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Hendriksen, I.J.M. (author), Bernaards, C.M. (author), Commissaris, D.A.C.M. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author)
Dat onvoldoende lichaamsbeweging ernstige gezondheidsrisico’s met zich meebrengt, is al geruime tijd bekend. Nog vrijwel onbekend bij het grote publiek is dat langdurig achtereen zitten eveneens gezondheidsrisico’s kent, onafhankelijk van het feit of iemand voldoende sport of beweegt. In een maatschappij waarin we steeds vaker worden verleid...
article 2013
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Wierenga, D. (author), Engbers, L.H. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Background Worksite health promotion programs (WHPPs) offer an attractive opportunity to improve the lifestyle of employees. Nevertheless, broad scale and successful implementation of WHPPs in daily practice often fails. In the present study, called BRAVO@Work, a 7-step implementation strategy was used to develop, implement and embed a WHPP in...
article 2012
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Groeneveld, I.F. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Background: The prevalence of overweight and elevated cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk among workers in the construction industry is relatively high. Improving lifestyle lowers CVD risk and may have work-related benefits. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effects on physical activity (PA), diet, and smoking of a lifestyle...
article 2011
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Groeneveld, I.F. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Background: Non-response and drop-out are problems that are commonly encountered in health promotion trials. Understanding the health-related characteristics of non-participants and drop-outs and the reasons for non-participation and drop-out may be beneficial for future intervention trials. Methods: Male construction workers with an elevated...
article 2009
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Proper, K.I. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
The aim of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of a worksite health promotion programme by individual counselling on sick leave. Three municipal services of Enschede, the Netherlands, participated in this trial. A total of 299 civil servants were measured at baseline and were randomised by cluster into the intervention (n = 131) or...
article 2004
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Proper, K.I. (author), de Bruyne, M.C. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Meerding, W.J. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Objectives. This study evaluated the impact of worksite physical activity counseling using cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses. Methods. Civil servants (N=299) were randomly assigned to an intervention (N=131) or control (N=168) group for 9 months. The intervention costs were compared with the monetary benefits gained from reduced sick...
article 2004
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Proper, K.I. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Background: Physical inactivity and obesity are major public health problems. Our objective was to investigate the effectiveness of an individual counseling intervention at the workplace on physical activity fitness and health. Counseling content derived from the Patient-centered Assessment and Counseling for Exercise and Nutrition (PACE)...
article 2003
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Proper, K.I. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Background: An individual's current status of physical activity and nutrition and readiness to change can be determined using PACE assessment forms. Practitioners have suggested that feedback on the fitness and health components can produce a change in a subject's awareness of their behaviour and thereby lead to a beneficial change in stage of...
article 2003
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Proper, K.I. (author), Koning, M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), Bosscher, R.J. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Objective: To critically review the literature with respect to the effectiveness of worksite physical activity programs on physical activity, physical fitness, and health. Data Sources: A search for relevant English-written papers published between 1980 and 2000 was conducted using MEDLINE, EMBASE, Sportdiscus, CINAHL, and Psychlit. The key...
article 2003
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TNO Arbeid (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Staal, B.J. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
This paper systematically reviews the literature on the effectiveness of physical activity programs at worksites with respect to work-related outcomes. A computerized literature search, a reference search, and a manual search of personal databases were performed using the following inclusion criteria: randomized controlled or controlled trial,...
article 2002
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Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), Proper, K.J. (author), Staal, J.B. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Reeds decennia lang bieden sommige werkgevers hun werknemers een bewegingsprogramma aan. Ondanks veronderstelde positieve effecten van een bedrijfsbewegingsprogramma, is het effect hiervan nog niet systematisch in kaart gebracht. De doelstelling van deze literatuurstudie was het effect van bedrijfsbewegingsprogramma's op bedrijfsgebonden...
article 2000
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