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Prof. Dr. Lena Fleig

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Medical School Berlin

Professor for Health Psychology

Former Visiting Professor

Address
Medical School Berlin
Calandrellistraße 1-9
12247 Berlin
Email
lena.fleig[at]medicalschool-berlin.de

CV is no longer updated (October 2017)

Curriculum Vitae


since 2016

Visiting Professor, Freie Universität Berlin, Health Psychology and Social, Organizational and Economic Psychology

2014 - 2015

Post-doc research scientist at the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, Community Mobility Lab
& University of British Columbia, Department of Family Practice, Vancouver, Canada 

2014 - 2016 Post-doc research scientist in the project "Credits4Health - Credits-based, people-centric approach for the adoption of helathy life-styles", Health Psychology (Prof. Dr. Ralf Schwarzer), Freie Univeristät Berlin

2013 - 2014

Post-doc research scientist, Social and Economic Psychology
(Prof. Dr. Rudolf Kerschreiter), Freie Univeristät Berlin

since 2013

SUPPORT: Qualification programme for university didactics, Freie Universität Berlin

since 2012

Trainer at Transfer Consulting

2012

Ph.D. in Health Psychology (Dr. phil.)

2010

Research stay at Maastricht University, Health Promotion (Prof. Dr. Hein de Vries)

2009 - 2012

Research scientist in the project "FaBA: Promotion of a Physically Active Lifestyle among Rehabilitation Patients", Health Psychology (Prof. Dr. Sonia Lippke), Freie Universität Berlin

2008 - 2009

Research scientist, Health Psychology (Prof. Dr. Ralf Schwarzer), Freie Universität Berlin

2008 - 2009

Post-graduate studies „Human Resource Management”, Association of Enterprises in Berlin-Brandenburg, Freie Universität Berlin

2008

Diploma in Psychology (Dipl.-Psych), Freie Univeristät Berlin, Monash University Melbourne

2006 - 2008

Student research assistant, Health Psychology, Freie Universität Berlin

2006 

Internship, Crisis Management, Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Frankfurt

 

Awards / Grants


2017

Early Career Award of the European Health Psychology Society

2014

Yuker award from the journal Rehabilitation Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division of Rehabilitation Psychology

2013

Presentation award of the European Health Psychology Society

2013

Zarnekow Early Career Award of the German Society of Rehabilitation Sciences

2012

Wilhelm-Exner Award of Clinical and Health Psychology
of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce and the Univeristy of Vienna

2012

CREATE Tandem Stipend of European Health Psychology Society, Maastricht University (Health Promotion)

2011 Research travel grant funded by the Centre for International Cooperation (CIC) for an expert workshop at Beijing University, China

2010

Presentation award of the Health Psychology Division der International Association of Applied Psychology

2010 - 2014

Conference grants funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (Australia, Greece, Austria)

2005/2006

Monash University Abroad Research Scholarship, Australia

 

Activities in the Scientific Community


seit 2015

Spokesperson of early career researchers of the Division of Health Psychology of the German Psychological Society

2014 - 2015

Member of the trainee committee of the Centre for Hiphealth and Mobility

seit 2014

Editorial Board: International Journal of Psychological Studies

seit 2013

Editorial Board: Applied Psychologie: Health and Well-being

2013 - 2015

Member of the Scientific Committee for the European Health Psychology Conference 2015

2009 - 2013

Member of the executive board of CREATE, subdivision of the EHPS

2009

Member of the Marie-Schlei Award committee of the Freie Univeristät Berlin

 

Ad hoc Reviewer

  • AIMS Public Health, Annals of Behavioral Medicine, BMC Public Health, British Journal of Health Psychology, Health Psychology, Health Psychology Review, International Journal for Quality in Healthcare, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, International Journal of Psychology, Journal of Adolescent Health, Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, Journal of Behavioral Medicine, Journal of Health Psychology, Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, Logical Statistical and Computer Methods in Medicine, Nutrients, PLOS ONE, Preventive Medicine, Preventive Medicine Reports, Psychology, Health & Medicine, Psychology of Sport and Exercise, Psychotherapie Psychosomatik Medizinische Psychologie, Rehabilitation Psychology, Research in Sports Medicine, Swiss Journal of Psychology, Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie, Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie

Reviewer für Forschungsinstitute

  • Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong, China
  • National Science Centre, Polen
  • Health Research Board, Irland
  • National Medical Research Council, Singapur

 Professional Affiliations

  • European Health Psychology Society (EHPS)
  • Collaborative Research and Training in the EHPS for Early Career Researchers (CREATE)
  • International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP)
  • Association of Systemic Personell- and Organisational Experts (GWS)

 

CV is no longer updated (October 2017)

WT 2013/2014

Introduction to Advertising and Consumer Psychology
(Bachelor Psychology, Organisational and Economic Psychology), Freie Universität Berlin

ST 2013

Attitudes, attitude change and prosocial behavior
(Bachelor Psychology, Social Psychology), Freie Universität Berlin

WT 2011/2012

Theory and practice of changing health-related behaviors
(Bachelor Nutrition Sciences, Health Psycholoy), Uppsala University, Schweden

WT 2009/2010

Emotional, motivational, and cognitive determinants of learning
(Diploma Psychology, Educational Psychology), Freie Universität Berlin

CV is no longer updated (October 2017)

Research Interests

Health behavior theories and interventions

  • Self-regulation (in chronic disease management)

  • Multiple health behavior change (nutrition, physical activity, alcohol consumption)

  • Development of healthy habits

  • Rehabilitation and falls prevention

  •  Occupational Health Psychology, Work place health promotion


Research projects

since 2014

HAFA: International online study on multiple health behaviors

since 2013

Credits4Health: Credits-based, people-centric approach for the adoption of healthy lifestyles, European Commission

since 2013

PraFaBA: Adaption of the FaBA-online-programme for clinical practice, Deutsche Rentenversicherung Bund

 2012 - 2014

MoMo: Mobile with mobile phones, Maastricht University/European Health Psychology Society

 2009 - 2012

FaBA: Promotion of a physically-active lifestyle among rehabilitation patients, Deutsche Rentenversicherung Bund

 2009

ImpleMoVo2: Training of mediators to implement a group-based intervention program targetting physical activity, Deutsche Rentenversicherung Bund

 2007 - 2009

Obelix: Online base for an everyday healthy lifestyle intervention expert system

 2006 - 2009

Healthy & Fit: Tailored promotion of physical activity and health nutrition in the work place, Deutsche Bahn AG

 

CV is no longer updated (October 2017)

Journal articles

  • Arnautovska, U., Fleig, L., O’Callaghan, F., & Hamilton, K. (in press). A longitudinal investigation of older adults’ physical activity: Testing an integrated dual-process model. Psychology & Health. doi:10.1080/08870446.2016.1250273
  • Fleig, L., Gardner, B., Keller, J.,Pomp, S., Lippke, S., Wiedemann, A. U. (in press). What contributes to action plan enactment? Examining characteristics of physical activity plans. British Journal of Health Psychology. doi: 10.1111/bjhp.12263
  • Schwarzer, R., Fleig, L., Warner, L. M., Gholami, M., Serra-Majem, l., Ngo, J., Roman -Viñas, B., Ribas-Barba, L., Distante, A., Ntzami, E., Giannakis, G., & Brandi, M. L. (2017). Who benefits from a dietary online intervention? Evidence from Italy, Spain and Greece. Public Health Nutrition, 20(5), 938-947. doi: 10.1017/S1368980016002913
  • Keller, J., Fleig, L., Hohl, H. D., Burkert, S., Wiedemann, A. U., Luszczynska, A. & Knoll, N. (2017). Which characteristics of planning matter? Individual and dyadic physical activity plans and their effects on plan enactment. Social Science & Medicine, 189, 53-62. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.07.025
  • Sims-Gould, J., Stott-Eveneshen, S., Fleig, L., McAllister, M., & Ashe, M. C. (2017). Patient perspectives on engagement in recovery after hip fracture: A qualitative study. Journal of Aging Research, 2017, 1-9.doi:10.1155/2017/2171865
  • Fernandes-Jesus, M., Beccaria, F., Demand, J., Fleig, L., Menezes; I., Scholz, U., de Visser, R., & Cooke, R. (2016). Validation of the Drinking Motives Questionnaire - Revised in six European countries. Addictive Behaviors, 62, 91-98. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.06.010
  • Fleig, L., McAllister, M. M., Brasher, P., Cook, W. L., Guy, P., Puyat, J., & Ashe, M. C. (2016). Sedentary behaviour and physical activity patterns in older adults after hip fracture: A call to action. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 24(1), 79-84. doi: 10.1123/japa.2015-0013
  • Fleig, L., McAllister, M. M., Chen, P., Iverson, J., Milne, K., McKay, H. A., Clemson, L., & Ashe, M. C. (2016). Health behaviour change theory meets falls prevention: Feasibility of a habit-based balance and strength exercise intervention for older adults. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 22, 114-122. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2015.07.002
  • Fleig, L., Voss, C., Ashe, M. C., Therrien, S., Sims-Gould, J., McKay, H. A., & Winters, M. (2016). Environmental and Psychosocial Correlates of Objectively Measured Physical Activity among Older Adults. Health Psychology, 35(12), 1364-1372. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/hea0000403
  • Lippke S., Fleig L., Wiedemann A., Schwarzer R. (2016). Testing behavioral and psychological effects of a computerized lifestyle application to promote multiple health behaviors at the workplace. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 8(4), e78.
  • Fleig, L., Ngo, J., Roman, B., Ntzami, E., Satta,P., Warner, L. M., Schwarzer, R., & Brandi, M. L. (2015). Beyond single behaviour theory: Adding cross-behaviour cognitions to the health action process approach. British Journal of Health Psychology, 20(4), 824-841. doi:10.1111/bjhp.12144
  • Fleig, L., Küper, C., Schwarzer, R., Lippke, S., & Wiedemann, A. U. (2015). Cross-behavior associations and multiple behavior change: A longitudinal study on physical activity and fruit and vegetable intake. Journal of Health Psychology, 20(15), 525-534. doi: 10.1177/1359105315574951
  • Langford, D., Ashe, M.C., Fleig, L., Baggoo, Cho, N., Frost, M., Ledoyen, M., Lehn, J., Panagiotopoulos, K., Sharpe, N., & Brown, K. (2015). Back to the future – A pilot RCT of patient education and telephone follow-up after hip fracture. Patient Preference and Adherence, 9, 1343-1351. doi:10.2147/PPA.S86922
  • Reyes Fernández, B., Fleig, L., Godinho, C. A., Montenegro-Montenegro, E., Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2015). Action control bridges the planning-behavior gap: A longitudinal study on physical exercise in young adults. Psychology & Health,23 (8), 911-923. doi:10.1080/08870446.2015.1006222
  • Tsui, K., Fleig, L.*, Langford, D., Guy, P., MacDonald, V., & Ashe, M. C. (2015). Exploring Older Adults’ Perceptions of a Patient-centred Education Manual for Hip Fracture Recovery: “Everything in one place”. Patient Preference and Adherence, 9, 1637-1645. doi:10.2147/PPA.S86148 (*geteilte Erstautorenschaft)
  • 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(5), 516-520. doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2014.05.002
  • Fleig, L., Kerschreiter, R., Schwarzer, R., Pomp, S. & Lippke, S. (2014). 'Sticking to a healthy diet is easier for me when I exercise regularly': Cognitive transfer between physical exercise and healthy nutrition. Psychology & Health, 29(12), 1361-1372. doi: 10.1080/08870446.2014.930146
  • Parschau, L., Fleig, L., Warner, L. M., Pomp, S., Barz, M., Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2014). Positive exercise experience facilitates behavior change via self-efficacy. Health Education & Behavior, 41(4), 414-422. doi:10.1177/1090198114529132

  • Paech, J., Fleig, L., Pomp, S., & Lippke, S. (2014). Soziale Unterstützung als Wegbereiter für Planungsprozesse: Körperliche Aktivität nach der medizinischen Rehabilitation. Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie, 2, 1-12. doi: 10.1026/0943-8149/a000112

  • Schwarzer, R., & Fleig, L. (2014). Von der Risikowahrnehmung zur Änderung des Gesundheitsverhaltens. Zentralblatt für Arbeitsmedizin, Arbeitsschutz und Ergonomie, 64(5), 338-341.doi: 10.1007/s40664-014-0055-z

  • Fleig, L., Pomp, S., Schwarzer, R., & Lippke, S. (2013). Promoting exercise maintenance: How interventions with booster sessions improve long-term rehabilitation outcomes. Rehabilitation Psychology, 58(4), 323-333. doi: 10.1037/a0033885
  • Fleig, L., Pomp, S., Parschau, L., Barz, M., Lange, D. Schwarzer, R., & Lippke, S. (2013). From intentions via planning to physical exercise habits. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 14(5), 632-639. doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2013.03.006
  • 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
  • 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
  • Pomp, S., Fleig, L., Schwarzer, R., & Lippke, S. (2013). Effects of a self-regulation intervention on exercise are moderated by depressive symptoms: A quasi-experimental study. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 13(1), 1-8. doi: 10.1016/S1697-2600(13)70001-2
  • Pomp, S., Fleig, L., Schwarzer, R., & Lippke, S. (2012). Depressive symptoms interfere with post-rehabilitation exercise: Outcome expectancies and experience as mediators. Psychology, Health, & Medicine, 17, 698-708. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2012.661864
  • Fleig, L., Lippke, S., Pomp, S., & Schwarzer, R. (2011a). Exercise maintenance after rehabilitation: How experience can make a difference. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 12, 293-299. doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2011.01.003
  • Fleig, L., Lippke, S., Pomp, S., & Schwarzer, R. (2011b). Intervention effects of exercise self-regulation on physical exercise and eating fruits and vegetables: A longitudinal study in orthopedic and cardiac rehabilitation, Preventive Medicine, 53(3), 182-187. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2011.06.019
  • Fleig, L., Lippke, S., Wiedemann, A. U., Ziegelmann, J. P., Reuter, T., & Gravert, C. (2010). Förderung von körperlicher Aktivität im betrieblichen Kontext: Ein randomisiertes Kontrollgruppen-Design zur Untersuchung von stadienspezifischen Interventionseffekten. Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie, 18, 69-78. doi: 10.1026/0943-8149/a000011
  • Lippke, S., Fleig, L., Pomp, S., & Schwarzer, R. (2010). Validity of a stage algorithm for physical activity in participants recruited from orthopedic and cardiac rehabilitation clinics. Rehabilitation Psychology, 55(4), 398-408. doi: 10.1037/a0021563
  • Pomp, S., Lippke, S., Fleig, L., & Schwarzer, R. (2010). Synergistic effects of intention and depression on action control: Longitudinal predictors of exercise after rehabilitation. Mental Health and Physical Activity, 2, 78-84. doi: 10.1016/j.mhpa.2010.09.005
  • Schwarzer, R., Richert, J., Kreausukon, P., Remme, L., Wiedemann, A. U., & Reuter, T. (2010). Translating intentions into nutrition behaviors via planning requires self-efficacy: Evidence from Thailand and Germany. International Journal of Psychology45, 260-268. doi: 10.1080/00207591003674479

Miscellanea


  • Fleig, L. (2013). Von der Kunst, Gesundheit zu lernen. Die BKK, 6, 270-273.
  • Fleig, L. (2013). Stichwörter: Multiple Gesundheitsverhaltensänderung; Konsequenzerfahrungen, gesundheitsbezogene. In M. A. Wirtz (Hrsg.), Dorsch - Lexikon der Psychologie (16. Auflage). Bern: Hans Huber.
  • Reese, C., Mittag, O., Bengel, J., Deck, R., Ehlebracht-König, I., Faller, H.,Fleig, L., Geigges, W., Glombiewski, J., Grande, G., Hautzinger, M., Höder, J., Jäckel, W.H., Kortenhaus, H., Lüking, M., Mai, B., Niebling,W., Pfingsten, M., Pomp, S., Rink, M., Schmucker, D., Wörner, S. & Worringen, U. (2012a). Praxisempfehlungen für psychologische Interventionen in der Rehabilitation: Chronische Rückenschmerzen. Retrieved from http://www.uniklinik-freiburg.de/aqms/live/Praxisempfehlungen/Orthopaedie.pdf
  • Reese, C., Mittag, O., Bengel, J., Deck, R., Ehlebracht-König, I., Faller, H., Fleig, L., Geigges, W., Glombiewski, J., Grande, G., Hautzinger, M., Höder, J., Jäckel, W.H., Kortenhaus, H., Lüking, M., Mai, B., Niebling,W., Pfingsten, M., Pomp, S., Rink, M., Schmucker, D., Wörner, S. & Worringen, U. (2012b). Praxisempfehlungen für psychologische Interventionen in der Rehabilitation: Koronare Herzerkrankung. Retrieved from http://www.uniklinik-freiburg.de/aqms/live/Praxisempfehlungen/Kardiologie.pdf
  • Fleig, L. (2010). CREAT(E)ing new research network opportunities for early career scientists: From riding a tandem and other ventures. European Health Psychologist, 12, 59-60.
  • Lippke, S., Fleig, L., Pomp, S., & Schwarzer, R. (2010). Soziale Unterstützung und die Aufrechterhaltung von Reha-Erfolgen. In Arbeitskreis Klinische Psychologie in der Rehabilitation BDP (Hrsg.). Trends in der Medizinischen Rehabilitation (pp. 27-39). Bonn: Deutscher Psychologen Verlag.


Selected Presentations


  • Fleig, L., Schulz, D., Kremers, S., & de Vries, H. (2013). "When I eat healthily it is easier for me to be physically active". The role of transfer and compensatory health cognitions in health behavior change. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, 5th-9th July, Bordeaux, France.
  • Fleig, L. (2012). Von der medizinischen Rehabilitation in den Alltag: Wie kann ein gesunder Lebensstil nachhaltig gefördert werden? Invited keynote at the Annual Meeting of the Work group of Clincal Psychology in Rehabilitation, 2nd-4th November 2012, Erkner, Germany.
  • Fleig, L., Pomp, S., Schwarzer, R., Pimmer, V., & Lippke, S (2012). Reha-Nachsorge per computergestützter Telefonberatung? Effektivität und Wirkmechanismen eines psychologischen Nachsorgeprogrammes zur Aufrechterhaltung von körperlicher Aktivität bei kardiologischen und orthopädischen Rehabilitanden. Presentation at the 21st Colloquium of Rehabilitation Sciences, 5th-7th March 2012, Hamburg, Germany.
  • Fleig, L. From intentions to habits: Reflective and non-reflective influences on (multiple) health behaviors (2011). Presentation at the Chinese-German expert workshop "Coping with Stress and Adversity: Implications and Interventions from a Mental and Physical Health Perspective", 12th-17th October 2011, Beijing, China.
  • Fleig, L., Lippke, S., Pomp, S., & Schwarzer, R. (2011). Effectiveness of a computer-based exercise intervention in rehabilitation: Self-regulatory mechanisms in physical exercise and dietary behaviour. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, 20th-24th September 2011, Crete, Greece.
  • Fleig, L., Lippke, S., Pomp, S., & Schwarzer, R. (2011). Ist eine Steigerung der körperlichen Aktivität mit einer gesünderen Ernährung assoziiert? Effektivität und Wirkmechanismen einer computergestützten Bewegungsberatung bei Rehabilitanden. Presentation at the 10th Congress of Health Psychology of the German Society of Psychology, 31st August – 2nd September 2011, Berlin, Germany.
  • Fleig, L. (2011). Promoting a healthy lifestyle in rehabilitation patients with a computer-based intervention. Invited presentation, Uppsala University, February 2011, Uppsala, Sweden.
  • Fleig, L. (2011). Health behavior change interventions in occupational and rehabilitation settings: Theoretical developments and evidences. Invited guest talk at Maastricht University, December 2010, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
  • Fleig, L., Lippke, S., Wiedemann, A. U., Reuter, T., & Pomp, S. (2010). Translating intentions into healthy nutrition behaviour: Do individuals benefit from having experience in other behaviour domains? Presentation at the Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, 1st-4th September 2010, Cluj, Romania.
  • Fleig, L., Lippke, S., & Pomp, S. (2010). Healthy lifestyle patterns among rehabilitation patients: Physical activity as a gateway behavior? (2010). Presentation at the 27th Conference of the International Association of Applied Psychology, 11th-16th July 2010, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Fleig, L. (2010). Steigerung der körperlichen Aktivität bei orthopädischen und kardiologischen Patienten durch ein Expertensystem. Invited guest talk at Martin-Luther-University, May 2010, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany.
  • Fleig, L., Küper, C., Lippke, S., Wiedemann, A. U., & Reuter T (2009). Mechanisms of multiple healthbehaviour change: Do people change simultaneously or sequentially? Presentation at the Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, 23rd-26th September 2009, Pisa, Italy.
  • Fleig, L., Lippke, S., Wiedemann, A. U., Ziegelmann, J. P., Reuter, T. & Gravert, C. (2009). Förderungvon körperlicher Aktivität im betrieblichen Kontext: Stadienspezifischen Effekte eines theoriebasierten Expertensystems. Presentation at the 9th Congress for Health Psychology of the German Society of Psychology, 26th-28th August 2009, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Remme, L. (2009). Gesundheitsförderung in der Rehabilitation: Theorien und Interventionspraxis. Invited guest lecture the rehabilitation centre St. Franziska Stift, June 2009, Bad Kreuznach, Germany.
  • Remme, L., Lippke, S., Wiedemann, A. U., Ziegelmann, J. P. &  Reuter, T. (2008). Health promotion at work: how effective are stage-matched interventions. Presentation at the Annual conference of the European Health Psychology Society, 8th-12th September, Bath, England.
  • Remme, L., Lippke, S., Wiedemann, A. U., Ziegelmann, J. P., Reuter, T. & Gravert, C. (2008).The effectiveness of stage-matched interventions in promoting multiple health behaviours. Presentation at the 29th International Congress of Psychology, 20th-25th Juli 2008, Berlin, Germany.
  • Remme, L., Lippke, S., Wiedemann, A. U., Ziegelmann, J. P., Reuter, T. & Schwarzer, R (2007). Beratungsprogramme im betrieblichen Kontext: Effekte eines computerbasierten Expertensystems zur Förderung von körperlicher Aktivität.  Presentation at the 11th Congress of Educational Psychology of the German Society of Psychology, 19th September 2007, Berlin, Germany.
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