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Tonino, M.J.T.J. (author)
Obesity is a problem. A problem that is easy to see on the streets and well covered in the media, yet it continues to grow. Why is that people are not able to maintain a healthy balance between diet and exercise and keep a consistent weight? Are it the fast food restaurants or the increasingly passive lifestyles of the Western world, or a...
master thesis 2009
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Lauwerier, P.E.L. (author)
Childhood obesity is a global health concern. Numerous societal changes have dramatically reduced the amount of energy children burn, while expanding the number of calories they consume. Childhood obesity is increasingly recognized as a global health problem and measures are being taken throughout the world. An important direction for preventive...
master thesis 2009
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Van Haneghem, R. (author)
Obesity is a growing problem among children. They seem to eat less healthy and live a sedentary lifestyle. Children who are overweight have troubles during sport, can get depressed and suffer more consequences. But are they really to blame? The parents of these children have the responsibly of keeping their children healthy. However some parents...
master thesis 2011
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Duin, T.J. (author)
The existing situation on the Curacao of the urban development is a pattern determined by the excessive use of cars as a means for transportation. This reflects poorly on the communities, because of the fragmented and homogenous urban design. The pattern of land usage led to disconnected communities and a dispersion of programs. Herein lays the...
master thesis 2011
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Tahery, D. (author)
The master’s thesis deals with public space in connection to public health aspect and the contribution that public space can make to this facet. Nowadays people all over the world face health problems concerning obesity and lack of exercise, especially children and the elderly. The current lifestyle of Western societies is encouraged and...
master thesis 2013
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Wu, C.C. (author)
This report describes the process and the results of a project which focuses on designing for obesity. The project starts with fuzzy front end which is to explore the needs of obese people. A thorough literature is carried out to understand obesity in different perspectives. Later on, an internal analysis shows the background and the knowledge...
master thesis 2013
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Scholten, E. (author)
The Health Factory is a health complex with sports facilities, healthy food options and a medical center that focusses on serving workers in the neighborhood. More than a third of all U.S. residents are obese, and this number has been increasing over the past three decades. Americans eat unhealthy and do not get enough exercise. Although there...
master thesis 2016
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Ten Brug, L.F. (author)
Double Degree: Faculty of Architecture, Urbanism and the Built Environment / Urbanism AND Faculty of Applied Sciences / Science ommunication. Obesity is appointed as a pressing 21st century public health threat by the World health organization. Current sedentary behaviour in Western society is key in fast spread of the obesity epidemic. Children...
master thesis 2017
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Karova, Plamena (author)
Food has a unique value in human society. As humans, we do not only fulfill our nutritional needs by food, but we also use it as a medium to reinforce our relationships. Providing food symbolizes caring loved ones, making them happy and fulfilled. When it comes to animal companionship, we as humans tend to reflect our existing caring practices...
master thesis 2017
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