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Use of population-based health research in the context of public health
Submitted by Nicole / 15 May 2023, 14:01
Population-based studies provide extensive information on the health of the population and allow specific questions to be answered. In order to better use the results of the studies for the public health service, representatives of the public health service have the opportunity to become part of the scientific process and the research community JoinUs4Health in a series of events organised by the Academy for Public Health. This type of exchange is possible because three European cohort studies - including the SHIP study (Study of Health in Pomerania), which has been active in the Western Pomerania region since 1997 - have opened up for research cooperation with the public health service and other social actors.
Healthy Studying – Healthy University of Greifswald
Submitted by StraySheep / 15 May 2023, 12:46
Your studies take place in your own living environment. It offers challenges and opportunities. We would like to know what you would like to see for healthy studies at the University of Greifswald? Your voice is important to us because we want to create an environment that promotes your well-being.
Fit at older age
Submitted by HS86 / 12 April 2023, 11:21
Physical activity and sport are pillars of a healthy lifestyle regardless of age. Despite the many benefits of an active lifestyle, seniors move less and less in everyday life, so that their physical performance declines. The project "Fit im Alter" aims to maintain and improve the physical activity of older people and thus their health through structured training offers. The impulses for sport are to be used directly from the middle of the population and a training network is to be created. In the long term, the aim is to strengthen everyday skills and performance and also to improve confidence in one's own ability to perform, to expand the social network and thus to promote active participation in life.
DDR Psych Study
Submitted by holger.muehlan / 12 April 2023, 07:01
What effects do different conditions of growing up in East and West Germany have on health, quality of life and well-being? How influential is the GDR past for East Germany, especially in Western Pomerania? And which influences tend to have a favourable effect in the long term?
Sedentary lifestyles – the invisible pandemic of the 21st century
Submitted by pawelsowa / 29 June 2022, 09:05
Sedentary lifestyles have become one of the independent factors affecting overall mortality in European countries in the 21st century [1]. The World Health Organization estimates that nearly one in three people over the age of 15 have insufficient levels of daily physical activity, contributing to approximately 3.2 million deaths each year [2]. For European countries, these estimates are even less optimistic, stating that almost one in two people has a sedentary lifestyle.
Gardening for Health: A community garden as a community support to strengthen the recovery of people experiencing a mental health crisis
Submitted by Katarzyna SocLab / 31 May 2022, 12:58
It seems that today everything can be therapy. There is laughter therapy, apitherapy, cavioterapia, ornithological therapy... If, in a nutshell, we consider therapy to be a way to change, it seems that man needs change so much that he has invented various ways of doing it. Everyone can choose their own path. I believe in the power of the garden. And this is what I want to share. I believe, as Geoff Lawton, the permaculture specialist, says, that all the world's problems can be solved in the garden. Incidentally, I have this feeling that permaculture is something like a holistic approach to health. And returning to the subject of gardens and therapy, hortitherapy, or therapy through the garden, can also be added to the list. Horticulture was recognised as an official method of therapy in 1936 in England, and the first diploma in hortitherapy was handed out in the United States in the 1950s. For about a decade now, hortitherapy can also be studied at Polish universities. My life path has led me to a place where, as a gardener, hortiterapist and recovery assistant, I would like to support the recovery of people experiencing mental health crises and promote gardening as a way of healthy living. Hence the idea of a garden for health.
Forest bathing
Submitted by Katarzyna SocLab / 20 April 2022, 20:33
Forest bathing is a technique that restores the physical and psychological health of the human body through a “five senses experience” (vision, smell, hearing, touch, and taste) when the body is exposed to a forest environment.
Festival of The New European Bauhaus (9. – 12.06.)
Submitted by birgitschauer / 12 April 2022, 13:45
The festival brings together people from all walks of life to discuss and shape our future. A future that is sustainable, inclusive and beautiful. It's a great opportunity to network, share and celebrate - from science to art, from design to politics, from architecture to technology. Find out more about the festival, our expression of interest to participate and how you too can help support the values of the New European Bauhaus!
JoinUs4Health related activities
Submitted by birgitschauer / 11 April 2022, 22:03
Here you find up-to-date information on tasks, teams and other activities related to the JoinUs4Health project. You can for example contribute to the revision of our concept, methods, guidelines and platform or help with system-relevant tasks such as review of contributions or facilitation of teams or tasks.
NEXT-One Health module in the “Study of Health in Pomerania” (SHIP)
Submitted by birgitschauer / 11 April 2022, 22:02
Experience One Health up close in the practice of cohort research: In the study "Life and Health in Western Pomerania" (SHIP), human health is not considered in isolation, but together with the health of the animals living in the household (dogs, cats, poultry, pigeons). What questions are you interested in? Be inspired by the questions of others. Do you have comments regarding our data collections? Do you want to discuss interim results with others as part of a team? We look forward to your contribution!