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Sustainable prevention of obesity through integrated strategies: The SPOTLIGHT project’s conceptual framework and design

  • Jeroen Lakerveld1, 13Email author,
  • Johannes Brug1,
  • Sandra Bot1,
  • Pedro J Teixeira2,
  • Harry Rutter3,
  • Euan Woodward4,
  • Oddrun Samdal5,
  • Lynn Stockley6,
  • Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij7,
  • Patricia van Assema8,
  • Aileen Robertson9,
  • Tim Lobstein10,
  • Jean-Michel Oppert11,
  • Róza Ádány12 and
  • Giel Nijpels1
BMC Public Health201212:793

Received: 5 July 2012

Accepted: 13 September 2012

Published: 17 September 2012

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5 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
9 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Jeroen Lakerveld
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9 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
12 Sep 2012 Author responded Author comments - Jeroen Lakerveld
Resubmission - Version 3
12 Sep 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
13 Sep 2012 Editorially accepted
17 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-793

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Authors’ Affiliations

The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the departments of General Practice and Epidemiology & Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center
Faculty of Human Kinetics, FMH, Estrada da Costa, Technical University of Lisbon
European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
European Association for the Study of Obesity
Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen
BHF Health Promotion Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus
Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University
Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University
Metropolitan University College (Metropol)
International Obesity TaskForce/International Association for the Study of Obesity, Charles Darwin House
UREN/Center for Human Nutrition Research (CRNH) Ile-de-France, University of Paris 13 (UP13)
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Debrecen, Medical and Health Science Center, Faculty of Public Health
the SPOTLIGHT consortium