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Olthof, M.R. (author), van Vliet, T. (author), Boelsma, E. (author), Verhoef, P. (author)
High plasma homocysteine is a risk for cardiovascular disease and can be lowered through supplementation with 6 g/d of betaine. However, dietary intake of betaine is ∼0.5-2 g/d. Therefore, we investigated whether betaine supplementation in the range of dietary intake lowers plasma homocysteine concentrations in healthy adults. Four groups of 19...
article 2003
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), 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)
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...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Luijsterburg, P.A.J. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), de Vroome, E.M.M. (author)
Objectives: The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of raised bricklaying on physical workload, reported musculoskeletal disorders, sickness absence, and job satisfaction. Methods: A controlled intervention study with a follow-up period of 10 months was performed among 202 bricklayers from 25 construction companies. Results: The...
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Bekkema, N. (author), Wiefferink, C. (author), Mikolajczak, J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), KvL (author)
In cooperation with its American developers, the Parent Management Training Oregon (PMTO) model was introduced into the Dutch youth care system at the beginning of 2006. In general, implementing new interventions in practice is no simple matter. Several factors related to the socio-political context, the organizational context, the intervention...
article 2008
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de Kraker, H. (author), Formanoy, M. (author), de Korte, E. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
conference paper 2008
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Fransman, W. (author), Schinkel, J. (author), Meijster, T. (author), van Hemmen, J. (author), Tielemans, E. (author), Goede, H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objectives: This paper describes the development and evaluation of an evidence database on the effectiveness of risk management measures (RMMs) to control inhalation exposure. This database is referred to as Exposure Control Efficacy Library (ECEL). Methods: A comprehensive review of scientific journals in the occupational hygiene field was...
article 2008
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Matthews, S.L. (author), Ueda, T. (author), Bigaj-Van Vliet, A.J. (author)
Chapter 9: Conservation of Concrete Structures forms part of the forthcoming fib new Model Code. As it is expected that the fib new Model Code will be largely completed in 2010, it is being referred to as fib Model Code 2010 (fib MC2010) and it will soon become available for wider review by the profession. This paper is part of this activity....
conference paper 2010
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Huber, M. (author), van de Vijver, L.P.L. (author), Parmentier, H. (author), Savelkoul, H. (author), Coulier, L. (author), Wopereis, S. (author), Verheij, E. (author), van der Greef, J. (author), Nierop, D. (author), Hoogenboom, R.A.P. (author)
Consumers expect organic products to be healthier. However, limited research has been performed to study the effect of organic food on health. The present study aimed to identify biomarkers of health to enable future studies in human subjects. A feeding experiment was performed in two generations of three groups of chickens differing in immune...
article 2010
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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...
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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...
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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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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)
In the educational sector job demands have intensified, while job resources remained the same. A prolonged disbalance between demands and resources contributes to lowered vitality and heightened need for recovery, eventually resulting in burnout, sickness absence and retention problems. Until now stress management interventions in education...
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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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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 ...
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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Nørgaard, A.W. (author), Kofoed-Sørensen, V. (author), Mandin, C. (author), Ventura, G. (author), Mabilia, R. (author), Perreca, E. (author), Cattaneo, A. (author), Spinazzè, A. (author), Mihucz, V.G. (author), Szigeti, T. (author), De Kluizenaar, Y. (author), Cornelissen, H.J.M. (author), Trantallidi, M. (author), Carrer, P. (author), Sakellaris, I. (author), Bartzis, J. (author), Wolkoff, P. (author)
Cleaning agents often emit terpenes that react rapidly with ozone. These ozone-initiated reactions, which occur in the gas-phase and on surfaces, produce a host of gaseous and particulate oxygenated compounds with possible adverse health effects in the eyes and airways. Within the European Union (EU) project OFFICAIR, common ozone-initiated...
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Mesters, I. (author), Wahl, S. (author), van Keulen, H.M. (author)
Background: Present study aimed to identify socio-demographic, medical and social-cognitive correlates of physical activity among Dutch older individuals. Methods. A systematic random sample of 2,568 Dutch participants aged 45-70 years filled out the validated modified Community Healthy Activities Model Program for Seniors (CHAMPS) questionnaire...
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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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