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Assoc Prof Dr. Migle Baceviciene | Public Health Care Award | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Migle Baceviciene, Lithuanian Sports University, Lithuania

👩‍🔬 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Miglė Bacevičienė is an esteemed researcher in Public Health, specializing in Physical Activity Epidemiology and Positive Body Image. With 22 years of experience, she holds a PhD from Lithuanian University of Health Sciences. Currently an Associate Professor at Lithuanian Sports University, she also serves as Chief Researcher at Klaipėda University. Her impactful research, spanning over 65 nations, focuses on lifestyle factors, body image, and quality of life. Dr. Bacevičienė leads multiple international projects and contributes to various editorial boards and expert teams, promoting health education and public well-being worldwide.


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🎓 Education

🎓 Dr. Miglė Bacevičienė pursued her academic journey at Kaunas University of Medicine, where she obtained her medical doctor degree in 1999. Building on her passion for primary care, she completed a residency in Family Medicine, specializing as a family doctor in 2002. Continuing her pursuit of knowledge, she earned her PhD in Medical and Health Sciences with a focus on Public Health from Lithuanian University of Health Sciences in 2005. 🏥 This comprehensive education equipped her with a deep understanding of medical practice and research, empowering her to contribute significantly to the field of healthcare.


🔬 Research Focus

Dr. Miglė Bacevičienė’s research primarily focuses on body image, mental health, and lifestyle behaviors among adolescents and young adults. Her work delves into understanding the complex interplay between sociocultural factors, body image concerns, and their impact on health outcomes, particularly in the context of sport involvement and urban environments. Through her investigations, she aims to shed light on the relationship between body image perceptions, disordered eating behaviors, and overall well-being. Dr. Bacevičienė’s research contributes valuable insights into promoting healthier lifestyles and fostering positive body image among different population groups. 🔍📊


Publication Top Notes

  1. HMG-coenzyme A reductase inhibition, type 2 diabetes, and bodyweight: evidence from genetic analysis and randomised trials 📄 Cited by: 730, Year: 2015
  2. Accessibility and use of urban green spaces, and cardiovascular health: findings from a Kaunas cohort study 📄 Cited by: 337, Year: 2014
  3. The relationship of green space, depressive symptoms and perceived general health in urban population 📄 Cited by: 180, Year: 2014
  4. Body image concerns and body weight overestimation do not promote healthy behaviour: evidence from adolescents in Lithuania📄 Cited by: 102, Year: 2019
  5. Smoking and all-cause mortality in older adults: results from the CHANCES consortium 📄 Cited by: 90, Year: 2015
  6. Self-perception of physical activity and fitness is related to lower psychosomatic health symptoms in adolescents with unhealthy lifestyles 📄 Cited by: 81, Year: 2019
  7. Changes in sociocultural attitudes towards appearance, body image, eating attitudes and behaviours, physical activity, and quality of life in students before and during COVID … 📄 Cited by: 72, Year: 2021
  8. Associations between body appreciation and disordered eating in a large sample of adolescents📄 Cited by: 72, Year: 2020
  9. Trends in prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension, and the risk of mortality among middle-aged Lithuanian urban population in 1983–2009📄 Cited by: 61, Year: 2012
  10. The role of body image, disordered eating and lifestyle on the quality of life in Lithuanian university students 📄 Cited by: 51, Year: 2020
Migle Baceviciene | Public Health Care Award | Best Researcher Award

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