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van der Burg, L. (author), Sepriano, A. (author), Landewé, R. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Ottenheijm, R.P.G. (author), Dinant, G.J. (author), Boonen, A. (author)
Objectives: To compare the construct validity of three presenteeism instruments, using health and economic outcomes as external references, among working persons reporting musculoskeletal complaints. Methods: Data from the prospective Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation were used. Presenteeism measurement comprised a...
article 2020
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other 2013
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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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Kuijt-Evers, L.F.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Is artisans' comfort in using hand tools a necessity or a luxury? Ergonomically well-designed hand tools, which provide comfort to the user, decrease the risk of occupational health problems and increase the job performance. Therefore, it is not a luxury, but rather a necessity that hand tools be designed with a focus on comfort, and that...
bookPart 2009
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Oomens, S. (author), de Jong, T. (author), Blonk, R. (author)
In order to reintegrate a group of people who have received social assistance benefits (WWB) for a long time, the city of Rotterdam started a project called 'Experiment Sheltered Employment'. In this study we investigate the relationship between health complaints and job performance among this group of former unemployed. Our sample consists of...
article 2009
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Kocken, P.L. (author), Zwanenburg, E.J.-v. (author), de Hoop, T. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: : The effectiveness of use of migrant health educators in the general practitioners' care for female migrants with psychosomatic problems was evaluated to contribute to the improvement of the care for these patients. Methods: : A randomised controlled trial (RCT) design was used. A total of 104 patients (75%) agreed to take part in...
article 2008
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de Vente, W. (author), Kamphuis, J.H. (author), Emmelkamp, P.M.G. (author), Blonk, R.W.B. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Work-related stress is widespread and can lead to long-term absenteeism and work disability. Cognitive-behavioral treatment (CBT) has demonstrated effectiveness in treating psychopathology but has only rarely been tested in clinical samples with work-related stress. A randomized controlled trial was conducted to investigate the efficacy of CBT...
article 2008
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van Wendel de Joode, B. (author), Vermeulen, R. (author), Heederik, D. (author), van Ginkel, K. (author), Kromhout, H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
We performed an exploratory study to evaluate 2 self-administered questionnaires assessing hand dermatitis and investigate a possible exposure-response relationship between dermal exposure to semi-synthetic metalworking fluids (SMWF) and dermatitis. In a cross-sectional survey on dermatitis, a symptom-based questionnaire and a picture-based skin...
article 2007
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Buijs, P.C. (author), van Dijk, F.J.H. (author), Evers, M. (author), van de Klink, J.J.L. (author), Anema, H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Increasingly, workers have psychological work-related complaints, endangering their work ability and causing considerable economic losses. Many employees consult their general practitioner (GP). He, however, often pays insufficient attention to work-relatedness or to coordination with occupational physicians (OPs). Appropriate guidelines are...
article 2007
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Markus, C.R. (author), Jonkman, L.M. (author), Lammers, J.H.C.M. (author), Deutz, N.E.P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Brain serotonin function has been implicated in the control of sleep and sleep related memory dysfunctions are attributed to deficient brain serotonin activity. Depletion of the serotonin precursor tryptophan reduces brain serotonin function and is found to cause sleep abnormalities and cognitive decline. We hypothesized that enhancing pre-sleep...
article 2006
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de Croon, E.M. (author), Blonk, R.W. (author), Sluiter, J.K. (author), Frings-Dresen, M.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Monitoring psychological job strain may help occupational physicians to take preventive action at the appropriate time. For this purpose, the 10-item trucker strain monitor (TSM) assessing work-related fatigue and sleeping problems in truck drivers was developed. Objectives: This study examined (1) test-retest reliability, (2)...
article 2005
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Markus, C.R. (author), Jonkman, L.M. (author), Lammers, J.H.C.M. (author), Deutz, N.E.P. (author), Messer, M.H. (author), Rigtering, N. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven TNO Voeding (author)
Background: Brain serotonin function is thought to promote sleep regulation and cognitive processes, whereas sleep abnormalities and subsequent behavioral decline are often attributed to deficient brain serotonin activity. Brain uptake of the serotonin precursor tryptophan is dependent on nutrients that influence the availability of tryptophan...
article 2005
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), van Hooff, M.L.M. (author), Geurts, S.A.E. (author), Taris, T.W. (author), Kompier, M.A.J. (author), Dikkers, J.S.E. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), van den Heuvel, F.M.M. (author)
Objectives: The present study was designed to investigate the causal relationships between (time- and strain-based) work-home interference and employee health. The effort-recovery theory provided the theoretical basis for this study. Methods: Two-phase longitudinal data (with a 1-ye ar time lag) were gathered from 730 Dutch police officers to...
article 2005
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de Jong, R.G. (author), van Wiechen, C.M.A.G. (author), Franssen, E.A.M. (author), Lebret, E. (author), Instituut voor Ruimtelijke Organisatie TNO (author)
The possible relation between aircraft noise exposure and the prevalence of complainants around Schiphol airport was studied. The home address of people who complain about aircraft noise at the Environment Advisory Committee Schiphol was combined with annual average noise levels, using a Geographic Information System. The prevalence of...
article 2002
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Aardoom, H.A. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), Rona, R.J. (author), Sanavro, F.L. (author), van den Heuvel, E.W. (author), Leeuwenburg, J. (author)
The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of food intolerance (FI) in Dutch 5- and 6-year-old children and its association with chronic ailments with a survey among parents by questionnaire. Based on parents' perception the prevalence of 'probable' FI was 3.8%. FI was associated with asthma, wheezing, eczema, hay fever, chronic rhinitis,...
article 1997
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Nederlands Instituut voor Praeventieve Gezondheidszorg TNO (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Smulders, P.G.W. (author), Kompier, M.A.J. (author)
Objectives - This paper examines the relationship between work stressors and the following health indicators: psychosomatic complaints, health behavior, and musculoskeletal problems. Methods - Secondary analyses were performed on data from the National Work and Living Condition Survey, which provides a representative sample of the working...
article 1994
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