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Groothuis-Oudshoorn, C.G.M. (author), Chorus, A.M.J. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Detmar, S.B. (author)
BACKGROUND: The London Handicap Scale (LHS) was found to be a valid and reliable scale for measuring participation restrictions in adults. OBJECTIVE: This paper describes the development and assesses the construct-related validity of a Dutch version of the London Handicap Scale (DLHS). METHODS: The DLHS was tested in 798 adults (mean age: 50.7...
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Koopmans, L. (author)
Individual work performance (IWP) is an issue that not only has grasped companies all over the world, but also has fueled a great deal of research in disciplines, such as occupational health, work and organizational psychology, and management and economics. Despite the importance and popularity of IWP, there was little consensus on how to define...
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Koopmans, L. (author), Bernaards, C.M. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
OBJECTIVE:: To examine the construct validity of the Individual Work Performance Questionnaire (IWPQ). METHODS:: A total of 1424 Dutch workers from three occupational sectors (blue, pink, and white collar) participated in the study. First, IWPQ scores were correlated with related constructs (convergent validity). Second, differences between...
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Simons, M. (author), Koopman, H. (author), Osinga, M. (author)
Insulin requirement affects the careers of diabetic professionals who do safety-sensitive jobs. In most cases, insulin-treated individuals are automatically banned from safety-sensitive jobs because the risk of hypoglycaemia is regarded as incompatible with safety. Recent developments—such as diabetes self-management education, self-monitoring...
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van de Vijfeijke, H. (author), Leijten, F.R. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Robroek, S.J. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Taris, T.W. (author)
OBJECTIVE: This study examines whether mental and physical health relate differently to work ability and whether these associations vary with coping style. METHODS: A 1-year longitudinal study was conducted among 8842 employees aged 45 to 64 years from the Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation. On-line questionnaires...
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Wagenaar, A.F. (author), Kompier, M.A.J. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), van den Bossche, S.N.J. (author), Taris, T.W. (author)
OBJECTIVE:: The healthy worker effect implies that healthy workers go "up" in employment status whereas less healthy workers go "down" into precarious temporary employment or unemployment. These hypotheses were tested during an economic recession, by predicting various upward and downward contract trajectories, based on workers' health status,...
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de Korte, E.M. (author), Huysmans, M.A. (author), de Jong, A.M. (author), van de Ven, J.G.M. (author), Ruijsendaal, M. (author)
This study investigated the effects of non-obtrusive feedback on continuous lifted hand/finger behaviour, task performance and comfort. In an experiment with 24 participants the effects of two visual and two tactile feedback signals were compared to a no-feedback condition in a computer task. Results from the objective measures showed that all...
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Heymans, M.W. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Knol, D.L. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background From the viewpoint of cost prevention, it is necessary to identify patients that are of high risk for long-term work disability, production loss and sick-leave. Methods Secondary data analysis in a cohort of 628 workers on sick-leave between 3 and 6 weeks due to low back pain (LBP). The association of a broad set of demographic, work,...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Samoocha, D. (author), Bruinvels, D.J. (author), Anema, R.J. (author), Steenbeek, R. (author), Beek, A.J.V.D. (author)
Background. Individuals claiming a disability benefit after long-term sickness absence, have to undergo medical disability assessments. These assessments, often carried out by specialized physicians, can be complicated by wrong expectations or defensive attitudes of disability benefit claimants. It is hypothesized that empowerment of these...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), de Boer, W.E. (author), Wind, H. (author), van Dijk, F.J. (author), Willems, H.H. (author)
Background. Assessments for long-term incapacity for work are performed by Social Insurance Physicians (SIPs) who rely on interviews with claimants as an important part of the process. These interviews are susceptible to bias. In the Netherlands three protocols have been developed to conduct these interviews. These protocols are expert- and...
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Steenstra, I.A. (author), Knol, D.L. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
STUDY DESIGN. Exploratory subgroup analysis in a randomized controlled trial (RCT). OBJECTIVE. To detect possible moderators in the effectiveness of a workplace intervention in a population of workers with sick leave due to sub acute nonspecific low back pain. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA. In a recently published RCT, a workplace intervention was...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), de Boer, W.E.L. (author), Donceel, P. (author), Brage, S. (author), Rus, M. (author), Willems, J.H.B.M. (author)
Background. Decisions on disability pensions are based, among others, on medical reports. The way these medical assessments are performed is largely unclear. The aim of the study was to determine which grounds are used by social insurance physicians (SIPs) in these assessments and to determine if the identification of these grounds can help...
article 2008
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Few studies have examined the concepts of workstyle and overcommitment in relation to the occurrence of neck and upper limb symptoms. The aim of this study was to examine whether a high-risk workstyle is a mediator in the relation of work-related exposure (job demands and computer work) and overcommitment to neck and upper limb symptoms. The...
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Kremer, A.M. (author), Pal, T.M. (author), Keimpema, A.R.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objectives: The aim was to gain insight into work experiences and problems of subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to develop more effective guidelines for preventing work disability and work loss. Methods: A total of 617 patients aged 45-60, recruited from pulmonary outpatient clinics and general practices, completed a...
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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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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Bernaards, C.M. (author), Ariëns, G.A.M. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author)
Background: Neck and upper limb symptoms are frequently reported by computer workers. Work style interventions are most commonly used to reduce work-related neck and upper limb symptoms but lifestyle physical activity interventions are becoming more popular to enhance workers health and reduce work-related symptoms. A combined approach targeting...
article 2006
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de Raad, J. (author), Nijhuis, F.J.N. (author), Willems, J.H.B.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
In 1998, the Royal Netherlands Army introduced a new examination system (abbreviated as BMEKL), which was based on the "workload-capability" model, to replace the old system (abbreviated as PULHEEMS), which focused on diagnosis and was based solely on the detection of diseases and infirmities. To discern differences under operational conditions...
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Weevers, H.J.A. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van der Wal, G. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objectives. The objective was to answer the following questions: What is the prevalence of potentially work-related diseases in the general practice population? What is the incidence of consulting a GP for a potentially work-related disease? What is the relationship between diseases seen in general practice and work ability? Methods. Cochrane...
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TNO Arbeid (author), Hooftman, W.E. (author), van Poppel, M.N.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Gender differences in the prevalence of musculoskeletal complaints might be explained by differences in the effect of exposure to work-related physical and psychosocial risk factors. A systematic review was conducted to examine gender differences in the relations between these risk factors and musculoskeletal complaints. Several electronic...
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de Jong, A.M. (author), Vink, P. (author), de Kroon, J.C.A. (author)
In this paper the adoption of technological innovations to improve the work of bricklayers and bricklayers' assistants is evaluated. Two studies were performed among 323 subjects to determine the adoption of the working methods, the perceived workload, experiences with the working methods, and the reasons for adopting the working methods....
article 2003
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