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de Lijster, G.P.A. (author), Kok, G. (author), Kocken, P.L. (author)
Background. The development of school-based programs for preventing adolescent sexual harassment often lacks an evidence-based approach and use of proper theories. Appropriate stakeholders are often not involved in the development process. To help improve this process, we used the Intervention Mapping framework to retrospectively evaluate the...
article 2019
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Mevissen, F.E.F. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Watzeels, A. (author), van Duin, G. (author), Meijer, S. (author), van Lieshout, S. (author), Kok, G. (author)
This paper describes the development of a Dutch online programme called Long Live Love+ focusing on positive, coercion-free relationships, contraception use, and the prevention of STIs, using the Intervention Mapping (IM) approach. All six steps of the approach were followed. Step 1 confirmed the need for a sexual health programme targeting...
article 2018
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Schutte, L. (author), Mevissen, F.E.F. (author), Meijer, S. (author), Paulussen, T. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Kok, G. (author)
Background: The quality of implementation is important to ensure the effectiveness of behavioral change interventions in practice. Implementing such programs with completeness and adherence is not an automatic process and may require additional support. In school settings, the support teachers receive during implementation is often limited and...
article 2018
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de Lijster, G. (author), Taal, L. (author), Gebhardt, W. (author), Kok, G. (author), Kocken, P. (author)
public lecture 2017
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Spook, J.E. (author), Paulussen, T. (author), Kok, G. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Background: Serious games have the potential to promote health behavior. Because overweight is still a major issue among secondary vocational education students in the Netherlands, this study piloted the effects of “Balance It,” a serious self-regulation game intervention targeting students’ overweight-related behaviors: dietary intake and...
article 2016
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de Lijster, G.P.A. (author), Felten, H. (author), Kok, G. (author), Kocken, P.L. (author)
Many adolescents experience sexual harassment and victims of sexual harassment have higher risks regarding well-being and health behaviors such as higher risks of suicidal thoughts, suicidal ideation and feeling unsafe at school. A peer-performed play and school lessons on preventing sexual harassment behavior were presented to secondary school...
article 2016
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van Scheppingen, A.R. (author), ten Have, K.C.J.M. (author), Zwetsloot, G.I.J.M. (author), Kok, G. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Companies, seen as social communities, are major health promotion contexts. However, health promotion in the work setting is often less successful than intended. An optimal adjustment to the organisational context is required. Knowledge of which organisation-specific factors are relevant to health promotion is scarce. A Delphi procedure is used...
article 2015
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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...
article 2015
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Harmsen, I.A. (author), Bos, H. (author), Ruiter, R.A.C. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W. (author), Kok, G. (author), de Melker, H.E. (author), Mollema, L. (author)
Background Although the vaccination coverage in most high income countries is high, variations in coverage rates on the national level among different ethnic backgrounds are reported. A qualitative study was performed to explore factors that influence decision-making among parents with different ethnic backgrounds in the Netherlands. Methods Six...
article 2015
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Mollema, L. (author), Harmsen, I.A. (author), Broekhuizen, E. (author), Clijnk, R. (author), de Melker, H. (author), Paulussen, T. (author), Kok, G. (author), Ruiter, R. (author), Das, E. (author)
Background: In May 2013, a measles outbreak began in the Netherlands among Orthodox Protestants who often refuse vaccination for religious reasons. Objective: Our aim was to compare the number of messages expressed on Twitter and other social media during the measles outbreak with the number of online news articles and the number of reported...
article 2015
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van Scheppingen, A. (author), ten Have, K. (author), Zwetsloot, G.I.J.M. (author), Kok, G. (author), van Mechelen, M. (author)
conference paper 2014
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Spook, J.E. (author), Paulussen, T. (author), Kok, G. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Background: Despite the growing body of research on complex lifestyle behaviors (eg, Dietary Intake [DI] and Physical Activity [PA]), monitoring of these behaviors has been hampered by a lack of suitable methods. A possible solution to this deficiency is mobile-based Ecological Momentary Assessment (mEMA), which enables researchers to collect...
article 2013
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Harmsen, I.A. (author), Ruiter, R.A.C. (author), Paulusssen, T.G.W. (author), Mollema, L. (author), Kok, G. (author), de Melker, H.E. (author)
article 2012
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Harmsen, I.A. (author), Lambooij, M.S. (author), Ruiter, R.A.C. (author), Mollema, L. (author), Veldwijk, J. (author), van Weert, Y.J.W.M. (author), Kok, G. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W. (author), de Wit, G.A. (author), de Melker, H.E. (author)
From October 2011, The Netherlands started to vaccinate all newborns against hepatitis B. The aim of the present study was to get insight in the psychosocial factors that determine parents' intention to vaccinate their child against hepatitis B, and to test whether intention to vaccinate is a good predictor of actual vaccination behaviour. In...
article 2012
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Peters, L.W.H. (author), Kok, G. (author), Ten Dam, G.T.M. (author), Buijs, G.J. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author)
Background. Most school health education programs focus on a single behavioral domain. Integrative programs that address multiple behaviors may be more efficient, but only if the elements of change are similar for these behaviors. The objective of this study was to examine which effective elements of school health education are similar across...
article 2009
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van Kesteren, N.M.C. (author), Hospers, H.J. (author), Kok, G. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
GB, PZ.WI (wetenschappelijk Internationaal)
article 2007
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Kraag, G. (author), van Breukelen, G. (author), Lamberts, P. (author), Vugts, O. (author), Kok, G. (author), Fekkes, M. (author), Huijer Abu-Sadd, H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This article describes the process evaluation of a stress management program called 'Learn Young, Learn Fair' for 5th and 6th graders. Studies, reviews and meta-analyses of prevention programs report that a common limitation in studies is the restricted documentation of process factors that contribute to the success of interventions. Program...
article 2007
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van Kesteren, N.M.C. (author), Hospers, H.J. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), van Breukelen, G. (author), Kok, G. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Determinants of intended condom use with steady and casual sex partners were examined among Dutch HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) (N = 296). Given the proposition that safer sex behavior among HIV-positive people is a form of prosocial behavior, the present study extended the general framework of the Theory of Planned Behavior with...
article 2007
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Kok, G. (author)
book 2006
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Wortel, E. (author), de Geus, G.H. (author), Kok, G. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Home-related injuries are a major threat to pre-school children in the western world. In this study the behavioral determinants of 18 parental safety measures were assessed. To select behavioral determinants, the Attitude-Social influence-Self-efficacy/barriers model was used with the inclusion of variables from the Health Belief Model and the...
article 1995
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