Research project Study of adolescents resilience and stress (STARS)

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

Short description

Stress is an important factor that increases the risk for cardiometabolic disease. STARS is a longitudinal observation study concerning stress, copying with stress, lifestyle behaviors, socioeconomy and cardiometabolic risk for disease in youths who are followed-up at 15, 18 and 23 years. An important factor that is followed-up is the physical ac tivity that is measured with accelerometers. The project is performed in collaboration with Professor Peter Friberg as Principal investigator. PAHP is responsible for accelerometer data processing and analysis.


  • Professor Mats Börjesson
  • Associate Professor Daniel Arvidsson
  • Professor Peter Friberg
  • Postdoc Yun Chen
  • PhD student Jonatan Fridolfsson
  • PhD student Johan Dahlstrand