Welcome to CAPRI

Child and Adolescent Public health Research and Innovation

Speelkwartier Fonds
Wie de jeugd heeft, heeft de toekomst. Een gezonde toekomst vereist een gezonde leefstijl.
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Our Mission & Vision

The research of the Child & Adolescent Public health Research and Innovation section falls under the Department of Public & Occupational Health of Amsterdam UMC and is carried out within the Amsterdam Public Health research institute.

Youth grows up happy

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

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.

Our latest news

ISBNPA XCHANGE JUNE 8 – 10, 2021: SIGN UP NOW!

As you all may know, J&G’s very own Prof. Dr. Mai Chin A Paw is the current president of International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA)! ISBNPA has an annual conference in a different country each year. Due to last year’s success, ISBNPA XChange will be happening again in an online format! The …

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ISBNPA XChange June 15 – 25: Sign up now!

As you all may now, J&G’s very own Prof. Dr. Mai Chin A Paw is the current president of International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA)! ISBNPA has an annual conference in a different country each year. Due to the current COV-19 circumstances, this year’s ISBNPA conference in New Zealand has been cancelled. …

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Troosten en slapen voor álle ouders in de wijk

Binnenkort start het nieuwe project ‘Troosten en slapen met de Happiest Baby-methode voor álle ouders’ bij GGD Amsterdam en GGD Hollands Noorden. Hiervoor heeft de Academische Werkplaats een subsidie ontvangen van ZonMw. Margreet Harskamp – van Ginkel, projectleider: “Dit is zo’n mooi nieuws! We gaan onderzoeken of we de JGZ en (aanstaande) ouders een extra …

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Filmpje workshop: hoe zou jij je omgeving zo gezond mogelijk inrichten?

Op 14 juni heeft Dr. Manou Anselma een workshop gegeven aan jongeren over leefstijl en omgeving. Deze workshop werd gegeven in het kader van de Dutch Caribbean Research Week, een initiatief van de Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek. De workshop ging over bewegen, gezond leven en de vraag hoe jongeren hun omgeving zouden inrichten om …

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2021

Belmon LS, Komrij NL, Busch V, Oude Geerdink E, Heemskerk DM, de Bruin EJ, Chinapaw MJM, van Stralen MM. Correlates of inadequate sleep health among primary school children. J Sleep Res. 2021 Sep 15:e13483. doi: 10.1111/jsr.13483. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34528326. 

Vrijkotte T, Brand T, Bonsel G. First trimester employment, working conditions and preterm birth: a prospective population-based cohort study. Occup Environ Med. 2021 Sep;78(9):654-660. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2020-107072. Epub 2021 Feb 24. PMID: 33627481; PMCID: PMC8380879. 

Altenburg TM, Wang X, van Ekris E, Andersen LB, Møller NC, Wedderkopp N, Chinapaw MJM. The consequences of using different epoch lengths on the classification of accelerometer based sedentary behaviour and physical activity. PLoS One. 2021 Jul 15;16(7):e0254721. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0254721. PMID: 34265011; PMCID: PMC8282067. 

Loheide-Niesmann L, Vrijkotte TGM, De Rooij SR, Wiers RW, Huizink A. Associations between autonomic nervous system activity and risk-taking and internalizing behavior in young adolescents. Psychophysiology. 2021 Sep;58(9):e13882. doi: 10.1111/psyp.13882. Epub 2021 Jun 18. PMID: 34145912; PMCID: PMC8459221. 

Krijger JA, Nicolaou M, Nguyen AN, Voortman T, Hutten BA, Vrijkotte TG. Diet quality at age 5-6 and cardiovascular outcomes in preadolescents. Clin Nutr ESPEN. 2021 Jun;43:506-513. doi: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2021.02.011. Epub 2021 Feb 25. PMID: 34024563. 

Hoogsteder MHH, Douma LN, Eskens CGA, Berendsen RL, Vanneste YTM, Schaafsma FG. Professionals’ and Students’ Perceived Needs for an Online Supportive Application for Reducing School Absence and Stimulating Reintegration: Concept Mapping Study. JMIR Form Res. 2021 Jun 21;5(6):e24659. doi: 10.2196/24659. PMID: 34152275; PMCID: PMC8277345. 

Taylor K, Elhakeem A, Thorbjørnsrud Nader JL, Yang TC, Isaevska E, Richiardi L, Vrijkotte T, Pinot de Moira A, Murray DM, Finn D, Mason D, Wright J, Oddie S, Roeleveld N, Harris JR, Andersen AN, Caputo M, Lawlor DA. Effect of Maternal Prepregnancy/Early-Pregnancy Body Mass Index and Pregnancy Smoking and Alcohol on Congenital Heart Diseases: A Parental Negative Control Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 Jun;10(11):e020051. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.120.020051. Epub 2021 May 27. PMID: 34039012.

Pereira JR, Cliff DP, Sousa-Sá E, Zhang Z, McNeill J, Veldman SLC, Santos R. Objectively Measured Sedentary Levels and Bouts by Day Type in Australian Young Children. J Phys Act Health. 2021 Apr 9;18(5):580-586. doi: 10.1123/jpah.2020-0299. PMID: 33837164.