Maria Hagstromer

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ): a study of concurrent and construct validity
    Maria Hagstromer
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition Novum, Department of Biosciences, Karolinska Institutet, S 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Public Health Nutr 9:755-62. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and inactivity in an adult population assessed by accelerometry
    Maria Hagstromer
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1502-8. 2007
  3. pmc A participatory and capacity-building approach to healthy eating and physical activity- SCIP-school: a 2-year controlled trial
    Liselotte Schäfer Elinder
    Division of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:145. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Excessive sedentary time and low cardiorespiratory fitness in European adolescents: the HELENA study
    David Martinez-Gomez
    Department of Biosciences and Nutrition at Novum, Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Dis Child 96:240-6. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint The European Youth Heart Survey (EYHS): an international study that addresses the multi-dimensional issues of CVD risk factors
    Eric Poortvliet
    Department of Bioscience, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Forum Nutr 56:254-6. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a subjective and an objective measure of physical activity in a population sample
    Maria Hagstromer
    Dept of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Phys Act Health 7:541-50. 2010
  7. pmc Adherence to physical activity recommendations and the influence of socio-demographic correlates - a population-based cross-sectional study
    Patrick Bergman
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institute, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 8:367. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Congestion road tax and physical activity
    Patrick Bergman
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Am J Prev Med 38:171-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Levels and patterns of objectively assessed physical activity--a comparison between Sweden and the United States
    Maria Hagstromer
    Department of Neurobiology, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1055-64. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Recommended levels and intensities of physical activity to avoid low-cardiorespiratory fitness in European adolescents: The HELENA study
    David Martinez-Gomez
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition at Novum, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Am J Hum Biol 22:750-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint The International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ): a study of concurrent and construct validity
    Maria Hagstromer
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition Novum, Department of Biosciences, Karolinska Institutet, S 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Public Health Nutr 9:755-62. 2006
    ..The short version of the IPAQ has been tested extensively and is now used in many international studies. The present study aimed to explore the validity characteristics of the long-version IPAQ...
  2. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and inactivity in an adult population assessed by accelerometry
    Maria Hagstromer
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1502-8. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the levels and pattern of physical activity and inactivity in an adult population sample using an objective method...
  3. pmc A participatory and capacity-building approach to healthy eating and physical activity- SCIP-school: a 2-year controlled trial
    Liselotte Schäfer Elinder
    Division of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:145. 2012
    ..We describe the programme, intervention fidelity, impacts and outcomes after two years of intervention...
  4. doi request reprint Excessive sedentary time and low cardiorespiratory fitness in European adolescents: the HELENA study
    David Martinez-Gomez
    Department of Biosciences and Nutrition at Novum, Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Dis Child 96:240-6. 2011
    ..The aims of this study were to examine what amount of sedentary time is associated with low cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) in adolescents and whether this association is independent of physical activity...
  5. ncbi request reprint The European Youth Heart Survey (EYHS): an international study that addresses the multi-dimensional issues of CVD risk factors
    Eric Poortvliet
    Department of Bioscience, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Forum Nutr 56:254-6. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a subjective and an objective measure of physical activity in a population sample
    Maria Hagstromer
    Dept of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Phys Act Health 7:541-50. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare physical activity components in the long, self-administrated version of IPAQ with an accelerometer in a population sample...
  7. pmc Adherence to physical activity recommendations and the influence of socio-demographic correlates - a population-based cross-sectional study
    Patrick Bergman
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institute, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 8:367. 2008
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  8. doi request reprint Congestion road tax and physical activity
    Patrick Bergman
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Am J Prev Med 38:171-7. 2010
    ..Large-scale policy and environmental changes, such as congestion road taxes, may be a way to promote active transportation...
  9. doi request reprint Levels and patterns of objectively assessed physical activity--a comparison between Sweden and the United States
    Maria Hagstromer
    Department of Neurobiology, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1055-64. 2010
    ..These results provide a framework for international comparisons of physical activity levels and patterns, and they represent strong evidence for the importance of investment in objective measurement of physical activity...
  10. doi request reprint Recommended levels and intensities of physical activity to avoid low-cardiorespiratory fitness in European adolescents: The HELENA study
    David Martinez-Gomez
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition at Novum, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Am J Hum Biol 22:750-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the sex-specific physical activity (PA) intensity thresholds that best discriminate between unhealthy/healthy cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF)...
  11. doi request reprint Validity of self-reported total physical activity questionnaire among older women
    Nicola Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 210, Stockholm, 171 77, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 23:661-7. 2008
    ..36-0.69), respectively. These data indicate that the average past year total physical activity, leisure-time activity and inactivity can be estimated with a reasonable validity using our short self-administered questionnaire...
  12. doi request reprint Attenuation of the effect of the FTO rs9939609 polymorphism on total and central body fat by physical activity in adolescents: the HELENA study
    Jonatan R Ruiz
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition at Novum, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:328-33. 2010
    ..To examine whether physical activity attenuates the effect of the FTO rs9939609 polymorphism on body fat estimates in adolescents...
  13. ncbi request reprint Can the IPAQ-long be used to assess occupational physical activity?
    Lydia Kwak
    Dept of Biosciences, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Phys Act Health 9:1130-7. 2012
    ..Aims were to compare OPA as assessed with the International Physical Activity Questionnaire long version (IPAQ-L) with OPA assessed with an accelerometer and to assess the contribution of OPA to total PA...
  14. ncbi request reprint Adolescent nutrition--a multidimensional challenge
    Michael Sjostrom
    Department of Biosciences, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Forum Nutr 56:253-4. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint A checklist for evaluating the methodological quality of validation studies on self-report instruments for physical activity and sedentary behavior
    Maria Hagstromer
    Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences, and Society, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Phys Act Health 9:S29-36. 2012
    ..The quality of methodological papers assessing physical activity instruments depends upon the rigor of a study's design...
  16. ncbi request reprint Associations between health-enhancing physical activity and country of birth among women
    Marita Södergren
    Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences, and Society, Center for Family Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Phys Act Health 7:613-21. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between total self-reported health-enhancing physical activity and country of birth among women living in Sweden...
  17. pmc The association between health enhancing physical activity and neighbourhood environment among Swedish adults - a population-based cross-sectional study
    Patrick Bergman
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, SE 14157 Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:8. 2009
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  18. doi request reprint Promoting physical activity and healthy dietary behavior: the role of the occupational health services: a scoping review
    Lydia Kwak
    From the Unit of Intervention and Implementation Research Drs Kwak, Jensen, Karlsson, and Alipour, Institute for Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Division of Physiotherapy Dr Hagströmer, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden and Division of Social Medicine Dr Elinder, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Occup Environ Med 56:35-46. 2014
    ..Conduct a scoping review to identify and map the literature that has evaluated the effects of health promotion interventions aimed at physical activity and/or dietary behavior, implemented by the occupational health services...
  19. pmc A novel conceptual framework for balance training in Parkinson's disease-study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    David Conradsson
    Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Physiotherapy, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    BMC Neurol 12:111. 2012
    ..The primary aim of this proposed randomised controlled trial will be to investigate the short-term and long-term effects of a 10-week balance training regime in elderly with Parkinson's disease...
  20. pmc Promoting a healthy diet and physical activity in adults with intellectual disabilities living in community residences: design and evaluation of a cluster-randomized intervention
    Liselotte Schäfer Elinder
    Division of Intervention and Implementation Research, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 10:761. 2010
    ..No published lifestyle interventions have simultaneously targeted both residents and staff...
  21. doi request reprint Understanding and interpreting the concept of physical activity -- a focus group study among Swedish women
    Isabel Johnson
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 37:20-7. 2009
    ..This paper examines Swedish women's understanding and interpretations of the concepts of physical activity and exercise, as well as different intensity modifiers used in the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ)...
  22. ncbi request reprint The repeatability and validity of questionnaires assessing occupational physical activity--a systematic review
    Lydia Kwak
    Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 37:6-29. 2011
    ..This study aims to review systematically the repeatability and validity of questionnaires used to assess occupational physical activity among healthy adults...
  23. doi request reprint Donor-site-related functional problems following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: development of a self-administered questionnaire
    Susanna Aufwerber
    Department of Physical Therapy, Karolinska University Hospital, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:1611-21. 2012
    ....
  24. pmc A randomised controlled trial for overweight and obese parents to prevent childhood obesity--Early STOPP (STockholm Obesity Prevention Program)
    Tanja Sobko
    Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Division of Paediatrics, Endocrine Research Unit B62, Karolinska Institutet, S 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 11:336. 2011
    ..We also aim to evaluate the effectiveness of the early childhood obesity prevention in a well-characterized population of overweight or obese parents. This protocol outlines methods for the recruitment phase of the study...
  25. doi request reprint Participation in organized weekly physical exercise in obese adolescents reduced daily physical activity
    Maria Hagstromer
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 98:352-4. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the impact of organized weekly exercise for 13 weeks on aerobic fitness, objectively assessed habitual physical activity and body weight in obese adolescents...