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van de Ven, H. (author), Hulsegge, G. (author), de Korte, E.M. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author)
Objectives This study aimed to estimate acute effects of roster characteristics on fatigue and sleep quality and investigated whether these effects differed by individual characteristics. Methods Using an ecological measurement assessment survey, fatigue and sleep quality were daily measured among 223 shift workers for up to eight weeks. A...
article 2021
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Goudswaard, A. (author)
public lecture 2014
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Klein Hesselink, J. (author), Goudswaard, A. (author)
Working time concerns the hours of the day and the days of the week that work takes place. Most people have standard working hours between 0800 and 1800 on week days. But work also takes place at non-standard hours in the evening, at night and on weekends. Non-standard working times constitute an important part of the economy and society. Work...
other 2014
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Kraan, K.O. (author), Blok, M. (author)
This article gives definitions of teleworking, presents facts about the prevalence of teleworking in Europe, and addresses the relationships that have been reported to exist between teleworking and productivity and well-being. Special attention is paid to psychosocial factors that moderate this relationship. Frequently addressed topics in...
other 2014
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Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.M.C. (author), Schelvis, R. (author)
The concept of work engagement fits into the tradition of positive psychology, a recent paradigm shift in psychology which focuses on mental health rather than mental illness. This article gives an introduction to the concept of work engagement. Different definitions and viewpoints of the work engagement concept are discussed. This article will...
other 2014
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Vink, P. (author), Blok, M. (author), Formanoy, M. (author), de Korte, E. (author), Groenesteijn, L. (author)
In 2010 15.2% of the work force in the Netherlands works with a computer at another location than at the office or at the clients' location. 27% of the Dutch working population is not satisfied about the possibility to work at home and 18% is not satisfied on the possibility to plan your own working time. The case control study affirms what has...
article 2012
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Gubbels, J.S. (author), Kremers, S.P.J. (author), Stafleu, A. (author), Dagnelie, P.C. (author), de Vries, N.K. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Thijs, C. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objectives:Studies regarding the association of child-care use with body mass index (BMI), overweight or obesity development show contradictory results. This study examined the relationship between child-care use and BMI z-scores and overweight, as well as associates of child-care use in children up to 2 years old.Methods:Longitudinal data...
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van Hamberg - Reenen, H.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Blatter, B. (author), van der Grinten, M.P. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The objective of this prospective cohort study was to evaluate if peak or cumulative musculoskeletal discomfort may predict future low-back, neck or shoulder pain among symptom-free workers. At baseline, discomfort per body region was rated on a 10-point scale six times during a working day. Questionnaires on pain were sent out three times...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Beckers, D.G.J. (author), van Hooff, M.L.M. (author), van der Linden, D. (author), Kompier, M.A.J. (author), Taris, T.W. (author), Geurts, S.A.E. (author)
Objectives: This study aimed at opening up the black box of overtime work among university faculty members by providing information on (i) when faculty members work overtime, (ii) what activities are undertaken during overtime, and (iii) how overtime is experienced. Methods: Data were collected among 120 Dutch faculty members who completed a...
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Jans, M.P. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Sedentary behavior is an independent risk factor for excess body weight and other health problems. There are no published data on sitting time at work, or how this is related to occupation and sector (branch of business). No published study has shown whether extended sitting at work is compensated for by sitting less during leisure...
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Hooff, M.L.M. (author), Geurts, S.A.E. (author), Kompier, M.A.J. (author), Taris, T.W. (author)
Objectives: Effort-recovery theory (Meijman and Mulder in Handbook of work and organizational psychology, Psychology Press/Erlbaum, Hove, pp 5-33, 1998 proposes that effort expenditure may have adverse consequences for health in the absence of sufficient recovery opportunities. Thus, insight in the relationships between effort and recovery is...
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), IJmker, S. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), de Korte, E.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Introduction: The objective of the present study is to describe the extent of productivity loss among computer workers with neck/shoulder symptoms and hand/arm symptoms, and to examine associations between pain intensity, various physical and psychosocial factors and productivity loss in computer workers with neck/shoulder and hand/arm symptoms....
article 2007
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Vink, P. (author), van Eijk, D.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The use of hand tools can lead to accidents, overexertion injuries and discomfort. So, there is certainly room for better-designed hand tools, especially hand tools that contribute to better performance. In the literature, the benefits of a participative product design approach are clearly shown. However, the effect of this approach is hardly...
article 2007
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Beckers, D.G.J. (author), van der Linden, D. (author), Smulders, P.G.W. (author), Kompier, M.A.J. (author), Taris, T.W. (author), van Yperen, N.W. (author)
Objectives: This study aimed at disentangling the effects of overtime hours from those of long workhours. For part-time workers, overtime work is not intertwined with long workhours as it is for full-time workers. Therefore, part-time and full-time employees were compared with regard to the association between overtime and well-being (fatigue...
article 2007
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Steenstra, I.A. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author), Knol, D.L. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
A controlled trial was performed in a occupational healthcare setting to determine the effectiveness of graded activity as part of a multistage RTW programme. Workers (112) absent from work for more than eight weeks due to low back pain, were randomised to either graded activity (n = 55) or usual care (n = 57). The graded activity, a physical...
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Bousquet, J. (author), Demarteau, N. (author), Mullol, J. (author), van den Akker-van Marle, M.E. (author), van Ganse, E. (author), Bachert, C. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Background: Allergic rhinitis was recently classified by the ARIA guidelines as persistent or intermittent. Levocetivizine was shown to improve symptoms and health-related quality of life of patients with persistent allergic rhinitis in the XPERTâ„¢ study, a 6-month randomized double blind placebo-controlled trial. Objective: To assess the total...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Klein Hesselink, D.J. (author), Nelemans, R.J.C. (author)
Objectives. After world war two, many new working time schedules emerged in western countries. We studied the backgrounds of companies using two of them (annualized working time hours and on call work) and compared these with organizations applying classical shift work. Method. Every two years the Dutch OSA Institute of Labor Studies carries out...
article 2005
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Beckers, D.G.J. (author), van der Linden, D. (author), Smulders, P.G.W. (author), Kompier, M.A.J. (author), van Veldhoven, M.J.P.M. (author), van Yperen, N.W. (author), TNO Arbeid (author)
Objectives: We sought to better understand the relationship between overtime and mental fatigue by taking into account work motivation and the quality of overtime work and studying theoretically derived subgroups. Methods: We conducted a survey-study among a representative sample of the Dutch full-time workforce (n = 1807). The prevalence of...
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Veldhuizen, I.J.T. (author), Gaillard, A.W.K. (author), de Vries, J. (author), TNO Technische Menskunde (author)
The present study investigated whether facial EMG measures are sensitive to the effects of fatigue. EMG activity of the corrugator and frontalis muscles was recorded during and after a simulated workday. Fatigue was evaluated in four ways: (a) the building up of fatigue effects during the workday, (b) the building up of fatigue during a test...
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Blatter, B.M. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author)
The objectives of this study were to examine the association between work-related upper limb disorders (WRULDs) and duration of computer and mouse use, to investigate differences in these associations between men and women, and to examine whether a possible relationship between duration of computer use and WRULDs was explained by physical or...
article 2002
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