Nathalie Michels

Summary

Affiliation: Ghent University
Location: Ghent, Belgium
URL: https://biblio.ugent.be/person/002004451850
Summary:
Obesity, Bodpod, Stress, Cortisol, Heart rate variability, Sleep, Children, Public Health, Breastfeeding, Nutrition

Publications

  1. ncbi Belgian primary school children's hydration status at school and its personal determinants
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 4K3, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Nutr . 2015
  2. doi Psychosocial Quality-of-Life, Lifestyle and Adiposity: A Longitudinal Study in Pre-schoolers (Ballabeina Study)
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 4K3, Ghent, B 9000, Belgium
    Int J Behav Med 23:383-92. 2016
  3. pmc Ready-to-eat cereals improve nutrient, milk and fruit intake at breakfast in European adolescents
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Hospital, Ghent University, 4K3, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Nutr 55:771-9. 2016
  4. pmc European adolescent ready-to-eat-cereal (RTEC) consumers have a healthier dietary intake and body composition compared with non-RTEC consumers
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185 4K3, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Nutr 54:653-64. 2015
  5. doi Children's heart rate variability as stress indicator: association with reported stress and cortisol
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Biol Psychol 94:433-40. 2013
  6. pmc Children's Body composition and Stress - the ChiBS study: aims, design, methods, population and participation characteristics
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Arch Public Health 70:17. 2012
  7. doi Relation between salivary cortisol as stress biomarker and dietary pattern in children
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:1512-20. 2013
  8. doi Caucasian children's fat mass: routine anthropometry v. air-displacement plethysmography
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 109:1528-37. 2013
  9. doi Determinants and reference values of short-term heart rate variability in children
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Appl Physiol 113:1477-88. 2013
  10. doi Stress, emotional eating behaviour and dietary patterns in children
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 59:762-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi Belgian primary school children's hydration status at school and its personal determinants
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 4K3, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Nutr . 2015
    ..To identify subpopulations at risk, determinants of hydration were tested...
  2. doi Psychosocial Quality-of-Life, Lifestyle and Adiposity: A Longitudinal Study in Pre-schoolers (Ballabeina Study)
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 4K3, Ghent, B 9000, Belgium
    Int J Behav Med 23:383-92. 2016
    ..It was hypothesised that QOL might not impact adiposity in everybody but that this might depend on preceding lifestyle...
  3. pmc Ready-to-eat cereals improve nutrient, milk and fruit intake at breakfast in European adolescents
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Hospital, Ghent University, 4K3, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Nutr 55:771-9. 2016
    ..Recently, ready-to-eat cereals (RTEC) became more popular as a breakfast item. Our aim was to analyse the dietary characteristics of an RTEC breakfast in European adolescents and to compare them with other breakfast options...
  4. pmc European adolescent ready-to-eat-cereal (RTEC) consumers have a healthier dietary intake and body composition compared with non-RTEC consumers
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185 4K3, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Nutr 54:653-64. 2015
    ..This study aims to analyse the association of European adolescents' ready-to-eat-cereal (RTEC) consumption frequency with their dietary intake by applying the concept of diet quality index and nutritional status...
  5. doi Children's heart rate variability as stress indicator: association with reported stress and cortisol
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Biol Psychol 94:433-40. 2013
    ..Using multilevel modelling, higher cortisol levels, a larger cortisol awakening response and steeper diurnal decline were also associated with these HRV patterns of lower parasympathetic activity...
  6. pmc Children's Body composition and Stress - the ChiBS study: aims, design, methods, population and participation characteristics
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Arch Public Health 70:17. 2012
    ..In this regard, the ChiBS study (Children's Body composition and Stress) was designed at the Ghent University. Within this paper, we describe the aims, design, methods, participation and population characteristics of the ChiBS study...
  7. doi Relation between salivary cortisol as stress biomarker and dietary pattern in children
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:1512-20. 2013
    ..g. changes in cortisol pattern) that may change food selection in unhealthy ways. This study examines whether children's dietary pattern is indeed related to salivary cortisol levels...
  8. doi Caucasian children's fat mass: routine anthropometry v. air-displacement plethysmography
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 109:1528-37. 2013
    ..Nevertheless, the higher workload, cost and survey management of an immobile device like the BOD POD® remains justified...
  9. doi Determinants and reference values of short-term heart rate variability in children
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Appl Physiol 113:1477-88. 2013
    ..Future HRV studies in children should consider age, sex and physical fitness...
  10. doi Stress, emotional eating behaviour and dietary patterns in children
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 59:762-9. 2012
    ..Nevertheless, emotional eating behaviour was not observed to mediate the stress-diet relation...
  11. doi Negative life events, emotions and psychological difficulties as determinants of salivary cortisol in Belgian primary school children
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:1506-15. 2012
    ..This paper describes whether children's life events, emotions and psychological difficulties are related to their salivary cortisol patterns and whether this is different between sexes...
  12. doi Children's morning and evening salivary cortisol: pattern, instruction compliance and sampling confounders
    N Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Horm Res Paediatr 77:27-35. 2012
    ..Yet, there is no consensus on reference concentrations, awakening response, guideline compliance and contribution of sampling factors to the variation in children's salivary cortisol levels...