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Views of policy makers and health promotion professionals on factors facilitating implementation and maintenance of interventions and policies promoting physical activity and healthy eating: results of the DEDIPAC project

  • Saskia Muellmann1,
  • Berit Steenbock1,
  • Katrien De Cocker2,
  • Marieke De Craemer2,
  • Catherine Hayes3,
  • Miriam P. O’Shea3,
  • Karolina Horodyska4,
  • Justyna Bell4,
  • Aleksandra Luszczynska4, 5,
  • Gun Roos6,
  • Lars Jørun Langøien7,
  • Gro Rugseth7,
  • Laura Terragni8,
  • Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij2,
  • Johannes Brug9 and
  • Claudia R. Pischke1Email author
BMC Public HealthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:932

Received: 21 October 2016

Accepted: 20 November 2017

Published: 6 December 2017

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Original Submission
21 Oct 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
7 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Luke Wolfenden
17 Feb 2017 Author responded Author comments - Saskia Muellmann
Resubmission - Version 2
17 Feb 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
24 Jul 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kay (Nobuko) Hongu
6 Sep 2017 Author responded Author comments - Saskia Muellmann
Resubmission - Version 3
6 Sep 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
4 Nov 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kay (Nobuko) Hongu
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
20 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
6 Dec 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12889-017-4929-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPS, Bremen, Germany
Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Population Health, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Department of Psychology, SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Wroclaw, Poland
Trauma, Health, & Hazards Center, University College of Applied Sciences Colorado, Colorado Springs, USA
Consumption Research Norway – SIFO, Oslo and Akershus, Oslo, Norway
Department for Physical Education, Norwegian School of Sports Science, Oslo, Norway
Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Oslo, Norway
Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands