Upstream Team

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Elizabeth Ablah

 

Affiliation: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita

Expertise: Worksite wellness, physical inactivity, access to healthy foods, environment, policy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jean Adams

 

Affiliation: Centre for Diet and Activity Research, MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge

Expertise: Dietary public health

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mariane de Almeida Alves

 

Affiliation: Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

Expertise: Nutrition, obesity, built environment

 

 

 

 

 

 

Klaus Alberto

 

Affiliation: Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil

Expertise: Urban planning, urban design, urban health


 

 

 

 

 

 

H. Al-Hazzaa

 

Affiliation: King Saud University, Saudi-Arabia

Expertise: Physical activity & cardiometablic health, determinants of physical activity, childhood obesity, energy expenditure

 

 

 

 

 

 

Youness El Achhab

 

Affiliation: Epidemiology lab. Faculty of medicine of Fez. Morocco CRMEF-TAZA

Expertise: T2D, health promotion, adolescent health

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deepti Adlakha

 

Affiliation: Queens University-Belfast

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saeideh Aminian

 

Affiliation: University of Alberta

Expertise: Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, Public Health


 

 

 

 

 

 

Felix Assah

 

Affiliation: Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences University of Yaoundé, Cameroon

Expertise: Non-communicable diseases, physical activity, diet, lifestyle, epidemiology

Nizar Abdul Majeed Kutty 

 

Affiliation: Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Malaysia

 

Expertise: PA and cognition

 

 

 

Mikiko Albiero

 

Affiliation: 

Western Sydney University

 

Expertise: 

Built environment and public health

Nada Albwardi

 

Affiliation:

King saud bin Abdulaziz

university

 

Expertise:

PA, SB,    public health

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Maria Joao Almeida

 

Affiliation: University of Coimbra

Expertise: Physical activity and health, determinants of physical activity, physical fitness, promotion of healthy behaviors

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kweku Amankwah

 

Affiliation: Global Green Environmental Network

Expertise: Environmental Research and policy formulation


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Affiliation: Centre for Health Promotion Research, Leeds Beckett University

Expertise: Health inequalities, health promotion, evidence synthesis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fátima Baptista

 

Affiliation: Exercise and Health Lab, Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Expertise: Physical activity, physical excercise, body composition, bone fracture, women, aging, falls, frality, osteoporosis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Frank van Berkum

 

Affiliation: Zgt hospital

Expertise: Diabetes, bariatric surgery, obesity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cindy Bethlehem

 

Affiliation: Hanze Hogeschool, Groningen


 

 

 

 

 

 

Joline Beulens

 

Affiliation: EMGO+, VUmc Unversity medical Center, Amsterdam

Expertise: Nutrition, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, epidemiology

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ilse de Bourdeaudhuij

 

AffiliationDepartment of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lex Bouter

 

Affiliation VUmc University Medical Center Amsterdam

 

 

 

 

 

 

Angelina Brotherhood

 

Affiliation Department for Sociology, University of Vienna

Expertise: Drugs, prevention


 

 

 

 

 

 

Marco te Brömmelstroet

 

Affiliation Urban Cycling Institute, University of Amsterdam

 

 

 

 

 

 

Silvia Brouwer

 

Affiliation: Hanzehogeschool Groningen, Institute for Sportstudies; UMCG dept. Epidemiology

Expertise Physical activity in kids; cardiometabolic risk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gert-Jan de Bruijn

 

Affiliation University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Expertise Persuasive communication

 

 

 

 

 

 

Angélica Bonilla

 

Affiliation  University of Alcala

Expertise Preventive Medicine & Public Health. Cardiovascular Risk. Social inequalities. Immigration.


 

 

 

 

 

 

Ilianne Boumans

 

Affiliation: Radboud University, Nijmegen

Expertise

Sedentary behaviour, sportpsychology, physical activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Helga Bardos

 

Affiliation: Faculty of Public Health, University of Debrecen, Hungary

Expertise: obesity, public health nutrition, physical activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Julianne van der Berg

 

Affiliation: Maastricht University/Radboud UMC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kathryn Backholer

 

Affiliation: Deakin University

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Kirsten Berk

 

Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam

Expertise: Diabetes mellitus type 2, obesity, nutrition, weight loss

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kylie Ball

 

Affiliation: Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), Deakin University, Melbourne

Expertise: Physical activity, eating behaviours, obesity prevention, socioeconomic inequities

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mariëlle Beenackers

 

Affiliation: Erasmus MC, department of Public Health

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nina Berentzen

 

Affiliation: Netherlands Cancer Institute

Expertise: Obesity, lifestyle behaviours, early life factors, reproductive factors


 

 

 

 

 

 

Ricky Bell

 

Affiliation: University of Otago

Expertise: Obesity, indigenous, NCDs, physical activity, physiotherapy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jack Benton

 

Affiliation: University of Manchester

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claire Boulange

 

Affiliation: RMIT Australia

 

Expertise: Urban informatics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christoph Buck

 

Affiliation: Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology

Expertise: Spatial Statistics, Spatial Energetics


 

 

 

 

 

 

Elodie Besnier

 

Affiliation: Public Health Wales

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jizzo Bosdriesz

 

Affiliation: VUmc University Medical Center Amsterdam

Expertise

Socio-economic inequalities

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Bursey

 

Affiliation: Dalhousie university

Expertise: Dietary intervention, physical activity, dterminants of health, physiotherapy


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Greet Cardon

 

AffiliationDepartment of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sofie Compernolle

 

Affiliation: Ghent University

Expertise:  Environment and sedentary behaviour

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jeniffer Coffeng

 

Affiliation: VUmc University Medical Center Amsterdam

Expertise: physical activity, sedentary behaviour

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth Corrêa

 

Affiliation: Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

Expertise: Food environment, obesity, children


 

 

 

 

 

 

Eva Corpeleijn

 

AffiliationDepartment of Epidemiology, UMCG

Expertise: Diabetes, obesity, glucose metabolism, diet, activity trackers, patients, children

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harriette Carr

 

Affiliation: New Zealand Ministry of Health

Expertise:  Public Health, physical activity, obesity, policy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Louise Codling

 

Affiliation: WCRF International

Expertise: Nutrition, food policy, overweight, obesity, policy, advocacy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rik Crutzen

 

Affiliation: Maastricht University


 

 

 

 

 

 

Rachel Carter

 

AffiliationStudent at Griffith University

Expertise: Behaviour exchange (Marketing)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eric Chan

 

Affiliation: University of Oxford

Expertise:  Built environment, sustainable transport

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daniel Cauchi

 

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Expertise:  Obesity; NCDs; Obesogenic environments

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jelle Cauwenberg

 

Affiliation: Department of Public Health, Ghent University

Expertise: Environment, physical activity, sedentary behavior, older adults


 

 

 

 

 


Jim Chapman

 

AffiliationUrban Design 4 Health

Expertise: Built environment, travel behavior, health outcomes, physical activity, environmental impact, monetization of health condition

 

 

 

 

 

 

Xiaorong Chen

 

Affiliation: National Center for Chronic and Noncommunicable Disease Control and Prevenion, China CDC

Expertise:  Physical activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lars B. Christiansen

 

Affiliation: Active Living Research Unit, University of Southern Denmark

Expertise:  active living, active transport

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anna Clark

 

Affiliation: Trivector Traffic

Expertise: Transport active mobility


 

 

 

 

 
Graciela Caire-Juvera

 

AffiliationCentro de Investigación en Alimentación y Desarrollo (Research Center for Food and Development)

Expertise: Cancer risk, diet, physical activity, biomarkers of risk

 

 

 

 

Vince Catteruccia

 

Affiliation: DBH, FAAPM, RKT, LNMT, ISCRS,NASM-PES

Expertise:  Clinical musculoskeletal rehab / Behavior

 

 

 

 

 

Megan Czerwinski

 

Affiliation: University of Michigan

Expertise:  


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Jasper Dekkers

 

Affiliation Dept. of Spatial Economics - SPINlab, VU Amsterdam

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delfien Van Dyck

 

Affiliation: Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Ciaran Mac Donncha

 

Affiliation: University of Limerick, Ireland

Expertise: Determinants of physical activity behaviours

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joop ten Dam 

Affiliation: Lector De Gezonde Stad, hogeschool Windesheim

Expertise: Health, inequalities, physical environment


 

 

 

 

 

 

Ineke Deelen

 

Affiliation: Human Geography and Planning, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University

Expertise: Sports participation, accessibility of sports facilities, neighbourhood context, motivation, adherence

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benedicte Deforche

 

Affiliation: Research Unit Health Promotion Department of Public Health Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Ghent University

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coosje Dijkstra

 

Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam & Sarphati Amsterdam

Expertise: Socioeconmic inequalities, nutrition, youth

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mariane de Almeida Alves

 

Affiliation: Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil

Expertise: Environment, built environment, obesity


 

 

 

 

 

 

Young Kyung Do

 

Affiliation: Seoul National University College of Medicine

Expertise

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mariana Dyakova

 

Affiliation: Public Health Wales

Expertise: Sustainable development, cardiovascular disease, public health policy, health promotion, multimorbidity, public health communication, digital media

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marieke De Craemer

 

Affiliation: Ghent University

Expertise: Physical activity, sedentary behaviour


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Lisa Edelson

 

Affiliation Nestlé Research Center

Expertise: children, eating behavior, parenting, sedentary behavior

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anne Ellaway

Affiliation: MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow

Expertise: Exercise Therapy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Etto Eringa

Affiliation: VU University Medical Centre

Expertise: Obesity, exercise, cardiovascular disease

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dale Esliger

Affiliation: Loughborough University; National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine

Expertise: Physical activity and sedentary behavior measurment, sensors, wearables, quantified self, lifestyle, chronic disease


 

 

 

 

 

 

Evi van Ekris

 

Affiliation EMGO+ institute, VU University Medical Center

Expertise: Sedentary behaviour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marcy Eskra
Affiliation: 

Expertise: Exercise Therapy


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David Foxcroft

 

Affiliation: Oxford Brookes University

Expertise: Prevention, Behavioural Health

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saskia Boonzajer Flaes

 

Affiliation: EMGO+, VUmc Amsterdam

Expertise: Physical activity, deprived neighbourhoods, environment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rogério Fermino

 

Affiliation: Federal University of Technology - Paraná (UTFPR), Brazil

Expertise: Built environment, perceived environment, park use, physical activity, health promotion

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anna Flego

 

Affiliation: Movember Foundation

Expertise: Health economics, obesity prevention, physical inactivity, men's health

 

 

 

 

 

Alberto Pregonero Flórez

 

Affiliation: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia

Expertise: Measurement, determinants, correlates of Sedentary Behaviors and Physical activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Louise Foley

 

Affiliation: University of Cambridge

Expertise: Natural experiements

 

 

 

 

 

Cindy Forbes

 

Affiliation: Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada

Expertise: Physical activity, cancer survivors

 

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Eco de Geus

 

Affiliation: Behavioral and Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit

Expertise: genetic epidemiology, sports and exercise sciences, ambulatory assessment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anouk Geelen

 

Affiliation: Wageningen University, Division of Human Nutrition

Expertise: Dietary intake assessment, innovative technologies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bas de Geus

 

Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Expertise: Commuter cycling & health

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Johan de Graaf

 

Affiliation: Ministry of Defense

Expertise: Public health, healt promotion, adaptability

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Klaus Gebel

 

Affiliation: James Cook University

Expertise: Built environments and physical activity; physical activity and health; systematic reviews

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Groenewegen

 

Affiliation: NIVEL and Utrecht University

Expertise: Environment and health

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ricardo Gonçalves

 

Affiliation: Instituto Superior Manuel Teixeira Gomes - ISMAT, Portugal.

Expertise: Sedentary behavior, Physical Activity, Priming

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dirk Gansefort

 

Affiliation: Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS

Expertise:  gender/SES senstive PA interventions, older adults PA, community-based PA intervention, community readiness


 

 

 

 

  

Carol Garber

 

Affiliation: Columbia University

Expertise: Exercise, Chronic Diseases, Aging, Children

 

 

 

 

 

  

Mekdes Gebremariam

 

Affiliation: University of Oslo

Expertise: Dietary behavior, sedentary behavior, physical activity, correlates, causal inference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jessica Gubbels 

Affiliation: Maastricht University

Expertise: Ecological systems views

 

 

 

 

 

 

Azucena Guzman

 

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh

Expertise:  Dementia, Behaviour Change, Clinical Psychology


 

 

 

 

 

 

Claire Griffiths

 

Affiliation: Leeds Beckett University

Expertise:  Obesity, physical activity, diet, inequalities

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Gray

 

Affiliation: Public health

Expertise:  


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Evelien Hart

 

Affiliation VUmc University Medical Center Amsterdam

 

 

 

 

 

 

Johan de Jong

 

Affiliation: Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trynke Hoekstra

 

Affiliation VUmc University Medical Center Amsterdam

 

 

 

 

 

 

Katja van den Hurk

 

Affiliation: Sanquin Research, Department of Donor Studies


 

 

 

 

 

 

 Annemien Haveman

 

Affiliation: Wageningen University

Expertise: public health, healthy ageing, dietary patterns, lifestyle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erica Hinckson

 

Affiliation: Auckland University of Technology

Expertise: Physical Activity, Built Environment, Sedentary Behaviour

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matthew Hobbs

 

Affiliation: Leeds Trinity University

Expertise: Methods, food and physical activity environment, obesity and physical activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marieke Hoevenaar-Blom

 

Affiliation: Academic Medical Center Amsterdam

Expertise: Epidemiology, sleep, diet, vitamin D, CVD and dementia


 

 

 

 

 

 

Janneke Harting

Affiliation: AMC UvA Public Health

Expertise: Health Promotion, Integrated Public Health Policy, Citizen Participation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marieke Hartman

 

Affiliation: AMC-UvA, department of Public Health

Expertise: Social and cultural determinants of weight-related behaviours; evaluation studies; mixed methods; program adaptation (incl. cultural targeting)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mahwish Hayee

 

Affiliation: University of East London

 

 

 

 

 

 

Linde Hecke

 

Affiliation: Ghent University

Expertise: Adolescents, physical activity, public open spaces


 

 

 

 

 

 

 Gregory Heath

 

Affiliation: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, TN

Expertise: Physical activity epidemiology; community-based PA promotion; provider-based PA assessment and counseling for PA

 

 

 

 

 

 

Melanie Hood

 

Affiliation: Sudbury & District Health Unit

Expertise: Physical Activity and Active Transportation


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Marijke Jansen

 

Affiliation: Human Geography and Planning, Universiteit Utrecht 

Expertise: Physical activity; physical environment; gps; accelerometer 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Johan de Jong

 

Affiliation: Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen

 

 

 

 

 

 

James Janssen

 

Affiliation: University of North Carolina at Greensboro

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leida Janssen

 

Affiliation: University of applied sciences Viaa Zwolle / University of Humanistic  studies Utrecht

Expertise: Lifestyle changing and the role of spirituality



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Anton Kunst

 

Affiliation Dept. of Public Health, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carlijn Kamphuis

 

Affiliation Dept. of Human Geography and Spatial Planning,  Utrecht University

Expertise: Health-behaviours; physical and social environment; socioeconomic inequalities in health;

 

 

 

 

 

 

Han Kemper

 

Affiliation: EMGO+ institute

Expertise: Health and physical activity,Pediatric Exercise,epidemiology

 

 

 

 

 

 

José Koevoets

 

Affiliation: VUmc University Medical Center

Expertise: Project management, research infrastructure (i.a. biobanking), costing, quality control


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laura Keaver

 

Affiliation: Ulster university

Expertise: Nutrition, physical activity, obesity, non-commuicable diseases 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mikko Karmeniemi

 

Affiliation University of Oulu, Oulu Deaconess Institute

Expertise Physical activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Kubiak

 

Affiliation: Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz


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Moniek Langhout

 

Affiliation VUmc University Medical Center Amsterdam

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anne Loyen

 

Affiliation VUmc University Medical Center Amsterdam

Expertise: Physical activity, sedentary behaviour, adults, Europe, Epidemiology, Public Health

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adam Loveday

 

Affiliation Loughborough University

Expertise: Built environment, indoor location, physical activity and sedentary behaviour

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chantal Lalonde-Beaudette

Affiliation Eastern Ontario Health Unit

Expertise: Physical activity; health promotion; community development; advocacy


 

 

 

 

 

 

Gary Liguori

 

Affiliation University of Tennessee Chattanooga

Expertise: Sedentary behavior

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ida Laudanska-Krzeminsk

 

Affiliation: Poznań University of Physical Education, Poland

Expertise: Physical activity, health behaviour, health related quality of life, psychosocial determinants of health

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karen Lamb

 

Affiliation: Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Australia

Expertise: Statistics, Built environment, Nutrition

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lars Jørun Langøien

 

Affiliation: Norwegian school of sport sciences


 

 

 

 

 

 

Maria Alvim Leite

 

Affiliation: Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil

Expertise: Food Environment; Food processing; Obesity Prevention

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maxim Lagerweij

 

Affiliation: Dentist researcher at ACTA VU/UvA

Expertise: caries, diet, oral hygiene

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paolo Lauriola

 

Affiliation: Regional Agency on prevention, environment and energy - Arpae

Expertise: Public health Environmental Epidemiology hygiene

 

 

 

 

 

 

Martin Lamb

 

Affiliation: Sheffield Hallam University

Expertise: Workplace Sedentary Behaviour


 

 

 

 

 

 

Lucie Levesque

 

Affiliation: School of Kinesiology and Health Studies Queen's University, Kingston, Canada

Expertise: Physical activity; Indigenous; implementation science; ethics; community-engaged research

 

 

 

 

 

 

Layla Ledahl

 

Affiliation: Alberta Health Services

Expertise: Registered Dietitian