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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Dijkgraaf, E. (author), Gijsbers, G. (author), de Jong, J.M. (author), Jonkhoff, W. (author), Zandvliet, K. (author), Treutlein, D. (author), Sanders, J. (author), de Vos, E. (author), Maier, D. (author), van der Zee, F.A. (author)
This report concentrates on other personal services and activities of households as employer of domestic personnel. Part I analyses recent relevant sector developments and trends and depicts the current state of play in the sector, with an emphasis on innovation, skills and jobs. The findings of Part I of the report combine original data...
book 2009
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van Linden, S. (author), Cremers, A.H.M. (author), TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author)
The present study investigates the proficiency levels of functionally illiterate persons regarding a number of cognitive skills (language processing skills (reading, writing, listening), visual organizational and visual memory skills, mental spatial orientation, speed of cognitive processing, vigilance, divided attention and perceived self...
conference paper 2008
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van Zijderveld, E.J.A. (author), Morill, N. (author), Shaw, D. (author), Belton, V. (author), Harvey, P. (author), Rouwette, E. (author), TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author)
Many of those involved in the Problem Structuring Methods (PSM) community have commented on the struggle that novices face in building the craft skills associated with conducting a PSM intervention. As part of this year's Operational Research Society Conference, we have three 2-hour practical sessions which demonstrate the use of PSMs. These...
conference paper 2007
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Lammers, J.H.C.M. (author), Emmen, H.H. (author), Muijser, H. (author), Hoogendijk, E.M.G. (author), McKee, R.H. (author), Owen, D.E. (author), Kulig, B.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
To evaluate the neurobehavioral effects of hydrocarbon solvents and to establish a working model for extrapolating animal test data to humans, studies were conducted which involved inhalation exposure of rats and humans to white spirit (WS). The specific objectives of these studies were to evaluate the behavioral effects of exposure to WS in...
article 2007
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
article 2007
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Kempers, M.J.E. (author), van der Sluijs Veer, L. (author), Nijhuis-van der Sanden, R.W.G. (author), Lanting, C.I. (author), Kooistra, L. (author), Wiedijk, B.M. (author), Last, B.F. (author), de Vijlder, J.J.M. (author), Grootenhuis, M.A. (author), Vulsma, T. (author)
Context: Patients with thyroidal congenital hypothyroidism (CH-T) born in The Netherlands in 1981-1982 showed persistent intellectual and motor deficits during childhood and adulthood, despite initiation of T4 supplementation at a median age of 28 d after birth. Objective: The present study examined whether advancement of treatment initiation to...
article 2007
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Grootenhuis, M.A. (author), Koopman, H.M. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Vogels, A.G.C. (author), Last, B.F. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
In paediatric research, Health-Related Quality-of-Life (HRQoL) has received increasing recognition as an important health outcome. This study aimed to investigate the nature and prevalence of HRQoL problems in children with different chronic diseases. Data were available on 318 children aged 8-11 years with different diseases: congenital heart...
article 2007
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de Kleine, M.J.K. (author), van der Nijhuis-Sanden, M.W.G. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Aim: To determine whether paediatricians that examine, in regular clinical practice, very preterm and very-low-birthweight children at 5 y of age detect neurological impairments and functional motor problems in these children. Methods: We compared a paediatric judgement, a standardized neurological examination (Touwen examination) and a...
article 2006
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TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author), van Vliet, S.A.M. (author), Vanwersch, R.A.P. (author), Jongsma, M.J. (author), van der Gugten, J. (author), Olivier, B. (author), Philippens, I.H.C.H.M. (author)
The vigilance-enhancing agent modafinil has neuroprotective properties: it prevents striatal ischemic injury, nigrostriatal pathway deterioration after partial transsection and intoxication with 1-methyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine. The present study determines the protective effects of modafinil in the marmoset 1-methyl-1,2,3,6...
article 2006
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Pries, F. (author), Vrijhoef, R. (author)
The construction industry appears to have serious problems to innovate effectively and incorporate innovative knowledge into firms’ businesses, despite the innovation potential and capacities of the industry. In the last decades several initiatives have been taken and many approaches have been proposed to increase the innovation level of the...
conference paper 2004
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TNO Arbeid (author), Goudswaard, A. (author)
Making optimal use of the employee’s capacity to perform different tasks (‘functional flexibility’) is positively related to skills development and involvement in decision-making. It may lead to emotional exhaustion, however, if an imbalance exists, such as high job demands combined with a lack of adequate information.
report 2004
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TNO Work and Employment (author), Korver, T. (author)
The conducive economy challenges both the conceptual foundations and the practices of present-day economies. In the Netherlands, a few initiatives during the 1980s and early 1990s looked promising, in particular, as these initiatives focused on work quality as one major precondition for reducing disability and enhancing labor participation....
article 2004
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Paneth, N. (author), Qiu, H. (author), Rosenbaum, P. (author), Saigal, S. (author), Bishai, S. (author), Jetton, J. (author), den Ouden, L. (author), Broyles, S. (author), Tyson, J. (author), Kugler, K. (author)
The reliability of classification of cerebral palsy (CP) in low-birthweight children was assessed by using clinical and research study records sampled from population-based cohort studies in the USA, the Netherlands, Canada, and Germany. Records of neurological examination findings and functional motor assessments were submitted to up to five...
article 2003
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Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author), de Vocht, F. (author), van Wendel-de Joode, B. (author), Engels, H. (author), Kromhout, H. (author)
The interactive use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques is increasing in operating theaters. A study was performed on 17 male company volunteers to assess the neurobehavioral effects of exposure to magnetic fields from a 1.5 Tesla MRI system. The subjects' neurobehavioral performances on a neurobehavioral test battery were compared in...
article 2003
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Huijbregts, S.C.J. (author), van Spronsen, F.J. (author), Licht, R. (author), de Sonneville, L.M.J. (author), Berends, I.E. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), Sergeant, J.A. (author)
This study examined motor control in 61 early and continuously treated patients with phenylketonuria (PKU) and 69 control participants, aged 7 to 14 years. The pursuit task demanded concurrent planning and execution of unpredictable movements, whereas the tracking task required a highly automated circular movement that could be planned in...
article 2003
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Vreugdenhil, H.J.I. (author), Lanting, C.I. (author), Mulder, P.G.H. (author), Boersma, E.R. (author), Weisglas-Kuperus, N. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: Our purpose was to evaluate whether effects of exposure to environmental levels of PCBs and dioxins on development in the Dutch cohort persist until school age. Study design: In the Dutch PCB/dioxin study, cognitive and motor abilities were assessed with the McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities in children at school age. During...
article 2002
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van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Oving, A.B. (author)
For multiple DOF systems, it is important to detemine how accurately operators can control each DOF, and what the influence of the perceptual, information processing and psychomotor components on performance is. Sixteen right-handed male students participated in 2 experiments: one involving positioning and one involving tracking with 3...
article 2002
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Timmer, A. (author), Boot, E.W. (author), Slegtenhorst, G.F. (author), TNO Technische Menskunde (author)
conference paper 2001
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Theunissen, N.C.M. (author), Veen, S. (author), Fekkes, M. (author), Koopman, H.M. (author), Zwinderman, K.A.H. (author), Brugman, E. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The relationship of preterm birth to health-related quality of life (HRQoL) was examined for children aged 1 to 4 years. Three gestational age groups with a NICU history were selected, <32 weeks (n=65), 32 to 36 weeks (n=41),≥37 weeks (n=54), and a reference group from the open population (n=50). The main instrument was the TNO-AZL Preschool...
article 2001
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van Winsum, W. (author)
18 Subjects were tested in a simulator to assess whether choice of time headway in car-following is related to individual differences in perceptual-motor skills. Drivers with a larger preferred time headway committed larger steering errors while driving on a winding road and were less accurate in maintaining a constant distance to a lead vehicle...
article 1999
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