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van den Berge, M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Türkeli, R. (author), van Kalken, M. (author), Hulsegge, G. (author)
Objective: This study investigated associations between the co-existence of multiple types of work-related psychosocial and physical risk factors, and (1) obesity; (2) smoking; and (3) leisure-time physical inactivity. It also aimed to identify sociodemographic characteristics related to clustering of work-related risk factors and lifestyle...
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Coenen, P. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), van Lenthe, F.J. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author)
Background: This individual patient data (IPD) meta-analysis aimed to investigate socioeconomic inequalities in effectiveness on healthy behavior of, and compliance to, workplace health promotion programs. Methods: Dutch (randomized) controlled trials were identified and original IPD were retrieved and harmonized. A two-stage meta-analysis was...
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van den Berge, M. (author), Hulsegge, G. (author), van der Molen, H.F. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Pasman, R.W. (author), den Broeder, L. (author), Tamminga, S.J. (author), Hulshof, C.T.J. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Health interventions often do not reach blue-collar workers. Citizen science engages target groups in the design and execution of health interventions, but has not yet been applied in an occupational setting. This preliminary study determines barriers and facilitators and feasible elements for citizen science to improve the health of blue-collar...
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Loef, B. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Hulsegge, G. (author), van Baarle, D. (author), Proper, K.I. (author)
Objectives Shift work may be associated with an increased incidence of respiratory infections. However, underlying mechanisms are unclear. Therefore, our aim was to examine the mediating role of sleep, physical activity, and diet in the association between shift work and respiratory infections. Methods This prospective cohort study included 396...
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Troelstra, S.A. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Harting, J. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Kunst, A.E. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Purpose: The aim of this study was to assess the association between sustained smoking and quitting with work-related outcomes among older workers. Methods: We categorized a sample of older employees into non-smokers, sustained smokers and quitters. Multivariable regression models were used to test longitudinal associations of sustained smoking...
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Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), van Lenthe, F.J. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Coenen, P. (author)
This individual participant data meta-analysis assessed the effectiveness of workplace health promotion programmes on body mass index (BMI) across socio-economic groups and whether study and intervention characteristics explained inequalities in effectiveness. Studies were eligible if they assessed the effect of a workplace health promotion...
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Bouwhuis, S. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author)
We are writing in regards to the review by Koranyi et al (1) on precarious employment and occupational accidents and injuries. In the review, multiple-job holding was classified as a type of precarious employment. In this letter, we argue multiple-job holding should not be considered a type of precarious employment and that multiple-job holders...
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Bouwhuis, S. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author)
Introduction Precarious employment is associated with poor health. Among employees in precarious employment, those with multiple jobs may face additional health risks, e.g. due to combining work schedules and job roles. Our research question is: do differences in health exist between multiple and single job holders in precarious employment?...
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van der Zwaan, L.G.L. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Sewdas, S. (author), de Wind, A. (author), Steenbeek, R. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author)
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Scharn, M. (author), Oude Hengel, K. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Schuring, M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author)
Background This study aims to provide insight into the associations between having a chronic disease and participation in paid work, volunteer activities or informal care, the associations between the onset of a chronic disease and these forms of societal participation, and whether these associations differ across educational level and gender....
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Bouwhuis, S. (author), Hoekstra, T. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Purpose To identify distinct groups of older multiple job holders and to explore health differences between these groups. Methods We selected respondents from STREAM, a Dutch cohort study among persons aged 45 years and older, who reported having multiple jobs (N = 702). We applied latent class analysis to identify groups of multiple job holders...
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Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Coenen, P. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Lenthe, F.J. (author), Burdorf, A. (author)
Introduction Obesity and unhealthy behaviour are more prevalent among workers with a low compared with a high socioeconomic position (SEP), and thus contribute to socioeconomic health inequalities. The occupational setting is considered an important setting to address unhealthy behaviours due to the possibility to efficiently reach a large group...
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Oude Hengel, K. (author), Broek, S.J.W. (author), Eekhout, I. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Burdorf, A. (author)
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van der Mark-Reeuwijk, K.G. (author), Wegemans, R.M. (author), Bültmann, U. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Deeg, D.J.H. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Henkens, K.C.J.I.M. (author), Kant, I. (author), Lange, A. (author), Lindeboom, M. (author), van Rhenen, W. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objective This opinion paper summarizes the main findings and recommendations of an advisory report on health and prolonging working life, which was requested by the Dutch Minister of Social Affairs and Employment. Methods The advisory report was compiled by a multidisciplinary committee of ten scientists appointed by the Health Council of The...
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Havermans, B.M. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Brouwers, E.P.M. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objective: The objective was to evaluate the process and feasibility of a digital platform-based implementation strategy aimed at work stress prevention. Methods: The process evaluation was performed alongside a controlled trial within a health care organization, in the experimental group (N = 221). Mental models, context, and barriers and...
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Viester, L. (author), Verhagen, E.A.L.M. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Purpose: To evaluate the effectiveness of an individually tailored intervention for improvement in lifestyle behavior, health indicators, and prevention and reduction of overweight among construction workers. Design: Randomized controlled trial. Setting: Various blue-collar departments of a large construction company in the Netherlands....
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de Wind, A. (author), Scharn, M. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author)
Background An increasing number of retirees continue to work beyond retirement despite being eligible to retire. As the prevalence of chronic disease increases with age, working beyond retirement may go along with having a chronic disease. Working beyond retirement may be different for retirees with and without chronic disease. We aim to...
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de Wind, A. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Sewdas, R. (author), Scharn, M. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Purpose In our ageing workforce, the increasing numbers of employees with chronic diseases are encouraged to prolong their working lives. It is important to prevent health deterioration in this vulnerable group. This study aims to investigate whether work characteristics predict health deterioration over a 3-year period among employees with (1)...
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Huysmans, M.A. (author), Eijckelhof, B.H.W. (author), Bruno Garza, J.L. (author), Coenen, P. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Johnson, P.W. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Dennerlein, J.T. (author)
Objectives: Alternative techniques to assess physical exposures, such as prediction models, could facilitate more efficient epidemiological assessments in future large cohort studies examining physical exposures in relation to work-related musculoskeletal symptoms.The aim of this study was to evaluate two types of models that predict arm-wrist...
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Sewdas, R. (author), Tamminga, S.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), de Boer, A.G. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Background With the increase of the statutory retirement age, the number of self-employed older workers will most likely increase. Therefore, this study aimed to explore: 1) the differences in self-rated health and work ability of self-employed workers and employees, 1) whether self-employment is associated with better self-rated health and work...
article 2018
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