Nicole den Braver

Nicole den Braver is a postdoctoral researchers at the department of Epidemiology & Data Science of the Amsterdam UMC. The main focus of her research is pathways between built environment, lifestyle behaviors and non-communicable diseases. Her thesis was on built environmental characteristics related to physical activity and dietary behaviors, and the incidence and progression of type 2 diabetes. Nicole is also involved as a postdoctoral researcher in the Policy Evaluation Network, focusing on the development of a physical activity environment policy index.

Publications

Adherence to a food group-based dietary guideline and incidence of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.

den Braver, N.R., Rutters, F., van der Spek, A.L.J.K. et al.
European Journal of Nutrition volume 59, pages 2159–2169 (2020)

Recent Changes in the Dutch Foodscape: Socioeconomic and Urban-Rural Differences.

de Pinho MGM, Mackenbach JD, den Braver NR, Beulens J, Brug J, Lakerveld J.
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity volume 17, Article number: 43 (2020)

Neighbourhood Drivability: Environmental and Individual Characteristics Associated With Car Use Across Europe.

den Braver NR, Kok JG, Mackenbach JD, Rutter H, Oppert J-M, Compernolle S, Twisk JWR, Brug J, Beulens JWJ, Lakerveld, J.
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity volume 17, Article number: 8 (2020)

Built environmental characteristics and diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

den Braver NR, Lakerveld J, Rutters F, Schoonmade LJ, Brug J, Beulens JWJ.
BMC Med. 2018 Jan 31;16(1):12.

Decoding the exposome

Decoding the exposome

Exposome-NL is a Dutch consortium of over fifty scientists from different disciplines, universities and medical centres. Together the scientists will systematically sequence the environmental factors influencing our health.

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