Saskia J te Velde

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Affiliation: VU University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Parents and friends both matter: simultaneous and interactive influences of parents and friends on European schoolchildren's energy balance-related behaviours - the ENERGY cross-sectional study
    Saskia J te Velde
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, P, O, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:82. 2014
  2. pmc Direct and indirect associations between the family physical activity environment and sports participation among 10-12 year-old European children: testing the EnRG framework in the ENERGY project
    Anna F Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research C PAN, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:15. 2013
  3. pmc Micro-level economic factors and incentives in Children's energy balance related behaviours - findings from the ENERGY European cross-section questionnaire survey
    Jørgen Dejgård Jensen
    Institute of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:136. 2012
  4. pmc The neighborhood social environment and body mass index among youth: a mediation analysis
    Jenny Veitch
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:31. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Energy balance-related behaviours associated with overweight and obesity in preschool children: a systematic review of prospective studies
    S J te Velde
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 13:56-74. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Modeling the long term health outcomes and cost-effectiveness of two interventions promoting fruit and vegetable intake among schoolchildren
    Saskia J te Velde
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Econ Hum Biol 9:14-22. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of a comprehensive fruit- and vegetable-promoting school-based intervention in three European countries: the Pro Children Study
    S J te Velde
    Room D439, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 99:893-903. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Parental and home influences on adolescents' TV viewing: a mediation analysis
    Saskia J te Velde
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e364-72. 2011
  9. pmc Mothers' involvement in a school-based fruit and vegetable promotion intervention is associated with increased fruit and vegetable intakes--the Pro Children study
    Saskia J te Velde
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:48. 2008
  10. pmc Parental education associations with children's body composition: mediation effects of energy balance-related behaviors within the ENERGY-project
    Juan M Fernández-Alvira
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:80. 2013

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Parents and friends both matter: simultaneous and interactive influences of parents and friends on European schoolchildren's energy balance-related behaviours - the ENERGY cross-sectional study
    Saskia J te Velde
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, P, O, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:82. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Direct and indirect associations between the family physical activity environment and sports participation among 10-12 year-old European children: testing the EnRG framework in the ENERGY project
    Anna F Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research C PAN, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:15. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether attitude, perceived behavioural control, health belief and enjoyment mediate associations between the family environment and 10-12 year-old children's sports participation...
  3. pmc Micro-level economic factors and incentives in Children's energy balance related behaviours - findings from the ENERGY European cross-section questionnaire survey
    Jørgen Dejgård Jensen
    Institute of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:136. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc The neighborhood social environment and body mass index among youth: a mediation analysis
    Jenny Veitch
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:31. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Energy balance-related behaviours associated with overweight and obesity in preschool children: a systematic review of prospective studies
    S J te Velde
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 13:56-74. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Modeling the long term health outcomes and cost-effectiveness of two interventions promoting fruit and vegetable intake among schoolchildren
    Saskia J te Velde
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Econ Hum Biol 9:14-22. 2011
    ..Extensive sensitivity analyses showed that the conclusions were sensitive to the discount rate and the proportion of effects that remains lifelong...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of a comprehensive fruit- and vegetable-promoting school-based intervention in three European countries: the Pro Children Study
    S J te Velde
    Room D439, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 99:893-903. 2008
    ..Further strategies need to be developed that can improve implementation, have an impact on vegetable intake and can secure sustained effects...
  8. doi request reprint Parental and home influences on adolescents' TV viewing: a mediation analysis
    Saskia J te Velde
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e364-72. 2011
    ..To explore the association between home environmental variables and television (TV) time, and the mediating pathways underlying this association...
  9. pmc Mothers' involvement in a school-based fruit and vegetable promotion intervention is associated with increased fruit and vegetable intakes--the Pro Children study
    Saskia J te Velde
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:48. 2008
    ..Furthermore, associations between level of involvement in the project and improvement in the mothers' intake levels were assessed...
  10. pmc Parental education associations with children's body composition: mediation effects of energy balance-related behaviors within the ENERGY-project
    Juan M Fernández-Alvira
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:80. 2013
    ..The objective of this paper was to assess the possible mediation role of energy balance-related behaviors in the association between parental education and children's body composition...
  11. pmc For whom and under what circumstances do school-based energy balance behavior interventions work? Systematic review on moderators
    Mine Yildirim
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e46-57. 2011
    ..Consequently, there is lack of insight into what interventions work for whom. Future studies should apply stronger methodology to test moderating effects of important potential target group segmentations...
  12. pmc Differences in weight status and energy-balance related behaviors among schoolchildren across Europe: the ENERGY-project
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e34742. 2012
    ..Current data on the prevalence of overweight and energy-balance behaviors among European children is necessary to inform overweight prevention interventions...
  13. pmc Evidence-based development of school-based and family-involved prevention of overweight across Europe: the ENERGY-project's design and conceptual framework
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:276. 2010
    ..Schools are an important setting for health promotion in this age group, but school-based interventions mostly fail to target and involve the family environment...
  14. doi request reprint Associations between neighbourhood and household environmental variables and fruit consumption: exploration of mediation by individual cognitions and habit strength in the GLOBE study
    Nannah I Tak
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 16:505-14. 2013
    ....
  15. pmc EuropeaN Energy balance Research to prevent excessive weight Gain among Youth (ENERGY) project: Design and methodology of the ENERGY cross-sectional survey
    Maartje M van Stralen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:65. 2011
    ..This paper describes the design, methodology and protocol of the survey...
  16. 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...
  17. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on individual differences in sleep duration during adolescence
    Saskia J te Velde
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:1015-25. 2013
    ....
  18. pmc Differences in fruit and vegetable intake and their determinants among 11-year-old schoolchildren between 2003 and 2009
    Claudia Fischer
    The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:141. 2011
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Birthweight and arterial stiffness and blood pressure in adulthood--results from the Amsterdam Growth and Health Longitudinal Study
    Saskia J te Velde
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 33:154-61. 2004
    ..Increased arterial stiffness may be an underlying mechanism for this phenomenon. This study investigated whether birthweight was related to blood pressure and local and regional arterial stiffness...
  20. pmc Mediators of the effect of the JUMP-in intervention on physical activity and sedentary behavior in Dutch primary schoolchildren from disadvantaged neighborhoods
    Maartje M van Stralen
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:131. 2012
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Measured sedentary time and physical activity during the school day of European 10- to 12-year-old children: the ENERGY project
    Maartje M van Stralen
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Sci Med Sport 17:201-6. 2014
    ..This study aims to describe the time devoted to sedentary and physical activities at school in five European countries and to examine differences according to country, sex, ethnicity, parental education and weight status...
  22. pmc Differences in beliefs and home environments regarding energy balance behaviors according to parental education and ethnicity among schoolchildren in Europe: the ENERGY cross sectional study
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, P, O, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, BT 1081, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 14:610. 2014
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in 1-year follow-up effect of the Dutch Schoolgruiten Project - promoting fruit and vegetable consumption among primary-school children
    Nannah I Tak
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boerchorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 10:1497-507. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effect of a primary school-based intervention providing free fruit and vegetables (F&V), separately for children of Dutch and of non-Western ethnicity...
  24. ncbi request reprint A birth-weight questionnaire indicated that life style modifies the birth weight and metabolic syndrome relationship at age 36
    Saskia J te Velde
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1172-9. 2005
    ..Investigating the relationship between birth weight and the metabolic syndrome and the modifying effects of lifestyle in adults (36.5 years)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of the Dutch Schoolgruiten Project--promoting fruit and vegetable consumption among primary-school children
    Nannah I Tak
    EMGO Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Centre, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 12:1213-23. 2009
    ..In addition, we assessed whether children's appreciation of the project mediated these intervention effects...
  26. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and musculoskeletal health in 36-year-old men and women: results from the Amsterdam Growth and Health Longitudinal Study
    Saskia J te Velde
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Officia 1, De Boelelaan 7, 1083 HJ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoporos Int 15:382-8. 2004
    ..Furthermore, FFM was not identified as a link between birth weight and musculoskeletal health...
  27. pmc Study protocol of physical activity and sedentary behaviour measurement among schoolchildren by accelerometry--cross-sectional survey as part of the ENERGY-project
    Mine Yildirim
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:182. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the best evidence for the decisions on data collection and data processing with accelerometers among children resulting in a standardized protocol for use in the participating countries...
  28. doi request reprint Mediators of longitudinal changes in measures of adiposity in teenagers using parallel process latent growth modeling
    Mine Yιldιrιm
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:2387-95. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate mediating effects of energy balance-related behaviors on measures of adiposity in the Dutch Obesity Intervention in Teenagers-study (DOiT)...
  29. doi request reprint Evaluation of nationwide health promotion campaigns in The Netherlands: an exploration of practices, wishes and opportunities
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Promot Int 26:244-54. 2011
    ..Next to additional budget and a longer-term planning, input from external experts regarding evaluation research designs are needed for evaluation improvement...
  30. doi request reprint What helps children to move more at school recess and lunchtime? Mid-intervention results from Transform-Us! cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Mine Yildirim
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 48:271-7. 2014
    ..To investigate the interpersonal and physical environment mediators of the Transform-Us! mid-intervention effects on physical activity (PA) during recess and lunchtime...
  31. pmc Can ethnic background differences in children's body composition be explained by differences in energy balance-related behaviors? A mediation analysis within the energy-project
    Juan Miguel Fernández-Alvira
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e71848. 2013
    ..However, differences between countries have been reported...
  32. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on individual differences in sedentary behavior during adolescence: a twin-family study
    Niels van der Aa
    EMGO Institute for Health and CareResearch VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:509-14. 2012
    ..To investigate the degree to which genetic and environmental influences affect individual differences in sedentary behavior throughout adolescence...
  33. ncbi request reprint Birth weight, adult body composition, and subcutaneous fat distribution
    Saskia J te Velde
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Amsterdam Growth and Health Research Group, Department of Social Medicine, Centre for Physical Activity, Work and Health, TNO VU, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Res 11:202-8. 2003
    ..To investigate if birth weight is related to both body mass index (BMI) and distribution of subcutaneous fat at adult age...
  34. pmc Are positive changes in potential determinants associated with increased fruit and vegetable intakes among primary schoolchildren? Results of two intervention studies in the Netherlands: the Schoolgruiten Project and the Pro Children Study
    Nannah I Tak
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:21. 2008
    ..Data were used from two intervention studies in the Netherlands: the Schoolgruiten Project and the Pro Children Study...