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Perenboom, R.J.M. (author), Chorus, A.M.J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Purpose of this study was to report which existing survey instruments assess participation according to the International Classification of Functioning. Disability and Health (ICF). A literature search for relevant survey instruments was conducted. Subsequently, survey instruments were evaluated of which the complete questionnaire, published in...
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Hoejenbos, M.J.J. (author), Mulder, Y.M. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
TNO Preventie en Gezondheid heeft voor Defensie een Health Monitoring Instrument (HMI) ontwikkeld, waarbij ernaar gestreefd is een compacte vragenlijst op te stellen die een indicatie geeft van de algemene gezondheid van militair. Dit instrument wordt zes maanden na het einde van uitzending gebruikt en een deel van de vragen is expliciet gericht...
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Verheijden, M.W. (author)
Patienten wisselen vaak tussen diverse stadia van motivatie tot leefstijlveranderingen. Het 'Stages of Change' Model kan voor huisartsen een nuttig hulpmiddel zijn om hun patienten te motiveren om hun voedingsgedrag aan te passen. Samenwerking met de dietist kan helpen om de door huis- artsen ervaren barrieres voor voedingsvoorlichting weg te...
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Fredriks, A.M. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Jeurissen, S.E. (author), Dekkers, F.W. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
AIM: To provide growth and sexual maturation reference data for Moroccan children living in The Netherlands and to compare them with the reference data of children of Dutch origin. METHODS: Cross-sectional growth and demographic data were collected from 2880 children of Moroccan origin and 14,500 children of Dutch origin living in The...
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van Buuren, S. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Zandwijken, G.R.J. (author), Grote, F.K. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
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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...
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Brouwer, W.B.F. (author), van Exel, N.J.A. (author), van den Berg, B. (author), Dinant, H.J. (author), Koopmanschap, M.A. (author), van den Bos, G.A.M. (author)
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van Buuren, S. (author), Eyres, S. (author), Tennant, A. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Incomparability of information is the key problem in international comparisons. The usual way to improve comparability is to harmonise data collection efforts. However, harmonisation fails if the data have already been sampled, or if appropriate harmonisation cannot be achieved for whatever reason. This normally leaves no other option than to...
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Boshuizen, H.C. (author), Stemmerik, L. (author), Westhoff, M.H. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Elderly participants experiencing difficulty in chair rising and with a maximum knee-extensor torque below 87.5 N ยท m were randomized to different versions of a strength-training program for the knee-extensors: to a high-guidance group (HG; two group sessions supervised by a physical therapist and one unsupervised home session per week, n = 17),...
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Verheijden, M.W. (author), Kok, F.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Community-based interventions have increasingly received attention since researchers and public health professionals have come to acknowledge the importance of an environment that makes the healthy choice the easy choice. All stakeholders including the target community are involved to achieve changes in legislation, in people's social and...
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van den Wal, M.F. (author), Diepenmaat, A.C.M. (author), Pel, J.M. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
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Wiefferink, C.H. (author), Poelman, J. (author), Linthorst, M. (author), Vanwesenbeeck, I. (author), van Wijngaarden, J.C.M. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This study examines the effects of a systematically designed innovation strategy on teachers' implementation of a sex education curriculum and its related determinants. A quasi-experimental group design was used to assess the effectiveness of the innovation strategy. Teachers filled in questionnaires on the determinants of curriculum...
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Stiggelbout, M. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Tak, E. (author), Lechner, L. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This study examines dropout incidence, moment of dropout, and switching behavior in organized exercise programs for seniors in the Netherlands, as determined in a prospective cohort study (with baseline measurements at the start of the exercise program and follow-up after 6 months; N = 1,725, response rate 73%). Participants were community...
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Idzinga, A.W. (author), Heinrich, J. (author), Verheijden, M.W. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
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Stiggelbout, M. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Crone, M. (author), Lechner, L. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Little is known about the predictors of maintenance in organized exercise programmes. The aim of this study was to investigate the behavioral predictors of maintenance of exercise participation in older adults, using an integrated social psychological model. To this end, we carried out a prospective cohort study (n = 1725; age 50 years or older)...
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Proper, K.I. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective.: This study describes the total physical activity and the contribution of work to total physical activity among Dutch workers. The study was conducted in the Netherlands in the years 2000-2002. Methods.: 2,417 respondents of a cross-sectional survey representing the Dutch adult working population were included. Physical activity was...
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Hosli, E. (author), Detmar, S. (author), Raat, H. (author), Bruil, J. (author), Vogels, T. (author), Verrips, E. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ)-87-item child and adolescent self-report (CF87) is an increasingly used health-related quality-of-life instrument for measuring the self-perceived physical and psychosocial well-being of children aged 10 years and older. The aims of this study were to evaluate structure, reliability and validity of the Dutch...
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Jans, M.P. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Sedentary behavior is an independent risk factor for excess body weight and other health problems. There are no published data on sitting time at work, or how this is related to occupation and sector (branch of business). No published study has shown whether extended sitting at work is compensated for by sitting less during leisure...
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Blom, M.B.J. (author), Jonker, J. (author), Dusseldorp, E. (author), Spinhoven, P. (author), Hoencamp, E. (author), Haffmans, P.M.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
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Wijlhuizen, G.J. (author), de Jong, R. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective.: The aim of this study was to test the assumption that the level of outdoor physical activity mediates the relationship between fear of falling and actual outdoor falls according to the Task Difficulty Homeostasis Theory. Method.: A prospective follow-up study of 10 months conducted in the year 2000 in three municipalities in the...
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