Some of the ISS Recent Publications:  

  • Rütten A, Gelius P, Abu-Omar K (2011). Policy development and implementation in health promotion—from theory to practice: the ADEPT model. Health Promotion International 26: 322-329.
  • Frahsa A, Rütten A, Abu-Omar K, Wolff A (2011). Movement as Investment for Health: Integrated evaluation in participatory physical activity promotion among women in difficult life situations. Global Health Promotion 18:31-33.
  • Hentschke C, Hofmann J, Pfeifer K (2010). A bio-psycho-social exercise program (RÜCKGEWINN) for chronic low back pain in rehabilitation aftercare - Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Muscuskeletal Disorders 11:266.
  • Steib S, Schöne D, Pfeifer K (2010). Dose-response relationship of resistance training in older adults: A meta-analysis. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 42:902-914.
  • Hübscher M, Zech A, Pfeifer K, Hänsel F, Vogt L, Banzer W Neuromuscular training for sports injury prevention: a systematic review. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 42:413-421.
  • Rütten A, Abu-Omar K, Seidenstücker S, Mayer S (2010). Strengthening the Assets of Women Living in Disadvantaged Situations: The German Experience. In: Morgan A, Davies M, Ziglio E (Hrsg.): Health Asstes in a Global Context: Theory, Methods, Action. New York: Springer Science+Business Media.
  • Rütten A, Röger U, Abu-Omar K, Frahsa A (2009) Assessment of organizational readiness for health promotion policy implementation: test of a theoretical model. Health Promotion International 24:243-251.
  • Abu-Omar K, Rütten A (2008). Relation of leisure time, occupational, domestic, and commuting physical activity to health indicators in Europe. Preventive Medicine 47:319-323.
  • Freiberger E, Menz H, Abu-Omar K, Rütten A (2007). Preventing falls in physically active community-dwelling older people: a comparison of two intervention techniques. Gerontology 53: 298-305.
  • Freiberger E, Menz HB (2006). Characteristics of falls in physically active community-dwelling older people: findings from the "Standfest im Alter" study. Z Gerontol Geriatr. 39(4):261-7.
  • Gassmann KG, Rupprecht R, Freiberger E (2009). Predictors for occasional and recurrent falls in community-dwelling older people. Z Gerontol Geriatr. 42(1):3-10.
  • Kempen GI, Todd CJ, Van Haastregt JC, Zijlstra GA, Beyer N, Freiberger E,Hauer KA, Piot-Ziegler C, Yardley L (2007). Cross-cultural validation of the Falls Efficacy Scale International (FES-I) in older people: results from Germany, the Netherlands and the UK were satisfactory. Disabil Rehabil. 29(2):155-62.
  • Rütten A, Abu-Omar K, Levin L, Morgan A, Groce N, Stuart J (2008). Research note: social catalysts in health promotion implementation. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health; 62:560-565.
  • Rütten A, Röger U, Abu-Omar K, Frahsa A (2008). Empowerment von Frauen in sozial benachteiligten Lebenslagen: Das BIG-Projekt. Gesundheitswesen 70:1-6.
  • Zech  A, Witte K, Pfeifer K (2008). Reliability and performance-dependent variations of muscle function variables during isometric knee extension. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology 18 (2):262-269.
  • Zech A, Awiszus F, Pfeifer K (2009). Longitudinal changes of neuromuscular quadriceps function after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament. Current Orthopaedic Practice 20(3):276-280.