I have (co-)authored just over 100 international peer-reviewed publications (search PubMed: te Velde S [auth])

Here is a list of my most recent and most relevant publications

2014 -2018

  1. Lakerveld J, Mackenbach JD, de Boer F, Brandhorst B, Broerse J, De Bruijn G-J, et al. Improving cardiometabolic health through nudging dietary behaviours and physical activity in low SES adults: Design of the Supreme Nudge project. BMC Public Health, accepted for publication.
  2. Maremka Zwinkels, Olaf Verschuren, Astrid Balemans, Kristel Lankhorst, Saskia te Velde, Leendert van Gaalen , Janke F de Groot, Anne Visser-Meily, Tim Takken (2018). Effects of a school-based sport program on physical fitness, physical activity and health in children and adolescents with a chronic disease or physical disability: data from the Sport-2-Stay-Fit study. Front. Pediatr.2017
  3. Bjørnarå HB, Berntsen S, te Velde SJ, Fegran L, Fyhri A, Deforche B, et al. From cars to bikes – the feasibility and effect of using e-bikes, longtail bikes and traditional bikes for transportation among parents of children attending kindergarten: design of a randomized cross-over trial. BMC Public Health. BMC Public Health; 2017;17:981.
  4. Te Velde, S. J., Haraldsen, E., Vik, F. N., De Bourdeaudhuij, I., Jan, N., Kovacs, E., … Bere, E. (2017). Associations of commuting to school and work with demographic variables and with weight status in eight European countries: The ENERGY-cross sectional study. Preventive Medicine, 99, 305–312.
  5. Middelweerd, A., van der Ploeg, H. P., van Halteren, A., Twisk, J. W. R., Brug, J., & te Velde, S. J. (2017). A Validation Study of the Fitbit One in Daily Life Using Different Time Intervals. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
  6. Middelweerd, A., Te Velde, S. J., Abbott, G., Timperio, A., Brug, J., & Ball, K. (2017). Do intrapersonal factors mediate the association of social support with physical activity in young women living in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbourhoods? A longitudinal mediation analysis. PloS One, 12(3), e0173231
  7. Altenburg, T. M., Singh, A. S., Te Velde, S., De Bourdeaudhuij, I., Lien, N., Bere, E., … Chinapaw, M. J. (2017). Actual and perceived weight status and its association with slimming and energy-balance related behaviours in 10- to 12-year-old European children: the ENERGY-project. Pediatric Obesity, 12(2), 137–145.

  8. Oosterom-Calo, R., Te Velde, S. J., Stut, W., Drory, Y., Brug, J., and Gerber, Y. Do heart failure status and psychosocial variables moderate the relationship between leisure time physical activity and mortality risk among patients with a history of myocardial infarction? BMC.Cardiovasc. Disord. 16 (1):196, 2016.
  9. Baron R, Te Velde SJ, Heymans MW, Klomp T, Hutton EK, Brug J: The Relationships of Health Behaviour and Psychological Characteristics with Spontaneous Preterm Birth in Nulliparous Women. Matern Child Health J 2016.
  10. Vik FN, Te Velde SJ, Van Lippevelde W, Manios Y, Kovacs E, Jan N, Moreno LA, Bringolf-Isler B, Brug J, Bere E: Regular family breakfast was associated with children’s overweight and parental education: Results from the ENERGY cross-sectional study. Prev Med 2016, 91: 197-203.
  11. Belmon LS, Middelweerd A, Te Velde SJ, Brug J. Dutch Young Adults Ratings of Behavior Change Techniques Applied in Mobile Phone Apps to Promote Physical Activity: A Cross-Sectional Survey. JMIR Mhealh Uhealth, 2015;3(4):e103.
  12. Baron R, Mannien J, Te Velde SJ, Klomp T, Hutton EK, Brug J. Socio-demographic inequalities across a range of health status indicators and health behaviours among pregnant women in prenatal primary care: a cross-sectional study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2015;15:261.
  13. Bere E, Te Velde SJ, Smastuen MC, Twisk J, Klepp KI. One year of free school fruit in Norway–7 years of follow-up. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 2015;12:139.
  14. Miqueleiz E, Te Velde SJ, Regidor E, van LW, Vik FN, Fernandez-Alvira JM, Vicente-Rodriguez G, Kunst A: [Lifestyles and Styles of Parental Care Related to Childhood Obesity: compare Spain with Northern European Countries: ENERGY-Project]. Rev Esp Salud Publica 2015, 89: 523-532.
  15. Altenburg T, Te Velde S, Chiu KJ, Moschonis G, Manios Y, De B, I, Vik FN, Lien N, Brug J, Chinapaw M: Inter-rater Reliability of the ENERGY Photo-Rating Instrument for School Environments Related to Physical Activity and Eating. J Phys Act Health 2015.
  16. Bjelland M, Soenens B, Bere E, Kovacs E, Lien N, Maes L, Manios Y, Moschonis G, Te Velde SJ. Associations between parental rules, style of communication and children’s screen time. BMC Public Health 2015;15(1):1002.
  17. Klein MC, Manzoor A, Middelweerd A, Mollee J, Te Velde SJ. Encouraging Physical Activity via a Personalized Mobile System. IEEE INTERNET COMPUTING 2015.
  18. Manios Y, Moschonis G, Androutsos O, Filippou C, Van LW, Vik FN, te Velde SJ, Jan N, Dossegger A, Bere E, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Chinapaw MJ, De B, I, Brug J: Family sociodemographic characteristics as correlates of children’s breakfast habits and weight status in eight European countries. The ENERGY (EuropeaN Energy balance Research to prevent excessive weight Gain among Youth) project. Public Health Nutr 2015, 18: 774-783.
  19. Oosterom-Calo R, te Velde SJ, Stut W, Brug J: Development of Motivate4Change Using the Intervention Mapping Protocol: An Interactive Technology Physical Activity and Medication Adherence Promotion Program for Hospitalized Heart Failure Patients. JMIR Res Protoc 2015, 4: e88.
  20. Sohl E, de Jongh RT, Swart KM, Enneman AW, van Wijngaarden JP, van Dijk SC, Ham AC, van der Zwaluw NL, Brouwer-Brolsma EM, van d, V, de Groot CP, te Velde SJ, Lips P, van Schoor NM: The association between vitamin D status and parameters for bone density and quality is modified by body mass index. Calcif Tissue Int 2015, 96: 113-122.
  21. Middelweerd A, van der Laan DM, van Stralen MM, Mollee JS, Stuij M, te Velde SJ and Brug J. What features do Dutch university students prefer in a smartphone application for promotion of physical activity? A qualitative approach. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2015, 12(31) IF 3.68
  22. Fernández-Alvira JM, te Velde SJ, Singh A, Jiménez-Pavón D, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Bere E, Manios Y, Kovacs E, Jan N, Moreno LA, Brug J: Parental modeling, education and children’s sports and TV time: The ENERGY-project. Prev Med 2015, 70(0):96-101. IF 2.93
  23. Te Velde SJ, Singh A, Chinapaw M, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Jan N, Kovacs E, Bere E, Vik FN, Bringolf-Isler B, Manios Y, Moreno L, Brug J: Energy Balance Related Behaviour: Personal, Home- and Friend-Related Factors among Schoolchildren in Europe Studied in the ENERGY-Project. PLoS One 2014, 9(11):e111775.
  24. Middelweerd A, Mollee JS, van der Wal C, Brug J, Te Velde SJ: Apps to promote physical activity among adults: a review and content analysis. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2014, 11(1):97. IF 3.68
  25. Lien N, van Stralen MM, Androutsos O, Bere E, Fernandez-Alvira JM, Jan N, Kovacs E, van Lippevelde W, Manios Y, Te Velde SJ, Brug J: The school nutrition environment and its association with soft drink intakes in seven countries across Europe – the ENERGY project. Health Place 2014, 30C:28-35.
  26. Cornelia E. Rebholz, Mai J. M. Chinapaw, Maartje M. van Stralen, Elling Bere, Bettina Bringolf, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Nataša Jan, Eva Kovacs, Lea Maes, Yannis Manios, Luis Moreno, Amika S. Singh, Johannes Brug, Saskia J. te Velde. Agreement between parent and child report on parental practices regarding dietary, physical activity and sedentary behaviours: the ENERGY cross-sectional survey. Accpeted in BMC Public Health IF 2.32
  27. Lehto R, Maatta S, Lehto E, Ray C, Te Velde S, Lien N, Thorsdottir I, Yngve A, Roos E: The PRO GREENS intervention in Finnish schoolchildren – the degree of implementation affects both mediators and the intake of fruits and vegetables. Br J Nutr 2014, :1-10. IF 3.34
  28. Lynch C, Kristjansdottir AG, Te Velde SJ, Lien N, Roos E, Thorsdottir I, Krawinkel M, de Almeida MD, Papadaki A, Hlastan Ribic C, Petrova S, Ehrenblad B, Halldorsson TI, Poortvliet E, Yngve A: Fruit and vegetable consumption in a sample of 11-year-old children in ten European countries – the PRO GREENS cross-sectional survey. Public Health Nutr 2014, :1-9. IF 2.25
  29. Rutters F, Pilz S, Koopman AD, Rauh SP, Te Velde SJ, Stehouwer CD, Elders PJ, Nijpels G, Dekker JM: The association between psychosocial stress and mortality is mediated by lifestyle and chronic diseases: The Hoorn Study. Soc Sci Med 2014, 118C:166-172. IF 1.85
  30. Te Velde SJ, ChinAPaw MJ, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Bere E, Maes L, Moreno L, Jan NA, Kovacs E, Manios Y, Brug J: 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. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2014, 11(1):82. IF 3.68
  31. Brug J, Uijtdewilligen L, van Stralen MM, Singh AS, ChinAPaw MJ, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Lien N, Bere E, Maes L, Fernandez-Alvira JM, Jan N, Kovacs E, Dossegger A, Manios Y, Te Velde SJ: 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. BMC Public Health 2014, 14(1):610-2458-14-610. IF 2.32
  32. Oosterom-Calo R, Abma TA, Visse MA, Stut W, Te Velde SJ, Brug J: An interactive-technology health behavior promotion program for heart failure patients: a pilot study of experiences and needs of patients and nurses in the hospital setting. JMIR Res Protoc 2014, 3(2):e32.
  33. Roos E, Pajunen T, Ray C, Lynch C, Kristiansdottir AG, Halldorsson TI, Thorsdottir I, te Velde SJ, Krawinkel M, Behrendt I, de Almeida MD, Franchini B, Papadaki A, Moschandreas J, Ribic CH, Petrova S, Duleva V, Simcic I, Yngve A: Does eating family meals and having the television on during dinner correlate with overweight? A sub-study of the PRO GREENS project, looking at children from nine European countries. Public Health Nutr 2014, 1-9. IF 2.25
  34. Yildirim, L. Arundell, E. Cerin, V. Carson, H. Brown, D. Crawford, K. D. Hesketh, N. D. Ridgers, S. J. te Velde, M. J. Chinapaw, and J. Salmon. What helps children to move more at school recess and lunchtime? Mid-intervention results from Transform-Us! cluster-randomised controlled trial. Br.J Sports Med., 2014. IF 3.67
  35. E Lehto, C. Ray, J. te Velde, S. Petrovska, V. Duleva, M. Krawinkel, I. Behrendt, A. Papadaki, A. Kristiansdottir, I. Thorsdottir, A. Yngve, N. Lien, C. Lynch, B. Ehrenblad, M. D. Vaz de Almeida, C. Hlastan Ribic, and E. Roos. Mediation of parental educational level on fruit and vegetable intake among schoolchildren in ten European countries. Public Health Nutrition, 2014. IF 2.25
  36. van Stralen,M.M., Yildirim,M., Wulp,A., te Velde,S.J., Verloigne,M., Doessegger,A., Androutsos,O., Kovacs,E., Brug,J., & Chinapaw,M.J.. Measured sedentary time and physical activity during the school day of European 10- to 12-year-old children: The ENERGY project . J.Sci.Med.Sport, 2014. IF 3.03
  37. J.Sci.Med.Sport, 2014. IF 3.03


  1. Akbulut, M. Yildirim, N. Sanlier, M. M. van Stralen, N. Acar-Tek, S. Bilici, J Brug, J. de Meij, M. Gezmen-Garadag, E. Koksal, A. Oenema, A. S. Singh, S. J. te Velde, H. Yildiran, and M. J. M Chinapaw. Comparison of energy balance-related behaviours and measures of body composition between Turkish adolescents in Turkey and Turkish immigrant adolescents in the Netherlands. Public Health Nutr, 2013. IF 2.25
  2. Roos, T. Pajunen, C. Ray, C. Lynch, A. Kristiansdottir, T. Halldorsson, I. Thorsdottir, S. J. te Velde, M. Krawinkel, I. Behrendt, M. D. Vaz de Almeida, B. Franchini, A. Papadaki, J. Moschandreas, C. Hlastan Ribic, S. Petrovska, V. Duvela, U. Blaznik, and A. Yngve. Does eating family meals and having the TV on during dinner correlate with overweight? A substudy of the PRO GREENS project, looking at children from nine European countries. Public Health Nutrition, 2013. IF 2.25
  3. J. te Velde, N. Van der Aa, D. I. Boomsma, E. J. W. Van Someren, E. J. de Geus, and J Brug. Genetic and Environmental Influences on Individual Differences in Sleep Duration during Adolescence. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 2013. IF 1.70
  4. Van Lippevelde, S. J. te Velde, M. Verloigne, M. M. van Stralen, Bourdeaudhuij De, I, Y. Manios, E. Bere, F. N. Vik, N. Jan, J. M. Fernandez Alvira, M. J. Chinapaw, B. Bringolf-Isler, E. Kovacs, J. Brug, and L. Maes. Associations between Family-Related Factors, Breakfast Consumption and BMI among 10- to 12-Year-Old European Children: The Cross-Sectional ENERGY-Study. Plos One 8 (11):e79550, 2013. IF 3.73
  5. Lien, L. Haerens, S. J. te Velde, L. Mercken, K. I. Klepp, L. Moore, Bourdeaudhuij De, I, F. Faggiano, and F. J. van Lenthe. Exploring subgroup effects by socioeconomic position of three effective school-based dietary interventions: the European TEENAGE project. Int J Public Health, 2013. IF 1.99
  6. Raat, M. K. Struijk, T. Remmers, E. Vlasblom, Grieken A. van, S. M. Broeren, S. J. te Velde, M. Beltman, M. M. Boere-Boonekamp, and L. Hoir MP. Primary prevention of overweight in preschool children, the BeeBOFT study (Breastfeeding, Breakfast daily, Outside playing, Few sweet drinks, less TV viewing): design of a cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health 13 (1):974, 2013. IF 2.;
  7. Yildirim, A. S. Singh, S. J. te Velde, J Brug, W. van Mechelen, and M. J. M. Chin A Paw. Long-term Effectiveness of Dutch Obesity Intervention in Teenagers (DOiT) and Mediators of Overweight Measures with Parallel Process Latent Growth Modeling. Obesity, 2013.IF 4.28
  8. Salmon, J. Veitch, G. Abbott, M. Chinapaw, J. J. Brug, S. J. te Velde, V. Cleland, C. Hume, D. Crawford, and K. Ball. Are associations between the perceived home and neighbourhood environment and children’s physical activity and sedentary behaviour moderated by urban/rural location? Health Place. 24C:44-53, 2013. IF 3.0
  9. Fernandez-Alvira JM, te Velde SJ, De B, I, Bere E, Manios Y, Kovacs E, Jan N, Brug J, Moreno LA: Parental education associations with children’s body composition: mediation effects of energy balance-related behaviors within the ENERGY-project. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2013, 10: 80. IF 3.17
  10. Magnee,T., Burdorf,A., Brug,J., Kremers,S.P., Oenema,A., van,A.P., Ezendam,N.P., van,G.L., Hendriksen,I.J., Hopman-Rock,M., Jansen,W., de,J.J., Kocken,P.L., Kroeze,W., Kwak,L., Lechner,L., de,N.J., van Poppel,M.N., Robroek,S.J., Schreurs,H., van Sluijs,E.M., Steenhuis,I.J., van Stralen,M.M., Tak,N.I., te Velde,S.J. Vermeer,W.M., Wammes,B., van Wier,M.F., & van Lenthe,F.J.. Equity-specific effects of 26 dutch obesity-related lifestyle interventions. Am.J.Prev.Med. 2013, 44(6), e57-e66. IF 4.04
  11. M. Fernandez-Alvira, S. J. te Velde, D. Jimenez-Pavon, Y. Manios, A. Singh, L. A. Moreno, and J. Brug. 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. Plos One 8 (8):e71848, 2013. IF 3.73
  12. Timperio A, Van Stralen MM, Brug J, Bere E, Chinapaw MJM, de Bourdeaudhuij I, Jan N, Maes L, Manios Y, Moreno L, Salmon J, te Velde SJ, on behalf of the ENERGY consortium. Direct and indirect associations between the family physical activity environment and sports participation among 10-12 year-old European children: testing the EnRG framework in the ENERGY project. Int.J.Behav.Nutr.Phys.Act. 2013, 10 15.. IF 3.17
  13. Ray C, Roos E, Brug J, Behrendt I, Ehrenblad B, Yngve A, te Velde SJ. Role of free school lunch in the associations between family-environmental factors and children’s fruit and vegetable intake in four European countries. Public Health Nutr. 2013, 16(6), 1109-1117. IF 2.08


  1. Cameron AJ, van Stralen MM, Brug J, Salmon J, Bere E, Chinapaw MJ, de Bourdeaudhuij I, Jan N, Manios Y, Moreno LA, te Velde SJ. Television in the bedroom and increased body weight: potential explanations for their relationship among European schoolchildren. Pediatr Obes 2012 Dec 13. IF 2.65
  2. de Bourdeaudhuij I, Verloigne M, Maes L, Van Lippevelde W, Chinapaw MJ, te Velde SJ, Manios Y, Androutsos O, Kovacs E, Dossegger A, Brug J. Associations of physical activity and sedentary time with weight and weight status among 10- to 12-year-old boys and girls in Europe: a cluster analysis within the ENERGY project. Pediatr Obes 2012 Dec 13. IF 2.65
  3. Jensen JD, Bere E, De Boudeaudhuij I, Jan N, Maes L, Manios Y, Martens MK, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Singh AS, Te Velde SJ, Brug J. Micro-level economic factors and incentives in Children’s energy balance related behaviours – findings from the ENERGY European cross-section questionnaire survey. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2012;9:136. IF 3.17
  4. Van Lippevelde W, te Velde SJ, Verloigne M, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Manios Y, Bere E, Jan N, Fernandez-Alvira JM, Chinapaw MJ, Bringolf-Isler B, Kovacs E, Brug J, Maes L. Associations between home- and family-related factors and fruit juice and soft drink intake among 10- to 12-year old children. The ENERGY project. Appetite 2012 Nov 12;61C:59-65. IF 2.59
  5. van Stralen MM, de Meij J, te Velde SJ, van der Wal MF, van Mechelen W, Knol DL, Chinapaw MJ. Mediators of the effect of the JUMP-in intervention on physical activity and sedentary behavior in Dutch primary schoolchildren from disadvantaged neighborhoods. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2012; 9(1): 131. IF 3.17
  6. Cameron AJ, van Stralen MM, Kunst A, te Velde SJ, van Lenthe FJ, Salmon J, et al. Macroenvironmental Factors including GDP per Capita and Physical Activity in Europe. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2012 Aug 16. IF 4.43
  7. Jimenez-Pavon D, Fernandez-Alvira JM, te Velde SJ, Brug J, Bere E, Jan N, et al. Associations of parental education and parental physical activity (PA) with children’s PA: The ENERGY cross-sectional study. Prev Med 2012 Oct;55(4):310-4. IF 3.22
  8. Brug J, Van Stralen MM, te Velde SJ, Chinapaw MJM, de Bourdeaudhuij I, Lien N, et al. Differences in weight status and energy-balance related behaviors among schoolchildren across Europe: The ENERGY-project, PloS one 2012, e34742. IF 4.41
  9. Brug J, van Stralen M, Chinapaw MJM, de Bourdeaudhuij I, Lien N, Bere E, Singh A, Maes L, Moreno L, Jan N, Kovacs E, Lobstein T, Manios M, te Velde SJ. Differences in weight status and energy-balance related behaviors according to ethnic background among schoolchildren in seven countries in Europe: The ENERGY-project. Pediatric Obesity, 2012. IF 2.65
  10. Oosterom-Calo R, van Ballegooijen AJ, Terwee CB, Te Velde SJ, Brouwer IA, Jaarsma T, Brug J. Determinants of adherence to heart failure medication: a systematic literature review. Heart Failure Reviews, 2012, 6 (22), 1-19 IF 3.76
  11. Tak NI, te Velde SJ, Kamphuis C, Ball K, Crawford D, Brug J, van Lenthe FJ. Associations between neighbourhood and household environmental variables and fruit consumption: exploration of mediation by individual cognitions and habit strength in the GLOBE study. Public Health Nutrition, 2012, 6 (13) IF 2.08
  12. Van Laar RJJ, Stehouwer CDA, van Bussel BCT, te Velde SJ, Prins MH, Twisk JWR, et al. Lower lifetime dietary fiber intake is associated with arterial stiffness in young adults: the Amsterdam Growth and Health Longitudinal Study, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2012, 96 (1), 14-23 IF 6.61
  13. Veitch J, Van Stralen MM, Chin A Paw M, te Velde SJ, Crawford D, Salmon J, et al. Associations between the neighborhood social environment and obesity among youth: a mediation analysis, Int J Beh Nutr Phys Act, 9 (1), 31. IF 3.17
  14. te Velde SJ, van Nassau F, Uijtdewilligen L, van Stralen MM, Cardon G, De Craemer M, et al. Energy balance related behaviours associated with overweight and obesity in preschool children: A systematic review of prospective studies. Obesity Reviews, Obes Rev 2012 Mar;13 Suppl 1:56-74. IF 5.86
  15. Van der Aa N, Bartels M, te Velde SJ, Boomsma DI, de Geus EJC, Brug J. Genetic and Environmental Influences on Individual Differences in Sedentary Behaviour during Adolescence – A Twin-Family Study, Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2012 Feb 6. IF 4.03
  16. van Stralen MM, te Velde SJ, van Nassau F, Brug J, Grammatikaki E, Maes L, et al. Weight status of European preschool children and associations with family demographics and energy balance related behaviours: a pooled analysis of six European studies. Obesity Reviews, Obesity Reviews, Obes Rev 2012 Mar;13 Suppl 1:29-41. IF 5.86


  1. Brug J, Tak NI, te Velde SJ. Evaluation of nationwide health promotion campaigns in The Netherlands: an exploration of practices, wishes and opportunities. Health Promot Int 2011 Jun;26(2):244-54. IF 1.74
  2. Fischer C, Brug J, Tak NI, Yngve A, te Velde SJ. Differences in fruit and vegetable intake and their determinants among 11-year-old schoolchildren between 2003 and 2009. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2011 Dec 22;8(1):141. IF 3.17
  3. Hilsen M, te Velde SJ, Bere E, Brug J. Predictors and mediators of differences in soft drinks consumption according to gender and plans of further education among Norwegian secondary-school children. Public Health Nutr 2011 Nov 29;1-7. IF 2.08
  4. Oosterom-Calo R, van Ballegooijen AJ, Terwee CB, te Velde SJ, Brouwer IA, Jaarsma T, et al. Determinants of heart failure self-care: a systematic literature review. Heart Fail Rev 2011 Dec 2. IF 3.67
  5. Tak NI, te Velde SJ, Oenema A, Van Der Horst K, Timperio A, Crawford D, et al. The association between home environmental variables and soft drink consumption among adolescents. Exploration of mediation by individual cognitions and habit strength. Appetite 2011 Jan 15;56(2):503-10. IF 2.43
  6. te Velde SJ, Snijder MB, van Dijk AE, Brug J, Koppes LL, van MW, et al. Dairy intake from adolescence into adulthood is not associated with being overweight and metabolic syndrome in adulthood: the Amsterdam Growth and Health Longitudinal Study. J Hum Nutr Diet 2011 Feb 21. IF 1.79
  7. te Velde SJ, Veerman LJ, Tak NI, Bosmans JE, Klepp KI, Brug J. Modeling the long term health outcomes and cost-effectiveness of two interventions promoting fruit and vegetable intake among schoolchildren. Econ Hum Biol 2011 Jan;9(1):14-22. IF 2.44
  8. Timperio A, Salmon J, Ball K, te Velde SJ, Brug J, Crawford D. Neighborhood characteristics and TV viewing in youth: Nothing to do but watch TV? J Sci Med Sport 2011 Sep 26. IF 2.54
  9. van Stralen MM, Yıldırım M, te Velde SJ, Brug J, van MW, Chinapaw MJ. What works in school-based energy balance behaviour interventions and what does not? A systematic review of mediating mechanisms. Int J Obes (Lond) 2011 Apr 12. IF 5.13
  10. van Stralen MM, te Velde SJ, Singh AS, De B, I, Martens MK, van der Sluis M, et al. EuropeaN Energy balance Research to prevent excessive weight Gain among Youth (ENERGY) project: Design and methodology of the ENERGY cross-sectional survey. BMC Public Health 2011 Jan 31;11(1):65c
  11. Yıldırım M, Verloigne M, I De Bourdeaudhuij, Androutsos O, Manios Y, Felso R, et al. Study protocol of physical activity and sedentary behaviour measurement among schoolchildren by accelerometry – Cross-sectional survey as part of the ENERGY-project. BMC Public Health 2011 Mar 25;11(1):182. IF 2.36
  12. Yıldırım M, van Stralen MM, Chinapaw MJ, Brug J, van Mechelen W, Twisk JW, te Velde SJ. For whom and under what circumstances do school-based energy balance behavior interventions work? Systematic review on moderators. Int J Pediatr Obes 2011 Jun 9. IF 2.70


  1. Brug J, te Velde SJ, Chinapaw MJ, Bere E, DeBouderaudhuij I, Moore H, et al. Evidence-based development of school-based and family-involved prevention of overweight across Europe: the ENERGY-project’s design and conceptual framework. BMC Public Health 2010;10:276. IF 2.36
  2. Prins RG, van Empelen P, te Velde SJ, Timperio A, van Lenthe FJ, Tak NI, et al. Availability of sports facilities as moderator of the intention-sports participation relationship among adolescents. Health Educ Res 2010 Jun;25(3):489-97. IF 1.90
  3. Tak NI, te Velde SJ, Singh AS, Brug J. The effects of a fruit and vegetable promotion intervention on unhealthy snacks during mid-morning school breaks: results of the Dutch Schoolgruiten Project. J Hum Nutr Diet 2010 Jul 5. IF 1.79
  4. te Velde SJ, van der Horst K, Oenema A, Timperio A, Crawford D, Brug J. Parental and home influences on adolescents’ TV viewing: A mediation analysis. Int J Pediatr Obes 2010 Sep 30. IF 2.70
  5. Van Der Horst K, Oenema A, te Velde SJ, Brug J. Do individual cognitions mediate the association of socio-cultural and physical environmental factors with adolescent sports participation? Public Health Nutr 2010 Oct;13(10A):1746-54. IF 2.08
  6. Wind M, te Velde SJ, Brug J, Sandvik C, Klepp KI. Direct and indirect association between environmental factors and fruit intake, mediation by psychosocial factors: the Pro Children study. Public Health Nutr 2010 Oct;13(10A):1736-45. IF 2.08

Selection of earlier publications

  1.  Tak NI, te Velde SJ, Brug J. Long-term effects of the Dutch Schoolgruiten Project–promoting fruit and vegetable consumption among primary-school children. Public Health Nutr 2009 Aug;12(8):1213-23.
  2. Brug J, Tak NI, te Velde SJ, Bere E, de Bourdeaudhuij I. Taste preferences, liking and other factors related to fruit and vegetable intakes among schoolchildren: results from observational studies. Br J Nutr 2008 Feb;99 Suppl 1:S7-S14.
  3. de Bourdeaudhuij I, Te Velde S, Brug J, Due P, Wind M, Sandvik C, et al. Personal, social and environmental predictors of daily fruit and vegetable intake in 11-year-old children in nine European countries. Eur J Clin Nutr 2008 Jul;62(7):834-41.
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