Publications

Publications


Publication rules of the IDEFICS and I.Family studies

The publication rules of the IDEFICS and I.Family studies shall express the intention that each participating researcher in both studies can contribute and has access to publications emergig from this study on an equal basis. View this document (English, Ver. September 2015) here.

EU White Book: Nutrition, Overweight and Obesity: A strategy for Europe
The White Book of the EU (2007) can be downloaded here.

Publishable final activity report
The publishable final activity report of the IDEFICS study was prepared on 27th May 2012. It presents an overview of the objectives of the IDEFICS study and summarises the work performed and final results. View this report here.

Publications of the IDEFICS study

2017

  • Gianfagna F, Grippi C, Ahrens W, Bailey ME, Bornhorst C, De Henauw S, Foraita R, Koni AC, Krogh V, Marild S, Molnar D, Moreno L, Pitsiladis Y, Russo P, Siani A, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Iacoviello L. The role of neuromedin U in adiposity regulation. Haplotype analysis in European children from the IDEFICS Cohort. PLoS ONE 12(2). 2017 Feb 24. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172698. 
  • Iguacel I, Michels N, Fernández-Alvira JM, Bammann K, De Henauw S, Felső R, Gwozdz W, Hunsberger M, Reisch L, Russo P, Tornaritis M, Thumann BF, Veidebaum T, Börnhorst C, Moreno LA; IDEFICS consortium.Associations between social vulnerabilities and psychosocial problems in European children. Results from the IDEFICS study. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2017 May 12. doi:10.1007/s00787-017-0998-7.
  • Laidra K, De Fruyt F, Konstabel K. Assessing childhood personality with the Estonian short version of the Hierarchical Personality Inventory for Children (HiPIC). Personality and Individual Differences 112:31-16. 2017 Jul 1. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2017.02.050.
  • Papoutsou S, Savva SC, Tornaritis M, Ahrens W, Veidebaum T, Hunsberger M, Molnár D, Siani A, Michels N, Moreno LA, Jilani H,Hajigeorgiou C; on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium. Timing of solid food introduction and association with later childhood overweight and obesity: The IDEFICS study. Matern Child Nutr. 2017 (in press)
  • Pohlabeln H, Rach S, De Henauw S, Eiben G, Gwozdz W, Hadjigeorgiou C, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Russo P, Veidebaum T, Pigeot I. Further evidence for the role of pregnancy-induced hypertension and other early life influences in the development of ADHD: results from the IDEFICS study. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2017 Mar 3. doi: 10.1007/s00787-017-0966-2.
  • Tõugu P, Suits K, Tulviste T. Developmental changes in children’s representation of self and others in their recollections of past events: A longitudinal study. European Journal of Developmental Psychology. 2017 Apr 20. doi:10.1080/17405629.2017.1318750.
  • Tõugu P, Tulviste T. Links between children’s language comprehension and expressive vocabulary and their personality traits: A longitudinal investigation. Learning and Individual Differences. 2017 Apr 1. doi: 10.1016/j.lindif.2017.03.015.

2016

  • Ahrens W, Siani A, Adan R, De Henauw S, Eiben G, Gwozdz W, Hebestreit A, Hunsberger M, Kaprio J, Krogh V, Lissner L, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Page A, Picó C, Reisch LA, Smith RM, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Williams G, Pohlabeln H, Pigeot I, on behalf of the I.Family consortium (2016). Cohort profile: The transition from childhood to adolescence in European children - how I.Family extends the IDEFICS cohort. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2016 Dec. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyw317.
  • Ahrens W. Die Epidemiologie körperlicher Aktivität; welche Forschungslücken gilt es zu schliessen Editorial. Deutsche Zeitschrift für Sportmedizin. 2016 Jun. doi: 10.5960/dzsm.2016.240.
  • Börnhorst C, Siani A, Russo P, Kourides Y, Sion I, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Rodríguez G, Ben-Shlomo Y, Howe H, Lissner L, Mehlig K, Regber S, Bammann K, Foraita R, Ahrens W, Tilling K. Early Life Factors and Inter-Country Heterogeneity in BMI Growth Trajectories of European Children: The IDEFICS Study. PLOS ONE . 2016 Feb 22. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0149268.
  • Börnhorst C, Siani A, Tornaritis M, Molnar D, Lissner L, Regber S, Reisch L, De Decker A, Moreno L, Ahrens W, Pigeot I (2016). Potential selection effects when estimating associations between the infancy peak or adiposity rebound and later body mass index in children. Int J Obesity. 2016 Dec 20. doi:10.1038/ijo.2016.218.
  • Bammann K, Gwozdz W, Pischke C, Eiben G, Fernández-Alvira J, De Henauw S, Lissner L, Moreno LA, Pitsiladis Y, Reisch L, Veidebaum T, Pigeot, I; on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium. The impact of familial, behavioural and psychosocial factors on the SES gradient for childhood overweight in Europe. Int J Obes (Lond). 2017 Jan;41(1):54-60. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2016.137.
  • Formisano A, Bammann K, Fraterman A, Hadjigeorgiou C, Herrmann D, Iacoviello L, Marild S, Moreno LA, Nagy P, Van Den Bussche K, Veidebaum T, Lauria F, Siani A. Efficacy of neck circumference to identify metabolic syndrome in 3-10 year-old European children: Results from IDEFICS study. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2016 Jun;26(6):510-6. doi: 10.1016/j.numecd.2016.02.012.
  • González-Gil E M, Santabarbara J, Siani A, Ahrens W, Sioen I, Eiben G, Gunther K, Iacoviello L, Molnár D, Rise P, Russo P, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Galli C, Moreno L A. Whole-blood fatty acids and inflammation in European children: the IDEFICS Study. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2016 Jan 13. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2015.219.
  • Hebestreit A, Barba G, De Henauw S, Eiben G, Hadjigeorgiou C, Kovacs E, Krogh V, Moreno LA, Pala V, Veidebaum T, Wolters M, Börnhorst C. Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between energy intake and BMI z-score in European children. IJBNPA. 2016 13:23. doi: 10.1186/s12966-016-0344-3.
  • Huang CY, Reisch LA, Gwozdz W, Molnár D, Konstabel K, Michels N, Tornaritis M, Eiben G, Siani A, Fernández-Alvira JM, Ahrens W, Pigeot I, Lissner L; on behalf of the IDEFICS Consortium. Pester power and its consequences: Do European children's food purchasing re-quests relate to diet and weight outcomes? Public Health Nutrition. 2016 Sep;19(13):2393-403. doi: 10.1017/S136898001600135X.
  • Hunsberger M, Lehtinen-Jacks S, Mehlig K, Gwozdz W, Russo P, Michels N, Bammann K, Pigeot Fernandez-Alvira J M, Thumann B F, Molnar D, Veidebaum T, Hadjigeorgiou C, and Lissner L on behalf of the IDEFICS Consortium. Bidirectional associations between psychosocial well-being and body mass index in European children: Longitudinal findings from the IDEFICS study. BMC Public Health. BMC Public Health. 2016 Sep 8;16:949. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3626-4.
  • Iguacel Azorin MI, Fernandez-Alvira JM, Bammann K, De Clercq B, Eiben G, Gwozdz W, Molnár D, Pala V, Papoutsou S, Russot P, Veidebaum T, Wolters M, Börnhorst C, Moreno L, on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium. Associations between social vulnerabilities and dietary patterns in European children: the Identification and prevention of Dietary- and lifestyle-induced health EFfects In Children and infantS (IDEFICS) study. Br J Nutr. 2016 Oct;116(7):1288-1297. Epub 2016 Sep 26.
  • Langeheine M, Pohlabeln H, Ahrens W, Rach S, on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium. Consequences of an Extended Recruitment on Participation in the Follow-Up of a Child Study: Results from the German IDEFICS Cohort. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2017 Jan;31(1):76-86. doi: 10.1111/ppe.12328.
  • Lauria F, Siani A, Picó C, Ahrens W, Bammann K, De Henauw S, Foraita R, Iacoviello L, Kourides Y, Marild S, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Pitsiladis Y, Sánchez J, Veidebaum T, Wang G, Russo P; IDEFICS consortium (2016). A common variant and the transcript levels of MC4R gene are associated with adiposity in children: The IDEFICS study. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 2016;101(11):4229-4236. doi: https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2016-1992
  • Mikkelsen A, Galli C, Eiben G, Ahrens W, Iacoviello L, Molnár D, Pala V, Rise P, Rodriguez G, Russo P, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Vyncke K, Wolters M, Mehlig K. Blood fatty acid composition in relation to allergy in children aged 2 - 9: results from the European IDEFICS study. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.Eur J Clin Nutr. 2017 Jan;71:39-44. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2016.158.  
  • Peplies J, Boernhorst C, Guenther K, Fraterman A, Russo P, Veidebaum T, Tornaritis M, De Henauw S, Marild S, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Ahrens W. Longitudinal associations of lifestyle factors and weight status with insulin resistance HOMA-IR) in preadolescent children: the large prospective cohort study IDEFICS. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2016 Sep 2;13(1):97. doi: 10.1186/s12966-016-0424-4.
  • Pigeot I, De Henauw S, Ahrens W. Die IDEFICS-Primärprävention als gutes Praxisbeispiel. Bundesgesundheitsblatt, Gesundheitsforschung, Gesundheitsschutz. 2016 Oct;11. doi: 10.1007/s00103-016-2445-1.
  • Tubic B, Magnusson P, Mårild S, Leu M, Schwetz V, Sioen I, Herrmann D, Obermayer-Pietsch B, Lissner L, Swolin-Eide D, IDEFICS consortium. Different osteocalcin forms, markers of metabolic syndrome and anthropometric measures in children within the IDEFICS cohort. Bone. 2016 Mar;84:230-6. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2016.01.008.
  • Van den Bussche K, Herrmann D, De Henauw S, Kourides YA, Lauria F, Marild S, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Veidebaum T, Ahrens W, Sioen I, On Behalf Of The Dedipac C. Urinary Mineral Concentrations in European Pre-Adolescent Children and Their Association with Calcaneal Bone Quantitative Ultrasound Measurements. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016 May 5;13(5). doi: 10.3390/ijerph13050471.
  • Van Meer F, van der Laan LN, Charbonnier L, Viergever MA, Adan RA, Smeets PA, I.Family Consortium. Developmental differences in the brain response to unhealthy food cues: an fMRI study of children and adults. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 dec; 104(6):1515-1522. Epub 2016 Nov 2.
  • Wolters M, Börnhorst C, Schwarz H, Risé P, Galli C, Moreno LA, Pala V, Russo P, Veidebaum T, Tornaritis M, Fraterman A, de Henauw S, Eiben G, Lissner L, Molnár D, Ahrens W. Association of desaturase activity and C-reactive protein in European children. Pediatr Res. 2016 Sep 21;81(1-1):27-32. doi: 10.1038/pr.2016.186.
  • Wolters M, Pala V, Russo P, Risé P, Moreno L, De Henauw S, Mehlig K, Veidebaum T, Molnár D, Tornaritis M, Galli C, Ahrens W, Börnhorst C, on behalf of the IDEFICS and I.Family consortia. Associations of whole blood n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids with blood pressure in children and adolescents - results from the IDEFICS/I.Family cohort. PloS ONE. 2016 Nov 2;11(11). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0165981.
  • Zaqout M, Michels N, Ahrens W, Börnhorst C, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Eiben G, Siani A, Papoutsou S, Veidebaum T, De Henauw S, on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium. Associations between exclusive breastfeeding and physical fitness during childhood. Eur J Nutr 2016 Oct; doi:10.1007/s00394-016-1337-3.
  • Zaqout M, Vyncke K, Moreno LA, De Miguel-Etayo P, Lauria F, Molnár D, Lissner L, Hunsberger M, Veidebaum T, Tornaritis M, Reisch LA, Bammann K, Sprengeler O, Ahrens W, Michels N. Determinant factors of physical fitness in European children. Int J Public Health. 2016 Jun;61(5):573-82. doi: 10.1007/s00038-016-0811-2.
  • Zaqout M, Michels N, Bammann K, Ahrens W, Sprengeler O, Molnár D, Hadjigeorgiou C, Eiben G, Konstabel K, Russo P, Jimenez D, Moreno L A, De Henauw S. Influence of physical fitness on cardio-metabolic risk factors in European children. Int J Obes (Lond). 2016 Jul;40(7):1119-25. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2016.22.

2015

  • Ahrens W, on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium. Sensory taste preferences and taste sensitivity and the association of unhealthy food patterns with overweight and obesity in primary school children in Europe - A synthesis of data from the IDEFICS study. Flavour. 2015;4(8):1-9. dx.doi.org/10.1186/2044-7248-4-8
  • Ahrens W, Pigeot I. Risk factors of childhood obesity: Lessons from the European IDEFICS Study. The ECOG Free Obesity eBook. European Childhood Obesity Group, 2015. ebook.ecog-obesity.eu/content/
  • Ahrens W. Preface. Obes Rev. 2015 Dec;16 Suppl 2:1. doi: 10.1111/obr.12339.
  • Arvidsson L, Birkhed D, Hunsberger M, Lanfer A, Lissner L, Mehlig K, Marild S, Eiben G, on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium. BMI, eating habits and sleep in relation to salivary counts of mutans streptococci in children - The IDEFICS Sweden study. Public Health Nutr. 2016 Apr;19(6):1088-92. doi: 10.1017/S1368980015002347.
  • Arvidsson L, Bogl LH, Eiben G, Hebestreit A, Nagy P, Tornaritis M, Moreno LA, Siani A, Veidebaum T, De Henauw S, Lissner L; IDEFICS and I.Family consortia. Fat, sugar and water intakes among families from the IDEFICS intervention and control groups: first observations from I.Family. Obes Rev. 2015 Dec;16 Suppl 2:127-37. doi: 10.1111/obr.12325.
  • Baranowski T, Lytle L. Should the IDEFICS outcomes have been expected? Obes Rev. 2015 Dec;16 Suppl 2:162-72. doi: 10.1111/obr.12359.
  • Börnhorst C, Tilling K, Russo P, Kourides Y, Michels N, Molnár D, Rodríguez G, Moreno L, Krogh V, Ben-Shlomo Y, Ahrens W, Pigeot I, on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium. Associations between early body mass index trajectories and later metabolic risk factors in European children: The IDEFICS Study. Eur J Epidemiol. 2016 May;31(5):513-25. doi: 10.1007/s10654-015-0080-z.
  • Buck C, Tkaczick T, Pitsiladis Y, De Bourdehaudhuij I, Reisch L, Ahrens W, Pigeot I. Objective measures of the built environment and physical activity in children: from walkability to moveability. J Urban Health. 2015 Feb;92(1):24-38. doi: 10.1007/s11524-014-9915-2.
  • De Bourdeaudhuij I, Verbestel V, De Henauw S, Maes L, Huybrechts I, Mårild S, Eiben G, Moreno LA, Barba G, Kovács E, Konstabel K, Tornaritis M, Gallois K, Hebestreit A, Pigeot I; IDEFICS consortium. Behavioural effects of a community-oriented setting-based intervention for prevention of childhood obesity in eight European countries. Main results from the IDEFICS study. Obes Rev. 2015 Dec;16 Suppl 2:30-40. doi: 10.1111/obr.12347.
  • De Bourdeaudhuij I, Verbestel V, De Henauw S, Maes L, Mårild S, Moreno LA, Barba G, Siani A, Kovács E, Konstabel K, Tornaritis M, Pigeot I, Ahrens W. Implementation of the IDEFICS intervention across European countries: perceptions of parents and relationship with BMI. Obes Rev. 2015 Dec;16 Suppl 2:78-88. doi: 10.1111/obr.12330.
  • De Henauw S, Huybrechts I, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Bammann K, Barba G, Lissner L, Mårild S, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Pigeot I, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Verbestel V, Ahrens W; IDEFICS consortium. Effects of a community-oriented obesity prevention programme on indicators of body fatness in preschool and primary school children. Main results from the IDEFICS study. Obes Rev. 2015 Dec;16 Suppl 2:16-29. doi: 10.1111/obr.12346.
  • Fernández-Alvira JM, Börnhorst C, Bammann K, Gwozdz W, Krogh V, Hebestreit A, Barba G, Reisch L, Eiben G, Iglesia I, Veidebaum T, Kourides YA, Kovacs E, Huybrechts I, Pigeot I, Moreno LA. Prospective associations between socio-economic status and dietary patterns in European children: the Identification and Prevention of Dietary- and Lifestyle-induced Health Effects in Children and Infants (IDEFICS) Study. Br J Nutr. 2015 Feb;113(3):517-25. doi: 10.1017/S0007114514003663.
  • Foraita R, Günther F, Gwozdz W, Reisch LA, Russo P, Lauria F, Siani A, Veidebaum T, Tornaritis M, Iacoviello L, Vyncke K, Pitsiladis Y, Mårild S, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Bammann K, Pigeot I; IDEFICS Consortium. Does the FTO gene interact with the socioeconomic status on the obesity development among young European children? Results from the IDEFICS study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2015 Jan;39(1):1-6. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.156.
  • González-Gil EM, Santabárbara J, Russo P, Ahrens W, Claessens M, Lissner L, Boernhorst C, Krogh V, Lacoviello L, Molnar D, Siani A, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Moreno LA, on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium. Food intake and inflammation in European children: The IDEFICS study. Eur J Nutr. 2016 Dec;55(8):2459-2468.
  • Greve B, Pigeot I, Huybrechts I, Pala V, Börnhorst C. A comparison of heuristic and model-based clustering methods for dietary pattern analysis. Public Health Nutr. 2016 Feb;19(2):255-64. doi: 10.1017/S1368980014003243. Epub 2015 Jan 20.
  • Gwozdz W, Sousa-Poza A, Reisch L, Bammann K, Eiben G, Kourides Y, Kovacs E, Lauria F, Konstabel K, Santaliestra-Pasías AM, Vyncke K, Pigeot I. Peer effects on obesity in a sample of European children. Econ Hum Biol. 2015 Jul;18:139-52. doi: 10.1016/j.ehb.2015.05.002. Epub 2015 May 22.
  • Herrmann D, Buck C, Sioen I, Kouride Y, Marild S, Molnar D, Mouratidou T, Pitsiladis Y, Russo P, Veidebaum T, Ahrens W, IDEFICS consortium. Impact of physical activity, sedentary behaviour and muscle strength on bone stiffness in 2-10-year-old children-cross-sectional results from the IDEFICS study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2015 Sep 17;12:112. doi: 10.1186/s12966-015-0273-6./
  • Herrmann D, Pohlabeln H, Gianfagna F, Konstabel K, Lissner L, Marild S, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Siani A, Sioen I, Veidebaum T, Ahrens W; IDEFICS Consortium. Association between bone stiffness and nutritional biomarkers combined with weight-bearing exercise, physical activity, and sedentary time in preadolescent children. A case-control study. Bone. 2015 Sep;78:142-9. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2015.04.043. Epub 2015 May 4.
  • Hunsberger M, Mehlig K, Boernhorst C, Hebestreit A, A Moreno L, Veidebaum T, Kourides Y, Siani A, Molnar D, Sioen I, Lissner L. Dietary Carbohydrate and Nocturnal Sleep Duration in Relation to Children's BMI: Findings from the IDEFICS Study in Eight European Countries. Nutrients. 2015 Dec 8;7(12):10223-36. doi: 10.3390/nu7125529.
  • Intemann I et al. Estimating age- and height-specific percentile curves for children using GAMLSS in the IDEFICS study. Analysis of large and complex data. Studies in classification, data analysis, and knowledge organization. Springer International Publishing. 2016:385-394. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-25226-1. (book chapter)
  • Kovács E, Hunsberger M, Reisch L, Gwozdz W, Eiben G, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Russo P, Veidebaum T, Hadjigeorgiou C, Sieri S, Moreno LA, Pigeot I, Ahrens W, Pohlabeln H, Molnár D; IDEFICS consortium. Adherence to combined lifestyle factors and their contribution to obesity in the IDEFICS study. Obes Rev. 2015 Dec;16 Suppl 2:138-50. doi: 10.1111/obr.12349.
  • Lissner L, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Konstabel K, Mårild S, Mehlig K, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Pigeot I, Siani A, Tornaritis M, Williams G; IDEFICS consortium. Differential outcome of the IDEFICS intervention in overweight versus non-overweight children: did we achieve 'primary' or 'secondary' prevention? Obes Rev. 2015 Dec;16 Suppl 2:119-26. doi: 10.1111/obr.12326.
  • Mårild S, Russo P, Veidebaum T, Tornaritis M, De Henauw S, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Bramsved R, Peplies J, Ahrens W; IDEFICS consortium. Impact of a community based health-promotion programme in 2- to 9-year-old children in Europe on markers of the metabolic syndrome, the IDEFICS study. Obes Rev. 2015 Dec;16 Suppl 2:41-56. doi: 10.1111/obr.12368.
  • Michels N, De Henauw S, Eiben G, Hadjigeorgiou C, Hense S, Hunsberger M, Konstabel K, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Siani A, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Pigeot I; IDEFICS consortium. Effect of the IDEFICS multilevel obesity prevention on children's sleep duration. Obes Rev. 2015 Dec;16 Suppl 2:68-77. doi: 10.1111/obr.12327.
  • Nicholls SG, Pohlabeln H, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Chadjigeorgiou C, Gwozdz W, Hebestreit A, Lauria F, Lissner L, Molnár D, Santaliestra-Pasías AM, Veidebaum T, Williams G. Parents' evaluation of the IDEFICS intervention: an analysis focussing on socio-economic factors, child's weight status and intervention exposure. Obes Rev. 2015 Dec;16 Suppl 2:103-18. doi: 10.1111/obr.12332.
  • Pigeot I, Baranowski T, De Henauw S. Acknowledgements. Obes Rev. 2015 Dec;16 Suppl 2:173-4. doi: 10.1111/obr.12367.
  • Pigeot I, Baranowski T, De Henauw S; IDEFICS Intervention Study Group; IDEFICS consortium. The IDEFICS intervention trial to prevent childhood obesity: design and study methods. Obes Rev. 2015 Dec;16 Suppl 2:4-15. doi: 10.1111/obr.12345.
  • Priego T, Sánchez J, Picó C, Ahrens W, De Henauw S, Kourides Y, Lissner L, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Russo P, Siani A, Veidebaum T, Palou A; IDEFICS and the I.Family consortia. TAS1R3 and UCN2 Transcript Levels in Blood Cells Are Associated With Sugary and Fatty Food Consumption in Children. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Sep;100(9):3556-64. doi: 10.1210/JC.2015-1976.
  • Santaliestra-Pasi­as AM, Mouratidou T, Reisch L, Pigeot I, Ahrens W, Mårild S, Molnár D, Siani A, Sieri S, Tornatiris M, Veidebaum T, Verbestel V, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Moreno LA. Clustering of lifestyle behaviours and relation to body composition in European children. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2015 Jul;69(7):811-6. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2015.76. Epub 2015 Jun 3.
  • Verbestel V, De Henauw S, Barba G, Eiben G, Gallois K, Hadjigeorgiou C, Konstabel K, Maes L, Mårild S, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Oja L, Pitsiladis Y, Ahrens W, Pigeot I, De Bourdeaudhuij I; IDEFICS consortium. Effectiveness of the IDEFICS intervention on objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time in European children. Obes Rev. 2015 Dec;16 Suppl 2:57-67. doi: 10.1111/obr.12348.
  • Verloigne M, Ahrens W, De Henauw S, Verbestel V, Mårild S, Pigeot I, De Bourdeaudhuij I; IDEFICS consortium. Process evaluation of the IDEFICS school intervention: putting the evaluation of the effect on children's objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time in context. Obes Rev. 2015 Dec;16 Suppl 2:89-102. doi: 10.1111/obr.12353.
  • Weimann H, Björk J, Rylander L, Bergman P, Eiben G. Neighborhood environment and physical activity among young children: A cross-sectional study from Sweden. Scand J Public Health. 2015 May;43(3):283-93. doi: 10.1177/1403494815570515. Epub 2015 Feb 23.
  • Williams G. The IDEFICS intervention: what can we learn for public policy? Obes Rev. 2015 Dec;16 Suppl 2:151-61. doi: 10.1111/obr.12355.
  • Wolters M, Schlenz H, Börnhorst C, Risé P, Galli C, Moreno LA, Pala V, Siani A, Veidebaum T, Tornaritis M, Fraterman A, de Henauw S, Marild S, Molnar D, Ahrens W, on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium. Desaturase activity is associated with weight status and metabolic risk markers in young children. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Oct;100(10):3760-9. doi: 10.1210/jc.2015-2693. Epub 2015 Aug 18.

2014

  • Ahrens W, Moreno LA, Mårild S, Molnár D, Siani A, De Henauw S, Böhmann J, Günther K, Hadjigeorgiou C, Iacoviello L, Lissner L, Veidebaum T, Pohlabeln H, Pigeot I; IDEFICS consortium. Metabolic syndrome in young children: definitions and results of the IDEFICS study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 2:S4-14. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.130.
  • Ahrens W, Moreno LA, Pigeot I. Filling the gap: international reference values for health care in children. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 2:S2-3. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.129.
  • Ahrens W, Pigeot I, Pohlabeln H, De Henauw S, Lissner L, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Siani A; IDEFICS consortium. Prevalence of overweight and obesity in European children below the age of 10. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 2:S99-107. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.140.
  • Bammann K, Peplies J, De Henauw S, Hunsberger M, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Ahrens W, Siani A; IDEFICS Consortium. Early life course risk factors for childhood obesity: the IDEFICS case-control study. PLoS One. 2014 Feb 13;9(2):e86914. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086914. eCollection 2014.
  • Barba G, Buck C, Bammann K, Hadjigeorgiou C, Hebestreit A, Mårild S, Molnár D, Russo P, Veidebaum T, Vyncke K, Ahrens W, Moreno LA; IDEFICS consortium. Blood pressure reference values for European non-overweight school children: the IDEFICS study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 2:S48-56. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.135.
  • Bel-Serrat S, Mouratidou T, Pala V, Huybrechts I, Börnhorst C, Fernández-Alvira JM, Hadjigeorgiou C, Eiben G, Hebestreit A, Lissner L, Molnár D, Siani A, Veidebaum T, Krogh V, Moreno LA. Relative validity of the Children's Eating Habits Questionnaire-food frequency section among young European children: the IDEFICS Study. Public Health Nutr. 2014 Feb;17(2):266-76. doi: 10.1017/S1368980012005368. Epub 2013 Jan 4.
  • Börnhorst C, Bel-Serrat S, Pigeot I, Huybrechts I, Ottavaere C, Sioen I, De Henauw S, Mouratidou T, Mesana MI, Westerterp K, Bammann K, Lissner L, Eiben G, Pala V, Rayson M, Krogh V, Moreno LA; IDEFICS consortium. Validity of 24-h recalls in (pre-)school aged children: comparison of proxy-reported energy intakes with measured energy expenditure. Clin Nutr. 2014 Feb;33(1):79-84. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2013.03.018. Epub 2013 Apr 6.
  • Börnhorst C, Huybrechts I, Hebestreit A, Krogh V, De Decker A, Barba G, Moreno LA, Lissner L, Tornaritis M, Loit HM, Molnár D, Pigeot I; IDEFICS and the I.Family consortia. Usual energy and macronutrient intakes in 2-9-year-old European children. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 2:S115-23. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.142.
  • De Henauw S, Michels N, Vyncke K, Hebestreit A, Russo P, Intemann T, Peplies J, Fraterman A, Eiben G, de Lorgeril M, Tornaritis M, Molnar D, Veidebaum T, Ahrens W, Moreno LA; IDEFICS consortium. Blood lipids among young children in Europe: results from the European IDEFICS study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 2:S67-75. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.137.
  • De Miguel-Etayo P, Gracia-Marco L, Ortega FB, Intemann T, Foraita R, Lissner L, Oja L, Barba G, Michels N, Tornaritis M, Molnár D, Pitsiladis Y, Ahrens W, Moreno LA; IDEFICS consortium. Physical fitness reference standards in European children: the IDEFICS study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 2:S57-66. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.136.
  • de Moraes AC, Carvalho HB, Siani A, Barba G, Veidebaum T, Tornaritis M, Molnar D, Ahrens W, Wirsik N, De Henauw S, Mårild S, Lissner L, Konstabel K, Pitsiladis Y, Moreno LA; IDEFICS consortium. Incidence of high blood pressure in children - effects of physical activity and sedentary behaviors: the IDEFICS study: High blood pressure, lifestyle and children. Int J Cardiol. 2015 Feb 1;180:165-70. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.11.175. Epub 2014 Nov 26.
  • Erhardt E, Foraita R, Pigeot I, Barba G, Veidebaum T, Tornaritis M, Michels N, Eiben G, Ahrens W, Moreno LA, Kovács E, Molnár D; IDEFICS consortium. Reference values for leptin and adiponectin in children below the age of 10 based on the IDEFICS cohort. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 2:S32-8. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.133.
  • Fernández-Alvira JM, Bammann K, Pala V, Krogh V, Barba G, Eiben G, Hebestreit A, Veidebaum T, Reisch L, Tornaritis M, Kovacs E, Huybrechts I, Moreno LA. Country-specific dietary patterns and associations with socioeconomic status in European children: the IDEFICS study. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2014 Jul:68(7):811-21. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2014.78.
  • Foraita R, Günther F, Gwozdz W, Reisch LA, Russo P, Lauria F, Siani A, Veidebaum T, Tornaritis M, Iacoviello L, Vyncke K, Pitsiladis Y, Mårild S, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Bammann K, Pigeot I; IDEFICS Consortium. Does the FTO gene interact with the socioeconomic status on the obesity development among young European children? Results from the IDEFICS study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2015 Jan;39(1):1-6. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.156. Epub 2014 Aug 19.
  • Hebestreit A, Börnhorst C, Barba G, Siani A, Huybrechts I, Tognon G, Eiben G, Moreno LA, Fernández Alvira JM, Loit HM, Kovacs E, Tornaritis M, Krogh V. Associations between energy intake, daily food intake and energy density of foods and BMI z-score in 2-9-year-old European children. Eur J Nutr. 2014;53(2):673-81. doi: 10.1007/s00394-013-0575-x. Epub 2013 Sep 6. Erratum in: Eur J Nutr. 2014 Aug;53(5);1297-8.
  • Hebestreit A, Börnhorst C, Pala V, Barba G, Eiben G, Veidebaum T, Hadjigergiou C, Molnár D, Claessens M, Fernández-Alvira JM, Pigeot I; IDEFICS consortium. Dietary energy density in young children across Europe. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 2:S124-34. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.143.
  • Herrmann D, Intemann T, Lauria F, Mårild S, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Sioen I, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Pigeot I, Ahrens W; IDEFICS consortium. Reference values of bone stiffness index and C-terminal telopeptide in healthy European children. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 2:S76-85. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.138.
  • Hinkley T, Verbestel V, Ahrens W, Lissner L, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Pigeot I, Pohlabeln H, Reisch LA, Russo P, Veidebaum T, Tornaritis M, Williams G, De Henauw S, De Bourdeaudhuij I; IDEFICS Consortium. Early childhood electronic media use as a predictor of poorer well-being: a prospective cohort study. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 May;168(5):485-92. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.94.
  • Hunsberger M; IDEFICS Consortium. Early feeding practices and family structure: associations with overweight in children. Proc Nutr Soc. 2014 Feb;73(1):132-6. doi: 10.1017/S0029665113003741. Review.
  • Konstabel K, Veidebaum T, Verbestel V, Moreno LA, Bammann K, Tornaritis M, Eiben G, Molnár D, Siani A, Sprengeler O, Wirsik N, Ahrens W, Pitsiladis Y; IDEFICS consortium. Objectively measured physical activity in European children: the IDEFICS study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 2:S135-43. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.144.
  • Kovács E, Siani A, Konstabel K, Hadjigeorgiou C, de Bourdeaudhuij I, Eiben G, Lissner L, Gwozdz W, Reisch L, Pala V, Moreno LA, Pigeot I, Pohlabeln H, Ahrens W, Molnár D; IDEFICS consortium. Adherence to the obesity-related lifestyle intervention targets in the IDEFICS study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 2:S144-51. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.145.
  • Michels N, Verbeiren A, Ahrens W, De Henauw S, Sioen I. Children's sleep quality: relation with sleep duration and adiposity. Public Health. 2014 May;128(5):488-90. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2014.02.003. Epub 2014 Mar 30.
  • Nagy P, Kovacs E, Moreno LA, Veidebaum T, Tornaritis M, Kourides Y, Siani A, Lauria F, Sioen I, Claessens M, Mårild S, Lissner L, Bammann K, Intemann T, Buck C, Pigeot I, Ahrens W, Molnár D; IDEFICS consortium. Percentile reference values for anthropometric body composition indices in European children from the IDEFICS study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 2:S15-25. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.131.
  • Papoutsou S, Briassoulis G, Hadjigeorgiou C, Savva SC, Solea T, Hebestreit A, Pala V, Sieri S, Kourides Y, Kafatos A, Tornaritis M. The combination of daily breakfast consumption and optimal breakfast choices in childhood is an important public health message. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2014 May;65(3):273-9. doi: 10.3109/09637486.2013.854750. Epub 2014 Feb 11.
  • Papoutsou S, Briassoulis G, Wolters M, Peplies J, Iacoviello L, Eiben G, Veidebaum T, Molnar D, Russo P, Michels N, Moreno LA, Tornaritis M; IDEFICS consortium. No breakfast at home: association with cardiovascular disease risk factors in childhood. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2014 Jul;68(7):829-34. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2014.88. Epub 2014 May 21.
  • Peplies J, Jiménez-Pavón D, Savva SC, Buck C, Günther K, Fraterman A, Russo P, Iacoviello L, Veidebaum T, Tornaritis M, De Henauw S, Mårild S, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Ahrens W; IDEFICS consortium. Percentiles of fasting serum insulin, glucose, HbA1c and HOMA-IR in pre-pubertal normal weight European children from the IDEFICS cohort. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 2:S39-47. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.134.
  • Priego T, Sánchez J, Picó C, Ahrens W, Bammann K, De Henauw S, Fraterman A, Iacoviello L, Lissner L, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Siani A, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Palou A; IDEFICS Consortium. Influence of breastfeeding on blood-cell transcript-based biomarkers of health in children. Pediatr Obes. 2014 Dec;9(6):463-70. doi: 10.1111/j.2047-6310.2013.00204.x. Epub 2013 Nov 26.
  • Regber S. Barriers and facilitators of health promotion and obesity prevention in early childhood: A focus on parents results from the IDEFICS study. University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy, 2014 Feb 10. (PhD Thesis)
  • Schlenz H, Intemann T, Wolters M, González-Gil EM, Nappo A, Fraterman A, Veidebaum T, Molnar D, Tornaritis M, Sioen I, Mårild S, Iacoviello L, Ahrens W; IDEFICS consortium. C-reactive protein reference percentiles among pre-adolescent children in Europe based on the IDEFICS study population. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 2:S26-31. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.132.
  • Svensson A, Larsson C, Eiben G, Lanfer A, Pala V, Hebestreit A, Huybrechts I, Fernández-Alvira JM, Russo P, Koni AC, De Henauw S, Veidebaum T, Molnár D, Lissner L; IDEFICS consortium. European children's sugar intake on weekdays versus weekends: the IDEFICS study. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2014 Jul;68(7):822-8. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2014.87. Epub 2014 May 14.
  • Tognon G, Moreno LA, Mouratidou T, Veidebaum T, Molnár D, Russo P, Siani A, Akhandaf Y, Krogh V, Tornaritis M, Börnhorst C, Hebestreit A, Pigeot I, Lissner L; IDEFICS consortium. Adherence to a Mediterranean-like dietary pattern in children from eight European countries. The IDEFICS study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 2:S108-14. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.141.
  • Vanaelst B, Michels N, Clays E, Herrmann D, Huybrechts I, Sioen I, Vyncke K, De Henauw S. The association between childhood stress and body composition, and the role of stress-related lifestyle factors--cross-sectional findings from the baseline ChiBSD survey. Int J Behav Med. 2014 Apr;21(2):292-301. doi: 10.1007/s12529-013-9294-1.
  • Verbestel V, De Henauw S, Bammann K, Barba G, Hadjigeorgiou C, Eiben G, Konstabel K, Kovács E, Pitsiladis Y, Reisch L, Santaliestra-Pasías AM, Maes L, De Bourdeaudhuij I. Are context-specific measures of parental-reported physical activity and sedentary behaviour associated with accelerometer data in 2-9-year-old European children? Public Health Nutr. 2015 Apr;18(5):860-8. doi: 10.1017/S136898001400086X. Epub 2014 Jun 2.
  • Voigt K, Nicholls SG, Williams G. Childhood Obesity: Ethical and Policy Issues. Published to Oxford Scholarship Online. 2014 June. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964482.001.0001. (book)
  • Wiberger M, Eiben G, Lissner L, Mehlig K, Papoutsou S, Hunsberger M. Children consuming milk cereal drink are at increased risk for overweight: The IDEFICS Sweden study, on behalf of the IDEFICS Consortium. Scand J Public Health. 2014 Aug;42(6):518-24. doi: 10.1177/1403494814538124. Epub 2014 Jun 19.
  • Wolters M, Schlenz H, Foraita R, Galli C, Risé P, Moreno LA, Molnár D, Russo P, Veidebaum T, Tornaritis M, Vyncke K, Eiben G, Iacoviello L, Ahrens W; IDEFICS consortium. Reference values of whole-blood fatty acids by age and sex from European children aged 3-8 years. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Sep;38 Suppl 2:S86-98. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.139.

2013

  • Ahrens W, Lissner L, Pigeot I, Regber S. Opinion: Population studies need to be transparent: Researchers comment on the ScienceNordic article "Big EU obesity study is not representative" and give their point of view. Published on ScienceNordic. 2013 July 11. (opinion)
  • Bammann K, Gwozdz W, Lanfer A, Barba G, De Henauw S, Eiben G, Fernandez-Alvira JM, Kovács E, Lissner L, Moreno LA, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Pigeot I; IDEFICS Consortium. Socioeconomic factors and childhood overweight in Europe: results from the multi-centre IDEFICS study. Pediatr Obes. 2013 Feb;8(1):1-12. doi: 10.1111/j.2047-6310.2012.00075.x. Epub 2012 Aug 8.
  • Bel-Serrat S, Mouratidou T, Börnhorst C, Peplies J, De Henauw S, Marild S, Molnár D, Siani A, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Krogh V, Moreno LA. Food consumption and cardiovascular risk factors in European children: the IDEFICS study. Pediatr Obes. 2013 Jun;8(3):225-36. doi: 10.1111/j.2047-6310.2012.00107.x. Epub 2012 Dec 6.
  • Bel-Serrat S, Mouratidou T, Santaliestra-Pasías AM, Iacoviello L, Kourides YA, Marild S, Molnár D, Reisch L, Siani A, Stomfai S, Vanaelst B, Veidebaum T, Pigeot I, Ahrens W, Krogh V, Moreno LA; IDEFICS consortium. Clustering of multiple lifestyle behaviours and its association to cardiovascular risk factors in children: the IDEFICS study. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2013 Aug;67(8): 848-54. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2013.84.
  • Börnhorst C, Huybrechts I, Hebestreit A, Vanaelst B, Molnár D, Bel-Serrat S, Mouratidou T, Moreno LA, Pala V, Eha M, Kourides YA, Siani A, Eiben G, Pigeot I; IDEFICS consortium. Diet-obesity associations in children: approaches to counteract attenuation caused by misreporting. Public Health Nutr. 2013 Feb;16(2):256-66. doi: 10.1017/S1368980012004491. Epub 2012 Oct 9.
  • Börnhorst C, Hense S, Bayer O, Ahrens W. Rebuttal letter: re. Börnhorst et al. Eur. J. Pediatr. 171: 1029-38 (2012). Eur J Pediatr. 2013 Apr;172(4):573-4. doi: 10.1007/s00431-012-1915-1. Epub 2012 Dec 28. No abstract available.
  • Börnhorst C, Huybrechts I, Ahrens W, Eiben G, Michels N, Pala V, Molnár D, Russo P, Barba G, Bel-Serrat S, Moreno LA, Papoutsou S, Veidebaum T, Loit HM, Lissner L, Pigeot I; IDEFICS consortium. Prevalence and determinants of misreporting among European children in proxy-reported 24 h dietary recalls. Br J Nutr. 2013 Apr 14;109(7):1257-65. doi: 10.1017/S0007114512003194. Epub 2012 Aug 6.
  • Buck C, Börnhorst C, Pohlabeln H, Huybrechts I, Pala V, Reisch L, Pigeot I; IDEFICS; I Family consortia. Clustering of unhealthy food around German schools and its influence on dietary behavior in school children: a pilot study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2013 May 24;10:65. doi: 10.1186/1479-5868-10-65.
  • Cugino D, Gianfagna F, Ahrens W, De Henauw S, Koni AC, Marild S, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Pitsiladis Y, Russo P, Siani A, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Iacoviello L. Polymorphisms of matrix metalloproteinase gene and adiposity indices in European children: results of the IDEFICS study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2013 Dec;37(12):1539-44. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2013.21. Epub 2013 Mar 12.
  • Dello Russo M, Ahrens W, De Vriendt T, Marild S, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Reeske A, Veidebaum T, Kourides YA, Barba G, Siani A; IDEFICS Consortium. Gestational weight gain and adiposity, fat distribution, metabolic profile, and blood pressure in offspring: the IDEFICS project. Int J Obes (Lond). 2013 Jul;37(7):914-9. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2013.35. Epub 2013 Apr 9.
  • Donatiello E, Dello Russo M, Formisano A, Lauria F, Nappo A, Reineke A, Sparano S, Barba G, Russo P, Siani A. Physical activity, adiposity and urbanization level in children: results for the Italian cohort of the IDEFICS study. Public Health. 2013 Aug;127(8):761-5. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2013.04.031. Epub 2013 Jul 20.
  • Fernández-Alvira JM, Mouratidou T, Bammann K, Hebestreit A, Barba G, Sieri S, Reisch L, Eiben G, Hadjigeorgiou C, Kovacs E, Huybrechts I, Moreno LA. Parental education and frequency of food consumption in European children: the IDEFICS study. Public Health Nutr. 2013 Mar;16(3):487-98. doi: 10.1017/S136898001200290X. Epub 2012 Jun 12.
  • Formisano A, Hunsberger M, Bammann K, Vanaelst B, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Lissner L, Barba G, Siani A. Family structure and childhood obesity: results of the IDEFICS Project. Public Health Nutr. 2014 Oct;17(10):2307-15. doi: 10.1017/S1368980013002474. Epub 2013 Sep 20.
  • Gianfagna F, Cugino D, Ahrens W, Bailey ME, Bammann K, Herrmann D, Koni AC, Kourides Y, Marild S, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Pitsiladis YP, Russo P, Siani A, Sieri S, Sioen I, Veidebaum T, Iacoviello L; IDEFICS consortium. Understanding the links among neuromedin U gene, beta2-adrenoceptor gene and bone health: an observational study in European children. PLoS One. 2013 Aug 1;8(8):e70632. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0070632. Print 2013.
  • Gwozdz W, Sousa-Poza A, Reisch LA, Ahrens W, Eiben G, M Fernandéz-Alvira J, Hadjigeorgiou C, De Henauw S, Kovács E, Lauria F, Veidebaum T, Williams G, Bammann K. Maternal employment and childhood obesity--a European perspective. J Health Econ. 2013 Jul;32(4):728-42. doi: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2013.04.003. Epub 2013 May 7.
  • Hense S, Pohlabeln H, Michels N, Marild S, Lissner L, Kovacs E, Moreno LA, Hadjigeorgiou C, Veidebaum T, Iacovello L, Pitsiladis Y, Reisch L, Siani A, and Ahrens W. Determinants of Attrition to Follow-Up in a Multicentre Cohort Study in Children-Results from the IDEFICS Study. Epidemiology Research International. Volume 2013 (2013), 936365. doi: 10.1155/2013/936365
  • Hunsberger M, Pena P, Lissner L, Grafström L, Vanaelst B, Börnhorst C, Pala V, Eiben G. Validity of self-reported lunch recalls in Swedish school children aged 6-8 years. Nutr J. 2013 Sep 18;12:129. doi: 10.1186/1475-2891-12-129.
  • Hunsberger M, Lanfer A, Reeske A, Veidebaum T, Russo P, Hadjigeorgiou C, Moreno LA, Molnar D, De Henauw S, Lissner L, Eiben G. Infant feeding practices and prevalence of obesity in eight European countries - the IDEFICS study. Public Health Nutr. 2013 Feb;16(2):219-27. doi: 10.1017/S1368980012003850. Epub 2012 Aug 24.
  • Jiménez-Pavón D, Konstabel K, Bergman P, Ahrens W, Pohlabeln H, Hadjigeorgiou C, Siani A, Iacoviello L, Molnár D, De Henauw S, Pitsiladis Y, Moreno LA; IDEFICS consortium. Physical activity and clustered cardiovascular disease risk factors in young children: a cross-sectional study (the IDEFICS study). BMC Med. 2013 Jul 30;11:172. doi: 10.1186/1741-7015-11-172.  Note: This article won the BioMed Central Research Award 2013 in the category "Public Health and Health Services Research": http://www.biomedcentral.com/researchawards/
  • Johansson B, Ossiansson E, Dreas J, Mårild S. Proper Food and a Tight Budget: German and Swedish Parents Reflecting on Children, Food and Health. Food, Culture and Society: An International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, Volume 16, Number 3, September 2013, pp. 457-477(21) dx.doi.org/10.2752/175174413X13673466711921
  • Lanfer A, Bammann K, Knof K, Buchecker K, Russo P, Veidebaum T, Kourides Y, De Henauw S,  Molnar D, Bel-Serrat S, Lissner L, Ahrens W. Predictors and correlates of taste preferences in European children: The IDEFICS study. Food Quality and Preference 27 (2013) 128–136 dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2012.09.006
  • Michels N, Huybrechts I, Bammann K, Lissner L, Moreno L, Peeters M, Sioen I, Vanaelst B, Vyncke K, De Henauw S. Caucasian children's fat mass: routine anthropometry v. air-displacement plethysmography. Br J Nutr. 2013 Apr 28;109(8):1528-37. doi: 10.1017/S0007114512003303. Epub 2012 Oct 11.
  • Michels N, Clays E, De Buyzere M, Huybrechts I, Marild S, Vanaelst B, De Henauw S, Sioen I. Determinants and reference values of short-term heart rate variability in children. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2013 Jun;113(6):1477-88. doi: 10.1007/s00421-012-2572-9. Epub 2012 Dec 27.
  • Michels N, Sioen I, Braet C, Huybrechts I, Vanaelst B, Wolters M, De Henauw S. Relation between salivary cortisol as stress biomarker and dietary pattern in children. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013 Sep;38(9):1512-20. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2012.12.020. Epub 2013 Jan 16.
  • Michels N, Sioen I, Clays E, De Buyzere M, Ahrens W, Huybrechts I, Vanaelst B, De Henauw S. Children's heart rate variability as stress indicator: association with reported stress and cortisol. Biol Psychol. 2013 Oct;94(2):433-40. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2013.08.005. Epub 2013 Sep 2.
  • Michels N, Clays E, De Buyzere M, Vanaelst B, De Henauw S, Sioen I. Children's sleep and autonomic function: low sleep quality has an impact on heart rate variability. Sleep. 2013 Dec 1;36(12):1939-46. doi: 10.5665/sleep.3234.
  • Nappo A, Iacoviello L, Fraterman A, Gonzalez-Gil EM, Hadjigeorgiou C, Marild S, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Peplies J, Sioen I, Veidebaum T, Siani A, Russo P. High-sensitivity C-reactive protein is a predictive factor of adiposity in children: results of the identification and prevention of dietary- and lifestyle-induced health effects in children and infants (IDEFICS) study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 Jun 6;2(3):e000101. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.113.000101.
  • Nicholls SG. Standards and classification: a perspective on the 'obesity epidemic'.Soc Sci Med. 2013 Jun;87:9-15. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.03.009. Epub 2013 Mar 18.
  • Olafsdottir S, Eiben G, Prell H, Hense S, Lissner L, Mårild S, Reisch L, Berg C. Young children's screen habits are associated with consumption of sweetened beverages independently of parental norms. Int J Public Health. 2014 Feb;59(1):67-75. doi: 10.1007/s00038-013-0473-2. Epub 2013 Apr 27.
  • Pala V, Lissner L, Hebestreit A, Lanfer A, Sieri S, Siani A, Huybrechts I, Kambek L, Molnar D, Tornaritis M, Moreno L, Ahrens W, Krogh V. Dietary patterns and longitudinal change in body mass in European children: a follow-up study on the IDEFICS multicenter cohort. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2013 Oct;67(10):1042-9. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2013.145. Epub 2013 Aug 14.
  • Reeske A, Spallek J, Bammann K, Eiben G, De Henauw S, Kourides Y, Nagy P, Ahrens W. Migrant background and weight gain in early infancy: results from the German study sample of the IDEFICS study. PLoS One. 2013 Apr 4;8(4):e60648. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060648. Print 2013.
  • Regber S, Novak M, Eiben G, Bammann K, De Henauw S, Fernández-Alvira JM, Gwozdz W, Kourides Y, Moreno LA, Molnár D, Pigeot I, Reisch L, Russo P, Veidebaum T, Borup I, Mårild S. Parental perceptions of and concerns about child's body weight in eight European countries--the IDEFICS study. Pediatr Obes. 2013 Apr;8(2):118-29. doi: 10.1111/j.2047-6310.2012.00093.x. Epub 2012 Sep 21.
  • Regber S, Novak M, Eiben G, Lissner L, Hense S, Sandström TZ, Ahrens W, Mårild S. Assessment of selection bias in a health survey of children and families - the IDEFICS Sweden-study. BMC Public Health. 2013 May 1;13:418. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-418.
  • Reisch LA, Gwozdz W, Barba G, De Henauw S, Lascorz N, Pigeot I. Experimental evidence on the impact of food advertising on children's knowledge about and preferences for healthful food. J Obes. 2013;2013:408582. doi: 10.1155/2013/408582. Epub 2013 Apr 17.
  • Risé P, Tragni E, Ghezzi S, Agostoni C, Marangoni F, Poli A, Catapano AL, Siani A, Iacoviello L, Galli C; IDEFICS Consortium; CHECK group. Different patterns characterize Omega 6 and Omega 3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid levels in blood from Italian infants, children, adults and elderly. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids. 2013 Sep;89(4):215-20. doi: 10.1016/j.plefa.2013.06.009. Epub 2013 Aug 1.
  • Santaliestra-Pasías AM, Mouratidou T, Verbestel V, Bammann K, Molnar D, Sieri S, Siani A, Veidebaum T, Mårild S, Lissner L, Hadjigeorgiou C, Reisch L, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Moreno LA. Physical activity and sedentary behaviour in European children: the IDEFICS study. Public Health Nutr. 2014 Oct;17(10):2295-306. doi: 10.1017/S1368980013002486. Epub 2013 Oct 8.
  • Sparano S, Ahrens W, De Henauw S, Marild S, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Suling M, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Siani A, Russo P. Being macrosomic at birth is an independent predictor of overweight in children: results from the IDEFICS study. Matern Child Health J. 2013 Oct;17(8):1373-81. doi: 10.1007/s10995-012-1136-2.
  • Tognon G, Hebestreit A, Lanfer A, Moreno LA, Pala V, Siani A, Tornaritis M, De Henauw S, Veidebaum T, Molnár D, Ahrens W, Lissner L. Mediterranean diet, overweight and body composition in children from eight European countries: cross-sectional and prospective results from the IDEFICS study. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2014 Feb;24(2):205-13. doi: 10.1016/j.numecd.2013.04.013. Epub 2013 Jul 17.
  • Vanaelst B, Michels N, Huybrechts I, Clays E, Flórez MR, Balcaen L, Resano M, Aramendia M, Vanhaecke F, Rivet N, Raul JS, Lanfer A, De Henauw S. Cross-sectional relationship between chronic stress and mineral concentrations in hair of elementary school girls. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2013 Jun;153(1-3):41-9. doi: 10.1007/s12011-013-9647-2. Epub 2013 Apr 2.
  • Vanaelst B, Huybrechts I, Michels N, Flórez MR, Aramendía M, Balcaen L, Resano M, Vanhaecke F, Bammann K, Bel-Serrat S, De Henauw S. Hair minerals and metabolic health in Belgian elementary school girls. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2013 Mar;151(3):335-43. doi: 10.1007/s12011-012-9573-8. Epub 2012 Dec 20.

2012

  • Börnhorst C. Validity of dietary data in younger populations and implications of measurement errors. Universität Bremen, 2012 Nov. (PhD Thesis)
  • Börnhorst C, Hense S, Ahrens W, Hebestreit A, Reisch L, Barba G, von Kries R, Bayer O; IDEFICS Consortium. From sleep duration to childhood obesity--what are the pathways? Eur J Pediatr. 2012 Jul;171(7):1029-38. doi: 10.1007/s00431-011-1670-8. Epub 2012 Jan 12.
  • Hebestreit A, Ahrens W. [Dietary and lifestyle-induced diseases in children : Design, examination modules and study population of the baseline survey of the German IDEFICS cohort]. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 2012; 55(6-7):892-899.
  • Herrmann D, Hebestreit A, Ahrens W. [Impact of physical activity and exercise on bone health in the life course : a review]. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 2012; 55(1):35-54.
  • Hunsberger M, Formisano A, Reisch LA, Bammann K, Moreno L, De Henauw S, Molnar D, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Siani A, Lissner L. Overweight in singletons compared to children with siblings: the IDEFICS study. Nutr Diabetes. 2012 Dec 10;2:e56. doi: 10.1038/nutd.2012.28. No abstract available.
  • Kovács E, Stomfai S, Mólnar D. A novel approach of cardiovascular risk assessment in children [Szív- és érrendszeri megbetegedések rizikóbecslése gyermekkorban]. Paediatrics [Gyermekgyógyászat] 2012; Volume 63.
  • Lanfer A. Taste preferences, diet and overweight in European children: An epidemiological perpective. Universität Bremen, 2012 July. (PhD Thesis)
  • Lanfer A, Knof K, Barba G, Veidebaum T, Papoutsou S, de Henauw S, Soós T, Moreno LA, Ahrens W, Lissner L. Taste preferences in association with dietary habits and weight status in European children: results from the IDEFICS study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2012 Jan;36(1):27-34. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.164. Epub 2011 Aug 16.
  • Lauria F, Siani A, Bammann K, Foraita R, Huybrechts I, Iacoviello L, Koni AC, Kourides Y, Marild S, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Pigeot I, Pitsiladis YP, Veidebaum T, Russo P; IDEFICS Consortium. Prospective analysis of the association of a common variant of FTO (rs9939609) with adiposity in children: results of the IDEFICS study. PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e48876. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048876. Epub 2012 Nov 14.
  • Lissner L, Lanfer A, Gwozdz W, Olafsdottir S, Eiben G, Moreno LA, Santaliestra-Pasías AM, Kovács E, Barba G, Loit HM, Kourides Y, Pala V, Pohlabeln H, De Henauw S, Buchecker K, Ahrens W, Reisch L. Television habits in relation to overweight, diet and taste preferences in European children: the IDEFICS study. Eur J Epidemiol. 2012 Sep;27(9):705-15. doi: 10.1007/s10654-012-9718-2. Epub 2012 Aug 22.
  • Michels N, Sioen I, Braet C, Eiben G, Hebestreit A, Huybrechts I, Vanaelst B, Vyncke K, De Henauw S. Stress, emotional eating behaviour and dietary patterns in children. Appetite. 2012 Dec;59(3):762-9. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2012.08.010. Epub 2012 Aug 20.
  • Michels N, Sioen I, Huybrechts I, Bammann K, Vanaelst B, De Vriendt T, Iacoviello L, Konstabel K, Ahrens W, De Henauw S. Negative life events, emotions and psychological difficulties as determinants of salivary cortisol in Belgian primary school children. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2012 Sep;37(9):1506-15. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2012.02.004. Epub 2012 Mar 3.
  • Michels N, Sioen I, De Vriendt T, Huybrechts I, Vanaelst B, De Henauw S. Children's morning and evening salivary cortisol: pattern, instruction compliance and sampling confounders. Horm Res Paediatr. 2012;77(1):27-35. doi: 10.1159/000334412. Epub 2011 Nov 30.
  • Michels N, Vanaelst B, Stoppie E, Huybrechts I, Bammann K, de Henauw S, Sioen I. Parental and children's report of emotional problems: agreement, explanatory factors and event-emotion correlation. Child and Adolescent Mental Health 2012; 18(3):180-186.
  • Ojiambo R, Konstabel K, Veidebaum T, Reilly J, Verbestel V, Huybrechts I, Sioen I, Casajús JA, Moreno LA, Vicente-Rodriguez G, Bammann K, Tubic BM, Marild S, Westerterp K, Pitsiladis YP; IDEFICS Consortium. Validity of hip-mounted uniaxial accelerometry with heart-rate monitoring vs. triaxial accelerometry in the assessment of free-living energy expenditure in young children: the IDEFICS Validation Study. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2012 Nov;113(10):1530-6. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.01290.2011. Epub 2012 Sep 20.
  • Sánchez J, Priego T, Picó C, Ahrens W, De Henauw S, Fraterman A, Mårild S, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Peplies J, Russo P, Siani A, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Palou A; IDEFICS Consortium. Blood cells as a source of transcriptional biomarkers of childhood obesity and its related metabolic alterations: results of the IDEFICS study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Apr;97(4):E648-52. doi: 10.1210/jc.2011-2209. Epub 2012 Jan 25.
  • Sioen I, Mouratidou T, Herrmann D, De Henauw S, Kaufman JM, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Marild S, Barba G, Siani A, Gianfagna F, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Ahrens W. Relationship between markers of body fat and calcaneal bone stiffness differs between preschool and primary school children: results from the IDEFICS baseline survey. Calcif Tissue Int. 2012 Oct;91(4):276-85. doi: 10.1007/s00223-012-9640-3. Epub 2012 Aug 21.
  • Van den Bussche K, Michels N, Gracia-Marco L, Herrmann D, Eiben G, De Henauw S, Sioen I. Influence of birth weight on calcaneal bone stiffness in Belgian preadolescent children. Calcif Tissue Int. 2012 Oct;91(4):267-75. doi: 10.1007/s00223-012-9636-z. Epub 2012 Aug 22.
  • Vanaelst B, De Vriendt T, Ahrens W, Bammann K, Hadjigeorgiou C, Konstabel K, Lissner L, Michels N, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Reisch L, Siani A, Sioen I, De Henauw S. Prevalence of psychosomatic and emotional symptoms in European school-aged children and its relationship with childhood adversities: results from the IDEFICS study. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2012 May;21(5):253-65. doi: 10.1007/s00787-012-0258-9. Epub 2012 Feb 21.
  • Vanaelst B, Huybrechts I, Bammann K, Michels N, de Vriendt T, Vyncke K, Sioen I, Iacoviello L, Günther K, Molnar D, Lissner L, Rivet N, Raul JS, de Henauw S. Intercorrelations between serum, salivary, and hair cortisol and child-reported estimates of stress in elementary school girls. Psychophysiology. 2012 Aug;49(8):1072-81. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2012.01396.x. Epub 2012 Jun 21.
  • Vanaelst B, Huybrechts I, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Bammann K, Hadjigeorgiou C, Eiben G, Konstabel K, Michels N, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Pigeot I, Reisch L, Siani A, Vyncke K, De Henauw S; IDEFICS Consortium. Prevalence of negative life events and chronic adversities in European pre- and primary-school children: results from the IDEFICS study. Arch Public Health. 2012 Nov 22;70(1):26. doi: 10.1186/0778-7367-70-26.
  • Vanaelst B, Huybrechts I, Michels N, Vyncke K, Sioen I, De Vriendt T, Flórez MR, Aramendía M, Balcaen L, Resano M, Vanhaecke F, De Henauw S. Mineral concentrations in hair of Belgian elementary school girls: reference values and relationship with food consumption frequencies. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2012 Dec;150(1-3):56-67. doi: 10.1007/s12011-012-9495-5. Epub 2012 Aug 22.
  • Verbestel V, de Henauw S, Marild M, Storcksdieck S, Fernandez Celemin L, Gallois K, Hassel H, De Bourdeaudhuij I. The IDEFICS intervention toolbox - a guide to successful obesity prevention at community level. Public Health - Social and Behavioral Health. 2012. 3-40. Prof. Jay Maddock (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-51-0620-3, doi: 10.5772/38451

2011

  • Ahrens W, Bammann K, Siani A, Buchecker K, De Henauw S, Iacoviello L, Hebestreit A, Krogh V, Lissner L, Mårild S, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Pitsiladis YP, Reisch L, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Pigeot I; IDEFICS Consortium. The IDEFICS cohort: design, characteristics and participation in the baseline survey. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Apr;35 Suppl 1:S3-15. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.30.
  • Bammann K, Sioen I, Huybrechts I, Casajús JA, Vicente-Rodríguez G, Cuthill R, Konstabel K, Tubic B, Wawro N, Rayson M, Westerterp K, Mårild S, Pitsiladis YP, Reilly JJ, Moreno LA, De Henauw S; IDEFICS Consortium. The IDEFICS validation study on field methods for assessing physical activity and body composition in children: design and data collection. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Apr;35 Suppl 1:S79-87. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.38.
  • Buck C, Pohlabeln H, Huybrechts I, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Pitsiladis Y, Reisch L, Pigeot I. Development and application of a moveability index to quantify possibilities for physical activity in the built environment of children. Health Place. 2011 Nov;17(6):1191-201. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2011.08.011. Epub 2011 Sep 5.
  • De Henauw S, Verbestel V, Mårild S, Barba G, Bammann K, Eiben G, Hebestreit A, Iacoviello L, Gallois K, Konstabel K, Kovács E, Lissner L, Maes L, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Reisch L, Siani A, Tornaritis M, Williams G, Ahrens W, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Pigeot I; IDEFICS Consortium. The IDEFICS community-oriented intervention programme: a new model for childhood obesity prevention in Europe? Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Apr;35 Suppl 1:S16-23. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.31.
  • Galli C, Risé P, Ghezzi S. Comprensione e prevenzione dell'obesità e patologie correlate nell'infanzia: Lo studio Europeo IDEFICS. Natural 1 2011; 2011:34-38.
  • Gallois KM, de HS, Hassel H, Hebestreit A, Pigeot I, Zeeb H. [Standardized development of the IDEFICS intervention and its implementation in Germany]. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 2011; 54(3):330-338.
  • Gwozdz W, Reisch LA; IDEFICS Consortium. Instruments for analysing the influence of advertising on children's food choices.Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Apr;35 Suppl 1:S137-43. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.46.
  • Hense S, Barba G, Pohlabeln H, De Henauw S, Marild S, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Hadjigeorgiou C, Veidebaum T, Ahrens W. Factors that influence weekday sleep duration in European children. Sleep. 2011 May 1;34(5):633-9.
  • Hense S, Pohlabeln H, De Henauw S, Eiben G, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Barba G, Hadjigeorgiou C, Veidebaum T, Ahrens W. Sleep duration and overweight in European children: is the association modified by geographic region? Sleep. 2011 Jul 1;34(7):885-90. doi: 10.5665/SLEEP.1120.
  • Hense S. Sleep duration and its role in the aetiology of cardio-metabolic health outcomes. Universität Bremen, 2011 Sep. (PhD Thesis)
  • Herrmann D, Suling M, Reisch L, Siani A, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Maes L, Santaliestra-Pasías AM, Veidebaum T, Molnár D, Pala V, Kourides Y, Eiben G, Bammann K; IDEFICS Consortium. Repeatability of maternal report on prenatal, perinatal and early postnatal factors: findings from the IDEFICS parental questionnaire. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Apr;35 Suppl 1:S52-60. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.35.
  • Horner FE, Rayson MP, Bilzon JL; IDEFICS Consortium. Reliability and validity of the 3DNX accelerometer during mechanical and human treadmill exercise testing. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Apr;35 Suppl 1:S88-97. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.39.
  • Huybrechts I, Börnhorst C, Pala V, Moreno LA, Barba G, Lissner L, Fraterman A, Veidebaum T, Hebestreit A, Sieri S, Ottevaere C, Tornaritis M, Molnár D, Ahrens W, De Henauw S; IDEFICS Consortium. Evaluation of the Children's Eating Habits Questionnaire used in the IDEFICS study by relating urinary calcium and potassium to milk consumption frequencies among European children. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Apr;35 Suppl 1:S69-78. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.37.
  • Knof K, Lanfer A, Bildstein MO, Buchecker K, Hilz H; IDEFICS Consortium. Development of a method to measure sensory perception in children at the European level. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Apr;35 Suppl 1:S131-6. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.45.
  • Koni AC, Scott RA, Wang G, Bailey ME, Peplies J, Bammann K, Pitsiladis YP; IDEFICS Consortium. DNA yield and quality of saliva samples and suitability for large-scale epidemiological studies in children. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Apr;35 Suppl 1:S113-8. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.43.
  • Lanfer A, Hebestreit A, Ahrens W, Krogh V, Sieri S, Lissner L, Eiben G, Siani A, Huybrechts I, Loit HM, Papoutsou S, Kovács E, Pala V; IDEFICS Consortium. Reproducibility of food consumption frequencies derived from the Children's Eating Habits Questionnaire used in the IDEFICS study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Apr;35 Suppl 1:S61-8. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.36.
  • Nicholls SG, Gwozdz W, Reisch L, Voigt K. Fiscal food policy: equity and practice. Perspect Public Health. 2011 Jul;131(4):157-8
  • Ojiambo R, Cuthill R, Budd H, Konstabel K, Casajús JA, González-Agüero A, Anjila E, Reilly JJ, Easton C, Pitsiladis YP; IDEFICS Consortium. Impact of methodological decisions on accelerometer outcome variables in young children. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Apr;35 Suppl 1:S98-103. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.40.
  • Peplies J, Günther K, Bammann K, Fraterman A, Russo P, Veidebaum T, Tornaritis M, Vanaelst B, Mårild S, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Ahrens W; IDEFICS Consortium. Influence of sample collection and preanalytical sample processing on the analyses of biological markers in the European multicentre study IDEFICS. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Apr;35 Suppl 1:S104-12. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.41.
  • Pigeot I, Siani A, Bammann K, de Henauw S, Iacoviello L, Hebestreit A, Lissner L, Marild S,  Molnar D, Moreno LA, Reisch L, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Williams G, Ahrens W, on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium. IDEFICS study - Baseline results and future perspectives. Obes Rev. 2011;12:5 (Abstract of presentation)
  • Sioen I, Mouratidou T, Kaufman JM, Bammann K, Michels N, Pigeot I, Vanaelst B, Vyncke K, De Henauw S; IDEFICS consortium. Determinants of vitamin D status in young children: results from the Belgian arm of the IDEFICS (Identification and Prevention of Dietary- and Lifestyle-Induced Health Effects in Children and Infants) Study. Public Health Nutr. 2012 Jun;15(6):1093-9. doi: 10.1017/S1368980011002989. Epub 2011 Dec 8.
  • Sioen I, Goemare S, Ahrens W, De Henauw S, De Vriendt T, Kaufman JM, Ottevaere C, Roggen I, Swolin-Eide D, Tubić B, Vyncke K, Mårild S; IDEFICS Consortium. The relationship between paediatric calcaneal quantitative ultrasound measurements and dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and DXA with laser (DXL) as well as body composition. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Apr;35 Suppl 1:S125-30. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.44.
  • Stomfai S, Ahrens W, Bammann K, Kovács E, Mårild S, Michels N, Moreno LA, Pohlabeln H, Siani A, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Molnár D; IDEFICS Consortium. Intra- and inter-observer reliability in anthropometric measurements in children. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Apr;35 Suppl 1:S45-51. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.34.
  • Suling M, Hebestreit A, Peplies J, Bammann K, Nappo A, Eiben G, Alvira JM, Verbestel V, Kovács E, Pitsiladis YP, Veidebaum T, Hadjigeorgiou C, Knof K, Ahrens W; IDEFICS Consortium. Design and results of the pretest of the IDEFICS study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Apr;35 Suppl 1:S30-44. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.33.
  • Tubic B, Magnusson P, Swolin-Eide D, Mårild S; IDEFICS Consortium. Relation between bone mineral density, biological markers and anthropometric measures in 4-year-old children: a pilot study within the IDEFICS study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Apr;35 Suppl 1:S119-24. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.42.
  • Verbestel V, De Henauw S, Maes L, Haerens L, Mårild S, Eiben G, Lissner L, Moreno LA, Frauca NL, Barba G, Kovács E, Konstabel K, Tornaritis M, Gallois K, Hassel H, De Bourdeaudhuij I. Using the intervention mapping protocol to develop a community-based intervention for the prevention of childhood obesity in a multi-centre European project: the IDEFICS intervention. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2011 Aug 1;8:82. doi: 10.1186/1479-5868-8-82.
  • Voigt K. Tackling childhood obesity through the education system: opportunities and ethical challenges. Obes Rev 2011; 12, Supplement 1.
  • Wickins-Drazilova D, Williams G; IDEFICS Consortium. The ethics of evaluating obesity intervention studies on children. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Apr;35 Suppl 1:S24-9. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.32.

2010

  • Haerens L, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Eiben G, Lauria F, Bel S, Keimer K, Kovács E, Lasn H, Regber S, Shiakou M, Maes L. Formative research to develop the IDEFICS physical activity intervention component: findings from focus groups with children and parents. J Phys Act Health. 2010 Mar;7(2):246-56.
  • Hebestreit A, Keimer KM, Hassel H, Nappo A, Eiben G, Fernandez JM, Eva Kovacs, Lasn H, Shiakou M, Ahrens W. What do children understand? Communicating health behavior in a European multicenter study. J Public Health 2010; 04/2010.
  • Peplies J, Fraterman A, Scott R, Russo P, Bammann K. Quality management for the collection of biological samples in multicentre studies. Eur J Epidemiol. 2010 Sep;25(9):607-17. doi: 10.1007/s10654-010-9481-1. Epub 2010 Jun 22.
  • Pigeot I, De Henauw S, Foraita R, Jahn I, Ahrens W. Primary prevention from the epidemiology perspective: three examples from the practice. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2010 Feb 3;10:10. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-10-10.
  • Reisch LA, Gwozdz W. [The impact of consumer behavior on the development of overweight children. An overview] Einfluss des Konsumsverhaltens auf die Entwicklung von Übergewicht bei Kindern. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 2010; 53(7):725-732.
  • Wickins-Drazilova D, Williams G. Ethical and public policy aspects of childhood obesity: opinions of scientists working on an intervention study. Obes Rev. 2010 Aug;11(8):620-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-789X.2010.00752.x. Epub 2010 Jun 10.
  • Wickins-Drazilova D, Nicholls S, Williams G, Börnhorst C, Grafström L, De Henauw S, Marild S, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Pigeot I, Siani A, Tornartis M, Veidebaum T and Ahrens W. Parental views on public-policy options regarding healthy eating. Proceedings of the 9th Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics: Global Food Security: Ethical and Legal Challenges pp. 184-188. (Abstract from presentation at 9th Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics)

2009

  • Haerens L, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Barba G, Eiben G, Fernandez J, Hebestreit A, Kovács E, Lasn H, Regber S, Shiakou M, De Henauw S; IDEFICS consortium. Developing the IDEFICS community-based intervention program to enhance eating behaviors in 2- to 8-year-old children: findings from focus groups with children and parents. Health Educ Res. 2009 Jun;24(3):381-93. doi: 10.1093/her/cyn033. Epub 2008 Jul 5.
  • Hebestreit A, Ahrens W, on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium. Relationship between dietary behaviours and obesity in European children. Int J Paediatr Obes 2009; Supplement 1:45-47.
  • Pigeot I, Barba G, Chadjigeorgiou C, de Henauw S, Kourides Y, Lissner L, Marild S, Pohlabeln H, Russo P, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Wawro N, Siani A. Prevalence and determinants of childhood overweight and obesity in European countries: pooled analysis of the existing surveys within the IDEFICS Consortium. Int J Obes (Lond). 2009 Oct;33(10):1103-10. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2009.142. Epub 2009 Jul 28.

2008

  • Ahrens W, Bammann K, Pigeot I. [Evidence-based primary prevention using an intervention study on childhood overweight as an example] Evidenzbasierung von Primärprävention am Beispiel einer Interventionsstudie zum kindlichen Übergewicht. Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung 2008; 2008:1-7.
  • España-Romero V, Artero EG, Santaliestra-Pasias AM, Gutierrez A, Castillo MJ, Ruiz JR. Hand span influences optimal grip span in boys and girls aged 6 to 12 years. J Hand Surg Am. 2008 Mar;33(3):378-84. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2007.11.013.

2007

  • Ahrens W, Hassel H, Hebestreit A, Peplies J, Pohlabeln H, Suling M, Pigeot I. [IDEFICS - Causes and prevention of diet- and lifestyle-related disorders in children] IDEFICS - Ursachen und Prävention ernährungs- und lebensstilbedingter Erkrankungen im Kindesalter. Ernährung 2007 · 1:314–321 DOI 10.1007/s12082-007-0075-6
  • Bammann K, Peplies J, Pigeot I, Ahrens W. [IDEFICS: a Multicenter European Project on Diet- and Lifestyle-Related Disorders in Children] IDEFICS: ein europäisches multizentrisches Projekt zu ernährungs- und lebensstilbedingten Erkrankungen im Kindesalter. Med Klin (Munich) 2007; 102(3):230-235 DOI 10.1007/s00063-007-1027-2

2006

  • Ahrens W, Bammann K, de Henauw S, Halford J, Palou A, Pigeot I, Siani A, Sjöström M; European Consortium of the IDEFICS Project. Understanding and preventing childhood obesity and related disorders--IDEFICS: a European multilevel epidemiological approach. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2006 May;16(4):302-8. Epub 2006 Apr 27.
  • Bammann K., Peplies J, Sjöström M, Lissner L, Henauw S, Iacoviello L, Krogh K, Marild S, Pigeot I, Pitsiladis Y, Pohlabeln H, Reisch L, Siani A, Ahrens W, on behalf of the IDEFICS Consortium. Assessment of diet, physical activity and biological, social and environmental factors in a multi-centre European project on diet- and lifestyle-related disorders in children (IDEFICS). Public Health 2006; 14(5):279-289 DOI 10.1007/s10389-006-0058-0

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  • Dreas JA, Hassel H. What accounts for good practice? Assessment of obesity prevention projects for kindergarten children in Germany. J Public Health (2010) 18:145-152. DOI 10.1007/s10389-009-0285-2.
  • Reisch LA, Gwozdz W. Chubby cheeks and climate change: childhood obesity as a sustainable development issue. International Journal of Consumer Studies 2011; 35(1):3-9.