EPODE Research

Published peer-reviewed research by EPODE researchers:

Barriers to and Facilitators of the Evaluation of Integrated Community-Wide Overweight Intervention Approaches: A Qualitative Case Study in Two Dutch Municipalities (2016)

van Koperen, T., de Kruif, A., van Antwerpen, L., Hendriks, A.-M., Seidell, J., Schuit, A., & Renders, C. (2016). Barriers to and Facilitators of the Evaluation of Integrated Community-Wide Overweight Intervention Approaches: A Qualitative Case Study in Two Dutch Municipalities. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(4), 390.

Inequities in energy-balance related behaviours and family environmental determinants in European children: baseline results of the prospective EPHE evaluation study (2015)

Mantziki, K., Vassilopoulos, A., Radulian, G., Borys, J.-M., Du Plessis, H., Gregório, M. J., … Seidell, J. C. (2015). Inequities in energy-balance related behaviours and family environmental determinants in European children: baseline results of the prospective EPHE evaluation study. BMC Public Health, 15(1).

Downward trends in the prevalence of childhood overweight in two pilot towns taking part of the VIASANO community-based programme in Belgium (2015)

Vinck, J., Brohet, C., Roillet, M., Dramaix, M., Borys, J.-M., Beysens, J., … Nève, J. (2015). Downward trends in the prevalence of childhood overweight in two pilot towns taking part in the VIASANO community-based programme in Belgium: data from a national school health monitoring system: Childhood overweight/obesity after VIASANO. Pediatric Obesity, 11(1), 61–67. http://doi.org/10.1111/ijpo.12022

Hydration and Obesity Prevention (2014)

Borys, J.-M., de Ruyter, J. C., Finch, H., Harper, P., Levy, E., Mayer, J., … Vinck, J. (2014). Hydration and Obesity Prevention. Obesity Facts, 7(s2), 37–48. http://doi.org/10.1159/000360748

Promoting health equity in European children: Design and methodology of the prospective EPHE (Epode for the Promotion of Health Equity) evaluation study (2014)

Mantziki, K., Vassilopoulos, A., Radulian, G., Borys, J.-M., du Plessis, H., Gregório, M., … Seidell, J. C. (2014). Promoting health equity in European children: Design and methodology of the prospective EPHE (Epode for the Promotion of Health Equity) evaluation study. BMC Public Health, 14(1), 303. http://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-303

Description of the EUROBIS Program: A Combination of an Epode Community-Based and a Clinical Care Intervention to Improve the Lifestyles of Children and Adolescents with Overweight or Obesity (2014)

Mazzeschi, C., Pazzagli, C., Laghezza, L., Battistini, D., Reginato, E., Perrone, C., … De Feo, P. (2014). Description of the EUROBIS Program: A Combination of an Epode Community-Based and a Clinical Care Intervention to Improve the Lifestyles of Children and Adolescents with Overweight or Obesity. BioMed Research International, 2014, 1–8. http://doi.org/10.1155/2014/546262

Process evaluation outcomes from a global child obesity prevention intervention (2014)

Pettigrew, S., Borys, J., du Plessis, H., Walter, L., Huang, T. T.-K., Levi, J., & Vinck, J. (2014). Process evaluation outcomes from a global child obesity prevention intervention. BMC Public Health, 14(1), 757. http://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-757

Characterizing the EPODE logic model: unravelling the past and informing the future (2013)

Van Koperen, T. M., Jebb, S. A., Summerbell, C. D., Visscher, T. L. S., Romon, M., Borys, J. M., & Seidell, J. C. (2013). Characterizing the EPODE logic model: unravelling the past and informing the future. Obesity Reviews, 14(2), 162–170. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-789X.2012.01057.x

EPODE approach for childhood obesity prevention: methods, progress and international development (2012)

Borys, J.-M., Le Bodo, Y., Jebb, S. A., Seidell, J. C., Summerbell, C., Richard, D., … the EEN Study Group. (2012). EPODE approach for childhood obesity prevention: methods, progress and international development. Obesity Reviews, 13(4), 299–315. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-789X.2011.00950.x

EPODE—A Model for Reducing the Incidence of Obesity and Weight-related Comorbidities  (2013)

Borys, J.-M., EPODE European Network Coordinating Team, Proteines, Paris, France, Valdeyron, L., EPODE European Network Coordinating Team, Proteines, Paris, France, Levy, E., Sainte-Justine Hospital, Montreal, Canada, … EPODE International Network, Brussels, Belgium. (2013). EPODE: A Model for Reducing the Incidence of Obesity and Weight-related Comorbidities. US Endocrinology, 09(01), 32. http://doi.org/10.17925/USE.2013.09.01.32

Downward trends in the prevalence of childhood overweight in the setting of 12-year school- and community-based programmes (2009)

Romon, M., Lommez, A., Tafflet, M., Basdevant, A., Oppert, J. M., Bresson, J. L., … Borys, J. M. (2009). Downward trends in the prevalence of childhood overweight in the setting of 12-year school- and community-based programmes. Public Health Nutrition, 12(10), 1735. http://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980008004278


Childhood Obesity Research

Published peer-reviewed obesity prevention research and reports:

No Time to Wait The Healthy Kids Strategy- Ontarios Healthy Kids Panel

The Public Health Burden of Obesity in Canada- Janssen 2012

Updating the Canadian Obesity Maps An Epidemic in Progress- Gotay 2013

Global, regional, and national prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adults during 1980–2013- a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013- (The Lancet) – Ng 2014

Influence of overweight and obesity on physician costs in adolescents and adults in Ontario, Canada- Janssen 2008

The Medical Care Cost of Obesity: an Instrumental variables approach- Cawley 2010

The Economic Costs Associated with Physical Inactivity and Obesity in Ontario -Katzmarzyk 2011

Current and predicted prevalence of obesity in Canada: a trend analysis- Twells 2004

Heart Healthy Children and Youth case profile EPODE -Riley et a. 2012

Heart Healthy Children and Youth Overview of Case Profiles -Riley et a. 2012

Obesity prevalence estimates in a Canadian- Twells 2011

Mc KinseyObesity_Full report_Unabridged_November 2014