Peer- reviewed articles and chapters
Conference abstracts (published)
Conference abstracts and meetings presentations (not published)
REPOPA Research reports
REPOPA Newsletters

Lay publications, media coverage

Theses

 

2018

Bozdog, M.E., Dulf, D., Sandu, P., Tudisca, V., Valente, A., Aro, A.R., Cherecheș, R.M. (2018). Role of Measurable Indicators in Evidence-Informed Policy Making - Romanian Case Study. Oral presentation at International Congress of Physical Education, Sports and Kinetotherapy 8th Edition, 14-16 June 2018. 

2016

Skovgaard T. (2016). The REsearch into POlicy to enhance Physical Activity (REPOPA) project. Oral Presentation at HEPA Europe In Belfast Northern Ireland, 28th - 30th September 2016.

Bozdog M.E., Rus D., Sandu P., Cherecheș R.M., Castellani T., Tudisca V., Valente A. (2016). The role of documentation in evidence-informed policy making - findings from a Romanian National Conference. Poster Presentation at HEPA Europe In Belfast Northern Ireland, 28th - 30th September 2016.

Rus, D., Baragan, EA., Bozdog, ME., Cherecheș, RM., Syed, A. and Aro. AR. (2016). A systematic review of evidence informed policy making in public health in Europe. Oral Presentation at HEPA Europe in Belfast Northern Ireland, 28th - 30th September 2016.

Bozdog M.E., Rus D., Sandu P., Cherecheș R.M., Tudisca V., Valente A. (2016). The use of the Hybrid Delphi methodology in the evidence-informed public health policy development. Results of a literature review. Poster Presentation at HEPA Europe In Belfast Northern Ireland, 28th - 30th September 2016.

Sandu P., Rus D., Chereches R.M., Bozdog E.M., Spitters HPEM., Lau CJ., van de Goor LAM. (2016). Methodologies aimed at increasing collaboration and evidence use in local HEPA policymaking. A step-by-step approach to develop a policy game intervention in 3 European countries. Poster Presentation at HEPA Europe In Belfast Northern Ireland, 28th - 30th September 2016.

Anderson, C., Roelofs, S., Edwards, N. and Viehbeck, S. (2016). Participatory research evaluation in the context of the multi-country European REPOPA Project.  Oral presentation at 26th Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, The UWI School of Nursing. Mona, Jamaica. May 26, 2016.

Aro, AR. (2016). Objectives, findings and tools developed in REPOPA for evidence-informed policy making. Oral presentation at Public Health Research Workshop – Exploring Physical Activity for Health and Fun'. National Football Stadium of Scotland Hampden Park. Glasgow, United Kingdom. March 10, 2016.

Aro, AR. and Bertam, M. (2016). Are researchers from Mars and policy makers from Venus? Can we meet on Earth? Round table discussion. Oral presentation at Public Health Research Workshop – Exploring Physical Activity for Health and Fun'. National Football Stadium of Scotland Hampden Park. Glasgow, United Kingdom. March 10, 2016

Radl-Karimi, C., Loncarevic, N., Bertram, M. and Aro, AR. (2016). Potentials and pitfalls of Stewardship interventions in EIPM. Oral presentation at 3rd FUSE international conference on knowledge exchange in Public health/ Evidence to impact in public health. Newcastle Gateshead, United Kingdom. April 27-28, 2016.

Spitters, HPEM. and van de Goor, LAM. (2016). Met een policy game het ontwikkelen van effectief gezondheidsbeleid stimuleren, wat levert het op? (Stimulating the development of effective health policies by a policy game, wat influence does it have?) Oral presentation at National Public Health Congress (NCVGZ). Rotterdam, the Netherlands. April 6, 2016.

Spitters, HPEM. (2016). De invloed van een policy game op integrale beleidsontwikkeling (The influence of a policy game on integral policy development). Oral presentation at National Public Health Congress (NCVGZ). Rotterdam, the Netherlands. April 6, 2016.

Spitters, HPEM., Sandu, P., Lau, CL., Eklund Karlsson, L. and Van de Goor, LAM. (2016). In2Action: the impact of a serious game on collaboration and knowledge use in inter-sectoral policy processes in selected EU countries. Oral presentation at 3rd FUSE international conference on knowledge exchange in Public health/ Evidence to impact in public health. Newcastle Gateshead, United Kingdom. April 27-28, 2016.

Spitters, HPEM., Lau, CJ., Sandu, P., Rus, D., Eklund Karlsson, L., Glümer, C. and van de Goor, LAM. (2016). In2Action: the impact and learnings of a serious game on inter-sectoral policy processes in selected EU countries. Poster presentation at 22nd IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion. Curitiba, Brazil. May 22-26, 2016.

Spitters, HPEM., Lau, CJ., Sandu, P., Rus, D. and van de Goor, LAM. (2016). In2action - a policy game intervention for fostering the development of inter-sectoral evidence-informed local health policies. Oral presentation at 22nd IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion, Curitiba, Brazil. May 22-26, 2016.

2015

Bozdog, E., Rus, D., Sandu, P., Cherecheș, RM., Castellani, T., Tudisca, V. and Valente. A. (2015). How is the Delphi Method used in evidence informed (public) health policy development? Results of a literature review. Poster presentation at 11th Annual Meeting and 6th Conference of HEPA Europe.  Istanbul, Turkey. October 7-9, 2015.

Edwards, N., Roelofs, S., Viehbeck, S. and Anderson, C. (2015). Participatory Evaluation Strategies to Strengthen a Policy Research Project. Oral presentation at The Canadian Evaluation Society 2015 National Conference. Montreal, Canada. May 27, 2015.

Loncarevic, N. (2015). Stewardship approach and REPOPA project. Oral presentation at 8th European Public Health Conference. Milan, Italy. October14-17, 2015.

Roelofs, S., Anderson, C., Edwards, N. and Viehbeck, S. (2015). Evaluating Research Team Processes for Better Research Implementation. Oral presentation at The Canadian Evaluation Society 2015 National Conference. Montreal, Canada. May 25, 2015.

Sandu, P., Rus, D., Cherecheș, RM., Bozdog, EM., Baba, C. and the REPOPA Consortium. (2015). What is the role of evidence in the development of health enhancing physical activity (HEPA) promotion policies? The REPOPA project experience. Oral presentation at 1st International Conference on Non-communicable Diseases (ICONiC) Lessons learned from non-communicable diseases research and practice to improve population health. Cluj-Napoca, Romania. May 19-20, 2015.

Skovgaard, T. (2015). Stewardship approach for efficient Knowledge Translation: The REPOPA program. Oral presentation at 3rd International congress on sport science research and technology support. Lisbon, Portugal. November 16, 2015.

Spitters, HPEM. and van de Goor, LAM. (2015). The network and collaboration when developing local HEPA policy: learning via a policy game. Oral presentation at Dutch National Conference NCVGZ. Rotterdam, the Netherlands. April 9, 2015

van de Goor, LAM. and Spitters, HPEM. (2015). Experiencing a policy game: the development of local PA policy by collaboration, the network and use of evidence. Oral presentation as part of a workshop at National Conference NCVGZ. Rotterdam, the Netherlands. April 9, 2015.

2014

Aro, AR. (2014). REPOPA project Introduction. Oral presentation at 2nd International Congress on Sports Science Research and Technology Support (IcSport Conference), European projects panel. Rome, Italy. October 24-26, 2014.

Aro, AR. (2014). REPOPA project Introduction. Poster presentation at 2nd International Congress on Sports Science Research and Technology Support (IcSport Conference), European projects panel. Rome, Italy. October 24-26, 2014.

Dorgelo, A, and Jansen, J. (2014). Network meeting- Physical activity and elderly in Utrecht. Oral presentation at Careyn Tamarinde. Utrecht, the Netherlands. January 2014.

Dorgelo, A. and Jansen, J. (2014). Stakeholder meeting REPOPA - presentation at Meeting Key stakeholders. Roundtable presentation, CBO. Utrecht, the Netherlands. September 2014.

Valente, A. and Castellani, T. (2014). Stakeholders and policy makers interaction from a Delphi study. Situating Solidarities, EASST conference. Torun, Poland. September, 17, 2014.

Larsen, M. (2014). Stewardship interventions in Denmark. Oral presentation at Healthy Cities health impact assessment-project meeting. Esbjerg, Denmark.  April 3, 2014.

Lau, CJ. (2014). Policy gaming – an intervention method in local policy making. Oral presentation at The Danish Society of Public Health. Glostrup, Denmark. February 5, 2014.

Pettersen, CH. (2014). Youth participation in developing health enhancing physical activity (HEPA) policies. Oral Presentation at Hospital of Southern Denmark Research Symposium. Esbjerg, Denmark. November 27, 2014.

Sandu, P., Rus, D., Cherecheș, R.M., Brînză, C. and Baba, C. (2014). Leadership and driving forces in local health enhancing physical activity (HEPA) policy development in Romania. Oral presentation at 9th Fédération International d’Éducation Physique (FIEP) European Congress and 7th International Scientific Congress "Sport, Stress, Adaptation". Sofia, Bulgaria. October 9-12, 2014.

Spitters, HPEM. and van de Goor, LAM. (2014). A policy game in local PA policy. Oral presentation at Tranzo Meeting, Tilburg University. Tilburg, the Netherlands. October 2, 2014.

2013

Aro, AR. (2013). REPOPA- Project introduction. Oral presentation at Institute seminar. Esbjerg, Denmark. May 10, 2013.

Aro, AR. and Eklund Karlsson, L. (2013). REPOPA- Research into Policy to enhance Physical Activity – 5-year international study. Oral presentation at 7th Nordic Health Promotion Research Conference. Vestfold, Norway. June 17-19, 2013.

Aro, AR., Larsen, M. and Edwards, N. (2013). Collaboration across sectors to integrate research and real-life policy development. Oral presentation at 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion. Pattaya, Thailand. August 27, 2013.

Edwards, N., Viehbeck, S. and Roelofs, S. (2013). Knowledge-to-action and REPOPA: Adapting an existing cycle for use with complex health promotion interventions. Symposium oral presentation at 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion. Pattaya, Thailand. August 27, 2013.

Hämäläinen, R-M. and REPOPA Consortium. (2013). Needs, role and use of evidence in health enhancing physical activity policy making. Oral presentation at The Nordic Conference on Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice. Linköping, Sweden. February 6, 2013.

Hämäläinen, R-M. and Villa,T. (2013). Tutkimustieto ja liikuntapolitiikka (Research evidence and health enhancing physical activity policy). Oral presentation at National conference Sosiologipäivät, Tieto, tiede ja innovaatiot. Turku, Finland. March 21-22, 2013.

Hämäläinen, R-M. and Villa, T. (2013). Sektoreiden välinen yhteistyö terveyttä edistävässä liikuntapolitiikassa (Cross-sector cooperation in health enhancing physical activity policy). Oral presentation at National conference Sosiologipäivät, Arkiliikkumisen sosiologia. Turku Finland. March 21-22, 2013.

Hämäläinen, R-M, Villa T and REPOPA consortium. (2013). Terveyttä edistävän liikunnan politiikkatoimet ja tutkimustiedon ja muun tiedon käyttö (Policy making and use of research evidence in health). Oral presentation at Liikuntatieteen päivät (National Conference on Physical Activity and Sport). Jyvaskyla, Finland. June 12-13, 2013.

Larsen, M. and Lau, CJ. (2013). Panel discussion on bridging the gap between evidence and policy. On The Danish Public Health Days, Denmark. October 1, 2013.

Larsen, M. et al. (2013). Intersectoral action for health- the experience of a Danish municipality.  Oral presentation at 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion. Pattaya, Thailand.  August 27, 2013.

Larsen, M. et al. (2013). Use of research and knowledge in meta-policies. Oral presentation at 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion. Pattaya, Thailand. August 27, 2013.

Larsen, M., Gulis, G. and Pedersen, KM. (2013). Use of evidence in local public health work in Denmark. Oral presentation at 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion. Pattaya, Thailand. August 27, 2013.

Larsen, M., Koudenberg, OA. and Gulis, G. (2013). Use of Scientific Evidence in a Multi-level Decision Making Process about Health Policy in Italy. Oral presentation at 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion. Pattaya, Thailand.  August 27, 2013

Larsen, M. (2013). REPOPA project. Oral presentation at Public Mental Health Research – bridging the gap between evidence and policy. Organized by the European Commission. Brussels, Belgium.  January 22, 2013.

Larsen, M. (2013). REPOPA Project introduction. Oral presentation at Varde Municipality, Denmark. September, 16, 2013.

Lau, CJ., Fredsgaard, MW., Skovgaard, T., Jørgensen, T.,  Hämäläinen R-M., Aro, AR. and Glümer, C. (2013). Barriers and facilitators for use of research evidence in local policy making on physical activity. Oral presentation at International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) annual meeting. Ghent, Belgium. May 23, 2013

Lau, CJ, Fredsgaard, M., Skovgaard, T., Jørgensen, T., Glümer, C. and Aro, AR. (2013). Use of evidence in development of local policies with focus on physical activity- the REPOPA program. Oral presentation at Annual meeting of the Danish Society of Public Health. Nyborg, Denmark. September 30, 2013.

Lau, CJ and Larsen, M. (2013). REPOPA project introduction and initiation of interest group for better collaboration and knowledge exchange between public health research, practice and politics. Oral presentation at Annual meeting of the Danish Society of Public Health. Nyborg, Denmark. September 30, 2013.

REPOPA Symposium oral presentations at Holland FUSE Conference. Amsterdam, the Netherlands. April 22-23, 2013: Results of the policy analysis:

Hämäläinen, R-M. and Villa and T. REPOPA Finland. (2013). Needs, role and use of evidence in health enhancing physical activity policy making in Finland.

Valente, A., Castellani, T., Cori, L. and Bianchi, F. and REPOPA Italy. (2013). Use of Scientific Evidence in a Multi-Level Decision Making Process about Health Policy in Italy.

Van de Goor, LAM., Spitters, HPEM., Dorgelo, A. and Jansen, J. (2013). REPOPA The Netherlands. Results from policy analysis on the role of research evidence in Dutch national and local Health Enhancing Physical Activity (HEPA) policy.

Fredsgaard, MW., Juel Lau, C., Skovgaard, T., Glümer, C., Hämäläinen, R-M., Aro, AR. And REPOPA Denmark. (2013). Use of research evidence in local policy making on physical activity - the REPOPA project.

Spitters, HPEM.  and van de Goor, LAM. (2013). Game simulation in a policy setting.

Aro, AR., Valente, A., Hämäläinen, R-M., van de Goor, LAM., Fredsgaard, MW. (2013). Implications to improve the use of research evidence in health enhancing physical activity policies – workshop on results of the policy analysis.

Sandu, P., Rus, D., Chereches, RM., Marton-Vasarhelyi, EO. and Baba, C. (2013). Intersectoral and multilevel approaches in health enhancing physical activity policymaking in Romania. Oral presentation at The International Congress of Physical Education, Sports and Kinetotherapy, 3rd edition. Bucharest, Romania. June 14-15, 2013.

Spitters, HPEM., Van de Goor, LAM., Quanjel, M., Lau CL., Dorgelo, A., Jansen, J. and Glümer, C. (2013). Policy makers practice and research. Could a game bring them together. The REPOPA project. Poster presentation at Nederlands Congres Volksgezonheid (NCVGZ). Ede, the Nederland.  April 3, 2013.

2012

Aro, AR. (2012). Challenges of ethical clearance in international translational health policy research. Oral presentation at The 12th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine. Budapest, Hungary. August 29 –September 1, 2012

Aro, AR., Larsen, M., Fredsgaard, MW. and Gulis, G. (2012). REPOPA- Research Into Policy to Enhance Physical Activity – 5-Year International Study. Oral presentation at 13th World Health Conference. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. April 23-27, 2012.

2011

Aro, AR., Edwards, N., Ståhl, T., van de Goor LAM. and Quanjel, MMH. (2011). REsearch into POlicy in Physical Activity – which theories and methods are applicable? Oral presentation at 4th European Public Health Conference. Copenhagen, Denmark. November 9-12, 2011

 

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