Project Publications

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I.Family publications are linked on this page and sorted in alphabetical order.

 

Articles and publications from the I.Family Project:

2019

Ahrens W, Bammann K, Pigeot I, on  behalf of the IDEFICS and I.Family consortia. The  IDEFICS/I.Family studies: design and methods of a large European child cohort. In: Bammann K, Lissner L, Pigeot I, Ahrens W, editors. Instruments for health surveys in children and adolescents. Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland; 2019; p. 1-24. Link

Ahrens W, Lauria F, Formisano A, Moreno LA, Pigeot I, on behalf of the IDEFICS and I.Family consortia. Pre- and postnatal factors obtained from health records. In:  Bammann K, Lissner L, Pigeot I, Ahrens W, editors. Instruments for health surveys in children and adolescents. Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland; 2019; p. 175-188. Link

Arvidsson D, Fridolfsson J, Buck C, Ekblom Ö, Ekblom-Bak E, Lissner L, et al. Reexamination of Accelerometer Calibration with Energy Expenditure as Criterion: VO2net Instead of MET  for Age-Equivalent Physical Activity Intensitiy. Sensors. 2019;19(15):3377. Link

Bammann K, Peplies J, Mårild S, Molnár D, Suling M, Siani A, on behalf of the IDEFICS and I.Family consortia. Physical examinations. In:  Bammann K, Lissner L, Pigeot I, Ahrens W, editors. Instruments for health surveys in children and adolescents. Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland; 2019; p. 47-55. Link

Bammann K, Reisch LA, Pohlabeln H, Williams G, Wolters M, on behalf of the IDEFICS and I.Family consortia. Core questionnaires. In: Bammann K, Lissner L, Pigeot I, Ahrens W, editors. Instruments for health surveys in children and adolescents. Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland; 2019; p. 189-207. Link

Bogl L-H, Kaprio J, Brünings-Kuppe C, Lissner L, Ahrens W, on behalf of the I.Family consortium. Interview on kinship and household. In: Bammann K, Lissner L,  Pigeot I,  Ahrens W, editors. Instruments for health surveys in children and adolescents. Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland; 2019; 291-301. Link

Bogl LH, Mehlig K, Intemann T, Masip G, Keski-Rajkonen A, Rusoo P et al. A within-sibling pair Analysis of lifestyle behaviours and BMI z-score in the multi-centre I.Family study. Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases. 2019. Link

Börnhorst C, Russo P, Veidebaum T, Tornaritis M, Molnar D, Lissner L et al. Metabolic status in children and its transition during childhood and adolescence – The IDEFICS and I.Family study. Int J Epidemiol. 2019. Link

Brandes M, Vicente-Rodríguez G, Suling M, Pitsiladis Y, Bammann K, on behalf of the IDEFICS and I.Family consortia. Physical fitness. In: Bammann K, Lissner L, Pigeot I, Ahrens W, editors. Instruments for health surveys in children and adolescents. Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland; 2019; p. 277-289. Link

Coumans J, Danner U, Charalambos H, Hebestreit A, Hunsberger M, Intemann T et al. Emotion-driven impulsiveness but not decision-making ability and cognitive inflexibility predicts weight status in adults. Apetite. 2019. Link

Elida S, Buck C, Jilani H, Tornaritis M, Veidebaum T, Russo P et al. Association of Infant Feeding Patterns with Taste Preferences in European Children and Adolescents: A Retrospective Latent Profile Analysis. Nutrients. 2019. Link

Fridolfsson J, Börjesson M, Buck C, Ekblom Ö, Ekblom-Bak E, Hunsberger M et al. Effects of Frequency Filtering on Intensity and Noise in Accelerometer-Based Physical Activity Measurements. Sensors. 2019. Link

Ghazy Elsayed HA,Lissner L, Mehlig K, Thumann BF, Hebestreit A, Pala V, et al. Relationship between perception  of emotional home atmosphere  and fruit and vegetable consumption in European adolescents: results from the I.Family survey. Publ Health Nutr. 2019. Link

Gwozdz W, Nie P, Sousa-Poza A, de Henauw S, Felso R, Hebestreit A et al. Peer Effects on Weight Status,Dietary Behaviour and Physical Activity among Adolescents in Europe: Findings from the I.Family Study. Kyklos. 2019; 72(2): 270-296. Link

Hebestreit A, Wolters M, Jilani H, Eiben G, Pala V, on behalf of the IDEFICS and I.Family  consortia. Web-based 24-hour dietary recall: the SACANA program. In: Bammann K, Lissner L, Pigeot I, Ahrens W, editors. Instruments for health surveys in children and adolescents. Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland; 2019; p. 77-102. Link

Jilani H, Peplies J, Buchecker K, on behalf of the IDEFICS and I.Family consortia. Assessment of sensory taste perception in children. In: Bammann K, Lissner L, Pigeot I, Ahrens W, editors. Instruments for health surveys in children and adolescents. Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland; 2019; p. 257-275. Link

Jilani H, Pohlabeln H, de Henauw S, Hunsberger M, Eiben G, Molnar D et al. Relative validity of a food and beverage preference questionnaire to characterise taste phenotypes in children and adults. Nutrients. 2019. Link

Konstabel K, Chopra S, Ojiambo R, Muñiz-Pardos B, Pitsiladis Y, on behalf of the IDEFICS and I.Family consortia. Accelero­metry-based physical activity assessment for children and adolescents. In: Bammann K, Lissner L, Pigeot I, Ahrens W, editors. Instruments for health surveys in children and adolescents. Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland; 2019; p. 135-173. Link

Nappo A, Sparano, S, Intemann T, Kourides YA, Lissner L, Molnar D et al. Dietary Calcium intake and adiposity in children and adolescents: cross-sectional and longitudinal results from IDEFICS/I.Family cohort. Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases. 2019. Link

Pala V, Reisch LA, Lissner L, on behalf of the IDEFICS and I.Family consortia. Dietary behaviour in children, adolescents and families: the Eating Habits Questionnaire (EHQ). In: Bammann K, Lissner L, Pigeot I, Ahrens W, editors. Instruments for health surveys in children and adolescents. Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland; 2019; p. 103-133. Link

Peplies J, Günther K, Gottlieb A, Luebke A, Bammann K, Ahrens W, on behalf of the IDEFICS and I.Family consortia. Biological samples – standard operating  procedures for collection, shipment, storage and documentation. In: Bammann K, Lissner L, Pigeot I, Ahrens W, editors. Instruments for health surveys in children and adolescents. Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland; 2019; p. 57-76. Link

Reineke A, Pigeot I, Ahrens W, Rach S, on behalf of the IDEFICS and I.Family consortia. MODYS – a modular control and documentation system for epidemiological studies. In: Bammann K, Lissner L, Pigeot I, Ahrens W, editors. Instruments for health surveys in children and adolescents. Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland; 2019; 25-45. Link

Thumann B, Börnhorst C, Michels N, Veidebaum T, Solea A, Reisch L et al. The cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of psychosocial well-being and sleep in European children and adolescents. Journal of Sleep Research. 2019. Link

 

2018

Bogl LH, Wolters M, Börnhorst C, Intemann T, Reisch LA, Ahrens W, Hebestreit A. Dietary habits and obesity in European children. Results from the IDEFICS/I.Family cohort/ Ernährungsgewohnheiten und Adipositas bei europäischen Kindern. Ergebnisse aus der IDEFICS/I.Family-Kohorte. Ernährungsumschau international. 2018. Link

Bramsved R, Regber S, Novak D, Mehlig K, Lissner L, Marild S. Parental education and family income affect birthweight, early longitudinal growth and body mass index development differently. Acta Paediatr. 2018. Link

Hadjigeorgiou C, Solea A, Querol SE, Keski-Rahkonen A, Michels N, Russo P et al. Disordered eating in three different Age Groups in Cyprus: a comparative cross-sectional study. Public Health. 2018. Link

Iacomino G, Russo P, Marena P, Lauria F, Venezia A, Ahrens W et al. Circulating microRNAs are associated with early childhood obesity: results of the I.Family Study. Genes & Nutrition. 2018. Link

Intemann T, Pigeot I, de Henauw S, Eiben G, LissnerL, Krogh V, et al. Urinary sucrose and fructose as biomarkers of  sugar intake in children: results from the I.Family study. Link

Langeheine M, Pohlabeln H, Lauria F, Veidebaum T, Tornaritis M, Molnar D, et al. Attrition in the European child cohort IDEFICS/I.Family: Exploring associations between attrition and body mass index. Frontiers in Pediatrics, section Children and Health. Link

Mehlig K, Bogl LH, Hunsberger M, Ahrens W, de Henauw S, Iguacel I, Jilani H, et al. Children’s propensity to consume sugar and fat predicts regular alcohol consumption in adolescence. Public Health Nutrition. Link

Murtas R, Krogh V, Intemann T, Lissner L, Eiben G, Molnar D, et al. on behalf of the I.Family consortium. Does providing assistance to children and adolescents increase repeatability and plausibility of self-reporting using a web-based dietary recall instrument? Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2018. Link

Perlaki G, Molnar D, Smeets PA, Ahrens W, Wolters M, Eiben G, et al. Volumetric gray matter measures of amygdala and accumbens in childhood overweight/obesity. PLOS ONE. 2018. Link

Rampelli S, Günther K, Turroni S, Wolters M, Veidebaum T, Kourides Y, et al. Gut microbiome is associated with diet, physical activity and health in children with or without excessive weight gain. Communications Biology. 2018. Link

Rampelli S, Günther K, Turroni S, Wolters M, Veidebaum T, Kourides Y et al. Pre-obese children’s dysbiotic gut microbiome and unhealthy diets may predict the development of obesity. Communications Biology. 2018. Link

Scholle O, Jilani H, Riedel O, Banaschewski T, Hadjigeorgiou C, Hunsberger M, et al. on behalf of the I.Family Consortium. Use of Nutritional Supplements in Youth with Medicated and Unmedicated Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. 2018. Link

 

2017

Ahrens W, Siani A, Adan R, De Henauw S, Eiben G, Gwozdz W, et al. Cohort Profile: The transition from childhood to adolescence in European children-how I.Family extends the IDEFICS cohort. Int J Epidemiol. 2017;46(5):1394-5j. Available at: Link

Arvidsson L. Diets of European children, with focus on BMI, well-being, and families – The IDEFICS/I.Family cohort. Gothenburg: University of Gothenburg; 2017. (PhD Thesis) Link

Bogl LH, Silventoinen K, Hebestreit A, Intemann T, Williams G, Michels N, et al. Familial Resemblance in Dietary Intakes of Children, Adolescents, and Parents: Does Dietary Quality Play a Role? Nutrients. 2017;9(8). Link

Börnhorst C, Siani A, Tornaritis M, Molnar D, Lissner L, Regber S, et al. Potential selection effects when estimating associations between the infancy peak or adiposity rebound and later body mass index in children. Int J Obes (Lond). 2017;41(4):518-26. Link

Coumans JMJ, Danner UN, Ahrens W, Hebestreit A, Intemann T, Kourides YA, et al. The association of emotion-driven impulsiveness, cognitive inflexibility and decision-making with weight status in European adolescents. Int J Obes (Lond). 2017. Link

Coumans JMJ, Danner UN, Intemann T, De Decker A, Hadjigeorgiou C, Hunsberger M, et al. Emotion-driven impulsiveness and snack food consumption of European adolescents: Results from the I.Family study. Appetite. 2017;123:152-9. Link

Cozzolino R, De Giulio B, Marena P, Martignetti A, Gunther K, Lauria F, et al. Urinary volatile organic compounds in overweight compared to normal-weight children: results from the Italian I.Family cohort. Sci Rep. 2017;7(1):15636. Link

De Decker A. Children’s reward motivation, dietary habits and body composition changes. Ghent: Ghent University; 2017. (PhD Thesis) Link

De Decker A, Verbeken S, Sioen I, Van Lippevelde W, Braet C, Eiben G, et al. Palatable food consumption in children: interplay between (food) reward motivation and the home food environment. Eur J Pediatr. 2017;176(4):465-74. Link (Erratum to this paper: Link)

Estecha S, Danner UN, Keski-Rahkonen A, Hoek HW, Adan RA. Dieting and binge eating in a large European cohort of adolescents: the I.Family study. Appetite. 2016;101. Link

Hebestreit A, Intemann T, Siani A, De Henauw S, Eiben G, Kourides YA, et al. Dietary Patterns of European Children and Their Parents in Association with Family Food Environment: Results from the I.Family Study. Nutrients. 2017;9(2). Link

Intemann T, Hebestreit H, Reisch LA, Williams G, Lissner L, Williams M, Et al. Obesogenic diets in European children – from nutrients to upstream factors. J WHO regional office Europe. 2017;3(4): 663-76. Link

Jilani HS, Intemann T, Bogl LH, Eiben G, Molnar D, Moreno LA, et al. Familial aggregation and socio-demographic correlates of taste preferences in European children. BMC Nutrition. 2017;3(1):87. Link

Nie P, Gwozdz W, Reisch L, Sousa-Poza A. Values, Norms, and Peer Effects on Weight Status. J Obes. 2017;2017:2849674. Link

Sanchez J, Pico C, Ahrens W, Foraita R, Fraterman A, Moreno LA, et al. Transcriptome analysis in blood cells from children reveals potential early biomarkers of metabolic alterations. Int J Obes (Lond). 2017;41(10):1481-8. Link

van Meer F, van der Laan LN, Viergever MA, Adan RAH, Smeets PAM, Consortium IF. Considering healthiness promotes healthier choices but modulates medial prefrontal cortex differently in children compared with adults. Neuroimage. 2017;159:325-33. Link

van Meer F. Neural processing of healthy foods in normal-weight and overweight children and adults. Utrecht: Utrecht University; 2017. (PhD Thesis)

Williams G, Pigeot I. Consent and confidentiality in the light of recent demands for data sharing. Biom J. 2017;59(2):240-50. Link

Wolters M, Dering C, Siani A, Russo P, Kaprio J, Rise P, et al. The role of a FADS1 polymorphism in the association of fatty acid blood levels, BMI and blood pressure in young children-Analyses based on path models. PLoS One. 2017;12(7):e0181485. Link

 

2016

Estecha S, Danner U, Keski-Rahkonen A, Hoek H, Adan RA. Dieting and binge eating in a large European cohort of adolescents: the I.Family study. 2016.

Iacomino G, Russo P, Stillitano I, Lauria F, Marena P, Ahrens W, et al. Circulating microRNAs are deregulated in overweight/obese children: preliminary results of the I.Family study. Genes Nutr. 2016;11:7. Link

Tucker F. Developing Autonomy and Transitional Paternalism. Bioethics. 2016;30(9):759-66. Link

van Meer F, Charbonnier L, Smeets PA. Food Decision-Making: Effects of Weight Status and Age. Curr Diab Rep. 2016;16(9):84. Link

van Meer F, van der Laan LN, Charbonnier L, Viergever MA, Adan RA, Smeets PA, et al. Developmental differences in the brain response to unhealthy food cues: an fMRI study of children and adults. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016;104(6):1515-22. Link

Wirsik N. Statistical modeling of physical activity based on accelerometer data. Bremen: University of Bremen; 2016. (PhD Thesis) Link

Wolters M, Pala V, Russo P, Rise P, Moreno LA, De Henauw S, et al. 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;11(11):e0165981. Link

 

2015

Arvidsson L, Bogl LH, Eiben G, Hebestreit A, Nagy P, Tornaritis M, et al. Fat, sugar and water intakes among families from the IDEFICS intervention and control groups: first observations from I.Family. Obes Rev. 2015;16 Suppl 2:127-37. Link

Buck C, Dreger S, Pigeot I. Anonymisation of address coordinates for microlevel analyses of the built environment: a simulation study. BMJ Open. 2015;5(3):e006481. Link

Priego T, Sanchez J, Pico C, Ahrens W, De Henauw S, Kourides Y, et al. TAS1R3 and UCN2 Transcript Levels in Blood Cells Are Associated With Sugary and Fatty Food Consumption in Children. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015;100(9):3556-64. Link

van Meer F, van der Laan LN, Adan RA, Viergever MA, Smeets PA. What you see is what you eat: an ALE meta-analysis of the neural correlates of food viewing in children and adolescents. Neuroimage. 2015;104:35-43. Link

 

2014

Börnhorst C, Huybrechts I, Hebestreit A, Krogh V, De Decker A, Barba G, et al. Usual energy and macronutrient intakes in 2-9-year-old European children. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014;38 Suppl 2:S115-23. Link

 

2013

Buck C, Börnhorst C, Pohlabeln H, Huybrechts I, Pala V, Reisch L, et al. 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;10:65. Link

 

2012

Williams G. Children as means and ends in large-scale medical research. Bioethics. 2012;26(8):422-30. Link

 

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