dr. Maartje Poelman
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Maartje Poelman is assistant professor at the department of Human Geography and the Global Geo Health Data Center. She is also involved in the Future Food Research hub

Before she started at Utrecht University, she held a position at the department of Health Sciences at the VU-University Amsterdam. As part of her PhD, she worked on the research project ‘Portion Control: Dealing with the Supersized Food Environment’. In 2013, she visited the National Institute for Health Innovation, New Zealand, to work on an international study together with the Global Food Monitoring Group. As postdoc, she conducted a RCT to evaluate the effectiveness of food taxes on purchase behaviour in the Virtual Supermarket. 

Maartje obtains a Bachelor in Nutrition and Dietetics and a Master in Health Sciences with a specialization in Prevention and Public Health. She joined the executive committee of the International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) in 2018 and is involved in the special interest group ‘Policy and Environments’ and the network of early career researchers and students.


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All publications
  2018 - Scholarly publications
Poelman, MP, Strak, M, Schmitz, O, Hoek, G, Karssenberg, D, Helbich, M, Ntarladima, A M, Bots, M L, Brunekreef, B, Grobbee, R, Dijst, M & Vaartjes, I (2018). Relations between the residential fast-food environment and the individual risk of cardiovascular diseases in The Netherlands: A nationwide follow-up study. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology
  2017 - Scholarly publications
Helbich, M, Schadenberg, B, Hagenauer, J & Poelman, M (2017). Food deserts? Healthy food access in Amsterdam. Applied Geography, 83, (pp. 1-12).
Poelman, M.P., Kroeze, willemieke, Waterlander, Wilma, de Boer, Michiel & Steenhuis, Ingrid (2017). Food taxes and calories purchased in the virtual supermarket - a preliminary study. British Food Journal, 119 (12), (pp. 2559-2570).
Steenhuis, Ingrid & Poelman, M.P. (2017). Portion size: latest developments and interventions. Current Obesity Reports, 6 (1), (pp. 10-17).
  2017 - Professional publications
Poelman, M.P. & Dijkstra, Coosje (2017). Voedselvaardigheden: meer dan kennis over gezond eten. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Voeding & Diëtetiek, (pp. 22-24).
  2016 - Scholarly publications
Sullivan, Rachel, Marsh, Samantha, Halvarsson, Jakob, Holdsworth, Michelle, Waterlander, Wilma, Poelman, M.P., Salmond, Jennifer An, Christian, Hayley, Koh, Lenny, Cade, Janet, Spence, John, Woodward, Alistair & Maddison, Ralph (2016). Smartphone apps for measuring human health and climate change co-benefits - a comparison and quality rating of available apps. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 4 (4).
  2016 - Professional publications
Kamphuis, Carlijn, Deelen, Ineke, Van Dooleweerd, Mellanie, Jansen, Marijke, Dessing, Dirk & Poelman, Maartje (2016). De gezonde stad. AGORA : Magazine voor Sociaalruimtelijke vraagstukken, 2016 (3), (pp. 4-6) (3 p.).
Poelman, M.P. (2016). De stad als verleidelijke voedselomgeving. AGORA : Magazine voor Sociaalruimtelijke vraagstukken
Poelman, M.P. (2016). Leefomgeving stimuleert gezonde voedselkeuze. Tijdschrift Milieu
  2015 - Scholarly publications
Poelman, M.P., de Vet, Emely, Velema, L., Seidell, Jaap & Steenhuis, Ingrid (2015). The home food environment of overweight gatekeepers in the Netherlands. Public Health Nutrition
Poelman, M.P., Eyles, Helen, Dunford, Elizabeth, Schermel, Alyssa, L'abbe, Mary R, Neal, Bruce, Seidell, Jaap, Steenhuis, Ingrid & Ni Mhurchu, Cliona (2015). Package size and manufacturer-recommended serving size of sweet beverages: a cross-sectional study across four high-income countries. Public Health Nutrition
  2015 - Professional publications
Poelman, M.P., de Vet, Emely, Velema, L., de Boer, Michiel, Seidell, Jaap & Steenhuis, Ingrid (2015). De focus op portiegrootte in gewichtsmanagement - De ontwikkeling en evaluatie van het SMARTsize-programma. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Voeding & Diëtetiek
  2014 - Scholarly publications
Poelman, M.P., De Vet, E., Velema, L., Seidell, Jaap & Steenhuis, Ingrid (2014). Behavioural strategies to control the amount of food selected and consumed. Appetite
Poelman, M.P., de Vet, Emely, Velema, L., de Boer, Michiel, Seidell, Jaap & Steenhuis, Ingrid (31.08.2014). PortionControl@HOME: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating the Effect of a Multi-Component Portion Size Intervention on Portion Control Behavior and Body Mass Index. Annals of Behavioral Medicine
Steenhuis, Ingrid, Vermeer, Willemijn & Poelman, M.P. (25.07.2014). Small, medium, large or supersize? The development and evaluation of interventions targeted at portion size. International Journal of Obesity, 38, (pp. S13-18).
  2014 - Professional publications
Steenhuis, Ingrid, Poelman, M.P. & Vermeer, Willemijn (2014). Managing portion size and its effect on weight control. Managing and preventing obesity. (pp. 167) (175 p.). Woodhead Publishing.
  2013 - Scholarly publications
Poelman, M.P., Steenhuis, Ingrid, de Vet, E. & Seidell, Jaap (2013). The development and evaluation of an internet-based intervention to increase awareness about food portion sizes: a randomized, controlled trial. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
Poelman, M.P., Vermeer, Willemijn, Vyth, Ellis & Steenhuis, Ingrid (2013). ‘I don't have to go to the gym because I ate very healthy today’: the development of a scale to assess diet-related compensatory health beliefs. Public Health Nutrition
  2011 - Popularising publications
Steenhuis, Ingrid, Poelman, M.P. & Overtoom, Wil (2011). Smarsize Me; een slimme manier om maat te houden. Scriptum b.v..
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Principal-investigator NWO Veni grant "Geographies of Food Consumption".  Combining insights from both health- and geosciences to untangle the complex relationship between the food environment, food consumption and health.  

Co-investigator of the ZonMW reserach project 'Food in Motion'. Evaluating whether offering more healthy and tasty snacks can affect food choices, so that the healthy choice becomes easier. This project is a collaboration between UU self-regulation lab, the municipality of Utrecht and the department of Human Geography. 

Co-invesitgator and WP leader in the JPI-policy evaluation network - Delayed. Expected starting date: December 2018. 

Co-supervisor in the PhD research project that focuses on the evaluation of real-life supermarket interventions aimed to stimulate healthy food purchases. (external project: VU University Amsterdam). 

Co-investigator of the research SMARTSIZE@work: A combination of a weight management program and nudging in the worksite cafetaria.   

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dr. M.P. Poelman Contact details
Vening Meineszgebouw A

Princetonlaan 8a
Room 6.22
The Netherlands

Phone number (direct) +31 30 253 4437

email: m.p.poelman[@]uu.nl 

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