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Research project Physical activity and quality of life in children and adolescents with congenital heart disease

Research project
Active research
Project owner
Center for Health and Performance, Department of Food and Nutrition, and Sport Science, Faculty of Education, University of Gothenburg, Center for Health and Performance, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy

Short description

With improved method for physical activity measurement and statistical analysis, this national project investigate the physical activity pattern and quality of life in children and adolescents with congenital heart disease at three levels of severity and in health controls matched for sex, age and address. Accelerometer data is collected and distribution in high-resolution spectrum intensities is investigated and compared between groups using partial least square regression with extensions.

Participants

  • Associate Professor Daniel Arvidsson
  • Professor emeritus Jan Sunnegårdh
  • Professor Mats Börjesson
  • Associate Professor Sandra Buratti
  • PhD Cecilia Kjellberg Olofsson
  • PhD student Pia Skovdahl
  • Doktorand Jonatan Fridolfsson