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Formanoy, M.A. (author), Dusseldorp, E. (author), Coffeng, J.K. (author), van Mechelen, I. (author), Boot, C.R. (author), Hendriksen, I.J. (author), Tak, E.C. (author)
Background: To recover from work stress, a worksite health program aimed at improving physical activity and relaxation may be valuable. However, not every program is effective for all participants, as would be expected within a "one size fits all" approach. The effectiveness of how the program is delivered may differ across individuals. The aim...
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Bernaards, C. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), Hendriksen, I.J. (author)
Background. Evidence shows that prolonged sitting is associated with an increased risk of mortality, independent of physical activity (PA). The aim of the study was to identify correlates of sedentary time (ST) in different age groups and day types (i.e. school-/work day versus non-school-/non-work day). Methods. The study sample consisted of...
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Loyen, A. (author), van Hecke, L. (author), Verloigne, M. (author), Hendriksen, I. (author), Lakerveld, J. (author), Steene-Johannessen, J. (author), Vuillemin, A. (author), Koster, A. (author), Donnelly, A. (author), Ekelund, U. (author), Deforche, B. (author), de Bourdeaudhuij, I. (author), Brug, J. (author), van der Ploeg, H.P. (author)
Background: Physical inactivity is a well-known public health risk that should be monitored at the population level. Physical activity levels are often surveyed across Europe. This systematic literature review aims to provide an overview of all existing cross-European studies that assess physical activity in European adults, describe the...
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Steene-Johannessen, J. (author), Anderssen, S.A. (author), van der Ploeg, H.P. (author), Hendriksen, I.J.M. (author), Donnelly, A.E. (author), Brage, S. (author), Ekelund, U. (author)
Purpose: Assess the agreement between commonly used self-report methods compared with objectively measured physical activity (PA) in defining the prevalence of individuals compliant with PA recommendations. Methods: Time spent in moderate and vigorous PA (MVPA) was measured at two time points in 1713 healthy individuals from 9 European countries...
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Commissaris, D.A.C.M. (author), Huysmans, M.A. (author), Mathiassen, S.E. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), Hendriksen, I.J.M. (author)
Objective This review addresses the effectiveness of workplace interventions that are implemented during productive work and are intended to change workers` SB and/or PA. Methods We searched Scopus for articles published from 1992 until 12 March 2015. Relevant studies were evaluated using the Quality Assessment Tool for Quantitative Studies and...
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Kocken, P.L. (author), Scholten, A.M. (author), Westhoff, E. (author), Kok, B.P.H. (author), Taal, E.M. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author)
The effectiveness of the “Extra Fit!” (EF!) education program in promoting healthy diet and physical activity to prevent and reduce overweightness among primary school children aged 9 to 11 was evaluated. A randomized controlled design was carried out in 45 primary schools (n = 1112) in the Netherlands, 23 intervention and 22 control schools....
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van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), van der Pal, S.M. (author), Verloove-Vanhoricka, S.P. (author), Walther, F.J. (author)
In 1983, data of a unique nationwide cohort of 1338 very preterm (< 32 weeks of gestation) or VLBW (birth weight < 1500 g) infants in the Netherlands was collected and followed at several ages until they reached the age of 19 years. At 19 years of age a more extensive follow-up study was done, including questionnaires, tests on a computer and a...
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Huijg, J.M. (author), van der Zouwe, N. (author), Crone, M.R. (author), Verheijden, M.W. (author), Middelkoop, B.J.C. (author), Gebhardt, W.A. (author)
Background: The introduction of efficacious physical activity (PA) interventions in routine primary health care (PHC) is a complex process. Understanding factors influencing the process can enhance the development of successful introduction strategies. Purpose: The aim of this qualitative study was to explore stakeholders’ perceptions on factors...
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Hiemstra-van Mastrigt, S. (author), Kamp, I. (author), van Veen, S.A.T. (author), Vink, P. (author), Bosch, T. (author)
New technologies have led to an increasingly sedentary lifestyle. Sedentary behaviour is characterised by physical inactivity and is associated with several health risks. This excessive sitting does not only take place in the office or at home, but also during daily commute. Therefore, BMW AG developed an active seating system for the back seat...
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de Geus, B. (author), Hendriksen, I. (author)
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Herens, M. (author), Wagemakers, A. (author), den Besten, L.A.A. (author), Bernaards, C.M. (author)
Community-based physical activity programs often target women of non-Western origin, because they are relatively less active. Factors influencing physical activity initiation are widely studied. Less is known about factors influencing physical activity maintenance. More knowledge of these factors may enhance community-based physical activity...
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Gerards, S.M.P.L. (author), Dagnelie, P.C. (author), Gubbels, J.S. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Hamers, F.J.M. (author), Jansen, M.W.J. (author), van der Goot, O.H.M. (author), de Vries, N.K. (author), Sanders, M.R. (author), Kremers, S.P.J. (author)
Introduction Lifestyle Triple P is a general parenting intervention which focuses on preventing further excessive weight gain in overweight and obese children. The objective of the current study was to assess the effectiveness of the Lifestyle Triple P intervention in the Netherlands. Method We used a parallel randomized controlled design to...
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Simons, M. (author), Chinapaw, M.J.M. (author), Brug, J. (author), Seidell, J. (author), de Vet, E. (author)
Background Active video games may contribute to reducing time spent in sedentary activities, increasing physical activity and preventing excessive weight gain in adolescents. Active video gaming can, however, only be beneficial for weight management when it replaces sedentary activities and not other physical activity, and when it is not...
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van der Sluis, G. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Bimmel, R. (author), Galindo Garre, F. (author), Eling, J. (author), Hoogeboom, T.J. (author), van Meeteren, N.L.U. (author)
Background. In the routine setting of the 20-bed orthopaedic ward of a regional hospital in Netherlands, we developed, implemented, and evaluated a new, function-tailored perioperative care pathway for patients receiving total knee replacement (TKR), aimed at faster functional recovery by reduction of inactivity and stimulation of self-efficacy...
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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,...
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Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Douwes, M. (author), Zondervan, E. (author), Jongen, M. (author)
This article, based on recent literature, will identify, define and discuss new and emerging OSH-risks together with the driving forces behind these risks. Emerging risks will be described as being related to physical load and musculoskeletal disorders [MSDs], psychosocial risks, and dangerous substances [e.g. chemical and biological substances]...
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Prins, R.G. (author), Pierik, F. (author), Etman, A. (author), Sterkenburg, R.P. (author), Kamphuis, C.B.M. (author), van Lenthe, F.J. (author)
In choosing appropriate buffer sizes to study environmental influences on physical activity, studies are hampered by insufficient insight into the distance elderly travel actively. This study aims at getting insight into the number of trips walked and cycled within various buffer sizes using GPS measures. Data were obtained from the Elderly And...
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van Schijndel-Speet, M. (author), Evenhuis, H.M. (author), van Wijck, R. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Echteld, M.A. (author)
Older people with intellectual disability (ID) are characterized by low physical activity (PA) levels. PA is important for reducing health risks and maintaining adequate fitness levels for performing activities of daily living. The aim of this study was to explore preferences of older adults with ID for specific physical activities, and to gain...
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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...
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Ruetten, A. (author), Frahsa, A. (author), Engbers, L. (author), Gusi, N. (author), Mota, J. (author), Pacenka, R. (author), Troelsen, J. (author), Vasickova, J. (author), Vuillemin, A. (author)
Background: A multilevel theoretical framework of physical activity (PA) promotion that addresses supportive environments, PA behavior, community action, and PA promoting policies is related to research and development in an international comparative study. Methods: Most-different and most-similar case selection was applied to data from 8...
article 2014
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