J Brug

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Design of the Dutch Obesity Intervention in Teenagers (NRG-DOiT): systematic development, implementation and evaluation of a school-based intervention aimed at the prevention of excessive weight gain in adolescents
    Amika S Singh
    EMGO Institute and Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 6:304. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The internet and nutrition education: challenges and opportunities
    J Brug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:S130-7; discussion S138-9. 2005
  4. pmc SARS risk perception, knowledge, precautions, and information sources, the Netherlands
    Johannes Brug
    Erasmus University Medical Center, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1486-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Underestimation and overestimation of personal weight status: associations with socio-demographic characteristics and weight maintenance intentions
    J Brug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hum Nutr Diet 19:253-62. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary change, nutrition education and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 52:249-57. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Training dietitians in basic motivational interviewing skills results in changes in their counseling style and in lower saturated fat intakes in their patients
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nutr Educ Behav 39:8-12. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Predicting fruit consumption: cognitions, intention, and habits
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nutr Educ Behav 38:73-81. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Revisiting Kurt Lewin: how to gain insight into environmental correlates of obesogenic behaviors
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 31:525-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint The (ir)relevance of framing nutrition education messages
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Nutr Health 17:9-20. 2003

Detail Information

Publications120 found, 100 shown here

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Design of the Dutch Obesity Intervention in Teenagers (NRG-DOiT): systematic development, implementation and evaluation of a school-based intervention aimed at the prevention of excessive weight gain in adolescents
    Amika S Singh
    EMGO Institute and Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 6:304. 2006
    ..To be able to learn from successes and failures of such interventions, integral written and published reports are needed...
  3. ncbi request reprint The internet and nutrition education: challenges and opportunities
    J Brug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:S130-7; discussion S138-9. 2005
    ..To review the possibilities of using the Internet and especially the World Wide Web (WWW) in nutrition education...
  4. pmc SARS risk perception, knowledge, precautions, and information sources, the Netherlands
    Johannes Brug
    Erasmus University Medical Center, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1486-9. 2004
    ..Although respondents were highly aware of the SARS outbreak, the outbreak did not result in unnecessary precautionary actions or fears...
  5. ncbi request reprint Underestimation and overestimation of personal weight status: associations with socio-demographic characteristics and weight maintenance intentions
    J Brug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hum Nutr Diet 19:253-62. 2006
    ..The present study reports on correlates of under- and overestimation of personal weight status and the association with weight maintenance intentions and self-reported action...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary change, nutrition education and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 52:249-57. 2004
    ..Achieving dietary change among COPD patients may require a combination of diet counselling and self-management. A model for such a combination is presented...
  7. ncbi request reprint Training dietitians in basic motivational interviewing skills results in changes in their counseling style and in lower saturated fat intakes in their patients
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nutr Educ Behav 39:8-12. 2007
    ..To test if basic training for dietitians in motivational interviewing (MI) resulted in changes in dietitians' counseling style and improvements in their patients' diet and risk parameters...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predicting fruit consumption: cognitions, intention, and habits
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nutr Educ Behav 38:73-81. 2006
    ..To study predictors of fruit intake in a sample of 627 adults...
  9. ncbi request reprint Revisiting Kurt Lewin: how to gain insight into environmental correlates of obesogenic behaviors
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 31:525-9. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The (ir)relevance of framing nutrition education messages
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Nutr Health 17:9-20. 2003
    ..The results of the present studies suggest that action-frame choice has a very limited impact on the effectiveness of nutrition education in changing precautionary motivation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Past, present, and future of computer-tailored nutrition education
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:1028S-1034S. 2003
    ..However, using the Web for interactive personalized nutrition education also presents new challenges...
  12. doi request reprint Gender, ethnic and school type differences in overweight and energy balance-related behaviours among Dutch adolescents
    Klazine van der Horst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:371-80. 2009
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Process evaluation of FATaintPHAT, a computer-tailored intervention to prevent excessive weight gain among Dutch adolescents
    N P M Ezendam
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Promot Int 28:26-35. 2013
    ..Trial registration: Netherlands Trial Registry, ISRCTN 15743786...
  14. doi request reprint Household and food shopping environments: do they play a role in socioeconomic inequalities in fruit and vegetable consumption? A multilevel study among Dutch adults
    K Giskes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:113-20. 2009
    ..To determine whether household and food shopping environmental factors are associated with fruit and vegetable (FV) intakes, and contribute to socioeconomic inequalities in FV consumption...
  15. ncbi request reprint What young Dutch adults say they do to keep from gaining weight: self-reported prevalence of overeating, compensatory behaviours and specific weight control behaviours
    B Wammes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 10:790-8. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Parents often do not recognize overweight in their child, regardless of their socio-demographic background
    Wilma Jansen
    Municipal Health Service for Rotterdam Area, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 16:645-7. 2006
    ..Except for age none of the investigated socio-demographic characteristics, including ethnicity and parental education, was associated with awareness. Parents of obese children show greater awareness than parents of overweight children...
  17. doi request reprint Weight status, energy-balance behaviours and intentions in 9-12-year-old inner-city children
    W Jansen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hum Nutr Diet 23:85-96. 2010
    ..The present study aimed to provide these data and explore differences according to socio-demographic characteristics and weight status...
  18. doi request reprint Dutch obesity intervention in teenagers: effectiveness of a school-based program on body composition and behavior
    Amika S Singh
    Department of Public Health, VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:309-17. 2009
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Feeling fat rather than being fat may be associated with psychological well-being in young dutch adolescents
    Wilma Jansen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Adolesc Health 42:128-36. 2008
    ..To contribute to a further exploration of the association of psychosocial well-being with overweight and weight perception among young Dutch adolescents...
  20. ncbi request reprint School-based internet-tailored fruit and vegetable education combined with brief counselling increases children's awareness of intake levels
    Resiti T Mangunkusumo
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 10:273-9. 2007
    ..This study applied Internet-tailored advice for schoolchildren and Internet-supported brief dietary counselling (with child and parent) within preventive health care to promote fruit/vegetable intake...
  21. ncbi request reprint Environmental correlates of physical activity in youth - a review and update
    I Ferreira
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 8:129-54. 2007
    ..Further research should aim at longitudinal and intervention studies, and use more objective measures of PA and its potential (environmental) determinants...
  22. ncbi request reprint The evaluation of a mass media campaign aimed at weight gain prevention among young Dutch adults
    Birgitte Wammes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Room AE124, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2780-9. 2007
    ..The campaign was aimed primarily at raising awareness of the importance of weight-gain prevention and bringing these issues to the attention of the Dutch public...
  23. ncbi request reprint Feedback strategies to raise awareness of personal dietary intake: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Anke Oenema
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 36:429-39. 2003
    ..Feedback is a strategy that can be used to influence awareness of dietary habits. Feedback was applied in an interactive computer-tailored intervention and in printed self-test forms...
  24. doi request reprint MP3 players and hearing loss: adolescents' perceptions of loud music and hearing conservation
    Ineke Vogel
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr 152:400-4. 2008
    ..To explore adolescents' behaviors and opinions about exposure to loud music from MP3 players...
  25. ncbi request reprint Parent and child reports of fruit and vegetable intakes and related family environmental factors show low levels of agreement
    N I Tak
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hum Nutr Diet 19:275-85. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine the level of agreement between child and parent reports of 9- to 10-year-old children's consumption of fruit and vegetables and potential family-environmental determinants...
  26. ncbi request reprint Differences in measured and self-reported height and weight in Dutch adolescents
    W Jansen
    Municipal Health Service for Rotterdam Area, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Nutr Metab 50:339-46. 2006
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Socioeconomic position at different stages of the life course and its influence on body weight and weight gain in adulthood: a longitudinal study with 13-year follow-up
    Katrina Giskes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1377-81. 2008
    ..Importantly, these etiologically relevant periods differ for men and women, suggesting gender-specific pathways to socioeconomic inequalities in body weight in adulthood...
  28. doi request reprint A systematic review of the evidence regarding efficacy of obesity prevention interventions among adults
    V E P P Lemmens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 9:446-55. 2008
    ..More research is urgently needed to extend the body of evidence...
  29. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities in food purchasing: the contribution of respondent-perceived and actual (objectively measured) price and availability of foods
    K Giskes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 45:41-8. 2007
    ..The price and availability of foods are thought to be important mediating factors between socioeconomic position and food purchasing...
  30. doi request reprint A systematic review of studies on socioeconomic inequalities in dietary intakes associated with weight gain and overweight/obesity conducted among European adults
    K Giskes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The
    Obes Rev 11:413-29. 2010
    ..However, there is only consistent evidence that fruit and vegetables may make an important contribution to inequalities in weight status across European regions...
  31. ncbi request reprint Determinants of fruit and vegetable consumption among 6-12-year-old children and effective interventions to increase consumption
    L Blanchette
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hum Nutr Diet 18:431-43. 2005
    ..To review the current literature about potential determinants of fruit and vegetable intakes and effective intervention strategies to increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables among 6-12-year-old children...
  32. ncbi request reprint Using epidemiological models to estimate the health effects of diet behaviour change: the example of tailored fruit and vegetable promotion
    J Lennert Veerman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 9:415-20. 2006
    ..To explore the use of epidemiological modelling for the estimation of health effects of behaviour change interventions, using the example of computer-tailored nutrition education aimed at fruit and vegetable consumption in The Netherlands...
  33. ncbi request reprint Feasibility, acceptability, and quality of Internet-administered adolescent health promotion in a preventive-care setting
    Rt Mangunkusumo
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 22:1-13. 2007
    ..05). Thus, the Internet can be a valuable tool to support physicians/nurses in the field of preventive care. It is recommended to further optimize and evaluate the Internet as a tool...
  34. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of environmental correlates of obesity-related dietary behaviors in youth
    Klazine van der Horst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 22:203-26. 2007
    ..More studies examining environmental factors using longitudinal study designs and validated measures are needed for solid evidence to inform interventions...
  35. pmc Assessing psychosocial correlates of parental safety behaviour using Protection Motivation Theory: stair gate presence and use among parents of toddlers
    T M J Beirens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 23:723-31. 2008
    ..Programmes promoting the presence and adequate use of stair gates should address the family situation, personal cognitive factors as well as social factors...
  36. ncbi request reprint Neighbourhood inequalities in physical inactivity: the role of neighbourhood attractiveness, proximity to local facilities and safety in the Netherlands
    F J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, Erasmus University, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 60:763-75. 2005
    ..The direction of neighbourhood inequalities differs for aspects of physical inactivity. Neighbourhood characteristics are related to physical inactivity and contribute to neighbourhood socioeconomic inequalities in physical inactivity...
  37. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of associations between environmental factors, energy and fat intakes among adults: is there evidence for environments that encourage obesogenic dietary intakes?
    Katrina Giskes
    School of Public Health and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 10:1005-17. 2007
    ..To review the literature examining associations between environmental factors, energy and fat intakes among adults, and to identify issues for future research...
  38. doi request reprint Why do poor people perceive poor neighbourhoods? The role of objective neighbourhood features and psychosocial factors
    Carlijn B M Kamphuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Health Place 16:744-54. 2010
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Tracking of fruit and vegetable consumption from adolescence into adulthood and its longitudinal association with overweight
    Saskia J te Velde
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Room AE 130, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 98:431-8. 2007
    ..No evidence was found for promoting fruit intake as a means of weight maintenance...
  40. pmc Comparison of use and appreciation of a print-delivered versus CD-ROM-delivered, computer-tailored intervention targeting saturated fat intake: randomized controlled trial
    Willemieke Kroeze
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Department of Public Health, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 10:e12. 2008
    ..This may especially be the case for women, older people, and people of lower socioeconomic status. Knowledge about differences in use and appreciation could help in choosing the appropriate delivery mode for a particular target audience...
  41. doi request reprint The efficacy of Web-based and print-delivered computer-tailored interventions to reduce fat intake: results of a randomized, controlled trial
    Willemieke Kroeze
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nutr Educ Behav 40:226-36. 2008
    ..To test and compare the efficacy of interactive- and print-delivered computer-tailored nutrition education targeting saturated fat intake reduction...
  42. doi request reprint The impact of an education program on hand hygiene compliance and nosocomial infection incidence in an urban neonatal intensive care unit: an intervention study with before and after comparison
    Onno K Helder
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Erasmus MC Sophia Children s Hospital, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:1245-52. 2010
    ..Appropriate hand hygiene is singled out as the most important measure in preventing these infections. However, hand hygiene compliance among healthcare professionals remains low despite the well-known effect on infection reduction...
  43. ncbi request reprint Short-term efficacy of a web-based computer-tailored nutrition intervention: main effects and mediators
    Anke Oenema
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Behav Med 29:54-63. 2005
    ..Perceived personal relevance, individualization, and interestingness of the information were tested as mediators of the effects of the tailored intervention...
  44. doi request reprint The school food environment associations with adolescent soft drink and snack consumption
    Klazine van der Horst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 35:217-23. 2008
    ..However, research exploring the associations between school environments and specific eating behaviors is sparse...
  45. ncbi request reprint Presence and use of stair gates in homes with toddlers (11-18 months old)
    Tinneke M J Beirens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Accid Anal Prev 39:964-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess demographic correlates of the presence and use of stair gates in homes with toddlers...
  46. doi request reprint Discotheques and the risk of hearing loss among youth: risky listening behavior and its psychosocial correlates
    Ineke Vogel
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 25:737-47. 2010
    ..Voluntary behavior change among adolescents might be difficult to achieve, because visiting discotheques seems to be strongly linked to current adolescent lifestyle...
  47. pmc The ENDORSE study: research into environmental determinants of obesity related behaviors in Rotterdam schoolchildren
    Klazine van der Horst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:142. 2008
    ....
  48. pmc An exploration of factors related to dissemination of and exposure to internet-delivered behavior change interventions aimed at adults: a Delphi study approach
    Wendy Brouwer
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 10:e10. 2008
    ..Insight into factors that determine use of and exposure to these Internet interventions is important to be able to increase the reach and improve exposure...
  49. ncbi request reprint Associations of social-environmental and individual-level factors with adolescent soft drink consumption: results from the SMILE study
    Gert Jan de Bruijn
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, University of Maastricht, PO Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 22:227-37. 2007
    ..The direct effects of practices and personality are noteworthy from a theoretical perspective. Implications for obesity prevention interventions are discussed...
  50. doi request reprint Efficacy and use of an internet-delivered computer-tailored lifestyle intervention, targeting saturated fat intake, physical activity and smoking cessation: a randomized controlled trial
    Anke Oenema
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Behav Med 35:125-35. 2008
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Exploring the occurrence and nature of comparison of one's own perceived dietary fat intake to that of self-selected others
    Anke Oenema
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Appetite 41:259-64. 2003
    ..Comparison targets were perceived to eat small, as well as large or average amounts of fat, which may indicate that people use positive as well as negative role models for making interpersonal comparisons in terms of dietary fat intake...
  52. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status, environmental and individual factors, and sports participation
    Carlijn Barbara Maria Kamphuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:71-81. 2008
    ..To examine the contribution of neighborhood, household, and individual factors to socioeconomic inequalities in sports participation in a multilevel design...
  53. pmc Systematic Development of the YouRAction program, a computer-tailored physical activity promotion intervention for Dutch adolescents, targeting personal motivations and environmental opportunities
    Richard G Prins
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:474. 2010
    ..The present paper describes the systematic development of a theory-based computer-tailored intervention, YouRAction, which targets individual and environmental factors determining PA among adolescents...
  54. ncbi request reprint Examining the minimal required elements of a computer-tailored intervention aimed at dietary fat reduction: results of a randomized controlled dismantling study
    Willemieke Kroeze
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 23:880-91. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the combination of personal, normative and action feedback is required for inducing change in fat intake and improving awareness of fat intake...
  55. pmc Design and evaluation protocol of "FATaintPHAT", a computer-tailored intervention to prevent excessive weight gain in adolescents
    Nicole P M Ezendam
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:324. 2007
    ....
  56. pmc Estimating adolescent risk for hearing loss based on data from a large school-based survey
    Ineke Vogel
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Public Health 100:1095-100. 2010
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Availability of sports facilities as moderator of the intention-sports participation relationship among adolescents
    Richard G Prins
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 25:489-97. 2010
    ..The results of this study indicate that the intention-sports participation association appears to be stronger when more facilities are available...
  58. ncbi request reprint Young people's exposure to loud music: a summary of the literature
    Ineke Vogel
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 33:124-33. 2007
    ....
  59. pmc A school-based intervention to reduce overweight and inactivity in children aged 6-12 years: study design of a randomized controlled trial
    Wilma Jansen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:257. 2008
    ..A school based intervention was developed aiming at the reduction of overweight and inactivity in these children by addressing both behavioural and environmental determinants...
  60. doi request reprint Adolescents and MP3 players: too many risks, too few precautions
    Ineke Vogel
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Pediatrics 123:e953-8. 2009
    ..The goal was to assess risky and protective listening behaviors of adolescent users of MP3 players and the association of these behaviors with demographic characteristics and frequency of use...
  61. pmc Feasibility, reliability, and validity of adolescent health status measurement by the Child Health Questionnaire Child Form (CHQ-CF): internet administration compared with the standard paper version
    Hein Raat
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 16:675-85. 2007
    ..e., an online, web-based CHQ-CF questionnaire...
  62. ncbi request reprint Perceived parenting style and practices and the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages by adolescents
    Klazine van der Horst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, PO Box 1738, NL 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 22:295-304. 2007
    ..Interventions aimed at the promotion of healthy parenting practices will improve when they are tailored to the general parenting style of the participants...
  63. ncbi request reprint Do the transtheoretical processes of change predict transitions in stages of change for fruit intake?
    Emely De Vet
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Behav 35:603-18. 2008
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint The impact of a national mass media campaign in The Netherlands on the prevention of weight gain
    Birgitte Wammes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 8:1250-7. 2005
    ..A 5-year nationwide mass media campaign aimed at prevention of overweight was organised from 2002 onwards. The present study evaluates the first campaign, which was aimed primarily at increasing awareness of weight gain...
  65. ncbi request reprint A multilevel study of socio-economic inequalities in food choice behaviour and dietary intake among the Dutch population: the GLOBE study
    Katrina Giskes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 9:75-83. 2006
    ..To examine the influence of individual- and area-level socio-economic characteristics on food choice behaviour and dietary intake...
  66. ncbi request reprint Unsafe storage of poisons in homes with toddlers
    Tinneke M J Beirens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Accid Anal Prev 38:772-6. 2006
    ..The objective of this project was to assess the current nature and level of preventive actions that parents take to avoid unintentional poisoning among toddlers (11-18 months old)...
  67. ncbi request reprint Perceived environmental determinants of physical activity and fruit and vegetable consumption among high and low socioeconomic groups in the Netherlands
    Carlijn B M Kamphuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Place 13:493-503. 2007
    ..Possible pathways between socioeconomic status, environmental factors and health behaviours are represented in a framework, and they should be investigated further in longitudinal research...
  68. doi request reprint Strategies for the prevention of MP3-induced hearing loss among adolescents: expert opinions from a Delphi study
    Ineke Vogel
    Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Public Health, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Pediatrics 123:1257-62. 2009
    ..To identify parties involved in the prevention of MP3-induced hearing loss among adolescents and potentially effective prevention strategies and interventions...
  69. ncbi request reprint Correlates of fruit and vegetable consumption among 11-year-old Belgian-Flemish and Dutch schoolchildren
    Marianne Wind
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nutr Educ Behav 38:211-21. 2006
    ..To determine factors associated with the consumption of fruit and vegetables among 11-year-old schoolchildren in Belgium-Flanders and the Netherlands...
  70. pmc Objective and perceived availability of physical activity opportunities: differences in associations with physical activity behavior among urban adolescents
    Richard G Prins
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:70. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  71. ncbi request reprint Environmental determinants of fruit and vegetable consumption among adults: a systematic review
    Carlijn B M Kamphuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 96:620-35. 2006
    ..For all other environmental factors, more replicated studies are required to examine their influence on FV intake...
  72. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of randomized trials on the effectiveness of computer-tailored education on physical activity and dietary behaviors
    Willemieke Kroeze
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Behav Med 31:205-23. 2006
    ..Although computer-tailored promotion of dietary change and physical activity has been identified as a promising intervention strategy, there is a need for a more systematic evaluation of the evidence...
  73. doi request reprint Cognitive and home environmental predictors of change in sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among adolescents
    Nicole P M Ezendam
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 103:768-74. 2010
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint A qualitative exploration of determinants of fruit and vegetable intake among 10- and 11-year-old schoolchildren in the low countries
    Marianne Wind
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Nutr Metab 49:228-35. 2005
    ....
  75. doi request reprint Characteristics of visitors and revisitors to an Internet-delivered computer-tailored lifestyle intervention implemented for use by the general public
    Wendy Brouwer
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 25:585-95. 2010
    ..e. men, older and lower educated persons...
  76. ncbi request reprint Music venues and hearing loss: Opportunities for and barriers to improving environmental conditions
    Ineke Vogel
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Audiol 48:531-6. 2009
    ..Evidence-based guidelines and safety standards for leisure-time noise exposure should therefore be developed...
  77. ncbi request reprint The 'balance intervention' for promoting caloric compensatory behaviours in response to overeating: a formative evaluation
    Birgitte Wammes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam 3000 DR, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 21:527-37. 2006
    ..The results indicate that the intervention materials have potential for increasing people's attitudes, motivation and self-reported behaviour actions, with a possible negative side-effect on perceived behavioural control...
  78. pmc Smokers living in deprived areas are less likely to quit: a longitudinal follow-up
    Katrina Giskes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Tob Control 15:485-8. 2006
    ....
  79. doi request reprint Sources of information and health beliefs related to SARS and avian influenza among Chinese communities in the United Kingdom and The Netherlands, compared to the general population in these countries
    Helene A C M Voeten
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Med 16:49-57. 2009
    ..To engage them in precautionary actions, it is important to know their information sources, knowledge, and health beliefs...
  80. ncbi request reprint Comparing stage of change and behavioral intention to understand fruit intake
    Emely De Vet
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 22:599-608. 2007
    ..We conclude that pre-action stages of change for fruit are not different from a mere categorization of a continuous intention measure...
  81. doi request reprint A qualitative exploration of reasons for poor hand hygiene among hospital workers: lack of positive role models and of convincing evidence that hand hygiene prevents cross-infection
    V Erasmus
    Department of Public Health, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:415-9. 2009
    ..To study potential determinants of hand hygiene compliance among healthcare workers in the hospital setting...
  82. doi request reprint Prevention of adolescents' music-induced hearing loss due to discotheque attendance: a Delphi study
    I Vogel
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 24:1043-50. 2009
    ..Effective prevention strategies to avoid music-induced hearing loss among adolescents due to discotheque attendance need to be taken primarily by discotheque owners and disk jockeys...
  83. ncbi request reprint Is personality related to fruit and vegetable intake and physical activity in adolescents?
    Gert Jan de Bruijn
    Department of Health Education ealth Promotion, University of Maastricht, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 20:635-44. 2005
    ..Future research should explore possible mediators between personality and health behavior in adolescents...
  84. ncbi request reprint Habit strength of physical activity and sedentary behavior among children and adolescents
    Stef P J Kremers
    Dept of Health Education and Health Promotion, Universiteit Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 20:5-14; discussion 14-7. 2008
    ..The study provides early evidence to support the concept of habit as being important in dealing with physical activity in children...
  85. doi request reprint Saturated fat consumption and the Theory of Planned Behaviour: exploring additive and interactive effects of habit strength
    Gert Jan de Bruijn
    Department of Communication Science, Amsterdam School of Communications Research ASCoR, Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Appetite 51:318-23. 2008
    ..07) of habit strength. Higher habit strength may thus make limiting fat intake a non-intentional behaviour. Implications for information and motivation-based interventions are discussed...
  86. doi request reprint Predictors of stage transitions in the precaution adoption process model
    Emely De Vet
    Institute of Health Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Health Promot 22:282-90. 2008
    ..DesigN: A cohort completed three electronic questionnaires, at baseline (time 0), 35 days later (time 1), and another 32 days later (time 2)...
  87. doi request reprint Taste preferences, liking and other factors related to fruit and vegetable intakes among schoolchildren: results from observational studies
    Johannes Brug
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 99:S7-S14. 2008
    ..Study 2 shows that taste preferences were the strongest mediator of gender differences in FV intakes among children; the fact that girls eat more could for a large extend be explained by there stronger taste preferences...
  88. ncbi request reprint Excuses to continue smoking: the role of disengagement beliefs in smoking cessation
    Marloes Kleinjan
    Addiction Research Institute IVO, Heemraadssingel 194, 3021 BD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Addict Behav 31:2223-37. 2006
    ..The association of disengagement beliefs with forward transition through the transtheoretical stages of change and self-reported quitting were examined, with and without adjusting for processes of change...
  89. ncbi request reprint Cognitive determinants of energy balance-related behaviours: measurement issues
    Stef P J Kremers
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Sports Med 35:923-33. 2005
    ..Finally, we argue that the traditional paper-and-pencil survey is still the most reliable and practical data collection method. However, pilot studies applying computerised adaptive methods to determinants of EBRBs are encouraged...
  90. ncbi request reprint The pro children intervention: applying the intervention mapping protocol to develop a school-based fruit and vegetable promotion programme
    Carmen Perez-Rodrigo
    Community Nutrition Unit, Department of Public Health, Bilbao, Spain
    Ann Nutr Metab 49:267-77. 2005
    ..This paper describes the application of the Intervention Mapping (IM) protocol to develop the Pro Children intervention to promote consumption of fruit and vegetable among 10- to 13-year-old schoolchildren...
  91. ncbi request reprint Personal, social and environmental factors regarding fruit and vegetable intake among schoolchildren in nine European countries
    Camilla Sandvik
    Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Ann Nutr Metab 49:255-66. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess personal, social and environmental factors regarding fruit and vegetable intake among 11- to 12-year-old children in Europe...
  92. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake of mothers of 11-year-old children in nine European countries: The Pro Children Cross-sectional Survey
    Alexandra Wolf
    Institute for Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Ann Nutr Metab 49:246-54. 2005
    ..To describe and compare fruit and vegetable intakes of mothers of 11-year-old children across Europe...
  93. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake in a sample of 11-year-old children in 9 European countries: The Pro Children Cross-sectional Survey
    Agneta Yngve
    Department of Biosciences, Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Nutr Metab 49:236-45. 2005
    ..Within the Pro Children Project, such an instrument has been developed. This paper describes the cross-sectional survey in 11-year-olds in 9 countries...
  94. ncbi request reprint Promoting fruit and vegetable consumption among European schoolchildren: rationale, conceptualization and design of the pro children project
    Knut Inge Klepp
    Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Ann Nutr Metab 49:212-20. 2005
    ..In this paper, the rationale, theoretical background, overall design and implementation of the project is presented...
  95. ncbi request reprint Determinants of adolescent bicycle use for transportation and snacking behavior
    Gert Jan de Bruijn
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, University of Maastricht, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 40:658-67. 2005
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of sequential or simultaneous interactive computer-tailored interventions for increasing physical activity and decreasing fat intake
    Corneel Vandelanotte
    Ghent University, Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Watersportlaan
    Ann Behav Med 29:138-46. 2005
    ..Furthermore, it is unknown whether they should be executed sequentially or simultaneously...
  97. ncbi request reprint Determinants of forward stage transition from precontemplation and contemplation for fruit consumption
    Emely De Vet
    Department of Health Education and Promotion at the Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Health Promot 19:278-85. 2005
    ..To examine associations between decisional balance, self-efficacy, fruit intake, and stage of change transition from precontemplation and contemplation with cross-sectional and longitudinal methods...
  98. ncbi request reprint How stable are stages of change for nutrition behaviors in the Netherlands?
    Jascha De Nooijer
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, Universiteit Maastricht, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Promot Int 20:27-32. 2005
    ..Further research is needed to assess 'spontaneous' stage-transitions in shorter time intervals...
  99. ncbi request reprint The Transtheoretical Model and stages of change: a critique: observations by five commentators on the paper by Adams, J. and White, M. (2004) why don't stage-based activity promotion interventions work?
    Johannes Brug
    Health Educ Res 20:244-58. 2005
  100. ncbi request reprint Acceptability and feasibility of an interactive computer-tailored fat intake intervention in Belgium
    Corneel Vandelanotte
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    Health Promot Int 19:463-70. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the computer-tailored intervention is an acceptable and feasible tool for reducing fat intake in a general population in Belgium...
  101. ncbi request reprint Determinants of forward stage transitions: a Delphi study
    Emely De Vet
    Department of Health Education romotion, Universiteit Maastricht, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 20:195-205. 2005
    ..The Delphi study identified hypotheses worthy of further examination in longitudinal observational and experimental studies...