Project

The relation between chronic psych-social stress and the amount of body fat mass in children between 6 and 10 years old

Duration
01 January 2009 → 31 October 2013
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Public health care
    • Public health sciences
    • Public health services
Keywords
psycho-social stress body fat mass obesity
 
Project description

The project aims to study the association between chronic psychosocial stress and changes in the body composition - in more detail the amount of body fat mass - in children between 6 and 10 years old. The interaction with physical activity and with energy intake will be studied as well.