Andrea Schaller

Andrea Schaller
Deutsche Sporthochschule Köln | DSHS · AG Bewegungsbezogene Präventionsforschung Institut für Bewegungstherapie und bewegungsorientierte Prävention und Rehabilitation

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April 2016 - present
IST-University of Applied Sciences
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  • Professor
August 2010 - January 2018
Deutsche Sporthochschule Köln
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  • Senior Researcher

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Publications (117)
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IntroductionThe workplace is considered a promising setting for reaching physically inactive adults, but participation quotes in workplace health promotion (WHP) remain low. Regarding the low participation in WHP, the question emerges concerning the importance of health communication strategies. This paper presents the results from the evaluation o...
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Hintergrund und Stand (inter)nationaler Forschung: Dem wachsenden Pflegebedarf steht ein Mangel an Pflegekräften gegenüber. Gleichzeitig sind Pflegekräfte in ihrem Arbeitsalltag hohen physischen und psychischen Anforderungen ausgesetzt und es zeigen sich überdurchschnittlich hohe krankheitsbedingte Fehlzeiten im Vergleich zu anderen Professionen. D...
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Zusammenfassung Gesundheits- und Versorgungsziele sind eine unverzichtbare Grundvoraussetzung für ein funktionierendes Gesundheitssystem. Das Dilemma des deutschen Gesundheitssystems ist, dass es nicht planvoll weiter entwickelt wurde, sondern dass es historisch gewachsen ist. In den letzten Jahren hat es sich im freien Spiel der Kräfte zu dem entw...
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Es besteht kein Zweifel daran, dass Bewegung ein wirksames Medikament ist. Das von der Weltgesundheitsorganisation (WHO) empfohlene minimale Aktivitätsniveau erreichen aber längst nicht alle. Um langfristig Menschen zu Bewegung zu motivieren, benötigt es eine Verhaltensänderung. Das Modell der Bewegungsbezogenen Gesundheitskompetenz bildet die Grun...
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Background The German health care system is faced with a serious shortage of nurses. This is associated, amongst other things, with difficult working conditions and work-related health burdens. Workplace health promotion (WHP) is considered a promising approach to promote the health of nurses. The present review aims to give an overview on existing...
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Studies show that workplace health promotion (WHP) can reduce sickness-related absen- teeism among employees and secure long-term workability. Embedding WHP in workplace health management (WHM) can contribute to sustainability and holism. This study aimed to investigate organizational framework conditions for WHM in different settings of nursing in...
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Introduction In workplace health promotion (WHP), health literacy and work ability are considered as outcomes of high interest. Therefore, the question arises as to what extent individual health literacy skills have an impact on work ability alongside sociodemographic influences. Objectives This study aimed to examine the associations between a st...
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Background: The growing need for nursing care is offset by a shortage of nurses, who are exposed to high physical and psychological demands in their daily work and have above-average absences that vary between different care settings. Based on the data on sick days, the question arises: What are the subjective work-related health burdens of nurses...
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Background: The workplace is an important setting for adult health promotion including exercise training such as resistance training (RT). Since the reporting of exercise training interventions is generally inconsistent, the objective of this systematic review was to investigate the attention to principles of RT progression and variables of RT exer...
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Background Working in the nursing sector is accompanied by great physical and mental health burdens. Consequently, it is necessary to develop target-oriented, sustainable profession-specific support and health promotion measures for nurses. Objectives The present review aims to give an overview of existing major health problems and violence experi...
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https://www.egms.de/static/de/meetings/dkvf2021/21dkvf197.shtml Studienprotokoll des BAGGer-Projektes: Ziel des Modellprojekts ist die Gesundheitsförderung und Verbesserung der Arbeitssituation pflegender Beschäftigter. Das Projekt ist in zwei Phasen unterteilt: Nach der partizipativen Entwicklung und Implementierung eines zielgruppenspezifischen B...
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Background The emerging adulthood is traditionally viewed as a time of optimal health, but also as a critical life span, characterized by changing life circumstances and the establishment of an individual lifestyle. Especially university life seems to hold several challenges impeding the manifestation of a health supporting manner, as many students...
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Zusammenfassung Ausgehend von der wachsenden Bedeutung des Themas Transfer in den Rehabilitationswissenschaften, stellt das vorliegende Diskussionspapier eine Systematisierung von Transferaufgaben und -aktivitäten im Projektverlauf aus Sicht von Forschenden vor. Neben den Erfahrungen der Autorinnen fließen dabei die Ergebnisse aus zwei moderierten...
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Cross-company networking and counseling is considered to be a promising approach for workplace health promotion in small and medium-sized enterprises. However, a systematic and empirical approach on how such networks can be developed is lacking. The aims of the present paper are to describe the approach of a social network analysis supporting the d...
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There is great potential for the implementation of physical-activity measures at the workplace, especially in smaller companies. The present paper describes the study protocol for evaluating an impact-model-based multicomponent intervention promoting physical activity at the workplace within a cross-company network. The evaluation is based on a log...
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Das SARS-CoV-2-Virus sowie die Maßnahmen zur Vermeidung von dessen Ausbreitung verändern die Rahmenbedingungen für körperliche Aktivität bzw. Bewegung. Vor dem Hintergrund ihrer gesundheitsfördernden Wirkung stellt sich die Frage, ob und wie sich das Bewegungsverhalten der Bevölkerung oder einzelner Gruppen in Deutschland während des Lockdowns verä...
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Auf Initiative der Arbeitsgruppe Bewegungstherapie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Rehabilitationswissenschaften (DGRW), der Kommission Gesundheit in der Deutschen Vereinigung für Sportwissenschaft (dvs), der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Physiotherapiewissenschaft (DGPTW) sowie des Deutschen Verbandes für Gesundheitssport und Sporttherapie e. V. (DVGS...
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Background Since prevalence estimates of recommended physical activity (PA) considerably vary between different surveys, prevalence might be crucially affected by the choice of measuring instrument. The aim of the present study is to compare the results of four PA questionnaires regarding the current moderate- and vigorous-intensity aerobic PA (MVP...
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Young adults have a high societal relevance but are still an under-represented target group in health promotion. Health literacy is widely acknowledged as one of the strongest predictors and key determinant of health, so its influence on work ability is of great interest. The purpose of the study was to examine the associations between health-relat...
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The brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is involved in the plasticity and development of the central nervous system. Thereby the protein synthesis is highly related to neuronal activity, and its signaling pathways are associated with several substances like, e.g. glucocorticoids, which seem to be able to activate BDNF-Tropomyosin receptor kina...
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The untapped potential of workplace health promotion (WHP) in smaller companies and the promising approach to promote physical activity in the workplace requires application-oriented approaches. This study describes the participatory, theory-based development of a cross-company network with a multicomponent intervention for promoting physical activ...
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Ziel der Studie Ziel der vorliegenden Arbeit war es, die Erfahrungen von versorgungsnahen Praxisakteuren der medizinischen Rehabilitation im Rahmen ihrer Mitwirkung bei Forschungsprojekten zu beschreiben. Methodik Es wurden 8 halbstrukturierte Leitfadeninterviews mit Mitarbeitenden in medizinischen Rehabilitationseinrichtungen durchgeführt (3 Fraue...
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Background: Young adults have a high societal relevance as future workforce. At the same time, this target group has to face new challenges in the phase of "emerging adulthood" (age span 18-25 years), such as increasing autonomy and responsibility, which have a substantial impact on health and well-being. In this context, health literacy is importa...
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Engagement with web-based interventions is both generally low and typically declining. Visits and revisits remain a challenge. Based on log data of a web-based cluster randomized controlled trial conducted in vocational schools, the present secondary analysis aimed to identify influencing factors on initially logging in to a health promotion platfo...
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Background: The Global Physical Activity Questionnaire (GPAQ) is applied internationally as a tool to assess the level of physical activity. The GPAQ was designed as an interview, including the use of show cards, which visualise activities of moderate and intensive physical activity and support the distinction between these intensities. The self-a...
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Background: Multicomponent interventions combined with health coaching are widely recommended to improve a healthy lifestyle. The aim of the present study was to analyse the usage and acceptance of a multicomponent intervention (telephone, web and face-to-face coaching) for low back pain patients, and thereby gain an understanding of why this inte...
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Against the background of an ageing population, the target group of young adults holds strong societal relevance as the future workforce. At the same time, young adults find themselves in a critical phase of life regarding the manifestation of a healthy lifestyle. In this context, young adults' health literacy gains importance. Web-based interventi...
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Zusammenfassung Der vorliegende Beitrag dient als Einführung der Reihe „Wo sich Wissenschaft und Praxis treffen“. In diesem Rahmen werden künftig in regelmäßigen Abständen die Grundlagen wissenschaftlicher Methoden für Praktiker und Nachwuchswissenschaftler erläutert. Auf diese Weise soll für wesentliche Aspekte des wissenschaftlichen Arbeitens sen...
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Studies show that high health literacy (HL) can support the promotion and maintenance of healthy behavior such as physical activity (PA). However, most studies rely on subjective data. The aim of the present study is to investigate the relationship between HL and PA, not only with subjectively but also with objectively measured PA data. The present...
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Background: Multicomponent interventions combined with health coaching are widely recommended to improve a healthy lifestyle. The aim of the present study was to analyse the usage and acceptance of a multicomponent intervention (telephone, web and face-to-face coaching) for low back pain patients, and thereby gain an understanding of why this inter...
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Background: Multicomponent interventions combined with health coaching are widely recommended to improve a healthy lifestyle. The present study analysed the usage and acceptance of approaches of a multicomponent intervention (telephone, web and face-to-face coaching) for low back pain patients, with the purpose of understanding why the intervention...
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Purpose: Studies show that high levels of health literacy (HL) can support the promotion and maintenance of healthy behaviour such as physical activity (PA). However, most of these studies rely on subjective data. Hence, the aim of the present study was the investigation of the relationship of HL and PA, not only with subjectively (questionnaire)...
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Background Due to technological progress, increasing flexibility and increased competitive pressure the importance of workplace health promotion is increasingly important. Thus, for optimal workplace health promotion the mutual interaction of different interest groups is of utmost importance. Objectives What expectations do the different interest...
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Purpose With regard to the current recommendations on physical activity (PA), besides aerobic physical activity (A-PA) (150 min of moderate- or 75 min of vigorous-intensity PA or a combination of both per week for 18-64-years-olds), muscle-strengthening activities (M-PA, on at least two days/week) are often overlooked both in research and practice...
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Background The need for evidence development in prevention and health promotion has gained importance. Physical activity promotion as a main field of health promotion is acknowledged as a complex intervention. This study aimed at exploring the challenges faced by researchers during studies on physical activity promotion. Materials and methods Nine...
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Hintergrund: Webbasierte Maßnahmen und Interventionen in Bildungseinrichtungen gelten als vielversprechende Ansätze zur Förderung der Gesundheitskompetenz (GK) von jungen Erwachsenen. Die vorliegende Studie untersucht den Einfluss einer webbasierten Intervention auf die GK von Berufsschüler/innen. Methode: Im Rahmen der „WebApp“-Studie wurde mit k...
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The integration of health coaching in workplace interventions has increased over the past several years. However, the tasks and the qualifications of the coaches have not been clearly defined. The objective of this qualitative study was to assess workplace stakeholders’ expectations regarding a health coach. Systematic field notes of 11 meetings an...
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The methodology of intervention studies on physical activity (PA) promotion is of great importance regarding evidence development in complex interventions. The aim of this review was to provide an overview of the methodological quality of those studies which reported statistically significant effects of interventions promoting PA. PUBMED was search...
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Background The need for quality management in prevention and health promotion continues to grow. The role of the participants’ and course instructors’ views on quality in prevention and health promotion has been insufficiently considered. The aim of the present study was to examine the participants’ and course instructors’ views on quality in movem...
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Zusammenfassung Die Prinzipien der evidenzbasierten Medizin werden inzwischen auf nahezu alle Gesundheitsberufe angewandt. Damit stehen Wissenschaftler und Praktiker in der Sport- und Bewegungstherapie nicht nur vor der Herausforderung zielgruppen- und Setting-spezifische Interventionen zu entwickeln, sondern diese auch adäquat zu evaluieren. Trotz...
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Strategies for increasing adherence to physical activity assessments are often linked to extra financial or personal effort. This paper aims to investigate the influence of the recruitment strategy on participants' adherence to accelerometry and resulting PA data. Data were used from two previous studies conducted in 2013 and 2016 in Cologne, Germa...
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Das deutsche Gesundheitssystem hat das Ziel, für seine Bürger universellen Zugang zu einer ausreichenden und zweckmäßigen, d. h. patienten- und bedarfsgerechten, medizi- nischen Versorgung sicherzustellen (SVR 2014). Unter gegebener Ressourcenknappheit befasst sich die deutsche Gesundheitspolitik daher seit Jahren mit der Vermeidung von Über-, Unte...
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Background Surveys on employee health are of significant importance in order to develop target group specific interventions in operational health management. The aim of the present study was to assess the psychometric quality of a screening questionnaire on employee health and to identify and assess the factorial structure of the questionnaire. Ma...
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Introduction Misperception and inaccuracy are major challenges when measuring physical activity via questionnaire. Some questionnaires like the Global Physical Activity Questionnaire (GPAQ) provide showcards illustrating physical activity of moderate and vigorous intensity. This study aims to investigate whether these showcards benefit the accuracy...
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Background The promotion of physical activity is a major field in rehabilitation and health promotion but evidence is lacking on what method or strategy works best. Ensuing from this research gap, the present study compared the effectiveness of a comprehensive theory based multicomponent intervention (Movement Coaching) to a low intensity intervent...
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Background Promoting health-enhancing physical activity following rehabilitation is a well-known challenge. This study analysed the barriers to leisure time activity among low back pain patients. Methods A subset of 192 low back pain patients who participated in a randomized controlled trial promoting physical activity was analysed. Physical activ...
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Hintergrund: Die Erfassung von körperlicher Aktivität im Längsschnitt erfordert in den meisten Fällen die aktive Mitarbeit (Compliance) der ProbandInnen. Um diese Compliance aufrecht zu erhalten oder zu steigern, gibt es bereits viele Strategien, die jedoch häufig mit einem finanziellen oder personellen Mehraufwand verbunden sind. In der vorliegend...
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Objective: This systematic review aims to evaluate the long-term effectiveness of health coaching interventions in rehabilitation and prevention. Methods: Databases and a manual search were used to identify randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in English through to June 2015. Studies were included if: (1) the target population were people of empl...
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Die gesellschaftlichen und politischen Erwartungen hinsichtlich der Effekte von Lebensstilinterventionen in Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung sind hoch. Der interdisziplinäre BMBF-Forschungsverbund TRISEARCH befasst sich unter dem Qualitätsaspekt gemeinsam mit Akteuren aus der Präventionspraxis mit der Entwicklung von Empfehlungen zur Evidenzbasi...
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Objective: To assess a comprehensive multicomponent intervention against a low intensity intervention for promoting physical activity in chronic low back pain patients. Design: Randomised controlled trial. Setting: Inpatient rehabilitation and aftercare. Subjects: A total of 412 patients with chronic low back pain. Interventions: A multico...
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Background: Physical activity and health literacy are topics of utmost importance in the prevention of chronic diseases. The present article describes the study protocol for evaluating a cross-provider workplace-related intervention promoting physical activity and health literacy. Methods: The RE-AIM Framework will be the conceptual framework of t...
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Introduction Misperception of one’s own physical activity level is a recurrent problem in rehabilitation and health promotion [1-2]. The present study aims to determine (1) the closeness of agreement between self-reported and objective measure of physical activity; (2) influencing factors on over- and underestimation of physical activity and sedent...
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Fragestellung: Fragestellung der vorliegenden Studie ist der Zusammenhang sowie der Grad der Übereinstimmung zwischen subjektiver und objektiver körperlicher Aktivität bei postrehabilitativen Rückenpatienten. Material und Methoden: 27 TeilnehmerInnen trugen über 7 Tage einen Akzelerometer (Actigraph GT3X +) und füllten einen Fragebogen (GPAQ) zur k...
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Die vorliegenden Studie befasst sich mit dem Zusammenhang und der Frage nach dem Grad der Übereinstimmung zwischen subjektiver und objektiver körperlicher Aktivität bei post-rehabilitativen RückenpatientInnen.
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Hintergrund: Die positiven Effekte körperlicher Aktivität auf physischer, psychischer und sozialer Ebene gelten als belegt. Derzeit gibt es allerdings keine Evidenz dazu, welche Interventionsstrategie in der Bewegungsförderung am effektivsten ist. Insbesondere gesundheitlich beeinträchtigte Personen und Rehabilitanden tendieren allerdings dazu, ein...