Projects

Johannes  Brug

A few of the projects I am or was involved in are described below:

 

  • DEDIPAC: determinants of diet and physical activity (Grants through the European Joint Programming Initiative a Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life).
  • POLARIS: Predicting OptimaL cAncer RehabIlitation and Supportive care (Grant from the Dutch Cancer Society
  • Spotlight: sustainable prevention of obesity through integrated strategies. (Grant by the 7th framework program of the European Commission)
  • Active2Gether: Smart coaching strategies that integrate social networks and modern technology to empower young people to be physically active. (Grant from STW).
  • A-CARE: Alpde D'Huzes Cancer rehabilitation program (Grant from the Dutch Cancer Society)
  •  HOPE: Health promotion through Obesity Prevention in Europe; establishing a network-of-networks of European research initiatives on obesity prevention (Grant by the 6th framework program of the European Commission); the project was finalised early 2010.
  •  Pro Greens: Dissemination, implementation and evaluation of school-based fruit and vegetable promotion across Europe (Grant by the European Public Health program)
  • Computer-tailored education and motivational interviewing for patients with familial hypercholestolemia (Grant by the Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development)
  • MEMO: Explorining mediators and moderators of effects of health behavior change interventions among children and adolescents (Grants by the Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Developement and the World Cancer Research Fund)
  • ENERGY: EuropeaN Energy balance Research to prevent excessive weight Gain among Youth (Grant from the European Commission FP7 program)

• Exploring the pathways between environmental and individual factors in the explanation of overweight and obesogenic behaviour (Grant by the World CAncer Research Fund).
• ENDORSE: Environmental determinants of obesity in Rotterdam’s school children (Grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development) 
• Development and evaluation of school-based computer-tailored nutrition education for prevention of overweight: VetisnietVet.nl (Grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development)
Pro Children: promoting fruit and vegetable intakes in primary school children across Europe (Grant from EU 5th framework)
• Evaluation of a fruit and vegetable scheme in Dutch primary schools; Schoolgruiten (Grants from the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development and the World Cancer Research Fund)
• Evaluation of a mass-media campaign to promote prevention of weight gain (grant from Netherlands Nutrition Centre)
• The evaluation of child-safety education (Grants from the Consumer Safety Organisation: ‘Consument en Veiligheid’)
• SARS Control: risk perceptions and risk communication related to the SARS and avian flu outbreaks in Europe and East Asia (Grants from the 6th framework program of the European Commission and the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development)
• EUROCADET: Cancer-related risk behaviors and preventive interventions in Europe (Grant from the 6th framework program of the European Commission)
• Determinants of hearing loss and preventive actions among adolescents (Grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development)