Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases, Population Based Study, Intervention Programs, Smoking Cessation, Physical Activity, Nutrition.
Data acquisition, analysis, publication, and diffusion of relevant epidemiologic and public health topics focused on cardiovascular and mental risk factors.
To collaborate with other international research teams (e. g. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA; Mount Sinai, NU, NY, USA; Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic).
To design, implement, and evaluate intervention programs to reduce the burden of major risk factors.
To create business opportunities that contribute with the sustainability of the institution and promotion of the population health.
To monitor changes in awareness of the risk factors for cardiovascular disease with diagnostic and laboratory methods.
To adapt population-focused prevention programs and promotion of health education.
To determine recommended methodology of community intervention programs.
To assess the cardiometabolic and cognitive risk factors and their determinants in the Czech population.
To implement and evaluate population and individual interventions in Brno to reduce cardiovascular diseases and cognitive decline risk, as a portable model to be replicated in others cities of the region.
To collaborate with researchers of low and middle-income countries to improve the understanding of the complex relationship among cardiometabolic, mental, and cognitive risk factors.
To develop business opportunities evaluating new technologies and providing to the Brno population access to high-quality and high-technology evaluations and programs.
To consolidate Kardiovize as a European leading center in cardiovascular disease prevention research.
Bioimpedance InBody 370 – measuring body composition (using bioimpedance analysis)
Air Displacement Plethysmograph Bod Pod – measuring body composition (using the method of AHP)
Ultrasound GE Vivid E9 (echocardiography)
Ultrasound Essaote (Intima-media thickness)
Smokerlyzer Bedfont – measuring carbon monoxide in breath.