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Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Agbaje who presented at the European Society of Cardiology 2023 Congress in Amsterdam, on a study entitled “Cumulative accelerometer-based sedentary time from childhood through young adulthood with progressive left ventricular remodelling in British youth: a 13-year longitudinal study”. This abstract was selected for a press release at the ESC 2023 Congress. The paper is currently undergoing peer-review.

This research was also featured in an article on CNN News which you can access here. 

 

For further information, please contact:

Andrew Agbaje, MD, MPH, Cert. Clinical Research (Harvard), Principal Investigator (urFIT-child). Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, School of Medicine, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland. andrew.agbaje@uef.fi, +358 46 896 5633

Honorary Research Fellow – Children’s Health and Exercise Research Centre, Public Health and Sports Sciences Department, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK. a.agbaje@exeter.ac.uk https://uefconnect.uef.fi/en/person/andrew.agbaje/

Link to the press release/news article:

The link to the press release can be found here.

The link to the CNN News article can be found here.

About Children of the 90s

Based at the University of Bristol, Children of the 90s, also known as the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC), is a long-term health research project that enrolled more than 14,000 pregnant women in 1991 and 1992. It has been following the health and development of the parents, their children and now their grandchildren in detail ever since. It receives core funding from the Medical Research Council, the Wellcome Trust and the University of Bristol.

About the University of Eastern Finland

The University of Eastern Finland, UEF, is the most multidisciplinary university in Finland. The university’s high standard of interdisciplinary research and education respond to global challenges, building a sustainable future. Research conducted at UEF is ranked among the best in the world in several fields. The university is home to 16,000 students and 3,200 staff.

 

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