We are a growing network of researchers and health professionals interested in area-based attributes on adult's physical activity, dietary behaviours and/or related health outcomes. 

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Nizar Abdul Majeed Kutty
Affilliation
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Malaysia
Expertise PA and Cognition


Elizabeth Ablah
Affilliation
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Expertise Worksite wellness, physical inactivity, poor access to healthy foods, environment, policy


Jean Adams
Affilliation
Centre for Diet and Activity Research, MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge
Expertise Dietary public health


Deepti Adlakha
Affilliation
Queens University-Belfast
Expertise


Klaus Alberto
Affilliation
Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Expertise Urban Planning; Urban Design; Urban Health


Mikiko Albiero
Affilliation
Western Sydney University
Expertise Built environment and public health


Nada Albwardi
Affilliation
King saud bin Abdulaziz university
Expertise PA,SB, public health


prof. H. Al-Hazzaa
Affilliation
King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Expertise Physical activity & cardiometablic health, determinants of physical activity, childhood obesity, Energy expenditure and sedentary habits

Maria Joao Almeida
Affilliation
University of Coimbra
Expertise Physical activity and health, determinants of physical activity, physical fitness, promotion of healthy behaviors


Marjan Alssema
Affilliation
Unilever R&D
Expertise Diabetes, Nutrition


Maria Alvim leite
Affilliation
Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Expertise Food Environment; Food processing; Obesity Prevention.


Kweku Amankwah
Affilliation
Global Green Environmental Network
Expertise Environmental Research and policy formulation


Saeideh Aminian
Affilliation
University of Alberta
Expertise Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, Public Health


Felix Assah
Affilliation
Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences University of Yaoundé I PO Box 8046 Yaoundé Cameroon
Expertise non-communicable diseases, physical activity, diet, lifestyle, epidemiology


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Kathryn Backholer
Affilliation
Deakin University
Expertise


Anne-Marie Bagnall
Affilliation
Centre for Health Promotion Research, Leeds Beckett University
Expertise health inequalities, health promotion, evidence synthesis


Kylie Ball
Affilliation
Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), Deakin University, Melbourne
Expertise Physical activity, eating behaviours, obesity prevention, socioeconomic inequities


Fátima Baptista
Affilliation
Exercise and Health Lab, Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Expertise Physical activity, Physical exercise, Body composition, Bone fracture, Women, Aging, Falls, Frailty, Osteoporosis


Helga Bardos
Affilliation
Faculty of Public Health, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Expertise obesity, public health nutrition, physical activity


Meike Bartels
Affilliation
Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Expertise Well-being, Health, Genetics, Environment, Interplay


Bart Baselmans
Affilliation
VU University Amsterdam, Dept. of Biological Psychology
Expertise Public health, prevention, well-being, genetics


Mariëlle Beenackers
Affilliation
Erasmus MC, department of Public Health
Expertise


Ricky Bell
Affilliation
University of Otago
Expertise Obesity, indigenous, NCDs, physical activity, physiotherapy


Jack Benton
Affilliation
University of Manchester
Expertise Built environment, green space, health and wellbeing


Nina Berentzen
Affilliation
Netherlands Cancer Institute
Expertise Obesity, lifestyle behaviours, early life factors, reproductive factors


Kirsten Berk
Affilliation
Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam
Expertise Diabetes mellitus type 2, obesity, nutrition, weight loss


Elodie Besnier
Affilliation
Public Health Wales
Expertise


Cindy Bethlehem
Affilliation
Hanze Hogeschool, Groningen
Expertise


Joline Beulens
Affilliation
EMGO+, VU medical center
Expertise Nutrition, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, epidemiology


Maria Teresa Blay
Affilliation
University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
Expertise bioactive compounds, obesity, inflammation


Angélica Bonilla
Affilliation
Cardiovascular and Social Epidemiology Research Group of the University of Alcala
Expertise Preventive Medicine & Public Health. Cardiovascular Risk and CV Risk Factors. Social inequalities. Immigration.


Saskia Boonzajer Flaes
Affilliation
EMGO+, VUmc Amsterdam
Expertise Physical activity, deprived neighbourhoods, environment


Jizzo Bosdriesz
Affilliation
VUmc University Medical Center Amsterdam
Expertise Socio-economic inequalities


Claire Boulange
Affilliation
RMIT Australia
Expertise Urban informatics


Ilianne Boumans
Affilliation
Radboud University, Nijmegen
Expertise Sedentary behaviour, sportpsychology, physical activity


Ilse de Bourdeaudhuij
Affilliation
Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University
Expertise


Lex Bouter
Affilliation
VUmc University Medical Center Amsterdam
Expertise


Darshan Brassinga
Affilliation

Expertise Urbanization, lipid profile, Lifestyle-related behaviors, Obesity


Marco te Brömmelstroet
Affilliation
Urban Cycling Institute, University of Amsterdam
Expertise


Angelina Brotherhood
Affilliation
Deparment for Sociology, University of Vienna
Expertise drugs, prevention


Silvia Brouwer
Affilliation
Hanzehogeschool Groningen, Institute for Sportstudies; UMCG dept. Epidemiology
Expertise Physical activity in kids; cardiometabolic risk


Johannes Brug
Affilliation
VUmc University Medical Center Amsterdam
Expertise


Gert-Jan de Bruijn
Affilliation
University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Expertise Persuasive communication


Christoph Buck
Affilliation
Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology
Expertise Spatial Statistics, Spatial Energetics


Jennifer Bursey
Affilliation
Dalhousie university
Expertise Dietary intervention, physical activity, dterminants of health, physiotherapy


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Graciela Caire-Juvera
Affilliation
Centro de Investigación en Alimentación y Desarrollo (Research Center for Food and Development)
Expertise cancer risk, diet, physical activity, biomarkers of risk


Salvador Camacho
Affilliation
None. Individual professional
Expertise Behavioral economics, obesity, public policies


Greet Cardon
Affilliation
Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University
Expertise


Harriette Carr
Affilliation
New Zealand Ministry of Health
Expertise Public Health, physical activity, obesity, policy


Rachel Carter
Affilliation
Student at Griffith University
Expertise Behaviour exchange (Marketing)


Vince Catteruccia
Affilliation
DBH, FAAPM, RKT, LNMT, ISCRS,NASM-PES
Expertise Clinical musculoskeletal rehab / Behavior


Daniel Cauchi
Affilliation
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Expertise Obesity; NCDs; Obesogenic environments


Jelle van Cauwenberg
Affilliation
Department of Public Health, Ghent University
Expertise Environment, physical activity, sedentary behavior, older adults


Eric Chan
Affilliation
University of Oxford
Expertise built environment, sustainable transport


Jim Chapman
Affilliation
Urban Design 4 Health
Expertise built environment, travel behavior, health outcomes, physical activity, environmental impact, monetization of health condition


Xiaorong Chen
Affilliation
National Center for Chronic and Noncommunicable Disease Control and Prevenion, China CDC
Expertise Physical activity


Hsueh-wen Chow
Affilliation
National Cheng Kung University
Expertise Physical activity, older adults, health promotion, built environment, park


Lars B. Christiansen
Affilliation
Active Living Research Unit, University of Southern Denmark
Expertise active living, active transport


Anna Clark
Affilliation
Trivector Traffic
Expertise Transport active mobility


Louise Codling
Affilliation
WCRF International
Expertise Nutrition, food policy, overweight, obesity, policy, advocacy


Jennifer Coffeng
Affilliation
Vumc
Expertise physical activity, sedentary behavior


Linda Collins
Affilliation
University of Edinburgh
Expertise MSc Landscape & Wellbeing student


Sofie Compernolle
Affilliation
Ghent University
Expertise Environment and sedentary behaviour


Sofie Compernolle
Affilliation

Expertise


Eva Corpeleijn
Affilliation
Department of Epidemiology, UMCG, The Netherlands
Expertise Diabetes, obesity, glucose metabolism, diet, activity trackers, patients, children


Elizabeth Corrêa
Affilliation
Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Expertise Food environment ; obesity; children


Rik Crutzen
Affilliation
Maastricht University
Expertise


Megan Czerwinski
Affilliation
University of Michigan
Expertise


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Mariane de Almeida Alves
Affilliation
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Expertise Environment, built environment, obesity


Marieke De Craemer
Affilliation
Ghent University
Expertise physical activity, sedentary behaviour


Bas de Geus
Affilliation
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Expertise Commuter cycling & health


Johan de Graaf
Affilliation
Ministry of Defense
Expertise Public health, healt promotion, adaptability


Emely de Vet
Affilliation
Wageningen University
Expertise Nudging, food environments, person-environment interaction, psychology


Ineke Deelen
Affilliation
Human Geography and Planning, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University
Expertise Sports participation, accessibility of sports facilities, neighbourhood context, motivation, adherence


Benedicte Deforche
Affilliation
Research Unit Health Promotion Department of Public Health Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Ghent University
Expertise


Louise Dekker
Affilliation
Dept. of Nephrology, Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen
Expertise Dietary patterns, spatial analysis, cohort studies, epidemiology, type 2 diabetes, multimorbidity


Jasper Dekkers
Affilliation
Dept. of Spatial Economics - SPINlab, VU Amsterdam
Expertise


Lliam Dickinson
Affilliation
University Campus Barnsley
Expertise


Coosje Dijkstra
Affilliation
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam & Sarphati Amsterdam
Expertise Socioeconmic inequalities, nutrition, youth


Young Kyung Do
Affilliation
Seoul National University College of Medicine
Expertise


Mariana Dyakova
Affilliation
Public Health Wales
Expertise sustainable development, investing in prevention, cardiovascular disease, public health policy, health promotion, cardiovascular risk, multimorbidity, public health communication, digital media


Delfien van Dyck
Affilliation

Expertise


Jan Dygrýn
Affilliation
Faculty of Physical Culture, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic
Expertise Built environment, physical activity, GIS


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Lisa Edelson
Affilliation
Nestlé Research Center
Expertise children, eating behavior, parenting, sedentary behavior


Anne Ellaway
Affilliation
MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow
Expertise


Marcy Eskra
Affilliation
N/A
Expertise Exercise Therapy


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Rogério Fermino
Affilliation
Federal University of Technology - Paraná (UTFPR), Brazil
Expertise Built environment, perceived environment, park use, parks, physical activity, health promotion


Denise Florentinus
Affilliation
Epidemiologist
Expertise


Louise Foley
Affilliation
University of Cambridge
Expertise natural experiements


David Foxcroft
Affilliation
Oxford Brookes University
Expertise Prevention, Behavioural Health


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Carol Garber
Affilliation
Columbia University
Expertise Exercise, Chronic Diseases, Aging, Children


Mekdes Gebremariam
Affilliation
University of Oslo
Expertise dietary behavior, sedentary behavior, physical activity, correlates, causal inference


Anouk Geelen
Affilliation
Wageningen University, Division of Human Nutrition
Expertise Dietary intake assessment, innovative technologies


Ricardo Gonçalves
Affilliation
Instituto Superior Manuel Teixeira Gomes (ISMAT), Portugal.
Expertise Sedentary behavior, Physical Activity, Priming


Claire Griffiths
Affilliation
Leeds Beckett University
Expertise Obesity, physical activity, diet, inequalities


Jessica Gubbels
Affilliation
Maastricht University
Expertise Ecological systems views


Azucena Guzman
Affilliation
University of Edinburgh
Expertise Dementia, Behaviour Change, Clinical Psychology


H

Evelien Hart
Affilliation
Vumc University Medical Center Amsterdam
Expertise


Marieke Hartman
Affilliation
AMC-UvA, department of Public Health
Expertise Social and cultural determinants of weight-related behaviours; evaluation studies; mixed methods; program adaptation (incl. cultural targeting)


Annemien Haveman
Affilliation
Wageningen University
Expertise public health, healthy ageing, dietary patterns, lifestyle


Mahwish Hayee
Affilliation
University of East London
Expertise


Gregory Heath
Affilliation
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, TN
Expertise physical activity epidemiology; community-based PA promotion; provider-based PA assessment and counseling for PA


Linde van Hecke
Affilliation
Ghent University
Expertise Adolescents, physical activity, public open spaces


Marco Helbich
Affilliation
Utrecht University
Expertise Mental health, social sensing, GIS, spatial modeling, exposure assessment


Ronald Henry
Affilliation
Maastricht UMC+
Expertise www.demaastrichtstudie.nl


Roel Hermans
Affilliation
Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University
Expertise Behavioural change; Social Influence; Food Intake


Erica Hinckson
Affilliation
Auckland University of Technology
Expertise Physical Activity, Built Environment, Sedentary Behaviour


Karen Hitters
Affilliation
Utrecht Municipality (Gemeente Utrecht)/ Public Health
Expertise food , health, sustainability/circularity, influence environment on food and health behaviour


Matthew Hobbs
Affilliation
Leeds Beckett University
Expertise Methods, food and physical activity environment, obesity and physical activity


Trynke Hoekstra
Affilliation
VUmc University Medical Center
Expertise


Jody Hoenink
Affilliation
Vumc
Expertise Food environment, Policy, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes


Marieke Hoevenaar-Blom
Affilliation
Academic Medical Center Amsterdam
Expertise Epidemiology, sleep, diet, vitamin D, CVD and dementia


Melanie Hood
Affilliation
Sudbury & District Health Unit
Expertise Physical Activity and Active Transportation


Elly Howse
Affilliation
Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney
Expertise Diet; health promotion; policy; political strategy


Yitong Huang
Affilliation
University of Nottingham
Expertise Internet of Things, Persuasive technology


Katja van den Hurk
Affilliation
Sanquin Research, Department of Donor Studies
Expertise


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Anna Jansen
Affilliation
Advisor new Environment and Planning Act (Omgevingswet) at the municipal health service (GGD Noord- en Oost Gelderland)
Expertise Healthy living environment, spatial planning, socio-economic difference and determinants of health, positive health


Marijke Jansen
Affilliation
Human Geography and Planning, Universiteit Utrecht
Expertise Physical activity; physical environment; gps; accelerometer


James Janssen
Affilliation
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Expertise


Leida Janssen
Affilliation
University of applied sciences Viaa Zwolle / University of Humanistic studies Utrecht
Expertise Lifestyle changing and the role of spirituality.


Doreen Jattan
Affilliation
Therapia Massage
Expertise Massage, marketing, entrepreneurship


Lisa Jones
Affilliation
Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moore’s University
Expertise Alcohol related harm, inequalities in cancer incidence and outcomes


Johan de Jong
Affilliation
Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen
Expertise Promoting sport & physical activity, behavioral change


Ernst Jurgens
Affilliation
KLM health services and NVAB
Expertise Klinisch arbeidsgeneeskundige chronische aandoeningen m.n. CVRM & Diabetes en Arbeid,en bedrijfsarts


K

Mohammad Kadir
Affilliation
Griffith University
Expertise Physical Activity, Behaviour Change


Carlijn Kamphuis
Affilliation
Department of Human Geography and Spatial Planning, Faculty of Geoscience, Utrecht University
Expertise Health-behaviours; physical and social environment; socioeconomic inequalities in health;


Mikko Kärmeniemi
Affilliation
University of Oulu, Oulu Deaconess Institute
Expertise Physical activity


Laura Keaver
Affilliation
Ulster university
Expertise nutrition, physical activity, obesity, non-commuicable diseases


Han Kemper
Affilliation
EMGO+ institute
Expertise Health and physical activity,Pediatric Exercise,epidemiology


Yan Kestens
Affilliation
Universite de Montreal
Expertise


Katharina Klenk
Affilliation
University of Stuttgart
Expertise Physical activity, prevention of diabetes


Judith Kok
Affilliation
VU University Amsterdam
Expertise --


Michael Koob
Affilliation
Koob Chiropractic
Expertise Chiropractic


Annemarie Koster
Affilliation
Associate Professor, Maastricht University
Expertise epidemiology, accelerometer, physical activity, sedentary behaviour


Gayatri Kotbagi
Affilliation
Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense
Expertise Exercise behaviours, behavioural addictions, quality of life


Thomas Kubiak
Affilliation
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Expertise


Anton Kunst
Affilliation
Dept. of Public Health, Academic Medical Centre, University
Expertise


Roman Kuster
Affilliation
Karolinska Institute; Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Expertise Sedentary Behaviour in Desk Based Office Work


L

Maxim Lagerweij
Affilliation
Dentist researcher at ACTA VU/UvA
Expertise caries, diet, oral hygiene


Chantal Lalonde-Beaudette
Affilliation
Eastern Ontario Health Unit
Expertise Physical activity; health promotion; community development; advocacy


Martin Lamb
Affilliation
Sheffield Hallam University
Expertise Workplace Sedentary Behaviour


Karen Lamb
Affilliation
Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Australia
Expertise Statistics, Built environment, Nutrition


Moniek Langhout
Affilliation
VUmc University Medical Center Amsterdam
Expertise


Lars Jørun Langøien
Affilliation
Norwegian school of sport sciences
Expertise


Ida Laudańska-Krzemińska
Affilliation
Poznań University of Physical Education, Poland
Expertise Physical activity, health behaviour, health related quality of life, psychosocial determinants of health, health related physical fitness, health education, life skills training


Paolo Lauriola
Affilliation
Arpae (Regional Agency on prevention, environment and energy)
Expertise Public health Environmental Epidemiology


Vincent Learnihan
Affilliation
Health Research Institute. University of Canberra, Australia
Expertise Environmental determinants of health behaviours, GIS


Layla Ledahl
Affilliation
Alberta Health Services
Expertise Registered Dietitian


Lucie Levesque
Affilliation
School of Kinesiology and Health Studies Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
Expertise Physical activity; Indigenous; implementation science; ethics; community-engaged research


Craig Liebenson
Affilliation
LA Sports & Spine
Expertise Sedentarism & Chronic Pain Risk


Suzanne Ligthart
Affilliation
Academic Medical Center, dept. of General practice, Amsterdam
Expertise Primary care / General practice, cardiovascular care, elderly


Gary Liguori
Affilliation
University of Tennessee Chattanooga
Expertise Sedentary behavior


Brian Lo
Affilliation
Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, USA
Expertise built environment assessment, food retail assessment, tool development, program planning and evaluation, active living, public health nutrition, social network and health behaviors


Monika Loskot
Affilliation
Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute
Expertise Neighbourhood environment, sedentary behaviour, behavioural epidemiology


Adam Loveday
Affilliation
Loughborough University
Expertise Built environment, indoor location, physical activity and sedentary behaviour


Anne Loyen
Affilliation
VUmc University Medical Center Amsterdam
Expertise Physical activity, sedentary behaviour, adults, Europe, Epidemiology, Public Health


Congchao Lu
Affilliation
University Medical Center Groningen
Expertise Physical Activity; Neighborhood Environment


Harry Freitag Luglio
Affilliation
Department of Nutrition and Health Faculty of Medicine Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia
Expertise nutrition, healthy lifestyle, local food, nutrigenomic


Stephen Lusk
Affilliation
City of Markham
Expertise Public space and childhood obesity


M

Suvi Määttä
Affilliation
Samfundet Folkhälsan/Folkhälsan Research Centre
Expertise


Ciaran Mac Donncha
Affilliation
University of Limerick, Ireland
Expertise Determinants of physical activity behaviours


Freya Macmillan
Affilliation
Western Sydney University
Expertise Diabetes and physical activity and community interventions


Jenifer Joy Madden
Affilliation
DurableHuman.com
Expertise Environmental and active lifestyle journalist


Sarah Maduro
Affilliation
MoD
Expertise Positive health, functional health, mental health, nursing, military healthcare and readiness


Heena Manglani
Affilliation
The Ohio State University
Expertise Sedentary Behavior, Physical Activity, Cognition


Marcus Maringer
Affilliation
Wageningen University
Expertise Social psychology, human nutrition, software engineering


Kate Mason
Affilliation
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Expertise built environment; health inequalities; housing


Calum Mattocks
Affilliation
University of Cambridge
Expertise


Lisa Mauro-bracken
Affilliation
University of Worcester, United Kingdom
Expertise Public health, socioeconomic inequalities in health; individual and environmental determinants of lifestyle behaviour; life course approach and well-being


Mario Mazzocchi
Affilliation
University of Bologna
Expertise Economics, Health Economics, Consumer Behaviour, Statistics, Policy Evaluation


Mark McCall
Affilliation
British College of Osteopathic Medicine
Expertise Sedentary Behaviour


Andrew Mccloskey
Affilliation
Alberta Health Services
Expertise Physical activity, sedentary behaviour, determinants of health, built environment


Karen McDonnell
Affilliation
University of South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina, USA
Expertise Lung cancer, lifestyle behaviors, self-management


Joanne McVeigh
Affilliation
Curtin University, Perth, Australia
Expertise Sedentary behaviour, physical activity measurement and health outcomes


Antoine Meijerman
Affilliation
GGD Haaglanden
Expertise


Lana Meiqari
Affilliation
VU Amsterdam
Expertise


Steven Melly
Affilliation
Dornsife School of Public Health Drexel University
Expertise GIS


David Menzies
Affilliation
Fitness Australia
Expertise


Elly Mertens
Affilliation
Wageningen University
Expertise


Ivon Milder
Affilliation
National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)
Expertise obesity, food environment


Kate Milne
Affilliation
Cardea Health Consulting, Douglas College
Expertise Sedentary behaviour reduction in older adults


Henrik Minassians
Affilliation
California State University Northridge
Expertise ): healthy communities, built-environment and crime


Anja Mizdrak
Affilliation
British Heart Foundation Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford
Expertise Health-related food taxes and subsidies, supermarkets


Famke Mölenberg
Affilliation
Wageningen University, Division of Human Nutrition
Expertise


Maria Moore
Affilliation
Henry Ford Hospital, Preventive Cardiology
Expertise Registered Nurse, focus on disease prevention


Lisa Moran
Affilliation
Monash University
Expertise Women's health, pregnancy, preconception, post-partum, infertility


Jeff Moreno
Affilliation
Move2Thrive
Expertise Physical Therapy


Sarah Moss
Affilliation
Physical activity, Sport and Recreation Research Focus Area, North-West University, South Africa
Expertise Physical activity, risk factors for non-communicable disease


Jorge Mota
Affilliation
CIAFEL-FADEUP
Expertise exercise, obesity, enviroment


Irina Motoc
Affilliation
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research VU University Medical Center - Longitudinal Aging Study of Amsterdam
Expertise


Maria Mourão-Carvalhal
Affilliation
Sport Sciences, Health and Human Development, University Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
Expertise Obesty, Physical Activity


Marie Murphy
Affilliation
Ulster University
Expertise Physical activity, sedentary behaviour, interventions, adults, children, cancer, type 2 diabetes, biological mechanisms


Theo Mutesa
Affilliation
Vrije Universiteit
Expertise


N

Taniya Nagpal
Affilliation
Western University Canada
Expertise Exercise, nutrition, behaviour change, adherence, pregnancy, obesity


Bernadette Nakabazzi
Affilliation
Makerere University, Kampala-Uganda
Expertise Built environment in relation to children's physical activity


Susie Nanney
Affilliation
University of Minnesota
Expertise health equity, food policy, community solutions


John Nartey
Affilliation
Active Living and Wellness Alliance Group, Ghana
Expertise Physical Activity, Advocate, Research and Surveillance


Mary Nicolaou
Affilliation
Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam
Expertise


Giel Nijpels
Affilliation
VUmc University Medical Center Amsterdam
Expertise


O

Lisel O'Dwyer
Affilliation
Central Queensland University
Expertise Animals, pets, exercise, public health, obesity, housing, volunteers, work, policy, ageing


Kwame Ofori
Affilliation
Ministry of Health Ghana
Expertise Natural health


David Ogilvie
Affilliation
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; public health; transport


Samuel Olawuwo
Affilliation
University of Jos Facullty of Education Dept of Special Education & Rehabilitation Science PMB 2084 Jos Plateau State Nigeria
Expertise


" Dana Olstad
Affilliation
Deakin University
Expertise Nutrition, policy, food environments, dietary behaviours, equity, obesity


Dominic Olufunmilola
Affilliation
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
Affilliation
N/A
Expertise nutrition and chronic disease


Neville Owen
Affilliation
Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute, and Swinburne University
Expertise Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, Environmental Determinants


Dan Pardi
Affilliation
CEO, Dan's Plan // humanOS Leiden University // Stanford University
Expertise


P

Karen Patte
Affilliation
University of Waterloo
Expertise youth health risk behaviours; school-based research; mental health; substance use; obesity; eating behaviour; weight bias; body image; disordered eating


Trevor Payne
Affilliation
Niel Asher Technique, certified manual therapist
Expertise Biomechanics


Daniela Pereira Almeida
Affilliation
Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Expertise Phisical Activity, built environment, health


Derek Peters
Affilliation
University of Worcester, UK
Expertise Sedentary behaviour, childhood overweight


Don Peterson
Affilliation
Private Practice
Expertise Fitness, strength, kettlebells, resistance exercise


Christien Pieterse
Affilliation

Expertise Physical activity, dietary behaviours, overweight


Elise Pietersen
Affilliation
Saxenburgh-groep, neurology
Expertise Cardiovasculair management


Snehal Pinto Pereira
Affilliation
UCL Institute Of Child Health
Expertise Physical activity; aging; birth cohorts


Andreia Pizarro
Affilliation
CIAFEL- FADEUP
Expertise


Angelika Ploeger
Affilliation
Kassel University, Germany
Expertise Food quality, Food culture, Sustainable nutrition


Maartje Poelman
Affilliation
VUmc
Expertise Food environment; diet; food policy; health


Matias Portela
Affilliation
Health ministry of Chile
Expertise physical activity


Sarah Potthoff
Affilliation
Chiropractor at Casey Health Institute
Expertise Pain and dysfunction


Stephanie Prince
Affilliation
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Expertise Physical activity, sedentary behaviours, heart disease, obesity, built environment, social environment, objective measurement


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Norberto Quiles
Affilliation
Queens College of CUNY (NY, USA)
Expertise Exercise and Physical Activity in HIV; HIV and Cardiometabolic disease


Lauren Quinn
Affilliation
University of Birmingham
Expertise Sedentary time


R

Jerome Rachele
Affilliation
Institute for Health and Ageing, Australian Catholic University.
Expertise Neighbourhoods, active travel, physical activity, socioeconomic inequalities


Francesca Racioppi
Affilliation
WHO Regional Office for Europe
Expertise Environment and health, physical activity, cycling and walking


Clare Rafferty
Affilliation
Wellbeing Associates/University of Salford
Expertise Sedentary behaviour


Sanne Raghoebar
Affilliation
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Expertise --


Mani Ramakrishnan
Affilliation
School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago
Expertise Chronic pain, sedentary behaviour, physical inactivity


Sriyani Ranasinghe
Affilliation
Provincial Director of Health Services Office Sabaragamuwa, Ministry of Health Sri Lanka
Expertise Physical activity, overweight and obesity


Markus Reichert
Affilliation
Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University; Mental mHealth Lab, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Department of Sport and Sport Science (Germany)
Expertise ambulatory assessment, ecological momentary assessment, physical activity, mood


Wineke Remijnse
Affilliation
Dutch Association of Dietitians
Expertise nutrition & dietetics


Teun Remmers
Affilliation
Maastricht University
Expertise Combined GPS and accelerometry in children


Carry Renders
Affilliation
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


Ana Isabel Ribeiro
Affilliation
EPIUnit - Public Health Institute University Porto (ISPUP)
Expertise GIS; urban health; neighbourhood effects; spatial statistics; socioeconomic inequalities; physical environment


Eric Robitaille
Affilliation
Institut national de santé publique du Québec
Expertise Built environment, nutrition, physical activity, food, GIS


Kim Rollings
Affilliation
University of Notre Dame / healthyplaces.nd.edu
Expertise school cafeterias, housing, neighborhoods, healthy places, mental health, diet, evaluation, assessment


Rimante Ronto
Affilliation
Lecturer in Public Health. Australian Catholic University. Sydney, Australia
Expertise dietary behaviours, food literacy, adolescents, food environments, public health, obesity prevention


Bree Rooke
Affilliation
Alberta Health Services
Expertise Physical Activity, SDOH


Eva Roos
Affilliation
Folkhälsan Research Center, Helsinki, Finland
Expertise Environment, lifestyle, eating behaviour, physical activity, children


Camila Rossi
Affilliation
Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil
Expertise Nutrition, Epidemiology, Built environment


Harry Rutter
Affilliation
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Expertise Complex systems, obesity, sustainability


Femke Rutters
Affilliation
VUmc University Medical Center Amsterdam
Expertise


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Raphael Saldanha
Affilliation
Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF)
Expertise Public health, GIS, spatial process


Maria Paula Santos
Affilliation
University of Porto, Faculty of Sport, Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure
Expertise


Rute Santos
Affilliation
University of Porto, Portugal / University of Wollongong, Australia.
Expertise Physical activity, sedentary time, environment


Douglas Santos
Affilliation
State University of Bahia, Brazil
Expertise Sedentery Behavior; Physical Activity; Elderly


Douglas Santos
Affilliation
State University of Bahia, Brazil
Expertise Sedentery Behavior; Physical Activity; Elderly


Isabela Sattamini
Affilliation
São Paulo University
Expertise Public Health Nutrition


Alexia Sawyer
Affilliation
University College London
Expertise Active living, health psychology, social psychology, deprived communities


Jasper Schipperijn
Affilliation
University of Southern Denmark
Expertise


Wolfgang Schlicht
Affilliation
University of Stuttgart; Chair Exercise and Health Sciences
Expertise socio-ecology, environmental psychology, environmental gerontology, physical activity


John Schneider
Affilliation
ActiGraph
Expertise R&D


Matthew Schrager
Affilliation
Stetson University (DeLand, Florida); National Institute on Aging (Baltimore, Maryland), USA
Expertise Aging, physical inactivity, functional mobility


Kai Schulze
Affilliation
University of Cambridge, MRC Epidemiology Unit & Centre for Diet and Physical Activity Research (CEDAR)
Expertise



Jaap Seidell
Affilliation
VU University Amsterdam
Expertise


Amanda Seims
Affilliation
Leeds Beckett University
Expertise Men's Health, physical activity, lifestyle, wellbeing


Roya Shokoohi
Affilliation
Hanze University of Applied Science, Groningen
Expertise Active transportation, sustainable built environment, healthy life style and physical activity


Raquel Sierra
Affilliation
Personal training, nutrition
Expertise


Femke Sijtsma
Affilliation
Vumc
Expertise Nutritional epidemiology


Helene Sinclair
Affilliation
Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research
Expertise healthy active living, obesity research, fitness, health


Lee Smith
Affilliation
Anglia Ruskin University
Expertise Physical activity, sedentary behaviour, Active Buildings, Epidemiology, correlates


Merlijn Snijders
Affilliation
Lekker Fit! Rotterdam Master Sport- en Beweeginnovatie
Expertise Health, Physical activity, Exercise, Sedentary behavior, Nutrition


Harriette Snoek
Affilliation
Wageningen Economic Research
Expertise consumer behaviour, food choice, dietary behaviours, children, adolescents, parenting, sustainable food behaviour, food security


Erwin Speklé
Affilliation
Arbo Unie Occupational Health Service
Expertise Ergonomics, sedentary work, MSD's


Michael Spivock
Affilliation
Canadian Armed Forces / University of Ottawa
Expertise Health Promotion. Environmental determinants of behaviour


Donna Spruijt-Metz
Affilliation
University of Southern California
Expertise Pediatric obesity, mHealth, digital and connected health.


Ingrid Steenhuis
Affilliation
VU University, Health Sciences, EMGO+
Expertise Environment and eating behavior. Portion size. Pricing strategies. Weight loss. Relapse prevention.


Jemima Stockton
Affilliation
University College London
Expertise


Karien Stronks
Affilliation
Dept. of Public Health, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam
Expertise


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Margaret Taylor
Affilliation
Town of Halton Hills
Expertise Physical Activity


Saskia te Velde
Affilliation
Te Velde Research & Consultancy
Expertise Physical activity, mobile technology, behaviour change, epidemiology


Pedro Teixeira
Affilliation
University of Lisbon
Expertise Physical Activity, Obesity, Behavior Change, Motivation


Andrew Telfer
Affilliation
Student University of Manchester, Employed by EAST Fitness Foundations
Expertise Studying NCDs, obesity, physical fitness


Joop ten Dam
Affilliation
Lector De Gezonde Stad, hogeschool Windesheim
Expertise health, inequalities, physical environment


Lukar Thornton
Affilliation
Institute of Physical Activity and Nutrition Deakin University
Expertise Food environments; neighbourhoods; GIS


Julia Thurn
Affilliation
Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Stuttgart
Expertise Behaviour change and maintenance, diabetes prevention, worksite health promotion


Erik Timmermans
Affilliation
VU University Amsterdam
Expertise


Steffen Toates
Affilliation
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Expertise Chiropractor


Jaap Toet
Affilliation
Gemeente Utrecht, Volksgezondheid
Expertise Gezonde Leefomgeving


Gregg Trueman
Affilliation
Mount Royal University/Alberta Health Services/Calgary Urban Project Society/Alex Health Centre
Expertise Hospice Palliative Care; Chronic Pain; Primary Care


Mark Tully
Affilliation
Queen's University Belfast
Expertise Built environment, physical activity, public health, natural experiments


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Maria Urtasun
Affilliation
Social and cardiovascular epidemiology research group. Shool of Medicine. University of Alcala.
Expertise Research about environmental determinants of chronic diseases. Translating research findings to public health policies.


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Frank Van Berkum
Affilliation
Zgt hospital
Expertise Diabetes, bariatric surgery, obesity


Julianne van der Berg
Affilliation
Maastricht University/Radboud UMC
Expertise


Amber van der Heijden
Affilliation
Amsterdam Public Health research institute, Vumc
Expertise Diabetes prediction epidemiology


Stan van Eck
Affilliation
Happy Weight
Expertise --


Evi van Ekris
Affilliation
EMGO+ institute, VU University Medical Center
Expertise Sedentary behaviour


Susan van Geel
Affilliation
Researcher at Amsterdam healthy weight programme, GGD Amsterdam
Expertise Qualititative, quantitative research. Development of community and neighbourhood interventions and healthy environment


Femke van Nassau
Affilliation
VU University Medical Center, Department of Public and Occupational health EMGO Institute
Expertise Implementation research, process and effect evaluation, sedentary and physical activity behavior, overweight, qualitative research.


Jurgen van Teeffelen
Affilliation
Maastricht University
Expertise


Stefanie Vandevijverve
Affilliation
UNI Auckland
Expertise food environments, food policy, public engagement, monitoring


Jenny Veitch
Affilliation
Deakin University
Expertise Physical activity, public open spaces, urban green spaces


Hanneke Verbree
Affilliation
Researcher, lecturer School of Sports studies
Expertise activity-friendly neighbourhood, (social) environment, social cohesion


Hannah Verhoeven
Affilliation
Ghent University
Expertise active transport


Lisanne Verweij
Affilliation
Netherlands institute for health services research
Expertise quality of care, patient safety, lifestyle, health related chronic diseases


Tania Villalobos
Affilliation
Universidade Complutense de Madrid
Expertise Sedentary behaviour


kristel Vlot-van Anrooij
Affilliation
Radboud university medical center, Department of Primary and Community Care, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
Expertise Supportive environments for health, Health promotion for people with intellectual disabilities, environmental assessment tools


Christina Vogel
Affilliation
MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, UK
Expertise retail food environment, dietary inequalities, food policy, women's health


Anne Vuillemin
Affilliation
University of Lorraine
Expertise Expertise, focus or interest (keywords): PA surveillance, PA promotion, HEPA policies


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Viktoria Wahlstrom
Affilliation
Umeå University, Work- and Environmental Medicine
Expertise Sedentary Behavior, Physical Activity, Office design


Malcolm Ward
Affilliation
Public Health Wales
Expertise Physical Activity, Health Promotion


Tracy Washington
Affilliation
Queensland University of Technology
Expertise Built Environment and Health, PA Promotion, Parks and PA


Wilma Waterlander
Affilliation
National Institute for Health Innovation, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Expertise food policy, food systems, food pricing


Miriam Weber
Affilliation
gemeente Utrecht; Open University the Netherlands
Expertise


Ben Weghorst
Affilliation
Kenniscentrum Sport
Expertise Information management


Zhu Wen
Affilliation
Department of Preventive Medicine, Medicine College, Ningbo University
Expertise Built environment, physical activity


Wanda Wendel-Vos
Affilliation
National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)
Expertise physical activity, determinants, monitoring, public health


Hiske Wiggers
Affilliation
Lecturer/ researcher Hanze University of Applied Sciences
Expertise Physical activity, active living, open spaces, citizen participation


Jesse Wikki
Affilliation
GeoHealth Laboratory, University of Canterbury
Expertise Health geography, geospatial science


Emma Wilkins
Affilliation
Leeds Beckett University and University of Leeds (visiting researcher)
Expertise The retail food environment


Amanda Wilson
Affilliation
Active Living Research, University of California, San Diego, USA
Expertise Parks and Recreation, Physical Activity, Built Environment


Meghan Winters
Affilliation
Simon Fraser University
Expertise


Katharina Wirth
Affilliation
Agaplesion Bethesda Hospital Ulm
Expertise Physical activity in older adults, sedentary behaviour


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Belen Zapata Diomedi
Affilliation
School of Public Health, University of Queensland
Expertise Health modelling, physical activity, built environment, air pollution, road injuries


Frederick Zimmerman
Affilliation
University of California - UCLA
Expertise Social and economic contexts, health outcomes