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Niks, I. (author), van Drongelen, A. (author), de Korte, E. (author)
Background: Shift work can be demanding owing to disturbances in the biological and social rhythms. This can cause short-term negative effects in employees, such as increased fatigue and reduced alertness. A potential way to counteract these negative effects is to enhance employees’ recovery from work during working hours. Objective: The aim of...
article 2020
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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...
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Vitali, F. (author), Lombardo, R. (author), Rivero, D. (author), Mattivi, F. (author), Franceschi, P. (author), Bordoni, A. (author), Trimigno, A. (author), Capozzi, F. (author), Felici, G. (author), Taglino, F. (author), Miglietta, F. (author), de Cock, N. (author), Lachat, C. (author), de Baets, B. (author), de Tré, G. (author), Pinart, M. (author), Nimptsch, K. (author), Pischon, T. (author), Bouwman, J. (author), Cavalieri, D. (author)
Background: The multidisciplinary nature of nutrition research is one of its main strengths. At the same time, however, it presents a major obstacle to integrate data analysis, especially for the terminological and semantic interpretations that specific research fields or communities are used to. To date, a proper ontology to structure and...
article 2018
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Siemonsma, P.C. (author), Blom, J.W. (author), Hofstetter, H. (author), van Hespen, A.T.H. (author), Gussekloo, J. (author), Drewes, Y.M. (author), van Meeteren, N.L.U. (author)
Background: A physically active lifestyle in older people contributes to the preservation of good health. We assessed the influence of physiotherapy on daily functioning among community dwelling older people (75+) with complex health problems identified with screening, versus usual care. We also compared functional task exercise (FTE), with...
article 2018
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van Grieken, A. (author), Vlasblom, E. (author), Wang, L. (author), Beltman, M. (author), Boere-Boonekamp, M.M. (author), L'Hoir, M.P. (author), Raat, H. (author)
Background: Overweight is a major health issue, and parent-targeted interventions to promote healthy development in children are needed. Objective: The study aimed to evaluate E-health4Uth Healthy Toddler, an intervention that educates parents of children aged 18 to 24 months regarding health-related behaviors, as compared with usual care. The...
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van Kann, D.H.H. (author), Jansen, M.W.J. (author), de Vries, S.I. (author), de Vries, N.K. (author), Kremers, S.P.J. (author)
Background The worldwide increase in the rates of childhood overweight and physical inactivity requires successful prevention and intervention programs for children. The aim of the Active Living project is to increase physical activity and decrease sedentary behavior of Dutch primary school children by developing and implementing tailored,...
article 2015
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Schelvis, R.M. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Strijk, J.E. (author), van Beek, A.J. (author)
Occupational health researchers regularly conduct evaluative intervention research for which a randomized controlled trial (RCT) may not be the most appropriate design (eg, effects of policy measures, organizational interventions on work schedules). This article demonstrates the appropriateness of alternative designs for the evaluation of...
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van Deurssen, E. (author), Meijster, T. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Boessen, R. (author), Spaan, S. (author), Tielemans, E. (author), Heederik, D. (author), Pronk, A. (author)
There is little evidence with respect to the effectiveness of intervention programs that focus on the reduction of occupational quartz exposure in the construction industry. This article evaluates the effectiveness of a multidimensional intervention which was aimed at reducing occupational quartz exposure among construction workers by increasing...
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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...
article 2014
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Niks, I.M.W. (author), de Jonge, J. (author), Gevers, J.M.P. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
Background: It is well-known that health care workers in today's general hospitals have to deal with high levels of job demands, which could have negative effects on their health, well-being, and job performance. A way to reduce job-related stress reactions and to optimize positive work-related outcomes is to raise the level of specific job...
article 2013
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van den Bemt, P.M.L.A. (author), van der Schrieck-De Loos, E.M. (author), van der Linden, C. (author), Theeuwes, A.M.L.J. (author), Pol, A.G. (author)
Objectives To investigate the effect of pharmacy-based medication reconciliation on the frequency of unintentional medication discrepancies in acutely admitted individuals aged 65 and older. Design Multicenter intervention study with pre-post design. Setting Twelve Dutch hospitals. Participants One thousand five hundred forty-three individuals...
article 2013
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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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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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Jacobs, P. (author)
We performed an intervention study in a nursery. We have measured the air quality with as indicator CO2 and temperature in the original configuration. The maximum observed CO2 concentration during a three week monitoring period was 1834 ppm. The average CO2 concentration during the sleeping period was 1266 ppm, which is above the Dutch...
conference paper 2011
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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 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 der Pal, S.M. (author), Walther, F.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective and design. The Leiden Developmental Care Project explored the effects of the basic elements of developmental care (DC: the use of incubator covers and nests) and the Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP) with individual behavior observations for very premature infants less than 32 weeks of gestation...
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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Bongers, P.M. (author), TNO Arbeid (author)
High quality studies that evaluate cost‐effective interventions in neck and upper extremity musculoskeletal conditions are needed.
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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