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Finken, M.J.J. (author), Keijzer-Veen, M.G. (author), Dekker, F.W. (author), Frölich, M. (author), Hille, E.T.M. (author), Romijn, J.A. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Aims/hypothesis: An increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with low birthweight after full-term gestation, including amplification of this risk by weight gain during infancy and adult body composition. Premature birth is also associated with insulin resistance, but studies conducted so far have not provided follow-up into...
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Heymans, M.W. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Knol, D.L. (author), Koes, B.W. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Study Design. Randomized controlled trial. Objectives. To compare high- and low-intensity back schools with usual care in occupational health care. Summary of Background Data. The content and intensity of back schools vary widely and the methodologic quality of randomized controlled trials is generally weak. Until now, no back school has proven...
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van Uffelen, J.G.Z. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Chin A Paw, M.J.M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: the prevalence of individuals with cognitive decline is increasing since the number of elderly adults is growing considerably. The literature provides promising results on the beneficial effect of exercise and vitamin supplementation on cognitive function both in cognitively healthy as well as in the demented elderly. Methods/Design:...
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Heuts, P.H.T.G. (author), de Bie, R. (author), Drietelaar, M. (author), Aretz, K. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Bastiaenen, C.H.G. (author), Metsemakers, J.F.M. (author), van Weel, C. (author), van Schayck, O.C.P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To assess in a primary healthcare setting the efficacy of a self-management program in middle-aged patients with osteoarthritis (OA). Methods. This was a 2-group randomized controlled trial, with 273 patients aged 40 to 60 years with OA of the hip(s) and/or knee(s). The experimental intervention was compared with care-as-usual....
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Steenstra, I.A. (author), Verbeek, J.H. (author), Heymans, M.W. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: The percentages of patients with acute low back pain (LBP) that go on to a chronic state varies between studies from 2% to 34%. In some of these cases low back pain leads to great costs. Aims: To evaluate the evidence for prognostic factors for return to work among workers sick listed with acute LBP. Methods: Systematic literature...
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Heinrich, J. (author), Jans, M.P. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background. Little is known of the preventive effects of physical activity in leisure time on neck and upper limb symptoms. Methods. A cohort of 1742 employees was selected from a prospective cohort study with a follow-up period of 3 years. Independent variables were sporting activities and physically active commuting. Outcome measures were neck...
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Brugman, E. (author), Verhulst, F.C. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
Background. We examined the association of area deprivation with the occurrence of psychosocial problems among children aged 4-16 in a representative national sample of children based on standardised measures of parent-reported problems and diagnoses made by doctors and nurses working in child healthcare (child health professionals, CHPs)....
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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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Verheijden, M.W. (author), Bakx, J.C. (author), van Weel, C. (author), Koelen, M.A. (author), van Staveren, W.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Social support is important to achieve beneficial changes in risk factors for disease, such as overweight and obesity. This paper presents the theoretical and practical framework for social support, and the mechanisms by which social support affects body weight. The theoretical and practical framework is supported with a literature review...
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Hoek, A.C. (author), Luning, P.A. (author), Stafleu, A. (author), de Graaf, C. (author), TNO Voeding (author)
The aim was to investigate socio-demographic characteristics, and attitudes to food and health of vegetarians, non-vegetarian consumers of meat substitutes, and meat consumers in the Netherlands. The sample used for this study (participants ≥18 years) was taken from the Dutch National Food Consumption Survey, 1997/1998. Vegetarians (n=63) and...
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Twisk, J. (author), Proper, K. (author)
The most common way to evaluate the effect of an intervention is to compare the intervention and non-intervention groups regarding the change in the outcome variable between baseline and follow-up; however, there are many different ways to define "changes". The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how different definitions of "change" used...
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Heymans, M.W. (author), de Vet, H.C. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Koes, B.W. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Arbeid (author)
To describe the design of a randomized controlled trial (RCT), including a cost-effectiveness analysis, comparing high-intensity and low-intensity back schools with usual care in occupational health care. RCT and cost-effectiveness analysis. Employees sick-listed for a period of 3 to 6 weeks because of nonspecific low back pain. High-intensity...
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Kamphuis, M. (author), Zwinderman, K.A.H. (author), Vogels, T. (author), Vliegen, H.W. (author), Kamphuis, R.P. (author), Ottenkamp, J. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Bruil, J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
This study represents the development and validation of a cardiac-specific module of the generic health-related quality of life (HRQoL) instrument, the TAAQOL (TNO/AZL Adult Quality Of Life), for young adults with congenital heart disease (CHD). Items were selected based on literature, an explorative previous study in CHD patients, interviews...
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van de Bor, M. (author), den Ouden, L. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Long-term sequelae of preterm birth have been studied extensively up until the age of 5 to 8 years. However, the cognitive development of adolescents born preterm has received limited attention. The objective of this study is to determine school performance in adolescents born very preterm. We have followed up a cohort of 484 infants born before...
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Hulst, J. (author), Joosten, K. (author), Zimmermann, L. (author), Hop, W. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Büller, H. (author), Tibboel, D. (author), van Goudoever, J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Background & Aims: Little is known about the nutritional status of critically ill children during hospitalisation in and after discharge from an intensive care unit. We set up a prospective, observational study to evaluate the nutritional status of children in an intensive care unit from admission up to 6 months after discharge. A secondary aim...
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Proper, K.I. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Background: Physical inactivity and obesity are major public health problems. Our objective was to investigate the effectiveness of an individual counseling intervention at the workplace on physical activity fitness and health. Counseling content derived from the Patient-centered Assessment and Counseling for Exercise and Nutrition (PACE)...
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Crone, M.R. (author), Verhulst, F.C. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
Background: Disasters greatly affect the mental health of children and adolescents, but quantification of such effects is difficult. Using prospective predisaster and postdisaster data for affected and control populations, we aimed to assess the effects of a severe disaster on the mental health and substance use of adolescents. Methods: In...
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Valtueña, S. (author), Cashman, K. (author), Robins, S.P. (author), Cassidy, A. (author), Kardinaal, A. (author), Branca, F. (author)
Research on the bone effects of natural phyto-oestrogens after menopause is at a relatively early stage. Published studies are few, difficult to compare and often inconclusive, due in part to design weaknesses. Currently, many questions remain to be answered including to what extent a safe daily intake may prevent postmenopausal bone loss. These...
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de Lange, A.H. (author), Taris, T.W. (author), Kompier, M.A.J. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author)
This study addressed the methodological quality of longitudinal research examining R. Karasek and T. Theorell's (1990) demand-control-(support) model and reviewed the results of the best of this research. Five criteria for evaluating methodological quality were used: type of design, length of time lags, quality of measures, method of analysis,...
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Detmar, S.B. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
article 2003
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