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Looije, L. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Peters, J.K. (author), Blanson Henkemans, O. (author)
Persistent progress in the self-management of their disease is important and challenging for children with diabetes. The European ALIZ-e project developed and tested a set of core functions for a social robot that may help to establish such progress. These functions were studied in different set-ups and with different groups of children (e.g....
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Lehmann, B. (author), Eilers, R. (author), Donken, R. (author), Barug, D. (author), Swillens, J. (author), de Vriend, C. (author), Weerdenburg, S. (author), Pot, M. (author), van Keulen, H. (author), Paulussen, T. (author), Vermey, K. (author), Alberts, N. (author), Marra, E. (author), de Melker, H.E. (author), Mollema, L. (author)
Both in 2013 and 2015 the mean intention of parents to vaccinate their child was high. Only 21% of parents reported making an informed decision about childhood vaccinations included in the NIP. Mass media attention on the use of allegedly inferior needles, which was later refuted, appeared to have a negative impact on mothers’ attitudes and...
bookPart 2016
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Dijkmans-Scheepstra, D. (author), Rietveld, E. (author), Deurloo, J.A. (author), Duiser, I.H.F. (author), Hartman, A. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author)
De Baecke-Fassaert Motoriektest (BFMT) wordt sinds 2003 landelijk gebruikt door jeugdartsen om de motoriek van 5 tot 6‑jarige kinderen uit groep 2 van het basisonderwijs te beoordelen. De normering van de test is 25 jaar geleden verricht en het onderzoek van destijds is niet gevalideerd door vergelijking met andere motorische testen. Een door...
article 2016
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van Kann, D.H.H. (author), Jansen, M.W.J. (author), de Vries, S.I. (author), de Vries, N.K. (author), Kremers, S.P.J. (author)
Background The worldwide increase in the rates of childhood overweight and physical inactivity requires successful prevention and intervention programs for children. The aim of the Active Living project is to increase physical activity and decrease sedentary behavior of Dutch primary school children by developing and implementing tailored,...
article 2015
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Theunissen, M.H.C. (author), Vogels, A.G.C. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author)
OBJECTIVE: In this study we examined the use and predictors of different discipline practices by parents of children aged 5 to 6 years. METHODS: We obtained cross-sectional data for a nationally representative Dutch sample of children aged 5 to 6 years within the setting of routine well-child visits provided to the entire population. A total of...
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Vermaire, J.H. (author), van Loveren, C. (author), Brouwer, W.B.F. (author), Krol, M. (author)
A cost-effectiveness evaluation was conducted with a randomised controlled clinical trial of caries prevention measures among 6-year-old children who were assigned to either a control group or 1 of 2 experimental groups (IPFA: 2 extra professionally-delivered fluoride applications per year, or NOCTP: a non-operative caries treatment programme,...
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Duijster, D. (author), de Jong-Lenters, M. (author), Verrips, E. (author), van Loveren, C. (author)
Background The prevention of childhood dental caries relies on adherence to key behaviours, including twice daily tooth brushing with fluoride toothpaste and reducing the consumption of sugary foods and drinks. The aim of this qualitative study was to explore parents’ perceptions of barriers and facilitators that influence these oral health...
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Theunissen, M.H. (author), Vogels, A.G. (author), de Wolff, M.S. (author), Crone, M.R. (author), Reijneveld, S.A.S. (author)
Background: Validated questionnaires help community pediatric services to identify psychosocial problems. Our aim was to assess which of three short questionnaires was most suitable for this identification among pre-school children. Methods: We included 1,650 children (response 64 %) aged 3-4 years undergoing routine well-child health...
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Schönbeck, Y. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), van Buuren, S. (author)
Objectives To study trends in height of Turkish and Moroccan immigrant children living in The Netherlands, to investigate the association between height and background characteristics in these children, and to calculate height-for-age-references data for these groups. Design Nationwide cross-sectional data collection from children aged 0 to 18...
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Schonbeck, Y. (author)
Background: Monitoring human growth is important. It is used to detection of abnormal growth trajectories of children, which may reflect nutritional problems or underlying illness. In a larger population, it can provide information about the health status of this population, for example the prevalence of overweight and obesity, or the mean...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Gerards, S.M.P.L. (author), Gubbels, J.S. (author), Dagnelie, P.C. (author), Kremers, S.P.J. (author), Stafleu, A. (author), de Vries, N.K. (author), Thijs, C. (author)
Background: Parents often fail to correctly perceive their children's weight status, but no studies have examined the association between parental weight status perception and longitudinal BMIz change (BMI standardized to a reference population) at various ages. We investigated whether parents are able to accurately perceive their child's weight...
article 2014
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Bezem, J. (author), Theunissen, M. (author), Buitendijk, E.S. (author), Kocken, P.L. (author)
Background The coverage of preventive health assessments for children is pivotal to the system of preventive health screening. A novel method of triage was introduced in the Preventive Youth Health Care (PYHC) system in the Netherlands with an associated shift of tasks of professionals. Doctor’s assistants carried out pre-assessments to identify...
article 2014
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Vermaire, J.H. (author), Poorterman, J.H.G. (author), van Herwijnen, L. (author), van Loveren, C. (author)
A parallel-randomized controlled trial on caries-preventive strategies was conducted in a general dental practice with a mixed socioeconomic background patient population. The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that, compared to regular care consisting of check-ups twice a year with professional fluoride applications and pit and...
article 2014
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Broekhuizen, K. (author), Scholten, A.M. (author), de Vries, S.I. (author)
The (pre)school environment is an important setting to improve children's health. Especially, the (pre)school playground provides a major opportunity to intervene. This review presents an overview of the existing evidence on the value of both school and preschool playgrounds on children's health in terms of physical activity, cognitive and...
article 2014
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Klein Velderman, M. (author), Cloostermans, A.P.G. (author), Pannebakker, F.D. (author)
report 2014
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Cohen, I. (author), Looije, R. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author)
Social robots may comfort and support children who have to cope with chronic diseases like diabetes. In social interactions, it is important to be able to express recognizable emotions. Studies show that the iCat robot, with its humanoid facial features, has this capability. In this paper we look if a Nao robot, without humanoid facial features,...
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van Dommelen, P. (author), de Kroon, M.L.A. (author), Cameron, N. (author), Schonbeck, Y. (author), van Buuren, S. (author)
Background It is known that height and body mass index (BMI) are correlated in childhood. However, its impact on the (trend of) national prevalence rates of overweight and obesity has never been investigated. The aim of our study is to investigate the relation between height and national prevalence rates of overweight and obesity in childhood...
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Dessing, D. (author), de Vries, S.I. (author), Graham, J.M.A. (author), Pierik, F.H. (author)
Background : Active transport to school is associated with higher levels of physical activity in children. Promotion of active transport has therefore gained attention as a potential target to increase children’s physical activity levels. Recent studies have recognized that the distance between home and school is an important predictor for...
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Fieten, K.B. (author), Zijlstra, W.T. (author), van Os-Medendorp, H. (author), Meijer, Y. (author), Venema, M.U. (author), Rijssenbeek-Nouwens, L. (author), l' Hoir, M.P. (author), Bruijnzeel-Koomen, C.A. (author), Pasmans, S.G.M.A. (author)
Background: About 10 to 20% of children in West European countries have atopic dermatitis (AD), often as part of the atopic syndrome. The full atopic syndrome also consists of allergic asthma, allergic rhinitis and food allergy. Treatment approaches for atopic dermatitis and asthma include intermittent anti-inflammatory therapy with...
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Biesbroek, G. (author), Tsivtsivadze, E. (author), Sanders, E.A.M. (author), Montijn, R. (author), Veenhoven, R.H. (author), Keijser, B.J.F. (author), Bogaert, D. (author)
Rationale: Many bacterial pathogens causing respiratory infections in children are common residents of the respiratory tract. Insight into bacterial colonization patterns and microbiota stability at a young age might elucidate healthy or susceptible conditions for development of respiratory disease. Objectives: To study bacterial succession of...
article 2014
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