Mireille van Poppel, PhD:

Physical activity and inflammation in pregnancy

Institute of Sport Science, University of Graz, Mozartgasse 14, A-8010 Graz;
phone: +43-316-380 2335, fax: +43-316-380 9097,  e-mail
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Core areas of research:

Externally funded national and international projects (last 5 years):

Funding organization Project no. Research topic Amount funded (k €)
Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw) 4010.0017 Prevention of excessive weight gain during pregnancy 451
ZonMw 62300043 The effects of a physical activity training program on insulin sensitivity and plasma glucose levels in women at high risk for gestational diabetes 300
EC FP7 HEALTH-F2-2009-242187 DALI: Vitamin D and lifestyle intervention for GDM prevention 320
(2 998)
ZonMw 200320007 FoliumzuurExtra: a randomised controlled trial on the effects of a higher dose of folic acid and longer supplementation throughout pregnancy on congenital anomalies, preterm birth and pre-eclampsia 300
Dutch Heart Foundation 2013T085 Preventing cardiovascular disease in women and their offspring through lifestyle interventions before and during pregnancy: Women, their Offspring and iMproving lifestyle for Better cardiovascular health of both (WOMB) 362
(3 100)