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Selected Publications in April

How can the relationship between digital intervention and physical activity be evaluated? What influence does the weather have on whether study participants show up? Which aspects are missing in physical therapist education? What topics should prevention research address in the future? How does the Puumala orthohantavirus behave indoors? What influence does dietary behavior have on climate change? These are the questions BIPS publications explored in April.

[Translate to Englisch:] Ausgedruckte Publikationen des BIPS

De Santis KK, Jahnel T, Mergenthal L, Zeeb H, Matthias K. Evaluation of digital interventions for physical activity promotion: Protocol for a scoping review. JMIR Research Protocols. 2022;11(3):e35332. https://doi.org/10.2196/35332


Summary: This is a protocol for a scoping review of published reviews. The scoping review aims to investigate evaluation strategies in the context of digital interventions (DIs) for physical activity (PA) promotion.


Peters M, Ratz T, Wichmann F, Lippke S, Voelcker-Rehage C, Pischke CR. Ecological predictors of older adults' participation and retention in a physical activity intervention. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2022;19(6):3190. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19063190


Summary: Response, participation, and dropout data were compared regarding ecological, individual, and study-related variables. Weekly class attendance rates were examined regarding significant weather conditions and holiday periods.


Zander CM, Gerlach J, De Santis KK. Erwartungen an die physiotherapeutische Behandlung - Ergebnisse einer Online-Befragung von in Deutschland lebenden Erwachsenen. Physioscience. 2022; (Epub 2022 Mar 9). https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1609-0486


Summary: According to an online survey, adults in Germany expect advice on health promotion and disease prevention from physiotherapists. Physiotherapy training in Germany should focus on patient education in addition to physiotherapeutic services. 


Zeeb H, Brandes M, Bauer U, Forberger S, Gelius P, Müllmann S, Okan O, Pfeifer K, Renner B, Wright M. Perspektivpapier "Zukunft Präventionsforschung": Koordinierte Forschung zu Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung - Aktuell und in der Zukunft. Das Gesundheitswesen. 2022; (im Druck).


The German research networks for prevention research and health promotion present achievements and desiderata for future research as a discussion stimulus for funders & researchers. It continues the memoranda on prevention research of 2012. 


Princk C, Drewes S, Meyer-Schlinkmann KM, Saathoff M, Binder F, Freise J, Tenner B, Weiss S, Hofmann J, Esser J, Runge M, Jacob J, Ulrich RG, Dreesman J. Cluster of human puumala orthohantavirus infectinons due to indoor exposure? - An interdisciplinary outbreak investigation. Zoonoses and Public Health. 2022; (Epub 2022 Mar 21). https://doi.org/10.1111/zph.12940


Summary: An interdisciplinary outbreak investigation due to indoor exposure of Puumala orthohantavirus was performed. To reveal the origin of hantavirus disease cluster, efforts from human and veterinary medicine, ecology and public health was used.


Koelman L, Huybrechts I, Biesbroek S, van 't Veer P, Schulze MB, Aleksandrova K. Dietary choices impact on greenhouse gas emissions: Determinants and correlates in a sample of adults from Eastern Germany. Sustainability. 2022;14(7):3854. https://doi.org/10.3390/su14073854


Summary: The present study estimated diet-related greenhouse gas emissions (GHGE) and land use (LU) in a sample of adults participating in the EPIC-Potsdam cohort and examined main dietary contributors and a range of determinants of high environmental impact.