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Sakharov, D.V. (author), Hekkenberg, R.T. (author), Rijken, D.C. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
High-frequency ultrasound has been shown to accelerate enzymatic fibrinolysis. One of the supposed mechanisms of this effect is the enhancement of mass transport by acoustic streaming, i.e., ultrasound-induced macroscopic flow around the clot. In this study, which is aimed at further elucidating the mechanisms of the acceleration of fibrinolysis...
article 2000
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Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Westhoff, M.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The Aging Well and Healthily (AWH) program consists of health education by peers and low-intensity exercise. It was evaluated via a small randomized controlled trial and a community intervention trial involving older adults in the Netherlands. Reasons stated for participation were to exercise (35%), to acquire information about health (28%), and...
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TNO Arbeid (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Staal, B.J. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Mechelen, W. (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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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...
article 2008
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Welch, R.W. (author), Antoine, J.M. (author), Berta, J.L. (author), Bub, A. (author), Vries, J.de (author), Guarner, F. (author), Hasselwander, O. (author), Hendriks, H. (author), Jäkel, M. (author), Koletzko, B.V. (author), Patterson, C.C. (author), Richelle, M. (author), Skarp, M. (author), Theis, S. (author), Vidry, S. (author), Woodside, J.V. (author)
There is substantial evidence to link what we eat to the reduction of the risk of major chronic diseases and/or the improvement of functions. Thus, it is important for public health agencies and the food industry to facilitate the consumption of foods with particular health benefits by providing consumer products and messages based on scientific...
article 2011
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van der Kleij, R. (author), Molenaar, D. (author), Schraagen, J.M. (author)
Resilience is of great importance to teams operating in complex environments, such as command and control teams. Team resilience is the ability of teams to respond to sudden, unanticipated demands for performance quickly and with minimum decrement of performance. The objective of this study was to design and test a training intervention to make...
conference paper 2011
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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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van der Veen, Y.J.J. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Richardus, J.H. (author)
Hepatitis B virus infections are an important health problem in the Turkish community in the Netherlands. Screening for hepatitis B should be promoted through public health interventions, which take into account the socio-cultural and behavioural determinants that influence screening. The Intervention Mapping protocol was used to develop a...
article 2012
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Brenninkmeijer, V. (author), Blonk, R.W.B. (author)
Given the adverse effects of long-term unemployment, it is of major concern that evidence-based interventions are available for the long-term unemployed. Therefore, we examined the effectiveness of the JOBS program, a group training for the unemployed [Caplan, R. D., Vinokur, A. D., Price, R. H. and Van Ryn, M. (1989). Journal of Applied...
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Stutterheim, S.E. (author), Bos, A.E.R. (author), van Kesteren, N.M.C. (author), Shiripinda, I. (author), Pryor, J.B. (author), de Bruin, M. (author), Schaalma, H.P. (author)
Thirty years after the first diagnosis, people living with HIV (PLWH) around the world continue to report stigmatizing experiences. In this study, beliefs contributing to HIV-related stigma in African and Afro-Caribbean diaspora communities and their cultural context were explored through semi-structured interviews with HIV-positive (N=42) and...
article 2012
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), de Looze, M.P. (author), ten Have, K. (author), van Rhijn, J.W. (author), de Graaf, H.A.L.M. (author)
The article presents an approach to developing cost-effective interventions for workplace innovations for entrepreneurs who seek to enhance the productivity of an organization. The business case method is used to extend the Q4-model of productivity, which supports developing a productivity strategy in order to choose a cost-effective...
article 2012
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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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Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Joling, C.I. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author)
Background: To prolong sustainable healthy working lives of construction workers, a worksite prevention program was developed which aimed to improve the health and work ability of construction workers. The aim of the current study was to investigate the effectiveness of this program on social support at work, work engagement, physical workload...
article 2012
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Engelen, V. (author), Detmar, S. (author), Koopman, H. (author), Maurice-Stam, H. (author), Caron, H. (author), Hoogerbrugge, P. (author), Egeler, R.M. (author), Kaspers, G. (author), Grootenhuis, M. (author)
Background: The aim of the current study is to investigate the effectiveness of an intervention that provides health-related quality of life (HRQOL) scores of the patient (the QLIC-ON PROfile) to the pediatric oncologist. Procedure: Children with cancer participated in a sequential cohort intervention study: intervention N=94, control N=99....
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Verhagen, H. (author), Andersen, R. (author), Antoine, J.-M. (author), Finglas, P. (author), Hoekstra, J. (author), Kardinaal, A. (author), Nordmann, H. (author), Pekcan, G. (author), Pentieva, K. (author), Sanders, T.A. (author), van den Berg, H. (author), van Kranen, H. (author), Chiodini, A. (author)
The respective examples, described in this paper, illustrate how the BRAFO-tiered approach, on benefit-risk assessment, can be tested on a wide range of case studies. Various results were provided, ranging from a quick stop as the result of non-genuine benefit-risk questions to continuation through the tiers into deterministic/probabilistic...
article 2012
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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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Hendriks, H.F.J. (author)
In this paper, the nutrigenomics approach is discussed as a research tool to study the physiological effects of nutrition and consequently how nutrition affects health and disease (endpoints). Nutrigenomics is the study of the effects of foods and food constituents on gene expression; the analyses include analysis of mRNA, proteins and...
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Schelvis, R.M.C. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Wiezer, N.M. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), van Genabeek, J.A.G.M. (author), Bohlmeijer, E.T. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Poster the bottom-up innovation project.
other 2013
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Wiezer, N.M. (author), Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.M.C. (author), Oprins, E. (author)
Work-related stress is a large occupational risks in the Netherlands but interventions to reduce this risk are not implemented in organizations. The characteristics of a serious game make it a useful training tool for managers to raise awareness on their role in stimulating work engagement and managing work-related stress. In this research...
conference paper 2013
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Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.M.C. (author), Wiezer, N.M. (author), Joling, C. (author)
Serious gaming used a management intervention to prevent work-related stress and raise work engagement among workers.
public lecture 2013
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