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Bongers, P.M. (author)
public lecture 2016
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van Dongen, J.M. (author), van Berkel, J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Bosmans, J.E. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), van Wier, M.F. (author)
Objectives: The aim of this study was to conduct a cost-effectiveness and return-on-investment analysis comparing a mindfulness-based worksite intervention to usual practice. Methods: Two hundred fifty-seven governmental research institute employees were randomized to the intervention or control group. Intervention group participants received an...
article 2016
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Crawford, J.O. (author), Davis, A. (author), Cowie, H. (author), Dixon, K. (author), Mikkelsen, S.H. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Graveling, R. (author), Belin, A. (author), Dupont, C. (author)
This review presents the context in which the review was undertaken: the ageing workforce in Europe. It examines research in three main questions: (1) ‘What changes occur in ageing individuals?’, (2) ‘What are the implications of these changes throughout working life?’ and (3) ‘What OSH measures could promote sustainable work throughout working...
report 2016
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Murphy, G. (author), Belin, A. (author), Dupont, C. (author), Oulès, L. (author), Kuipers, Y. (author), Ilmarinen, J. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Albin, M. (author), Kloimuller, I. (author), Bevan, S. (author), Dobrs, M. (author), Crawford, J.O. (author), Graveling, R. (author), Mikkelsen, S.H. (author)
This report provides a summary of the main findings of a three-year pilot project initiated by the European Parliament and directed by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) — based on a delegation agreement with the European Commission — on the occupational safety and health (OSH) challenges posed by an ageing workforce1....
report 2016
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de Wind, A. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objectives Determinants in the domains health, job characteristics, skills, and social and financial factors may influence early retirement through three central explanatory variables, namely, the ability, motivation, and opportunity to work. Based on the literature, we created the Early Retirement Model. This study aims to investigate whether...
article 2015
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Viester, L. (author), Verhagen, E.A. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Purpose The objective of the present study is to investigate the effects of a worksite health promotion intervention on musculoskeletal symptoms, physical functioning, work ability, work-related vitality, work performance, and sickness absence. Methods In a randomized controlled design, 314 construction workers were randomized into an...
article 2015
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Bongers, P.M. (author), Detmar, S. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van Putten, D.J. (author)
report 2015
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van Putten, D.J. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Detmar, S. (author)
report 2015
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Viester, L. (author), Verhagen, E.A.L.M. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objective: To evaluate the process of a health promotion program, aiming to improve physical activity levels and diet among construction workers. Methods: The process evaluation was conducted after the RE-AIM framework for the evaluation of the public health impact of health promotion interventions. Effectiveness was assessed on motivational...
article 2014
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Eijckelhof, B.H.W. (author), Huysmans, M.A. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Leider, P.C. (author), Johnson, P.W. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author), Dennerlein, J.T. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
This field study examined associations between workplace stressors and office workers' computer use patterns. We collected keyboard and mouse activities of 93 office workers (68F, 25M) for approximately two work weeks. Linear regression analyses examined the associations between self-reported effort, reward, overcommitment, and perceived stress...
article 2014
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van Dongen, J.M. (author), van Wier, M.F. (author), Tompa, E. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), Bosmans, J.E. (author)
To allocate available resources as efficiently as possible, decision makers need information on the relative economic merits of occupational health and safety (OHS) interventions. Economic evaluations can provide this information by comparing the costs and consequences of alternatives. Nevertheless, only a few of the studies that consider the...
article 2014
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Coenen, P. (author), Kingma, I. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author)
Objectives: Reported associations of physical exposures during work (eg, lifting, trunk flexion or rotation) and low-back pain (LBP) are rather inconsistent. Mechanical back loads (eg, moments on the low back) as a result of exposure to abovementioned risk factors have been suggested to be important as such loads provide a more direct...
article 2014
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Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Bosmans, J.E. (author), van Dongen, J.M. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author)
Background: To prolong sustainable healthy working lives of construction workers, a prevention program was developed which aimed to improve the health and work ability of construction workers. The objective of this study was to analyze the cost-effectiveness and financial return from the employers' perspective of this program. Methods: A total...
article 2014
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van Berkel, J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Introduction: Overweight and obesity are associated with an increased risk of morbidity. Mindfulness training could be an effective strategy to optimize lifestyle behaviors related to body weight gain. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a worksite mindfulness-based multi-component intervention on vigorous physical...
article 2014
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Buijs, P. (author), Bongers, P. (author), van Genabeek, J. (author), van der Klauw, D. (author), van Putten, D. (author), Wevers, C. (author)
Het is al weer enige tijd geleden dat wij het symposium ‘Zorg voor Werk’ hebben georganiseerd, ter gelegenheid van het afscheid van Peter Buijs van TNO. Het belang van het onderwerp Zorg voor Werk is tijdens het symposium door verschillende vooraanstaande sprekers benadrukt. Het belang van meer menselijke en maatschappelijke investeringen op...
report 2014
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Detmar, S.B. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), Staflander, M.C. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van Putten, D.J. (author)
report 2014
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de Wind, A. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objectives This study aimed to investigate the relative contribution of health, job characteristics, skills and knowledge, and social and financial factors to the transition from work to (non-disability) early retirement. Methods Employees aged 59–63 years (N=2317) were selected from the Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation...
article 2014
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van Berkel, J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objectives: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a worksite mindfulness-related multicomponent health promotion intervention on work engagement, mental health, need for recovery and mindfulness. Methods: In a randomized controlled trial design, 257 workers of two research institutes participated. The intervention...
article 2014
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Ybema, J.F. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), de Wind, A. (author), Leijten, F.R.M. (author), Jolings, C. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author)
The objective of the Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation (STREAM) is to acquire knowledge on determinants of transitions in employment and work productivity among persons aged 45-64 years. Research Framework: A research framework was developed, in which transitions in employment (e.g. leaving the workforce, entering the...
article 2014
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Buijs, P. (author), Bongers, P. (author), van der Klauw, D. (author), van Genabeek, J. (author), van Putten, D. (author), Wevers, C. (author)
Ter gelegenheid van het afscheid van Peter Buijs, organiseerde TNO in samenwerking met de Stichting van de Arbeid een symposium rondom het thema: Zorg voor werk. Centraal stond de vraag: Hoe bereiken we dat de reguliere zorg zo goed mogelijk inspeelt op gezonde deelname aan en functioneren in het werk van patiënten? Diverse stakeholders waren...
report 2014
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