Katrien De Cocker

Summary

Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi Pedometer-determined physical activity and its comparison with the International Physical Activity Questionnaire in a sample of Belgian adults
    Katrien De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Res Q Exerc Sport 78:429-37. 2007
  2. 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
  3. doi 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
  4. ncbi Non-traditional wearing positions of pedometers: validity and reliability of the Omron HJ-203-ED pedometer under controlled and free-living conditions
    Katrien A De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Sci Med Sport 15:418-24. 2012
  5. pmc Web-based, computer-tailored, pedometer-based physical activity advice: development, dissemination through general practice, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy in a randomized controlled trial
    Katrien De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    J Med Internet Res 14:e53. 2012
  6. pmc How many steps/day are enough? For adults
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Walking Behavior Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:79. 2011
  7. 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
  8. pmc Validity of the inexpensive Stepping Meter in counting steps in free living conditions: a pilot study
    K De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    Br J Sports Med 40:714-6. 2006
  9. doi Four-year follow-up of the community intervention '10,000 steps Ghent'
    Katrien A De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Educ Res 26:372-80. 2011
  10. doi Associations between sitting time and weight in young adult Australian women
    Katrien A De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Prev Med 51:361-7. 2010

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi Pedometer-determined physical activity and its comparison with the International Physical Activity Questionnaire in a sample of Belgian adults
    Katrien De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Res Q Exerc Sport 78:429-37. 2007
    ..Belgian population pedometer-determined PA levels are higher than those reported in samples of the United States; however, there is a wide distribution of ambulatory behavior..
  2. 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...
  3. doi 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...
  4. ncbi Non-traditional wearing positions of pedometers: validity and reliability of the Omron HJ-203-ED pedometer under controlled and free-living conditions
    Katrien A De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Sci Med Sport 15:418-24. 2012
    ..To test the validity and intra-instrument reliability of the HJ-203 Omron pedometer when worn in different positions, under controlled and free-living conditions...
  5. pmc Web-based, computer-tailored, pedometer-based physical activity advice: development, dissemination through general practice, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy in a randomized controlled trial
    Katrien De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    J Med Internet Res 14:e53. 2012
    ..Computer tailoring is a relatively innovative and promising physical activity intervention approach. However, few computer-tailored physical activity interventions in adults have provided feedback based on pedometer use...
  6. pmc How many steps/day are enough? For adults
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Walking Behavior Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:79. 2011
    ....
  7. 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
    ....
  8. pmc Validity of the inexpensive Stepping Meter in counting steps in free living conditions: a pilot study
    K De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    Br J Sports Med 40:714-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate if inexpensive Stepping Meters are valid in counting steps in adults in free living conditions...
  9. doi Four-year follow-up of the community intervention '10,000 steps Ghent'
    Katrien A De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Educ Res 26:372-80. 2011
    ..However, a decrease from baseline to follow-up, which was seen in the comparison community, was prevented in all Ghent participants, except those with a poor to moderate health...
  10. doi Associations between sitting time and weight in young adult Australian women
    Katrien A De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Prev Med 51:361-7. 2010
    ..The aim was to examine the relationships between sitting time and weight in young women...
  11. doi 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)...
  12. ncbi Effects of "10,000 steps Ghent": a whole-community intervention
    Katrien A De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Am J Prev Med 33:455-63. 2007
    ..The aim of this article is to describe the effectiveness of the physical activity promotion project "10,000 Steps Ghent" after 1 year of intervention...
  13. ncbi The effect of pedometer use in combination with cognitive and behavioral support materials to promote physical activity
    Katrien A De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Patient Educ Couns 70:209-14. 2008
    ..2. To investigate how familiar the study sample is with pedometers and the '10,000 steps/day' recommendation...
  14. doi What do pedometer counts represent? A comparison between pedometer data and data from four different questionnaires
    Katrien A De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 12:74-81. 2009
    ....
  15. ncbi The effect of a pedometer-based physical activity intervention on sitting time
    Katrien A De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Prev Med 47:179-81. 2008
    ..To assess whether the "10,000 Steps Ghent" intervention had any effect on self-reported sitting time...
  16. 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:..
  17. ncbi The effect of a multi-strategy workplace physical activity intervention promoting pedometer use and step count increase
    Katrien A De Cocker
    Department of Movement ports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Educ Res 25:608-19. 2010
    ..Future workplace projects should give extra attention to inactive employees...
  18. pmc Sustainability of the whole-community project '10,000 Steps': a longitudinal study
    Ragnar Van Acker
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 12:155. 2012
    ..This paper reports a longitudinal evaluation of organizational and individual sustainability indicators of '10,000 Steps'...
  19. doi 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...
  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 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...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi A cost-effectiveness study of the community-based intervention '10 000 Steps Ghent'
    Delphine De Smedt
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 15:442-51. 2012
    ....