Dr Tanja Sobko

Dr. Tanja Sobki (PhD, 2006, 卡羅林斯卡學院, 瑞典) 是藥理學,營養學,健康生活,運動營養等多方面的專家。她曾於世界衛生組織所提倡的幼兒營養計劃中,在營養,運動和癡肥相關的項目作出貢獻。現在,她在香港大學生物科學學院工作。


Tanja在香港大學任教 ‘營養及運動表現’和’食物、環境及健康’ ,並指導大學本科生和博士生。Tanja在空餘的時間,會練習合氣道、烹飪和在香港各區行山。


Prof Gavin Brown
Auckland University, NZ

Prof Anahi Carcamo University de Magallanes, CL

Prof Louise Turner Chawla University of Colorado Boulder, USA

Prof Karin González Allende Universidad de Chile, CL

Prof Matthew Kaplan
Penn State University, USA

Matias Knust

Dr Dulce Maia
Trindade, CDC Macau SAR

Dr Filomena McGuire
Ken Wu Hospital, Macau SAR

Prof Tore Midtvedt
Karolinska Institutet, SW

Dr Michele Notari
University BHBern, SW

Prof Susan Prescott University of Western Australia, AU

Prof Chia-huei Tseng
Sendai University, JP

Dr Hein Tun
Hong Kong University, HKG

Prof Desiree Silva
University of Western Australia, AUS


Sobko, T., and Chawla, L.

“Intergenerational gardening on urban rooftops: The example of the ‘Play and Grow’ Program in Hong Kong.” In M. Kaplan, J. Hoffman, M. Sánchez & L. L. Thang (eds.), Intergenerational Contact Zones: Place-based Tools for Promoting Social Inclusion and Belonging. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Tang, Tsz Wing, & Sobko, Tanja. (2019).

Environmental Impact of the Average Hong Kong Diet: A Case for Adopting Sustainable Diets in Urban Centers. Challenges (Basel), 10(2), 5.

Sobko, T., Jia, Z., Kaplan, M., Lee, A., & Tseng, C. H. (2016).

Promoting healthy eating and active playtime by connecting to nature families with preschool children: evaluation of pilot study “Play&Grow”. Pediatric research81(4), 572-581.

Zhang, J. H., Macfarlane, D. J., & Sobko, T. (2016). 

Feasibility of a Chest-worn accelerometer for physical activity measurement. Journal of science and medicine in sport19(12), 1015-1019.

Svensson, V., Sobko, T., Ek, A., Forssén, M., Ekbom, K., Johansson, E., … & Marcus, C. (2016).

Obesogenic dietary intake in families with one-year-old infants at high and low obesity risk based on parental weight status – baseline data from a longitudinal obesity intervention (Early STOPP). European journal of nutrition55(2), 781-792.

Lao, X. Q., Ma, W. J., Sobko, T., Zhang, Y. H., Xu, Y. J., Xu, X. J., … & Xia, L. (2014). 

Dramatic escalation in metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk in a Chinese population experiencing rapid economic development. BMC Public Health14(1), 983.

Lakshman, R., Zhang, J., Zhang, J., Koch, F. S., Marcus, C., Ludvigsson, J., … & Sobko, T. (2013).

Higher maternal education is associated with favourable growth of young children in different countries. J Epidemiol Community Health, jech-2012.

Svensson, V., Lundborg, L., Cao, Y., Nowicka, P., Marcus, C., & Sobko, T. (2011). 

Obesity related eating behaviour patterns in Swedish preschool children and association with age, gender, relative weight and parental weight-factorial validation of the Children’s Eating Behaviour Questionnaire. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity8(1), 134.

Svensson, V., Jacobsson, J. A., Fredriksson, R., Danielsson, P., Sobko, T., Schiöth, H. B., & Marcus, C. (2011).

Associations between severity of obesity in childhood and adolescence, obesity onset and parental BMI: a longitudinal cohort study. International journal of obesity35(1), 46-52.

Sobko, Tanja, Brown, Gavin T.L, & Cheng, Will H.G. (2020).

Does connectedness to nature improve the eating behaviours of pre-schoolers? Emerging evidence from the Play&Grow randomised controlled trial in Hong Kong. Appetite, 104781.

Sobko, T., Jia, Z. Z., & Brown, G. (2018).

Measuring connectedness to nature in preschool children in an urban setting and its relation to psychological functioning. Plos One, 13(11).

Sobko, T., Tse, M., & Kaplan, M. (2016).

A randomized controlled trial for families with preschool children-promoting healthy eating and active playtime by connecting to nature. BMC public health16(1), 505.

Bosi, A. T. B., Eriksen, K. G., Sobko, T., Wijnhoven, T. M., & Breda, J. (2016).

Breastfeeding practices and policies in WHO European region member states. Public health nutrition19(4), 753-764.

Sobko, T., Trindade, D., Lao, Q. X., Wong, M., Io, T. K., Wa, C. K., & Gu, K. (2014).

Men in Macau SAR have higher prevalence in metabolic syndrome and among related metabolic components: a cross-sectional Macau Health Survey. BMC public health14(1), 1065.

Lao, X. Q., Ma, W. J., Sobko, T., Zhang, Y. H., Xu, Y. J., Xu, X. J., … & Thomas, G. N. (2015). 

Overall obesity is leveling-off while abdominal obesity continues to rise in a Chinese population experiencing rapid economic development: analysis of serial cross-sectional health survey data 2002–2010. International Journal of Obesity39(2), 288-294.

Cao, Y. T., Svensson, V., Marcus, C., Zhang, J., Zhang, J. D., & Sobko, T. (2012). 

Eating behaviour patterns in Chinese children aged 12-18 months and association with relative weight-factorial validation of the Children’s Eating Behaviour Questionnaire. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity9(1), 5.

Sobko, T., Svensson, V., Ek, A., Ekstedt, M., Karlsson, H., Johansson, E., … & Marcus, C. (2011). 

A randomised controlled trial for overweight and obese parents to prevent childhood obesity-Early STOPP (STockholm Obesity Prevention Program). BMC Public Health11(1), 336.

Zeigler, C. C., Persson, G. R., Wondimu, B., Marcus, C., Sobko, T., & Modéer, T. (2012).

Microbiota in the oral subgingival biofilm is associated with obesity in adolescence. Obesity20(1), 157-164.


Matthew Wong


Gemma Harrad

Gemma在中央聖馬丁藝術學院(倫敦藝術大學)畢業,並在Food Nature Lab擔任多媒體設計師。她深信透過戶外探索和關注日常生活上的細節,能夠為社會和環境帶來正面的影響。

Stefanie Yen

Stefanie為香港大學理學院的本科生,主修食物及營養學。 她尤其對兒童的飲食習慣深感興趣,並在’Play&Grow’計劃中負責實證研究。