Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij

Summary

Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. pmc Weight, socio-demographics, and health behaviour related correlates of academic performance in first year university students
    Tom Deliens
    Department of Human Biometry and Biomechanics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Nutr J 12:162. 2013
  2. pmc Assessing the environmental characteristics of cycling routes to school: a study on the reliability and validity of a Google Street View-based audit
    Griet Vanwolleghem
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Health Geogr 13:19. 2014
  3. pmc Older adults' transportation walking: a cross-sectional study on the cumulative influence of physical environmental factors
    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 Health Geogr 12:37. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of changing micro-scale physical environmental factors on an environment's invitingness for transportation cycling in adults: an exploratory study using manipulated photographs
    Lieze Mertens
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent, B 9000, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:88. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint The association between objective walkability, neighborhood socio-economic status, and physical activity in Belgian children
    Sara D'Haese
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:104. 2014
  6. pmc Extracurricular school-based sports as a motivating vehicle for sports participation in youth: a cross-sectional study
    An De Meester
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:48. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between neighborhood walkability and older adults' physical activity: results from the Belgian Environmental Physical Activity Study in Seniors (BEPAS Seniors)
    Veerle Van Holle
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent, B 9000, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:110. 2014
  8. pmc Parents and friends both matter: simultaneous and interactive influences of parents and friends on European schoolchildren's energy balance-related behaviours - the ENERGY cross-sectional study
    Saskia J te Velde
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, P, O, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:82. 2014
  9. pmc The effect of a kindergarten-based, family-involved intervention on objectively measured physical activity in Belgian preschool boys and girls of high and low SES: the ToyBox-study
    Marieke De Craemer
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:38. 2014
  10. pmc Perception of built environmental factors and physical activity among adolescents in Nigeria
    Adewale L Oyeyemi
    Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medical Sciences, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:56. 2014

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  1. pmc Weight, socio-demographics, and health behaviour related correlates of academic performance in first year university students
    Tom Deliens
    Department of Human Biometry and Biomechanics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Nutr J 12:162. 2013
    ..Secondly, this study aimed to identify weight and health behaviour related correlates of academic performance in those students who attended all course exams...
  2. pmc Assessing the environmental characteristics of cycling routes to school: a study on the reliability and validity of a Google Street View-based audit
    Griet Vanwolleghem
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Health Geogr 13:19. 2014
    ....
  3. pmc Older adults' transportation walking: a cross-sectional study on the cumulative influence of physical environmental factors
    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 Health Geogr 12:37. 2013
    ..Additionally, the moderating effect of perceived distance to destinations on this relationship was studied...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of changing micro-scale physical environmental factors on an environment's invitingness for transportation cycling in adults: an exploratory study using manipulated photographs
    Lieze Mertens
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent, B 9000, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:88. 2014
    ..The findings of our exploratory study could be used to develop an environmental intervention to determine if our findings are applicable to real changes in cycling behavior. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint The association between objective walkability, neighborhood socio-economic status, and physical activity in Belgian children
    Sara D'Haese
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:104. 2014
    ....
  6. pmc Extracurricular school-based sports as a motivating vehicle for sports participation in youth: a cross-sectional study
    An De Meester
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:48. 2014
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between neighborhood walkability and older adults' physical activity: results from the Belgian Environmental Physical Activity Study in Seniors (BEPAS Seniors)
    Veerle Van Holle
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent, B 9000, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:110. 2014
    ..Furthermore, moderating effects of neighborhood income levels were investigated...
  8. pmc Parents and friends both matter: simultaneous and interactive influences of parents and friends on European schoolchildren's energy balance-related behaviours - the ENERGY cross-sectional study
    Saskia J te Velde
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, P, O, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:82. 2014
    ....
  9. pmc The effect of a kindergarten-based, family-involved intervention on objectively measured physical activity in Belgian preschool boys and girls of high and low SES: the ToyBox-study
    Marieke De Craemer
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:38. 2014
    ..The present study aimed to examine the effect of the ToyBox-intervention on increasing Belgian preschoolers' objectively measured PA levels...
  10. pmc Perception of built environmental factors and physical activity among adolescents in Nigeria
    Adewale L Oyeyemi
    Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medical Sciences, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:56. 2014
    ....
  11. pmc Using the intervention mapping protocol to reduce European preschoolers' sedentary behavior, an application to the ToyBox-Study
    Ellen De Decker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:19. 2014
    ..The ToyBox-study focuses on the prevention of overweight in 4- to 6-year-old children by implementing a multi-component kindergarten-based intervention with family involvement in six different European countries...
  12. pmc Educational inequalities in TV viewing among older adults: a mediation analysis of ecological factors
    Katrien De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:138. 2013
    ..The present purpose was to examine the potential mediating role of personal, social and physical environmental factors in the relationship between education and TV viewing among Australian 55-65 year-old adults...
  13. pmc Environmental perceptions as mediators of the relationship between the objective built environment and walking among socio-economically disadvantaged women
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Research Foundation Flanders, Egmontstraat 5, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:108. 2013
    ....
  14. pmc Parental perceived neighborhood attributes: associations with active transport and physical activity among 10-12 year old children and the mediating role of independent mobility
    Femke De Meester
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 14:631. 2014
    ..Furthermore, this study examined the potential mediating effect of independent mobility on these associations...
  15. pmc Older adults' reporting of specific sedentary behaviors: validity and reliability
    Jelle Van Cauwenberg
    Department of Human Biometry and Biomechanics, Faculty of Physical Education and Physical Therapy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 14:734. 2014
    ..Additionally, we examined whether the criterion validity of the questionnaire differed according to age, gender and educational level...
  16. ncbi request reprint Exploring associations between parental and peer variables, personal variables and physical activity among adolescents: a mediation analysis
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 14:966. 2014
    ..g. lack of time), external barriers (e.g. lack of others to be physically active with) and self-efficacy mediated these associations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Agreement between parent and child report on parental practices regarding dietary, physical activity and sedentary behaviours: the ENERGY cross-sectional survey
    Cornelia E Rebholz
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 14:918. 2014
    ..This study aimed to assess agreement between parent and child reports on parental practices regarding EBRBs across different countries in Europe and to identify correlates of agreement...
  18. ncbi request reprint The role of family-related factors in the effects of the UP4FUN school-based family-focused intervention targeting screen time in 10- to 12-year-old children: the ENERGY project
    Wendy Van Lippevelde
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185A, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 14:857. 2014
    ..The aim was to examine the mediating role of family-related factors on the effects of the school-based family-focused UP4FUN intervention aimed at screen time in 10- to 12-year-old European children (n child-parent dyads = 1940)...
  19. pmc Differences in beliefs and home environments regarding energy balance behaviors according to parental education and ethnicity among schoolchildren in Europe: the ENERGY cross sectional study
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, P, O, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, BT 1081, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 14:610. 2014
    ....
  20. pmc Evaluation of a real world intervention using professional football players to promote a healthy diet and physical activity in children and adolescents from a lower socio-economic background: a controlled pretest-posttest design
    Veerle Dubuy
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 14:457. 2014
    ....
  21. pmc Obesogenic environments: a systematic review of the association between the physical environment and adult weight status, the SPOTLIGHT project
    Joreintje D Mackenbach
    The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of General Practice and Elderly Care Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 14:233. 2014
    ....
  22. pmc Changes in physical activity during the transition from primary to secondary school in Belgian children: what is the role of the school environment?
    Femke De Meester
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 14:261. 2014
    ..Moderating effects of gender and the baseline level of PA were investigated for the first and third research question...
  23. pmc Traditional and cyberbullying victimization as correlates of psychosocial distress and barriers to a healthy lifestyle among severely obese adolescents--a matched case-control study on prevalence and results from a cross-sectional study
    Ann Desmet
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 14:224. 2014
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess traditional and cyber-victimization among adolescents with severe obesity and its relation to psychosocial distress and barriers to healthy lifestyles...
  24. pmc Determinants of eating behaviour in university students: a qualitative study using focus group discussions
    Tom Deliens
    Department of Human Biometry and Biomechanics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 14:53. 2014
    ..Furthermore, we aimed to collect ideas and recommendations in order to facilitate the development of effective and tailored intervention programs aiming to improve healthy eating behaviours in university students...
  25. pmc Effectiveness and feasibility of lowering playground density during recess to promote physical activity and decrease sedentary time at primary school
    Sara D'Haese
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 13:1154. 2013
    ..This pilot study aimed at investigating the effectiveness of lowering playground density on increasing children's physical activity and decreasing sedentary time. Also the feasibility of this intervention was tested...
  26. pmc What practices do parents perceive as effective or ineffective in promoting a healthy diet, physical activity, and less sitting in children: parent focus groups
    Sara De Lepeleere
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 13:1067. 2013
    ..The current study is formative work to inform the content of a randomized controlled trial...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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
    ....
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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
    ....
  34. 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...
  35. 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
    ....
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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
    ....
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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
    ....
  42. 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
    ....
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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:..
  50. 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:..
  51. 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...
  52. 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:..
  53. 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
    ....
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. ncbi 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...
  61. ncbi 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...
  62. ncbi 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...
  63. 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:..
  64. 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...
  65. 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:..
  66. 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...
  67. ncbi 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
    ....
  68. 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...
  69. 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...
  70. 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
    ....
  71. 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
    ....
  72. 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...
  73. ncbi 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...
  74. ncbi 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...
  75. 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
    ....
  76. ncbi 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)...
  77. 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...
  78. 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...
  79. 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
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  80. 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...
  81. ncbi 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...
  82. 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)...
  83. ncbi 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...
  84. 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...
  85. 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...
  86. ncbi 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
    ....
  87. ncbi 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...
  88. ncbi 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
    ....
  89. 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
    ....
  90. ncbi 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
    ....
  91. ncbi 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...
  92. ncbi 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
    ....
  93. ncbi 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...
  94. 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...
  95. ncbi 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
    ....
  96. 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
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  97. ncbi 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
    ....
  98. 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...
  99. 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
    ....
  100. 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
    ....