Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij

Summary

Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. pmc Associations of neighborhood characteristics with active park use: an observational study in two cities in the USA and Belgium
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Research Foundation Flanders FWO, Egmontstraat 5, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Health Geogr 12:26. 2013
  2. pmc Evaluation of the neighborhood environment walkability scale in Nigeria
    Adewale L Oyeyemi
    Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medical Sciences, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria
    Int J Health Geogr 12:16. 2013
  3. pmc Correspondence between objective and perceived walking times to urban destinations: Influence of physical activity, neighbourhood walkability, and socio-demographics
    Bart Dewulf
    Department of Geography, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281, S8, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Health Geogr 11:43. 2012
  4. pmc Parental education associations with children's body composition: mediation effects of energy balance-related behaviors within the ENERGY-project
    Juan M Fernández-Alvira
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:80. 2013
  5. pmc Perceived neighborhood environment and physical activity in 11 countries: do associations differ by country?
    Ding Ding
    Department of Family Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:57. 2013
  6. pmc Direct and indirect associations between the family physical activity environment and sports participation among 10-12 year-old European children: testing the EnRG framework in the ENERGY project
    Anna F Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research C PAN, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:15. 2013
  7. pmc Patterns of neighborhood environment attributes related to physical activity across 11 countries: a latent class analysis
    Marc A Adams
    Exercise and Wellness, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:34. 2013
  8. pmc Clustering of energy balance-related behaviors and parental education in European children: the ENERGY-project
    Juan M Fernández-Alvira
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza 50009, Spain
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:5. 2013
  9. pmc Micro-level economic factors and incentives in Children's energy balance related behaviours - findings from the ENERGY European cross-section questionnaire survey
    Jørgen Dejgård Jensen
    Institute of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:136. 2012
  10. pmc Environmental factors influencing older adults' walking for transportation: a study using walk-along interviews
    Jelle Van Cauwenberg
    Department of Human Biometry and Biomechanics, Faculty of Physical Education and Physical Therapy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, B 1050, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:85. 2012

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Publications174 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Associations of neighborhood characteristics with active park use: an observational study in two cities in the USA and Belgium
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Research Foundation Flanders FWO, Egmontstraat 5, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Health Geogr 12:26. 2013
    ..The main aim of this study was to examine whether the overall number of park visitors and their activity levels depend on study site, neighborhood walkability and neighborhood income...
  2. pmc Evaluation of the neighborhood environment walkability scale in Nigeria
    Adewale L Oyeyemi
    Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medical Sciences, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria
    Int J Health Geogr 12:16. 2013
    ..This study systematically adapted the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) for Nigeria and evaluated aspects of reliability and validity of the adapted version among Nigerian adults...
  3. pmc Correspondence between objective and perceived walking times to urban destinations: Influence of physical activity, neighbourhood walkability, and socio-demographics
    Bart Dewulf
    Department of Geography, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281, S8, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Health Geogr 11:43. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Parental education associations with children's body composition: mediation effects of energy balance-related behaviors within the ENERGY-project
    Juan M Fernández-Alvira
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:80. 2013
    ..The objective of this paper was to assess the possible mediation role of energy balance-related behaviors in the association between parental education and children's body composition...
  5. pmc Perceived neighborhood environment and physical activity in 11 countries: do associations differ by country?
    Ding Ding
    Department of Family Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:57. 2013
    ..The current study examined whether associations between perceived attributes of neighborhood environments and physical activity differed by country...
  6. pmc Direct and indirect associations between the family physical activity environment and sports participation among 10-12 year-old European children: testing the EnRG framework in the ENERGY project
    Anna F Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research C PAN, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:15. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether attitude, perceived behavioural control, health belief and enjoyment mediate associations between the family environment and 10-12 year-old children's sports participation...
  7. pmc Patterns of neighborhood environment attributes related to physical activity across 11 countries: a latent class analysis
    Marc A Adams
    Exercise and Wellness, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:34. 2013
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to: 1) detect international neighborhood typologies based on participants' response patterns to an environment survey and 2) to estimate associations between neighborhood environment patterns and PA...
  8. pmc Clustering of energy balance-related behaviors and parental education in European children: the ENERGY-project
    Juan M Fernández-Alvira
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza 50009, Spain
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:5. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Micro-level economic factors and incentives in Children's energy balance related behaviours - findings from the ENERGY European cross-section questionnaire survey
    Jørgen Dejgård Jensen
    Institute of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:136. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Environmental factors influencing older adults' walking for transportation: a study using walk-along interviews
    Jelle Van Cauwenberg
    Department of Human Biometry and Biomechanics, Faculty of Physical Education and Physical Therapy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, B 1050, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:85. 2012
    ..The current study sought to uncover the perceived environmental influences on Flemish older adults' walking for transportation. To get detailed and context-sensitive environmental information, it used walk-along interviews...
  11. pmc Sharing good NEWS across the world: developing comparable scores across 12 countries for the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS)
    Ester Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Rd SAR, Hong Kong 111 113, Hong Kong
    BMC Public Health 13:309. 2013
    ..This information is also highly relevant to non-IPEN studies employing the NEWS/NEWS-A, which is one of the most popular measures of perceived environment globally...
  12. pmc Physical activity and beverage consumption in preschoolers: focus groups with parents and teachers
    Marieke De Craemer
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 13:278. 2013
    ....
  13. pmc Factors influencing mode of transport in older adolescents: a qualitative study
    Dorien Simons
    Department of Human Biometry and Biomechanics, Faculty of Physical Education and Physical Therapy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, Brussels, B 1050, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 13:323. 2013
    ..This study sought to uncover the factors influencing the choice of transport mode for short distance travel to various destinations in older adolescents using focus groups...
  14. pmc Relationship between the physical environment and different domains of physical activity in European adults: a systematic review
    Veerle Van Holle
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 12:807. 2012
    ..This systematic review aimed at summarizing Europe-specific evidence on the relationship between the physical environment and different PA domains in adults...
  15. pmc The effect of the UP4FUN pilot intervention on objectively measured sedentary time and physical activity in 10-12 year old children in Belgium: the ENERGY-project
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 12:805. 2012
    ....
  16. pmc Sustainable prevention of obesity through integrated strategies: The SPOTLIGHT project's conceptual framework and design
    Jeroen Lakerveld
    The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the departments of General Practice and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081, BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:793. 2012
    ....
  17. pmc Comparing the effectiveness of two cardiovascular prevention programmes for highly educated professionals in general practice: a randomised clinical trial
    Neree Claes
    Faculty of Medicine, Hasselt University, Agoralaan Building D, 3590, Diepenbeek, Belgium
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:38. 2013
    ..The aim was to study and to compare the effectiveness of 2 intervention programmes for reducing cardiovascular risk factors within general practice...
  18. pmc The perception of the neighborhood environment changes after participation in a pedometer based community intervention
    Birgit Wallmann
    Centre of Health, German Sport University Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:33. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether the perception of the neighbourhood environment alters when changing the physical activity behaviour through a pedometer intervention...
  19. pmc Environmental factors associated with overweight among adults in Nigeria
    Adewale L Oyeyemi
    Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medical Sciences, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:32. 2012
    ..This study examined associations between neighbourhood environment variables and overweight in Nigerian adults...
  20. pmc Perceived crime and traffic safety is related to physical activity among adults in Nigeria
    Adewale L Oyeyemi
    Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medical Sciences, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria
    BMC Public Health 12:294. 2012
    ..Neighborhood safety is inconsistently related to physical activity, but is seldom studied in developing countries. This study examined associations between perceived neighborhood safety and physical activity among Nigerian adults...
  21. pmc Physical environmental factors related to walking and cycling in older adults: the Belgian aging studies
    Jelle Van Cauwenberg
    Department of Human Biometry and Biomechanics, Faculty of Physical Education and Physical Therapy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 12:142. 2012
    ..Additionally, relationships between several physical environmental factors and walking and cycling and possible moderating effects of area of residence, age and gender were studied...
  22. pmc How many steps/day are enough? For older adults and special populations
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Walking Behaviour Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:80. 2011
    ..Those living with disability and/or chronic illness (that limits mobility and or/physical endurance) display lower levels of background daily activity, and this will affect whole-day estimates of recommended physical activity...
  23. pmc Moderators and mediators of pedometer use and step count increase in the "10,000 Steps Ghent" intervention
    Katrien De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:3. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  24. pmc Objectively measured physical activity, physical activity related personality and body mass index in 6- to 10-yr-old children: a cross-sectional study
    Benedicte Deforche
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:25. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  25. pmc The contribution of preschool playground factors in explaining children's physical activity during recess
    Greet Cardon
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:11. 2008
    ..The present study aimed to investigate how physical activity levels are influenced by environmental factors during recess in preschool...
  26. pmc Criterion distances and correlates of active transportation to school in Belgian older adolescents
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Fund for Scientific Research Flanders FWO, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:87. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  27. pmc Socio-demographic, psychosocial and home-environmental attributes associated with adults' domestic screen time
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Research Foundation Flanders FWO, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 11:668. 2011
    ....
  28. pmc Study protocol of physical activity and sedentary behaviour measurement among schoolchildren by accelerometry--cross-sectional survey as part of the ENERGY-project
    Mine Yildirim
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:182. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the best evidence for the decisions on data collection and data processing with accelerometers among children resulting in a standardized protocol for use in the participating countries...
  29. pmc EuropeaN Energy balance Research to prevent excessive weight Gain among Youth (ENERGY) project: Design and methodology of the ENERGY cross-sectional survey
    Maartje M van Stralen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:65. 2011
    ..This paper describes the design, methodology and protocol of the survey...
  30. pmc Evidence-based development of school-based and family-involved prevention of overweight across Europe: the ENERGY-project's design and conceptual framework
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:276. 2010
    ..Schools are an important setting for health promotion in this age group, but school-based interventions mostly fail to target and involve the family environment...
  31. pmc Preventing socioeconomic inequalities in health behaviour in adolescents in Europe: background, design and methods of project TEENAGE
    Frank J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:125. 2009
    ..This paper describes the background, design and methods to be used in the project...
  32. pmc Patterns in sedentary and exercise behaviors and associations with overweight in 9-14-year-old boys and girls--a cross-sectional study
    Saskia J te Velde
    Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:16. 2007
    ..Additionally, to identify clusters of children sharing the same pattern regarding sedentary and physical exercise behavior and compare these groups regarding overweight status...
  33. pmc The impact of disseminating the whole-community project '10,000 Steps': a RE-AIM analysis
    Ragnar Van Acker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 11:3. 2011
    ..The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the impact of the wide-scale dissemination of '10,000 Steps', using the RE-AIM framework...
  34. ncbi request reprint Personal, social and environmental predictors of daily fruit and vegetable intake in 11-year-old children in nine European countries
    I De Bourdeaudhuij
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:834-41. 2008
    ..To investigate potential personal, social and physical environmental predictors of daily fruit intake and daily vegetable intake in 11-year-old boys and girls in nine European countries...
  35. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and psychosocial correlates in normal weight and overweight 11 to 19 year olds
    Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Obes Res 13:1097-105. 2005
    ..It further explored whether the prediction of physical activity by the psychosocial correlates is different in normal weight and overweight adolescents...
  36. pmc Assessment of environmental correlates of physical activity: development of a European questionnaire
    Heleen Spittaels
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:39. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  37. ncbi request reprint Environmental correlates of physical activity in a sample of Belgian adults
    Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Am J Health Promot 18:83-92. 2003
    ....
  38. pmc Measuring physical activity-related environmental factors: reliability and predictive validity of the European environmental questionnaire ALPHA
    Heleen Spittaels
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:48. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  39. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an interactive computer-tailored nutrition intervention in a real-life setting
    Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij
    Ghent University, Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Belgium
    Ann Behav Med 33:39-48. 2007
    ..Studies testing Web-based computer-tailored education in real-life settings are now needed...
  40. doi request reprint School-based interventions promoting both physical activity and healthy eating in Europe: a systematic review within the HOPE project
    I De Bourdeaudhuij
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Obes Rev 12:205-16. 2011
    ..More high-quality studies are needed to assess obesity-related interventions in Europe...
  41. pmc Interventions for promoting physical activity among European teenagers: a systematic review
    Femke De Meester
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:82. 2009
    ..The available evidence for the effectiveness in other settings is rather limited and underscores the need for further research...
  42. doi request reprint General parenting styles are not strongly associated with fruit and vegetable intake and social-environmental correlates among 11-year-old children in four countries in Europe
    I De Bourdeaudhuij
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 12:259-66. 2009
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Environmental and psychosocial correlates of physical activity in Portuguese and Belgian adults
    Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 8:886-95. 2005
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Are physical activity interventions equally effective in adolescents of low and high socio-economic status (SES): results from the European Teenage project
    I De Bourdeaudhuij
    Department of Movement port Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Educ Res 26:119-30. 2011
    ..05) and on leisure time transportation in adolescents of low SES (P < 0.05). To conclude, we were not able to show a significant widening or narrowing of inequalities in European adolescents...
  45. ncbi request reprint Stages of change for physical activity in a community sample of adolescents
    Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Educ Res 20:357-66. 2005
    ..About 71% of the adolescents placed themselves in a stage which was in accordance with their self-reported level of physical activity...
  46. doi request reprint Evaluation of a computer-tailored physical activity intervention in adolescents in six European countries: the Activ-O-Meter in the HELENA intervention study
    Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Adolesc Health 46:458-66. 2010
    ..The present study investigates the effect of the Activ-O-Meter, an internet-based computer-tailored physical activity intervention in adolescents in six European centers involved in the HELENA study...
  47. pmc Does the perception of neighborhood built environmental attributes influence active transport in adolescents?
    Femke De Meester
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:38. 2013
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Effectiveness of school-based interventions in Europe to promote healthy nutrition in children and adolescents: systematic review of published and 'grey' literature
    Eveline Van Cauwenberghe
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 103:781-97. 2010
    ..Evidence for effectiveness on anthropometrical obesity-related measures is lacking...
  49. doi request reprint Perceived neighborhood environmental attributes associated with adults' leisure-time physical activity: findings from Belgium, Australia and the USA
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Health Place 19:59-68. 2013
    ..In Belgium, interventions to promote leisure-time activity may need to target promotion of existing opportunities rather than built environment improvements...
  50. doi request reprint Family- and school-based predictors of energy balance-related behaviours in children: a 6-year longitudinal study
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 16:202-11. 2013
    ..To examine family- and school-based predictors of breakfast consumption, soft drink consumption and physical activity (PA) and moderating effects of gender and socio-economic status (SES)...
  51. ncbi request reprint European adolescents' level of perceived stress and its relationship with body adiposity--the HELENA Study
    Tineke de Vriendt
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185 2 Blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Public Health 22:519-24. 2012
    ..Since stress is hypothesized to be involved in the aetiology of obesity, the present study examined the current perception of stress in European adolescents and the association between adolescent perceived stress and their adiposity...
  52. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of workplace interventions in Europe promoting healthy eating: a systematic review
    Lea Maes
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Eur J Public Health 22:677-83. 2012
    ..This review summarizes the evidence of effect of intervention studies in European countries promoting a healthy diet solely and in combination with increasing physical activity at the workplace...
  53. pmc Active living neighborhoods: is neighborhood walkability a key element for Belgian adolescents?
    Femke De Meester
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 12:7. 2012
    ....
  54. pmc Using the intervention mapping protocol to develop a community-based intervention for the prevention of childhood obesity in a multi-centre European project: the IDEFICS intervention
    Vera Verbestel
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:82. 2011
    ..The aim of the present manuscript was to describe the content and developmental process of the IDEFICS intervention...
  55. doi request reprint Influencing factors of sedentary behavior in European preschool settings: an exploration through focus groups with teachers
    Ellen De Decker
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Sch Health 83:654-61. 2013
    ..Because of the absence of qualitative studies examining influencing factors of preschoolers' sedentary behavior in preschool settings, this study explored teachers' opinions on potentially influencing factors of this behavior...
  56. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood walkability and sedentary time in Belgian adults
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Fund for Scientific Research Flanders FWO, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Am J Prev Med 39:25-32. 2010
    ..Sedentary behavior (too much sitting) has deleterious health consequences that are distinct from lack of physical activity (too little exercise)...
  57. doi request reprint Treatment-related and psychosocial variables in explaining physical activity in women three weeks to six months post-treatment of breast cancer
    Caroline Charlier
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Patient Educ Couns 89:171-7. 2012
    ..This study examined treatment-related and psychosocial variables in explaining total and leisure time physical activity in breast cancer survivors three weeks to six months post-treatment...
  58. ncbi request reprint Acceptability, feasibility and effectiveness of a computer-tailored physical activity intervention in adolescents
    Leen Haerens
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Patient Educ Couns 66:303-10. 2007
    ..To evaluate acceptability, feasibility and effectiveness of computer-tailored physical activity education among adolescents...
  59. pmc Perceived neighborhood environmental attributes associated with adults' transport-related walking and cycling: Findings from the USA, Australia and Belgium
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:70. 2012
    ..We investigated the direction and shape of relationships of perceived neighborhood attributes with transport-related cycling and walking in three countries; and examined whether these associations differed by country and gender...
  60. doi request reprint Associations between home- and family-related factors and fruit juice and soft drink intake among 10- to 12-year old children. The ENERGY project
    Wendy Van Lippevelde
    Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 61:59-65. 2013
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Can differences in physical activity by socio-economic status in European adolescents be explained by differences in psychosocial correlates? A mediation analysis within the HELENA (Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence) study
    Katrien De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 15:2100-9. 2012
    ..The present study aimed to investigate the potential mediating role of psychosocial correlates of PA on the relationship between SES and PA in European adolescents...
  62. doi request reprint European adolescents' level of perceived stress is inversely related to their diet quality: the Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence study
    Tineke de Vriendt
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 108:371-80. 2012
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Physical activity levels in 10- to 11-year-olds: clustering of psychosocial correlates
    Greet Cardon
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 8:896-903. 2005
    ....
  64. doi request reprint Effects of a 2-year healthy eating and physical activity intervention for 3-6-year-olds in communities of high and low socio-economic status: the POP (Prevention of Overweight among Pre-school and school children) project
    Valerie De Coen
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 15:1737-45. 2012
    ....
  65. doi request reprint The contribution of general and cancer-related variables in explaining physical activity in a breast cancer population 3 weeks to 6 months post-treatment
    Caroline Charlier
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Psychooncology 22:203-11. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study is to compare the contribution of cancer-related determinants with more general ones in explaining physical activity 3 weeks to 6 months post-treatment...
  66. doi request reprint Family- and school-based correlates of energy balance-related behaviours in 10-12-year-old children: a systematic review within the ENERGY (EuropeaN Energy balance Research to prevent excessive weight Gain among Youth) project
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 15:1380-95. 2012
    ....
  67. doi request reprint Mediating effects of home-related factors on fat intake from snacks in a school-based nutrition intervention among adolescents
    Wendy Van Lippevelde
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Educ Res 27:36-45. 2012
    ..Nevertheless, more research is needed concerning effectively addressing the other determinants...
  68. pmc Relationship between self-reported dietary intake and physical activity levels among adolescents: the HELENA study
    Charlene Ottevaere
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:8. 2011
    ..The objective of the present study is to describe the relationship between energy, nutrient and food intake and the physical activity level among a large group of European adolescents...
  69. pmc Effects of back posture education on elementary schoolchildren's back function
    Elisabeth Geldhof
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Spine J 16:829-39. 2007
    ....
  70. doi request reprint Relationship of physical activity and dietary habits with body mass index in the transition from childhood to adolescence: a 4-year longitudinal study
    Leen Haerens
    Research Foundation Flanders, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 13:1722-8. 2010
    ....
  71. doi request reprint Physical environmental attributes and active transportation in Belgium: what about adults and adolescents living in the same neighborhoods?
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    Am J Health Promot 27:330-8. 2013
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Body mass effects of a physical activity and healthy food intervention in middle schools
    Leen Haerens
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:847-54. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effects of a 2-year middle school physical activity and healthy food intervention, including an environmental and computer-tailored component on BMI and BMI z-score in boys and girls...
  73. pmc Objectively measured sedentary time and physical activity time across the lifespan: a cross-sectional study in four age groups
    Heleen Spittaels
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Gent, 9000, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:149. 2012
    ....
  74. pmc Design and process evaluation of an informative website tailored to breast cancer survivors' and intimate partners' post-treatment care needs
    Evelyn Pauwels
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000, Gent, Belgium
    BMC Res Notes 5:548. 2012
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  75. doi request reprint Self-reported TV and computer time do not represent accelerometer-derived total sedentary time in 10 to 12-year-olds
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Public Health 23:30-2. 2013
    ..This suggests that self-reported TV and computer time do not adequately reflect total sedentary time in schoolchildren...
  76. pmc The contribution of home, neighbourhood and school environmental factors in explaining physical activity among adolescents
    Leen Haerens
    Research Foundation Flanders, Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Environ Public Health 2009:320372. 2009
    ..Findings were generally supportive of ecological theories stating that behaviors are influenced by personal and environmental factors that are constantly interacting...
  77. doi request reprint The role of implicit attitudes towards food and physical activity in the treatment of youth obesity
    Mietje Craeynest
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Eat Behav 9:41-51. 2008
    ..In contrast, some small effects were found for the change in implicit attitudes towards food and exercise. Several possible explanations are discussed...
  78. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a 2-year physical activity and healthy eating intervention in middle school children
    Leen Haerens
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    Health Educ Res 21:911-21. 2006
    ..The use of personalized computer-tailored interventions seems to be a promising tool for targeting adolescents but needs to be further explored...
  79. ncbi request reprint Do children with obesity implicitly identify with sedentariness and fat food?
    Mietje Craeynest
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 37:347-57. 2006
    ..Results revealed a marked group difference on the implicit identification with food: Only youngsters without obesity identified themselves more with non-fat food than with fat food...
  80. doi request reprint A comparative study of performance in simple and choice reaction time tasks between obese and healthy-weight children
    Ilse Gentier
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Res Dev Disabil 34:2635-41. 2013
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  81. pmc Evaluation of a workplace intervention to promote commuter cycling: a RE-AIM analysis
    Veerle Dubuy
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent B 9000, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 13:587. 2013
    ..The study purpose was to evaluate the dissemination efforts of the program and to gain insights in whether free participation could persuade small and middle-sized companies to sign up...
  82. pmc Individual, social and physical environmental correlates of 'never' and 'always' cycling to school among 10 to 12 year old children living within a 3.0 km distance from school
    Fabian Ducheyne
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:142. 2012
    ..Therefore, this study examined individual, social and physical environmental correlates of never and always cycling to/from school among 10 to 12 year old Belgian children living within a 3.0 km distance from school...
  83. doi request reprint Children's cycling skills: Development of a test and determination of individual and environmental correlates
    Fabian Ducheyne
    Ghent University, Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Accid Anal Prev 50:688-97. 2013
    ..Therefore, this study developed a test to gain a detailed insight into the cycling skills of 9-10 year old children and evaluated individual and physical environmental correlates of cycling skills...
  84. doi request reprint The association between socio-ecological factors and having an after-school physical activity program
    Ragnar Van Acker
    Ghent University, Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Sch Health 82:395-403. 2012
    ..Few studies have used socio-ecological health models to identify barriers and facilitators of after-school PA programs. This study examined which socio-ecological factors are associated with having an after-school PA program...
  85. doi request reprint Does parental involvement make a difference in school-based nutrition and physical activity interventions? A systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Wendy Van Lippevelde
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Belgium
    Int J Public Health 57:673-8. 2012
    ..Therefore, this study aimed at determining the impact of parental involvement in school-based obesity prevention interventions in children and adolescents...
  86. ncbi request reprint Pilot evaluation of the HELENA (Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence) Food-O-Meter, a computer-tailored nutrition advice for adolescents: a study in six European cities
    Lea Maes
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 14:1292-302. 2011
    ..To investigate the feasibility and impact of the Food-O-Meter, an Internet-based computer-tailored nutrition intervention in adolescents...
  87. pmc What do parents think about parental participation in school-based interventions on energy balance-related behaviours? a qualitative study in 4 countries
    Wendy Van Lippevelde
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 11:881. 2011
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  88. doi request reprint Postural balance under normal and altered sensory conditions in normal-weight and overweight children
    Eva D'Hondt
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 26:84-9. 2011
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to investigate postural balance control under normal and experimentally altered sensory conditions in normal-weight versus overweight children...
  89. doi request reprint Comparison of the IPAQ-A and actigraph in relation to VO2max among European adolescents: the HELENA study
    Charlene Ottevaere
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Sci Med Sport 14:317-24. 2011
    ..Both instruments are able to detect the adolescents with the highest cardio respiratory fitness, which are the most active adolescents...
  90. ncbi request reprint The effects of a middle-school healthy eating intervention on adolescents' fat and fruit intake and soft drinks consumption
    Leen Haerens
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 10:443-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effects of a middle-school healthy eating promotion intervention combining environmental changes and computer-tailored feedback, with and without an explicit parent involvement component...
  91. doi request reprint Self-reported physical activity in European adolescents: results from the HELENA (Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence) study
    Katrien De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 14:246-54. 2011
    ..Furthermore, self-reported PA patterns were evaluated in relation to gender, age category, weight status category and socio-economic status (SES)...
  92. doi request reprint The relationship between changes in steps/day and health outcomes after a pedometer-based physical activity intervention with telephone support in type 2 diabetes patients
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Educ Res 28:539-45. 2013
    ..Hence, although the intervention successfully increased steps/day, no direct effect on health outcomes was identified. However, an increase of ≥4000 steps/day seemed a threshold to have a positive impact on HbA1c...
  93. doi request reprint Care needs after primary breast cancer treatment. Survivors' associated sociodemographic and medical characteristics
    Evelyn E J Pauwels
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Psychooncology 22:125-32. 2013
    ..This study examines the care needs of rehabilitating breast cancer survivors and determines what sociodemographic and medical characteristics are associated with these care needs...
  94. doi request reprint Efficacy and feasibility of lowering playground density to promote physical activity and to discourage sedentary time during recess at preschool: a pilot study
    Eveline Van Cauwenberghe
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    Prev Med 55:319-21. 2012
    ..This pilot study examined if lowering playground density is feasible and effective in improving preschoolers' activity and sedentary levels during recess...
  95. doi request reprint Parental socioeconomic status and soft drink consumption of the child. The mediating proportion of parenting practices
    Valerie De Coen
    Ghent University, Department of Public Health, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 59:76-80. 2012
    ..Interestingly, this effect is almost entirely mediated by three soft drink parenting practices: soft drinks served at meals, the child can take soft drink whenever he or she wants and having soft drinks at home...
  96. doi request reprint Weight loss and improved gross motor coordination in children as a result of multidisciplinary residential obesity treatment
    Eva D'Hondt
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1999-2005. 2011
    ....
  97. pmc Criterion distances and environmental correlates of active commuting to school in children
    Sara D'Haese
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:88. 2011
    ....
  98. ncbi request reprint School-based randomized controlled trial of a physical activity intervention among adolescents
    Leen Haerens
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Adolesc Health 40:258-65. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effects of a middle school physical activity intervention, new in combining an environmental and computer tailored component; and to evaluate the effects of parental involvement...
  99. doi request reprint Environmental and psychosocial correlates of accelerometer-assessed and self-reported physical activity in Belgian adults
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Fund for Scientific Research Flanders, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Med 18:235-45. 2011
    ..To develop effective interventions to increase PA, it is necessary to understand the most important PA correlates and to investigate whether correlates are similar in different population subgroups...
  100. ncbi request reprint Do psychosocial factors moderate the association between neighborhood walkability and adolescents' physical activity?
    Femke De Meester
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 81:1-9. 2013
    ..However, in order to increase PA in large populations, interventions focusing solely on improving neighborhood walkability may not have the desired effect...