Member

Dr. Norman Wirsik

Curriculum vitae

  • Studies mathematics, University of Bremen
  • Since April 2010 research fellow at BIPS
  • March 2016 Dr. rer. nat. with thesis "Statistical modeling of physical activity based on accelerometer data"
  • Since April 2016 scientific manager at BIPS

Projects

Selected publications

  • Articles with peer-review

  • Sprengeler O, Wirsik N, Hebestreit A, Herrmann D, Ahrens W. Domain-specific self-reported and objectively measured physical activity in children. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2017;14(3):242.
    https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph14030242
  • Ferreira de Moraes AC, Carvalho HB, Siani A, Barba G, Veidebaum T, Tornaritis M, Molnár D, Ahrens W, Wirsik N, De Henauw S, Mårild S, Lissner L, Konstabel K, Pitsiladis Y, Moreno LA, on behalf of the 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. International Journal of Cardiology. 2015;180:165-170.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.11.175
  • 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, on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium. Objectively measured physical activity in European children: The IDEFICS study. International Journal of Obesity. 2014;38(S2):S135-S143.
    https://doi.org/10.1038/ijo.2014.144
  • Witowski V, Foraita R, Pitsiladis Y, Pigeot I, Wirsik N. Using hidden Markov models to improve quantifying physical activity in accelerometer data - A simulation study. PLOS ONE. 2014;9(12):e114089.
    https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0114089
  • Diederich A, Swait J, Wirsik N. Citizen participation in patient prioritization policy decisions: An empirical and experimental study on patients' characteristics. PLOS ONE. 2012;7(5):e36824.
    https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0036824
  • Diederich A, Winkelhage J, Wirsik N. Age as a criterion for setting priorities in health care? A survey of the German public view. PLOS ONE. 2011;6(8):1-10.
    https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0023930
  • Presentations at scientific meetings/conferences

  • Wirsik N, Sobotka F, Witowski V, Pigeot I. Expectile regression and hidden Markov models to improve quantification of physical activity using accelerometer data. 15th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA), IDEFICS/I.Family Symposium: "Objectively measured physical activity in European children and adolescents - Methodological advancements and new results from the IDEFICS/I.Family cohort," 11 June 2016, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Wirsik N, Witowski V, Foraita R, Pitsiladis Y, Pigeot I. Using hidden Markov models to improve analyzing accelerometer data. 2nd European Conference on Data Analysis (ECDA), 2-4 July 2014, Bremen.
  • Wirsik N, Diederich A, Schreier M. Conjoint analysis - Pretest for evaluation of therapy-related attributes. The 8th Annual Conference of the International Society on Priorities in Health Care, 23.-25. April 2010, Boston, USA.
  • Wirsik N, Diederich A, Schreier M, Pigeot I. Conjoint analysis - Pretest for evaluation of patient-related attributes and the influence of proxies on the rank order. Kongress "Abstract Distributive Justice in the Health System - Theory and Empirics", 11.-12. Dezember 2009, Halle.
  • Posters at scientific meetings/conferences

  • Wirsik N, Pigeot I, Schreier M, Diederich A. Priorisierung in der Medizin - Einfluss von Proxies bei der Conjoint-Analyse auf die Bildung der Rangfolge. 8. Deutscher Kongress für Versorgungsforschung des Deutschen Netzwerks Versorgungsforschung und 43. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Allgemeinmedizin und Familienmedizin (DEGAM), 1.-3. Oktober 2009, Heidelberg.

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