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Lifestyle Epidemiology (WR86)

Amsterdam UMC

February 16. - 18th , 2022

Amsterdam UMC

Amsterdam, Niederlande

Course Content

Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), comprising mainly of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), cancers and diabetes, are the leading causes of death globally. To a large extent, NCDs are caused by lifestyle factors including unhealthy dietary intake, lack of physical activity and sedentary behaviours. Appropriate measures and methods are required to study relations of such lifestyle behaviours and NCDs.

Learning objectives, training objectives

1.The student understands how physical activity, sedentary behaviour and dietary intake influence NCDs such as cardiovascular diseases (CVD), cancers and diabetes. See more learning objectives at the website!

Target Audience

The course is meant for researchers and professionals interested in lifestyle epidemiology.


Attendants are expected to have at least basic knowledge of epidemiological and statistical methods (i.e., study designs and analysis)


We use an interactive Learn Management System for this online course. Here you can find all course materials at least one week before the start of the course

Type of degree
Certificate of attendance
Education form
Full Time

EUR 995,00
If you enrol for 2 or 3 courses, you will receive a discount of 10%!

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