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Hillevi Prell

Senior lecturer

Hillevi Prell
Senior lecturer
+46 31 786 4212

Room number: Pedagogen C Insikten C2 44
Postal Address: Box 300, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Läroverksgatan 5 , 41120 Göteborg

Department of Food and Nutrition and Sport Science (More Information)
Box 300
405 30 Göteborg
Fax: +46 31 786 2048
Visiting Address: Läroverksgatan 5 , 411 20 Göteborg

About Hillevi Prell

Hillevi Prell has a BSc in Food Service Management, is senior lecturer in food and nutrition science and has also a MSc in Library and Information Science. She received her PhD in 2010 with a thesis examning influences on the food habits of children and adolescents with focus on school and food advertising.

Research interests:

  • Food habits of children and adolescents and influencing factors
  • Health discourse in food advertising
  • Personal trainers' talk about health, exercise and diet and the border between health and unhealth
  • Barriers and possibilities for good food and meals in the preschool

Latest publications

Personal trainers’ health advice to clients in the fitness gym.
Linn Håman, Eva-Carin M Lindgren, Hillevi Prell
AIESEP World Congress, AIESEP2019, New York, USA, June 19-22, 2019, Poster 2019

The challenges in responding to unhealthy eating and exercise behaviours among clients: From personal trainers’ views.
Linn Håman, Eva-Carin M Lindgren, Hillevi Prell
Proceedings of the Nordic Sport Science Conference – ‘The Double-Edged Sword of Sport: Health Promotion Versus Unhealthy Environments’ / [ed] Krister Hertting & Urban Johnson, Poster 2017

Brokiga bilder av mat och makt
Ann Parinder, Hillevi Prell, Inga Wernersson
Mat är mer än mat: Samhällsvetenskapliga perspektiv på mat och måltider, Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Chapter in book 2015
Chapter in book

TV:n har i alla fall blivit tunnare
Christina Berg, Steingerdur Olafsdottir, Hillevi Prell
Forskning för en friskare generation: Levnadsförhållanden, vanor och hälsosam vikt, Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Chapter in book 2012
Chapter in book

Gendered "junk" food in Swedish food commercials to children
Hillevi Prell, Lauren Lissner, Christina Berg
10th Nordic Nutrition Conference, Reykjavik, June 3-5, 2012, Poster 2012

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Nutrition in schools across Europe: a summary report of a meeting of European Nutrition Foundations, Madrid, April 2010
E Weichselbaum, R Gibson-Moore, R Ballam, J Buttris, M D V de Almeida et al.
Nutrition Bulletin, Magazine article 2011
Magazine article


Nordic Network NTP – Healthy Choices: Quality school meals for children
R. Héðinsdóttir, G. Ólafsdóttir, G. Einarsdóttir, G. Adólfsdóttir, P. Baardseth et al.
Nordic Movement Solutions 2010, Malmö November, 2010, Poster 2010

Nordic Network NTP Healthy Choices: Current practices in delivery of school meals: Explaining the concept behind Technology Platforms – Food for Life: Recommendations for improvement
R Héðinsdóttir, G Ólafsdóttir, G Einarsdóttir, G Adólfsdóttir, P Baardseth et al.
Oslo, Norden - Nordic Innovation Centre, Report 2010

Health discourse in Swedish television food advertising during children’s peak viewing times
Hillevi Prell, Eva Palmblad, Lauren Lissner, Christina Berg
International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA), Minneapolis, MN, USA, June 8-12, Conference paper 2010
Conference paper

Television food advertising to children: a global perspective
Bridget Kelly, Jason C. G. Halford, Emma J. Boyland, Kathy Chapman, Immaculada Bautista-Castaño et al.
American Journal of Public Health, Journal article 2010
Journal article


Health discourses in Swedish television food advertising to children
Hillevi Prell, Christina Berg, Lauren Lissner, Eva Palmblad
17th European Congress on Obesity (ECO2009), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 6-9, Conference paper 2009
Conference paper

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