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Bongers, C.C.W.G. (author), de Korte, J.Q. (author), Zwartkruis, M. (author), Levels, K. (author), Kingma, B.R.M. (author), Eijsvogels, T.M.H. (author)
The combination of an exacerbated workload and impermeable nature of the personal protective equipment (PPE) worn by COVID-19 healthcare workers increases heat strain. We aimed to compare the prevalence of heat strain symptoms before (routine care without PPE) versus during the COVID-19 pandemic (COVID-19 care with PPE), identify risk factors...
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Klous, L. (author), van Diemen, F. (author), Ruijs, S. (author), Gerrett, N. (author), Daanen, H. (author), de Weerd, M. (author), Veenstra, B. (author), Levels, K. (author)
Purpose: Three feasible cooling methods for treatment of hyperthermic individuals in the military, that differed considerably in water volume needed (none to ~80 L), were evaluated. Methods: Ten male soldiers were cooled following exercise-induced hyperthermia (rectal temperature (Tre) ∼39.5 °C) using ventilation by fanning (1.7 m s−1),...
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Selberherr, E. (author), Grau, J.H. (author), Meixner, M. (author), Liere, K. (author), Ercolini, D. (author), de Filippo, C. (author), Caderni, G. (author), Brigidi, P. (author), Turroni, S. (author)
The core microbiome, which refers to a set of consistent microbial features across populations, is of major interest in microbiome research and has been addressed by numerous studies. Understanding the core microbiome can help identify elements that lead to dysbiosis, and lead to treatments for microbiome-related health states. However, defining...
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Teunissen, L.P.J. (author), Jansen, K.M.B. (author), Janssen, E. (author), Kingma, B.R.M. (author), de Korte, J.Q. (author), Eijsvogels, T.M.H. (author)
Objectives To evaluate how separate and combined climatic parameters affect peak core temperature during exercise in the heat using computer simulations fed with individual data. Methods The impact of eight environmental conditions on rectal temperature (Tre) was determined for exercise under heat stress using the Fiala-thermal-Physiology-and...
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Krishnan, S. (author), Vermeulen, R. (author), Pronk, A. (author), Gyori, B.M. (author), Bachman, J.A. (author), Vlaanderen, J. (author), Stierum, R. (author)
BACKGROUND: Mechanistic data is increasingly used in hazard identification of chemicals. However, the volume of data is large, challenging the efficient identification and clustering of relevant data. OBJECTIVES: We investigated whether evidence identification for hazard assessment can become more efficient and informed through an automated...
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Pronk, A. (author), Nuckols, J.R. (author), de Roos, A.J. (author), Airola, M. (author), Colt, J.S. (author), Cerhan, J.R. (author), Morton, L. (author), Cozen, W. (author), Severson, R. (author), Blair, A. (author), Cleverly, D. (author), Ward, M.H. (author)
Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported an error in the unit of the average emission metric (AEI). The AEI was incorrectly reported as nanograms (ng) toxic equivalency quotient (TEQ)/year in the abstract, methods, discussion, and Table 1. The correct unit is grams (g) TEQ/year. The authors apologize for this error.
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van Verseveld, M.D.A. (author), Fekkes, M. (author), Fukkink, R.G. (author), Oostdam, R.J. (author)
This study investigates the effectiveness of the PRIMA antibullying program for elementary education using a cluster-randomized trial with two experimental conditions (with and without student lessons) and a control group. Students of 31 schools participated in the study (N = 3,135; Mage = 10 years). Multilevel regression analyses demonstrated...
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Keemink, A.Q.L. (author), Brug, T.J.H. (author), van Asseldonk, E.H.F. (author), Wu, A.R. (author), van der Kooij, H. (author)
Active prosthetic and orthotic devices have the potential to increase quality of life for individuals with impaired mobility. However, more research into human-like control methods is needed to create seamless interaction between device and user. In forward simulations the reflex-based neuromuscular model (RNM) by Song and Geyer shows promising...
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Kastelein, R.A. (author), Helder-Hoek, L. (author), Cornelisse, S.A. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Lam, F.P.A. (author), de Jong, C.A.F. (author), Ketten, D.R. (author)
Noise-induced temporary hearing threshold shift (TTS) was studied in a harbor porpoise exposed to impulsive sounds of scaled-down airguns while both stationary and free-swimming for up to 90 min. In a previous study, ∼4 dB TTS was elicited in this porpoise, but despite 8 dB higher single-shot and cumulative exposure levels (up to 199 dB re 1...
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Liu, Y. (author), Toet, A. (author), Krone, T. (author), van Stokkum, R. (author), Eijsman, S. (author), van Erp, J.B.F. (author)
The affective appraisal of odors is known to depend on their intensity (I), familiarity (F), detection threshold (T), and on the baseline affective state of the observer. However, the exact nature of these relations is still largely unknown. We therefore performed an observer experiment in which participants (N = 52) smelled 40 different odors ...
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Verlinden, D.A. (author), Schuller, A.A. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author)
Young children rely on their parents with respect to oral health routines. However, parental knowledge on this topic is often insufficient. Well-child care may be an excellent route to reach parents because almost all of them attend. To evaluate the effectiveness of an 8.5 min web-based film about oral health, provided by well-child care, a non...
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Perini, F. (author), Powell, T. (author), Watt, S.J. (author), Downing, P.E. (author)
The brain must interpret sensory input from diverse receptor systems to estimate object properties. Much has been learned about the brain mechanisms behind these processes in vision, but our understanding of haptic perception remains less clear. Here we examined haptic judgments of object size, which require integrating multiple cutaneous and...
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Dong, D. (author), Espinoza, L.A.T. (author), Loibl, A. (author), Pfaff, M. (author), Tukker, A. (author), van der Voet, E. (author)
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Moné, M.J. (author), Pallocca, G. (author), Escher, S.E. (author), Exner, T. (author), Herzler, M. (author), Hougaard Bennekou, S. (author), Kamp, H. (author), Kroese, E.D. (author), Leist, M. (author), Steger-Hartmann, T. (author), van de Water, B. (author)
In 2016, the European Commission launched the EU-ToxRisk research project to develop and promote animal-free approaches in toxicology. The 36 partners of this consortium used in vitro and in silico methods in the context of case studies (CSs). These CSs included both compounds with a highly defined target (e.g. mitochondrial respiratory chain...
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Hendriks, H. (author), van de Rest, O. (author), Snippe, A. (author), Kieboom, J. (author), Hogenelst, K. (author)
Long-term alcohol abuse is associated with poorer cognitive performance. However, the associations between light and moderate drinking and cognitive performance are less clear. We assessed this association via cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses in a sample of 702 Dutch students. At baseline, alcohol consumption was assessed using...
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Coenen, P. (author), Hulsegge, G. (author), Daams, J.G. (author), van Geenen, R.G. (author), Kerkhoffs, G.M. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), Huirne, J.A. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), Kuijser, P.P. (author)
Objectives Orthopaedic surgery is primarily aimed at improving function and pain reduction. Additional integrated care may enhance patient’s participation in sports and work, possibly improving performance of physical activities and quality of life (QoL). We aimed to assess the effectiveness of integrated care among orthopaedic surgery patients....
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Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.C. (author), Schelvis, R.M.C. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Wiezer, N.M. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author)
BACKGROUND: Work stress is an important problem among employees in education in the Netherlands. The present study aims to investigate the effects of a participatory organizational level work stress prevention approach to reduce (quantitative) job demands, increase resources (i.e. autonomy, supervisor and coworker support) and to reduce work...
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Krone, T. (author), Boessen, R. (author), Bijlsma, S. (author), van Stokkum, R. (author), Clabbers, N.D.S. (author), Pasman, W.J. (author)
Background. N-of-1 designs gain popularity in nutritional research because of the improving technological possibilities, practical applicability and promise of increased accuracy and sensitivity, especially in the field of personalized nutrition. This move asks for a search of applicable statistical methods. Objective. To demonstrate the...
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Pasma, W. (author), Wesselink, E.M. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), de Graaff, J.C. (author), van Klei, W.A. (author)
Physiologic data from anesthesia monitors are automatically captured. Yet erroneous data are stored in the process as well. While this is not interfering with clinical care, research can be affected. Researchers should find ways to remove artifacts. The aim of the present study was to compare different artifact annotation strategies, and to...
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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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