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van Kann, D.H.H. (author), Kremers, S.P.J. (author), de Vries, S.I. (author), de Vries, N.K. (author), Jansen, M.W.J. (author)
Successful implementation of interventions to stimulate active school transportation (AST) requires better understanding of this behavior. This study explored the associations between Parental Active Transportation Routines (PATRns) and children’s AST use, as well as the role of PATRns as a moderator of the association between the neighborhood...
article 2016
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Dessing, D. (author), de Vries, S.I. (author), Hegeman, G. (author), Verhagen, E. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Pierik, F.H. (author)
Background: The purpose of this study is to increase our understanding of environmental correlates that are associated with route choice during active transportation to school (ATS) by comparing characteristics of actual walking and cycling routes between home and school with the shortest possible route to school. Methods: Children (n = 184; 86...
article 2016
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van Kann, D.H.H. (author), Jansen, M.W.J. (author), de Vries, S.I. (author), de Vries, N.K. (author), Kremers, S.P.J. (author)
Background The worldwide increase in the rates of childhood overweight and physical inactivity requires successful prevention and intervention programs for children. The aim of the Active Living project is to increase physical activity and decrease sedentary behavior of Dutch primary school children by developing and implementing tailored,...
article 2015
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Broekhuizen, K. (author), Scholten, A.M. (author), de Vries, S.I. (author)
The (pre)school environment is an important setting to improve children's health. Especially, the (pre)school playground provides a major opportunity to intervene. This review presents an overview of the existing evidence on the value of both school and preschool playgrounds on children's health in terms of physical activity, cognitive and...
article 2014
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Gerards, S.M.P.L. (author), Gubbels, J.S. (author), Dagnelie, P.C. (author), Kremers, S.P.J. (author), Stafleu, A. (author), de Vries, N.K. (author), Thijs, C. (author)
Background: Parents often fail to correctly perceive their children's weight status, but no studies have examined the association between parental weight status perception and longitudinal BMIz change (BMI standardized to a reference population) at various ages. We investigated whether parents are able to accurately perceive their child's weight...
article 2014
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Dessing, D. (author), de Vries, S.I. (author), Graham, J.M.A. (author), Pierik, F.H. (author)
Background : Active transport to school is associated with higher levels of physical activity in children. Promotion of active transport has therefore gained attention as a potential target to increase children’s physical activity levels. Recent studies have recognized that the distance between home and school is an important predictor for...
article 2014
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Bongers, B.C. (author), de Vries, S.I. (author), Helders, P.J.M. (author), Takken, T. (author)
PURPOSE: This study aimed to examine the reliability and validity of the steep ramp test (SRT), a feasible, maximal exercise test on a cycle ergometer that does not require the use of respiratory gas analysis, in healthy children and adolescents.METHODS: Seventy-five children were randomly divided in a reliability group (n = 37, 17 boys and 20...
article 2013
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Dessing, D. (author), Pierik, F.H. (author), Sterkenburg, R.P. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Maas, J. (author), de Vries, S.I. (author)
Background Children’s current physical activity levels are disturbingly low when compared to recommended levels. This may be changed by intervening in the school environment. However, at present, it is unclear to what extent schoolyard physical activity contributes towards reaching the daily physical activity guideline. The aim of this study was...
article 2013
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Gubbels, J.S. (author), Kremers, S.P.J. (author), Stafleu, A. (author), Dagnelie, P.C. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), de Vries, N.K. (author), Thijs, C. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This study examined the relationship between diet-related parenting practices, parental characteristics, child characteristics, and 2-year-old child's dietary intake. Cross-sectional data (N = 2578) originated from the KOALA Birth Cohort Study. Principal component analyses revealed two restrictive parenting practice clusters: a cluster...
article 2009
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de Vries, S.I. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Bakker, I. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Purpose: To investigate the effect of guideline operationalization in terms of intensity threshold, bout duration, and days on the proportion of children meeting the health-related 60-min physical activity guideline using a subjective and an objective assessment method. Methods: Five hundred and twenty-one children (6-11 yr) completed a physical...
article 2009
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de Vries, S.I. (author), van Hirtum, H.W.J.E.M. (author), Bakker, I. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Purpose: To review recently published studies on the reproducibility, validity, and feasibility of motion sensors used to assess physical activity in healthy children and adolescents (2-18 yr). Methods: On October 2004, a systematic literature search in PubMed, EMBASE, and PsycINFO was performed. This search has been updated on October 2007. In...
article 2009
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de Vries, S.I. (author), Bakker, I. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Purpose. To examine the association between children's physical activity and factors of the built environment. Design. Cross-sectional study. Setting. Ten neighborhoods in six cities in the Netherlands. Subjects. Four hundred twenty-two children (age range, 6-11 years; 49% male). Measures. Physical activity diary, neighborhood observations, and...
article 2007
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Dousma, M. (author), Wierdsma, N. (author), van Ede, J. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Heijmans, H.S.A. (author), de Vries, T.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
article 2007
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