten met elkaar te delen (British Feeding and Drinking Group). Verschillende interventies gericht op het bevorderen van een gezonde leefstijl […]

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Showcase Wearable Lab

Met trots presenteerden wij ons Wearable Lab op Health Valley 2016. Want hoe maak én houd je meedoen aan onderzoek voor kinderen en jongeren leuk, daar hebben wij wel ideeën over! Op het Health Valley congres konden geïnteresseerden kennismaken met onze moderne manier van onderzoek doen. Onze inzichten zijn onder andere voortgekomen uit de focusgroep-sessies […]

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