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Pak, K. (author), Kooij, D.T.A.M. (author), de Lange, A.H. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Veldhoven, M.J.P.M. (author)
Organisations are challenged to extend working lives of older workers. However, there is little empirical evidence available on how organisations should do this. This study aims to fill this gap by testing the effect of Human Resource (HR) practices on perceived work ability and the preferred retirement age. Based on the Conversation of...
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Kallen, V. (author), Tahir, M. (author), Bedard A., (author), Bongers, B. (author), van Riel, N. (author), van Meeteren, N. (author)
Allostatic load reflects the cumulative strain on organic functions that may gradually evolve into overt disease. Our aim was to evaluate the allostatic parameters in the context of aging, and identify the parameters that may be suitable for an allostatic load index for elderly people (>60 years). From previously published studies, 11 allostatic...
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Weening-Verbree, L.F. (author), Schuller, A.A. (author), Cheung, S.L. (author), Zuidema, S.U. (author), van der Schans, C.P. (author), Hobbelen, J.S.M.H. (author)
Objectives to explore attitudes, perceptions, and perceived barriers to and the perceived facilitators of daily oral health care and the actual daily oral health care performances among nursing home staff. Methods A mixed methods study in 21 nursing homes was completed; a) questionnaires for nursing staff and managers; b) focus group interviews...
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Kocevska, D. (author), Lysen, T.S. (author), Dotinga, A. (author), Koopman-Verhoeff, M.E. (author), Luijk, M.P.C.M. (author), Antypa, N. (author), Biermasz, N.R. (author), Blokstra, A. (author), Brug, J. (author), Burk, W.J. (author), Comijs, H.C. (author), Corpeleijn, E. (author), Dashti, H.S. (author), de Bruin, E.J. (author), de Graaf, R. (author), Derks, I.P.M. (author), Dewald-Kaufmann, J.F. (author), Elders, P.J.M. (author), Gemke, R.J.B.J. (author), Grievink, L. (author), Hale, L. (author), Hartman, C.A. (author), Heijnen, C.J. (author), Huisman, M. (author), Huss, A. (author), Ikram, M.A. (author), Jones, S.E. (author), Klein Velderman, M. (author), Koning, M. (author), Meijer, A.M. (author), Meijer, K. (author), Noordam, R. (author), Oldehinkel, A.J. (author), Groeniger, J.O. (author), Penninx, B.W.J.H. (author), Picavet, H.S.J. (author), Pieters, S. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Reitz, E. (author), Renders, C.M. (author), Rodenburg, G. (author), Rutters, F. (author), Smith, M.C. (author), Singh, A.S. (author), Snijder, M.B. (author), Stronks, K. (author), ten Have, M, (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), van de Mheen, D. (author), van der Ende, J. (author), van der Heijden, K.B. (author), van der Velden, P.G. (author), van Lenthe, F.J. (author), van Litsenburg, R.R.L (author), van Oostrom, S.H. (author), van Schalkwijk, F.J. (author), Sheehan, CM, (author), Verheij, RA, (author), Verhulst, F.C. (author), Vermeulen, M.C.M. (author), Vermeulen, R.C.H. (author), Verschuren, W.M.M. (author), Vrijkotte, T.G.M. (author), Wijga, A.H. (author), Willemen, A.M. (author), ter Wolbeek, M. (author), Wood, A.R. (author), Xerxa, Y. (author), Bramer, W.M. (author), Franco, O.H. (author), Luik, A.I. (author), van Someren, E.J.W. (author), Tiemeier, H. (author)
We aimed to obtain reliable reference charts for sleep duration, estimate the prevalence of sleep complaints across the lifespan and identify risk indicators of poor sleep. Studies were identified through systematic literature search in Embase, Medline and Web of Science (9 August 2019) and through personal contacts. Eligible studies had to be...
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Griffiths, J.C. (author), de Vries, J. (author), McBurney, M.I. (author), Wopereis, S. (author), Serttas, S. (author), Marsman, D.S. (author)
Commonly, it is the end of life when our health is deteriorating, that many will make drastic lifestyle changes to improve their quality of life. However, it is increasingly recognized that bringing good health-promoting behaviors into practice as early in life as possible has the most significant impact across the maximal healthspan. The WHO...
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Koopman, A.S. (author), Naf, M. (author), Baltrusch, S.J. (author), Kingma, I. (author), Rodriguez-Guerrero, C. (author), Babic, J. (author), de Looze, M.P. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author)
The number one cause of disability in the world is low-back pain, with mechanical loading as one of the major risk factors. To reduce mechanical loading, exoskeletons have been introduced in the workplace. Substantial reductions in back muscle activity were found when using the exoskeleton during static bending and manual materials handling....
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Hoevenaars, F.P.M. (author), Berendsen, C.M.M. (author), Pasman, W.J. (author), van den Broek, T.J. (author), Barrat, E. (author), de Hoogh, I.M. (author), Wopereis, S. (author)
In public health initiatives, generic nutrition advice (GNA) from national guidelines has a limited effect on food-intake improvement. Personalized nutrition advice (PNA) may enable dietary behavior change. A monocentric, randomized, parallel, controlled clinical trial was performed in males (n = 55) and females (n = 100) aged 25 to 70 years....
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Offerhaus, P. (author), Jans, S. (author), Hukkelhoven, C. (author), de Vries, R. (author), Nieuwenhuijze, M. (author)
Background: The maternity care system in the Netherlands is well known for its support of community-based midwifery. However, regular midwifery practices typically do not offer caseload midwifery care - one-to-one continuity of care throughout pregnancy and birth. Because we know very little about the outcomes for women receiving caseload care...
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van Kraaij, A.W.J. (author), Schiavone, G. (author), Lutin, E. (author), Claes, S. (author), van Hoof, C. (author)
BACKGROUND: Chronic stress is increasing in prevalence and is associated with several physical and mental disorders. Although it is proven that acute stress changes physiology, much less is known about the relationship between physiology and long-term stress. Continuous measurement of vital signs in daily life and chronic stress detection...
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Munsterman, D.K. (author), Deckers, J. (author)
Based on palynologic interpretations, the Oligocene/Miocene boundary was identified in the cored samples of the ON-Mol-1 and Weelde boreholes in the southern North Sea Basin. In both boreholes, the presumed location of the Oligocene/Miocene boundary is marked by a thin gravel bed, which testifies of a hiatus, within a continuation of shelly,...
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), van der Zwaan, L. (author), de Vroome, E. (author)
The workforce in the Netherlands is ageing, and a shortage of workers is expected in upcoming years because fewer young people enter the labour market and a large number of baby boomers will retire (1). The rising ratio of retired elderly to the active working population puts pressure on public finances, and causes tension in the solidarity...
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van Dommelen, P. (author), de Graaff-Korf, K. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), van Straaten, H.L.M. (author)
Background. Literature shows that lower gestational age leads to greater delays in the auditory conduction, which suggests atypical maturation of the brainstem in normal‐hearing premature newborns. Our aim is to investigate if there is a difference between the extrauterine and intrauterine maturation of the auditory system in normal-hearing...
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Schuring, M. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Carrino, L. (author), O'Prinsen, A.C. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Avendano, M. (author), Burdorf, A. (author)
Background: Declines in employment protection may have disproportionate effects on employment opportunities of workers with low education and poorer health. This study investigates the impact of changes in employment protection levels on employment rates according to education and health in 23 European countries. Methods: Data were taken from...
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van den Dries, M.A. (author), Guxens, M. (author), Spaan, S. (author), Ferguson, K.K. (author), Philips, E. (author), Santos, S. (author), Jaddoe, V.W.V. (author), Ghassabian, A. (author), Trasande, L. (author), Tiemeier, H. (author), Pronk, A. (author)
BACKGROUND: Prenatal exposures to phthalates and bisphenols are associated with impaired brain development in animals. However, epidemiological studies investigating the association between prenatal phthalate or bisphenol exposure and cognition have produced mixed findings and mostly had modest sample sizes and measured the exposure during the...
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Wickramasinghe, K. (author), Mathers, J.C. (author), Wopereis, S. (author), Marsman, D.S. (author), Griffiths, J.C. (author)
Across the globe, there has been a marked increase in longevity, but significant inequalities remain. These are exacerbated by inadequate access to proper nutrition and health care services and to reliable information to make the decisions related to nutrition and health care. Many in economically developing as well as developed societies are...
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Simons, R. (author), Maire, R. (author)
Recommendations. It is recommended that all aircrew, especially those over the age of 40 years, should be periodically screened for cardiovascular risk using a resting ECG and risk estimating calculators that are representative and appropriate for the population to screen and provide non-fatal and fatal endpoints. Pilots with an elevated CVD...
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Kiesswetter, E. (author), Hengeveld, L.M. (author), Keijser, B.J. (author), Volkert, D. (author), Visser, M. (author)
Objective: Poor oral health might be a modifiable determinant of malnutrition in older age. We aimed to investigate the associations of multiple oral health characteristics with incident malnutrition in community-dwelling older adults. Methods: This exploratory analysis is based on prospective data from 893 participants, aged 55–80 years without...
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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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de Dieuleveult, A.L. (author), Perry, S.I.B. (author), Siemonsma, P.C. (author), Brouwer, A.M. (author), van Erp, J.B.F. (author)
Previous research showed that a simple target interception task reveals differences between younger adults (YA) and older adults (OA) on a large screen under laboratory conditions. Participants intercept downward moving objects while a horizontally moving background creates an illusion of the object moving in the opposite direction of the...
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Huijs, J.J.J.M. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Taris, T.W. (author), Blonk, R.W.B. (author)
Background The present study aimed to investigate the effects of a stepwise, bottom-up participatory program with a tailor-made intervention process addressing the level of mental retirement in a sample of Dutch employees. Mental retirement refers to feelings of being disconnected from your work and your organization. Prevention of mental...
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