Research fellow

Dr. Julian Wienert

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 11/2019 Postdoc at the Leibniz-ScienceCampus Digital Public Health, Research Cluster Evaluation
  • 01/2019 - 03/2019 Postdoc at the Department for Psychology & Methods, Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH
  • 06/2018 - 12/2018 Healthcare Research at the Department for Healthcare Management of the Techniker Krankenkassen
  • 10/2017 - 05/2018 Specialist for Patient Surveys and Patient Reported Outcomes at Scientific Institute of the TK for Benefit and Efficiency in Health Care (WINEG)
  • 01/2015 - 09/2017 Research Associate at the Section for Rehabilitation and Work, Institute of Social Medicine and Epidemiology, University of L├╝beck
  • 04/2014 - 06/2014 Visiting PhD-Student at the Research Group for Lifestyle-Related Disorders, Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS GmbH
  • 01/2014 - 01/2015 Tutor for Applied Prevention and Health Promotion, Apollon Hochschule der Gesundheitswirtschaft GmbH
  • 10/2013 - 09/2014 Scholarship Holder of the Wilhelm-Foundation for Rehabilitation Science
  • 10/2011 - 09/2013 Research Associate, Jacobs Center on Lifelong Learning and Institutional Development, Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH

Research interests

  • Intervention research
  • Implementation science
  • Healthcare research
  • Rehabilitation science
  • Health behavior change



Selected publications

  • Articles with peer-review

  • Hampel P, Stachow R, Wienert J. Psychologische Kennwerte und BMI-SDS bei Jugendlichen mit Adipositas und unterschiedlichen Motivationsstadien in der stationären Rehabilitation. Die Rehabilitation. 2020;59(3):157-165.
  • Riemann-Lorenz K, Wienert J, Streber R, Motl RW, Coote S, Heesen C. Long-term physical activity in people with multiple sclerosis: Exploring expert views on facilitators and barriers. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2020;42(21):3059-3071.
  • Fauser D, Wienert J, Beinert T, Schmielau J, Biester I, Krüger H-U, Presl A, Bethge M. Work-related medical rehabilitation in patients with cancer - Postrehabilitation results from a cluster-randomized multicenter trial. Cancer. 2019;125(15):2666-2674.
  • Fauser D, Wienert J, Zomorodbakhsch B, Schmielau J, Biester I, Krüger H-U, Presl A, Bethge M. Work-related medical rehabilitation in cancer: A cluster-randomized multicenter study. Deutsches Ärzteblatt International. 2019;116(35-36):592-599.
  • Gellert P, Wienert J, Ziegelmann JP, Kuhlmey A. Profiles of physical activity biographies in relation to life and aging satisfaction in older adults: Longitudinal findings. European Review of Aging and Physical Activity. 2019;16:14.
  • Lippke S, Wienert J, Keller FM, Derksen C, Welp A, Kötting L, Hofreuter-Gätgens K, Müller H, Louwen F, Weigand M, Ernst K, Kraft K, Reister F, Polasik A, Huener nee Seemann B, Jennewein L, Scholz C, Hannawa A. Communication and patient safety in gynecology and obstetrics - Study protocol of an intervention study. BMC Health Services Research. 2019;19:908.
  • Schwarz B, Wienert J, Bethge M. Development and implementation of work-related medical rehabilitation in cancer patients using organizational ethnography and action research methodology. International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health. 2019;32(2):217-228.
  • Wienert J. Understanding health information technologies as complex interventions with the need for thorough implementation and monitoring to sustain patient safety. Frontiers in ICT. 2019;6:9.
  • Wienert J, Bethge M. Medizinisch-beruflich orientierte Rehabilitation für onkologische Rehabilitanden – Kurzfristige Ergebnisse einer clusterrandomisierten Multicenterstudie. Die Rehabilitation. 2019;58(3):181-190.
  • Wienert J, Bethge M. Preferences and willingness to wait for a work-related medical rehabilitation program amongst participants in cancer rehabilitation. PRM+ Journal of Quantitative Research in Rehabilitation Medicine. 2019;2(2):29-34.
  • Duan YP, Liang W, Guo L, Wienert J, Si GY, Lippke S. Evaluation of a web-based intervention for multiple health behavior changes in patients with coronary heart disease in home-based rehabilitation: Pilot randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2018;20(11):e12052.
  • Storm V, Reinwand D, Wienert J, Tan SL, Lippke S. The mediating role of perceived social support between physical activity habit strength and depressive symptoms in people seeking to decrease their cardiovascular risk: Cross-sectional study. Journal of Medical Internet Research: Mental Health. 2018;5(4):e11124.
  • Tan SL, Storm V, Reinwand D, Wienert J, De Vries H, Lippke S. Understanding the positive associations of sleep, physical activity, fruit and vegetable intake as predictors of quality of life and subjective health across age groups: A theory-based, cross-sectional web-based study. Frontiers in Psychology. 2018;9:977.
  • Wienert J, Kuhlmann T, Storm V, Reinwand D, Lippke S. Latent user groups of an eHealth physical activity behaviour change intervention for people interested in reducing their cardiovascular risk. Research in Sports Medicine. 2018;27(1):34-49.
  • Duan YP, Wienert J, Hu C, Si GY, Lippke S. Web-based intervention for physical activity and fruit and vegetable intake among Chinese university students: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2017;19(4):e106.
  • Storm V, Reinwand D, Wienert J, Kuhlmann T, De Vries H, Lippke S. Brief report: Compensatory health beliefs are negatively associated with intentions for regular fruit and vegetable consumption when self-efficacy is low. Journal of Health Psychology. 2017;22(8):1094-1100.
  • Storm V, Reinwand D, Wienert J, Lippke S. Quality of life and stages of behavioural change for physical activity in people motivated to reduce their cardiovascular risk. Journal of Happiness & Well-Being. 2017;5(1):122-133.
  • Wienert J, Gellert P, Lippke S. Physical activity across the life-span: Does feeling physically younger help you to plan physical activities? Journal of Health Psychology. 2017;22(3):324-335.
  • Wienert J, Kuhlmann T, Fink S, Hambrecht R, Lippke S. Motivational and volitional correlates of physical activity in participants reporting no, past, and current hypertension: Findings from a cross-sectional observation study. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 2017;24(6):908-914.
  • Wienert J, Kuhlmann T, Fink S, Hambrecht R, Lippke S. Subjective age and planning strategies for health behavior change: A domain-specific example for physical activity. International Journal of Sport Psychology. 2017;48(4):448-458.
  • Wienert J, Spanier K, Radoschewski FM, Bethge M. Work ability, effort-reward imbalance and disability pension claims. Occupational Medicine. 2017;67(9):696-702.
  • Kuhlmann T, Reips U-D, Wienert J, Lippke S. Using visual analogue scales in eHealth: Non-response effects in a lifestyle intervention. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2016;18(6):e126.
  • Reinwand D, Crutzen R, Storm V, Wienert J, Kuhlmann T, De Vries H, Lippke S. Generating and predicting high quality action plans to facilitate physical activity and fruit and vegetable consumption: Results from an experimental arm of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2016;16:317.
  • Storm V, Dörenkämper J, Reinwand D, Wienert J, De Vries H, Lippke S. Effectiveness of a web-based computer-tailored multiple-lifestyle intervention for people interested in reducing their cardiovascular risk: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2016;18(4):e78.
  • Wienert J, Kuhlmann T, Fink S, Hambrecht R, Lippke S. Testing principle working mechanisms of the health action process approach for subjective physical age groups. Research in Sports Medicine. 2016;24(1):67-83.
  • Wienert J, Schwarz B, Bethge M. Effectiveness of work-related medical rehabilitation in cancer patients: Study protocol of a cluster-randomized multicenter trial. BMC Cancer. 2016;16:544.
  • Lippke S, Wienert J, Kuhlmann T, Fink S, Hambrecht R. Perceived stress, physical activity and motivation: Findings from an internet study. Annals of Sports Medicine and Research. 2015;2(1):1012.
  • Wienert J, Kuhlmann T. A stitch in time saves nine: Things to consider when tailoring your online intervention. The European Health Psychologist. 2015;17(1):12-17.
  • Wienert J, Kuhlmann T, Lippke S. Direct effects of a domain specific subjective age measure on self-reported physical activity - Is it more important how old you are or how old you feel? Health Psychology Report. 2015;3(2):131-139.
  • Whittal A, Wienert J, Lippke S. Effects of additional yoga, meditation and homework: A randomized controlled trial evaluating sleep problems with a university student sample. British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science. 2014;4(12):1687-1702.
  • Reinwand D, Kuhlmann T, Wienert J, De Vries H, Lippke S. Designing a theory- and evidence-based tailored eHealth rehabilitation aftercare program in Germany and the Netherlands: Study protocol. BMC Public Health. 2013;13:1081.
  • Contributions to books and proceedings

  • Wienert J, Müller H. Die digitale Transformation des Gesundheitswesens: Erfordernisse zum Ausbau der Patientensicherheit. In: Loth J, Hager L, editors. Patient & Sicherheit: Neue Chancen durch Kompetenz und Kommunikation im Behandlungsprozess. Heidelberg: medhochzwei. 2019. S. 99-114.
  • Lippke S, Richert J, Wienert J, Ziegelmann JP, Petermann F. Stadienpassende Steigerung der Compliance. In: Petermann F, Ehlebracht-König I, editors. Patientenmotivation und Compliance. 2. Auflage. Regensburg: Roderer. 2011. S. 137-154.

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Prizes and awards

  • Travel Grant
    Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) (2018)
  • Travel Grant
    European Health Psychology Society (EHPS) (2014)
  • Scholarship
    Wilhelm-Foundation for Rehabilitation Science (2013)


Productive Academic Writing (Leibniz ScienceCampus Digital Public Health, SS2020)
Health sociology/ -psychology (Jade Hochschule, SS2020)

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