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.
Nicolette R. den Braver; Joline W.J. Beulens; C. Fangyun Wu; Ghazal S. Fazli; Peter Gozdyra; Nicholas A. Howell; Jeroen Lakerveld; John S. Moin; Femke Rutters; Johannes Brug; Rahim Moineddin; Gillian L. Booth
Diabetes Care, dc221549
Thao Minh Lam, Alfred J. Wagtendonk, Nicolette R. den Braver, Derek Karssenberg, Ilonca Vaartjes, Erik J. Timmermans, Joline W. J. Beulens, Jeroen Lakerveld
Obesity, volume 31, issue 1
N.R. den Braver, J. Lakerveld, P. Gozdyra, T. van de Brug, J.S. Moin, G.S. Fazli, F. Rutters, J. Brug, R. Moineddin, J.W.J. Beulens, G.L. Booth
Environ Int . 2022 May;163:107182
N.R. den Braver, F. Rutters, A.J. Wagtendonk, J.G. Kok, P.P. Harms, J. Brug, J.W.J. Beulens, J. Lakerveld
Health Place . 2021 May;69:102560.
Thao Minh Lam, Zhiyong Wang, Ilonca Vaartjes, Derek Karssenberg, Dick Ettema, Marco Helbich, Erik J. Timmermans, Lawrence D. Frank, Nicolette R. den Braver, Alfred J. Wagtendonk, Joline W. J. Beulens & Jeroen Lakerveld
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity volume 19, Article number: 50 (2022)
Pinho MGM, Lakerveld J, Harbers MC, Sluijs I, Vermeulen R, Huss A, Boer JMA, Verschuren WMM, Brug J, Beulens JWJ, Mackenbach JD.
European Journal of Nutrition. 60 (2021).
Beulens JWJ, Pinho MGM, Abreu TC, den Braver NR, Lam TM, Huss A, Vlaanderen J, Sonnenschein T, Siddiqui NZ, Yuan Z, Kerckhoffs J, Zhernakova A, Brandao Gois MF, Vermeulen RCH.
Diabetologia. 2021 Nov 18.
The environment we live in has a dominant impact on our health. It explains an estimated seventy percent of the chronic disease burden. Where we live, what we eat, how much we exercise, the air we breathe and whom we associate with; all of these environmental factors play a role. The combination of these factors over the life course is called the exposome. There is general (scientific) consensus that understanding more about the exposome will help explain the current burden of disease and that it provides entry points for prevention and ...Read More