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Using different physical activity measurements in eight European countries. Results of the European Physical Activity Surveillance System (EUPASS) time series survey.
OBJECTIVES The European Physical Activity Surveillance System (EUPASS) research project compared several physical activity (PA) measures (including the International Physical Activity Questionnaire… Expand
The importance of policy orientation and environment on physical activity participation--a comparative analysis between Eastern Germany, Western Germany and Finland.
Environmental and policy interventions are seen as boosting physical activity because they are designed to influence large groups. However, they have not been much researched and the evidence on… Expand
Conceptualizing contemporary health lifestyles : Moving beyond Weber
The intent of this article is to move beyond the work of M. Weber and construct a concept of health lifestyles applicable to the current phase of modernity. Beginning with the early twentieth-century… Expand
The interplay of structure and agency in health promotion: integrating a concept of structural change and the policy dimension into a multi-level model and applying it to health promotion principles…
The recent debate in public health about the "inequality paradox" mirrors a long-standing dispute between proponents of structuralist approaches and advocates of action theory. Both views are genuine… Expand
Determinants of health policy impact: a theoretical framework for policy analysis
- A. Ruetten, G. Lueschen, +5 authors J. Zee
- Political Science, Medicine
- Sozial- und Präventivmedizin/Social and…
- 1 October 2003
SummaryThis paper addresses the role of policy and evidence in health promotion. The concept of von Wright’s “logic of events” is introduced and applied to health policy impact analysis.According to… Expand
Physical activity monitoring in Europe. The European Physical Activity Surveillance System (EUPASS) approach and indicator testing.
OBJECTIVES The main objective of this paper is to describe the approach and specific findings of the European Physical Activity Surveillance System (EUPASS) research project. In particular, the… Expand
The cost-effectiveness of physical activity interventions: A systematic review of reviews
- K. Abu-Omar, A. Ruetten, I. Burlacu, V. Schätzlein, Sven Messing, M. Suhrcke
- Psychology, Medicine
- Preventive medicine reports
- 15 August 2017
Background Despite growing recognition of the need to promote physical activity, the existing evidence base on the cost-effectiveness of relevant interventions appears scant and scattered. This… Expand
Policy development and implementation in health promotion--from theory to practice: the ADEPT model.
There is a growing interest among health promotion researchers to better understand and influence the policy process. However, at this point in time, theoretical concepts enabling researchers to do… Expand
[National Recommendations for Physical Activity and Physical Activity Promotion].
lf re d R üt te n & K la us P fe if er ( E ds .) N at io na l R ec om m en da tio ns f or P hy si ca l A ct iv it y an d P hy si ca l A ct iv it y P ro m ot io n The National Recommendations for… Expand
Co-producing active lifestyles as whole-system-approach: theory, intervention and knowledge-to-action implications
- A. Ruetten, A. Frahsa, +6 authors L. Potvin
- Psychology, Medicine
- Health promotion international
- 1 February 2019
Population health interventions tend to lack links to the emerging discourse on interactive knowledge production and exchange. This situation may limit both a better understanding of mechanisms that… Expand