Publications

[This page was last updated on July 31, 2020]

PhD-thesis:

Timmermans, E.J. The impact of the physical outdoor environment on older adults with osteoarthritis. [PhD thesis]. Enschede, the Netherlands: Gildeprint, 2017. ISBN: 978 94 6233 568 4.

PhD ceremony at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 12, 2017.

Promotor: prof. dr. D.J.H. Deeg                                                                                                        Copromotors: dr. S. van der Pas and dr. L.A. Schaap                                                                                                         

Publications in 2020:

Consolazio, D., Koster A., Sarti S., Schram, M., Stehouwer, C., Timmermans, E.J., Wesselius, A., & Bosma, H. Neighbourhood property value and type 2 diabetes in the Maastricht Study: a multilevel study. PLoS One. 15 (6), e0234324. Special issue: Health Inequities and Disparities Research. 

Hoogendijk, E.O., Deeg, D.J.H., De Breij, S., Klokgieters, S.S., Kok, A.A.L., Stringa, N., Timmermans, E.J., Van Schoor, N.M., Van Zutphen, E.M., Van der Horst, M., Poppelaars, J., Malhoe, P., & Huisman, M. (2020). The Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam: cohort update 2019 and additional data collections. European Journal of Epidemiology. 35, 61-74.

Portegijs, E., Timmermans, E.J., Castell, M.V., Dennison, E.M., Herbolsheimer, F., Limongi, 
F., Van der Pas, S., Schaap, L.S., Van Schoor, N.M., & Deeg, D.J.H. (Accepted). Neighbourhood resources associated with active travel in older adults - a cohort study in six European countries. Accepted for publication in Journal of Aging and Physical Activity

Ruiz, M.A., Beenackers, M.A., Doiron, D., Gurer, A., Sarr, A., Sohel, N., Timmermans, E.J., Wissa, R., Chaix, B., Huisman, M., Krokstad, S., Kubinova, R., Malyutina, S., Raina, P., Tamosiunas, A., Van Lenthe, F.J., & Bobak, M. (Acceoted). Gender, marital and educational inequalities in mid-late life depressive symptoms: cross-cohort variation and moderation by urbanicity degree. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Special Issue: MINDMAP Project.

Siviero, P., Limongi, F., Gesmundo, A., Zambon, S., Cooper, C., Dennison, E.M., Edwards, M.H., Van der Pas, S., Timmermans, E.J., Van Schoor, N.M., Schaap, L.A., Dallmeier, D., Denkinger, M.D., Peter, R., Castell, M.V., Otero, Á., Pedersen, N.L., Deeg, D.J.H., & Maggi, S. (2020). Factors associated with functional decline in hand and hip/knee osteoarthritis after a year’s time: data from the EPOSA study. Arthritis Care & Research.

Siviero, P., Veronese, N., Smith, T., Stubbs, B., Limongi, F., Zambon, S., Dennison, E.M., Edwards, M.H., Cooper, C., Timmermans, E.J., Van Schoor, N.M., Van der Pas, S., Schaap, L.A., Denkinger, M.D., Peter, R., Herbolsheimer, F., Otero, Á., Castell, M.V., Pedersen, N.L., Deeg, D.J.H., & Maggi, S. (2020). Association between osteoarthritis and social isolation: data from the EPOSA study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 68 (1), 87-95.

Timmermans, E.J., & Comijs, H.C. (2020). Alcohol. In M. Visser, A.A.L. Kok, P.E. Spies, B.M. Buurman (Eds.), Inleiding in de gerontologie en geriatrie. (2nd edition, pp. 291-294). Houten, the Netherlands: Bohn Stafleu van Loghum. ISBN: 9789036824521.

Timmermans, E.J., & Huisman, M. (2020). Roken. In M. Visser, A.A.L. Kok, P.E. Spies, B.M. Buurman (Eds.), Inleiding in de gerontologie en geriatrie. (2nd edition, pp. 295-298). Houten, the Netherlands: Bohn Stafleu van Loghum.  ISBN: 9789036824521.

Timmermans, E.J., Reinhard, E., Ruijsbroek, A., Huisman, M., & Avendano, M. (2020). Regeneration of deprived neighbourhoods and indicators of functioning in older adults: a quasi-experimental evaluation of the Dutch District Approach. Health & Place. 64, 102359.

Wey, T.W., Doiron, D., Wissa, R., Fabre, G., Motoc, I., Noordzij, J.M., Ruiz, M.A., Timmermans, E.J., Van Lenthe, F.J., Bobak, M., Chaix, B., Krokstad, S., Raina, P., Sund, E.R., Beenackers, M.A., & Fortier, I. (Accepted). Overview of retrospective data harmonization in the MINDMAP project: process and results. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Special Issue: MINDMAP Project.

Publications in 2019:

Generaal, E., Timmermans, E.J., Dekkers, J.E.C., Smit, J.H., Penninx, B.W.J.H. (2019). Not urbanization level but socioeconomic, physical and social neighbourhood characteristics are associated with presence and severity of depressive and anxiety disorders. Psychological Medicine. 49, 149-161.

Generaal, E., Hoogendijk, E.O., Stam, S., Henke, C.E., Rutters, F., Oosterman, M., Huisman, M., Kramer, S.E., Elders, P.J.M., Timmermans, E.J., Lakerveld, J., Koomen, E., Ten Have, M., De Graaf, R., Snijder, M.B., Stronks, K., Willemsen, G., Boomsma, D.I., Smit, J.H., Penninx, B.W.J.H. (2019). Neighbourhood characteristics and prevalence and severity of depression: pooled analysis of eight Dutch cohort studies. British Journal of Psychiatry. 215 (2), 468-475

Leijssen, J., Snijder, M.B., Timmermans, E.J., Generaal, E., Stronks, K., Kunst, A.E. (2019). The association between road traffic noise and depressed mood among different ethnic and socioeconomic groups. The HELIUS study. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 222 (2), 221-229. 

Motoc, I., Timmermans, E.J., Deeg, D.J.H., Penninx, B.W.J.H., & Huisman, M. (2019). Associations of neighbourhood sociodemographic characteristics with depressive and anxiety symptoms in older age: results from a 5-wave study over 15 years. Health & Place, 59, 102172.

NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). (2019). Rising rural body-mass index is the main driver of the worldwide obesity epidemic. Nature. 569, 260-264.

Siviero, P., Limongi, F., Gesmundo, A., Zambon, S., Cooper, C., Dennison, E.M., Edwards, 
M.H., Timmermans, E.J., Van der Pas, S., Schaap, L.A., Van Schoor, N.M., Denkinger, M.D., Herbolsheimer, F., Peter, R., Castell, M.V., Otero, Á., Queipo, R., Pedersen, N.L., Deeg, D.J.H., & Maggi, S. (2019). Minimal clinically important decline in physical function over one year: EPOSA study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 20, 227.

Timmermans, E.J., De Koning, E.J., Van Schoor, N.M., Van der Pas, S., Denkinger, M.D.,  Dennison, E.M., Maggi, S., Pedersen, N.L., Otero, Á., Peter, R., Cooper, C., Siviero, S., Castell, M.V., Herbolsheimer, F., Edwards, M., Limongi, F., Deeg, D.J.H., & Schaap, L.A. (2019). Within-person pain variability and physical activity in older adults with osteoarthritis from six European countries. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 20:12.

Timmermans, E.J., Hoogendijk, E.O., Broese van Groenou, M.I., Comijs, H.C., Van Schoor, N.M., Thomése, F.C.F., Visser, M., Deeg, D.J.H., & Huisman, M. (2019). Trends across 20 years in multiple indicators of functioning among older adults in the Netherlands. European Journal of Public Health. 29 (6), 1096-1102.

Timmermans, E.J., Hoogendijk, E.O., & Huisman, M. The Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam (LASA): an overview. In D. Gu, & M.E. Dupre (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging. Basel, Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland AG. [book chapter]. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69892-2_1090-1. 

Timmermans, E.J., Veldhuizen, E.M., Mäki-Opas, T., Snijder, M.B., Lakerveld, J., & Kunst, A.E (2019). Associations of neighbourhood safety with leisure-time walking and cycling in population subgroups: the HELIUS study. Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology. 31, 100300.

Publications in 2018:

De Koning, E.J., Timmermans, E.J., Van Schoor, N.M., Stubbs, B., Van den Krommer, T.N., Dennison, E.M., Limongi, F., Castell, M.V., Edwards, M.H., Queipo, R., Cooper, C., Siviero, P., Van der Pas, S., Pedersen, N.L., Sánchez-Martínez, M., Deeg, D.J.H., & Denkinger, M.D. (2018). Within-person pain variability and mental health in older adults with osteoarthritis: an analysis across 6 European cohorts. The Journal of Pain. 19 (6), 690-698.

De Zwart, F., Brunekreef, B., Timmermans, E.J., Deeg, D.J.H., & Gehring U. (2018). Air pollution is associated with performance-based physical functioning in Dutch older adults. Environmental Health Perspectives. 126 (1), 017009.

Timmermans, E.J., Gehring, U., De Zwart, F., Brunekreef, B., Deeg, D.J.H. (2018). Luchtvervuiling en fysiek functioneren van ouderen in Nederland. Geron. 20 (2), 72-74.

Timmermans, E.J., Huisman, M., Kok, A.A.L., & Kunst, A.E. (2018). Smoking cessation and 16-year trajectories of functional limitations among Dutch older adults: results from the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam. The Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 73 (12), 1722-1728.

Timmermans, E.J., Lakerveld, J., Beulens, J.W.J., Boomsma, D.I., Kramer, S.E., Oosterman, M., Willemsen, G., Stam, M. Nijpels, G., Schuengel, C., Smit, J.H., Brunekreef, B., Dekkers, J.E.C., Deeg, D.J.H., Penninx, B.W.J.H., & Huisman, M. (2018). Cohort Profile: The Geoscience and Health Cohort Consortium (GECCO) in the Netherlands. BMJ Open. 8 (6), e021597.

Timmermans, E.J., Veldhuizen, E.M., Snijder, M.B., Huisman, M., Kunst, A.E. (2018). Neighbourhood safety and smoking in population subgroups: The HELIUS study. Preventive Medicine. 112, 111-118.

Publications in 2017:

Schaap, L.A., Timmermans, E.J., Zambon, S., Maggi, S., & Deeg, D.J.H. (2017). The association between diabetes and osteoarthritis: the role of waist circumference. Innovation in Aging. 1 (Suppl 1), 1383. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igx004.5090.

Timmermans, E.J. The impact of the physical outdoor environment on older adults with osteoarthritis. [PhD thesis]. Enschede, the Netherlands: Gildeprint, 2017. (pp. 1-243).                ISBN: 978 94 6233 568 4.

Timmermans, E.J., Van der Pas, S., Schaap, L.A., Cooper, C., Edwards, M.H., Gale, C.R., Deeg, D.J.H., & Dennison, E.M. (2017). Associations between perceived neighbourhood problems, physical activity and quality of life in older adults with and without osteoarthritis: results from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study. Health & Place. 43, 144-150. 

Publications in 2016:

Herbolsheimer, F., Schaap, L.A., Edwards, M.H., Maggi, S., Otero, Á., Timmermans, E.J., Denkinger, M.D., Van der Pas, S., Dekker, J., Cooper, C., Dennison, E.M., Van Schoor, N.M., & Peter, R. (2016). Physical activity patterns among older adults with and without knee osteoarthritis in six European countries. Arthritis Care & Research. 68 (2), 228-236.

Siviero, P., Zambon, S., Limongi, F., Castell, M.V., Cooper, C., Deeg, D.J.H., Denkinger, M.D., Dennison, E.M., Edwards, M.H., Gesmundo, A., Otero, Á., Pedersen, N., Richard, P., Queipo, R., Timmermans, E.J., Van Schoor, N.M., & Maggi, S. (2016). How hand osteoarthritis, comorbidity and pain interact to determine functional limitation in older people: observations from the EPOSA study. Arthritis & Rheumatology. 68 (11), 2662-2670.

Timmermans, E.J., Deeg, D.J.H. (2016). De invloed van het weer op gewrichtspijn bij ouderen met artrose [In English: The influence of weather conditions on joint pain in older adults with osteoarthritis]. Gerōn | Tijdschrift over ouder worden & samenleving. 18 (3), 70-72.

Timmermans, E.J., Schaap, L.A., Visser, M., Van der Ploeg, H.P., Wagtendonk, A.J., Van der Pas, S., & Deeg, D.J.H. (2016). The association of the neighbourhood built environment with objectively measured physical activity in older adults with and without lower limb osteoarthritis. BMC Public Health. 16:710.

Timmermans, E.J., Van der Pas, S., Cooper, C., Schaap, L.A., Edwards, M.H., Deeg, D.J.H., Gale, C.R., & Dennison, E.M. (2016). The neighbourhood environment and use of resources in older people with and without lower limb osteoarthritis: results from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study. Clinical Rheumatology. 35 (11), 2797-2805.

Timmermans, E.J., Van der Pas, S., Dennison, E.M., Maggi, S., Peter, R., Castell, M.V., Pedersen, N.L., Denkinger, M.D., Edwards, M.H., Limongi, F., Herbolsheimer, F., Sánchez-Martínez, M., Siviero, P., Queipo, R., Schaap, L.A., & Deeg, D.J.H.; for the EPOSA research group. (2016). The influence of weather conditions on outdoor physical activity among older people with and without osteoarthritis: results from the European Project on OSteoArthritis. Journal of Physical Activity & Health. 13 (12), 1385-1395.

Publication in 2015:

Timmermans, E.J., Schaap, L.A., Herbolsheimer, F., Dennison, E.M., Maggi, S., Pedersen, N.L., Castell, M.V., Denkinger, M.D., Edwards, M.H., Limongi, F., Sánchez-Martínez, M., Siviero, P., Queipo, R., Peter, R., Van der Pas, S., & Deeg, D.J.H.; for the EPOSA research group. (2015). The influence of weather conditions on joint pain in older people with osteoarthritis: results from the European Project on OSteoArthritis. The Journal of Rheumatology. 42 (10), 1885-1892.

Publication in 2014:

Timmermans E.J., Van der Pas, S., Schaap, L.A., Sánchez-Martínez, M., Zambon, S., Peter, R., Dennison, E.M., Pedersen, N.L., Denkinger, M., Castell, M.V., Siviero, P., Herbolsheimer, F., Edwards, M.H., Otero, Á., & Deeg, D.J.H. (2014). Self-perceived weather sensitivity and joint pain in older people with osteoarthritis in six European countries: results from the European Project on OSteoArthritis (EPOSA). BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 15:66.

Publication in 2012:

Pepping, G.J., & Timmermans, E.J. (2012). Oxytocin and the Biopsychology of Performance in Team Sport. The Scientific World Journal, doi: 10.1100/2012/567363. 

See also: Jouret, J. (2013). In Focus: The Sport Hormone. The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. 1, Suppl 1: s8-9, doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(13)70004-4.