NESI is the Network of Early Career Researchers and Students of ISBNPA, the leading voice in behavioral nutrition and physical activity science. NESI was founded in 2016 and our mission is to promote, stimulate and advocate the work and research of early career researchers and students in the area of behavioral nutrition and physical activity.

Student & ECR Spotlight – Bente Øvrebø, a PhD-student evaluating the possible effects of free school fruit on childhood growth and obesity from a national natural experiment

Please tell us about your career pathway to date (positions and institutes). I completed a BSc in Nutrition at Atlantis Medical College and an MSc in Clinical Health Science with…

Continue Reading Student & ECR Spotlight – Bente Øvrebø, a PhD-student evaluating the possible effects of free school fruit on childhood growth and obesity from a national natural experiment

Student & ECR Spotlight – Jade Lynne Morris’ PhD aims to assess the acute effects of school-based run-walk initiatives on physical activity, executive function and academic performance

Please tell us about your career pathway to date (positions and institutes). I graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University, with a first-class honours BSc in Physical Education in 2014. Subsequently, I…

Continue Reading Student & ECR Spotlight – Jade Lynne Morris’ PhD aims to assess the acute effects of school-based run-walk initiatives on physical activity, executive function and academic performance

Student & ECR Spotlight – Nicholas Kuzik wants to better understand children’s movement behaviours through his PhD dissertation work and beyond

Please tell us about your career pathway to date (positions and institutes). I was recruited to the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada to play Canadian rules football, completing an…

Continue Reading Student & ECR Spotlight – Nicholas Kuzik wants to better understand children’s movement behaviours through his PhD dissertation work and beyond