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Determinants of dietary and physical activity behaviours among women of reproductive age in urban Uganda, a qualitative study.

Peter Yiga, Patrick Ogwok, Julian Achieng, Mary Devota Auma, Jan Seghers, Christophe Matthys,

<h4>Objective</h4>To explore determinants of dietary and physical activity behaviours among women of reproductive age.<h4>Design</h4>Data were collected through focus group discussions (FGD). The FGD guide was based on a modified theoretical framework; theory of planned behaviour was incorporated with constructs of health belief model, precaution adoption process model, social cognitive and ... Read more >>

Public Health Nutr (Public health nutrition)
[2021, 24(12):3624-3636]

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Determinants of dietary and physical activity behaviours among women of reproductive age in urban sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review.

Peter Yiga, Jan Seghers, Patrick Ogwok, Christophe Matthys,

Urban sub-Saharan Africa is in a nutrition transition shifting towards consumption of energy-dense nutrient-poor diets and decreasing physical activity. Determinants of nutrition transition in sub-Saharan Africa are presently not well understood. The objective of this review was to synthesise available data on determinants of dietary and physical activity behaviours among ... Read more >>

Br J Nutr (The British journal of nutrition)
[2020, 124(8):761-772]

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Trends in Muscle-Strengthening Exercise Among Nationally Representative Samples of United States Adults Between 2011 and 2017.

Jason A Bennie, Tracy Kolbe-Alexander, Jan Seghers, Stuart J H Biddle, Katrien De Cocker,

BACKGROUND:Muscle-strengthening exercise (MSE) is a component of the World Health Organization's "2010 Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health." However, its participation trends are seldom examined in physical activity surveillance. This study describes the prevalence, trends, and correlates of MSE among a large sample of US adults. METHODS:The data were ... Read more >>

J Phys Act Health (Journal of physical activity & health)
[2020, 17(5):512-518]

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Effectiveness of a mobile preconception lifestyle programme in couples undergoing in vitro fertilisation (IVF): the protocol for the PreLiFe randomised controlled trial (PreLiFe-RCT).

Tessy Boedt, Eline Dancet, Sharon Lie Fong, Karen Peeraer, Diane De Neubourg, Sofie Pelckmans, Arne van de Vijver, Jan Seghers, Katleen Van der Gucht, Ben Van Calster, Carl Spiessens, Christophe Matthys,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Infertility and in vitro fertilisation (IVF; with or without intracytoplasmic sperm injection) result in considerable emotional and financial burden. Increasing evidence suggests that lifestyle factors, including diet, physical activity and personal well-being, are associated with IVF-success rates. Currently, IVF is not routinely combined with a lifestyle programme. The preconception lifestyle ... Read more >>

BMJ Open (BMJ open)
[2019, 9(7):e029665]

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Results from Flanders' 2018 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth.

Jan Seghers, Stijn De Baere, Maïté Verloigne, Greet Cardon,

J Phys Act Health (Journal of physical activity & health)
[2018, 15(S2):S357-S359]

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Increasing Employees' Health by Workplace Physical Activity Counseling: The Mediating Role of Step-Based Physical Activity Behavior Change.

Anass Arrogi, Astrid Schotte, An Bogaerts, Filip Boen, Jan Seghers,

<h4>Background</h4>This study evaluated the effects of a 3-month workplace physical activity (PA) intervention on employees' health-related fitness and well-being. Moreover, mediational pathways were examined.<h4>Methods</h4>A longitudinal, quasi-experimental trial was evaluated in Belgian employees. The intervention group (IG: n = 246) received 3-months individualized, tailored PA counseling, consisting of face-to-face counseling and follow-up e-mail ... Read more >>

J Phys Act Health (Journal of physical activity & health)
[2019, 16(3):205-213]

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Can a framed intervention motivate older adults in assisted living facilities to exercise?

Jari Vanroy, Jan Seghers, Jannique van Uffelen, Filip Boen,

<h4>Background</h4>The majority of institutionalized older adults do not exercise, despite the many health benefits. The current study investigated whether a framed intervention can motivate older adults in assisted living facilities (ALFs) to perform functional resistance exercises. It was hypothesized that repeated framing of these exercises from a prevention perspective (e.g., ... Read more >>

BMC Geriatr (BMC geriatrics)
[2019, 19(1):46]

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Health Promotion Interventions in Sports Clubs: Can We Talk About a Setting-Based Approach? A Systematic Mapping Review.

Susanna Geidne, Sami Kokko, Aoife Lane, Linda Ooms, Anne Vuillemin, Jan Seghers, Pasi Koski, Michal Kudlacek, Stacey Johnson, Aurélie Van Hoye,

Many researchers and authorities have recognized the important role that sports clubs can play in public health. In spite of attempts to create a theoretical framework in the early 2000s, a thorough understanding of sports clubs as a setting for health promotion (HP) is lacking. Despite calls for more effective, ... Read more >>

Health Educ Behav (Health education & behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education)
[2019, 46(4):592-601]

Cited: 11 times

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Evaluation of stAPP: a smartphone-based intervention to reduce prolonged sitting among Belgian adults.

Anass Arrogi, An Bogaerts, Jan Seghers, Karlien Devloo, Vero Vanden Abeele, Luc Geurts, Jeroen Wauters, Filip Boen,

Excessive uninterrupted sitting, also known as sedentary behavior, has been detrimentally associated with several health outcomes. However, the general population is often unaware of these health risks. Mobile phone technology offers great potential to increase awareness and to initiate behavior change. This study examined the short-term effects of stAPP, a ... Read more >>

Health Promot Int (Health promotion international)
[2019, 34(1):16-27]

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Validation of a smart chair and corresponding smartphone app as an objective measure of desk-based sitting.

Anass Arrogi, Filip Boen, Jan Seghers,

<h4>Objectives</h4>This study evaluated the validity of a smart chair and corresponding smartphone app (chair&app) to measure sitting time and sitting interruptions against camera-derived observation and activPAL.<h4>Methods</h4>Belgian deskbound university employees (n = 28, 17 women, mean age 30 ± 7.5 years, mean BMI 22.1 ± 2.0 kg/m<sup>2</sup> ) were provided with the chair&app in three conditions: a controlled condition ... Read more >>

J Occup Health (Journal of occupational health)
[2019, 61(1):121-127]

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Does sports club participation contribute to physical activity among children and adolescents? A comparison across six European countries.

Sami Kokko, Leena Martin, Susanna Geidne, Aurelie Van Hoye, Aoife Lane, Jeroen Meganck, Jeroen Scheerder, Jan Seghers, Jari Villberg, Michal Kudlacek, Petr Badura, Kaisu Mononen, Minna Blomqvist, Bart De Clercq, Pasi Koski,

<b>Aims:</b> Insufficient physical activity (PA) is one of the largest public health challenges of our time and requires a multisectoral public-health response. PA recommendations state that all children and adolescents should accumulate at least 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous PA (MVPA) daily and carry out vigorous PA (VPA) three times weekly. ... Read more >>

Scand J Public Health (Scandinavian journal of public health)
[2019, 47(8):851-858]

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Report Card Grades on the Physical Activity of Children and Youth Comparing 30 Very High Human Development Index Countries.

Salomé Aubert, Joel D Barnes, Nicolas Aguilar-Farias, Greet Cardon, Chen-Kang Chang, Christine Delisle Nyström, Yolanda Demetriou, Lowri Edwards, Arunas Emeljanovas, Aleš Gába, Wendy Y Huang, Izzeldin A E Ibrahim, Jaak Jürimäe, Peter T Katzmarzyk, Agata Korcz, Yeon Soo Kim, Eun-Young Lee, Marie Löf, Tom Loney, Shawnda A Morrison, Jorge Mota, John J Reilly, Blanca Roman-Viñas, Natasha Schranz, John Scriven, Jan Seghers, Thomas Skovgaard, Melody Smith, Martyn Standage, Gregor Starc, Gareth Stratton, Tim Takken, Tuija Tammelin, Chiaki Tanaka, David Thivel, Richard Tyler, Alun Williams, Stephen H S Wong, Paweł Zembura, Mark S Tremblay,

<h4>Background</h4>To better understand the childhood physical inactivity crisis, Report Cards on physical activity of children and youth were prepared concurrently in 30 very high Human Development Index countries. The aim of this article was to present, describe, and compare the findings from these Report Cards.<h4>Methods</h4>The Report Cards were developed using ... Read more >>

J Phys Act Health (Journal of physical activity & health)
[2018, 15(S2):S298-S314]

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Global Matrix 3.0 Physical Activity Report Card Grades for Children and Youth: Results and Analysis From 49 Countries.

Salomé Aubert, Joel D Barnes, Chalchisa Abdeta, Patrick Abi Nader, Ade F Adeniyi, Nicolas Aguilar-Farias, Dolores S Andrade Tenesaca, Jasmin Bhawra, Javier Brazo-Sayavera, Greet Cardon, Chen-Kang Chang, Christine Delisle Nyström, Yolanda Demetriou, Catherine E Draper, Lowri Edwards, Arunas Emeljanovas, Aleš Gába, Karla I Galaviz, Silvia A González, Marianella Herrera-Cuenca, Wendy Y Huang, Izzeldin A E Ibrahim, Jaak Jürimäe, Katariina Kämppi, Tarun R Katapally, Piyawat Katewongsa, Peter T Katzmarzyk, Asaduzzaman Khan, Agata Korcz, Yeon Soo Kim, Estelle Lambert, Eun-Young Lee, Marie Löf, Tom Loney, Juan López-Taylor, Yang Liu, Daga Makaza, Taru Manyanga, Bilyana Mileva, Shawnda A Morrison, Jorge Mota, Vida K Nyawornota, Reginald Ocansey, John J Reilly, Blanca Roman-Viñas, Diego Augusto Santos Silva, Pairoj Saonuam, John Scriven, Jan Seghers, Natasha Schranz, Thomas Skovgaard, Melody Smith, Martyn Standage, Gregor Starc, Gareth Stratton, Narayan Subedi, Tim Takken, Tuija Tammelin, Chiaki Tanaka, David Thivel, Dawn Tladi, Richard Tyler, Riaz Uddin, Alun Williams, Stephen H S Wong, Ching-Lin Wu, Paweł Zembura, Mark S Tremblay,

<h4>Background</h4>Accumulating sufficient moderate to vigorous physical activity is recognized as a key determinant of physical, physiological, developmental, mental, cognitive, and social health among children and youth (aged 5-17 y). The Global Matrix 3.0 of Report Card grades on physical activity was developed to achieve a better understanding of the global variation ... Read more >>

J Phys Act Health (Journal of physical activity & health)
[2018, 15(S2):S251-S273]

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Effects of Generalization of Engagement in Parkour from Physical Education to Recess on Physical Activity.

Rosalie Coolkens, Phillip Ward, Jan Seghers, Peter Iserbyt,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To investigate the effect of generalization of engagement in parkour from physical education (PE) to organized and supervised recess on voluntary participation and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA).<h4>Method</h4>Children received a 6-day parkour unit in PE and every two lessons they could voluntarily participate in 20-min parkour recess. Fourteen elementary school classes ... Read more >>

Res Q Exerc Sport (Research quarterly for exercise and sport)
[2018, 89(4):429-439]

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The Effect of Organized Versus Supervised Recess on Elementary School Children's Participation, Physical Activity, Play, and Social Behavior: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial.

Rosalie Coolkens, Phillip Ward, Jan Seghers, Peter Iserbyt,

<h4>Background</h4>Recess strategies that increase children's physical activity and contribute to the daily 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) are recommended.<h4>Methods</h4>A cluster randomized trial was conducted to examine the effect of supervised versus organized recess on children's participation, physical activity, play, and social behavior. In supervised recess, children ... Read more >>

J Phys Act Health (Journal of physical activity & health)
[2018, 15(10):747-754]

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Acknowledgement Correction: Face-to-Face Versus Mobile Versus Blended Weight Loss Program: Randomized Clinical Trial.

Emalie Hurkmans, Christophe Matthys, An Bogaerts, Leonie Scheys, Karlien Devloo, Jan Seghers,

[This corrects the article DOI: 10.2196/mhealth.7713.]. ... Read more >>

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth (JMIR mHealth and uHealth)
[2018, 6(3):e10159]

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Face-to-Face Versus Mobile Versus Blended Weight Loss Program: Randomized Clinical Trial.

Emalie Hurkmans, Christophe Matthys, An Bogaerts, Leonie Scheys, Karlien Devloo, Jan Seghers,

<h4>Background</h4>Conventional face-to-face weight loss and weight control programs are very labor intensive for both the patient and the provider. It is unclear to what extent conventional programs can be (partially) completed by mobile health (mHealth) apps.<h4>Objective</h4>The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of different weight loss programs ... Read more >>

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth (JMIR mHealth and uHealth)
[2018, 6(1):e14]

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Exploring strategies to improve the health promotion orientation of Flemish sports clubs.

Jeroen Meganck, Jan Seghers, Jeroen Scheerder,

Sports clubs are increasingly recognized as an innovative setting for health promotion, as exemplified by the health promoting sports club concept. This study aims to assess the health promotion orientation of both youth sports clubs (YSC) and adult sports clubs (ASC) in Flanders and to identify the motives and barriers ... Read more >>

Health Promot Int (Health promotion international)
[2017, 32(4):681-690]

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Short- and long-term effects of a need-supportive physical activity intervention among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: A randomized controlled pilot trial.

Jari Vanroy, Jan Seghers, An Bogaerts, Karlien Devloo, Stijn De Cock, Filip Boen,

<h4>Objective</h4>This pilot trial evaluated the short- and long-term effects of a six-week need-supportive physical activity (PA) intervention among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, on health-related (HbA1c and physical fitness) and behavioral (objectively-measured and self-reported PA) outcomes.<h4>Methods</h4>To support the basic psychological needs for autonomy, relatedness and competence, the intervention included ... Read more >>

PLoS One (PloS one)
[2017, 12(4):e0174805]

Cited: 3 times

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The effect of a dynamic chair on seated energy expenditure.

Aoife Synnott, Wim Dankaerts, Jan Seghers, Helen Purtill, Kieran O'Sullivan,

Dynamic sitting approaches have been advocated to increase seated energy expenditure with the view of lessening the sedentary nature of the task. This study compared energy expenditure (EE) and overall body discomfort on a novel dynamic chair with a standard office chair. Fifteen pain-free participants completed a DVD viewing task ... Read more >>

Ergonomics (Ergonomics)
[2017, 60(10):1384-1392]

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Ergometer-cycling with strict versus minimal contact supervision among the oldest adults: A cluster-randomised controlled trial.

Evelien Van Roie, Sofie Martien, Emalie Hurkmans, Johan Pelssers, Jan Seghers, Filip Boen, Christophe Delecluse,

<h4>Objective</h4>To evaluate the feasibility and short- and long-term effects of two 10-wk structured ergometer-cycling programs among elderly in assisted-living residences.<h4>Design, setting, and participants</h4>Eight assisted-living residences (N=95; age=81.2±5.9years) were randomly assigned to one of three conditions: 1) ergometer-cycling with strict coach-supervision (STRICT, N=3; n=35); 2) ergometer-cycling with autonomy-supportive minimal contact coach-supervision ... Read more >>

Arch Gerontol Geriatr (Archives of gerontology and geriatrics)
[2017, 70:112-122]

Cited: 2 times

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Promoting Stair Climbing in a Worksite and Public Setting: Are Footprints Enough?

Ann-Sophie Van Hoecke, Jan Seghers, Filip Boen,

PURPOSE:To evaluate the impact of footprints on stair climbing in different settings. DESIGN:Interrupted time-series design. SETTING:A company (stair/elevator choice) and a mall (stair/escalator choice). PARTICIPANTS:Employees (n = 5676) and visitors of the mall (n = 12 623). INTERVENTION:An intervention comprising 3 consecutive phases was implemented-(1) footprints leading to the stairs ... Read more >>

Am J Health Promot (American journal of health promotion : AJHP)
[2018, 32(3):527-535]

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Short- and long-term effectiveness of a three-month individualized need-supportive physical activity counseling intervention at the workplace.

Anass Arrogi, Astrid Schotte, An Bogaerts, Filip Boen, Jan Seghers,

<h4>Background</h4>The objective of the present study was to evaluate the short- and long-term intervention and mediation effects of a 3-month individualized need-supportive physical activity (PA) counseling intervention on employees' PA and sedentary behavior.<h4>Methods</h4>Insufficiently active employees (n = 300; mean age 42 ± 9 years; 78% female) were recruited from a large pharmaceutical company in Flanders, ... Read more >>

BMC Public Health (BMC public health)
[2017, 17(1):52]

Cited: 11 times

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Results From Belgium's 2016 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth.

Anne I Wijtzes, Maïté Verloigne, Alexandre Mouton, Marc Cloes, Karin A A De Ridder, Greet Cardon, Jan Seghers,

<h4>Background</h4>This 2016 Belgium Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth is the first systematic evaluation of physical activity (PA) behaviors, related health behaviors, health outcomes, and influences thereon, using the Active Healthy Kids Canada grading framework.<h4>Methods</h4>A research working group consisting of PA experts from both Flanders and Wallonia ... Read more >>

J Phys Act Health (Journal of physical activity & health)
[2016, 13(11 Suppl 2):S95-S103]

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The effectiveness of a community-based fundamental motor skill intervention in children aged 3-8 years: Results of the "Multimove for Kids" project.

Farid Bardid, Matthieu Lenoir, Floris Huyben, Kristine De Martelaer, Jan Seghers, Jacqueline D Goodway, Frederik J A Deconinck,

<h4>Objectives</h4>The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of a 30-week fundamental motor skill program in typically developing young children and to investigate possible sex differences.<h4>Design</h4>A multicenter quasi experimental design was set up for this study which involved 992 children aged 3-8 years.<h4>Methods</h4>All participants received their typical Physical ... Read more >>

J Sci Med Sport (Journal of science and medicine in sport)
[2017, 20(2):184-189]

Cited: 6 times

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