Child & Adolescent Public health Research & Innovation

We stand for innovative, high-quality, and socially relevant research that contributes to the healthy upbringing of our youth.

Prof. Dr. Mai Chin A Paw

Section Chair

Our Mission & Vision

Het onderzoek van de onderzoekslijn Child & Adolescent Public health Research & Innovation (CAPRI) valt onder de afdeling Public and Occupational Health van Amsterdam UMC en wordt uitgevoerd binnen het Amsterdam Public Health research institute.

Youth grows up happy

CAPRI conducts scientific research that contributes to optimal opportunities for the healthy and happy growing up of young people; from -9 months to 19 years.

Connection between research & practice

Together with JGZ organisations, we form the Academic Workshop for CAPRI. We conduct research in and together with practice.

Multidisciplinary, innovative, social research

Our research is multidisciplinary, innovative and socially relevant and ranges from risk factors to health effects and from development to evaluation of intervention programs.

Constant innovation

We continue to develop to remain distinctive and innovative.

New publications

Understanding the system dynamics of obesity-related behaviours in 10- to 14-year-old adolescents in Amsterdam from a multi-actor perspective.

Luna Pinzon A, Stronks K, Emke H, van den Eynde E, Altenburg T, Dijkstra SC, Renders CM, Hermans R, Busch V, Chinapaw MJM, Kremers SPJ, Waterlander W. Front Public Health. 2023 May 25;11:1128316. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2023.1128316.

Is the transition from primary to secondary school a risk factor for energy balance-related behaviours? A systematic review. 

Emke H, Dijkstra C, Kremers S, Chinapaw MJ, Altenburg T. Public Health Nutr. 2023 May 4:1-21. doi: 10.1017/S1368980023000812.

Correlates of screen time in the early years (0-5 years): A systematic review.

Veldman SLC, Altenburg TM, Chinapaw MJM, Gubbels JS.  Prev Med Rep. 2023 Apr 19;33:102214. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2023.102214.