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Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Kraaimaat, F.W. (author), Bijlsma, J.W.J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The relationship between the frequency (chronic, episodic, and sporadic) of arthritic pain in the hip and/or knee, other illness-related variables, physical disability, and a physically active lifestyle was analyzed in community-living subjects aged 55 to 74 years (N = 306). We tested the hypothesis that a physically active lifestyle is a...
article 1996
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
TNO liet 400 ouderen bewegen en onderzocht de ervaringen. TNO legde één en ander vast in een persbericht en in een boekje. Bij deze een samenvatting.
article 1997
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Westhoff, M. (author), van Rooij, E. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
In okotober 1999 is het project Gezond & Vitaal voor Turkse ouderen bij TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (TNOPG) van start gegaan. Het project betreft de aanpassing, evaluatie en implementatie van dit programma. Dit artikel beschrijft kort de achtergronden van Gezond & Vitaal, de resultaten van een proefversie bij Turkse vrouwen en de voorbereiding...
article 1997
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Stiggelbout, M. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Bewegen voorkomt allerlei aandoeningen en verkleint de kans op complicaties. De literatuur geeft aan dat circa 50% van de deelnemers aan bewegingsprogramma's in de eerste zes maanden uitvalt. over het uitval percentage bij ouderen is weining bekend. TNO Preventie en Gezondheid doet hiernaar onderzoek en ook naar de redenen waarom, zodat...
article 1999
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Besseling, J.J.M. (author)
article 2000
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Miedema, H.M.E. (author), Vos, H. (author), de Jong, R.G. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
A decrease in the level of sound events can compensate for an increase in the level of other events, but noise metrics assume different tradeoffs. Noise metrics also differ in the penalty applied to noise in the evening and to noise in the night, and in the definition of these periods. These two aspects of noise metrics, i.e., the tradeoff and...
article 2000
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Rosendal, H. (author), van Beekum, W.T. (author), Nijhof, P. (author), de Witte, L.P. (author), Schrijvers, A.J.P. (author)
Objectives: To assess whether shared care for patients undergoing total hip replacement delivers better outcomes compared to care as usual. Design: Prospective, observational cohort study. Setting: Two regions in the Netherlands where different organisational health care models have been implemented: a shared care setting (experimental group)...
article 2000
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van Buuren, S. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The Severity of Disabilities Scale (SDS) of the ICIDH reflects the degree to which an individual's ability to perform a certain activity is restricted. This paper describes the application of two models from item response theory (IRT), the graded response model and the partial credit model, in order to derive a tentative proposal for a revised...
article 2001
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Alpay, L.L. (author), Littleton, K.S. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
In recent years, the drive towards cost-effectiveness and efficiency, coupled with radical changes in healthcare education, have resulted in an increased need for collaboration, both at the interpersonal and institutional levels. Such collaborations were once regarded primarily as pragmatic ventures. Increasingly, however, there are reports of...
article 2001
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Westhoff, M.H. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The article describes the dissemination and implementation of the Aging Well and Healthily (AWH) program in the Netherlands. In the period 1997-1999 this process was monitored by means of telephone interviews with 263 participants, 28 peer educators, and 13 organizers. The program participants were mainly physically active and relatively healthy...
article 2002
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Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Westhoff, M.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The Aging Well and Healthily (AWH) program consists of health education by peers and low-intensity exercise. It was evaluated via a small randomized controlled trial and a community intervention trial involving older adults in the Netherlands. Reasons stated for participation were to exercise (35%), to acquire information about health (28%), and...
article 2002
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Hoogendoorn, W.E. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Bouter, L.M. (author), TNO Arbeid (author)
Aims: To compare the results of a traditional approach using standard regression for the analysis of data from a prospective cohort study with the results of generalised estimating equations (GEE) analysis. Methods: The research was part of a three year prospective cohort study on work related risk factors for low back pain. The study population...
article 2002
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TNO Arbeid (author), Besseling, J.J.M. (author)
Het kan u niet ontgaan zijn dat er weer nieuw beleid gemaakt wordt rond de WAO. In de voorstellen die worden ontwikkeld, wordt zwaar ingezet op het ontzeggen van de toegang tot de WAO. Volgens de voorstellen zou een deel van de huidige volledig arbeidsongeschikten in de toekomst geen recht hebben op een WAO-uitkering. Ook alle gedeeltelijk...
article 2002
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Eyres, S. (author), Tennant, A. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author)
Background: Comparability of health data is a major challenge within the context of the Health Monitoring Programme of the European Commission. A common problem in surveys is that many variations of essentially the same question exist. Methods: Response conversion is a new method for improving comparability by scaling the data onto a common...
article 2003
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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)
article 2004
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Besseling, J.J.M. (author)
De voorstellen van het kabinet voor een nieuwe WAO zullen gevolgen hebben voor het werk van de verzekeringsarts. Zo zal de uiteindelijke beslissing genomen worden door een onafhankelijk medewerker of een beoordelingsteam. Ook staat in de adviesaanvraag nadrukkelijk dat een attest van de behandelend specialist onderdeel is van de aanvraag om een...
article 2004
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Lamé, F. (author), Honders, T. (author), Derksen, G.B. (author), Gadella, M. (author), TNO Bouw en Ondergrond (author)
Dutch legislation on the reuse of soil requires a sampling strategy to determine the degree of contamination. This sampling strategy was developed in three stages. Its main aim is to obtain a single analytical result, representative of the true mean concentration of the soil stockpile. The development process started with an investigation into...
article 2005
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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 · 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),...
article 2005
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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...
article 2005
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van Uffelen, J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
De afgelopen jaren is er bij Body@Work onderzoek gedaan naar het effect van bewegen en vitamine suppletie op het geheugen. Body@Work, Onderzoekscentrum Bewegen, Arbeid en Gezondheid, is een samenwerkingsverband tussen TNO en het Vrije Universiteit Medisch Centrum dat beoogt kennis te ont­ wikkelen om lichamelijke inactiviteit en klachten aan...
article 2006
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