C Vereecken

Summary

Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. pmc Health promotion in individuals with mental disorders: a cluster preference randomized controlled trial
    Nick Verhaeghe
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 13:657. 2013
  2. 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
  3. pmc Dietary sources of energy and macronutrient intakes among Flemish preschoolers
    Willem De Keyzer
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, University College Ghent, Gent, Belgium
    Arch Public Health 69:5. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Formative evaluation of the feedback component of Children's and Adolescents' Nutrition Assessment and Advice on the Web (CANAA-W) among parents of schoolchildren
    Carine Vereecken
    Research Foundation Flanders, Brussels, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 16:15-26. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Test-retest reliability and agreement between children's and parents' reports of a computerized food preferences tool
    Carine Vereecken
    Research Foundation Flanders FWO Vlaanderen, Brussels, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 16:8-14. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Development and test-retest reliability of a nutrition knowledge questionnaire for primary-school children
    Carine Vereecken
    Research Foundation Flanders FWO Vlaanderen, Brussels, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 15:1630-8. 2012
  7. pmc Body weight dissatisfaction and communication with parents among adolescents in 24 countries: international cross-sectional survey
    Haleama Al Sabbah
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 9:52. 2009
  8. pmc Breakfast consumption and its socio-demographic and lifestyle correlates in schoolchildren in 41 countries participating in the HBSC study
    Carine Vereecken
    FWO Flanders, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Public Health 54:180-90. 2009
  9. pmc Parents' and teachers' opinions about the school food policy in Belgian Flemish nursery schools
    Carine Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital BlokA, 2 Floor, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1268-81. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Results from a dietary intervention study in preschools "Beastly Healthy at School"
    Carine Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UH bloc A, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Public Health 54:142-9. 2009

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Publications41

  1. pmc Health promotion in individuals with mental disorders: a cluster preference randomized controlled trial
    Nick Verhaeghe
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 13:657. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the effectiveness of a 10-week health promotion intervention, followed by a 6-month follow-up period in individuals with mental disorders living in sheltered housing in the Flanders region (Belgium)...
  2. 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
    ....
  3. pmc Dietary sources of energy and macronutrient intakes among Flemish preschoolers
    Willem De Keyzer
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, University College Ghent, Gent, Belgium
    Arch Public Health 69:5. 2011
    ..fruit juices) should be discouraged, while consumption of fruits, vegetables, water, bread and margarine on bread should be encouraged...
  4. doi request reprint Formative evaluation of the feedback component of Children's and Adolescents' Nutrition Assessment and Advice on the Web (CANAA-W) among parents of schoolchildren
    Carine Vereecken
    Research Foundation Flanders, Brussels, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 16:15-26. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Test-retest reliability and agreement between children's and parents' reports of a computerized food preferences tool
    Carine Vereecken
    Research Foundation Flanders FWO Vlaanderen, Brussels, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 16:8-14. 2013
    ..To investigate test-retest reliability of primary-school children's reports of food preferences and to investigate agreement with parental reports...
  6. doi request reprint Development and test-retest reliability of a nutrition knowledge questionnaire for primary-school children
    Carine Vereecken
    Research Foundation Flanders FWO Vlaanderen, Brussels, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 15:1630-8. 2012
    ..To evaluate a web-based nutritional knowledge questionnaire for primary-school children...
  7. pmc Body weight dissatisfaction and communication with parents among adolescents in 24 countries: international cross-sectional survey
    Haleama Al Sabbah
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 9:52. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Breakfast consumption and its socio-demographic and lifestyle correlates in schoolchildren in 41 countries participating in the HBSC study
    Carine Vereecken
    FWO Flanders, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Public Health 54:180-90. 2009
    ..To investigate associations of daily breakfast consumption (DBC) with demographic and lifestyle factors in 41 countries...
  9. pmc Parents' and teachers' opinions about the school food policy in Belgian Flemish nursery schools
    Carine Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital BlokA, 2 Floor, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1268-81. 2009
    ..Fruit is not always available at school, although parents would appreciate it. Parents of lower educational level are in general more permissive...
  10. doi request reprint Results from a dietary intervention study in preschools "Beastly Healthy at School"
    Carine Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UH bloc A, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Public Health 54:142-9. 2009
    ..In the present study the impact of the intervention on children's food consumption is investigated...
  11. doi request reprint Associations between general parenting styles and specific food-related parenting practices and children's food consumption
    Carine Vereecken
    Ghent University, Department of Public Health, Ghent, Belgium
    Am J Health Promot 23:233-40. 2009
    ..Explore the impact of general parenting style and specific food-related parenting practices on children's dietary habits...
  12. doi request reprint Young children's dietary habits and associations with the mothers' nutritional knowledge and attitudes
    Carine Vereecken
    Research Foundation Flanders FWO, Belgium
    Appetite 54:44-51. 2010
    ..The associations with the mothers' nutritional knowledge and attitudes support the inclusion of knowledge and attitudes in dietary interventions...
  13. doi request reprint How accurate are adolescents in portion-size estimation using the computer tool Young Adolescents' Nutrition Assessment on Computer (YANA-C)?
    Carine Vereecken
    Research Foundation Flanders FWO, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 103:1844-50. 2010
    ..Photographs of food items can serve as a good aid in ranking subjects; however, to assess the actual intake at a group level, underestimation must be considered...
  14. doi request reprint Comparison of a food frequency questionnaire with an online dietary assessment tool for assessing preschool children's dietary intake
    C Vereecken
    Research Foundation Flanders, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Hum Nutr Diet 23:502-10. 2010
    ..The present study aimed to investigate the relative validity of a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) developed for use in a biennial longitudinal study...
  15. doi request reprint The HELENA online food frequency questionnaire: reproducibility and comparison with four 24-h recalls in Belgian-Flemish adolescents
    C A Vereecken
    Research Foundation Flanders FWO Vlaanderen, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:541-8. 2010
    ..To investigate the reproducibility of the HELENA Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) developed as a basis for an online tailored intervention and to compare the FFQ with four computerized 24-h recalls...
  16. doi request reprint Associations of parenting styles, parental feeding practices and child characteristics with young children's fruit and vegetable consumption
    Carine Vereecken
    FWO Flanders, Belgium
    Appetite 55:589-96. 2010
    ..In order to try to increase children's fruit and vegetable consumption, parents should be guided to improve their own diet and to use child-centered parenting practices and strategies known to decrease negative reactions to food...
  17. doi request reprint The relationship between children's home food environment and dietary patterns in childhood and adolescence
    Carine Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Research Foundation Flanders, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 13:1729-35. 2010
    ..To identify the correlates of the home food environment (parents' intake, availability and food-related parenting practices) at the age of 10 years with dietary patterns during childhood and in adolescence...
  18. ncbi request reprint The relative influence of individual and contextual socio-economic status on consumption of fruit and soft drinks among adolescents in Europe
    Carine A Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Belgium
    Eur J Public Health 15:224-32. 2005
    ..The present study examines whether socio-economic differences in the consumption of fruit and soft drinks can be found among young adolescents in a wide range of European countries...
  19. doi request reprint Test-retest reliability and comparison of children's reports with parents' reports of young children's fruit and vegetable preferences
    Carine Anna Vereecken
    Research Foundation Flanders, Belgium
    Appetite 55:574-81. 2010
    ..19, V: r = 0.25). The results are promising, but additional validation is needed in a representative sample and should further explore the sources of disagreements...
  20. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of a healthy diet determinants questionnaire for adolescents
    Carine Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Gent University, De Pintelaan 185, 900 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 12:1830-8. 2009
    ..To describe the development of a short questionnaire including a wide range of personal, social and environmental constructs in relation to a healthy diet in an adolescent population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Influence of mother's educational level on food parenting practices and food habits of young children
    Carine A Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital, Bloc A, 2nd Floor, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 43:93-103. 2004
    ..Differences in children's food consumption by mothers' educational level were completely explained by mother's consumption and other food parenting practices for fruit and vegetables but not for soft drinks...
  22. ncbi request reprint School food policy at primary and secondary schools in Belgium-Flanders: does it influence young people's food habits?
    C A Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:271-7. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Measuring attitudes, self-efficacy, and social and environmental influences on fruit and vegetable consumption of 11- and 12-year-old children: reliability and validity
    Carine Anna Vereecken
    Ghent University, Department of Public Health, University Hospital, Bloc A, 2nd Floor, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:257-61. 2005
    ..General attitudes, outcome expectations, selection efficacy, and encouraging practices were not associated with fruit or vegetable consumption...
  24. ncbi request reprint Young adolescents' nutrition assessment on computer (YANA-C)
    C A Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:658-67. 2005
    ..To assess the relative validity and acceptability of the computerised 24-h recall 'Young Adolescent's Nutrition Assessment on Computer (YANA-C)'...
  25. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' food habits: results of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children survey
    Carine A Vereecken
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 94:423-31. 2005
    ..6 to 5 d/week. Methodological problems in comparing between countries are discussed. Nonetheless, the results indicate a need for national and international health promotion programmes to improve adolescents' food habits...
  26. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a computer-administered and paper-and-pencil-administered questionnaire on health and lifestyle behaviors
    Carine A Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Adolesc Health 38:426-32. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate if a computer format of the questionnaire would affect the responses of the adolescents in comparison with the paper and pencil format...
  27. ncbi request reprint Television viewing behaviour and associations with food habits in different countries
    Carine A Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UH, Block A, 2nd Floor, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 9:244-50. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to describe sociodemographic differences in TV viewing and to examine associations of TV viewing with the consumption of sweets, soft drinks, fruit and vegetables in different countries...
  28. ncbi request reprint The influence of parental occupation and the pupils' educational level on lifestyle behaviors among adolescents in Belgium
    Carine A Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Adolesc Health 34:330-8. 2004
    ..To analyze the associations of lifestyle behaviors with educational level and social background based on parental occupation in adolescence...
  29. doi request reprint Comparison of a short food-frequency questionnaire and derived indices with a seven-day diet record in Belgian and Italian children
    Carine Anna Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UH, Bloc A, 2nd Floor, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Public Health 53:297-305. 2008
    ..To compare food group intakes and dietary indices estimated from a 14-item food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) with a seven day diet record...
  30. pmc Feasibility of the Young Children's Nutrition Assessment on the Web
    Carine Anna Vereecken
    FWO Flanders, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent, Belgium
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1896-902. 2009
    ..The majority found it user-friendly (79%), attractive (68%), and clear (93%). The Young Children's Nutrition Assessment on the Web is a promising tool to collect online dietary data in large-scale surveys...
  31. doi request reprint Food consumption among preschoolers. Does the school make a difference?
    Carine Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 51:723-6. 2008
    ..Significant school level variables were availability of sugared milk drinks and having food rules in the school policy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Food habits and physical activity patterns among Palestinian adolescents: findings from the national study of Palestinian schoolchildren (HBSC-WBG2004)
    H Al Sabbah
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Ghent University, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 10:739-46. 2007
    ..To describe the food habits and physical (in)activity patterns and to investigate the relationship with sociodemographic factors among Palestinian adolescents...
  33. doi request reprint Associations of overweight and of weight dissatisfaction among Palestinian adolescents: findings from the national study of Palestinian schoolchildren (HBSC-WBG2004)
    H Al Sabbah
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Gent University, Gent, Belgium
    J Hum Nutr Diet 22:40-9. 2009
    ....
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint Smoking in young people with asthma
    A Hublet
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:343-9. 2007
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Correlates of energy balance-related behaviours in preschool children: a systematic review
    M De Craemer
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Obes Rev 13:13-28. 2012
    ..Focusing on television viewing and the consumption of snacks and sweet beverages could/should also be a strategy...
  37. pmc Clustering patterns of physical activity, sedentary and dietary behavior among European adolescents: The HELENA study
    Charlene Ottevaere
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 11:328. 2011
    ..This study examines the prevalence and clustering of physical activity, sedentary and dietary patterns among European adolescents and investigates if the identified clusters could be characterized by socio-demographic factors...
  38. ncbi request reprint Asthma and wheezing symptoms in young people in six Western countries
    A Hublet
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital bloc A 2nd floor, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 54:305-12. 2006
    ..Asthma diagnosed in children shows wide geographical variations. Large scale surveys identify children with diagnosed asthma, but neglect the group of youngsters with multiple asthmatic complaints...
  39. doi request reprint A feasibility study of using a diet optimization approach in a web-based computer-tailoring intervention for adolescents
    L Maes
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:S76-81. 2008
    ..Adolescents are an interesting but neglected target group in obesity prevention. We assessed the feasibility of using a diet optimization approach for computer-tailored nutrition interventions for adolescents...
  40. doi request reprint Development and evaluation of a self-administered computerized 24-h dietary recall method for adolescents in Europe
    C A Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:S26-34. 2008
    ..To describe the development of a European computerized 24-h dietary recall method for adolescents, and to investigate the feasibility of self-administration (self report) by comparison with administration by a dietician (interview)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Television viewing and food consumption in Flemish adolescents in Belgium
    Carine Anna Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, University Hospital, Ghent University, Belgium
    Soz Praventivmed 51:311-7. 2006
    ..To examine associations of television viewing with overall food consumption..