Dr. Linda Baldensperger

parschaulinda

Health Psychology

Former Research Associate

Email
linda.baldensperger[at]fu-berlin.de

Office hours

on appointment

Education and Academic Positions

Since 2013 Project Coordinator of the Focus Area DynAge
July 2013 Ph.D.

Thesis title: Psychological Resources and Self-Regulation – Advancing Research on Correlates of Physical Activity

2009 - 2013

PhD-Student and research associate at the department of Health Psychology (Prof. Dr. Schwarzer) at the Freie Universität Berlin

July 2009

Degree in Psychology at the Universität Leipzig

2007 - 2009

Student research assistant in the Independent Junior Research Group "Body and Self" at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig

2004 - 2005

Erasmus exchange student at the Universidad Salamanca, Spain

2002 -2009

Psychology Studies (Diploma) at the Universität Leipzig

2002

A-levels in Burg, Germany (Secondary School Burg)

 

Reasearch Interests:

  • Theory-driven Health Promotion
  • Stage-based interventions to promote physical activity and healthy nutrition
  • Self-regulatory strategies, stage-specific self-efficacy, (consequence-) experiences and its role in the process of health behavior change

 

Reviewer for scientific journals:

  • Psychology and Health
  • International Journal of Sport Psychology
  • British Journal of Health Psychology
  • Health Education Research
  • Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being
  • Appetite

 

Member if the following scientific communities:

  • European Health Psychology Society (EHPS)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs)
Summer Term 2014 Seminar: Health Psychology II (M.Sc.): "Are you living healthily or are you having fun?"
Winter Term 2012/2013 Teaching assignment, Berlin School of Public Health, Germany
Seminar: Introduction to Health Psychology

Summer Term 2012

Seminar: Health Psychology

Winter Term 2011/2012

Seminar: Introduction to Health Psychology

Summer Term 2011

Seminar: Health and psychosocial care

Winter Term 2010/2011

Seminar: Introduction to Health Psychology

Summer Term 2010

Seminar: Health Cognitions and Health Behavior (Prevention, Stress and Stress Management)

Research Projects 2009 - 2012

MAPS

Age-related interacting aspects of cancer care: Molecular profiles, personal goals, treatment adherence and social network structures

LUST AUF GESUNDEHEIT

Online-Coach to promote a healthy lifestyle in cooperation with the Siemens Company Health Insurance

OBELIX II

Online-based expert system to promote physical activity 

STEPs

STage-matched Exercise Promotion (Study)

QUESS

Sources of exercise-specific self-efficacy in cooperation with Quarks & Co (WDR)

PUBLICATIONS

2018

Lange, D., Barz, M., Baldensperger, L., Lippke, S., Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2018). Sex differential mediation effects of planning within the health behavior change process. Social Science and Medicine, 211, 137-146. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.06.004

Baldensperger, L., Wiedemann , A. U., Wessel, L., Keilholz, U., Knoll, N. (2018). Social network, autonomy, and adherence correlates of future time perspective in patients with head and neck cancer, Psycho-Oncology, 27, 1545 –1552. doi: 10.1002/pon.4690


2017

Parschau, L. (2017). Stichwörter: Handlungsergebniserwartungen; Konsequenzerfahrungen, gesundheitsbezogene. In M. A. Wirtz (Hrsg.), Dorsch - Lexikon der Psychologie (18. Auflage). Bern: Hans Huber.


2016

Barz, M., Lange, D., Parschau, L., Lonsdale, C., Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2016). Self-efficacy, planning, and preparatory behaviours as joint predictors of physical activity: A conditional process analysis. Psychology & Health, 31(1), 65-78. doi: 10.1080/08870446.2015.1070157

Lippke, S., Corbet, J. M., Lange, D., Parschau, L., & Schwarzer, R. (2016). Intervention Engagement Moderates the Dose–Response Relationships in a Dietary Intervention. Dose-Response: An International Journal, 14(1), 1-10. doi: 10.1177/1559325816637515


2015

Parschau, L. (2015). Stichwort: Handlungsergebniserwartungen. In F. Petermann, G. Gründer, M. A. Wirtz, J. Strohmer (Hrsg.), Dorsch - Lexikon der Psychotherapie und Psychopharmakotherapie (1. Auflage). Bern: Hogrefe.


2014

Barz, M., Parschau, L., Warner, L.M., Lange, D., Fleig, L., Knoll, N. & Schwarzer, R. (2014). Planning and preparatory actions facilitate physical activity maintenance. Psychology of Sport & Exercise15, 516–520.  doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2014.05.002

Parschau, L., Barz, M., Richert, J., Knoll, N., Lippke, S., & Schwarzer, R. (2014). Physical Activity among Adults with Obesity: Testing the Health Action Process Approach. Rehabilitation Psychology. 59(1), pp. 42-49. doi: 10.1037/a0035290

Parschau, L., Fleig, L., Warner, L. M., Pomp, S., Barz, M., Knoll, N., Schwarzer, R., Lippke, S. (2014). Positive Exercise Experience Facilitates Behavior Change via Self-Efficacy. Health Education & Behavior. 41(4), 414-422. doi: 10.1177/1090198114529132

Warner, L. M., Schüz, B., Wolff, J. K., Parschau, L., Wurm, S., & Schwarzer, R. (2014). Sources of self-efficacy for physical activity. Health Psychology, 33(11), 1298-1308. doi: 10.1037/hea0000085


2013

Parschau, L. (2013). Stichwörter: Handlungsergebniserwartungen; Konsequenzerfahrungen, gesundheitsbezogene. In M. A. Wirtz (Hrsg.), Dorsch - Lexikon der Psychologie (16. Auflage). Bern: Hans Huber.

Parschau, L., Fleig, L., Koring, M., Lange, D., Knoll, N., Schwarzer, R., & Lippke, S. (2013). Positive experience, self-efficacy, and action Control predict physical activity changes: A moderated mediation analysis. British Journal of Health Psychology, 18(2), 395-406. doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8287.2012.02099.x 

Koring, M., Parschau, L., Lange, D., Fleig, L., Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2013). Preparing for Physical Activity: Pedometer Acquisition as a Self-regulatory Strategy. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 5, 136-147 doi: 10.1111/aphw.12003

Fleig, L., Pomp, S., Parschau, L., Barz, M., Lange, D.,  Schwarzer, R., & Lippke, S. (2013). From intentions via planning and behavior to physical exercise habits. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 14 (5), 632-639. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2013.03.006

 

2012

Parschau, L., Richert, J., Koring, M., Ernsting, A., Lippke, S., & Schwarzer, R. (2012). Changes in social-cognitive variables are associated with stage transitions in physical activity. Health Education Research, 27(1), 129-140. doi: 10.1093/her/cyr085

Lippke, S., Ernsting, A., Richert, J., Parschau, L., Koring, M., & Schwarzer, R. (2012). Nicht-lineare Zusammenhänge zwischen Intention und Handeln: Eine Längsschnittstudie zu körperlicher Aktivität und sozial-kognitiven Prädiktoren. Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie, 20(2), 105-114. 

Koring, M., Richert, J., Lippke, S., Parschau, L., Reuter, T., & Schwarzer, R. (2012). Synergistic effects of planning and self-efficacy on physical activity. Health Education & Behavior, 39(2), 152-158. doi: 10.1177/1090198111417621

Koring, M., Richert, J., Parschau, L., Ernsting, A., Lippke, S., & Schwarzer, R. (2012). A combined planning and self-efficacy intervention to promote physical activity: Effectiveness and working mechanisms? Psychology, Health & Medicine,17(4), 488-498. doi:10.1080/13548506.2011.608809

 

 

DIPLOMA THESIS (UNPUBLISHED MONOGRAPH)

Parschau, L. (2009). Potenzielle Einflussfaktoren, die zum Drop-out in einem internetbasierten Programm zur Gesundheitsförderung beitragen.

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

2016

Baldensperger, L., Wiedemann, A., Wessel, L., Keilholz, U., & Knoll, N. (2016). Die subjektive Zukunftsperspektive bei Patienten während einer Krebstherapie: Zusammenhänge mit der Behandlungsadhärenz, dem Kontakt zu Familienmitgliedern und dem Streben nach Autonomie. Poster presentation at the 50th Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie in Leipzig, Germany.

 

2013

Parschau, L. (2013). Anfangen und Dabeibleiben: Das HAPA als Grundlage für Interventionen zur Verhaltensänderung. Invited presentation at 16th Ernährungsfachtagung der DGE-Sektion MV. Ernährungsberatung im Fokus – 20 Jahre DGE-Sektion MV, in Schwerin.

Parschau, L., Barz, M., Richert, J., Knoll, N., Lippke, S., & Schwarzer, R. (2013). Lässt sich das Sozial-kognitive Prozessmodell des Gesundheitsverhaltens auf die körperliche Aktivität Erwachsener mit Adipositas anwenden? Poster Presentation at the 11th Congress of Health Psychology, 5-7 September 2013 in Luxemburg. *Awarded with the Prize for Best Poster.

Parschau, L., Barz, M., Richert, J., Knoll, N., Lippke, S., & Schwarzer, R. (2013). Physical Activity of Obese Individuals: Testing the Health Action Process Approach. Poster Presentation at the 27th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society,16-20 July 2013 in Bordeaux, France.

 

2012

Parschau, L., Koring, M., Lange, D., Fleig, L. & Schwarzer, R. (2012). Intentionen erfolgreich umsetzen: Positive Erfahrungen mit körperlicher Aktivität, Planung und Selbstwirksamkeit als intermittierende Variablen in der Intentions-Verhaltens-Lücke. Oral presentation at the 48th Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie in Bielefeld, Germany.

Parschau, L., Koring, M., Lange, D., Fleig, L. & Schwarzer, R. (2012). Planning, self-efficacy, and activity experiences mediate the intention-behavior relationship. Poster Presentation at the 26th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, 21-25 August 2012 in Prague, Czech Republic.

Parschau, L., Koring, M., Lange, D., Fleig, L. & Schwarzer, R. (2012). The interplay of experience, self-efficacy and action control in physical activity promotion. Poster Presentation at the 30th International Congress of Psychology. 22-27 July 2012 in Cape Town, South Africa.

 

2011

Parschau, L., Koring, M., Lange, D. & Lippke, S. (2011). Post rehabilitation support treatment for an optimized transfer in everyday life. Project presentation at the second chinese-german workshop stress and coping, 12th-16th October 2011 in Beijing, China.

Parschau, L., Richert, J., Koring, M., Lippke, S., & Schwarzer, R. (2011). Are stage transitions associated with changes in psychological variables? Stage-specific findings from physical activity. Poster presentation at the 25th congress of the European Health Psychology Society, 20th - 24th September 2011 in Hersonissos (Crete), Greece. *Awarded with the Prize for Best Poster of the European Health Psychology Society Conference 2011.

Parschau, L., Richert, J., Koring, M., Ernsting, A., Lippke, S., & Schwarzer,R. (2011). Zusammenhänge zwischen Veränderungen in sozial-kognitiven Variablen und Stadienwechsel im Kontext körperlicher Aktivität. Poster presentation at the 10th congress of Health Psychology, 31st August – 2nd September 2011 in Berlin, Germany.

 

2010

Parschau, L., Richert, J., & Wiedemann, A.U. (2010). Welche soziodemografischen, sozial- kognitiven und verhaltensbezogenen Faktoren erhöhen die Wahrscheinlichkeit eines Drop-outs? Oral presentation at the 46th congress of the German Psychological Society, 27th - 30th September 2010 in Bremen, Germany.

Parschau, L., Richert, J., Reuter, T., & Wiedemann, A.U. (2010). An internet-based health promotion program: Who will return to follow-up assessments? Poster presentation at the 24th congress of the European Health Psychology Society, 1st - 4th September 2010 in Cluj, Romania.

 

 

AWARDS

2017  Joint Seed Money Funding - Zukunftskonzept “Internationale Netzwerkuniversität” für das Projekt „Activity-Based Health Outcomes in Older Healthy and III Adult Populations“ mit der Universität Zürich
2013 Prize for Best Poster at the 11th Congress of Health Psychology (Fachgruppe Gesundheitspsychologie) in Luxemburg
2012 Conference grant funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD): 30th International Congress of Psychology in Cape Town, South Africa
2012 Raising of the third-party funded project "Post rehabilitation support treatment for an optimized transfer in everyday life" - scholarship of the Wilhelm-Foundation for rehabilitation research
2011 Research travel grant funded by the Centre for International Cooperation (CIC) for an expert workshop in Bejing University, China
2011 Prize for Best Poster at the 25th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society in Hersonissos (Crete), Greece

 

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