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de Korte, E.M. (author), Wiezer, N. (author), Bakhuys Roozeboom, M. (author), Vink, P. (author), Kraaij, W. (author)
Background: Employees remain at risk of developing physical and mental health problems. To improve the lifestyle, health, and productivity many workplace interventions have been developed. However, not all of these interventions are effective. Mobile and wireless technology to support health behavior change (mobile health [mHealth] apps) is a...
article 2018
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de Korte, E.M. (author), Wiezer, N. (author), Hanssen, J.H. (author), Vink, P. (author), Kraaij, W. (author)
Background: To improve workers’ health and well-being, workplace interventions have been developed, but utilization and reach are unsatisfactory, and effects are small. In recent years, new approaches such as mobile health (mHealth) apps are being developed, but the evidence base is poor. Research is needed to examine its potential and to assess...
article 2018
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Hiemstra-Van Mastrigt, S. (author), Groenesteijn, L. (author), Vink, P. (author), Kuijt-Evers, L.F.M. (author)
This literature review focused on passenger seat comfort and discomfort in a human-product-context interaction. The relationships between anthropometric variables (human level), activities (context level), seat characteristics (product level) and the perception of comfort and discomfort were studied through mediating variables, such as body...
article 2017
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Hiemstra-van Mastrigt, S. (author), Kamp, I. (author), van Veen, S.A.T. (author), Vink, P. (author), Bosch, T. (author)
New technologies have led to an increasingly sedentary lifestyle. Sedentary behaviour is characterised by physical inactivity and is associated with several health risks. This excessive sitting does not only take place in the office or at home, but also during daily commute. Therefore, BMW AG developed an active seating system for the back seat...
article 2015
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van Veen, S.A.T. (author), Hiemstra-van Mastrigt, S. (author), Kamp, I. (author), Vink, P. (author)
Background: There is a demand for interiors to support other activities in a car than controlling the vehicle. Currently, this is the case for the car passengers and-in the future-autonomous driving cars will also facilitate drivers to perform other activities. One of these activities is working with handheld devices. Objective: Previous...
article 2014
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Groenesteijn, L. (author), Hiemstra-van Mastrigt, S. (author), Gallais, C. (author), Blok, M. (author), Kuijt-Evers, L. (author), Vink, P. (author)
Working in the train is a part of new ways of working. However, the ideal working position is unknown. Moreover, the ideal position for leisure and relaxing is also unknown. This article defines what activities train passengers mainly perform and which corresponding postures are seen. Based on the observations on actual train rides, four main...
article 2014
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Hiemstra-van Mastright, S. (author), Groenesteijn, L. (author), Blok, M. (author), Gallais, C. (author), Vink, P. (author)
Onderweg werken, bijvoorbeeld in de trein, wordt steeds beter mogelijk door de toepassing van nieuwe informatietechnologieën. Dit brengt een verandering aan in de activiteiten die men in de trein uitvoert en daarmee veranderen mogelijk ook de veel voorkomende zithoudingen. Dit is relevante informatie voor ontwerpers van treinmeubilair die...
article 2014
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Robertson, M. (author), Vink, P. (author)
There are many definitions of new ways of work, but working with a computer at another location than at the office or at the clients' location with Information Communication Technology as a support is becoming more prevalent. A new office having shared desks and facilitating informal meetings along with a changed leadership style is yet another...
article 2012
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Vink, P. (author), Franz, M. (author), Kampa, I. (author), Zenk, R. (author)
Seats need to be more lightweight for airplanes, cars, busses and even trains to contribute to a better environment and to reduce energy consumption. However, a reduction in comfort due to weight reduction is not preferable, which opens a new area of research: improving comfort with a minimum of material or with lightweight materials and systems...
article 2012
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Vink, P. (author), Bazley, C. (author), Kamp, I. (author), Blok, M. (author)
Comfort plays an increasingly important role in the interior design of airplanes. Although ample research has been conducted on airplane design technology, only a small amount of public scientific information is available addressing the passenger's opinion. In this study, more than 10,000 internet trip reports and 153 passenger interviews were...
article 2012
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Vink, P. (author), Hallbeck, S. (author)
The term comfort is often seen relating to the marketing of products like chairs, cars, clothing, hand tools and even airplane tickets, while in the scientific literature, the term discomfort shows up often, since it is used in research. Few papers explain the concept of a localized comfort experience in relation to product use, although people...
article 2012
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van Veen, S. (author), Vink, P. (author), Hiemstra van Mastrigt, S. (author), Kamp, I. (author), Franz, M. (author)
Vehicle interiors for working while travelling have certainly room for improvement. In this paper, travelers in the rear seat of a car using a laptop, a tablet and a book were observed and questioned. Additionally, EMG recordings were made in these three conditions. It appeared that the seat dictates the posture; the discomfort is low after 30...
conference paper 2012
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Bazley, C.M. (author), de Jong, A. (author), Vink, P. (author)
A human factors specialist researched the expectations of a culturally and professionally diverse team throughout a year long participatory design process of a large processing facility. For a deeper understanding of high-level team expectations and characteristics, the specialist collected data and information through in-situ ethnography and...
article 2012
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Migueza, S.A. (author), Hallbeck, M.S. (author), Vink, P. (author)
A participatory ergonomics approach is used to create a new work environment, which is aimed at reducing neck complaints in a cell phone assembly. The participatory ergonomics program included an initiative, problem identification, a selection of solutions, an implementation and evaluation. Twenty-eight women, all operators on an assembly line...
article 2012
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Vink, P. (author), Blok, M. (author), Formanoy, M. (author), de Korte, E. (author), Groenesteijn, L. (author)
In 2010 15.2% of the work force in the Netherlands works with a computer at another location than at the office or at the clients' location. 27% of the Dutch working population is not satisfied about the possibility to work at home and 18% is not satisfied on the possibility to plan your own working time. The case control study affirms what has...
article 2012
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de Korte, E. (author), Blok, M. (author), Kuijt-Evers, L. (author), Iske, P. (author), Vink, P. (author)
Voor FM is innovatiemanagement van groot belang. Het gaat namelijk om het inrichten van zowel de proces-, sociale, virtuele als de fysieke omgeving. De sterke positie van Nederland in wetenschappelijke kennis wordt echter niet omgezet in een evenredig sterke positie in innovatie en productiviteitsgroei. Dit terwijl innovatie van groot belang is...
article 2012
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Blok, M.M. (author), Groenesteijn, L. (author), Schelvis, R. (author), Vink, P. (author)
In the changing modern economy some new factors have been addressed that are of importance for productivity and economic growth, such as human skills, workplace organization, information and communication technologies (ICT) and knowledge sharing. An increasing number of companies and organizations are implementing measures to better address...
article 2012
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Blok, M.M. (author), Groenesteijn, L. (author), Schelvis, R. (author), Vink, P. (author)
In the changing modern economy some new factors have been addressed that are of importance for productivity and economic growth, such as human skills, workplace organization, information and communication technologies (ICT) and knowledge sharing. An increasing number of companies and organizations are implementing measures to better address...
article 2012
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Ellegast, R.P. (author), Kraft, K. (author), Groenesteijn, L. (author), Krause, F. (author), Berger, H. (author), Vink, P. (author)
Prolonged and static sitting postures provoke physical inactivity at VDU workplaces and are therefore discussed as risk factors for the musculoskeletal system. Manufacturers have designed specific dynamic office chairs featuring structural elements which promote dynamic sitting and therefore physical activity. The aim of the present study was to...
article 2012
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Zenk, R. (author), Franz, M. (author), Bubb, H. (author), Vink, P. (author)
For car manufacturers, seat comfort is becoming more important in distinguishing themselves from their competitors. Therefore, many studies on participative seat comfort are carried out. In this paper, an objective assessment approach is reported which evaluates the concept of "optimal load distribution", based on the identification of a close...
article 2012
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