T L Visscher

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The public health impact of obesity
    T L Visscher
    Department of Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Annu Rev Public Health 22:355-75. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of body mass index, waist-hip ratio and waist circumference as predictors of all-cause mortality among the elderly: the Rotterdam study
    T L Visscher
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus University Medical School, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1730-5. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term and recent time trends in the prevalence of obesity among Dutch men and women
    T L S Visscher
    Department of Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:1218-24. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Body weight and weight change and their health implications for the elderly
    J C Seidell
    Department of Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 54:S33-9. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity in the mortality rate data: current evidence and research issues
    J C Seidell
    Department of Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 31:S597-601. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity in the Netherlands
    D F Schokker
    Institute of Health Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 8:101-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Time trends (1993-1997) and seasonal variation in body mass index and waist circumference in the Netherlands
    T L S Visscher
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1309-16. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint [Nutrition and health--obesity]
    J C Seidell
    Vrije Universiteit, Faculteit Aard en Levenswetenschappen, afd Voeding en Gezondheid, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:281-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Netherlands research programme weight gain prevention (NHF-NRG): rationale, objectives and strategies
    S P J Kremers
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:498-507. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The prevention of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents: a review of interventions and programmes
    C M Doak
    Institute of Health Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 7:111-36. 2006

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint The public health impact of obesity
    T L Visscher
    Department of Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Annu Rev Public Health 22:355-75. 2001
    ..Obesity prevention programs should be high on the scientific and political agenda in both industrialized and industrializing countries...
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of body mass index, waist-hip ratio and waist circumference as predictors of all-cause mortality among the elderly: the Rotterdam study
    T L Visscher
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus University Medical School, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1730-5. 2001
    ..To compare body mass index (BMI), waist-hip ratio (WHR) and waist circumference as predictors of all-cause mortality among the elderly...
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term and recent time trends in the prevalence of obesity among Dutch men and women
    T L S Visscher
    Department of Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:1218-24. 2002
    ..To describe long-term and recent time trends in the prevalence of obesity by age and educational level...
  4. ncbi request reprint Body weight and weight change and their health implications for the elderly
    J C Seidell
    Department of Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 54:S33-9. 2000
    ..Low lean body mass is probably better reflected by low BMI, whereas increased (abdominal) fatness is better reflected by increased waist circumference...
  5. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity in the mortality rate data: current evidence and research issues
    J C Seidell
    Department of Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 31:S597-601. 1999
    ..The relation between indicators of overweight (body mass index (BMI)) and all-cause mortality and factors that potentially affect such a relationship were reviewed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity in the Netherlands
    D F Schokker
    Institute of Health Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 8:101-8. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Time trends (1993-1997) and seasonal variation in body mass index and waist circumference in the Netherlands
    T L S Visscher
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1309-16. 2004
    ..To compare the time trend and seasonal variation in body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Nutrition and health--obesity]
    J C Seidell
    Vrije Universiteit, Faculteit Aard en Levenswetenschappen, afd Voeding en Gezondheid, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:281-6. 2003
    ..Physical activity is an essential component of a weight loss strategy. Moderate sustained weight loss is associated with a strong reduction in the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in people with impaired glucose tolerance...
  9. ncbi request reprint Netherlands research programme weight gain prevention (NHF-NRG): rationale, objectives and strategies
    S P J Kremers
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:498-507. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The prevention of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents: a review of interventions and programmes
    C M Doak
    Institute of Health Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 7:111-36. 2006
    ..Because few studies report on underweight prevalence, this review recommends giving more attention to preventing adverse outcomes by reporting the intervention impact on the frequency distribution for both BMI and adiposity measures...
  11. ncbi request reprint The NHF-NRG In Balance-project: the application of Intervention Mapping in the development, implementation and evaluation of weight gain prevention at the worksite
    L Kwak
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 8:347-61. 2007
    ..A quasi-experimental pre-test-multiple post-test control group design was applied in 12 worksites (>500 employees)...