Maite Verloigne

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Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. pmc Individual and family environmental correlates of television and computer time in 10- to 12-year-old European children: the ENERGY-project
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 15:912. 2015
  2. pmc Exploring associations between parental and peer variables, personal variables and physical activity among adolescents: a mediation analysis
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 14:966. 2014
  3. doi Self-reported TV and computer time do not represent accelerometer-derived total sedentary time in 10 to 12-year-olds
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Public Health 23:30-2. 2013
  4. doi Family- and school-based predictors of energy balance-related behaviours in children: a 6-year longitudinal study
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 16:202-11. 2013
  5. pmc The effect of the UP4FUN pilot intervention on objectively measured sedentary time and physical activity in 10-12 year old children in Belgium: the ENERGY-project
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 12:805. 2012
  6. doi Family- and school-based correlates of energy balance-related behaviours in 10-12-year-old children: a systematic review within the ENERGY (EuropeaN Energy balance Research to prevent excessive weight Gain among Youth) project
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 15:1380-95. 2012
  7. pmc Test-retest reliability and construct validity of the ENERGY-child questionnaire on energy balance-related behaviours and their potential determinants: the ENERGY-project
    Amika S Singh
    VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Dpt, of Public and Occupational Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:136. 2011
  8. pmc Levels of physical activity and sedentary time among 10- to 12-year-old boys and girls across 5 European countries using accelerometers: an observational study within the ENERGY-project
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:34. 2012
  9. pmc Measuring physical activity-related environmental factors: reliability and predictive validity of the European environmental questionnaire ALPHA
    Heleen Spittaels
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:48. 2010
  10. 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

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  1. pmc Individual and family environmental correlates of television and computer time in 10- to 12-year-old European children: the ENERGY-project
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 15:912. 2015
    ....
  2. pmc Exploring associations between parental and peer variables, personal variables and physical activity among adolescents: a mediation analysis
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 14:966. 2014
    ..g. lack of time), external barriers (e.g. lack of others to be physically active with) and self-efficacy mediated these associations...
  3. doi Self-reported TV and computer time do not represent accelerometer-derived total sedentary time in 10 to 12-year-olds
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Public Health 23:30-2. 2013
    ..This suggests that self-reported TV and computer time do not adequately reflect total sedentary time in schoolchildren...
  4. doi Family- and school-based predictors of energy balance-related behaviours in children: a 6-year longitudinal study
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 16:202-11. 2013
    ..To examine family- and school-based predictors of breakfast consumption, soft drink consumption and physical activity (PA) and moderating effects of gender and socio-economic status (SES)...
  5. pmc The effect of the UP4FUN pilot intervention on objectively measured sedentary time and physical activity in 10-12 year old children in Belgium: the ENERGY-project
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 12:805. 2012
    ....
  6. doi Family- and school-based correlates of energy balance-related behaviours in 10-12-year-old children: a systematic review within the ENERGY (EuropeaN Energy balance Research to prevent excessive weight Gain among Youth) project
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 15:1380-95. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Test-retest reliability and construct validity of the ENERGY-child questionnaire on energy balance-related behaviours and their potential determinants: the ENERGY-project
    Amika S Singh
    VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Dpt, of Public and Occupational Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:136. 2011
    ..Therefore, reliable and valid tools to measure these variables in large-scale population research are needed...
  8. pmc Levels of physical activity and sedentary time among 10- to 12-year-old boys and girls across 5 European countries using accelerometers: an observational study within the ENERGY-project
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:34. 2012
    ....
  9. pmc Measuring physical activity-related environmental factors: reliability and predictive validity of the European environmental questionnaire ALPHA
    Heleen Spittaels
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:48. 2010
    ..This paper reports on the development and assessment of the questionnaire's test-retest stability, predictive validity, and applicability to European adults...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc Self-determined motivation towards physical activity in adolescents treated for obesity: an observational study
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:97. 2011
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  12. pmc Variation in population levels of physical activity in European children and adolescents according to cross-European studies: a systematic literature review within DEDIPAC
    Linde Van Hecke
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 13:70. 2016
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  13. doi Does parental involvement make a difference in school-based nutrition and physical activity interventions? A systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Wendy Van Lippevelde
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Belgium
    Int J Public Health 57:673-8. 2012
    ..Therefore, this study aimed at determining the impact of parental involvement in school-based obesity prevention interventions in children and adolescents...
  14. doi Associations between home- and family-related factors and fruit juice and soft drink intake among 10- to 12-year old children. The ENERGY project
    Wendy Van Lippevelde
    Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 61:59-65. 2013
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  15. pmc What do parents think about parental participation in school-based interventions on energy balance-related behaviours? a qualitative study in 4 countries
    Wendy Van Lippevelde
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 11:881. 2011
    ....
  16. doi Mediating effects of home-related factors on fat intake from snacks in a school-based nutrition intervention among adolescents
    Wendy Van Lippevelde
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Educ Res 27:36-45. 2012
    ..Nevertheless, more research is needed concerning effectively addressing the other determinants...
  17. pmc The role of family-related factors in the effects of the UP4FUN school-based family-focused intervention targeting screen time in 10- to 12-year-old children: the ENERGY project
    Wendy Van Lippevelde
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185A, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 14:857. 2014
    ..The aim was to examine the mediating role of family-related factors on the effects of the school-based family-focused UP4FUN intervention aimed at screen time in 10- to 12-year-old European children (n child-parent dyads = 1940)...
  18. pmc Associations between family-related factors, breakfast consumption and BMI among 10- to 12-year-old European children: the cross-sectional ENERGY-study
    Wendy Van Lippevelde
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 8:e79550. 2013
    ....
  19. pmc Objectively measured sedentary time and physical activity time across the lifespan: a cross-sectional study in four age groups
    Heleen Spittaels
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Gent, 9000, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:149. 2012
    ....
  20. pmc Variation in population levels of sedentary time in European children and adolescents according to cross-European studies: a systematic literature review within DEDIPAC
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 13:69. 2016
    ....
  21. doi The UP4FUN Intervention Effect on Breaking Up Sedentary Time in 10- to 12-Year-Old Belgian Children: The ENERGY-Project
    Maite Verloigne
    Dept of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 27:234-42. 2015
    ..In conclusion, UP4FUN did not have a consistent or substantial effect on breaking up children's sedentary time and these data suggest that more intensive and longer lasting interventions are needed. ..
  22. pmc The effect of a cluster randomised control trial on objectively measured sedentary time and parental reports of time spent in sedentary activities in Belgian preschoolers: the ToyBox-study
    Marieke De Craemer
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent, 9000, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 13:1. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study is to report the effects of the ToyBox-intervention (a European 24-week cluster randomised controlled trial) on sedentary behaviour in preschoolers...
  23. doi The translation of preschoolers' physical activity guidelines into a daily step count target
    Marieke De Craemer
    a Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Sports Sci 33:1051-7. 2015
    ..Until then, we propose to use a provisional step count target of 11,500 steps/day as this step count target is attainable, realistic and helpful in promoting preschoolers' PA...
  24. doi Validity of the Omron pedometer and the actigraph step count function in preschoolers
    Marieke De Craemer
    Ghent University, Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    J Sci Med Sport 18:289-93. 2015
    ..To validate the GT1M actigraph accelerometer step count function, and the Omron Walking Style Pro pedometer against accelerometer-based activity counts, and to compare pedometer-based and accelerometer-based steps in preschoolers...
  25. pmc Differences in energy balance-related behaviours in European preschool children: the ToyBox-study
    Marieke De Craemer
    Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 10:e0118303. 2015
    ....
  26. pmc A Self-Regulation eHealth Intervention to Increase Healthy Behavior Through General Practice: Protocol and Systematic Development
    Jolien Plaete
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    JMIR Res Protoc 4:e141. 2015
    ..Insufficient physical activity (PA) has been identified as the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality. Consequently, effective interventions that promote PA and FV intake in a large number of people are required...
  27. ncbi Using the Intervention Mapping Protocol to develop an online video intervention for parents to prevent childhood obesity: Movie Models
    Sara De Lepeleere
    Ghent University Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent, Belgium
    Glob Health Promot . 2016
    ..The aim of this study is to describe the systematic development of an intervention for parents to prevent childhood overweight/obesity through the improvement of parenting practices...
  28. pmc The Reliability and Validity of Short Online Questionnaires to Measure Fruit and Vegetable Intake in Adults: The Fruit Test and Vegetable Test
    Jolien Plaete
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 11:e0159834. 2016
    ..g. Asian diet), but reliability and validity should then be examined again. Also, validity remains to be tested in other population groups (i.e. low socio economic status groups, other age groups). ..
  29. pmc Mediating Effects of Self-Efficacy, Benefits and Barriers on the Association between Peer and Parental Factors and Physical Activity among Adolescent Girls with a Lower Educational Level
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 11:e0157216. 2016
    ..Therefore, this study aimed to examine the mediating effects of self-efficacy, perceived benefits and barriers on the associations between peer and parental variables and physical activity among lower educated adolescent girls...
  30. pmc The use and evaluation of self-regulation techniques can predict health goal attainment in adults: an explorative study
    Jolien Plaete
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Peerj 4:e1666. 2016
    ..However, more research is needed to identify behaviour change techniques that can increase health goal attainment at long-term. ..
  31. pmc Effect of the Web-Based Intervention MyPlan 1.0 on Self-Reported Fruit and Vegetable Intake in Adults Who Visit General Practice: A Quasi-Experimental Trial
    Jolien Plaete
    Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Med Internet Res 18:e47. 2016
    ..0") to promote healthy behavior in adults. The intervention was based on a self-regulation perspective that also targets postintentional processes and guides individuals during all phases of behavior change...
  32. pmc Do specific parenting practices and related parental self-efficacy associate with physical activity and screen time among primary schoolchildren? A cross-sectional study in Belgium
    Sara De Lepeleere
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMJ Open 5:e007209. 2015
    ..Parental body mass index (BMI), family socioeconomic status (SES), and child's age and gender were examined as possible influencing factors...
  33. pmc The effect of a kindergarten-based, family-involved intervention on objectively measured physical activity in Belgian preschool boys and girls of high and low SES: the ToyBox-study
    Marieke De Craemer
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:38. 2014
    ..The present study aimed to examine the effect of the ToyBox-intervention on increasing Belgian preschoolers' objectively measured PA levels...
  34. pmc Is Participatory Design Associated with the Effectiveness of Serious Digital Games for Healthy Lifestyle Promotion? A Meta-Analysis
    Ann Desmet
    Ghent University, Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent, Belgium
    J Med Internet Res 18:e94. 2016
    ....
  35. pmc What practices do parents perceive as effective or ineffective in promoting a healthy diet, physical activity, and less sitting in children: parent focus groups
    Sara De Lepeleere
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 13:1067. 2013
    ..The current study is formative work to inform the content of a randomized controlled trial...
  36. pmc Do sedentary behaviors mediate associations between socio-demographic characteristics and BMI in women living in socio-economically disadvantaged neighborhoods?
    Sofie Compernolle
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 12:48. 2015
    ..The purpose of the present study was to assess socio-demographic differences in sedentary behaviors, and to examine whether these behaviors could explain the relation between socio-demographic variables and BMI (BMI) in this risk group...
  37. pmc What do general practitioners think about an online self-regulation programme for health promotion? Focus group interviews
    Jolien Plaete
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Fam Pract 16:3. 2015
    ..However, there are several barriers that hinder the adoption of eHealth programmes in general practice. This study explored the feasibility of an eHealth programme that was designed, using self-regulation principles...