Publications

2021

  • Kelso, Anne; Reimers, Anne K; Abu-Omar, Karim; Wunsch, Kathrin; Niessner, Claudia; Wäsche, Hagen; Demetriou, Yolanda: Locations of Physical Activity: Where Are Children, Adolescents, and Adults Physically Active? A Systematic Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 18 (3), 2021, 1240 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Marques, Adilson; Henriques-Neto, Duarte; Peralta, Miguel; Martins, João; Gomes, Fernando; Popovic, Stevo; Masanovic, Bojan; Demetriou, Yolanda; Schlund, Annegret; Ihle, Andreas: Field-Based Health-Related Physical Fitness Tests in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review. Frontiers in Pediatrics 9, 2021 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Popovic, Stevo; Sarmento, Hugo; Demetriou, Yolanda; Marques, Adilson: Editorial: Monitoring and Promoting Physical Activity and Physical Fitness in Children. Frontiers in Public Health 9, 2021 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Renninger, Denise; Sturm, David J.; Krieger, Claus; Demetriou, Yolanda: Förderung der körperlichen Aktivität von Mädchen im Sportunterricht. German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research, 2021 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Renninger, Denise; Sturm, David Joseph; Marques, Adilson; Peralta, Miguel; Popovic, Stevo; Gardasevic, Jovan; Masanovic, Bojan; Demetriou, Yolanda: Physical Activity and Body-Mass-Index: Do Family, Friends and Teachers Restrain the Risk for Physical Inactivity in Adolescents? Sustainability 13 (13), 2021, 6992 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Schlund, Annegret; Reimers, Anne K.; Bucksch, Jens; Brindley, Catherina; Schulze, Carolin; Puil, Lorri; Coen, Stephanie E.; Phillips, Susan P.; Knapp, Guido; Demetriou, Yolanda: Do Intervention Studies to Promote Physical Activity and Reduce Sedentary Behavior in Children and Adolescents Take Sex/Gender Into Account? A Systematic Review. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 2021, 1-8 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Sturm, David J.; Bachner, Joachim; Renninger, Denise; Haug, Stephan; Demetriou, Yolanda: A Cluster Randomized Trial to Evaluate Need-Supportive Teaching in Physical Education on Physical Activity of Sixth-Grade Girls: A Mixed Method Study. Psychology of Sport and Exercise 54, 2021, 101902 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Thomas, Ewan; Alesi, Marianna; Tabacchi, Garden; Sturm, David J.; Sahin, Fatma Nese; Güler, Özkan; Manuel Gómez-López Ante Rada; Palma, Antonio; Bianco, Antonino: Cognitive and Physical Activity-Related Aspects of Children Associated to the Performance of the Crunning Movement. Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology 6 (9), 2021 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Volk, Carmen; Rosenstiel, Stephanie; Demetriou, Yolanda; Krustrup, Peter; Thiel, Ansgar; Trautwein, Ulrich; Wagner, Wolfgang; Höner, Oliver; Sudeck, Gorden: Effects of a physical education intervention programme for ninth-graders on physical activity-related health competence: findings from the GEKOS cluster randomised controlled trial. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 2021, 101923 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Zimmermann, Julia; Tilga, Henri; Bachner, Joachim; Demetriou, Yolanda: The Effect of Teacher Autonomy Support on Leisure-Time Physical Activity via Cognitive Appraisals and Achievement Emotions: A Mediation Analysis Based on the Control-Value Theory. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 18 (8), 2021, 3987 more… Full text ( DOI )

2020

  • Bachner, Joachim; Sturm, David J.; Demetriou, Yolanda: Accelerometer-Measured Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Levels and Patterns in Female Sixth Graders: The CReActivity Project. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 18 (1), 2020, 32 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Bachner, Joachim; Sturm, David J.; García-Massó, Xavier; Molina-García, Javier; Demetriou, Yolanda: Physical Activity-Related Profiles of Female Sixth-Graders Regarding Motivational Psychosocial Variables: A Cluster Analysis Within the CReActivity Project. Frontiers in Psychology 11, 2020 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Bachner, Joachim; Sturm, David J.; Haug, Stephan; Demetriou, Yolanda: Multi-level validation of the German physical activity self-efficacy scale in a sample of female sixth-graders. BMC Public Health 20 (1), 2020 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Demetriou, Yolanda; Sturm, David J.: Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung in weiterführenden Schulen. In: Tiemann M.; Mohokum M. (Ed.): Springer Reference Pflege – Therapie – Gesundheit. Springer, 2020 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Gentile, Ambra; Boca, Stefano; Demetriou, Yolanda; Sturm, David; Pajaujiene, Simona; Zuoziene, Ilona Judita; Sahin, Fatma Nese; Güler, Özkan; Gómez-López, Manuel; Borrego, Carla Chicau; Matosic, Doris; Bianco, Antonino; Alesi, Marianna: The Influence of an Enriched Sport Program on Children’s Sport Motivation in the School Context: The ESA PROGRAM. Frontiers in Psychology 11, 2020 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Gentile, Ambra; Boca, Stefano; Şahin, Fatma Neşe; Güler, Özkan; Pajaujiene, Simona; Indriuniene, Vinga; Demetriou, Yolanda; Sturm, David; Gómez-López, Manuel; Bianco, Antonino; Alesi, Marianna: The Effect of an Enriched Sport Program on Children’s Executive Functions: The ESA Program. Frontiers in Psychology 11, 2020, 657 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Kelso, Anne; Linder, Stephanie; Reimers, Anne K.; Klug, Stefanie J.; Alesi, Marianna; Scifo, Lidia; Borrego, Carla Chicau; Monteiro, Diogo; Demetriou, Yolanda: Effects of school-based interventions on motivation towards physical activity in children and adolescents: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychology of Sport and Exercise 51, 2020, 101770 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Marques, Adilson; Bordado, Joana; Peralta, Miguel; Gouveia, Elvio R.; Tesler, Riki; Demetriou, Yolanda; Gomez Baya, Diego: Cross-sectional and prospective relationship between physical activity and depression symptoms. Scientific Reports 10 (1), 2020 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Marques, Adilson; Bordado, Joana; Tesler, Riki; Demetriou, Yolanda; Sturm, David J.; de Matos, Margarida Gaspar: A composite measure of healthy lifestyle: A study from 38 countries and regions from Europe and North America, from the Health Behavior in School-Aged Children survey. American Journal of Human Biology, 2020, e23419 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Marques, Adilson; Henriques-Neto, Duarte; Peralta, Miguel; Martins, João; Demetriou, Yolanda; Schönbach, Dorothea M. I.; Matos, Margarida Gaspar de: Prevalence of Physical Activity among Adolescents from 105 Low, Middle, and High-income Countries. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17 (9), 2020, 3145 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Marzi, Isabel; Emmerling, Sandra; Demetriou, Yolanda; Bucksch, Jens; Schulze, Carolin; Brindley, Catherina; Reimers, Anne Kerstin: Interventions Aiming to Promote Active Commuting in Children and Adolescents: An Evaluation From a Sex/Gender Perspective. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living 2, 2020 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Masanovic, Bojan; Gardasevic, Jovan; Marques, Adilson; Peralta, Miguel; Demetriou, Yolanda; Sturm, David Joseph; Popovic, Stevo: Trends in Physical Fitness Among School-Aged Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review. Frontiers in Pediatrics 8 (885), 2020 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Mutz, Michael; Reimers, Anne K.; Demetriou, Yolanda: Leisure Time Sports Activities and Life Satisfaction: Deeper Insights Based on a Representative Survey from Germany. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2020 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Schulze, Carolin; Demetriou, Yolanda; Emmerling, Sandra; Schlund, Annegret; Phillips, Susan P.; Puil, Lorri; Coen, Stephanie E.; Reimers, Anne K.: A sex/gender perspective on interventions to promote children’s and adolescents’ overall physical activity: results from genEffects systematic review. BMC Pediatrics 20 (1), 2020 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Schönbach, D.M.I.; Brindley, C.; Reimers, A.K.; Marques, A.; Demetriou, Y: Socio-Demographic Correlates of Cycling to School among 12-to 15-Year Olds in Southern Germany. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17 (24), 2020 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Schönbach, D.M.I.; Vondung, C.; Hidding, L.M.; Altenburg, T.M.; Chinapaw, M.J.M.; Demetriou, Y.: Gender Influence on Students, Parents, and Teachers’ Perceptions of What Children and Adolescents in Germany Need to Cycle to School: A Concept Mapping Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17 (6872), 2020 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Schönbach, Dorothea M. I.; Altenburg, Teatske M.; Marques, Adilson; Chinapaw, Mai J. M.; Demetriou, Yolanda: Strategies and effects of school-based interventions to promote active school transportation by bicycle among children and adolescents: a systematic review. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 17 (1), 2020 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Sturm, David J.; Bachner, Joachim; Haug, Stephan; Demetriou, Yolanda: The German Basic Psychological Needs Satisfaction in Physical Education Scale: Adaption and Multilevel Validation in a Sample of Sixth-Grade Girls. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17 (5), 2020, 1554 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Sturm, David J.; Kelso, Anne; Kobel, Susanne; Demetriou, Yolanda: Physical activity levels and sedentary time during school hours of 6th-grade girls in Germany. Journal of Public Health, 2020 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Tcymbal, Antonina; Demetriou, Yolanda; Kelso, Anne; Wolbring, Laura; Wunsch, Kathrin; Wäsche, Hagen; Woll, Alexander; Reimers, Anne K.: Effects of the built environment on physical activity: a systematic review of longitudinal studies taking sex/gender into account. Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 25 (1), 2020 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Thomas, Ewan; Bianco, Antonino; Tabacchi, Garden; Marques da Silva, Carlos; Loureiro, Nuno; Basile, Michele; Giaccone, Marcello; Sturm, David J.; Şahin, Fatma Neşe; Güler, Özkan; Gómez-López, Manuel; López Sánchez, Guillermo F.; Pajaujiene, Simona; Zuoziene, Ilona Judita; Rada, Ante; Alesi, Marianna; Palma, Antonio: Effects of a Physical Activity Intervention on Physical Fitness of schoolchildren: The Enriched Sport Activity Program. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17 (5), 2020, 1723 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Thomas, Ewan; Petrigna, Luca; Tabacchi, Garden; Teixeira, Eduardo; Pajaujiene, Simona; Sturm, David J; Sahin, Fatma Nese; Gómez-López, Manuel; Pausic, Jelena; Paoli, Antonio; Alesi, Marianna; Bianco, Antonino: Percentile values of the standing broad jump in children and adolescence aged 6-18 years old. European Journal of Translational Myology 30 (2), 2020, 240-246 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Vondung, Catherina; Demetriou, Yolanda; Reimers, Anne K.; Schlund, Annegret; Bucksch, Jens: A Sex/Gender Perspective on Interventions to Reduce Sedentary Behaviour in Girls and Boys: Results of the genEffects Systematic Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17 (14), 2020, 5231 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Zimmermann, Julia; Tilga, Henri; Bachner, Joachim; Demetriou, Yolanda: The German Multi-Dimensional Perceived Autonomy Support Scale for Physical Education: Adaption and Validation in a Sample of Lower Track Secondary School Students. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17 (19), 2020, 7353 more… Full text ( DOI )

2019

  • Demetriou, Yolanda; Bucksch, Jens; Hebestreit, Antje; Schlund, Annegret; Niessner, Claudia; Schmidt, Steffen C. E.; Finger, Jonas David; Mutz, Michael; Völker, Klaus; Vogt, Lutz; Woll, Alexander; Reimers, Anne K.: Germany’s 2018 report card on physical activity for children and youth. German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research, 2019 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Demetriou, Yolanda; Hapke, Julia; Olufemi, Carolina: Kompetenzorientiert und bewegungsintensiv Ausdauerbelastungen im Sportunterricht thematisieren. Sportunterricht 68 (8), 2019, 338-344 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Demetriou, Yolanda; Bachner, Joachim: A school-based intervention based on self-determination theory to promote girls' physical activity: study protocol of the CReActivity cluster randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health 19 (1), 2019 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Demetriou, Yolanda; Reimers, Anne K.; Alesi, Marianna; Scifo, Lidia; Borrego, Carla Chicau; Monteiro, Diogo; Kelso, Anne: Effects of school-based interventions on motivation towards physical activity in children and adolescents: protocol for a systematic review. Systematic Reviews 8 (1), 2019 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Demetriou, Yolanda; Vondung, Catherina; Bucksch, Jens; Schlund, Annegret; Schulze, Carolin; Knapp, Guido; Coen, Stephanie E.; Puil, Lorri; Phillips, Susan P.; Reimers, Anne K.: Interventions on children’s and adolescents’ physical activity and sedentary behaviour: protocol for a systematic review from a sex/gender perspective. Systematic Reviews 8 (1), 2019 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Eigenschenk, B., Thomann, A. & McClure, M.: BOSS: Benefits of Outdoor Sports for Society. Literature review final report. Sport- und Gesundheitspädagogik, 2019, more…
  • Eigenschenk, Barbara; Thomann, Andreas; McClure, Mike; Davies, Larissa; Gregory, Maxine; Dettweiler, Ulrich; Inglés, Eduard: Benefits of Outdoor Sports for Society. A Systematic Literature Review and Reflections on Evidence. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 16 (6), 2019, 937 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Haible, Stephanie; Volk, Carmen; Demetriou, Yolanda; Höner, Oliver; Thiel, Ansgar; Sudeck, Gorden: Physical Activity-Related Health Competence, Physical Activity, and Physical Fitness: Analysis of Control Competence for the Self-Directed Exercise of Adolescents. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17 (1), 2019, 39 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Reimers, Anne K.; Schmidt, Steffen C. E.; Demetriou, Yolanda; Marzi, Isabel; Woll, Alexander: Parental and peer support and modelling in relation to domain-specific physical activity participation in boys and girls from Germany. PLOS ONE 14 (10), 2019, e0223928 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Reimers, Anne Kerstin; Boxberger, Karolina; Schmidt, Steffen C. E.; Niessner, Claudia; Demetriou, Yolanda; Marzi, Isabel; Woll, Alexander: Social Support and Modelling in Relation to Physical Activity Participation and Outdoor Play in Preschool Children. Children 6 (10), 2019, 115 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Schönbach, Dorothea M. I.; Altenburg, Teatske M.; Chinapaw, Mai J. M.; Marques, Adilson; Demetriou, Yolanda: Strategies and effects of promising school-based interventions to promote active school transportation by bicycle among children and adolescents: protocol for a systematic review. Systematic Reviews 8 (1), 2019 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Schüller, I.; Demetriou, Y.: Soziale Kompetenzen im Schulsport - Wie Schülerinnen und Schüler sozialkompetenzorientiert lernen. Sportunterricht 12, 2019, 548 more…
  • Sturm, David J.; Bachner, Joachim; Demetriou, Yolanda: Physical activity levels of German adolescent girls from the CReActivity project. Abstract book for the ISBNPA 2019 Annual Meeting in Prague, 2019, 1113 more…
  • Tabacchi, G.; Lopez Sanchez, G.F.; Nese Sahin, F.; Kizilyalli, M.; Genchi, R.; Basile, M.; Kirkar, M.; Silva, C.; Loureiro, N.; Teixeira, E.; Demetriou, Y.; Sturm, D.J.; Pajaujene, S.; Zuoziene, I.J.; Gómez-López, M.; Rada, A.; Pausic, J.; Lakicevic, N.; Petrigna, L.; Feka, K.; Ribeiro, A.; Alesi, M.; Bianco, A.: Field-Based Tests for the Assessment of Physical Fitness in Children and Adolescents Practicing Sport: A Systematic Review within the ESA Program. Sustainability, 2019 more… Full text ( DOI )

2018

  • Aubert, S., Barnes, J. D., Abdeta, C., Nader, P. A., Adeniyi, A. F., Aguilar-Farias, N., Tenesaca, D. S. A., Bhawra, J., Brazo-Sayavera, J., Cardon, G., Chang, C.-K., Nyström, C. D., Demetriou, Y., … & Tremblay, M. S.: Global Matrix 3.0 Physical Activity Report Card grades for children and youth: results and analysis from 49 countries. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 2018 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Aubert, S., Barnes, J. D., Aguilar-Farias, N., Cardon, G., Chang, C.-K., Nyström, C. D., Demetriou, Y., …, & Tremblay, M. S.: Report Card Grades on the Physical Activity of Children and Youth Comparing 30 Very High Human Development Index Countries. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 2018 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Bianco, Antonino; Şahin, Fatma Nese; Kizilyalli, Meltem; Genchi, Rosario; Basile, Michele; Silva, Carlos; Loureiro, Nuno; Demetriou, Yolanda; Beckmann, Jürgen; Pajaujiene, Simona; Zuoziene, Ilona Judita; Gómez-López, Manuel; López Sánchez, Guillermo Felipe; Rada, Ante; Ribeiro, Ana; de Almeida Castro, Jorge; Alesi, Marianna: Physical fitness and motor coordination monitoring during enriched sport activities in a sample of Children living in Europe. The ESA Program. Acta Medica Mediterranea 34 (11), 2018, 11-12 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Demetriou, Y., Hebestreit, A., Reimers, A. K., Schlund, A., Niessner, C., Schmidt, S., Finger, J., Mutz, M., Völker, K., Vogt, L., Woll, A. & Bucksch, J.: Results From Germany’s 2018 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 2018 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Demetriou, Yolanda; Bachner, Joachim; Reimers, Anne; Göhner, Wiebke: Effects of a Sports-Oriented Primary School on Students’ Physical Literacy and Cognitive Performance. Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology 3 (3), 2018, 37 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Eigenschenk, B. & McClure, M.: “Why outdoors”. A systematic approach to examine and value the social benefits of outdoor sports. In: Physical Activity in Natural Settings. Green exercise and Blue Mind. . Green exercise and Blue Mind. , 2018 more…
  • Eigenschenk, B.; Thomann A. & McClure, M.: Benefits of Outdoor Sports for Society (BOSS). A systematic review and European perspectives. .). BOOK OF ABSTRACTS from 9th International Mountain and Outdoor Sports Conference , 20189th International Mountain and Outdoor Sports Conference more…
  • Marzi, Isabel; Demetriou, Yolanda; Reimers, Anne Kerstin: Social and physical environmental correlates of independent mobility in children: a systematic review taking sex/gender differences into account. International Journal of Health Geographics 17 (1), 2018 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Reimers, Anne; Schoeppe, Stephanie; Demetriou, Yolanda; Knapp, Guido: Physical Activity and Outdoor Play of Children in Public Playgrounds—Do Gender and Social Environment Matter? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 15 (7), 2018, 1356 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Schafer, H., Bachner, J., Pretscher, S., Groh, G., & Demetriou, Y.: Study on Motivating Physical Activity in Children with Personalized Gamified Feedback. Paper presented at the Adjunct Publication of the 26th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, 2018 more…
  • Schüller, Iris; Demetriou, Yolanda: Physical activity interventions promoting social competence at school: A systematic review. Educational Research Review 25, 2018, 39-55 more… Full text ( DOI )

2017

  • Alesi, Marianna; Silva, Carlos; Borrego, Carla; Monteiro, Diogo; Genchi, Rosario; Polizzi, Valentina; Kirkar, Musa; Demetriou, Yolanda; Brahme, Judith; Şahin, Fatma Nese; Kιzιlyallι, Meltem; Gómez-López, Manuel; Sánchez, Guillermo López; Pajaujiene, Simona; Indriuniene, Vinga; Rada, Ante; Bianco, Antonino: Cognitive and Motivational Monitoring during Enriched Sport Activities in a Sample of Children Living in Europe. The Esa Program. Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology 2 (4), 2017, 1-3 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Cocca, Michaela; Pérez García, José Alberto; Zamarripa, Jorge Isabel ; Demetriou, Yolanda; Cocca, Armando: Psychometric parameters of the attitude/motivation test battery instrument in a mexican environment. Journal of Sport Psychology 26 (2), 2017, 149-155 more…
  • Demetriou, Yolanda; Gillison, Fiona; McKenzie, Thomas L.: After-School Physical Activity Interventions on Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Health: A Review of Reviews. Advances in Physical Education 7 (2), 2017, 191-215 more… Full text ( DOI )

2016

  • Alfes, Jana; Bucksch, Jens; Aue, Katja; Demetriou, Yolanda: Reduzierung von Sitzzeiten bei Kindern – ein systematisches Review. Bundesgesundheitsblatt - Gesundheitsforschung - Gesundheitsschutz 59 (11), 2016, 1443-1451 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Bucksch, Jens; Alfes, Jana; Demetriou, Yolanda; Aue, Katja: Theoriegeleitete Entwicklung von Interventionsmaterialien zur Reduzierung von Sitzzeiten im familiären Kontext. Das Gesundheitswesen 78 (08/09), 2016 more… Full text ( DOI )

2015

  • Demetriou, Yolanda; Sudeck, Gorden; Thiel, Ansgar; Höner, Oliver: The effects of school-based physical activity interventions on students' health-related fitness knowledge: A systematic review. Educational Research Review 16, 2015, 19-40 more… Full text ( DOI )

2014

  • Demetriou, Yolanda; Sudeck, Gorden; Höner, Oliver: Indirekte Gesundheitseffekte des Unterrichtsprogramms HealthyPEP. Sportwissenschaft 44 (2), 2014, 86--98 more… Full text ( DOI )

2012

  • Demetriou, Yolanda; Höner, Oliver: Physical activity interventions in the school setting: A systematic review. Psychology of Sport and Exercise 13 (2), 2012, 186-196 more… Full text ( DOI )
  • Höner, Oliver; Demetriou, Yolanda: Effects of a health-promotion programme in sixth grade German students' physical education. European Journal of Sport Science 14 (sup1), 2012, S341-S351 more… Full text ( DOI )