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Mevissen, F.E.F. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Watzeels, A. (author), van Duin, G. (author), Meijer, S. (author), van Lieshout, S. (author), Kok, G. (author)
This paper describes the development of a Dutch online programme called Long Live Love+ focusing on positive, coercion-free relationships, contraception use, and the prevention of STIs, using the Intervention Mapping (IM) approach. All six steps of the approach were followed. Step 1 confirmed the need for a sexual health programme targeting...
article 2018
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van Lettow, B. (author), de Vries, H. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Prototypes (i.e., social images representing perceptions of typical persons engaging in or refraining from certain behaviour) have been shown to explain health-related behaviours. The present meta-analysis quantified the strength of the associations of prototype perceptions with health motivation and behaviour. Specifically, the analysis...
article 2016
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van der Veen, Y.J.J. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), de Zwart, O. (author), Visser, H. (author), Mackenbach, J.P. (author), Richardus, J.H. (author)
article 2014
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Ezendam, N.P.M. (author), Burg, J. (author), Borsboom, G. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Oenema, A. (author)
OBJECTIVE: To explore whether the effects on dietary behaviours of a computer-tailored intervention aimed to prevent excessive weight gain among adolescents, FATaintPHAT, were moderated by sociodemographic, cognitive and home environmental factors. DESIGN: A two-group cluster randomized trial. Potential moderation of the outcome measures ...
article 2014
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van der Veen, V.J.J. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Looman, C.W.N. (author), Richardus, J.H. (author)
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is an important health problem in the Turkish Dutch. Screening is necessary for detection and prevention of HBV. We aimed to identify social-cognitive and socio-cultural determinants of HBV-screening intention among Turkish Dutch. A cross-sectional survey was carried out amongst 335 Turkish Dutch, aged 16-40 years....
article 2014
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van Lettow, B. (author), de Vries, H. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Norman, P. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Objective: Previous research has focused mostly on abstainer and/or general drinker prototypes. The present studies examined an abstainer, moderate drinker and heavy drinker prototype in relation to drinking behaviour. Design: Two studies among young adults aged 18–25 (paper-and-pencil, cross-sectional, N = 140; online, prospective, N = 451)...
article 2013
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de Vries, J. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Jongeren van jonge leeftijd, een laag sociaal-economische status (achterstandswijken) en Surinaams/Antilliaanse etniciteit testen vaker positief op een seksueel overdraagbare aandoening (SOA) (van Bergen 2007). De bevolking van Holendrecht, Gooioord en Venserpolder betreft vaker mensen van een nietwesterse allochtonen, vooral personen van...
report 2013
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Simons, M. (author), Opdam, L. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Objective: This study examined the use of an active gaming program in a pre-vocational school over a 1-year period. Subjects and Methods: Three hundred students (mean age, 13.3 years; range, 12–18 years) were invited to participate and exposed to the active game program called E-sportszone, in which they could participate during the school day...
article 2013
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Blok, D.J. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), van Lenthe, F.J. (author), Richardus, J.H. (author), Vlas, S.J. (author)
We argue that the spread of unhealthy behaviour shows marked similarities with infectious diseases. It is therefore interesting and challenging to use infectious disease methodologies for studying the spread and control of unhealthy behaviour. This would be a great addition to current methods, because it allows taking into account the dynamics...
article 2013
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Prins, R.G. (author), Kamphuis, C.B.M. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Beenackers, M.A. (author), Brug, J. (author), Mackenbach, J.P. (author), Oenema, A. (author)
Purpose: The purpose of this longitudinal study is to identify risk groups for disengagement from sports during adolescence. In addition, it will be explored whether cognitive and environmental factors can explain socio-demographic differences in disengagement from sports. METHODS: Data were obtained from the Environmental Determinants of...
article 2013
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Blok, D.J. (author), de Vlas, S.J. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Richardus, J.H. (author), van Lenthe, F.J. (author)
We investigated whether the prevalence of health-related behaviors and overweight in neighborhoods is associated with changes in smoking, sports participation and overweight over 13 years of follow-up in Dutch adults residing in 86 neighborhoods of Eindhoven in 1991. We showed that living in neighborhoods with a high prevalence of non-smoking,...
article 2013
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Hofman, R. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Vogel, I. (author), Raat, H. (author), van Ballegooijen, M. (author), Korfage, I.J. (author)
Before the introduction of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, decisional strategies and factors that could guide HPV vaccination intentions were explored. The authors conducted 4 focus group discussions with 36 parents of children 8-15 years of age. Three groups consisted primarily of Dutch parents and 1 group of only Turkish parents....
article 2013
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Zomer, T.P. (author), Erasmus, V. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Looman, C. (author), van Beeck, E.F. (author), Tjon-A-Tsien, A. (author), Richardus, J.H. (author), Voeten, H.A.C.M. (author)
Background: Although hand hygiene (HH) has proven to be an effective measure to prevent infections, HH compliance is generally low. We assessed sociocognitive determinants of caregivers' HH behavior in child day care centers (DCCs) to develop an effective HH intervention. Methods: Caregivers' compliance to HH guidelines was observed. Observed...
article 2013
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van Lettow, B. (author), Vermunt, J.K. (author), de Vries, H. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Prototypes (social images) have been shown to influence behaviour, which is likely to depend on the type of image. Prototype evaluation is based on (un)desirable characteristics related to that image. By an elicitation procedure we examined which adjectives are attributed to specific drinker prototypes. In total 149 young Dutch adults (18-25...
article 2013
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van Genugten, G.L. (author), van Empelen, E.P. (author), Boon, B. (author), Borsboom, G. (author), Visscher, T. (author), Oenema, A. (author)
article 2013
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van der Klauw, D.M. (author), Slinger, J. (author), Engbers, L. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
report 2013
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Jellema, I.J. (author), Abraham, C. (author), Schaalma, H.P. (author), Gebhardt, W.A. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Objectives Having condoms available has been shown to be an important predictor of condom use. We examined whether or not personal norm and goal enjoyment contribute to predicting having condoms available in the context of cognition specified by the theory of planned behaviour (TPB). Design Prospective survey study, with a baseline and follow-up...
article 2013
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van Schijndel-Speet, M. (author), Evenhuis, H.M. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), van Wijck, R. (author), Echteld, M.A. (author)
Older people with intellectual disabilities have very low physical activity levels. Well designed, theory-driven and evidence-based health promotion programmes for the target population are lacking. This paper describes the design of a cluster-randomised trial for a systematically developed health promotion programme aimed at improving physical...
article 2013
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Wierenga, D. (author), Engbers, L.H. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Background Worksite health promotion programs (WHPPs) offer an attractive opportunity to improve the lifestyle of employees. Nevertheless, broad scale and successful implementation of WHPPs in daily practice often fails. In the present study, called BRAVO@Work, a 7-step implementation strategy was used to develop, implement and embed a WHPP in...
article 2012
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van Dijk-van Dijk, D.J.A. (author), Crone, M.R. (author), van der Weele, G.M. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Assensdelft, W.J.J. (author), Middelkoop, B.J.C. (author)
Doel: Preventie van angst- en depressieve stoornissen bij ouderen met symptomen van angst en depressie is zinvol. Wij onderzochten de houding van huisartsen ten aanzien van preventie op dit terrein en de kansen tot verbetering van preventietaken. Methode: 700 huisartsen ontvingen een vragenlijst (respons is 263, 38%). Het preventiegedrag van...
article 2012
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