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    Empowerment for healthy nutrition - Workshop Health & Society/CSPS
    Wagemakers, Annemarie ; Super, Sabina - \ 2020
    Workshop about 'Empowerment for healthy nutrition' of the chair Health & Society for CSPS (Centre for Space, Place and Society)
    Partner in het Sport en Beweegakkoord Wageningen
    Wagemakers, Annemarie ; Super, Sabina - \ 2020
    Ondertekening Wagenings Sport en Beweegakkoord. Dit is een akkoord door en voor de gemeenschap: iedereen mag meedoen met ideeën en initiatieven voor een actiever en gezonder Wageningen, zodat iedereen kan meedoen met sporten en bewegen. Nu en in de toekomst. Als sporter, vrijwilliger of langs de lijn. Met of zonder beperkingen. Jong en oud.
    Gezonde snacks: de kunst van het verleiden
    Wagemakers, A. ; Goor, Ien van de; Ridder, Denise T.D. De - \ 2020
    Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen 98 (2020). - ISSN 1388-7491 - p. 1 - 2.
    In de jaren tachtig en negentig van de vorige eeuw zijn de fysieke en sociale determinanten van gezondheid door de Canadese Minister Marc Lalonde en de WHO op de kaart gezet [1, 2]. Sindsdien is de aandacht voor de fysieke en sociale omgeving als belangrijke determinant van gezondheid sterk toegenomen door het groeiende inzicht dat alleen aandacht voor individuele leefstijl en gedrag niet tot de gewenste verandering in gezondheid leidt. Een omgeving die de keuze voor gezond gedrag makkelijker maakt – making the healthy choice, the easy choice – is een belangrijke voorwaarde voor gezond gedrag. Andere voordelen die samengaan met het veranderen van de omgeving zijn onder meer dat het een positief effect kan hebben op gedragsverandering zonder dat er sprake is van blaming the victim, dat er mogelijk groepen bereikt worden die anders niet of moeilijk te bereiken zijn en dat de veranderingen in de omgeving van lange duur zijn, en daardoor mogelijk (kosten)effectiever [3].
    Dietary Interventions for Healthy Pregnant Women: A Systematic Review of Tools to Promote a Healthy Antenatal Dietary Intake
    Beulen, Yvette H. ; Super, Sabina ; Vries, Jeanne H.M. de; Koelen, Maria A. ; Feskens, Edith J.M. ; Wagemakers, Annemarie - \ 2020
    Nutrients 12 (2020)7. - ISSN 2072-6643
    health promotion tools - nutrition - pregnancy

    Maternal nutrition is essential for the development and lifelong health of the offspring. Antenatal care provides unique opportunities for nutrition communication, and health promotion tools (e.g., guidelines, instruments, packages, or resources) might help to overcome several concurrent barriers. We conducted a systematic literature review to map tools that are available for the promotion of a healthy dietary intake in healthy pregnant women in Western countries, and to identify what makes these tools feasible and effective for these women and their healthcare providers. Seventeen studies were included, evaluating tools with various delivery modes, content, and providers. Nine studies employed multiple, complementary delivery methods and almost all studies (n = 14) tailored the content to varying degrees, based on the individual characteristics and lifestyle behaviors of the participants. We found that the feasibility of a tool was dependent on practical issues, time investment, and providers' motivation, skills, and knowledge, while the effectiveness was related more to the type of provider and the content. Most effective interventions were provided by dietitians and nutritionists, and were highly tailored. Based on the results of this review, we believe that custom tools that are sensitive to inequalities are needed to support all women in obtaining or maintaining a healthy diet during pregnancy.

    “We Don’t Assume That Everyone Has the Same Idea About Health, Do We?” Explorative Study of Citizens’ Perceptions of Health and Participation to Improve Their Health in a Low Socioeconomic City District
    Jong, Marja A.J.G. De; Wagemakers, Annemarie ; Koelen, Maria A. - \ 2020
    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17 (2020)14. - ISSN 1660-4601
    In community health promotion programs that aim to reduce health inequities, citizen participation is recommended, as it strengthens citizens’ active involvement and has a positive impact on health. A prerequisite for citizen participation is recognizing and incorporating citizens’ perceptions of health. Therefore, this study aimed to explore these perceptions and actions needed to improve the health of citizens living in a low socioeconomic city district. Concept mapping was used to actively engage community members as part of the action research method. Eleven community groups (n = 89 citizens) together with community workers participated in the study. Participants in all groups agreed that health entails more than the absence of disease, and therefore it is a multidimensional concept. Social relations, physical activity, positive life attitude, healthy eating, and being in control were important perceptions about health. Although the participants were aware of the relation between lifestyle and health, actions to improve health included doing things together, collaboration, self-confidence, focusing on possibilities, and socially shared meanings. Creating a supportive environment to address health behavior appeared to be the most important action for citizens to facilitate behavior change. Concept mapping helped to involve citizens and provided community workers with valuable information to shape the program together with citizens. View Full-Text
    Zorg-sportinitiatieven inde wijk. Wonen en leven in een gezonde wijk. Projectencatalogus Gezonde Wijk
    Mulderij, L.S. ; Verkooijen, K.T. ; Wagemakers, A. - \ 2020
    ZonMw
    Integrale lokale zorg-sportinitiatieven onder de loep: wat is de impact op deelnemers? Wat zijn de werkzame elementen in praktijk en beleid? En hoe wordt een initiatief ook organisatorisch en financieel een succes?
    Assessing health outcomes in the aftermath of the great recession: a comparison of Spain and the Netherlands
    Thompson, Kristina ; Wagemakers, Annemarie ; Ophem, Johan Van - \ 2020
    International Journal for Equity in Health 19 (2020). - ISSN 1475-9276
    Background - Across time and space, financial security has been shown to impact health outcomes, with the acute loss of financial security being particularly detrimental. We compare financial security’s association with health in Spain and the Netherlands. These countries respectively exemplify low and high levels of financial security, general trends that have been exacerbated by the Great Recession of the 2010s. Methods - We exploit the Spanish (n = 1001) and Dutch (n = 1010) editions of the European Social Survey 7, conducted in 2014, and condense relevant financial security- and health-related survey questions into latent variables using factor analyses. Using the component loadings as quasi-weightings, we generate one financial security variable and three health variables (mental, physical and social). Then, we run ordinary least squares regressions interacting financial security and nationality, for each of the three health outcomes. Results - In unadjusted models, we find that financial security (p < 0.01) is positively associated with the three health outcomes, while being Spanish relative to being Dutch (p < 0.01) is associated with worse health outcomes. However, the results of the interaction term show that being Spanish relative to being Dutch weakens the relationship between physical health and social health, although not mental health. Conclusions - We find evidence that financial security’s influence on health outcomes may vary in different contexts. This may be an important aspect of determining the Great Recession’s influence on health outcomes. Our study is a first step in understanding how the relationships between financial security and health may differ in countries with different experiences of the Great Recession
    Silicon-Free SuFEx Reactions of Sulfonimidoyl Fluorides : Scope, Enantioselectivity, and Mechanism
    Liang, Dong Dong ; Streefkerk, Dieuwertje E. ; Jordaan, Daan ; Wagemakers, Jorden ; Baggerman, Jacob ; Zuilhof, Han - \ 2020
    Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 59 (2020)19. - ISSN 1433-7851 - p. 7494 - 7500.
    enantioselectivity - kinetics - reaction mechanisms - SuFEx

    SuFEx reactions, in which an S−F moiety reacts with a silyl-protected phenol, have been developed as powerful click reactions. In the current paper we open up the potential of SuFEx reactions as enantioselective reactions, analyze the role of Si and outline the mechanism of this reaction. As a result, fast, high-yielding, “Si-free” and enantiospecific SuFEx reactions of sulfonimidoyl fluorides have been developed, and their mechanism shown, by both experimental and theoretical methods, to yield chiral products.

    Perceptions of Care Sport Connectors’ Tasks for Strengthening the Connection Between Primary Care, Sports and Physical Activity: A Delphi Study
    Smit, Eva ; Leenaars, Karlijn E.F. ; Wagemakers, Annemarie ; Velden, Koos Van Der; Molleman, Gerard R.M. - \ 2020
    International Journal of Integrated Care 20 (2020)1. - ISSN 1568-4156 - p. 2 - 2.
    Introduction: Care sport connectors stimulate physical activity and facilitate collaboration between the primary care and physical activity sectors in the Netherlands. To strengthen intersectoral collaboration between the primary care and sports sectors, it is necessary to study which tasks a care sport connector must fulfil according to their own and other professionals’ perceptions.

    Methods: A Delphi study was conducted with 182 professionals from the primary care, public health and physical activity sectors. Rounds 1 and 2 included questions about task perception, willingness to collaborate and expectations of care sport connectors. Rounds 3 and 4 were used to reach consensus.

    Results: All professions acknowledged physical activity promotion tasks, but they are not all willing to collaborate. They expect a broad range of roles from care sport connectors: informative, executive, guiding and intermediate. Care sport connectors reached consensus on two roles: informative and intermediate.

    Discussion: Care sport connectors have an important role in strengthening intersectoral collaboration. All the professions acknowledged a task concerning physical activity promotion and accepted a broker role. Thus, a public health mind-set seems to be present to some extent. However, challenges remain, such as the lack of willingness to collaborate among primary care professionals and sports policies not (yet) supporting intersectoral collaboration.
    Effective elements of care-physical activity initiatives for adults with a low socioeconomic status: A concept mapping study with health promotion experts
    Mulderij, Lisanne S. ; Wolters, Fieke ; Verkooijen, Kirsten T. ; Koelen, Maria A. ; Groenewoud, Stef ; Wagemakers, Annemarie - \ 2020
    Evaluation and Program Planning 80 (2020). - ISSN 0149-7189
    In care-physical activity (care-PA) initiatives, primary care and sports are combined to stimulate PA among adults at risk of lifestyle related diseases. Preliminary results from Dutch care-PA initiatives for adults with a low socioeconomic status (SES) indicate a decrease in participants’ body weight and an improved quality of life, however, the elements that make these initiatives successful are yet to be identified. In total, 19 Dutch health promotion experts participated in our concept mapping (CM) of the effective elements of care-PA initiatives for adults with a low SES. The experts identified 111 effective elements of these initiatives, which were grouped into 11 clusters, focusing on: 1) approaching participants within the care-PA initiative, 2) barriers experienced throughout the initiative, 3) long-term implementation, 4) customizing the care-PA initiative to the target population, 5) social support, 6) structure and guidance, 7) the professionals within the care-PA initiative, 8) the accessibility of the care-PA initiative, 9) targeted behaviour and progression, 10) recruitment and administration, and 11) intersectoral collaboration. CM was useful for creating a valuable overview of these effective elements. Our results could be used to improve the development and implementation of future care-PA initiatives for adults with a low SES.
    Optimizing Low–Socioeconomic Status Pregnant Women’s Dietary Intake in the Netherlands: Protocol for a Mixed-Methods Study
    Beulen, Yvette H. ; Geelen, Anouk ; Vries, Jeanne H.M. De; Super, Sabina ; Koelen, Maria A. ; Feskens, Edith J.M. ; Wagemakers, Annemarie - \ 2020
    JMIR Research Protocols 9 (2020)2. - ISSN 1929-0748
    Although the importance of maternal nutrition is evident, adherence to dietary guidelines is limited in pregnant women, especially in those with a low socioeconomic status. Promotion of a healthy diet in midwifery practice is promising, as prenatal diet affects both maternal and child health, pregnant women are open to dietary changes during this critical transition, and midwives are their first and most important source of information. Unfortunately, nutrition communication by Dutch midwives is limited.
    Objective: The objective of this study is to optimize the dietary intake of low–socioeconomic status pregnant women by contributing to the further development and adjustment of a tool or toolbox to support midwives in providing nutrition communication.
    Methods: This interdisciplinary, mixed-methods study includes 2 phases, in which quantitative and qualitative research are complementary. In phase 1, we will conduct a literature study and interviews to gain insight into midwives’ knowledge, needs, and practice. We will obtain data on the dietary intake of low–socioeconomic status pregnant women and factors influencing this intake from another literature study, an interviewer-administered meal-based food frequency questionnaire, and qualitative interviews with pregnant women. We will identify the availability of suitable tools to improve pregnant women’s dietary intake from the literature, interviews, focus groups, and expert meetings. In phase 2, we shall adapt an existing tool or develop a new tool(box), depending on the results of phase 1, and implement it in 5 midwifery practices. Ultimately, a process evaluation will provide insight into barriers and facilitating factors playing a role in the implementation of the tool(box).
    Results: The main outcome of this study will be a tool(box) to optimize the dietary intake of Dutch pregnant women. We anticipate that the developed or adjusted tool(s) will be available in February 2020. After we implement the tool(s) and evaluate the implementation process, the final results should be available by February 2021.
    Conclusions: This study is scientifically and socially relevant, as we will study low–socioeconomic status pregnant women’s contextual dietary intake in-depth from an ecological perspective on health. The results obtained will lead to recommendations for multidisciplinary strategies to promote a healthy maternal dietary intake in low–socioeconomic status populations.
    Cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular fitness and mental health in older adolescents: A multi-level cross-sectional analysis
    Janssen, Amy ; Leahy, Angus A. ; Diallo, Thierno M.O. ; Smith, Jordan J. ; Kennedy, Sarah G. ; Eather, Narelle ; Mavilidi, Myrto F. ; Wagemakers, Annemarie ; Babic, Mark J. ; Lubans, David R. - \ 2020
    Preventive Medicine 132 (2020). - ISSN 0091-7435
    Physical activity interventions that promote cardiorespiratory (CRF) and muscular fitness (MF) may improve mental health in young adolescents. However, less is known about the links between fitness and mental health in older adolescents, as they are an understudied population. In addition, the association between MF and adolescents' mental health is less clear than it is for CRF. Our primary aim was to investigate whether MF is independently associated with mental health in a sample of older adolescents. Our secondary aim was to determine if the association between fitness and mental health was moderated by sex, socio-economic status (SES) or weight status. Participants were 670 students (16.0 [0.4] years, 44.6% female) from 20 secondary schools in New South Wales, Australia. Mental health (well-being and internalizing problems) was self-reported using the Short Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale and the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire. We assessed CRF using the Progressive Aerobic Cardiovascular Endurance Run and MF using the push-up and standing long jump tests. After controlling for CRF, MF was not associated with mental health. CRF was associated with well-being (β = 0.20, p < .001) and internalizing problems (β = −0.27, p < .001). The strength of association between CRF and mental health was stronger in girls, than boys. No interaction effects were observed for SES or weight status. Although cross-sectional, our findings provide further evidence of the potential benefits of CRF for adolescents' mental health (i.e., well-being and internalizing problems), particularly girls. However, MF may be less relevant for mental health among this population.
    Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidsbevordering (External organisation)
    Wagemakers, Annemarie - \ 2019
    Redactielid van het Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidsbevordering
    Kummunale Bewegungsförderung bei Menschen mit socialer Benachteiliging : Workshop during conference
    Semrau, J. ; Steidle, C. ; Wolff, A. ; Amann, K. ; Mulderij, L.S. ; Wolters, F. ; Wagemakers, A. ; Verkooijen, K.T. - \ 2019
    Expertmeeting 'Werkzame elementen integrale aanpak overgewicht en obesitas voor kwetsbare groepen' (presentatie voor wetenschappelijk publiek)
    Verbaan, Caro-Lynn ; Dellas, Vicky ; Rinsum, Celeste van; Collard, Dorine ; Beune, Erik ; Wagemakers, Annemarie - \ 2019
    Werkzame elementen van een integrale aanpak van overgewicht en obesitas voor kwetsbare groepen
    Wagemakers, Annemarie ; Dellas, Vicky ; Beune, Erik ; Collard, Dorine ; Verbaan, Caro-Lynn - \ 2019
    Presentatie voor de Commissie Effectiviteitsonderzoek, Programmalijn binnen het Preventieprogramma 2019-2022
    Werkzame elementen van een integrale aanpak van overgewicht en obesitas voor kwetsbare groepen - presentatie voor de Commissie Effectiviteitsonderzoek, Programmalijn binnen het Preventieprogramma 2019-2022, ZonMw Utrecht
    Wagemakers, A. ; Dellas, Vicky ; Beune, Erik ; Collard, Dorine ; Verbaan, Caro-Lynn - \ 2019
    Effective elements of integral approaches for overweight and obesity amongst people with a low socioeconomic status or migrants : a scoping review
    Verbaan, C. ; Rinsum, Celeste van; Dellas, Vicky ; Collard, Dorine ; Beune, Erik ; Wagemakers, A. - \ 2019
    Werkzame elementen voor de integrale aanpak van overgewicht en obesitas bij kwetsbare groepen - factsheet
    Wagemakers, A. ; Rinsum, Celeste van; Dellas, Vicky ; Collard, Dorine ; Beune, Erik ; Verbaan, C. - \ 2019
    Wageningen University & Research - 1 p.
    Werkzame elementen van een integrale aanpak van overgewicht en obesitas voor kwetsbare groepen : een exploratieve studie onder professionals en mensen met een lage sociaaleconomische status en mensen met een migratieachtergrond
    Wagemakers, A. ; Dellas, Vicky ; Verbaan, C. ; Collard, Dorine ; Beune, Erik - \ 2019
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