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Aktuelle Publikationen

Schönbach, D. M. I.; Vondung, C.; Hidding, L.M.; Altenburg, T.M.; Chinapaw, M.J.M.; & Demetriou, Y. (2020). 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 Health. 17, 6872.

Mutz, M., Reimers, A. K., & Demetriou, Y. (2020). Leisure Time Sports Activities and Life Satisfaction: Deeper Insights Based on a Representative Survey from Germany. Applied Research Quality Life.

Demetriou Y., Sturm D. J. (2020). Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung in weiterführenden Schulen. In: Tiemann M., Mohokum M. (eds) Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung. Springer Reference Pflege – Therapie – Gesundheit. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

Bachner, J., Sturm, D. J., Haug, S.; Demetriou, Y. (2020). Multi-level validation of the German physical activity self-efficacy scale in a sample of female sixth-graders. BMC Public Health. 20, 979.

Thomas, E., Petrigna, L., Tabacchi, G., Teixeira, E., Pajaujiene, S., Sturm, D., Sahin, F., Gómez-López, M., Pausic, J., Paoli, A., Alesi, M., & Bianco, A. (2020). Percentile values of the standing broad jump in children and adolescence aged 6-18 years old. European Journal of Translational Myology.

Haible, S., Volk, C., Demetriou, Y., Höner, O., Thiel, A. & Sudeck, G. (2020). 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 (Special Issue „Health Promotion: Physical Activity and Nutrition Behaviors in Children and Youth“).17(1), 39,

Sturm, D. J., Kelso, A., Kobel, S. & Demetriou, Y. (2020). Physical activity levels during school hours in a sample of German adolescent girls. Journal of Public Health.

Sturm, D. J.; Bachner, J.; Haug, S.; Demetriou, Y. (2020). 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, 1554.

Marques, A.; Bordado, J.; Tesler, R.; Sturm, D. J.; Demetriou, Y.; Gaspar de Matos, M. (2020). A composite measure of healthy lifestyle: a study from 38 countries and regions from Europe and North America from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children. American Journal of Human Biology. e23419.

Marques, A., Henriques-Neto, D., Peralta, M., Martins, J., Demetriou, Y., Schönbach, D., & Matos, M. G. (2020). Prevalence of physical activity among adolescents from 105 low, middle, and high-income countries. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17, 3145.

Gentile, A., Boca, S., Şahin, F. N., Güler, Ö., Pajaujiene, S., Indriuniene, V., Demetriou, Y., Sturm, D. J., Gómez-López, M., Bianco, A. and Alesi, M. (2020). The Effect of an Enriched Sport Program on Children’s Executive Functions: The ESA Program. Frontiers in Psychology. 11:657.

Marques, A., Bordado, J. Peralta, M. Tesler, R., Demetriou, Y., Baya, D.G. (2020). Four-year longitudinal study of relationship between physical activity and depressive symptoms in European older adults. Scientific Reports.

Thomas, E., Bianco, A., Tabacchi, G., Marques da Silva, C., Loureiro, N., Basile, M., Giaccone, M., Sturm, D. J., Şahin, F.N., Güler, Ö., Gómez-López, M., López Sánchez, G. F., Pajaujiene, S., Zuoziene, I. J., Rada, A., Alesi, M., Palma, A. (2020). 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, 1723.


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., …Bianco, A. (2019). Field-based tests for the assessment of physical fitness in children and adolescents practicing sport: a systematic review within the ESA program. Sustainability. 11(24), 7187;

Schüller, I., & Demetriou, Y. (2019). Soziale Kompetenzen im Schulsport - Wie Schülerinnen und Schüler sozialkompetenzorientiert lernen. Sportunterricht. 68(12), 548.

Schönbach, D. M. I., Altenburg, T. M., Chinapaw, M. J. M., Marquez, A., & Demetriou, Y. (2019). 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. 8296.

Reimers, A. K., Schmidt, S. C. E., Demetriou, Y., Marzi, I., & Woll, A. (2019). Parental and peer support and modelling in relation to domain-specific physical activity participation in boys and girls from Germany. PLoS ONE. 14(10), e0223928.

Demetriou, Y., Hapke, J. & Olufemi, C. (2019). Kompetenzorientiert und bewegungsintensiv Ausdauerbelastungen im Sportunterricht thematisieren. Didaktische Überlegungen und empirische Ergebnisse am Beispiel einer Unterrichtsstunde in der Leichtathletik. Sportunterricht. 68(8), 338.

Reimers, A. K., Boxberger, K., Schmidt, S. C. E., Niessner, C., Demetriou, Y., Marzi, I., & Woll, A. (2019). Social Support and Modelling in Relation to Physical Activity Participation and Outdoor Play in Preschool Children. Children. 6(10), 115.

Marques, A., Demetriou, Y., Tesler, R., Gouveia, É. R., Peralta, M., & Matos, M. G. d. (2019). Healthy Lifestyle in Children and Adolescents and Its Association with Subjective Health Complaints: Findings from 37 Countries and Regions from the HBSC Study. International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health (Special Issue “Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyle”). 16(18), 3292,

Demetriou, Y., Reimers, K. A., Alesi, M., Scifo, L, Borrego, C. C., Monteiro, D., & Kelso, A. (2019). The effects of school-based physical activity interventions on students’ physical activity motivation: A systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews. 8, 113,

Haible, S., Volk, C., Demetriou, Y., Höner, O., Thiel, A., Trautwein, U. & Sudeck, G. (2019). Promotion of physical activity-related health competence in physical education: study protocol for the GEKOS cluster-randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 19, 396.

Demetriou, Y. & Bachner, J. (2019). CreActivity: systematic development of a school-based physical activity intervention based on self-determination theory. BMC Public Health. 19, 519.

Demetriou, Y., Reimers, A. K., Hebestreit, A., Schlund, A., Niessner, C., Schmidt, S., Finger, J., Mutz, M., Völker, K., Vogt, L., Woll, A., & Bucksch, J. (2019). Germany’s 2018 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Adoleschents. German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research.

Demetriou, Y., Vondung, C., Buscksch, J., Schlund, A., Schulze, C., Knapp, G., Coen, S., Puil, L. & Reimers, A. K. (2019). Interventions on children’s and adolescents’ physical activity and sedentary behaviour: protocol for a gender-sensitive systematic review. Systematic Reviews. 8, 65.


Eigenschenk, B. & McClure, M. (2018). “Why outdoors”. A systematic approach to examine and value the social benefits of outdoor sports. In T. McIntyre (ed.). Physical Activity in Natural Settings. Green Exercise and Blue Mind.

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. (2018). 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. 15(2).

Aubert, S., Barnes, J. D., Aguilar-Farias, N., Cardon, G., Chang, C.-K., Nyström, C. D., Demetriou, Y., …, & Tremblay, M. S. (2018). 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, 15(2).

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. (2018). Results From Germany’s 2018 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 15(2), 363-365,

Schüller, I., & Demetriou, Y. (2018). Physical activity interventions promoting social competence at school: A systematic review. Educational Research Review.

Bianco, A., Nese, F., Kizilyalli, M., Genchi, R., Basile, M., Silva, C., Loureiro, N. Demetriou, Y., …Alesi, M. (2018). 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, 1197.

Demetriou, Y., Bachner, J., Reimers, A., & Göhner, W. (2018). Effects of a Sports-Oriented Primary School on Students’ Physical Literacy and Cognitive Performance. Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology. 3, 37.

Marzi, I., Demetriou, Y., & Reimers, A. K. (2018). 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, 24.

Reimers, A. K., Schoeppe, S., Demetriou, Y., & Knapp, G. (2018). 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, 1356.


Alesi, M., Silva, C., Borrego, C., Monteiro, D., Genchi, R., Polizzi, V., Kirkar, M., Demetriou, Y.,. . . Bianco, A. (2017). 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, 46.

Cocca, M., Pérez García, J. A., Zamarripa, J. I., Demetriou, Y., & Cocca, A. (2017). Psychometric parameters of the Attitude/Motivation Test Battery instrument in a Mexican environment. Journal of Sport Psychology. 26, 149-155.

Demetriou, Y., Gillison, F., & McKenzie, T. L. (2017). After-school physical activity interventions on child and adolescent physical activity and health: a review of reviews. Advances in Physical Education. 7, 191-215.

Eigenschenk, B. (2017). Natursport-Destinationen als spezialisierte Nischen des Sporttourismus. Entwicklungsmechanismen, Herausforderungen und Chancen. In R. Roth & J. Schwark (Hrsg.). Wirtschaftsfaktor Sporttourismus. Ressourcenmanagement, Produkt- und Destinationsentwicklung. Schriften zu Tourismus und Freizeit, Band 19 (S.237-244). Berlin: Erich Schmidt Verlag.


Alfes, J., Bucksch, J., Aue, K., & Demetriou, Y. (2016). Reduzierung von Sitzzeiten bei Kindern – ein systematisches Review. [Reduce sedentary behaviour among children - a systematic review]. Bundesgesundheitsblatt, Gesundheitsforschung, Gesundheitsschutz, 59, 1443–1451.

Bucksch, J., Alfes, J., Demetriou, Y., & Aue, K. (2016). Theoriegeleitete Entwicklung von Interventionsmaterialien zur Reduzierung von Sitzzeiten im familiären Kontext. Gesundheitswesen, 78, A19.


Demetriou, Y., Gorden, S., Thiel, A., & Höner, O. (2015). The effects of school-based physical activity interventions on students’ health-related fitness knowledge: A systematic review. Educational Research Review, 19-40.


Demetriou, Y., Sudeck, G., & Höner, O. (2014). Indirekte Gesundheitseffekte des Unterrichtsprogramms „HealthyPEP“: Ergebnisevaluation unter Berücksichtigung der Programminhalte und des Implementierungsgrades im Sportunterricht. Sportwissenschaft, 44, 86-98.

Höner, O., & Demetriou, Y. (2014). Effects of a health-promotion programme in sixth grade German students' physical education. European Journal of Sport Science, 14, 341-351.

Eigenschenk, B. (2014). Die Entstehung von Natursport-Destinationen. Eine Analyse am Beispiel der Sportart Klettern. Dissertation, Philosophisch-Humanwissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität Bern.


Demetriou, Y. (2013). Health promotion in physical education. Development and evaluation of the eight week PE programme "HealthyPEP" for sixth grade students in Germany (Vol. Schriften der Deutschen Vereinigung für Sportwissenschaft, Bd. 229). Hamburg: Czwalina.


Demetriou, Y., & Höner, O. (2012). Physical activity interventions in the school setting: A systematic review. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 13, 186-196. doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2011.11.006

Höner, O., & Demetriou, Y. (2012). Körperlich-sportliche Aktivität und gesundheitsbezogene Lebensqualität. In R. Fuchs & W. Schlicht (Eds.), Seelische Gesundheit und sportliche Aktivität (pp. 34-55). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Thomann, A. & Eigenschenk, B. (2012). Vergleich verschiedener Lehrkonzepte im Slacklinen. In R. Roth & A. Thomann (Hrsg.). Aktuelle Studien zu Entwicklung und Praxis der Trendsportart Slackline (S.77-90). Köln: Institut für Natursport und Ökologie.

Ältere Publikationen

Eigenschenk, B., Kloth, T. & Thomann, A. (2011). Slacklinen als spezielles Gleichgewichtstraining im Skilanglauf. FdSnow 39, 13-19.