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Martens, M.K. (author), van Assema, P. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), van Breukelen, G. (author), Brug, J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the behavioural effects of a schoolbased healthful diet promotion intervention implemented in lower vocational schools. Design: A cluster-randomised pre-test–post-test experimental design was used, and data were collected by means of written questionnaires. Setting: Students of 18 Dutch lower...
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Storm, I. (author), van Oers, H. (author), Kok, M. (author), Bal, R. (author), Tubbing, L. (author), Harting, J. (author), Bekker, M. (author), Jansen, M. (author), Dittrich, K. (author), Paulussen, T. (author)
Veel kennis over en ervaringen met IGB en KT was tot op heden gefragmenteerd, verspreid over diverse onderzoeksgroepen in Nederland. In het door het RIVM gecoördineerde consortium i4i komt deze kennis en ervaringen bij elkaar. Negen onderzoeksgroepen werken samen aan zowel conceptuele verheldering als praktische onderzoeksinstrumenten voor IGB...
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Crone, M.R. (author), Verlaan, M. (author), Willemsen, M.C. (author), van Soelen, P. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Sing, R.A.H. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This study assessed the antecedents of continued use of an education program to prevent passive smoking in infants. It consists of a booklet for parents and a manual for health professionals describing a five-step procedure for discussing passive smoking. Aquestionnairewas sent to 67 managers, 670 nurses, and 335 physiciansworking in well-baby...
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Bessems, K.M.H.H. (author), van Assema, P. (author), de Vries, N.K. (author), Paulussen, T.W.G.M. (author)
Strategies to promote implementation of school-based health promotion (HP) programmes should be designed to suit determinants of implementation and continuation. This study explored determinants of completeness of teachers' implementation of a healthy diet promotion programme and of their intention to continue the programme. Strategies for...
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Marra, E. (author), van Dam, L. (author), Kroone, N. (author), Alberts, C.J. (author), Craanen, M. (author), Zimet, G.D. (author), Heijmam, T. (author), Hogewoning, A.A. (author), Sonder, G.J.B. (author), de Vries, H.J.C. (author), Alberts, C.J. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), Schim van der Loeff, M.F. (author)
Introduction: Female sex workers (FSWs) are at risk for human papillomavirus (HPV)-induced diseases but are currently not targeted by the HPV vaccination program in the Netherlands. We explored determinants of their intention to get vaccinated against HPV in case vaccination would be offered to them. Methods: In 2016, FSWs 18 years and older...
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van Nieuwenhuijzen, M. (author), Junger, M. (author), Velderman, M.K. (author), Wiefferink, K.H. (author), Paulussen, T.W.G.M. (author), Hox, J. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: This study investigates the clustering of a broad range of health-compromising and delinquent behaviors. We examine whether these behaviors belong to a single but broad cluster, 'risk-taking behavior', and whether the nature and degree of clustering in adolescents differs from that in adults. Method: A representative sample (N = 4395)...
article 2009
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Bessems, K. (author), van Assema, P. (author), Crutzen, R. (author), Paulussen, T.W.G.M. (author), de Vries, N.K. (author)
OBJECTIVE: The goal of the current study was to examine if the completeness of programme implementation and the completeness of implementation of specific programme elements of the Dutch school-based healthy diet promotion programme Krachtvoer are related to short- and longer-term changes in students' fruit, sweets and breakfast intakes.DESIGN:...
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Fleuren, M.A.H. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), van Buuren, S. (author)
Objective. To develop a short instrument to measure determinants of innovations that may affect its implementation. Design. We pooled the original data from eight empirical studies of the implementation of evidence-based innovations. The studies used a list of 60 potentially relevant determinants based on a systematic review of empirical studies...
article 2014
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Wiefferink, C.H. (author), Peters, L. (author), Hoekstra, F. (author), Ten Dam, G. (author), Buijs, G.J. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Characterizing school health promotion is its category-by-category approach, in which each separate health-related behavior is addressed independently. Such an approach creates a risk that extra-curricular activities become overloaded, and that teaching staff are distracted by continuous innovations. Within the health promotion sector there are...
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Wiefferink, C.H. (author), Detmar, S.B. (author), Coumans, B. (author), Vogels, T. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The aim of this study is to identify the social psychological determinants of the use of performance-enhancing drugs by gym users who practice bodybuilding, fitness, powerlifting or combat sports. In this questionnaire-based study, 144 respondents answered questions on their actual use and intention to use such drugs and also on their background...
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Hofstetter, H. (author), Dusseldorp, E. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Paulussen, T.W.G.M. (author)
Objective: The aim of this paper is to provide a guideline to a universal understanding of the analysis of co-occurrence of risk behaviors. The use of cluster analysis and factor analysis was clarified. Method: A theoretical introduction to cluster analysis and factor analysis and examples from literature were provided. A representative sample ...
article 2014
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Bessems, K.M.H.H. (author), van Assema, P. (author), Paulussen, T.W.G.M. (author), de Vries, N.K. (author)
This paper describes the evaluation of an adoption strategy for the school-based healthy diet programme Krachtvoer. Health promotion (HP) professionals from five Regional Public Health Services (RPHSs) in The Netherlands were asked to recruit a total of 25 schools to adopt the Krachtvoer programme in accordance with this strategy. Afterwards,...
article 2011
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), van Nieuwenhuijzen, M. (author), Klein Velderman, M. (author), Paulussen, T.W.G.M. (author), Junger, M. (author)
Objectives Studies on the co-occurrence, ‘clustering’ of health and other risk behaviours among immigrants from non-industrialised countries lack until now. The aim of this study was to compare this clustering in immigrant and indigenous adults. Methods A representative sample (N = 2,982; response 71%) of the Dutch population aged 19–40, with...
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Martens, M.K. (author), van Assema, P. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), van Breukelen, G. (author), Brug, J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the behavioural effects of a school-based healthful diet promotion intervention implemented in lower vocational schools. Design: A cluster-randomised pre-test-post-test experimental design was used, and data were collected by means of written questionnaires. Setting: Students of 18 Dutch lower...
article 2008
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Wiefferink, C.H. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), de Wijs, J. (author), Swagerman, M. (author), Campman, D. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
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Paulussen, T. (author), Fleuren, M. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), van Buuren, S. (author)
Background: From 2002, TNO developed a list of 60 potential relevantdeterminants of innovation implementation. These factors were based is a review of empiricalstudies, Delphi studies among experts and some original empirical studies in the Netherlands.Methods: Meta-analyses of 8 empirical studies on the implementation of preventive...
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Spook, J.E. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), Paulissen, R.T. (author), Visschedijk, G.C. (author), Kok, G. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Objective: This article describes the design rationale behind a serious self-regulation game intervention. The aim of the game is to promote healthy dietary intake and physical activity among secondary vocational educational students in The Netherlands (approximately 16-20 years of age). Materials and methods: The game "Balance It" was developed...
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Houweling, H. (author), Spaendonck, M.C.V. (author), Paulussen, T. (author), Verweij, M. (author), Ruitenberg, E.J. (author)
WHO have long called for universal vaccination against hepatitis B worldwide. However, in north-western Europe low incidence of the disease has fueled debate whether targeted or universal vaccination strategies are the way to go for. Careful assessment has made it clear that the extensive targeted hepatitis B vaccination programmes in the...
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Paulussen, T.G.W. (author), Hoekstra, F. (author), Lanting, C.I. (author), Buijs, G.B. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
This study examines the factors that influence parents' decisions to have their children vaccinated under the Dutch National Immunisation Programme. A computer questionnaire was sent to 500 parents in 1999 (the response rate was 98.2%). The intention to vaccinate was most strongly determined by attitudes. The belief that vaccination is safe and...
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Fleuren, M.A.H. (author), Wiefferink, C.H. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Purpose. When introducing innovations to health care, it is important to gain insight into determinants that may facilitate or impede the introduction, in order to design an appropriate strategy for introducing the innovation. To obtain an overview of determinants of innovations in health care organizations, we carried out a literature review...
article 2004
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