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Robroek, S.J. (author), Coenen, P. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author)
The potential of workplace health promotion. Unhealthy behaviors (eg, insufficient physical activity, an unhealthy diet, high alcohol intake and smoking) and obesity are risk factors for adverse health outcomes (1,2), productivity loss due to presenteeism or sickness absence (3–6), and early exit from paid employment (7,8). Poor health and...
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Ots, P. (author), van Zon, K.R. (author), Schram, J.L.D. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Brouwer, S. (author)
Objectives. This study examined the risk of unhealthy behaviours and the additive effects of multiple unhealthy behaviours on exit from paid employment among workers with a chronic disease and investigated effect modification by gender and educational level. Methods. Data from the Lifelines cohort, collected between 2006 and 2013, were enriched...
article 2020
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Crone, M.R. (author), Luurssen-Masurel, N. (author), Bruinsma-van Zwicht, B.S. (author), van Lith, J.M.M. (author), Rijnders, M.E.B. (author)
Smoking during pregnancy is associated with a multitude of health behaviors and with the psychosocial and socio-economic circumstances of pregnant women. Limited research has so far been conducted on the clustering of these characteristics and on their effect on pregnancy outcomes. This study aimed to identify different groups of pregnant women...
article 2019
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Scheerman, J.F.M. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), van Loveren, C. (author), van Meijel, B. (author)
Background: The insertion of fixed orthodontic appliances increases the risk of dental caries, particularly in adolescents. Caries can be prevented through good oral health behavior. To support adolescents with fixed orthodontic appliances and for promoting oral health behavior, we developed a theory- and evidence-based mHealth program, the...
article 2018
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Scheerman, J.F.M. (author), van Meijel, B. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Kramer, G.J.C. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Pakpour, A.H. (author), van Braak, M.C.T. (author), van Loveren, C. (author)
Background Adolescents with fixed orthodontic appliances are at high risk of developing dental caries. To date, new smartphone technologies have seldom been used to support them in the preventive behavior that can help prevent dental caries. After an intervention-mapping process, we developed a smartphone application (the WhiteTeeth app) for...
article 2018
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van Zwicht, B.S. (author), Crone, M.R. (author), van Lith, J.M. (author), Rijnders, M.E. (author)
Background. CenteringPregnancy (CP) is a multifaceted group based care-model integrated in routine prenatal care, combining health assessment, education, and support. CP has shown some positive results on perinatal outcomes. However, the effects are less obvious when limited to the results of randomized controlled trials: as there are few trials...
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van Genugten, L. (author), Dusseldorp, E. (author), Webb, T.L. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Background: Many online interventions designed to promote health behaviors combine multiple behavior change techniques (BCTs) and additional modes of delivery (MoD, e.g. text messages) to maximize effectiveness. Also, usability factors may influence effectiveness. This study aims to identify synergistic effects of BCTs, MoDs and usability...
article 2016
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Remoundou, K. (author), Brennan, M. (author), Sacchettini, G. (author), Panzone, L. (author), Butler-Ellis, M.C. (author), Capri, E. (author), Charistou, A. (author), Chaideftou, E. (author), Gerritsen-Ebben, M.G. (author), Machera, K. (author), Spanoghe, P. (author), Glass, R. (author), Marchis, A. (author), Doanngoc, K. (author), Hart, A. (author), Frewer, L.J. (author)
The EU Directive on the sustainable use of pesticides (EU128/2009/EC) requires European Member States to develop training activities targeting occupational exposure to pesticides, and communication material aimed at residents and bystanders. Risk perceptions, knowledge and attitudes associated with passive and occupational exposure to pesticide...
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Peters, L.W.H. (author), ten Dam, G.T.M. (author), Kocken, P.L. (author), Buijs, G.J. (author), Dusseldorp, E. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author)
Many school health promotion curricula address a single health behavior, without paying attention to potential learning effects in associated behavioral domains. We developed an innovative curriculum about smoking and safe sex that also focused on promoting students’ transfer of knowledge, skills and attitudes to other domains. In a quasi...
article 2015
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Andersen, L.L. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Punnert, L. (author), Wynne, R. (author), Persson, R. (author), Wiezer, N.M. (author)
For most humans work is an important fact of life and something that is necessary for survival and individual wellbeing. However, the circumstances under which we work may vary considerably and are, in part, contingent on geographical location, governmental regulations, design of social welfare systems, production systems, and human resource...
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Hofstetter, H. (author), Dusseldorp, E. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Paulussen, T.W.G.M. (author)
Objective: The aim of this paper is to provide a guideline to a universal understanding of the analysis of co-occurrence of risk behaviors. The use of cluster analysis and factor analysis was clarified. Method: A theoretical introduction to cluster analysis and factor analysis and examples from literature were provided. A representative sample ...
article 2014
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van der Veen, V.J.J. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Looman, C.W.N. (author), Richardus, J.H. (author)
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is an important health problem in the Turkish Dutch. Screening is necessary for detection and prevention of HBV. We aimed to identify social-cognitive and socio-cultural determinants of HBV-screening intention among Turkish Dutch. A cross-sectional survey was carried out amongst 335 Turkish Dutch, aged 16-40 years....
article 2014
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Lakerveld, J. (author), van der Ploeg, H.P. (author), Kroezel, W. (author), Ahrens, W. (author), Allais, O. (author), Frost Andersen, L. (author), Cardons, G. (author), Capranica, L. (author), Chastin, S. (author), Donnelly, A. (author), Ekelund, U. (author), Finglash, P. (author), Flechtner-Mors, M. (author), Hebestrei, A. (author), Hendriksen, I. (author), Kubiak, T. (author), Lanza, M. (author), Loyen, A. (author), MacDonncha, C. (author), Mazzocch, M. (author), Monsivais, P. (author), Murphy, M. (author), Nöthlings, U. (author), O’Gorman, D.J. (author), Renner, B. (author), Roos, G. (author), Schuit, A.J. (author), Schulze, M. (author), Steinacker, J. (author), Stronks, K. (author), Volkert, D. (author), van 't Veer, P. (author), Lien, N. (author), de Bourdeaudhuij, I. (author), Brug, J. (author)
To address major societal challenges and enhance cooperation in research across Europe, the European Commission has initiated and facilitated ‘joint programming’. Joint programming is a process by which Member States engage in defining, developing and implementing a common strategic research agenda, based on a shared vision of how to address...
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Witting, M. (author), Boere-Boonekamp, M.M. (author), Sakkers, R.J.B. (author), Fleuren, M.A.H. (author), IJzerman, M.J. (author)
Ultrasound screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is an innovation in preventive child health care in the Netherlands. Parental participation in the screening will be essential for the success of implementation of the screening. The aim of the current study was to investigate whether psychosocial factors (attitude, subjective...
article 2013
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Hendriksen, I.J.M. (author), Simons, M. (author), Garre, F.G. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To study the association between commuter cycling and all-cause sickness absence, and the possible dose-response relationship between absenteeism and the distance, frequency and speed of commuter cycling. Method: Cross-sectional data about cycling in 1236 Dutch employees were collected using a self-report questionnaire. Company...
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de Vries, S.I. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Bakker, I. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This study examined built environmental correlates of children's walking and cycling behavior. Four hundred and forty-eight children from 10 Dutch neighborhoods completed a seven-day physical activity diary in which the number of walking and cycling trips for transportation, to school, and for recreation were assessed. The associations between...
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van Nieuwenhuijzen, M. (author), Junger, M. (author), Velderman, M.K. (author), Wiefferink, K.H. (author), Paulussen, T.W.G.M. (author), Hox, J. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: This study investigates the clustering of a broad range of health-compromising and delinquent behaviors. We examine whether these behaviors belong to a single but broad cluster, 'risk-taking behavior', and whether the nature and degree of clustering in adolescents differs from that in adults. Method: A representative sample (N = 4395)...
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Gubbels, J.S. (author), Kremers, S.P.J. (author), Stafleu, A. (author), Dagnelie, P.C. (author), de Vries, S.I. (author), de Vries, N.K. (author), Thijs, C. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To examine clustering of energy balance-related behaviors (EBRBs) in young children. This is crucial because lifestyle habits are formed at an early age and track in later life. This study is the first to examine EBRB clustering in children as young as 2 years. Study design: Cross-sectional data originated from the Child, Parent and...
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Peters, L.W.H. (author), Wiefferink, C.H. (author), Hoekstra, F. (author), Buijs, G.J. (author), Ten Dam, G.T.M. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Schools are overloaded with health promotion programs that, altogether, focus on a broad array of behavioral domains, including substance abuse, sexuality and nutrition. Although the specific content of programs varies according to the domain focus, programs usually address similar concepts: knowledge, attitudinal beliefs, social influences and...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Peters, L.W.H. (author), Kok, G. (author), Ten Dam, G.T.M. (author), Buijs, G.J. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author)
Background. Most school health education programs focus on a single behavioral domain. Integrative programs that address multiple behaviors may be more efficient, but only if the elements of change are similar for these behaviors. The objective of this study was to examine which effective elements of school health education are similar across...
article 2009
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