The datas and R codes used in the studies cited below are, for most of them, available on the Open Science Framework platfrom, see


Chevance, G., Fresán, U., Hekler, E. B., Edmondson, D., Lloyd, S. j., Ballester, J., … Bernard, P. (2021, March 1). Thinking health-related behaviors in a climate change context: A narrative review.

Costello V, Chevance G, Wing D, Assi SJ, Sharp S, Golaszewski NM, Young EA, Higgins M, Ibarra A, Larsen B, Godino JG. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behavior among overweight young adults: A year-long longitudinal analysis.

First, second or last author, peer-reviewed, publications


Chevance, G., Baretta, D., Romain, A. J., Godino, j., & Bernard, P. (2021). Day-to-day associations between sleep and physical activity: a set of person-specific analyses in adults with overweight and obesity. Journal of Behavioral Medicine,; post-print:; Article

Chevance, G., Baretta, D., Heino, M. T. J., Perski, O., Olthof, M., Klasnja, P., Hekler, E. B., & Godino, j. 2021. Characterizing and predicting person-specific, day-to-day, fluctuations in walking behavior. PLOS ONE,

Bernard, P., Chevance, G., Kingsbury, C., Baillot, A., Romain, A. J., Molinier, V., … Dancause, K. N. 2021. Climate change, physical activity and sport: a systematic review. Sports Medicine,; post-print:

Atoui S, Chevance G, Romain AJ, Kingsbury C, Lachance J & Bernard P. 2021. Daily associations between sleep and physical activity: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Sleep Medicine Reviews,; post-print:


Chevance G, Baretta D, Golaszewski N, Takemoto M, Shrestha S , Jain S , Rivera DE, Klasnja P , Hekler E. Goal setting and achievement for walking: A series of n-of-1 digital interventions. Health Psychology,; post-print :; Article

Chevance G, Hekler E, Efoui-Hess M, Godino J, Golaszewki N, Gualtieri L, Krause A, Marrauld L, Nebeker C, Perski O, Simons D, Taylor J, & Bernard P. Digital health at the age of the Anthropocene. The Lancet Digital Health,

Chevance G, Perski, O, & Hekler, E. Innovative methods for observing and changing complex health behaviors: Four propositions. Translational Behavioral Medicine,

Chevance G, Golaszewski N, Baretta D, Hekler E, Larsen A, Patrick K & Godino J. Modelling multiple health behavior change with network analyses: Results from a one-year study conducted among overweight and obese adults. Journal of Behavioral Medicine,; Article


Chevance G, Roux M, Calvat A, Oliver N, Alexandre F, Héraud Nelly et Boiché J. Quels sont les profils motivationnels envers l’activité physique et la sédentarité de patients admis en réhabilitation respiratoire ? (English title: What are the motivational profiles toward physical activity and sedentary behaviors among patients admitted for a respiratory rehabilitation program?). Movement & Sport Sciences – Science & Motricité,; Article

Chevance G, Bernard P, Chamberland PE & Rebar A. The association between implicit attitudes toward physical activity and physical activity behavior: A systematic review and correlational meta-analysis. Health Psychology Review,; post-print:

Chevance G, Berry T, Boiché J & Heraud N. (2019). Changing implicit attitudes for physical activity with associative learning. Null findings from an experimental study conducted in pulmonary rehabilitation. German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research,; Article


Chevance G, Stephan Y, Heraud N, Boiché J. Interaction between self regulation, intentions and implicit attitudes in the prediction of physical activity among persons with obesity. Health Psychology,; Article

Chevance G, Heraud N, Varray A, Boiché J. Implicit attitudes and the improvement of exercise capacity during pulmonary rehabilitation. Psychology Health & Medicine,; Article


Chevance G, Caudroit J, Henry P, Guerin P, Boiché J, Heraud N. (2017). Do implicit attitudes toward physical activity and sedentary behavior prospectively predict objective physical activity among persons with obesity? Journal of Behavioral Medicine, doi: DOI 10.1007/s10865-017-9881-8; Article

Chevance G, Heraud N, Guerrieri A, Rebar A, Boiché J. (2017). Measuring implicit attitudes toward physical activity and sedentary behavior: Test-retest reliability of three scoring algorithms of the Implicit Association Test and Single Category-Implicit Association Test. Psychology of Sport and Exercise,; Article

Chevance G, Heraud N, Varray A, Boiché J. (2017). Change in explicit and implicit motivation toward physical activity and sedentary behavior during pulmonary rehabilitation and associations with post rehabilitation behaviors. Rehabilitation Psychology,; Article

Chevance G, Caudroit J, Romain AJ, Boiché J. (2017). The adoption of physical activity and eating behaviors among persons with obesity and in the general population: the role of implicit attitudes within the Theory of Planned Behavior. Psychology, Health & Medicine, doi: 10.1080/13548506.2016.1159705; Article


Marchant G, Chevance G, Boiché J. (2016). Intention and automaticity towards physical and sedentary screen-based leisure activities in adolescents: A profile perspective. Journal of Sport and Health Science, doi: 10.1016/j.jshs.2016.08.006; Article

Chevance G, Foucaut A, Bernard P. (2016). (article in french) Etat des connaissances sur les comportements sédentaires, La Presse Médicale, doi: 10.1016/j.lpm.2016.01.004; Article


Godino J et al. 2020. Performance of a commercial multi-sensor wearable (Fitbit Charge HR) in measuring physical activity and sleep in healthy children. PlosOne,

Allman‐Farinelli M, et al. 2020. The efficacy of electronic health interventions targeting improved sleep for achieving prevention of weight gain in adolescents and young to middle‐aged adults: A systematic review. Obesity Reviews,

Hekler E et al. Why we need a small data paradigm. 2019. BMC Medicine,

Bernard P et al. 2018. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy combined with physical exercise to decrease depression, anxiety, fatigue and pain in adults with chronic diseases: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Health Psychology, doi: 10.1037/hea0000578

Unpublished results

Chevance G, Golaszewski N, Tipton E, et al. (2020, January 25). Accuracy and precision of energy expenditure, heart rate, and steps measured by combined-sensing Fitbits: Protocol for a Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses. WILL BE UPDATED SOON


Chevance G. (2017). Time to consider modifiable (motivational?) determinants of physical activity in respiratory medicine. Thorax; Article

Chevance G, Romain AJ, Bernard P. (2017). (commentary in french) La promotion de l’activité physique passe nécessairement par une prise en compte de la motivation. Psycho-oncologie, doi:; Article

Bernard P, Romain AJ, Chevance G. (commentary in french) Pour des interventions de changement de comportement factuelles. Santé Publique, doi: 10.3917/spub.175.0607; Article

Non peer-reviewed publication

Romain AJ, Chevance G, Caudroit J, Bernard P. (2016). (article in french) Intervention motivationnelle sur la base du modèle trans-théorique pour favoriser la pratique d’une activité physique chez des personnes obèses. Obésité, doi: 10.1007/s11690-015-0504

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