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Pieters, S. (author), Burk, W.J. (author), Vorst, H.V.D. (author), Engels, R.C. (author), Wiers, R.W. (author)
Background: Dual process models suggest that the development of addictive behaviors is the result of interplay between impulsive and reflective processes, modulated by boundary conditions such as individual or situational factors. Empirical support for this model has been repeatedly demonstrated in adult samples [for a meta-analysis, see Ref. (1...
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Buijs, P.C. (author), Lambeek, L.C. (author), Koppenrade, V. (author), Hooftman, W.E. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Introduction: Workers with chronic low back pain (LBP) mean a heavy human and social-economic burden. Their medical histories often include different treatments without attention to work-relatedness or communication with occupational health providers, leaving them passive and medicalized in (outpatient) health care. So we developed and...
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Post, M.W.M. (author), de Witte, L.P. (author), Reichrath, E. (author), Verdonschot, M.M. (author), Wijlhuizen, G.J. (author), Perenboom, R.J.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: IMPACT-S is the screener part of the ICF Measure of Participation and ACTivities questionnaire. IMPACT-S consists of 33 items in 9 scales, reflecting the 9 activity and participation chapters of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). The reliability and validity of IMPACT-S as an independent...
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Spijker, J. (author), Dijkshoorn, H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background and Objective: We examined the reliability and validity of self-reported limitations encountered in the activities of daily living (ADL) as measure of functional performance, for Turkish, Moroccan, and indigenous Dutch elderly in the Netherlands. Methods: We obtained data on self-reported ADL measured by Katz' ADL index and on five...
article 2007
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Kerstholt, J.H. (author), de Boer, W.E.L. (author), Jansen, N.J.M. (author), TNO Defensie en Veiligheid TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Purpose. To what extent response mode and experience affect the assessment of disability was investigated. Method. An experiment was conducted in which 34 medical doctors (17 inexperienced and 15 experienced) were required to assess disability of a videotaped client. Participants either gave a probability assessment after each piece of...
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van Oyen, H. (author), Heyden, J. (author), Perenboom, R. (author), Jagger, C. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: To evaluate a single item instrument, the Global Activity Limitation Indicator (GALI), to measure long-standing health related activity limitations, against several health indicators: a composite morbidity indicator, instruments measuring mental health (SCL-90R, GHQ-12), physical co-morbidity and physical limitations (ADLs, SF-36)....
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Steenstra, I.A. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To evaluate the cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of a return to work (RTW) program for workers on sick-leave due to low back pain (LBP), comparing a workplace intervention implemented between 2 to 8 weeks of sick-leave with usual care, and a clinical intervention after 8 weeks of sick-leave with usual care. Design: Economic...
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de Vreede, P. (author), Samson, M.M. (author), van Meeteren, N. (author), Duursma, S.A. (author), Verhaar, H.J. (author)
Background and aims: The Assessment of Daily Activity Performance (ADAP) test was developed, and modeled after the Continuous-scale Physical Functional Performance (CS-PFP) test, to provide a quantitative assessment of older adults' physical functional performance. The aim of this study was to determine the intra-examiner reliability and...
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Boshuizen, H.C. (author), Stemmerik, L. (author), Westhoff, M.H. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Elderly participants experiencing difficulty in chair rising and with a maximum knee-extensor torque below 87.5 N · m were randomized to different versions of a strength-training program for the knee-extensors: to a high-guidance group (HG; two group sessions supervised by a physical therapist and one unsupervised home session per week, n = 17),...
article 2005
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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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van Exel, N.J.A. (author), Brouwer, W.B.F. (author), van den Berg, B. (author), Koopmanschap, M.A. (author), van den Bos, G.A.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: Prevailing measures of subjective caregiver burden either have no overall summary score or do not consider the relative importance caregivers attach to different dimensions of burden. Our aim was to assess which dimensions informal caregivers perceive as being important to their overall burden from care giving. Design: Cross-sectional...
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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...
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Jonker, D. (author), Kuper, C.F. (author), Fraile, N. (author), Estrella, A. (author), Rodríguez Otero, C. (author), TNO Voeding (author)
Lycopene, as a suspension in sunflower oil (20% w/w), was tested for subchronic toxicity by administration at dietary concentrations of 0, 0.25, 0.50, and 1.0% to groups of 20 male and 20 female Wistar rats for a period of 90 days. The lycopene examined in this study was derived from a fungal biomass (Blakeslea trispora). Lycopene intake was...
article 2003
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Detmar, S.B. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
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Kamphuis, M. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Vliegen, H.W. (author), Ottenkamp, J. (author)
In adults (aged 17 to 32 years) with mild or complex previously operated congenital heart disease, health-related quality of life (measured with the TAAQOL) and subjective health status (measured with the SF-36) were compared with those of the general population. In addition, the relation between these measures and physical indices was...
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Perenboom, R.J.M. (author), Chorus, A.M.J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Purpose of this study was to report which existing survey instruments assess participation according to the International Classification of Functioning. Disability and Health (ICF). A literature search for relevant survey instruments was conducted. Subsequently, survey instruments were evaluated of which the complete questionnaire, published in...
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de Kleijn-Vrankrijker, M.W. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
article 2003
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van Tubergen, A. (author), Coenen, J. (author), Landewé, R. (author), Spoorenberg, A. (author), Chorus, A. (author), Boonen, A. (author), van der Linden, S. (author), van der Heijde, D. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objectives. To investigate whether the single-item fatigue question of the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI) and the Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory (MFI) are appropriate instruments to measure fatigue in ankylosing spondylitis (AS); to identify factors that influence fatigue in AS; and to assess how fatigue in all...
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Hopman-Rock, M. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), de Kleijn de-Vrankrijker, M. (author)
Purpose: To develop a preliminary proposal for the revision of the severity code of the ICIDH-D 1980. Method: Quantitative analysis (polytomous Rasch analysis) of linked existing data sources including items about walking and dressing disability. Results: The Rasch analysis provided estimates of threshold parameters for walking and dressing item...
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Westhoff, M.H. (author), Stemmerik, L. (author), Boshuizen, H.C. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
This study's purpose was to investigate whether a 10-week low-intensity strength-training program could improve strength of the knee extensors and functional ability. Participants 65 years and older with low knee-extensor muscle strength were randomized into an exercise (n = 11) and a control group (n = 10). Knee-extensor strength and functional...
article 2000
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