Measuring children's exercise and wellness in schools -

  • # Task: to design a short questionnaire to measure the exercise level of students in a school.

  • # Background: the school has initiated a new programme of encouraging more physical activity to improve the health of the children.
  • # Master's Program students at Gothenburg University, Public Health Sciences, 2020
  • # Supervisor: John Chaplin Associate Professor. Inst. for Clinical Sciences, University of Gothenburg.
  • At the University of Gothenburg, a Masters project is being conducted to study how young people experience physical activities.


    The metabolic equivalent of the task (MET) is the objective measure of the ratio of the rate at which a person expands energy in relation to the person's mass, while performing some specific physical activity as compared to a reference determined by the convention to 3.5 ml of oxygen. per kilogram per minute, which equates to about the energy consumed when sitting quietly.


  • # ECOM Standard-questionnaire-risk-perception (2015)
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  • # Questionnaire Risk Perception of Infectious Diseases.
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    Den metabola ekvivalenten av uppgiften (MET) är det objektiva måttet på förhållandet mellan den hastighet med vilken en person expanderar energi i förhållande till personens massa, medan han utför viss specifik fysisk aktivitet jämfört med en referens, fastställd av konventionen till 3,5 ml syre per kilogram per minut, vilket motsvarar ungefär den energi som förbrukas när du sitter tyst.

    Healthy schools project - Seinäjoki

    Seinäjoki is the City in Finland that is famous for overcoming obesity through focusing on the wellbeing and holistic health of citizens. Seinäjoki project has been introduced into schools and encourages a healthy diet and increased exercise for the pupils during the school day. This has led to a 50% reduction of obesity in 11-year-olds.