J Lennert Veerman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc By how much would limiting TV food advertising reduce childhood obesity?
    J Lennert Veerman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 19:365-9. 2009
  2. pmc The association between sidewalk length and walking for different purposes in established neighborhoods
    Gavin R McCormack
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N1N4, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:92. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Orlistat reduces weight but its cost-effectiveness remains unclear
    Lennert Veerman
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Evid Based Nurs 16:56-7. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Television viewing time and reduced life expectancy: a life table analysis
    J Lennert Veerman
    Centre for Burden of Disease and Cost Effectiveness, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 46:927-30. 2012
  5. pmc Cost-effectiveness of pharmacotherapy to reduce obesity
    J Lennert Veerman
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e26051. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Stemming the obesity epidemic: a tantalizing prospect
    J Lennert Veerman
    University of Queensland School of Population Health, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2365-70. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Population prevalence of depression and mean Beck Depression Inventory score
    J L Veerman
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 195:516-9. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Using epidemiological models to estimate the health effects of diet behaviour change: the example of tailored fruit and vegetable promotion
    J Lennert Veerman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 9:415-20. 2006
  9. pmc Cost-effectiveness of interventions to promote fruit and vegetable consumption
    Linda J Cobiac
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e14148. 2010
  10. pmc Validity of predictions in health impact assessment
    J Lennert Veerman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:362-6. 2007

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Publications18

  1. pmc By how much would limiting TV food advertising reduce childhood obesity?
    J Lennert Veerman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 19:365-9. 2009
    ..The strength of this effect is unclear. To inform decisions on whether to restrict advertising opportunities, we estimate how much of the childhood obesity prevalence is attributable to food advertising on television (TV)...
  2. pmc The association between sidewalk length and walking for different purposes in established neighborhoods
    Gavin R McCormack
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N1N4, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:92. 2012
    ..We examined whether sidewalk availability was associated with participation in, and minutes of neighborhood-based walking for transportation (NWT) and recreation (NWR) after controlling for neighborhood self-selection...
  3. doi request reprint Orlistat reduces weight but its cost-effectiveness remains unclear
    Lennert Veerman
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Evid Based Nurs 16:56-7. 2013
    ..The analysis contains several unwarranted assumptions, notably around the amount of weight lost, subsequent weight regained and the permanency of weight loss. Definitive conclusions cannot be drawn from this study...
  4. ncbi request reprint Television viewing time and reduced life expectancy: a life table analysis
    J Lennert Veerman
    Centre for Burden of Disease and Cost Effectiveness, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 46:927-30. 2012
    ..The authors estimate the extent to which TV viewing time reduces life expectancy in Australia, 2008...
  5. pmc Cost-effectiveness of pharmacotherapy to reduce obesity
    J Lennert Veerman
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e26051. 2011
    ..We aimed to analyse the cost-effectiveness of weight reduction with pharmacotherapy in Australia, and to assess its potential to reduce the disease burden due to excess body weight...
  6. ncbi request reprint Stemming the obesity epidemic: a tantalizing prospect
    J Lennert Veerman
    University of Queensland School of Population Health, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2365-70. 2007
    ..Obesity is a growing problem worldwide, but there are no good methods to assess the future course of the epidemic and the potential influence of interventions. We explore the behavior change needed to stop the obesity epidemic in the U.S...
  7. doi request reprint Population prevalence of depression and mean Beck Depression Inventory score
    J L Veerman
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 195:516-9. 2009
    ..For some phenomena the mean of population distributions predicts the proportion of people exceeding a threshold value...
  8. ncbi request reprint Using epidemiological models to estimate the health effects of diet behaviour change: the example of tailored fruit and vegetable promotion
    J Lennert Veerman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 9:415-20. 2006
    ..To explore the use of epidemiological modelling for the estimation of health effects of behaviour change interventions, using the example of computer-tailored nutrition education aimed at fruit and vegetable consumption in The Netherlands...
  9. pmc Cost-effectiveness of interventions to promote fruit and vegetable consumption
    Linda J Cobiac
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e14148. 2010
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  10. pmc Validity of predictions in health impact assessment
    J Lennert Veerman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:362-6. 2007
    ..These predictions have to be valid, but as yet it is unclear how validity should be defined in HIA...
  11. doi request reprint Television food advertising and the prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity: a multicountry comparison
    Janny M Goris
    School of Population Health, MPH Program, The University of Queensland, Herston, QLD, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 13:1003-12. 2010
    ..To estimate the contribution of television (TV) food advertising to the prevalence of obesity among 6-11-year-old children in Australia, Great Britain (England and Scotland only), Italy, The Netherlands, Sweden and the United States...
  12. ncbi request reprint Health impact assessment and advocacy: a challenging combination
    J Lennert Veerman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Soz Praventivmed 51:151-2. 2006
  13. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of interventions to reduce dietary salt intake
    Linda J Cobiac
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Heart 96:1920-5. 2010
    ..To evaluate population health benefits and cost-effectiveness of interventions for reducing salt in the diet...
  14. ncbi request reprint The European Common Agricultural Policy on fruits and vegetables: exploring potential health gain from reform
    J Lennert Veerman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 16:31-5. 2006
    ..This policy is at odds with public health interests. We assess the potential health gain for the Dutch population of discontinuing EU withdrawal support for fruits and vegetables...
  15. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of Weight Watchers and the Lighten Up to a Healthy Lifestyle program
    Linda Cobiac
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:240-7. 2010
    ..We evaluate the cost-effectiveness of two weight loss programs, Lighten Up to a Healthy Lifestyle and Weight Watchers...
  16. doi request reprint Categorical versus continuous risk factors and the calculation of potential impact fractions
    Jan J Barendregt
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston 4006, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:209-12. 2010
    ..Potential impact fractions are increasingly used to calculate attributable fractions when the lowest exposure is non-zero...
  17. pmc The cost-effectiveness of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in the morbidly obese adult population of Australia
    Yong Yi Lee
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e64965. 2013
    ..To examine the cost-effectiveness of providing laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) surgery to all morbidly obese adults in the 2003 Australian population...
  18. pmc Preventing childhood obesity: Too early to ditch the campaign
    J Lennert Veerman
    BMJ 335:841. 2007