Dr Hidde Van Der Ploeg

Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Public Health, School of Public Health

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Research interests

Research in physical activity and health. Main interests are interventions studies in populations with chronic disease, measurement of physical activity, secondary analyses of population-based datasets, and environmental aspects of physical activity behaviour.

Selected grants

2014

  • Affordable technology to improve physical activity levels and mobility outcomes in rehabilitation; Sherrington C, Lindley R, Crotty M, McCluskey M, Van Der Ploeg H, Smith S, Schurr K; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2012

  • Objective Measurement of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviours across Twelve NHMRC Funded Studies; Baur L, Van Der Ploeg H, Tiedemann A, Vardy J, Dhillon H, Maher C, Lin C, Chau J, Hardy L, Rissel C, Latimer J, Moseley A, Bauman A; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

2009

  • Phase III Study of the impact of a physical activity program on disease-free survival for early colon cancer; Vardy J, Zalcberg J, Dhillon H, Van Der Ploeg H, Courneya K, Meyer R; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • The impact of physical activity on quality of life in thoracic cancer patients; Vardy J, Dhillon H, Van Der Ploeg H, Clarke S, Boyer M, Bauman A; Lance Armstrong Foundation/Young Investigator Grant.
  • CHALLENGE: Colon Health and Life Long Exercise Change; Courneya K, Vardy J, Meyer R, Dhillon H, Van Der Ploeg H, Zalcberg J; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project: Large Scale Clinical Trial Grant.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Van Der Ploeg, H. (2005). Promoting physical activity in the rehabilitation setting. Ponsen and Looijen: Wageningen Academic Publishers.

Book Chapters

  • Gebel, K., Van Der Ploeg, H., Fiatarone Singh, M., Bauman, A. (2012). The role of physical activity in the prevention and treatment of diabetes. In Louise A. Baur, Stephen M. Twigg, Roger S.Magnusson (Eds.), A Modern Epidemic: Expert Perspectives on Obesity and Diabetes, (pp. 275-299). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Bauman, A. (2008). Thirty minutes of exercise is it sufficient for better health? In Taylor N.A.S., Groeller H. (Eds.), Physiological Bases of Human Performance During Work and Exercise, (pp. 309-312). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

Journals

  • Hebden, L., Cook, A., Van Der Ploeg, H., King, L., Bauman, A., Allman-Farinelli, M. (2014). A mobile health intervention for weight management among young adults: a pilot randomised controlled trial. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 27(4), 322-323. [More Information]
  • Chau, J., Grunseit, A., Midthjell, K., Holmen, J., Holmen, T., Bauman, A., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2014). Cross-sectional associations of total sitting and leisure screen time with cardiometabolic risk in adults. Results from the HUNT Study, Norway. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 17(1), 78-84. [More Information]
  • Lante, K., Stancliffe, R., Davis, G., Bauman, A., Jan, S., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2014). Functional walking capacity following participation in a physical activity and exercise intervention [Abstract]. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 326. [More Information]
  • Merom, D., Delbaere, K., Cumming, R., Voukelatos, A., Rissel, C., Van Der Ploeg, H., Lord, S. (2014). Incidental and planned exercise questionnaire for seniors: validity and responsiveness. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46(5), 947-954. [More Information]
  • Stancliffe, R., Lante, K., Davis, G., Bauman, A., Jan, S., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2014). Psychosocial outcomes following participation in a physical activity and exercise intervention. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 326. [More Information]
  • Hassett, L., Moseley, A., Harmer, A., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2014). The Reliability, Validity, and Feasibility of Physical Activity Measurement in Adults With Traumatic Brain Injury: An Observational Study. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, Article in Press.
  • Grunseit, A., Chau, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., Bauman, A. (2013). "Thinking on your feet": A qualitative evaluation of sit-stand desks in an Australian workplace. BMC Public Health, 13(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Chau, J., Grunseit, A., Chey, T., Stamatakis, E., Brown, W., Matthews, C., Bauman, A., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2013). Daily Sitting Time and All-Cause Mortality: A Meta-Analysis. PLoS One, 8(11), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Engelen, L., Bundy, A., Naughton, G., Simpson, J., Bauman, A., Ragen, J., Baur, L., Wyver, S., Tranter, P., Niehues, A., Perry, G., Jessup, G., Van Der Ploeg, H., et al (2013). Increasing physical activity in young primary school children - it's child's play: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Preventive Medicine, 56(5), 319-325. [More Information]
  • Trang, N., Hong, T., Van Der Ploeg, H., Hardy, L., Kelly, P., Dibley, M. (2013). Longitudinal sedentary behavior changes in adolescents in Ho Chi Minh City. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 44(3), 223-230. [More Information]
  • Petrunoff, N., Xu, H., Rissel, C., Wen, L., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2013). Measuring Workplace Travel Behaviour: Validity and Reliability of Survey Questions. Journal of Environmental and Public Health, 2013, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Venugopal, K., Chau, J., van Poppel, M., Breeveld, K., Merom, D., Bauman, A. (2013). Non-occupational sedentary behaviors: population changes in The Netherlands, 1975-2005. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 44(4), 382-387. [More Information]
  • Bennie, J., Chau, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., Stamatakis, E., Do, A., Bauman, A. (2013). The prevalence and correlates of sitting in European adults - a comparison of 32 Eurobarometer-participating countries. The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 10(1), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Chau, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., Merom, D., Chey, T., Bauman, A. (2012). Cross-sectional associations between occupational and leisure-time sitting, physical activity and obesity in working adults. Preventive Medicine, 54(3-4), 195-200. [More Information]
  • Hebden, L., Cook, A., Van Der Ploeg, H., Allman-Farinelli, M. (2012). Development of Smartphone Applications for Nutrition and Physical Activity Behaviour Change. JMIR Research Protocols, 1(2), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Reinhardt, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., Grzegrzulka, R., Timperley, J. (2012). lmplementing lifestyle change through phone-based motivational interviewing in rural-based women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 23(1), 5-9. [More Information]
  • Trang, N., Hong, T., Van Der Ploeg, H., Hardy, L., Kelly, P., Dibley, M. (2012). Longitudinal Physical Activity Changes In Adolescents: Ho Chi Minh City Youth Cohort. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 44(8), 1481-1489. [More Information]
  • Hassett, L., Van Der Ploeg, H., Moseley, A., Harmer, A. (2012). People with traumatic brain injury are physically inactive and have reduced cardiorespiratory fitness. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 15(6 (December 2012 Supplement)), 94.
  • Merom, D., Pye, V., Macniven, R., Van Der Ploeg, H., Milat, A., Sherrington, C., Lord, S., Bauman, A. (2012). Prevalence and correlates of participation in fall prevention exercise/physical activity by older adults. Preventive Medicine, 55(6), 613-617. [More Information]
  • Sugiyama, T., Merom, D., Van Der Ploeg, H., Corpuz, G., Bauman, A., Owen, N. (2012). Prolonged sitting in cars: Prevalence, socio-demographic variations, and trends. Preventive Medicine, 55(4), 315-318. [More Information]
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Chey, T., Korda, R., Banks, E., Bauman, A. (2012). Sitting time and all-cause mortality risk in 222 497 Australian adults. Archives of Internal Medicine, 172(6), 494-500. [More Information]
  • Chau, J., Merom, D., Grunseit, A., Rissel, C., Bauman, A., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2012). Temporal trends in non-occupational sedentary behaviours from Australian Time Use Surveys 1992, 1997 and 2006. The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9(19 June 2012), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Dhillon, H., Van Der Ploeg, H., Bell, M., Boyer, M., Clarke, S., Vardy, J. (2012). The impact of physical activity on fatigue and quality of life in lung cancer patients: A randomised controlled trial protocol. BMC Cancer, 12, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Kelly, A., Arjunan, P., Van Der Ploeg, H., Rissel, C., Borg, J., Wen, L. (2012). The implementation of a pilot playground markings project in four Australian primary schools. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 23(3), 183-187. [More Information]
  • Hassett, L., Moseley, A., Harmer, A., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2012). The measurement of physical inactivity and reduced cardiorespiratory fitness in adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 26(6), 779.
  • Hong, T., Trang, N., Van Der Ploeg, H., Hardy, L., Dibley, M. (2012). Validity and reliability of a physical activity questionnaire for Vietnamese adolescents. The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9, 1-7. [More Information]
  • Chau, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., Dunn, S., Kurko, J., Bauman, A. (2012). Validity of the Occupational Sitting and Physical Activity Questionnaire. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 44(1), 118-125. [More Information]
  • Cheung, N., Smith, B., Van Der Ploeg, H., Cinnadaio, N., Bauman, A. (2011). A pilot structured behavioural intervention trial to increase physical activity among women with recent gestational diabetes. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 92(1), e27-e29. [More Information]
  • Chau, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., Dunn, S., Kurko, J., Bauman, A. (2011). A tool for measuring workers' sitting time by domain: the Workforce Sitting Questionnaire. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(15), 1216-1222. [More Information]
  • Rosenbaum, S., Nguyen, D., Lenehan, T., Tiedemann, A., Van Der Ploeg, H., Sherrington, C. (2011). Exercise augmentation compared to usual care for post traumatic stress disorder: A randomised controlled trial (The REAP study: Randomised Exercise Augmentation for PTSD). BMC Psychiatry, 11, Article no. 115 - 1-Article no. 115 - 7. [More Information]
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., van Poppel, M., Chey, T., Bauman, A., Brown, W. (2011). The role of pre-pregnancy physical activity and sedentary behaviour in the development of gestational diabetes mellitus. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 14(2), 149-152. [More Information]
  • Wen, L., Van Der Ploeg, H., Kite, J., Cashmore, A., Rissel, C. (2010). A validation study of assessing physical activity and sedentary behavior in children aged 3 to 5 years. Pediatric Exercise Science, 22(3), 408-420. [More Information]
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Merom, D., Chau, J., Bittman, M., Trost, S., Bauman, A. (2010). Advances in population surveillance for physical activity and sedentary behavior: reliability and validity of time use surveys. American Journal of Epidemiology, 172(10), 1199-1206. [More Information]
  • Chau, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., van Uffelen, J., Wong, J., Riphagen, I., Healy, G., Gibson, N., Dunstan, D., Bauman, A., Owen, N., et al (2010). Are workplace interventions to reduce sitting effective? A systematic review. Preventive Medicine, 51(5), 352-356. [More Information]
  • Nguyen, T., Tang, H., Kelly, P., Van Der Ploeg, H., Dibley, M. (2010). Association between physical activity and metabolic syndrome: a cross sectional survey in adolescents in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. BMC Public Health, 10(141), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Razee, H., Van Der Ploeg, H., Blignault, I., Smith, B., Bauman, A., McLean, M., Cheung, N. (2010). Beliefs, barriers, social support, and environmental influences related to diabetes risk behaviours among women with a history of gestational diabetes. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 21(2), 130-137. [More Information]
  • Brown, W., van Uffelen, J., Proper, K., Chau, J., Burton, N., Gilson, N., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2010). Is Too Much Sitting Really Bad for Health and What Can Be Done About It? Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 7(3), S319-S320.
  • van Uffelen, J., Wong, J., Chau, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., Riphagen, I., Gilson, N., Burton, N., Healy, G., Thorp, A., Clark, B., Bauman, A., et al (2010). Occupational sitting and health risks: a systematic review. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 39(4), 379-388. [More Information]
  • Shirley, D., Van Der Ploeg, H., Bauman, A. (2010). Physical Activity Promotion in the Physical Therapy Setting: Perspectives From Practitioners and Students. Physical Therapy, 90(9), 1311-1322. [More Information]
  • Merom, D., Van Der Ploeg, H., Corpuz, G., Bauman, A. (2010). Public Health Perspectives on Household Travel Surveys Active Travel Between 1997 and 2007. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 39(2), 113-121. [More Information]
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Tudor-Locke, C., Marshall, A., Craig, C., Hagströmer, M., Sjöström, M., Bauman, A. (2010). Reliability and Validity of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire for Assessing Waking. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 81(1), 97-101. [More Information]
  • Buffart, L., Van Der Ploeg, H., Smith, B., Kurko, J., King, L., Bauman, A. (2009). General practitioners perceptions and practices of physical activity counselling: changes over the past 10 years. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 43(14), 1149-1153. [More Information]
  • Cust, A., Armstrong, B., Smith, B., Chau, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., Bauman, A. (2009). Self-Reported Confidence in Recall as a Predictor of Validity and Repeatability of Physical Activity Questionnaire Data. Epidemiology, 20(3), 433-441. [More Information]
  • Trinh, T., Nguyen, N., Van Der Ploeg, H., Dibley, M., Bauman, A. (2009). Test-retest repeatability and relative validity of the Global Physical Activity Questionnaire in a developing country context. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 6(suppl 1), S46-S53. [More Information]
  • Buffart, L., Allman-Farinelli, M., King, L., Van Der Ploeg, H., Smith, B., Kurko, J., Bauman, A. (2008). Are general practitioners ready and willing to tackle obesity management? Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, 2, 189-194.
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Buffart, L., Bauman, A. (2008). Encouraging physical activity--five steps for GPs. Australian Family Physician, 37, 24-28. [More Information]
  • Merom, D., Miller, Y., Van Der Ploeg, H., Bauman, A. (2008). Predictors of initiating and maintaining active commuting to work using transport and public health perspectives in Australia. Preventive Medicine, 47(3), 342-346. [More Information]
  • Anna, V., Huxley, R., Van Der Ploeg, H., Bauman, A., Cheung, N. (2008). Sociodemographic correlates of the increasing trend in prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus in a large population of women between 1995 and 2005. Diabetes Care, 31(12), 2288-2293. [More Information]
  • Buffart, L., Van Der Ploeg, H., Bauman, A., Van Asbeck, F., Stam, H., Roebroeck, M., van den Berg-Emons, R. (2008). Sports participation in adolescents and young adults with myelomeningocele and its role in total physical activity behaviour and fitness. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 40(9), 702-708.
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Streppel, K., van der Beek, A., van der Woude, L., van Harten, W., van Mechelen, W. (2008). Underlying Mechanisms of Improving Physical Activity Behavior after Rehabilitation. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 15, 101-108. [More Information]
  • Cust, A., Smith, B., Chau, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., Friedenreich, C., Armstrong, B., Bauman, A. (2008). Validity and repeatability of the EPIC physical activity questionnaire: a validation study using accelerometers as an objective measure. The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 5, 33-1-33-13. [More Information]
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Smith, B., Stubbs, T., Vita, P., Holford, R., Bauman, A. (2007). Physical activity promotion: Are family physicians getting the message? Australian Family Physician, 36(10), 871-874. [More Information]
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Streppel, K., van der Beek, A., van der Woude, L., Vollenbroek-Hutten, M., van Harten, W., van Mechelen, W. (2007). Successfully improving physical activity behavior after rehabilitation. American Journal of Health Promotion, 21(3), 153-159.
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Smith, B., Stubbs, T., Vita, P., Holford, R., Bauman, A. (2007). The Physical Activity Scale for Individuals with Physical Disabilities: Test-Retest Reliability and Comparison with an Accelerometer. Australian Family Physician, 36(10), 871-874. [More Information]
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Merom, D., Corpuz, G., Bauman, A. (2007). Trends in Australian children traveling to school 1971-2003: Burning petrol or carbohydrates? Preventive Medicine, Published online 7 June 2007(46 (1)), 60-62. [More Information]
  • Tudor-Locke, C., Van Der Ploeg, H., Bowles, H., Bittman, M., Fisher, K., Merom, D., Gershuny, J., Bauman, A., Egerton, M. (2007). Walking behaviours from the 1965-2003 American Heritage Time Use Study (AHTUS). The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 4(doi:10.1186/1479-5868-4-45), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Streppel, K., van der Beek, A., van der Woude, L., Vollenbroek-Hutten, M., van Harten, W., van Mechelen, W. (2006). Counselling increases physical activity behaviour nine weeks after rehabilitation. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 40(3), 223-229.
  • Bauman, A., Van Der Ploeg, H., Chey, T., Sholler, G. (2006). The hazards of watching football--are Australians at risk? Medical Journal of Australia, 185(11/12), 684-686. [More Information]
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., van der Beek, A., van der Woude, L., van Mechelen, W. (2004). Physical activity for people with a disability: A conceptual model. Sports Medicine: reviews of applied medicine and science in sport and exercise, 34(10), 639-649.

Conferences

  • Lante, K., Stancliffe, R., Davis, G., Bauman, A., Jan, S., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2014). Functional walking capacity following participation in a physical activity and exercise intervention. IASSIDD-Europe Conference, Vienna: IASSIDD-Europe Conference.
  • Stancliffe, R., Lante, K., Davis, G., Bauman, A., Jan, S., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2014). Psychosocial outcomes following participation in a physical activity and exercise intervention. IASSIDD-Europe Conference, Vienna: IASSIDD-Europe Conference.
  • Lante, K., Davis, G., Stancliffe, R., Bauman, A., Jan, S., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2012). Aerobic fitness, functional exercise capacity and muscle strength of adults with intellectual disability. 4th International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health.
  • Stancliffe, R., Davis, G., Bauman, A., Jan, S., Van Der Ploeg, H., Lante, K. (2012). Randomised controlled trial protocol: Physical activity and exercise in adults with intellectual disability. 4th International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health.
  • Lowres, N., Redfern, J., Freedman, B., Van Der Ploeg, H., Bauman, A., Neubeck, A. (2012). Validity of a modified Active Australia Survey in a cardiovascular secondary prevention population. 22nd Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association (ACRA) Annual Conference 2012, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

2014

  • Hebden, L., Cook, A., Van Der Ploeg, H., King, L., Bauman, A., Allman-Farinelli, M. (2014). A mobile health intervention for weight management among young adults: a pilot randomised controlled trial. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 27(4), 322-323. [More Information]
  • Chau, J., Grunseit, A., Midthjell, K., Holmen, J., Holmen, T., Bauman, A., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2014). Cross-sectional associations of total sitting and leisure screen time with cardiometabolic risk in adults. Results from the HUNT Study, Norway. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 17(1), 78-84. [More Information]
  • Lante, K., Stancliffe, R., Davis, G., Bauman, A., Jan, S., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2014). Functional walking capacity following participation in a physical activity and exercise intervention. IASSIDD-Europe Conference, Vienna: IASSIDD-Europe Conference.
  • Lante, K., Stancliffe, R., Davis, G., Bauman, A., Jan, S., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2014). Functional walking capacity following participation in a physical activity and exercise intervention [Abstract]. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 326. [More Information]
  • Merom, D., Delbaere, K., Cumming, R., Voukelatos, A., Rissel, C., Van Der Ploeg, H., Lord, S. (2014). Incidental and planned exercise questionnaire for seniors: validity and responsiveness. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46(5), 947-954. [More Information]
  • Stancliffe, R., Lante, K., Davis, G., Bauman, A., Jan, S., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2014). Psychosocial outcomes following participation in a physical activity and exercise intervention. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 326. [More Information]
  • Stancliffe, R., Lante, K., Davis, G., Bauman, A., Jan, S., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2014). Psychosocial outcomes following participation in a physical activity and exercise intervention. IASSIDD-Europe Conference, Vienna: IASSIDD-Europe Conference.
  • Hassett, L., Moseley, A., Harmer, A., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2014). The Reliability, Validity, and Feasibility of Physical Activity Measurement in Adults With Traumatic Brain Injury: An Observational Study. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, Article in Press.

2013

  • Grunseit, A., Chau, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., Bauman, A. (2013). "Thinking on your feet": A qualitative evaluation of sit-stand desks in an Australian workplace. BMC Public Health, 13(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Chau, J., Grunseit, A., Chey, T., Stamatakis, E., Brown, W., Matthews, C., Bauman, A., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2013). Daily Sitting Time and All-Cause Mortality: A Meta-Analysis. PLoS One, 8(11), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Engelen, L., Bundy, A., Naughton, G., Simpson, J., Bauman, A., Ragen, J., Baur, L., Wyver, S., Tranter, P., Niehues, A., Perry, G., Jessup, G., Van Der Ploeg, H., et al (2013). Increasing physical activity in young primary school children - it's child's play: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Preventive Medicine, 56(5), 319-325. [More Information]
  • Trang, N., Hong, T., Van Der Ploeg, H., Hardy, L., Kelly, P., Dibley, M. (2013). Longitudinal sedentary behavior changes in adolescents in Ho Chi Minh City. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 44(3), 223-230. [More Information]
  • Petrunoff, N., Xu, H., Rissel, C., Wen, L., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2013). Measuring Workplace Travel Behaviour: Validity and Reliability of Survey Questions. Journal of Environmental and Public Health, 2013, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Venugopal, K., Chau, J., van Poppel, M., Breeveld, K., Merom, D., Bauman, A. (2013). Non-occupational sedentary behaviors: population changes in The Netherlands, 1975-2005. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 44(4), 382-387. [More Information]
  • Bennie, J., Chau, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., Stamatakis, E., Do, A., Bauman, A. (2013). The prevalence and correlates of sitting in European adults - a comparison of 32 Eurobarometer-participating countries. The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 10(1), 1-13. [More Information]

2012

  • Lante, K., Davis, G., Stancliffe, R., Bauman, A., Jan, S., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2012). Aerobic fitness, functional exercise capacity and muscle strength of adults with intellectual disability. 4th International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health.
  • Chau, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., Merom, D., Chey, T., Bauman, A. (2012). Cross-sectional associations between occupational and leisure-time sitting, physical activity and obesity in working adults. Preventive Medicine, 54(3-4), 195-200. [More Information]
  • Hebden, L., Cook, A., Van Der Ploeg, H., Allman-Farinelli, M. (2012). Development of Smartphone Applications for Nutrition and Physical Activity Behaviour Change. JMIR Research Protocols, 1(2), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Reinhardt, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., Grzegrzulka, R., Timperley, J. (2012). lmplementing lifestyle change through phone-based motivational interviewing in rural-based women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 23(1), 5-9. [More Information]
  • Trang, N., Hong, T., Van Der Ploeg, H., Hardy, L., Kelly, P., Dibley, M. (2012). Longitudinal Physical Activity Changes In Adolescents: Ho Chi Minh City Youth Cohort. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 44(8), 1481-1489. [More Information]
  • Hassett, L., Van Der Ploeg, H., Moseley, A., Harmer, A. (2012). People with traumatic brain injury are physically inactive and have reduced cardiorespiratory fitness. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 15(6 (December 2012 Supplement)), 94.
  • Merom, D., Pye, V., Macniven, R., Van Der Ploeg, H., Milat, A., Sherrington, C., Lord, S., Bauman, A. (2012). Prevalence and correlates of participation in fall prevention exercise/physical activity by older adults. Preventive Medicine, 55(6), 613-617. [More Information]
  • Sugiyama, T., Merom, D., Van Der Ploeg, H., Corpuz, G., Bauman, A., Owen, N. (2012). Prolonged sitting in cars: Prevalence, socio-demographic variations, and trends. Preventive Medicine, 55(4), 315-318. [More Information]
  • Stancliffe, R., Davis, G., Bauman, A., Jan, S., Van Der Ploeg, H., Lante, K. (2012). Randomised controlled trial protocol: Physical activity and exercise in adults with intellectual disability. 4th International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health.
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Chey, T., Korda, R., Banks, E., Bauman, A. (2012). Sitting time and all-cause mortality risk in 222 497 Australian adults. Archives of Internal Medicine, 172(6), 494-500. [More Information]
  • Chau, J., Merom, D., Grunseit, A., Rissel, C., Bauman, A., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2012). Temporal trends in non-occupational sedentary behaviours from Australian Time Use Surveys 1992, 1997 and 2006. The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9(19 June 2012), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Dhillon, H., Van Der Ploeg, H., Bell, M., Boyer, M., Clarke, S., Vardy, J. (2012). The impact of physical activity on fatigue and quality of life in lung cancer patients: A randomised controlled trial protocol. BMC Cancer, 12, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Kelly, A., Arjunan, P., Van Der Ploeg, H., Rissel, C., Borg, J., Wen, L. (2012). The implementation of a pilot playground markings project in four Australian primary schools. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 23(3), 183-187. [More Information]
  • Hassett, L., Moseley, A., Harmer, A., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2012). The measurement of physical inactivity and reduced cardiorespiratory fitness in adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 26(6), 779.
  • Gebel, K., Van Der Ploeg, H., Fiatarone Singh, M., Bauman, A. (2012). The role of physical activity in the prevention and treatment of diabetes. In Louise A. Baur, Stephen M. Twigg, Roger S.Magnusson (Eds.), A Modern Epidemic: Expert Perspectives on Obesity and Diabetes, (pp. 275-299). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Hong, T., Trang, N., Van Der Ploeg, H., Hardy, L., Dibley, M. (2012). Validity and reliability of a physical activity questionnaire for Vietnamese adolescents. The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9, 1-7. [More Information]
  • Lowres, N., Redfern, J., Freedman, B., Van Der Ploeg, H., Bauman, A., Neubeck, A. (2012). Validity of a modified Active Australia Survey in a cardiovascular secondary prevention population. 22nd Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association (ACRA) Annual Conference 2012, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
  • Chau, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., Dunn, S., Kurko, J., Bauman, A. (2012). Validity of the Occupational Sitting and Physical Activity Questionnaire. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 44(1), 118-125. [More Information]

2011

  • Cheung, N., Smith, B., Van Der Ploeg, H., Cinnadaio, N., Bauman, A. (2011). A pilot structured behavioural intervention trial to increase physical activity among women with recent gestational diabetes. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 92(1), e27-e29. [More Information]
  • Chau, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., Dunn, S., Kurko, J., Bauman, A. (2011). A tool for measuring workers' sitting time by domain: the Workforce Sitting Questionnaire. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(15), 1216-1222. [More Information]
  • Rosenbaum, S., Nguyen, D., Lenehan, T., Tiedemann, A., Van Der Ploeg, H., Sherrington, C. (2011). Exercise augmentation compared to usual care for post traumatic stress disorder: A randomised controlled trial (The REAP study: Randomised Exercise Augmentation for PTSD). BMC Psychiatry, 11, Article no. 115 - 1-Article no. 115 - 7. [More Information]
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., van Poppel, M., Chey, T., Bauman, A., Brown, W. (2011). The role of pre-pregnancy physical activity and sedentary behaviour in the development of gestational diabetes mellitus. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 14(2), 149-152. [More Information]

2010

  • Wen, L., Van Der Ploeg, H., Kite, J., Cashmore, A., Rissel, C. (2010). A validation study of assessing physical activity and sedentary behavior in children aged 3 to 5 years. Pediatric Exercise Science, 22(3), 408-420. [More Information]
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Merom, D., Chau, J., Bittman, M., Trost, S., Bauman, A. (2010). Advances in population surveillance for physical activity and sedentary behavior: reliability and validity of time use surveys. American Journal of Epidemiology, 172(10), 1199-1206. [More Information]
  • Chau, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., van Uffelen, J., Wong, J., Riphagen, I., Healy, G., Gibson, N., Dunstan, D., Bauman, A., Owen, N., et al (2010). Are workplace interventions to reduce sitting effective? A systematic review. Preventive Medicine, 51(5), 352-356. [More Information]
  • Nguyen, T., Tang, H., Kelly, P., Van Der Ploeg, H., Dibley, M. (2010). Association between physical activity and metabolic syndrome: a cross sectional survey in adolescents in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. BMC Public Health, 10(141), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Razee, H., Van Der Ploeg, H., Blignault, I., Smith, B., Bauman, A., McLean, M., Cheung, N. (2010). Beliefs, barriers, social support, and environmental influences related to diabetes risk behaviours among women with a history of gestational diabetes. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 21(2), 130-137. [More Information]
  • Brown, W., van Uffelen, J., Proper, K., Chau, J., Burton, N., Gilson, N., Van Der Ploeg, H. (2010). Is Too Much Sitting Really Bad for Health and What Can Be Done About It? Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 7(3), S319-S320.
  • van Uffelen, J., Wong, J., Chau, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., Riphagen, I., Gilson, N., Burton, N., Healy, G., Thorp, A., Clark, B., Bauman, A., et al (2010). Occupational sitting and health risks: a systematic review. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 39(4), 379-388. [More Information]
  • Shirley, D., Van Der Ploeg, H., Bauman, A. (2010). Physical Activity Promotion in the Physical Therapy Setting: Perspectives From Practitioners and Students. Physical Therapy, 90(9), 1311-1322. [More Information]
  • Merom, D., Van Der Ploeg, H., Corpuz, G., Bauman, A. (2010). Public Health Perspectives on Household Travel Surveys Active Travel Between 1997 and 2007. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 39(2), 113-121. [More Information]
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Tudor-Locke, C., Marshall, A., Craig, C., Hagströmer, M., Sjöström, M., Bauman, A. (2010). Reliability and Validity of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire for Assessing Waking. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 81(1), 97-101. [More Information]

2009

  • Buffart, L., Van Der Ploeg, H., Smith, B., Kurko, J., King, L., Bauman, A. (2009). General practitioners perceptions and practices of physical activity counselling: changes over the past 10 years. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 43(14), 1149-1153. [More Information]
  • Cust, A., Armstrong, B., Smith, B., Chau, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., Bauman, A. (2009). Self-Reported Confidence in Recall as a Predictor of Validity and Repeatability of Physical Activity Questionnaire Data. Epidemiology, 20(3), 433-441. [More Information]
  • Trinh, T., Nguyen, N., Van Der Ploeg, H., Dibley, M., Bauman, A. (2009). Test-retest repeatability and relative validity of the Global Physical Activity Questionnaire in a developing country context. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 6(suppl 1), S46-S53. [More Information]

2008

  • Buffart, L., Allman-Farinelli, M., King, L., Van Der Ploeg, H., Smith, B., Kurko, J., Bauman, A. (2008). Are general practitioners ready and willing to tackle obesity management? Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, 2, 189-194.
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Buffart, L., Bauman, A. (2008). Encouraging physical activity--five steps for GPs. Australian Family Physician, 37, 24-28. [More Information]
  • Merom, D., Miller, Y., Van Der Ploeg, H., Bauman, A. (2008). Predictors of initiating and maintaining active commuting to work using transport and public health perspectives in Australia. Preventive Medicine, 47(3), 342-346. [More Information]
  • Anna, V., Huxley, R., Van Der Ploeg, H., Bauman, A., Cheung, N. (2008). Sociodemographic correlates of the increasing trend in prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus in a large population of women between 1995 and 2005. Diabetes Care, 31(12), 2288-2293. [More Information]
  • Buffart, L., Van Der Ploeg, H., Bauman, A., Van Asbeck, F., Stam, H., Roebroeck, M., van den Berg-Emons, R. (2008). Sports participation in adolescents and young adults with myelomeningocele and its role in total physical activity behaviour and fitness. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 40(9), 702-708.
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Bauman, A. (2008). Thirty minutes of exercise is it sufficient for better health? In Taylor N.A.S., Groeller H. (Eds.), Physiological Bases of Human Performance During Work and Exercise, (pp. 309-312). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Streppel, K., van der Beek, A., van der Woude, L., van Harten, W., van Mechelen, W. (2008). Underlying Mechanisms of Improving Physical Activity Behavior after Rehabilitation. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 15, 101-108. [More Information]
  • Cust, A., Smith, B., Chau, J., Van Der Ploeg, H., Friedenreich, C., Armstrong, B., Bauman, A. (2008). Validity and repeatability of the EPIC physical activity questionnaire: a validation study using accelerometers as an objective measure. The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 5, 33-1-33-13. [More Information]

2007

  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Smith, B., Stubbs, T., Vita, P., Holford, R., Bauman, A. (2007). Physical activity promotion: Are family physicians getting the message? Australian Family Physician, 36(10), 871-874. [More Information]
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Streppel, K., van der Beek, A., van der Woude, L., Vollenbroek-Hutten, M., van Harten, W., van Mechelen, W. (2007). Successfully improving physical activity behavior after rehabilitation. American Journal of Health Promotion, 21(3), 153-159.
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Smith, B., Stubbs, T., Vita, P., Holford, R., Bauman, A. (2007). The Physical Activity Scale for Individuals with Physical Disabilities: Test-Retest Reliability and Comparison with an Accelerometer. Australian Family Physician, 36(10), 871-874. [More Information]
  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Merom, D., Corpuz, G., Bauman, A. (2007). Trends in Australian children traveling to school 1971-2003: Burning petrol or carbohydrates? Preventive Medicine, Published online 7 June 2007(46 (1)), 60-62. [More Information]
  • Tudor-Locke, C., Van Der Ploeg, H., Bowles, H., Bittman, M., Fisher, K., Merom, D., Gershuny, J., Bauman, A., Egerton, M. (2007). Walking behaviours from the 1965-2003 American Heritage Time Use Study (AHTUS). The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 4(doi:10.1186/1479-5868-4-45), 1-9. [More Information]

2006

  • Van Der Ploeg, H., Streppel, K., van der Beek, A., van der Woude, L., Vollenbroek-Hutten, M., van Harten, W., van Mechelen, W. (2006). Counselling increases physical activity behaviour nine weeks after rehabilitation. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 40(3), 223-229.
  • Bauman, A., Van Der Ploeg, H., Chey, T., Sholler, G. (2006). The hazards of watching football--are Australians at risk? Medical Journal of Australia, 185(11/12), 684-686. [More Information]

2005

  • Van Der Ploeg, H. (2005). Promoting physical activity in the rehabilitation setting. Ponsen and Looijen: Wageningen Academic Publishers.

2004

  • Van Der Ploeg, H., van der Beek, A., van der Woude, L., van Mechelen, W. (2004). Physical activity for people with a disability: A conceptual model. Sports Medicine: reviews of applied medicine and science in sport and exercise, 34(10), 639-649.

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