Saskia J te Velde

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Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Differences in fruit and vegetable intake and determinants of intakes between children of Dutch origin and non-Western ethnic minority children in the Netherlands - a cross sectional study
    Saskia J te Velde
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 3:31. 2006
  2. pmc An IGF-I promoter polymorphism modifies the relationships between birth weight and risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes at age 36
    Saskia J te Velde
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Endocr Disord 5:5. 2005
  3. ncbi 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
  4. 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
  5. doi 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. doi Do individual cognitions mediate the association of socio-cultural and physical environmental factors with adolescent sports participation?
    Klazine van der Horst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 13:1746-54. 2010
  10. doi 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

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  1. pmc Differences in fruit and vegetable intake and determinants of intakes between children of Dutch origin and non-Western ethnic minority children in the Netherlands - a cross sectional study
    Saskia J te Velde
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 3:31. 2006
    ....
  2. pmc An IGF-I promoter polymorphism modifies the relationships between birth weight and risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes at age 36
    Saskia J te Velde
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Endocr Disord 5:5. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi 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...
  4. 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...
  5. doi 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. doi Do individual cognitions mediate the association of socio-cultural and physical environmental factors with adolescent sports participation?
    Klazine van der Horst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 13:1746-54. 2010
    ....
  10. doi 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
    ....
  11. doi 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
    ....
  12. doi 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...
  13. 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...
  14. doi 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
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  15. 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
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  16. doi Parental modeling, education and children's sports and TV time: the ENERGY-project
    Juan M Fernández-Alvira
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Prev Med 70:96-101. 2015
    ..Moreover, we explored the differences between parental and child reports on parental sports participation and television time as potential mediators...
  17. ncbi 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...
  18. ncbi 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...
  19. 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
    ....
  20. doi 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...
  21. 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
    ....
  22. pmc 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
    ....
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. ncbi The ER22/23EK polymorphism in the glucocorticoid receptor gene is associated with a beneficial body composition and muscle strength in young adults
    Elisabeth F C van Rossum
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:4004-9. 2004
    ..Thus, the ER22/23EK polymorphism is associated with a sex-specific, beneficial body composition at young-adult age, as well as greater muscle strength in males...
  26. pmc Energy balance related behaviour: personal, home- and friend-related factors among schoolchildren in Europe studied in the ENERGY-project
    Saskia J te Velde
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e111775. 2014
    ..The current study describes personal beliefs and attitudes, home- and friend-related variables regarding these behaviours across Europe...
  27. ncbi 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...
  28. pmc Agreement between parent and child report on parental practices regarding dietary, physical activity and sedentary behaviours: the ENERGY cross-sectional survey
    Cornelia E Rebholz
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 14:918. 2014
    ..This study aimed to assess agreement between parent and child reports on parental practices regarding EBRBs across different countries in Europe and to identify correlates of agreement...
  29. pmc What features do Dutch university students prefer in a smartphone application for promotion of physical activity? A qualitative approach
    Anouk Middelweerd
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 12:31. 2015
    ..Smartphones may be used to promote and support PA. The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore Dutch students' preferences regarding a PA application (PA app) for smartphones...
  30. doi 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...
  31. doi Equity-specific effects of 26 Dutch obesity-related lifestyle interventions
    Tessa Magnée
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 44:e57-66. 2013
    ..The goal of the study was to investigate differential effectiveness of interventions aimed at obesity prevention, the promotion of physical activity or a healthy diet by SES...
  32. ncbi 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)...
  33. doi 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)...
  34. ncbi 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...
  35. ncbi Determinants of adolescents' soft drink consumption
    Elling Bere
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 11:49-56. 2008
    ..To identify determinants of adolescents' consumption of carbonated soft drinks (regular and diet), both of total consumption and of consumption at school...
  36. 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...
  37. doi 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...
  38. doi 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...
  39. ncbi The Relationships of Health Behaviour and Psychological Characteristics with Spontaneous Preterm Birth in Nulliparous Women
    Ruth Baron
    Department of Midwifery Science, Midwifery Academy Amsterdam Groningen AVAG and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Matern Child Health J . 2016
    ....
  40. doi 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...
  41. 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...
  42. doi 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...
  43. 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...
  44. doi What features do Dutch university students prefer in a smartphone application for promotion of physical activity? A qualitative approach
    Anouk Middelweerd
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 12:189. 2015
    ..Smartphones may be used to promote and support PA. The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore Dutch students' preferences regarding a PA application (PA app) for smartphones...
  45. 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...
  46. pmc Socio-demographic inequalities across a range of health status indicators and health behaviours among pregnant women in prenatal primary care: a cross-sectional study
    Ruth Baron
    Department of Midwifery Science, AVAG and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, P O Box 7057, 1007, MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 15:261. 2015
    ..Our second aim was to identify potential differences in these health status indicators and behaviours according to educational level (as a proxy for socio-economic status) and ethnicity (as a proxy for immigration status)...