On 26 June 2012, the British Nutrition Foundation held a conference on behaviour change in relation to healthier lifestyles.  At the end of this event, a panel of experts was asked to consider questions, submitted from the audience, in order to discuss the topic further as well as questions that arose during the presentations earlier in the day.

The panel discussion can be viewed below.



The Panel consisted of the following:

  • Professor Susan Michie, Professor of Health Psychology, University College London
  • Dr Paul Chadwick, University College London
  • Dr James Stubbs, Research Specialist, Slimming World
  • Dr Melvyn Hillsdon, Associate Professor of Exercise and Health Behaviour, University of Exeter
  • Professor Ken Fox, Emeritus Professor of Exercise and Health Science, University of Bristol
  • Professor Paul Gately, Carnegie Professor of Exercise and Obesity, Leeds Metropolitan University and Founder of MoreLife
  • Dr Victoria Burley, University of Leeds
  • Dr Anne Haase, University of Bristol
  • Professor Paul Gilbert, Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Derby
  • Fred Turok, Chair of the Fitness Industry Association and Co-Chair of the Department of Health’s Responsibility Deal Physical Activity Network

The discussion was chaired by Roy Ballam, Education Programme Manager, British Nutrition Foundation & Gill Fine, Consultant Public Health Nutritionist

The views expressed are those of the speakers. At British Nutrition Foundation conferences, each participating organization is responsible for the accuracy of the information it provides.

For more information about behaviour change, please see Changing Behaviour and BNF 45th Anniversary Behaviour Change Conference.




Last reviewed 25/07/2012. Next due for review by 25/07/2015



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