Publikationen - Institut für Medizinische Soziologie seit 2012

I. Originalarbeiten Veröffentlichungen in wissenschaftlichen Fachzeitschriften



Engels M, Boß L, Engels J, Kuhlmann R, Kuske J, Lepper S, Lesener L, Pavlista V, Diebig M, Lunau T, Ruhle SA, Zapkau FB, Angerer P, Hoewner J, Lehr D, Schwens C, Süß S, Wulf IC, Dragano N (2022). Facilitating stress prevention in micro and small-sized enterprises: protocol for a mixed method study to evaluate the effectiveness and implementation process of targeted web-based interventions. BMC Public Health 22, 591.
Ratz T, Pischke CR, Voelcker-Rehage C, Lippke S (2022). Distinct physical activity and sedentary behavior trajectories in older adults during participation in a physical activity intervention: a latent class growth analysis. Eur Rev Aging Phys Act 19(1):1. doi: 10.1186/s11556-021-00281-x.
Götz S, Kreffter K, Weyers S (2022). Soziale Lage, Muster in der Präventionsnutzung und kindliche Entwicklung – eine Clusteranalyse im Rahmen der Schuleingangsuntersuchung, Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung.
Faßbender D, Kreffter K, Götz S, Hagemeister M, Lisak-Wahl S, Nguyen TH, Stemper T, Weyers S (2022). Is the Level of Motor Development at School Entry Related to the Use of Municipal Exercise Programs? A Social-Differential Analysis. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; 19(5):3047.


Peters M, Ratz T, Muellmann S, Meyer J, von Holdt K, Voelcker-Rehage C, Lippke S, Pischke CR (2021) Presenting the "Fit im Nordwesten" toolbox Development and dissemination of materials and recommendations for the promotion of physical activity among older adults in the community setting. Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung; (): . doi: 10.1007/s11553-021-00926-w
Wessely S, Starke D, Weyers S, Joisten C (2021) Closing the gap between practice and science in school- and community-based participatory physical literacy promotion: study protocol of the StuPs project. BMC Public Health; 21(1): doi: 10.1186/s12889-021-10666-3
Boß L, Angerer P, Dragano N, Ebert D, Engels M, Heber E, Kuhlmann R, Ruhle S, Schwens C, Wulf IC, Lehr D (2021) Comparative effectiveness of guided Internet-based stress management training versus established in-person group training in employees – study protocol for a pragmatic, randomized, non-inferiority trial. BMC Public Health 21, 2177.
Weyers S, Höhmann A, Götz S, Kreffter K (2021). Reminder system for health screening in early childhood – an analysis regarding different social circumstances. BMC Pediatrics, 21: 438.
Ratz T, Voelcker-Rehage C, Pischke CR, Muellmann S, Peters M, Lippke S. Health-related lifestyle and dropout from a web-based physical activity intervention trial in older adults: A latent profile analysis. Health Psychology; 40(8): 481-490. doi: 10.1037/hea0001091. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34472906
Heinrichs K, Abel T, Matos Fialho PM, Pischke CR, Busse H, Wendt C, Stock C. Critical Health Literacy in a Pandemic: A Cluster Analysis Among German University Students. Int J Public Health. 2021 Aug 20;66:1604210. doi: 10.3389/ijph.2021.1604210. eCollection 2021. PMID: 34483810 Free PMC article.
Pischke CR, Helmer SM, Pohlabeln H, Muellmann S, Schneider S, Reintjes R, Schmidt-Pokrzywniak A, Girbig M, Krämer A, Icks A, Walter U, Zeeb H. (2021). Effects of a brief web-based "social norms"-intervention on alcohol, tobacco and cannabis use among German university students: Results of a cluster-controlled trial conducted at eight universities. Front Public Health 9:659875.

Dederichs M, Weber J, Pischke CR, Angerer P, Apolinário-Hagen J (2021). Exploring medical students' views on digital mental health interventions: A qualitative study. J Internet Interv 25:100398.

Kreffter K, Götz S, Lisak-Wahl S, Nguyen TH, Dragano N, Weyers S (2021) Doctors as disseminators? Practicing physicians as multipliers for community-based prevention networks in a large city in western Germany. J Public Health. DOI: 10.1007/s10389-021-01601-2.
  Nguyen TH, Götz S, Kreffter K, Lisak-Wahl S, Dragano N, Weyers S (2021) Neighbourhood deprivation and obesity among 5,656 pre-school children—findings from mandatory school enrollment examinations. European Journal of Pediatrics; 180: 1947-1954.
Pischke CR, Sill J, Steenbock B, Siebels R, Kolpatzik K, Zeeb H (2021). Gesundheitskompetenz und gesundheitliche Situation von Erzieher/innen. Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung; 16(1): 81-87. doi: 10.1007/s11553-020-00779-9


Härter M, Ditzen B, Dragano N, Fabry G, Kaiser J, Kropp P, Richter M, Schut C, von dem Knesebeck O, Bremer D (2020) Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie im Wandel - Bestandsaufnahme und Perspektiven der beiden Fächer in Deutschland. (Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology in Transition – Review and Perspectives of the two Disciplines in Germany). Psychotherapie Psychosomatik Medizinische Psychologie; 70(5): 205-211.
Weyers S, Dintsios CM, Lisak-Wahl S, Götz S, Nguyen T, Kreffter K (2020). Ist Bewegung eine Frage des Geldes? Eine Analyse des Kostengeschehens kommunaler Prävention für Kinder aus Nutzerperspektive. Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung 16:104–109. DOI: 10.1007/s11553-020-00802-z
Neuenschwander M, Barbaresko J, Pischke CR, Iser N, Beckhaus J, Schwingshackl L, Schlesinger S (2020) Intake of dietary fats and fatty acids and the incidence of type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective observational studies. PLoS Medicine, 17(12).
Brandes B, Buck C, Wright MN, Pischke CR, Brandes M (2020) Impact of "JolinchenKids-Fit and Healthy in Daycare" on Children's Objectively Measured Physical Activity: A Cluster-Controlled Study. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 17(10): 1025-1033.
Lloret D, Gervilla E, Juan M, Castaño Y, Pischke CR, Samkange-Zeeb F, Mendes F (2020) Community Intervention Self-Efficacy Scale for Parent Leaders (CONNECTED): Parents' Empowerment to Prevent Adolescent Alcohol Use. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(13).
Wang J, Rogge AA, Armour M, Smith CA, D'Adamo CR, Pischke CR, Yen HR, Wu MY, Moré AOO, Witt CM, Pach D (2020). International ResearchKit App for women with menstrual pain (development, access, and engagement): Pragmatic randomized control trial. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 8(2):e14661. doi: 10.2196/14661
Pischke CR, Voelcker-Rehage C, Peters M, Ratz T, Pohlabeln H, Meyer J, von Holdt K, Lippke S (2020). Implementation and effects of information technology-based and print-based interventions to promote physical activity among community-dwelling older adults: Protocol for a randomized crossover trial. JMIR Res Protoc;9(4):e15168. doi: 10.2196/15168. PMID: 32338622
Wichmann F, Pischke CR, Jürgens D, Darmann-Finck I, Koppelin F, Lippke S, Pauls A, Peters M, Voelcker-Rehage C, Muellmann S (2020). Requirements for (web-based) physical activity interventions targeting adults above the age of 65 years - qualitative results regarding acceptance and needs of participants and non-participants. BMC Public Health. 2020 Jun 11;20(1):907. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-08927-8. PMID: 32527251

Diebig M, Dragano N, Körner U, Lunau T, Wulf IC, Angerer P (2020). Development and validation of a questionnaire to measure psychosocial work stressors in modern working environments. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 62 (3):185-193. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000001779
Kreffter K, Wahl S, Dragano N, Weyers S (2020). Families with need are families we have to approach. A participatory needs assessment for community prevention for children. Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung; 15(1): 56-64.

Wichmann F, Braun M, Ganz T, Lubasch J, Heidenreich T, Laging M, Pischke CR (2020). Assessment of campus community readiness for tailoring implementation of evidence-based online programs to prevent risky substance use among university students in Germany. Transl Behav Med; 10(1): 114-122. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibz060.


Wichmann F, Brandes M, Jahn I, Muellmann S, Peters M, Pischke CR, Zeeb H (2019). DEVASYS - Development of an online tool to support systematic evaluation of intervention projects in prevention and health promotion. Gesundheitswesen. doi: 10.1055/a-1005-6755. PMID: 31842242
Steenbock B, Buck C, Zeeb H, Rach S, Pischke CR (2019). Impact of the intervention program "JolinchenKids - fit and healthy in daycare" on energy balance related-behaviors: results of a cluster controlled trial. BMC Pediatr 13;19(1):432. doi: 10.1186/s12887-019-1817-8

Czwikla G, Boen F, Cook DG, de Jong J, Harris T, Hilz LK, Iliffe S, Morris R, Muellmann S, Peels DA, Pischke CR, Schüz B, Stevens M, van Lenthe FJ, Vanderlinden J, Bolte G (2019). Equity-specific effects of interventions to promote physical activity among middle-aged and older adults: Development of a collaborative equity-specific re-analysis strategy. Int J Environ Res Public Health 16(17). pii: E3195. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16173195
Muellmann S, Buck C, Voelcker-Rehage C, Bragina I, Lippke S, Meyer J, Peters M, Pischke CR (2019). Effects of two web-based interventions promoting physical activity among older adults compared to a delayed intervention control group in Northwestern Germany: Results of the PROMOTE community-based intervention trial. Prev Med Rep 15:100958. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2019.100958
Ratz T, Lippke S, Muellmann S, Peters M, Pischke CR, Meyer J, Bragina I, Voelcker-Rehage C (2019). Effects of two web-based interventions and mediating mechanisms on stage of change regarding physical activity in older adults. Appl Psychol Health Well Being. doi: 10.1111/aphw.12174
Kebede MM, Pischke CR (2019). Popular diabetes apps and the impact of diabetes app use on self-care behaviour: A survey among the digital community of persons with diabetes on social media. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 10:135. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2019.00135. PMID: 30881349

Diebig M, Dragano N, Körner U, Lunau T, Wulf IC, Angerer P (2020). Development and validation of a questionnaire to measure psychosocial work stressors in modern working environments. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 62 (3):185-193.62(3):185-193. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000001779. 
Kreffter K, Wahl S, Dragano N, Weyers S (2019) Familien mit Bedarf sind Familien, auf die wir zugehen müssen. Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung 25(3), 263-271. doi: 10.1007/s11553-019-00733-4


Dragano N, Faller G, Kuhn J, Latza U (2019) Die Gesundheit der Beschäftigten im Blick behalten. Public Health in der Arbeitswelt.Personalführung 7-8: 20-24.
Kebede MM, Schuett C, Pischke CR (2019) The role of continuous glucose monitoring, diabetes smartphone applications, and self-care behavior in glycemic control: Results of a multi-national online survey. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 8(1): E109. doi: 10.3390/jcm8010109
Hovanec J, Weiß T, Koch H, Pesch B, Behrens T, Kendzia B, Arendt M, Dragano N, Moebus S, Schmidt B, Brüning T, Jöckel KH. Smoking and urinary cotinine by socioeconomic status in the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2019; 73: 489-495



Kebede MM, Peters M, Heise TL, Pischke CR (2018)  Comparison of three meta-analytic methods using data from digital interventions on type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity, 12:59-73. doi: 10.2147/DMSO.S180106.
Kebede M, Steenbock B, Helmer SM, Möllers T, Sill J, Pischke CR (2018)  Identifying evidence-informed physical activity apps: Content analysis. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth, 18;6(12):e10314. doi: 10.2196/10314.
Sill J, Steenbock B, Helmer S, Zeeb H, Pischke CR (2018) Apps zur Förderung von körperlicher Aktivität – Nutzung und Einstellungen bei Erwachsenen im Alter von 50 Jahren und älter: Ergebnisse eines Online-Surveys. Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung.
Wichmann F, Sill J, Hassenstein MJ, Zeeb H, Pischke CR (2018). Apps zur Förderung von körperlicher Aktivität Einstellungen, Nutzungspräferenzen und Akzeptanz bei Erwachsenen im Alter von 50 Jahren und älter: Ergebnisse von Fokusgruppendiskussionen. Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung.
Kebede MM, Zeeb H, Peters M, Heise TL, Pischke CR (2018). Effectiveness of digital interventions for improving glycemic control in persons with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes: A systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression analysis. Diabetes Technol Ther, 20(11):767-782.
Lehne G, Zeeb H, Pischke CR, Mikolajczyk R, Bewick BM, McAlaney J, Dempsey R., Van Hal G, Stock ., Akvardar Y, Kalina O, Orosova O, Aguinaga-Ontoso I, Guillen-Grima F, Helmer SM (2018) Personal and perceived peer use and attitudes towards use of non-prescribed prescription sedatives and sleeping pills among university students in seven European countries. Addictive Behaviors, 12;87:17-23.
Weyers S (2018). Die Schuleingangsuntersuchung – alles schon gewusst? Zur Analyse der Prävention und sozialen Lage. Neue Daten zur Kinder- und Jugendgesundheit für nachhaltige Taten? Trends und Herausforderungen für die Praxis. 101 Impulse für Gesundheitsförderung, ISSN 1438-6666, 4.Quartal DEZ.2018, S. 27-28.
Weyers SKreffter K, Wahl S (2018). Soziale Ungleichheit der Inanspruchnahme kommunaler Bewegungsangebote. Social inequalities in the utilization of community prevention to increase physical activity.
Jacobs R, Weyers S (2018). Gesundheitsförderlicher Lebensstil von Medizinstudierenden: Machen sie es wirklich besser? Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung, 14, 264–269 (2019).
Wahl S, Kreffter K, Müller-Thur K, Frölich S, Dragano N, Weyers S (2018). Die Schuleingangsuntersuchung als Türöffner für die gesundheitswissenschaftliche Forschung? Eine Analyse zur Studienteilnahme „schwer erreichbarer“ Bevölkerungsgruppen. Bundesgesundheitsblatt - Gesundheitsforschung - Gesundheitsschutz, 61(10), 1236-1241.
  Weyers SWahl SDragano NMüller-Thur K (2018). Ist der Datenschatz schon gehoben? Eine Übersichtsarbeit zur Nutzung der Schuleingangsuntersuchung für die Gesundheitswissenschaften. Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung; 13 (3), 261-268.
Wahl S,  Müller-Thur K, Dragano N,  Weyers S (2018) Wer macht mit? Zur Repräsentativität einer Elternbefragung im Rahmen der Schuleingangsuntersuchung. Das Gesundheitswesen, 80(08/09): 726-731. DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-118784.
Weyers S, Richter M (2018). Prävention gesundheitlicher Ungleichheiten. In: Hurrelmann K, Richter M, Klotz T, Stock S (Hrsg.) Referenzwerk Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung. 4. Auflage. Hogrefe Göttingen, 390-398


Lunau T, Dragano N, Siegrist J, Wahrendorf M (2017) Country differences of psychosocial working conditions in Europe: the role of health and safety management practices. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1007/s00420-017-1225-z.
  Wahl SMüller-Thur K, Dragano NWeyers S (2017) Wer macht mit? Zur Repräsentativität einer Elternbefragung im Rahmen der Schuleingangsuntersuchung. Das Gesundheitswesen (in press). DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-118784.

Frölich S, Lehmann N, Weyers S, Wahl S, Dragano N, Budde T, Kälsch H, Mahabadi AA, Erbel R, Moebus S,  Jöckel KH, Schmidt B on behalf of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study Investigators (2017) Association of dietary  patterns with five-year degree and progression of coronary artery  calcifica-tion in the Heinz Nixdorf Recall study. Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases; 27: 999-1007. doi: 10.1016/j.numecd.2017.09.002.


Götz S, Weyers S, Wahl S (2016): Bestandsaufnahme der kommunalen Präventionsangebote für werdende Eltern und Kinder zwischen 0 und 6 Jahren in Düsseldorf. Düsseldorf: Institut für Medizinische Soziologie.


Fekete C, Weyers S (2016) Soziale Ungleichheit im Ernährungsverhalten: Befundlage, Ursachen und Interventionen. [Social inequalties in nutritition: Evidence, causes and interventions.] Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung, Gesundheitsschutz, 59(2):197-205.



Fekete C, Weyers S (2015) Soziale Ungleichheit im Ernährungsverhalten: Befundlage, Ursachen und Interventionen. Bundesgesundheitsblatt, 59, 2:197-205.

Dragano N, Lunau T, Eikemo TA, Toch-Marquardt M, van der Wel KA, Bambra C (2015). Who knows the risk? A multilevel study of systematic variations in work-related safety knowledge in the European workforce. Occupational & Environmental  Medicine; 72:553-559.

Lunau T, Siegrist J, Dragano N, Wahrendorf M (2015) The Association between Education and Work Stress: Does the Policy Context Matter?  PLoS ONE 10(3): e0121573. doi:10.1371/journal.pone. 0121573.

Schneider S, D’Agostino A, Weyers S, Diehl K, Gruber J (2015) Neighborhood deprivation and physical activity facilities - no support for the deprivation amplification hypothesis. Journal of Physical Activity and Health 12(7):990-997.
Dragano N, Wahl S (2015) Zielgruppenspezifisches Gesundheitsmanagement: Hintergründe, Strategien und Qualitätsstandards. In: Badura B, Ducki A, Schröder H, Klose J, Meyer M (Hrsg.): Fehlzeiten-Report 2015. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, S. 21–29.



Montano D, Hoven H, Siegrist J (2014). Effects of organisational-level interventions at work on employees' health: a systematic review. BMC Public Health 14:135.

Montano D, Hoven H, Siegrist J (2014). A meta-analysis of health effects of randomized controlled worksite interventions: Does social stratification matter? Scandinavian  Journal of Work, Environ-mental & Health 40(3):230–4.

Hoven H, Ford D, Willmot A, Hagan S, Siegrist J (2014). Job Coaching and Success in Gaining and Sustaining Employment Among Homeless People. Research on Social Work Practice, 1-7. doi:10.1177/1049731514562285.

R, Lehmann N, Churzidse S, Rauwolf M, Mahabadi A, Möhlenkamp S,  Moebus S,  Bauer M, Kälsch H,  Budde T, Montag  M,  Schmermund A, Stang A, Führer-Sakel D, Weimar C, Roggenbuck U, Dragano N, Jöckel KH on behalf of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study Investigators (2014) Progres-sion of Coronary Artery Calcification seems to be inevitable, but predictable - Result of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall (HNR) Study . European Heart Journal European Heart Journal. 35:2960-71. doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehu288.

Brussig M, Dragano N, Mümken S (2014) Health promotion for unemployed jobseekers: New developments in Germany. Health Policy 114: 192-9.

Kälsch H, Lehmann N, Mahabadi AA, Bauer M, Kara K, Hüppe P, Moebus S, Möhlenkamp S, Dragano N, Schmermund A, Stang A, Jöckel KH, Erbel R (2014) Beyond Framingham risk factors and coronary calcification: does aortic valve calcification improve risk prediction? The Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study. Heart 100:930-7. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2013-305205.

Kälsch H, Lehmann N, Berg MH, Mahabadi AA, Möhlenkamp S, Bauer M, Kara K, Dragano N, Hoff-mann B, Moebus S, Schmermund A, Jöckel KH, Erbel R (2014) Coronary artery calcifications outper-forms  thoracic aortic calcification for the prediction  of myocardial infarction and all-cause mortali-ty- The Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 21(9):1163-70. PMID: 23467675.

Schmidt B, Loerbroks A, Herr RM, Wilson MG, Jarczok MN, Litaker D, Mauss D, Bosch JA, Fischer JE (2014)  Associations between supportive leadership and employees’ self-rated health in  an occupational sample. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 21(5), 750–6.



Lunau T, Wahrendorf M, Dragano N, Siegrist J (2013) Work stress and depressive symptoms in older employees: impact of national labour and social policies. BMC Public Health, 13: 1086.

Weigl M,  Hornung S, Angerer P, Siegrist J,  Glaser J (2013) The effects of improving hospital physicians working conditions on patient care: a prospective, controlled intervention study. BMC Health Services Research 13: 401.

Wahl S, Möhlenkamp S, Erbel R, Moebus S, Andrich S, Stang A, Jöckel KH, Dragano N (2013) Screening results for subclinical coronary artery calcification in asymptomatic individuals in relation to a detailed parental history of premature coronary heart disease. European Journal for Epidemiology, 28: 301–310.
Weyers S, Richter M (2013) Prävention gesundheitlicher Ungleichheiten. In: Hurrelmann K, Klotz T, Haisch J (Hrsg.) Lehrbuch Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung. 4. Auflage. Bern: Hans Huber, 390-398.


Dragano N (2012) Obst, Gemüse, Currywurst: Ernährung und Gesundheit in der Heinz Nixdorf Recall Studie. Essener Kardiologische Kardiovaskuläre Nachrichten. 01/12: 31-35.

Erbel R, Lehmann N, Möhlenkamp S, Churzidse S, Bauer M, Kälsch H, Schmermund A, Moebus S, Stang A, Roggenbuck U, Bröcker-Preuß M, Dragano N, Weimar C, Siegrist J, Jöckel KH (2012) Subclinical coronary atherosclerosis predicts cardiovascular risk in different stages of hypertension - Result of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study. Hypertension, 59: 44-53.
  von dem Knesebeck O, Hoehne A, Link C, Marceau L, Adams A, Roland M, Campbell S, Siegrist J, McKinlay J (2012) Talking about smoking in primary care medical practice--results of experimental studies from the US, UK and Germany. Patient Education and Counseling, 89:51-56.

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