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Lakerveld J, Woods C, Hebestreit A, Flechtner-Mors M, Harrington JM, Kamphuis CBM, Luszczynska A, Mazzocchi M, Murrin C, Poelman MP, Steenhuis I, Roos G, Steinacker JM, Stock C, van Lenthe FJ, Zeeb H, Zukowska J, Ahrens W, on behalf of the PEN-Consortium. (2020) Advancing the evidence base for public policies impacting on dietary behaviour and physical activity in Europe: A new research network promoting a multidisciplinary approach. Food Policy. In press.

Lakerveld J, Palmeira AL, van Duinkerken E, Whitelock V, Peyrot M, Nouwen A. (2020) Motivation: key to a healthy lifestyle in people with diabetes? Current and emerging knowledge and applications. Diabetic Medicine. 2020.8.

Renaud LR, Jelsma JGM, Huysmans MA, van Nassau F, Lakerveld J, Speklé E, Bosmans JE, Stijnman DPM, Loyen A, van der Beek AJ, van der Ploeg HP. (2020) Effectiveness of the Multi-Component Dynamic Work Intervention to Reduce Sitting Time in Office Workers - Results From a Pragmatic Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial. Appl Ergon, 84, 103027.

den Braver NR, Kok JG, Mackenbach JD, Rutter H, Oppert J-M, Sofie Compernolle5, Twisk JWR, Brug J, Beulens JWJ, Lakerveld J. (2020) Neighbourhood drivability: Environmental and individual characteristics associated with car use across Europe. IJBNPA. 17 (1), 8.

Timmer TC, de Groot R, Rijnhart JJM, Lakerveld J, Brug J, Perenboom CWM, Baart AM, Prinsze FJ, Zalpuri S, van der Schoot CE, de Kort WLAM, van den Hurk K. (2019) Dietary intake of heme iron is associated with ferritin and hemoglobin levels in Dutch blood donors: results from Donor InSight. Haematologica. 229450. Full Text




de Pinho MGM, Mackenbach JD, Charreire H, Oppert J-M, Rutter H, Beulens JWJ, Brug J, Lakerveld J. (2019) Comparing different residential neighbourhood definitions in the association between density of restaurants and home-cooking among Dutch adults. Nutrients.11(8). pii: E1796. Full Text

de Groot R, Lakerveld J, Brug J, Lagerberg JW, de Korte D, Hoekstra T, de Kort W, van den Hurk K. (2019) Lifestyle behaviours are not associated with haemolysis: results from Donor InSight. Blood Transfusion.DOI 10.2450/2019.0151-19. Full Text

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

Jia P, Yu C, Remais JV, Stein A, Liu Y,  Brownson RC, Lakerveld J,  Wu T, Yang L,  Smith M, Amer S, Pearce J, Kestens Y, Kwan M-P, Lai S, Xu F, Chen X, Rundle A, Xiao Q, Xue H, Luo M, Zhao L,  Cheng G,  Yang S, Zhou X, Li Y, Panter J, Kingham S, Jones A, Johnson BT, Shi X, Zhang L, Wang L, Wu J, Mavoa S, Toivonen T, Mwenda KM, Wang Y, Verschuren M, Vermeulen R, James P. (2019) Spatial Lifecourse Epidemiology Reporting Standards (ISLE-ReSt) statement. Health and Place. 102243. 

den Braver NR, Rutters F, van der Spek ALJK, Ibi D, Looman M, Geelen A, Elders P, van der Heijden AA, Brug J, Lakerveld J, Soedamah-Muthu SS, Beulens JWJ. (2019) Adherence to a food group-based dietary guideline and incidence of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. European Journal of Nutrition. Full Text

Jia P, Lakerveld J, Wu J, Stein A, Root E, Sabel CE, Vermeulen R, Remais JV, Chen X, Brownson RC, Amer S, Xiao Q, Wang L, Verschuren M, Wu T, Wang Y, James P. (2019) Top 10 research priorities in Spatial Lifecourse Epidemiology. Environmental Health Perspectives. 27(7). Full Text

Wenzel M, Geelen A, Wolters M, Hebestreit A, Van Laerhoven K, Lakerveld J, Frost Andersen L, van't Veer P, Kubiak T. (2019) The role of self-control and the presence of enactment models on sugar-sweetened beverage consumption: a pilot study. Frontiers in Psychology. 10;1511. Full Text 

Generaal E, Hoogendijk EO, Stam M, Henke CE, Rutters F, Oosterman M, Huisman M, Kramer SE, Elders PJM, Timmermans EJ, Lakerveld J, Koomen E, ten Have M, de Graaf R, Snijder MB, Stronks K, Willemsen G, Boomsma DI, Smit JH, Penninx WJH. (2019) Neighbourhood characteristics and prevalence and severity of depression: a pooled analysis of eight Dutch cohort studies.The British Journal of Psychiatry. 6:1-8. Full Text

de Groot R, Hoenink JC, Mackenbach JD, den Braver NR, Pinho MGM, Brassinga D, Prinsze FJ, Timmer TC, de Kort WLAM, Brug J, van den Hurk K, Lakerveld J. (2019) The association between population density and blood lipid levels in Dutch blood donors. Int J Health Geogr. 4;18(1):3. Full Text

Mackenbach JD, Beenackers MA, Noordzij M, Oude Groeniger J, Lakerveld J, van Lenthe FJ. The Moderating Role of Self-Control and Financial Strain in the Relation between Exposure to the Food Environment and Obesity: The GLOBE Study. (2019) 16(4), 674. Full Text

de Groot R, van den Hurk K, Schoonmade LJ, de Kort WLAM, Brug J, Lakerveld J. (2019) Built-environment characteristics and blood lipids: a systematic review and meta-analysis of urban-rural differences.BMJ Global Health. 24;4(1):e001017. Full Text

Hoenink JC, Lakerveld J, Rutter H, Compernolle S, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Bardos H,  Charreire H, Oppert J-M, Mackenbach JD. (2018) The moderating role of social neighbourhood factors in the association between features of the physical neighbourhood environment and weight status. Obesity Facts. 12(1):14-24. Full Text

de Pinho MGM, Mackenbach JD, Oppert J-M, Charreire H, Bárdos H, Rutter H, Compernolle S, Beulens JWJ, Brug J, Lakerveld J. (2019) Exploring absolute and relative measures of exposure to food environments in relation to dietary patterns among European adults. Public Health Nutrition. 22(6):1037-1047. Full Text



Mackenbach JD, Lakerveld J, Generaal E, Gibson-Smith D, Penninx BWJH, Beulens JWJ. (2018) Local fast-food environment, diet and blood pressure: the moderating role of mastery. Eur. J. Nutrition. 2018. Full Text

Van Cauwenberg J, Loyen A, Lakerveld J, Cardon G, De Craemer M, Gheysen F, Chastin SFM. (2018) Differential influences of population densification and economic growth on Europeans’ physical activity and sitting time. Cities. 82.141-149. Full Text

Mackenbach JD, de Groot R, Lakerveld J, De Cocker K, Cardon G, De Bourdeaudhuij I,  Compernolle S. (2018) What factors explain socioeconomic inequalities in adults’ television-related sitting time? European Journal of Public Health. 1-6. Full Text

Rutters F, Beulens JWJ, Koopman ADM, Lakerveld J, van der Heijden AA, Nijpels G, Elders PJ. (2018) The association between multiple sleep-related characteristics and the metabolic syndrome in the general population: The New Hoorn study. Sleep Medicine. 22;52:51-57. Full Text

Lakerveld J, Mackenbach JD, de Boer F, Brandhorst B, Broerse JEW, de Bruijn G-J, Feunekes G, Gillebaart M, Harbers M, Hoenink J, Klein M, Mensink F, Middel C, de Ridder DTD, Rutters F, Sluijs I, van der Schouw YT, Schuitmaker TJ, te Velde SJ, Velema E, Waterlander W, Brug J, Beulens JWJ.(2018) Improving cardiometabolic health through nudging dietary behaviours and physical activity in low SES adults: Design of the Supreme Nudge project. BMC Public Health. 18(1):899. Full Text

De Craemer M, Chastin S, Ahrens W, Bernaards C, Brug J, Buck C, Cardon G, Capranica L, Dargent-Molina P, De Lepeleere S, Hoffmann B, Kennedy A, Lakerveld J, Lien N, Ling F, Loyen A, MacDonncha C, Nazare J-A, O’Donoghue G, O’Gorman D, Perchoux C, Pigeot I, Simon C, Mueller-Stierlin AS, van der Ploeg H, Van Cauwenberg J, Oppert J-M. (2018) Data on Determinants Are Needed to Curb the Sedentary Epidemic in Europe. Lessons Learnt from the DEDIPAC European Knowledge Hub. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health. 15:1406. Full Text

Mackenbach JD, de Pinho MGM, Faber E, den Braver N, de Groot R, Charreire H, Oppert J-M, Bardos H, Rutter H, Compernolle S, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Lakerveld J. (2018) Exploring the cross-sectional association between outdoor recreational facilities and leisure-time physical activity: the role of usage and residential self-selection. IJBNPA 15:55. Full Text

Mc Dowell CP, Carlin A, Capranica L, Dillon C, Harrington JM, Lakerveld J, Loyen A, Ling FCM, Brug J, MacDonncha C, Herring MP. (2018) Associations of self-reported physical activity and depression in 10,000 Irish adults across harmonised datasets: a DEDIPAC-study. BMC Public Health.1;18(1):779. Full Text

Timmermans EJ, Lakerveld J, Beulens JWJ, Boomsma DI, Kramer SE, Oosterman M, Willemsen G, Stam M, Nijpels G, Schuengel C, Smit JH, Brunekreef B, Dekkers JEC, Deeg DJH, Penninx BWJH, Huisman M. (2018) Cohort Profile: The Geoscience and Health Cohort Consortium (GECCO). BMJ Open. 8:e021597. Full Text

Stok MF, Renner B, Clarys P, Lien N, Lakerveld J, Deliens T. (2018) Understanding Eating Behavior during the Transition from Adolescence to Young Adulthood: A Literature Review and Perspective on Future Research Directions. Nutrients. 10(6), 667. Full Text

Loyen A, Chey T, Engelen L, Bauman A, Lakerveld J, van der Ploeg HP, Brug J, Chau JY. (2018) Recent trends in population levels and correlates of occupational and leisure sitting time in full-time employed Australian adults. PLoS One. 13(4):e0195177. Full Text

Mackenbach JD, Charreire H, Glonti K, Bárdos H, Rutter H, Compernolle S, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Nijpels G, Brug J, Oppert J-M, Lakerveld J. (2018) Exploring the Relation of Spatial Access to Fast Food Outlets With Body Weight: A Mediation Analysis. Environment and Behavior. 1-30. Full Text

de Pinho MGM, Mackenbach JD, Charreire H, Oppert J-M, Bárdos H, Rutter H, Compernolle S, Beulens JWJ, Brug J, Lakerveld J. (2018) Spatial access to restaurants and grocery stores in relation to frequency of home cooking. IJBNPA. 15:6. Full Text

Carraça EV, Mackenbach JD, Lakerveld J, Rutter H, Oppert JM, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Compernolle S, Roda C, Bardos H, Teixeira PJ. (2018) Lack of interest in physical activity - individual and environmental attributes in adults across Europe: The SPOTLIGHT project. Preventive Medicine. 111:41-48. Full Text

Hart E, Lakerveld J, McKee M, Oppert J-M, Rutter H, Charreire H, Veenhoven R, Bárdos H, Compernolle S, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Brug J, Mackenbach JD (2017) Contextual correlates of happiness in European adults. PLoS One. 13(1): e0190387. Full Text

Den Braver NR, Lakerveld J, Rutters F, Schoonmade LJ, Brug J, Beulens JWJ. (1017) Built environmental characteristics and diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Medicine. 16:12. Full Text



Brug J, van der Ploeg HP, Loyen A, Ahrens W, Allais O, Andersen LF, Cardon G, Capranica L, Chastin S, De Bourdeaudhuij I, De Craemer M, Donnelly A, Ekelund U, Finglas P, Flechtner-Mors M, Hebestreit A, Kubiak T, Lanza M, Lien N, MacDonncha C, Mazzocchi M, Monsivais P, Murphy M, Nicolaou M, Nöthlings U, O'Gorman D, Renner B, Roos G, van den Berg M, Schulze M, Steinacker J, Stronks K, Volkert D,  Lakerveld J. (2017) Determinants of Diet and Physical Activity (DEDIPAC): a summary of findings. IJBNPA. 14:150. Full Text

Lakerveld J, Loyen A, Ling F, De Craemer M, van der ploeg HP, O'Gorman D, Carlin A, Capranica L, Kalter J, Oppert J-M, Chastin S, Cardon G, Brug J, MacDonncha C. (2017) Identifying and sharing data for secondary data analysis of physical activity, sedentary behaviour and their determinants across the life course in Europe: general principles and an example from DEDIPAC. BMJ Open. 7:e017489. Full Text

Burgoine T, Mackenbach JD, Lakerveld J, Forouhi NG, Griffin SJ, Brage S, Wareham NJ,  Monsivais P. (2017) Interplay of socioeconomic status and supermarket distance is associated with excess obesity risk: a UK cross-sectional study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 14: 1290. Full Text

van Nassau F, Mackenbach JD, Compernolle S, de Bourdeaudhuij I, Lakerveld J, van der Ploeg HP. (2017) Individual and environmental correlates of objectively measured sedentary time in Dutch and Belgian adults. PLoS One. 2017 Oct 17;12(10):e0186538. Full Text

Loyen A, Nicolaou M, Snijder MB, Peters R, Stronks K, Langoien P, van der Ploeg HP, Brug J, Lakerveld J. (2017) Objectively measured sedentary time among five ethnic groups in Amsterdam: the HELIUS study. PLoS One. 12(7): e0182077. Full Text

Carlin A, Perchoux C, Puggina A, Aleksovska K, Buck C, Burns C, Cardon G, Simon C, Ciarapica D, Condello G, Coppinger T, Cortis C, D'Haese S, De Craemer M, Di Blasio A, Hansen S, Iacoviello L, Issartel J, Izzicupo P, Jaschke L, Kanning M, Kennedy A, Lakerveld J, Chun Man Ling F, Luzak A, Napolitano G, Nazare J-A, Pischon T, Polito A, Sannella A, Schulz H, Sohun R, Steinbrecher A, Schlicht W, Ricciardi W, MacDonncha C, Capranica L, Boccia S. (2017) A life course examination of the physical environmental determinants of physical activity behaviour: a "Determinants of Diet and Physical Activity" (DEDIPAC) umbrella systematic literature review. PloS One. 12(8): e0182083. Full Text

Compernolle S, De Cocker K, Mackenbach JD, van Nassau F, Lakerveld J, Cardon G, De Bourdeaudhuij I. (2017) Objectively measured physical environmental neighbourhood factors are not associated with accelerometer-determined total sedentary time in adults. IJBNPA 14;94. Full Text

Lakerveld J, Loyen A, Schotman N, Peeters CFW, Cardon G, van der Ploeg HP, Lien N, Chastin S, Brug J. (2017) Sitting too much: A hierarchy of socio-demographic correlates. Preventive Medicine. 101:77-83. Full Text

Tremblay MS et al. (2017) Sedentary Behavior Research Network (SBRN) - Terminology Consensus Project process and outcome. IJBNPA 10;14:75. Full Text

de Pinho MGM, Mackenbach JD, Charreire H, Oppert J-M, Bárdos H, Glonti K, Rutter H, Compernolle S, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Beulens JWJ, Brug J, Lakerveld J. (2017) Exploring the relationship between perceived barriers to healthy eating and dietary behaviours in European adults. European Journal of Nutrition. Eur. J. Nutr. [epub ahead of print]. Full Text

Lakerveld J, Mackenbach JD. (2017) The upstream determinants of adult obesity. Obesity Facts. 10:216-222. Full Text

Timmermans M, Mackenbach JD, Charreire H, Bárdos H, Compernolle S, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Oppert J-M,  Rutter H, McKee M, Lakerveld J. (2017) Exploring the mediating role of energy balance-related behaviours in the association between sleep duration and obesity in European adults. The SPOTLIGHT project. Preventive Medicine. 100:25-32. Full Text

Mertens L, Compernolle S, Deforche B, Mackenbach JD, Lakerveld J, Brug J, Roda C, Feuillet T, Oppert JM, Glonti K, Rutter H, Bardos H, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Van Dyck D. (2017) Built environmental correlates of cycling for transport across Europe. Health and Place 44: 35-42. Link

Visscher TLS, Lakerveld  J,  Olsen N, Küpers L, Ramalho S, Keaver L, Brei C, Bjune J-I, Ezquerro S, Yumuk V. (2017) Perceived Health Status: Is Obesity Perceived as a Risk Factor and Disease? Obesity Facts. 10:52–60. Full Text

Mackenbach JD, BurgoineT, Lakerveld J, Forouhi NG, Griffin SJ, Wareham NJ,  Monsivais P. (2017) Accessibility and affordability of supermarkets: associations with the DASH diet. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 53:55-62. Full Text

Loyen A, Clarke-Cornwell AM, Anderssen S, Hagströmer M, Sardinha LB, Sundquist K, Ekelund U, Steene-Johannessen J, Baptista F, Hansen BH, Wijndaele K, Brage S, Lakerveld J, Brug J, van der Ploeg HP. (2017) Sedentary time and physical activity surveillance through accelerometer pooling in four European countries. Sports Medicine. 1-15. Full Text



Mackenbach JD, Bot SD, Nijpels G, Lakerveld J. (2016) Association between social network characteristics and lifestyle behaviours in adults at risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. PLoS ONE 11(10): e0165041. Full Text

Roda C, Charreire H, Feuillet T, Mackenbach JD, Compernolle S, Glonti K, Bárdos H, Rutter H, McKee M, Brug J, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Lakerveld J, Oppert J-M. (2016) Lifestyle correlates of overweight in adults: a hierarchical approach (the SPOTLIGHT project). IJBNPA 12:114. Full Text

Compernolle S, De Cocker K, Teixeira PJ, Oppert J-M, Roda C, Mackenbach JD, Lakerveld J, McKee M, Glonti K, Rutter H, Bardos H, Cardon G, De Bourdeaudhuij I. (2016) The association between domain-specific sedentary behaviours and dietary habits in European adults: a cross-sectional analysis of the SPOTLIGHT survey. BMC Public Health. 16:1057. Full Text

Mackenbach JD, Lakerveld J, van Oostveen Y, Compernolle S, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Bardos H, Rutter H, Glonti K, Oppert J-M, Charreire H, Brug J, Nijpels G. (2016) The mediating role of social capital in the association between neighbourhood income inequality and body mass index. European Journal of Publc Health. Full Text

Compernolle S, De Cocker K, Roda C, Mackenbach JD, Oppert J-M, Lakerveld J, Glonti K, Bardos, H, Rutter H, Cardon G, De Bourdeaudhuij I. (2016) Physical environmental correlates of domain-specific sedentary behaviours across five European regions (the SPOTLIGHT project). PLoS ONE. 11(10): e0164812. Full Text

Chastin S, De Craemer M, Lien N, Bernaards C, Buck C,  Oppert J-M, Nazare J-A, Lakerveld J,  O’Donoghue G, Holdsworth M, Owen N, Brug J, Cardon G. (2016) The SOS-Framework (Systems of Sedentary behaviours): An International Transdisciplinary Consensus Framework for the Study of Determinants, Research Priorities and Policy on Sedentary Behaviour across the Life Course: a DEDIPAC-Study. IJBNPA 13:83. Full Text

Loyen A, Van Hecke L, Verloigne M, Hendriksen I, Lakerveld J, Steene-Johannessen J, Vuillemin A, Koster A, Donnelly A, Ekelund U, Deforche B, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Brug J, van der Ploeg HP. (2016) Variation in population levels of physical activity in European adults according to cross-European studies: a systematic literature review within DEDIPAC. IJBNPA 13:72. Full Text

Van Hecke L, Loyen A, Verloigne M, van der Ploeg HP, Lakerveld J, Brug J, De Bourdheaudhuij I, Ekelund U, Donnely A, Hendriksen I, Deforche I. (2016) Variation in population levels of physical activity in European children and adolescents according to cross-European studies: a systematic literature review within DEDIPAC. IJBNPA 13:70. Full Text

Loyen A, Verloigne M, Van Hecke L, Hendriksen I, Lakerveld J, Steene-Johannessen J, Koster A, Donnelly A, Ekelund U, Deforche B, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Brug J, van der Ploeg HP. (2016) Variation in population levels of sedentary time in European adults according to cross-European studies: a systematic literature review within DEDIPAC. IJBNPA 13:71. Full Text

Verloigne M, Loyen A, Van Hecke L, Lakerveld J, Hendriksen I, De Bourdheaudhuij I, Deforche B, Donnelly A, Ekelund U, Brug J, van der Ploeg HP. (2016) Variation in population levels of sedentary time in European children and adolescents according to cross-European studies: a systematic literature review within DEDIPAC. IJBNPA 13:69. Full Text

Loyen A, van der Ploeg HP, Bauman A, Brug J, Lakerveld J. (2016) European sitting championship: Prevalence and correlates of self-reported sitting time in the 28 European Union Member States. PLoS One. 11(3):e0149320. Full Text

O’Donoghue G, Perchoux C, Mensah K, Lakerveld J, van der Ploeg HP, Bernaards C, Chastin SFM, Simon C, O’Gorman D, Nazare J-A. (2016) A systematic review of correlates of sedentary behaviour in adults aged 18–65 years: a socio-ecological approach. BMC Public Health. 16:163. Full Text

Lakerveld J, Glonti K, Rutter H. (2016) Individual and contextual correlates of obesity-related behaviours and obesity: the SPOTLIGHT project. Obesity Reviews. 17 S1:5-8. Full Text

Rutter H, Glonti K, Lakerveld J. (2016) The way ahead: where next for research into obesogenic environments? Obesity Reviews. 17 S1:108-9. Full Text

Mackenbach JD, Lakerveld J, van Lenthe FJ, Kawachi I, McKee M, Compernolle S, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Glonti K, Feuillet T, Oppert J-M, Nijpels G, Brug J. (2016) Neighbourhood social capital: measurement issues and associations with health outcomes. Obesity Reviews. 17 S1:96-107. Full Text

Glonti K, Mackenbach JD, Gordeev VS, Compernolle S, Feuillet T, Roda C, Charreire H, Oppert J-M, Lakerveld J, Bárdos H, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Brug J, McKee M, Rutter H. (2016) Psychosocial environment: definitions, measures and associations with weight status – a systematic review. Obesity Reviews. 17 S1:81-95. Full Text

Mackenbach JD, Lakerveld J, van Lenthe FJ, Teixeira PJ, Compernolle S, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Charreire H, Oppert J-M, Bárdos H, Glonti K, Rutter H, McKee M, Nijpels G, Brug J. (2016) Interactions of individual perceived barriers and neighbourhood destinations with obesity-related behaviours in Europe. Obesity Reviews. 17 S1:68-80. Full Text

Lakerveld J, Mackenbach JD, Horvath E, Rutters F, Compernolle S, Bárdos H, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Charreire H, Rutter H, Oppert J-M, McKee M, Brug J. (2016) The relation between sleep duration and sedentary behaviours in European adults. Obesity Reviews. 17 S1:62-7. Full Text

Mertens L, Compernolle S, Gheysen F, Deforche B, Brug J, Mackenbach JD, Lakerveld J, De Bourdeaudhuij. (2016) Perceived environmental correlates of cycling for transport among adults in five regions of Europe. Obesity Reviews. 17 S1:53-61. Full Text

Feuillet T, Charreire H, Roda C, Ben-Rebah M, Mackenbach JD, Compernolle S, Glonti K, Bárdos H, Rutter H, De Bourdeaudhuij I, McKee M, Brug J, Lakerveld J, Oppert J-M. (2016) Neighbourhood typology based on virtual audit of environmental obesogenic characteristics. Obesity Reviews. 17 S1:19-30. Full Text

Mackenbach JD, Lakerveld J, van Lenthe FJ, Bárdos H, Glonti K, Compernolle S, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Oppert J-M, Roda C, Rutter H, Brug J, Nijpels G. (2016) Exploring why residents of socioeconomically deprived neighbourhoods have less favourable perceptions of their neighbourhood environment than residents of wealthy neighbourhoods. Obesity Reviews. 17 S1:42-52. Full Text

Roda C, Charreire H, Feuillet T, Mackenbach J, Compernolle S, Glonti K, Ben Rebah M, Bárdos H, Rutter H, McKee M, De Bourdeaudhij I, Brug J, Lakerveld J, Oppert J-M. (2016) Mismatch between perceived and objectively measured environmental obesogenic features in European neighbourhoods. Obesity Reviews. 17 S1:31-41. Full Text

Charreire H, Feuillet T, Roda C, Mackenbach JD, Compernolle S, Glonti K, Bárdos H, Le Vaillant M, Rutter H, McKee M, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Brug J, Lakerveld J, Oppert J-M. (2016) Self-defined residential neighbourhoods: size variations and correlates across five European urban regions. Obesity Reviews. S1:9-18. Full Text

Compernolle S, Oppert J-M, Mackenbach JD, Lakerveld J, Charreire H, Glonti K, Bárdos H, Rutter H, De Cocker K, Cardon G, De Bourdeaudhuij I. (2016) Mediating role of energy-balance related behaviors in the association of neighborhood socio-economic status and residential area density with BMI: the SPOTLIGHT study. Preventive Medicine. 86:84-91.



Winckers ANE, Mackenbach JD, Compernolle S, Nicolaou M, van der Ploeg HP, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Brug J. Lakerveld J. (2015) Educational differences in the validity of self-reported physical activity. BMC Public Health. 15:1299. Full Text

van Nassau F, Chau J, Lakerveld J, Bauman A, van der Ploeg H. (2015) Validity and responsiveness of four measures of occupational sitting and standing. IJBNPA. 12:144 Full Text

Lakerveld J, Ben Rebah M, Mackenbach JD, Charreire H, Compernolle S, Glonti K, Bárdos H, Rutter H, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Brug J, Oppert J-M. (2015) Obesity-related behaviours and BMI in five urban regions across Europe: sampling design and results from the SPOTLIGHT cross-sectional survey. BMJ Open. 5(10):e008505. Full Text

Gebremariam MK, Altenburg TA, Lakerveld J, Andersen LF, Stronks K, Chinapaw MJ, Lien N. (2015) Associations between socioeconomic position and correlates of sedentary behavior among youth: a systematic review. Obesity Reviews;16(11):988-1000. article in PubMed

Teixeira PJ, Carraça EV, Marques MM, Rutter H, Oppert J-M, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Lakerveld J, Brug J. (2015) Successful behavior change in obesity interventions in adults: A systematic review of self-regulation mediators. BMC Medicine. 13:84. Full Text

Gubbels JS, Mathisen FKSM, Samdal O, Lobstein T, Kohl LFM, Leversen I, Lakerveld J, Kremers SPJ, van Assema P. (2015) The assessment of ongoing community-based interventions to prevent obesity: lessons learned. BMC Public Health. 15:216. Full Text

Boersma P, van Weert JCM, Lakerveld J, Dröes R-M. (2015) The art of successful implementation of psychosocial interventions in residential dementia care: a systematic review of the literature based on the RE-AIM framework. International Psychogeriatrics. 27(1):19-35. Full Text



Bethlehem JR, Mackenbach JD, Ben Rebah M, Compernolle S, Glonti, Bárdos H, Rutter,
HR, Charreire H, Oppert J-M, Brug J, Lakerveld J. (2014) The SPOTLIGHT Virtual Audit Tool: A valid and reliable tool to assess obesogenic characteristics of the built environment.  International Journal of Health Geographics. 16;13(1):52. Full Text

Compernolle S, De Cocker K, Lakerveld J, Mackenbach JD, Nijpels G, Oppert J-M, Rutter H, Teixeira PJ, Cardon G, De Bourdeaudhuij I. (2014) A RE-AIM evaluation of evidence-based multi-level interventions to improve obesity-related behaviours in adults: a systematic review (the SPOTLIGHT project). International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical activity. 11:147. Full Text

Lakerveld J, van der Ploeg HP, Kroeze W, Ahrens W, Allais O, Andersen LF, Cardon G, Capranica L, Chastin S, Donnelly A, Ekelund U, Finglas P, Flechtner-Mors M, Hebestreit A, Hendriksen I, Kubiak T, Lanza M, Loyen A, MacDonncha C, Mazzocchi M, Monsivais P, Murphy M, Nöthlings U, O’Gorman DJ, Renner B, Roos G, Schuit AJ, Schulze M, Steinacker J, Stronks K, Volkert D, van ’t Veer P, Lien N, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Brug J, on behalf of the DEDIPAC consortium. (2014) Towards the integration and development of a cross European research network and infrastructure: The DEterminants of DIet and Physical ACtivity (DEDIPAC) Knowledge Hub. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical activity. 11:143. PubMed Full Text

Contardo Ayala AM, Nijpels G, Lakerveld J. (2014) Validity of self-measured waist circumference in adults at risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. BMC Medicine. 2;12(1):170. Full Text

Altenburg TM, Lakerveld J, Bot SD, Nijpels G, Chinapaw M. (2014) The prospective relationship between sedentary time and cardiometabolic health in adults at increased cardiometabolic risk: the Hoorn Prevention Study. IJBNPA. 16;11(1):90. Full Text

Mackenbach JD, Rutter H, Compernolle S, Glonti K, Oppert JM, Charreire H, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Brug J, Nijpels G, Lakerveld J. (2014) Obesogenic environments: a systematic review of the association between the physical environment and adult weight status. The SPOTLIGHT project. BMC Public Health. 14:233. article in PubMed Full Text

Charreire H, Mackenbach JD, Ouasti M, Lakerveld J, Compernolle S, Ben-Rebah M, Mckee M, Brug J, Rutter H, Oppert J-M. (2014) Using remote sensing to define environmental characteristics related to physical activity and dietary behaviours: A systematic review (the SPOTLIGHT project). Health and Place. 25:1-9. Full Text

Lakerveld J, Bot SD, Nijpels G. (2014) De effectiviteit van leefstijlinterventies in de eerste lijn. Huisarts en Wetenschap. 57(2):64-7. Full Text

Lakerveld J, Verstrate L, Bot SD, Kroon A, Baan CA, Brug J, Jansen APD, Droomers M, Abma T, Stronks K, Nijpels G. (2014). Environmental interventions in low socio-economic status neighbourhoods to promote healthy behaviour: exploration of enhancing and impeding factors. European Journal of Public Health. 24(3):390-5. Full Text



Lakerveld J, Bot SD, van der Ploeg H, Nijpels G. (2013). The effects of a lifestyle intervention on leisure-time sedentary behaviors in adults at risk: the Hoorn Prevention Study, a randomized controlled trial. Preventive Medicine. 57(4):351-6. Full Text

Lakerveld J, Bot S, Chinapaw MJ, van Tulder MW, Kostense P, Dekker J, Nijpels G. (2013). Motivational interviewing and problem solving treatment to reduce type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk in real life: a randomized controlled trial. IJBNPA.10:47. Full text

van Wier MF, Lakerveld J, Bot SD, Chinapaw MJ, Nijpels G, van Tulder MW. (2013) Economic evaluation of a lifestyle intervention in primary care to prevent type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Fam Pract. 4;14(1):45. Full text

Alayli-Goebbels AF, Dellaert BG, Knox SA, Ament AJHA, Lakerveld J, Bot, SDM, Nijpels G, Severens JL. (2013). Consumer preferences for health and non-health outcomes of health promotion: Results from a discrete choice experiment. Value in Health. 16(1): 114-123. Full Text



Lakerveld J, Brug J, Bot S, Teixeira PJ, Rutter H, Woodward E, Samdal O, Stockley L, De Bourdeaudhuij I, van Assema P, Robertson A, Lobstein T, Oppert JM, Ádány R, Nijpels G. (2012). Sustainable prevention of obesity through integrated strategies: The SPOTLIGHT project's conceptual framework and design. BMC Public Health 12:793. Full text

Lakerveld J, Verstrate L, Bot SD, Baan CA, Brug J, Jansen D, Droomers M, Abma T, Stronks K, Nijpels G. (2012). Environmental interventions in low socio-economic neighbourhoods to promote healthy behaviours: Determinants of implementation and use. International Journal of Person Centered Medicine. 2(3):491-495. Full text

Lakerveld J, Bot SDM, Chinapaw MJ, van Tulder MW, Kingo L, Nijpels G. (2012). Process Evaluation of a Lifestyle Intervention to Prevent Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases in Primary Care. Health Promotion Practice. 13(5):696-706. Full text

Goebbels AF, Lakerveld J, Ament AJ, Bot SD, Severens JL. (2012). Exploring non-health outcomes of health promotion: The perspective of participants in a lifestyle behaviour change intervention. Health Policy. 106:177-186. Full text


2011 and older

Lakerveld J, Dunstan DW, Bot SDM, Salmon J, Dekker JM, Nijpels G, Owen N. (2011). Abdominal Obesity, TV-viewing Time and Prospective Declines in Physical Activity. Preventive Medicine. 53(4-5): 299-302. Full text

Lakerveld J, Bot SDM, Chinapaw MJ, Knol DM, de Vet HCW, Nijpels G. (2011). Measuring pathways towards a healthier lifestyle: the Determinants of Lifestyle Behavior Questionnaire (DLBQ). Patient Education and Counselling. 85(2):e53-e58. Full text

Lakerveld J, Bot SDM, Chinapaw MJ, van Tulder MW, van Oppen P, Dekker JM, Nijpels G. (2008). Primary prevention of diabetes mellitus type 2 and cardiovascular diseases using a cognitive behavior program aimed at lifestyle changes in people at risk: Design of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Endocr Disord. 24;8:6. Full text

Lakerveld J, IJzelenberg W,  van Tulder MW, Hellemans IM, Rauwerda JA, van Rossum AC, Seidell JC. (2008). Motives for (not) participating in a lifestyle intervention trial. BMC Med. Res. Meth. 8:17doi:10.1186/1471-2288-8-17. Full text

Lakerveld J, Kotchoubey B, Kübler A. (2008). Cognitive function in patients with late stage amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. JNNP. 79(1):25-9. Full text


  • Book chapters

Mackenbach JD, Lakerveld J, Brug J. (2018) Social, Economic, and Physical Environmental Contributors to Obesity among Adults. Edited by Thomas Wadden and George Bray. Handbook of Obesity Treatment. Guilford Publications, Inc. New York (in press)

Lakerveld J, Mackenbach JD, Rutter H, Brug J. (2018) Obesogenic environment and obesogenic
behaviours. Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Obesity, First Edition. Edited by Catherine Hankey. Wiley Publisher; West Sussex.

Lakerveld J, Bot SDM, Nijpels, G. (2010). A cognitive behavioral program aimed at lifestyle changes in people at high risk of cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes in the Netherlands (book chapter). Diabetes Prevention in Practice. WCPD Dresden: 209-215.

Lakerveld J, Bot SDM, Nijpels, G. (2009). The use of a cognitive behavioral program for diabetes and cardiovascular risk reduction (book chapter). V.R. Preedy et al. (eds.) The International Handbook of Behavior, Food and Nutrition. Springer; New York. 3361-3374.