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Schoen, E.D. (author), Wopereis, S. (author)
BACKGROUND: Parallel intervention studies involving volunteers usually require a procedure to allocate the subjects to study-arms. Statistical models to evaluate the different outcomes of the study-arms will include study-arm as a factor along with any covariate that might affect the results. To ensure that the effects of the covariates are...
article 2020
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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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Huijs, J.J.J.M. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Taris, T.W. (author), Blonk, R.W.B. (author)
Background The present study aimed to investigate the effects of a stepwise, bottom-up participatory program with a tailor-made intervention process addressing the level of mental retirement in a sample of Dutch employees. Mental retirement refers to feelings of being disconnected from your work and your organization. Prevention of mental...
article 2019
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Mevissen, F.E.F. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Watzeels, A. (author), van Duin, G. (author), Meijer, S. (author), van Lieshout, S. (author), Kok, G. (author)
This paper describes the development of a Dutch online programme called Long Live Love+ focusing on positive, coercion-free relationships, contraception use, and the prevention of STIs, using the Intervention Mapping (IM) approach. All six steps of the approach were followed. Step 1 confirmed the need for a sexual health programme targeting...
article 2018
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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...
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Joosten, M.M. (author), Schrieks, I.C. (author), Hendriks, H.F.J. (author)
Background: Fetuin-A, a liver-derived glycoprotein that impairs insulin-signalling, has emerged as a biomarker for diabetes risk. Although moderate alcohol consumption has been inversely associated with fetuin-A, data from clinical trials are lacking. Thus, we evaluated whether moderate alcohol consumption decreases circulating levels of fetuin...
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Ladirat, S.E. (author), Schoterman, M.H.C. (author), Rahaoui, H. (author), Mars, M. (author), Schuren, F.H.J. (author), Gruppen, H. (author), Nauta, A. (author), Schols, H.A. (author)
In the present double-blind, randomised, parallel intervention study, the effects of the intake of galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) on the gut microbiota of twelve healthy adult subjects (aged 18-45 years with a normal BMI (18-25 kg/m2)) receiving amoxicillin (AMX) treatment were determined. All the subjects were treated with AMX (375 mg; three...
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de Kock, K.A. (author), Steenbeek, R. (author), Buijs, P.C. (author), Lucassen, P.L. (author), Knottnerus, J.A. (author), Lagro-Janssen, A.L. (author)
Background. Work and being able to work are important prerequisites for health and well being. Health problems can have a negative influence on the ability to work and not being able to work can be detrimental for patients’ psychosocial well being. Although GPs are aware of this importance they do not always structurally pay attention to...
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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...
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van der Hoeven, B.L. (author), Pires, N.M.M. (author), Warda, H.M. (author), Putter, H. (author), Quax, P.H.A. (author), Schalij, M.J. (author), Jukema, J.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a strong predictor of in-stent restenosis. This may be due to a higher level of vascular inflammation. We hypothesized that diabetic patients will benefit from dexamethasone-eluting stents, since local inflammation and consequently neointimal growth are suppressed and no systemic side effects will occur. Methods: 21...
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Bernaards, C.M. (author), Ariëns, G.A.M. (author), Simons, M. (author), Knol, D.L. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), KvL (author)
Introduction: The goal of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a group-based interactive work style intervention in improving work style behavior. Methods: Computer workers with neck and upper limb symptoms were randomised into the work style group (WS, N = 152), the work style and physical activity group (WSPA, N = 156), or the usual...
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Beulens, J.W.J. (author), de Zoete, E.C. (author), Kok, F.J. (author), Schaafsma, G. (author), Hendriks, H.F.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: Moderate alcohol consumption is associated with a decreased risk of type II diabetes. This study investigates the effect of moderate alcohol consumption on adipokines and insulin sensitivity. Subjects: Twenty healthy, lean (body mass index (BMI) 18.5-25 kg/m2; n=11) or overweight (BMI>27 kg/m2; n=9) men (18-25 years). Methods: Three...
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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...
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Bernaards, C.M. (author), Ariëns, G.A.M. (author), Knol, D.L. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This study assessed the effectiveness of a single intervention targeting work style and a combined intervention targeting work style and physical activity on the recovery from neck and upper limb symptoms. Computer workers with frequent or long-term neck and upper limb symptoms were randomised into the work style group (WS, n = 152), work style...
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Anema, J.R. (author), Steenstra, I.A. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author), Knol, D.L. (author), Loisel, P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
To assess the effectiveness of workplace intervention and graded activity, separately and combined, for multidisciplinary rehabilitation of low back pain (LBP). Summary of Background Data. Effective components for multidisciplinary rehabilitation of LBP are not yet established. Methods: Participants sick-listed 2 to 6 weeks due to nonspecific...
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van Rhenen, W. (author), Blonk, R.W.B. (author), Schaufeli, W.B. (author), van Dijk, F.J.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objectives: The aim of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of two brief preventive stress reduction programs - a cognitive focused program and a combined intervention of physical exercise and relaxation - on sickness absence in stressed and non-stressed employees working in various jobs in a telecom company. Methods: The study was...
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Wiefferink, C.H. (author), Peters, L. (author), Hoekstra, F. (author), Ten Dam, G. (author), Buijs, G.J. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Characterizing school health promotion is its category-by-category approach, in which each separate health-related behavior is addressed independently. Such an approach creates a risk that extra-curricular activities become overloaded, and that teaching staff are distracted by continuous innovations. Within the health promotion sector there are...
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van Rhenen, W. (author), Blonk, R.W.B. (author), van der Klink, J.J. (author), van Dijk, F.J. (author), Schaufeli, W.B. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objectives: To investigate the short-term and long-term effectiveness of two, brief, preventive, work stress management programmes. One programme was a cognition-focused programme, the other was a newly developed intervention in which physical exercise and relaxation were combined. It was hypothesised that the newly developed intervention would...
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Monraats, P.S. (author), Pires, N.M.M. (author), Schepers, A. (author), Agema, W.R.P. (author), Boesten, L.S.M. (author), de Vries, M.R. (author), Zwinderman, A.H. (author), de Maat, M.P.M. (author), Doevendans, P.A.F.M. (author), de Winter, R.J. (author), Tio, R.A. (author), Waltenberger, J. (author), 't Hart, L.M. (author), Frants, R.R. (author), Quax, P.H.A. (author), van Vlijmen, B.J.M. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), van der Laarse, A. (author), van der Wall, E.E. (author), Jukema, J.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Genetic factors appear to be important in the restenotic process after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), as well as in inflammation, a pivotal factor in restenosis. TNFα, a key regulator of inflammatory responses, may exert critical influence on the development of restenosis after PCI. The GENetic DEterminants of Restenosis (GENDER)...
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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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