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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...
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de Jong, T. (author), Wiezer, N. (author), de Weerd, M. (author), Nielsen, K. (author), Mattila-Holappa, P. (author), Mockałłod, Z. (author)
This is a review of published longitudinal empirical research on the impact of restructuring on employee well-being. We investigated whether restructuring accompanied by staff reductions impacts differently on worker well-being than restructuring without staff reductions, and the differences between short- and long-term effects of restructuring....
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de Mooij, B. (author), Fekkes, M. (author), Scholte, R.H.J. (author), Overbeek, G. (author)
Social skills training (SST) programs for nonclinical children and adolescents are known to have positive effects on social skills, but it remains unclear how distinct training components are related to program effects. This multilevel meta-analysis examines how psychoeducation (i.e., exercises aimed at the transfer of knowledge), psychophysical...
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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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Dusseldorp, E. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), van Genugten, L. (author), Verheijden, M.W. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Objective: Many health-promoting interventions combine multiple behavior change techniques (BCTs) to maximize effectiveness. Although, in theory, BCTs can amplify each other, the available meta-analyses have not been able to identify specific combinations of techniques that provide synergistic effects. This study overcomes some of the...
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Klein Velderman, M. (author), Pannebakker, F.D. (author), van Vliet, W. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author)
Objective: Parental divorce has strong impacts on children. Evidence-based programs to support young children after parental divorce are rare. The U.S.-developed Children of Divorce Intervention Program (CODIP) is one of these. CODIP’s effectiveness outside the U.S. setting is to be further replicated. This study aimed at cultural adaptation of...
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Offerhaus, P.M. (author), de Jonge, A. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Hukkelhoven, C.W.P.M. (author), Scheepers, P.L.H. (author), Lagro-Janssen, A.L.M. (author)
Objective: to study whether an increase in intrapartum referrals in primary midwife-led care births in the Netherlands is accompanied by an increase in caesarean sections. Design: nationwide descriptive study. Setting: The Netherlands Perinatal Registry. Participants: 807,437 births of nine year cohorts of women with low risk pregnancies in...
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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)
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Offerhaus, P.M. (author), de Jonge, A. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Hukkelhoven, C.W.P.M. (author), Scheepers, P.L.H. (author), Lgero-Jansen, A.L.M. (author)
OBJECTIVE: to study whether an increase in intrapartum referrals in primary midwife-led care births in the Netherlands is accompanied by an increase in caesarean sections. DESIGN: nationwide descriptive study. SETTING: the Netherlands Perinatal Registry. PARTICIPANTS: 789,795 births of nine year cohorts of women with low risk pregnancies in...
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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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Humalda, J.K. (author), Klaassen, G. (author), de Vries, H. (author), Meuleman, Y. (author), Verschuur, L.C. (author), Straathof, E.J.M. (author), Laverman, G.D. (author), Bos, W.J.W. (author), van der Boog, P.J.M. (author), Vermeulen, K.M. (author), Blanson Henkemans, O.A. (author), Otten, W. (author), de Borst, M.H. (author), van Dijk, S. (author), Navis, G.J. (author)
Rationale & objective: Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are particularly sensitive to dietary sodium. We evaluated a self-management approach for dietary sodium restriction in patients with CKD. Study design: Randomized controlled trial. Setting & participants: Nephrology outpatient clinics in 4 Dutch hospitals. 99 adults with CKD...
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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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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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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...
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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...
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Ezendam, N.P.M. (author), Burg, J. (author), Borsboom, G. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Oenema, A. (author)
OBJECTIVE: To explore whether the effects on dietary behaviours of a computer-tailored intervention aimed to prevent excessive weight gain among adolescents, FATaintPHAT, were moderated by sociodemographic, cognitive and home environmental factors. DESIGN: A two-group cluster randomized trial. Potential moderation of the outcome measures ...
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Willems, M. (author), Waninge, A. (author), Hilgenkamp, T.I.M. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Krijnen, W.P. (author), van der Schans, C.P. (author), Melville, C.A. (author)
Background Promotion of a healthy lifestyle for people with intellectual disabilities is important; however, the effectiveness of lifestyle change interventions is unclear. Aims This research will examine the effectiveness of lifestyle change interventions for people with intellectual disabilities. Methods and Procedures Randomized controlled...
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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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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...
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van Duijn, E. (author), Sandman, H. (author), Grossouw, D. (author), Mocking, J.A.J. (author), Coulier, L. (author), Vaes, W.H.J. (author)
The increasing role of accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) in biomedical research necessitates modernization of the traditional sample handling process. AMS was originally developed and used for carbon dating, therefore focusing on a very high precision but with a comparably low sample throughput. Here, we describe the combination of automated...
article 2014
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