Characterization of habits and behaviors in nutrition and physical activity in university students in Bogotá.

    Project: Research Project

    Project Details


    To inquire about the tastes and preferences related to lifestyles of university students in Bogota in terms of eating habits, physical activity, use of free time and consumption of tobacco and alcohol.
    To characterize the population in terms of activity level, state of change and socio demographic variables. To know the eating habits of the students and possible beliefs that may affect them. To identify the motivations and barriers that have the greatest impact on the motivation to practice physical activity among students.


    Healthy lifestyles, physical activity, nutrition, time use, health promotion, university population.
    Effective start/end date1/1/106/16/10

    UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

    Main Funding Source

    • Installed Capacity (Academic Unit)


    • Bogotá D.C.


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