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Anja Mizdrak

 

Affiliation University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Population Health

Expertise:  Health-related food taxes and subsidies, supermarkets

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Menzies

 

Affiliation Fitness Australia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Freya Macmillan

 

Affiliation Western Sydney University

Expertise: Diabetes and physical activity and community interventions

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kate Milne

 

Affiliation Cardea Health Consulting, Douglas College

Expertise: Sedentary behaviour reduction in older adults


 

 

 

 

 

 

Marcus Maringer

 

Affiliation Wageningen University

Expertise:  Social psychology, human nutrition, software engineering

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marie Murphy

 

Affiliation: Ulster University

Expertise: Physical activity, sedentary behaviour, interventions, adults, children, cancer, type 2 diabetes, biological mechanisms

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mario Mazzocchi

 

Affiliation: University of Bologna

Expertise: Economics, Health Economics, Consumer Behaviour, Statistics, Policy Evaluation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah Moss

 

Affiliation: Physical activity, Sport and Recreation Research Focus Area, North-West University, South Africa

ExpertisePhysical activity, risk factors for non-communicable disease


 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah Maduro

 

Affiliation MoD

Expertise:  Positive health, functional health, mental health, nursing, military healthcare and readiness

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steven Melly

 

Affiliation: Dornsife School of Public Health Drexel University

Expertise: GIS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Calum Mattocks

 

Affiliation: University of Cambridge

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ivon Milder

 

Affiliation: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)

Expertise: Obesity, food environment


 

 

 

 

 

 

Antoine Meijerman

 

Affiliation: GGD Haaglanden

Expertise

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andrew Mccloskey

 

Affiliation: Alberta Health Services

Expertise: Physical activity, sedentary behaviour, determinants of health, built environment

 

 

 

 

 

 

Suvi Määttä

 

Affiliation: Samfundet Folkhälsan/Folkhälsan Research Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karen McDonnell

 

Affiliation: University of South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina, USA

Expertise: Lung cancer, lifestyle behaviors, self-management

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Joanne McVeigh

 

Affiliation: Curtin University, Perth, Australia

Expertise: Sedentary behaviour, physical activity measurement and health outcomes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lana Meiqari

 

Affiliation: VU Amsterdam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elly Mertens

 

Affiliation: Wageningen University

 

 

 

 

 

 

Famke Mölenberg

 

Affiliation: Wageningen University, Division of Human Nutrition

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Maria Moore

 

Affiliation: Henry Ford Hospital, Preventive Cardiology

Expertise: Registered Nurse, focus on disease prevention

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jeff Moreno

 

Affiliation: Move2Thrive

 

Expertise: Physical Therapy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jorge Mota

 

Affiliation: CIAFEL-FADEUP

Expertise: exercise, obesity, enviroment

 

 

 

 

 

 

Irina Motoc

 

Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics - Longitudinal Aging Study of Amsterdam

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Maria Mourão-Carvalhal


Affiliation: 
Sport Sciences, Health and Human Development, University Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro

Expertise: Obesty, Physical Activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theo Mutesa

 

Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bernadette Nakabazzi

 

Affiliation: Makerere University, Kampala-Uganda

Expertise: Built environment in relation to children's physical activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Nartey

 

Affiliation: Active Living and Wellness Alliance Group, Ghana

Expertise: Physical Activity, Advocate, Research and Surveillance

 

 


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Mary Nicolaou

 

Affiliation: Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giel Nijpels

 

Affiliation: VU University Medical Center Amsterdam

 

 

 

 

 

 

Femke van Nassau

 

Affiliation: VU University Medical Center Amsterdam

Expertise: Implementation research,  sedentary and physical activity behavior, qualitative research

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taniya Nagpal

 

Affiliation: Western University Canada

Expertise: Exercise, nutrition, behaviour change, adherence, pregnancy, obesity


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Kwame Ofori

 

Affiliation: Ministry of Health Ghana

Expertise: Natural health

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Ogilvie

 

Affiliation: MRC Epidemiology Unit and UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR), University of Cambridge

Expertise: Environment; evaluation; evidence synthesis; natural experimental studies; physical activity;  transport

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lisel O'Dwyer

 

Affiliation: Central Queensland University

Expertise: Animals, pets, exercise, public health, obesity, housing, volunteers, work, policy, ageing

 

 

 

 

 

 

Samuel Olawuwo

 

Affiliation: University of Jos

Facullty of Education

Dept of Special Education & Rehabilitation Science PMB 2084 Jos Plateau State Nigeria

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Dana Olstad

 

Affiliation: Deakin University

Expertise: Nutrition, policy, food environments, dietary behaviours, equity, obesity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dominic Olufunmilola

 

Affiliation: Department of Human Kinetics Education, Faculty of Education, University of Ilorin, Nigeria

Expertise: Exercise and Sport Science, Physical activity and Health/movement analysis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marcella Omena Gehringer

 

Affiliation: N/A

Expertise: nutrition and chronic disease

 

 

 

 

 

 

Neville Owen

 

Affiliation: Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute, and Swinburne University

Expertise: Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, Environmental Determinants

 


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Andreia Pizarro

 

Affiliation: CIAFEL - FADEUP

 

 

 

 

 

Dan Pardi

 

Affiliation: Dan's Plan - humanOS - Leiden University - Stanford University

 

 

 

 

 

Elise Pietersen

 

Affiliation: Saxenburgh-groep, neurology

Expertise: Cardiovasculair management

 

 

 

 

 

Karen Patte

 

Affiliation: Department of Health Sciences, Brock University 

Expertise: youth health, obesity, unhealthy weight-control behaviours, mental health, substance use


 

 

 

 

 

 

Maartje Poelman

 

Affiliation:  Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University

Expertise: Food environment; diet; food policy; health

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stephanie Prince

 

Affiliation:  University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Expertise: Physical activity, sedentary behaviours, heart disease, obesity, built environment, social environment, objective measurement

 

 

 

 

 

 

Angelika Ploeger

 

Affiliation:  Kassel University, Germany

Expertise: Food quality, Food culture, Sustainable nutrition

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trevor Payne

 

Affiliation:  Niel Asher Technique, certified manual therapist

Expertise: Biomechanics


 

 

 

 

 

 

Daniela Pereira Almeida

 

Affiliation:  Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil

Expertise: Phisical Activity, built environment, health

 

 

 

 

 

 

Derek Peters

 

Affiliation:  University of Worcester, UK

Expertise: Sedentary behaviour, childhood overweight

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christien Pieterse

 

Expertise: Physical activity, dietary behaviours, overweight

 

 

 

 

 

 

Snehal Pinto Pereira

 

Affiliation:  UCL Institute Of Child Health

Expertise: Physical activity; aging; birth cohorts


 

 

 

 

 

 

Matias Portela

 

Affiliation:  Health ministry of Chile

Expertise: Phisical Activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah Potthoff

 

Affiliation:  Chiropractor at Casey Health Institute 

Expertise: Pain and dysfunction


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Lauren Quinn

 

Affiliation University of Birmingham

Expertise: Sedentary time


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Femke Rutters

 

Affiliation VUmc University Medical Center Amsterdam

 

 

 

 

 

 

Camila Rossi

 

Affiliation  Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil

Expertise: Nutrition, Epidemiology, Built environment

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clare Rafferty

 

Affiliation  Wellbeing Associates/University of Salford

Expertise: Sedentary behaviour

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eric Robitaille

 

Affiliation: Institut national de santé publique du Québec

Expertise: Built environment, nutrition, physical activity, food, GIS


 

 

 

 

 

 

Francesca Racioppi

 

Affiliation WHO Regional Office for Europe

Expertise: Environment and health, physical activity, cycling and walking

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harry Rutter

 

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Expertise: Complex systems, obesity, sustainability

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mani Ramakrishnan

 

Affiliation: School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago

Expertise: Chronic pain, sedentary behaviour, physical inactivity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teun Remmers

 

Affiliation: Maastricht University

Expertise: Combined GPS and accelerometry in children


 

 

 

 

 

 

Wineke Remijnse

 

Affiliation: Dutch Association of Dietitians

Expertise: nutrition & dietetics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sriyani Ranasinghe

 

Affiliation: Provincial Director of Health Services Office Sabaragamuwa, Ministry of Health Sri Lanka

Expertise: Physical activity, overweight and obesity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bree Rooke

 

Affiliation:  Alberta Health Services

Expertise: Physical Activity, SDOH 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Markus Reichert

 

Affiliation: Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Heidelberg University; Mental mHealth Lab, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Department of Sport and Sport Science 

Expertise: ambulatory assessment, ecological momentary assessment, physical activity, mood


 

 

 

 

 

 

Carry Renders

 

Affiliation: Department of Health Sciences and Amsterdam  Public Health research institute, VU University Amsterdam

Expertise: Children and adolescents, integrated community based approach, physical and social environment

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rimante Ronto

 

Affiliation: Lecturer in Public Health. Australian Catholic University. Sydney, Australia

Expertise: dietary behaviours, food literacy, adolescents, food environments, public health, obesity prevention

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eva Roos

 

Affiliation: Folkhälsan Research Center, Helsinki, Finland

Expertise: Environment, lifestyle, eating behaviour, physical activity, children


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 Jaap Seidell

 

Affiliation: VU University Amsterdam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Karien Stronks

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Alexia Sawyer

 

Affiliation: University College London

Expertise: Active living, health psychology, social psychology, deprived communities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Amanda Seims

 

Affiliation: Leeds Beckett University

Expertise: Men's Health, physical activity, lifestyle, wellbeing


 

 

 

 

 

 

 Erwin Speklé

 

Affiliation: Arbo Unie Occupational Health Service 

Expertise: Ergonomics, sedentary work, MSD's

 

 

 

 

 

 

Femke Sijtsma

 

Affiliation: VU university Medical Center Amsterdam

Expertise: Nutritional epidemiology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Helene Sinclair

 

Affiliation: Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research

Expertise: Healthy active living, obesity research, fitness, health

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Ingrid Steenhuis

 

Affiliation: VU University, Health Sciences, EMGO+

Expertise: Environment and eating behavior. Portion size. Pricing strategies. Weight loss. Relapse prevention.


 

 

 

 

 

 

Isabela Sattamini

 

Affiliation: São Paulo University

Expertise: Public Health Nutrition

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jasper Schipperijn

 

Affiliation: University of Southern Denmark

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kai Schulze

 

Affiliation: University of Cambridge, MRC Epidemiology Unit & Centre for Diet and Physical Activity Research (CEDAR)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lee Smith

 

Affiliation: Anglia Ruskin University

Expertise: Physical activity, sedentary behaviour, Active Buildings, Epidemiology, correlates


 

 

 

 

 

 

Raphael Saldanha

 

Affiliation: Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF)

Expertise: Public health, GIS, spatial process

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rute Santos 

 

Affiliation: University of Porto, Portugal / University of Wollongong, Australia

Expertise: Physical activity, sedentary time, environment

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wolfgang Schlicht

 

Affiliation: University of Stuttgart; Chair Exercise and Health Sciences

Expertise: socio-ecology, environmental psychology, environmental gerontology, physical activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jemima Stockton

 

Affiliation: University College London


 

 

 

 

 

 

Merlijn Snijders

 

Affiliation: Lekker Fit! Rotterdam Master Sport- en Beweeginnovatie

Expertise: Health, Physical activity, Exercise, Sedentary behavior, Nutrition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maria Paula  Santos

Affiliation: University of Porto, Portugal / University of Wollongong, Australia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Douglas Santos

 

Affiliation: State University of Bahia, Brazil

Expertise: Sedentery Behavior; Physical Activity; Elderly

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Schneider

 

Affiliation: ActiGraph

Expertise: R&D


 

 

 

 

 

 

Matthew Schrager

 

Affiliation: Stetson University (DeLand, Florida); National Institute on Aging (Baltimore, Maryland), USA

Expertise: Aging, physical inactivity, functional mobility

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roya Shokoohi

Affiliation: Hanze University of Applied Science, Groningen

Expertise: Active transportation, sustainable built environment, healthy life style and physical activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harriette Snoek

 

Affiliation: Wageningen Economic Research

Expertise: consumer behaviour, food choice, dietary behaviours, children, adolescents, parenting, sustainable food behaviour, food security

 

 

 

 

 

 

Donna Spruijt-Metz

 

Affiliation: University of Southern California

Expertise: Pediatric obesity, mHealth, digital and connected health.


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Erik Timmermans

 

Affiliation VUmc University Medical Center Amsterdam

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gregg Trueman

 

Affiliation: Mount Royal University - Calgary Urban Project Society - Alex Health Centre

Expertise: Hospice Palliative Care; Chronic Pain; Primary Care

 

 

 

 

 

 

Julia Thurn

 

Affiliation: Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Stuttgart

Expertise: Behaviour change and maintenance, diabetes prevention, worksite health promotion

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lukar Thornton

 

Affiliation: Institute of Physical Activity and Nutrition Deakin University

Expertise: Food environments; neighbourhoods; GIS


 

 

 

 

 

 

Jaap Toet

 

Affiliation: Gemeente Utrecht, Volksgezondheid

Expertise: Gezonde Leefomgeving

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pedro Gullón Tosio

 

Affiliation: Escuela Nacional de Sanidad - ISCIII

Expertise: Built environment, physical activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pedro Teixeira

 

Affiliation: University of Lisbon

Expertise: Physical Activity, Obesity, Behavior Change, Motivation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jurgen van Teeffelen

 

Affiliation: Maastricht University


 

 

 

 

 

 

Margaret Taylor

 

Affiliation: Town of Halton Hills

Expertise: Physical Activity


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Maria Urtasun

 

Affiliation: Social and cardiovascular epidemiology research group. University of Alcala.

Expertise: environmental determinants of chronic diseases. Translating research findings to public health policies.


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Stefanie Vandevijvere

 

Affiliation: UNI Auckland

Expertise: food environments, food policy, public engagement, monitoring

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anne Vuillemin

 

Affiliation: University of Lorraine

Expertise: PA surveillance, PA promotion, HEPA policies

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emely de Vet

 

Affiliation: Wageningen University

Expertise:Nudging, food environments, person-environment interaction, psychology

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jenny Veitch

 

Affiliation: Deakin University

Expertise: Physical activity, public open spaces, urban green spaces


 

 

 

 

 

 

Lisanne Verweij

 

Affiliation: Netherlands institute for health services research

Expertise: Quality of care, patient safety, lifestyle, health related chronic diseases

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saskia te Velde

 

Affiliation: Te Velde Research & Consultancy

Expertise: Physical activity, mobile technology, behaviour change, epidemiology

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tania Villalobos

 

Affiliation: Universidade Complutense de Madrid

Expertise: Sedentary behaviour

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hanneke Verbree

 

Affiliation Researcher, lecturer School of Sports studies

Expertise: activity-friendly neighbourhood, (social) environment, social cohesion


 

 

 

 

 

 

Stan van Eck

 

Affiliation: Happy Weight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hannah Verhoeven

 

Affiliation: Ghent University

Expertise: active transport

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kristel Vlot-van Anrooij

 

Affiliation: Radboud university medical center, Department of Primary and Community Care.

Expertise: Supportive environments for health, Health promotion for people with intellectual disabilities, environmental assessment tools

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hanneke Verbree

 

Affiliation Researcher, lecturer School of Sports studies

Expertise: activity-friendly neighbourhood, (social) environment, social cohesion


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 Wilma Waterlander

 

Affiliation National Institute for Health Innovation, University of Auckland, New Zealand

 

 

 

 

 

 

Malcolm Ward

 

Affiliation Public Health Wales

Expertise: Physical Activity, Health Promotion

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tracy Washington

 

Affiliation Queensland University of Technology

Expertise: Built Environment and Health, PA Promotion, Parks and PA

 

 

 

 

 

 

Viktoria Wahlstrom

 

Affiliation Umeå University, Work- and Environmental Medicine

Expertise: Sedentary Behavior, Physical Activity, Office design


 

 

 

 

 

 

 Miriam Weber

 

Affiliation gemeente Utrecht; Open University the Netherlands

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zhu Wen

 

Affiliation: Department of Preventive Medicine, Medicine College, Ningbo University

Expertise: Built environment, physical activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wanda Wendel-Vos

 

Affiliation National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)

Expertise: physical activity, determinants, monitoring, public health

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emma Wilkins

 

Affiliation: Leeds Beckett University and University of Leeds (visiting researcher)

Expertise: The retail food environment


 

 

 

 

 

 

 Amanda Wilson

 

Affiliation: Active Living Research, University of California, San Diego, USA

Expertise: Parks and Recreation, Physical Activity, Built Environment 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Katharina Wirth

 

Affiliation: Agaplesion Bethesda Hospital Ulm

Expertise: Physical activity in older adults, sedentary behaviour


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Frederick Zimmerman

 

Affiliation University of California - UCLA

Expertise: Social and economic contexts, health outcomes

Belen Zapata Diomedi

 

Affiliation: School of Public Health, University of Queensland

Expertise: Health modelling, physical activity, built environment, air pollution, road injuries