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Formanoy, M.A. (author), Dusseldorp, E. (author), Coffeng, J.K. (author), van Mechelen, I. (author), Boot, C.R. (author), Hendriksen, I.J. (author), Tak, E.C. (author)
Background: To recover from work stress, a worksite health program aimed at improving physical activity and relaxation may be valuable. However, not every program is effective for all participants, as would be expected within a "one size fits all" approach. The effectiveness of how the program is delivered may differ across individuals. The aim...
article 2016
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van Scheppingen, A.R. (author), ten Have, K.C.J.M. (author), Zwetsloot, G.I.J.M. (author), Kok, G. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Companies, seen as social communities, are major health promotion contexts. However, health promotion in the work setting is often less successful than intended. An optimal adjustment to the organisational context is required. Knowledge of which organisation-specific factors are relevant to health promotion is scarce. A Delphi procedure is used...
article 2015
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Geraedts, A.S. (author), van Dongen, J.M. (author), Kleiboer, A.M. (author), Wiezer, N.M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Cuijpers, P. (author), Bosmans, J.E. (author)
Objective: To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of a Web-based guided intervention compared with care as usual for employees with depressive symptoms. Methods: A total of 231 employees with depressive symptoms were randomized. Data were collected at baseline, 8 weeks, 6 months, and 12 months. Analyses were conducted from the societal and employer...
article 2015
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Coffeng, J.K. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Duijts, S.F.A. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Hendriksen, I.J.M. (author)
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effectiveness of a worksite social and physical environment intervention on need for recovery (i.e., early symptoms of work-related mental and physical fatigue), physical activity and relaxation. Also, the effectiveness of the separate interventions was investigated. METHODS: In this 2×2 factorial design study, 412...
article 2014
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van Scheppingen, A.R. (author), de Vroome, E.M.M. (author), ten Have, K.C.J.M. (author), Bos, E.H. (author), Zwetsloot, G.I.J.M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Objective: To examine the effectiveness of an organizational large-scale intervention applied to induce a health-promoting organizational change process. Design and Methods: A quasi-experimental, "as-treated" design was used. Regression analyses on data of employees of a Dutch dairy company (n =324) were used to examine the effects on bonding...
article 2014
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van Dongen, J.M. (author), Proper, K. (author), van Wier, M.F. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
article 2013
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Strijk, J.E. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objective A worksite lifestyle intervention aiming to improve lifestyle behaviors could be an effective tool to keep older workers vital, and thereby prolong their labor participation. This study evaluates the effectiveness of such an intervention on vitality, work engagement, productivity and sick leave. Methods In a randomized controlled trial...
article 2013
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Wierenga, D. (author), Engbers, L.H. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Background Worksite health promotion programs (WHPPs) offer an attractive opportunity to improve the lifestyle of employees. Nevertheless, broad scale and successful implementation of WHPPs in daily practice often fails. In the present study, called BRAVO@Work, a 7-step implementation strategy was used to develop, implement and embed a WHPP in...
article 2012
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van Gils, R.F. (author), Groenewoud, K. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Rustemeyer, T. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), van der Valk, P.G.M. (author), Anema, J.R. (author)
Background. Over the last decade, few randomized controlled trials of high methodological quality have been carried out to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions for patients with hand eczema. Little to no attention has been paid to the feasibility of these interventions. This process evaluation was carried out to gain insight in the...
article 2012
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Uegaki, K. (author), de Bruijne, M.C. (author), Lambeek, L. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: Using a standardized quality criteria list, we appraised the methodological quality of economic evaluations of occupational safety and health (OSH) interventions conducted from a corporate perspective. Methods: The primary literature search was conducted in Medline and Embase. Supplemental searches were conducted in the Cochrane NHS...
article 2010
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Slootmaker, S.M. (author), Chinapaw, M.J.M. (author), Seidell, J.C. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Schuit, A.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of a 3-month minimal physical activity (PA) intervention in adolescents. Methods: A randomised controlled trial, including five secondary schools (n=87). In the 3-month intervention (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2005) adolescents were provided with a PAM accelerometer, coupled to a web...
article 2010
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Steenstra, I.A. (author), Knol, D.L. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
STUDY DESIGN. Exploratory subgroup analysis in a randomized controlled trial (RCT). OBJECTIVE. To detect possible moderators in the effectiveness of a workplace intervention in a population of workers with sick leave due to sub acute nonspecific low back pain. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA. In a recently published RCT, a workplace intervention was...
article 2009
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van Uffelen, J.G.Z. (author), Chin A Paw, M.J.M. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To systematically review the effect of physical exercise on cognition in older adults with and without cognitive decline. Data sources: Randomized controlled trials were identified by literature searches in PubMed, EMBASE, CENTRAL, PsycINFO, and AgeLine. Study selection: Papers were included on the basis of predefined inclusion...
article 2008
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van den Stomp-Berg, S.G.M. (author), van Poppel, M.N.M. (author), Hendriksen, I.J.M. (author), Bruinvels, D.J. (author), Uegaki, K. (author), de Bruijne, M.C. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background. Many women suffer from health problems after giving birth, which can lead to sick leave. About 30% of Dutch workers are on sick leave after maternity leave. Structural contact of supervisors with employees on maternity leave, supported by early medical advice of occupational physicians, may increase the chances of return-to-work...
article 2007
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van Oostrom, S.H. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), Terluin, B. (author), Venema, A. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background. To date, mental health problems and mental workload have been increasingly related to long-term sick leave and disability. However, there is, as yet, no structured protocol available for the identification and application of an intervention for stress-related mental health problems at the workplace. This paper describes the...
article 2007
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Proper, K.I. (author), de Bruyne, M.C. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Meerding, W.J. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objectives. This study evaluated the impact of worksite physical activity counseling using cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses. Methods. Civil servants (N=299) were randomly assigned to an intervention (N=131) or control (N=168) group for 9 months. The intervention costs were compared with the monetary benefits gained from reduced sick...
article 2004
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Proper, K.I. (author), Koning, M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), Bosscher, R.J. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Objective: To critically review the literature with respect to the effectiveness of worksite physical activity programs on physical activity, physical fitness, and health. Data Sources: A search for relevant English-written papers published between 1980 and 2000 was conducted using MEDLINE, EMBASE, Sportdiscus, CINAHL, and Psychlit. The key...
article 2003
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Proper, K.I. (author), Staal, B.J. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Arbeid (author)
This paper systematically reviews the literature on the effectiveness of physical activity programs at worksites with respect to work-related outcomes. A computerized literature search, a reference search, and a manual search of personal databases were performed using the following inclusion criteria: randomized controlled or controlled trial,...
article 2002
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