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Healthy Cities CZ

Healthy Cities
of the Czech Republic

See the new video presenting the results of children's living style study

The newly published promotion video contains interesting information about the results of international HBSC research study (The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children) carried out in Czech Republic. The HBSC study deals with lifestyle of school-aged children. The study is based on the opinion of World Health Organisation (WHO) that the adult behaviour and lifestyle are a result of development in youth and during adolescence. The video is a result of collaboration between the representatives of Palacký University in Olomouc and WHO Office in the Czech Republic, the Healthy Cities of the Czech Republic also participated in its creation.

The Czech Republic along with 24 other, mostly European countries, participated in the studies for the first time in 1995 and repeats the studies in 4-year intervals. 43 world countries participate currently in the study. The research set comprises of a stratified sample of 11, 13 and 15 year-old schoolchildren.

More information about the study is available on the websites of www.hbsc.upol.cz (in Czech) and www.hbsc.org.