Research fellow

Berit Steenbock

Curriculum vitae

  • since 07/2019 Research Assistant at the Leibniz-Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS
  • 07/2017 - 07/2019 Research Assistant at the Center for Clinical Psychology and Rehabilitation, University of Bremen
  • 10/2014 - 12/2016 Master of Science (MSc) in Clinical Psychology, Faculty for Human and Health Sciences, University of Bremen
  • 02/2013 - 07/2017 Research Assistant at the Leibniz-Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS
  • 10/2009 - 10/2012 Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Psychology, Faculty for Human and Health Sciences, University of Bremen
  • 10/2005 - 07/2009 Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Digital Media, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, University of Bremen
  • 08/2007 - 02/2008 Semester abroad at Concordia University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Montréal, Canada

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-9313-6593

Research interests

  • Prevention and health promotion
  • Development, evaluation and implementation of complex health interventions
  • Physical activity promotion
  • Relationship between health and education

Memberships

Projects

Selected publications

  • Articles with peer-review

  • Steenbock B, Buck C, Zeeb H, Rach S, Pischke CR. Impact of the intervention program "JolinchenKids - Fit and Healthy in Daycare" on energy balance related-behaviors: Results of a cluster controlled trial. BMC Pediatrics. 2019;19:432.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-019-1817-8
  • Steenbock B, Wright MN, Wirsik N, Brandes M. Accelerometry-based prediction of energy expenditure in preschoolers. Journal for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour. 2019;2(2):94-102.
    https://doi.org/10.1123/jmpb.2018-0032
  • Brandes M, Steenbock B, Wirsik N. Energy cost of common physical activities in preschoolers. Journal of Physical Activity & Health. 2018;15(4):233-238.
    https://doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2017-0348
  • Kebede M, Steenbock B, Helmer S, Sill J, Möllers T, Pischke CR. Identifying evidence-informed physical activity apps: Content analysis. JMIR mHealth and uHealth. 2018;6(12):e10314.
    https://doi.org/10.2196/10314
  • Müllmann S, Steenbock B, De Cocker K, De Craemer M, Hayes C, O'Shea MP, Horodyska K, Bell J, Luszczynska A, Roos G, Langøien LJ, Rugseth G, Terragni L, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Brug J, Pischke CR. Views of policy makers and health promotion professionals on factors facilitating implementation and maintenance of interventions and policies promoting physical activity and healthy eating: Results of the DEDIPAC project. BMC Public Health. 2017;17:932.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-017-4929-9
  • Steenbock B, Müllmann S, Zeeb H, Pischke CR. Förderung einer ausgewogenen Ernährung und körperlicher Aktivität von Kindern: Voraussetzungen für eine erfolgreiche Implementierung und Aufrechterhaltung von Mehrebeneninterventionen und politischen Maßnahmen: Ergebnisse aus zwei qualitativen Fallstudien. Bundesgesundheitsblatt, Gesundheitsforschung, Gesundheitsschutz. 2017;60(10):1124-1138.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s00103-017-2611-0
  • Steenbock B, Zeeb H, Rach S, Pohlabeln H, Pischke CR. Design and methods for a cluster-controlled trial conducted at sixty-eight daycare facilities evaluating the impact of "JolinchenKids - Fit and Healthy in Daycare", a program for health promotion in 3- to 6-year-old children. BMC Public Health. 2017;18:6.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-017-4551-x
  • Steenbock B, Pischke CR, Schönbach J, Pöttgen S, Brand T. Wie wirksam sind ernährungs- und bewegungsbezogene primärpräventive Interventionen im Setting Kita? Ein Review von Reviews. Bundesgesundheitsblatt, Gesundheitsforschung, Gesundheitsschutz. 2015;58(6):609-619.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s00103-014-2100-7
  • Brand T, Pischke CR, Steenbock B, Schönbach J, Pöttgen S, Samkange-Zeeb F, Zeeb H. What works in community-based interventions promoting physical activity and healthy eating? A review of reviews. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2014;11(6):5866-5888.
    https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph110605866
  • Presentations at scientific meetings/conferences

  • Steenbock B, Wirsik N, Brandes M. Calibration of the GENEActiv wrist- and hip-worn accelerometer for prediction of activity-related energy expenditure in preschoolers. 5th International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement (ICAMPAM), 21-23 June 2017, Bethesda, USA.
  • Wirsik N, Steenbock B, Brandes M. Comparability of different accelerometers and sites for activity-related energy expenditure prediction in preschool children. 5th International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement (ICAMPAM), 21-23 June 2017, Bethesda, USA.
  • Steenbock B, Pischke CR, Schönbach J, Pöttgen S, Brand T. The effectiveness of primary prevention interventions promoting physical activity and healthy eating in preschool children. 7th European Public Health Conference (EUPHA), 19-22 November 2014, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

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Teaching

December 2017: Guest lecture (in German) entitled "Evaluation of the implementation and of health effects of "JolinchenKids - Fit and healthy in daycare" " (Faculty of medicine), University of Hamburg, Hamburg
December 2016: Guest lecture (in German) entitled "Evaluation of the implementation and of health effects of "JolinchenKids - Fit and healthy in daycare" " (Faculty of medicine), University of Hamburg, Hamburg
January 2017: Guest lecture (in English) entitled "E-Health and M-Health interventions for Obesity Prevention" (Bachelor & Master of Public Health), University of Bremen, Bremen

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