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Kruisdijk, F. (author), Deenik, J. (author), Yenback, D. (author), Tak, E.C. (author), van Harten, P. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Hendriksen, I. (author)
Sedentary behaviour and lack of physical activity threatens health. Research concerning these behaviours of inpatients with severe mental illness is limited but urgently needed to reveal prevalence and magnitude. In total, 184 inpatients (men n =108, women n =76, mean age 57,4, 20% first generation antipsychotics, 40% second generation...
article 2017
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Stolte, E. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Aartsen, M.J. (author), van Tilburg, T.G. (author), Chorus, A. (author)
The predictive value of the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) on intention and physical activity (PA) over time was examined. Data from the Aging Well and Healthily intervention program (targeting perceived behavioral control and attitude, not subjective norm) were analyzed, including pretest (T0), posttest (T1, except subjective norm) and 4-6...
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Stiggelbout, M. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This study reports entry correlates and motivations of older adults participating in organized exercise programs in the Netherlands, as determined in a descriptive explorative study (N = 2,350, response rate 86%). Participants were community-dwelling older adults (50+ years) who enrolled and started in 10 different exercise programs. Entiy...
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van Uffelen, J.G.Z. (author), Chinapaw, M.J.M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To examine the effects of aerobic exercise or vitamin B supplementation on cognitive function in older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Design: Randomised placebo-controlled trial. Setting: General community. Participants: Community-dwelling adults aged 70-80 with MCI. Interventions : The 152 participants were randomly...
article 2008
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Wijlhuizen, G.J. (author), Chorus, A.M.J. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), KvL (author)
Objectives: Most research on falls among older persons focuses on health-related factors that affect the ability to maintain balance. The objective of the study is to determine the association between physical activity and occurrence of falls among community-dwelling older persons. Methods: The distribution of falls and person-hours of physical...
article 2008
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Verheijden, M.W. (author), Jans, M.P. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: In recent years, many tailored lifestyle counseling programs have become available through the Internet. Previous research into such programs has shown selective enrollment of relatively healthy people. However, because of the known dose-response relationship between the intensity and frequency of counseling and the behavior change...
article 2007
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Wijlhuizen, G.J. (author), de Jong, R. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective.: The aim of this study was to test the assumption that the level of outdoor physical activity mediates the relationship between fear of falling and actual outdoor falls according to the Task Difficulty Homeostasis Theory. Method.: A prospective follow-up study of 10 months conducted in the year 2000 in three municipalities in the...
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van Uffelen, J.G.Z. (author), Chin A Paw, M.J.M. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objectives: To examine the effect of walking and vitamin B supplementation on quality-of-life (QoL) in community-dwelling adults with mild cognitive impairment. Methods: One year, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Participants were randomized to: (1) twice-weekly, group-based, moderate-intensity walking program (n = 77) or a light...
article 2007
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de Vries, S.I. (author), Bakker, I. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Purpose. To examine the association between children's physical activity and factors of the built environment. Design. Cross-sectional study. Setting. Ten neighborhoods in six cities in the Netherlands. Subjects. Four hundred twenty-two children (age range, 6-11 years; 49% male). Measures. Physical activity diary, neighborhood observations, and...
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van Uffelen, J.G.Z. (author), Chin A Paw, M.J.M. (author), Klein, M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Development of efficient methods for identifying subjects with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) from the geneneral population is warranted, because these subjects represent an important group for (epidemiological) research purposes. Objectives: (1) To describe a two-step population screening for identifying adults with MCI from the...
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Wijlhuizen, G.J. (author), du Bois, P. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The objective of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a multifactor and multimethod community intervention programme to reduce falls among older persons by at least 20%. In a pre-test-post test design, self-reported falls were registered for 10 months in the intervention community and two control communities. After the pre-test...
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Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Stiggelbout, M. (author), Popkema, D.Y. (author), de Greef, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Since 1980, More Exercise for Seniors (MBvO in Dutch) has provided a number of special physical activities for the elderly. The aim is to improve social participation and integration, and to prevent a need for care. Despite the fact that MBvO has been active for more than 25 years, and weekly 300,000 people participate in gymnastics, swimming,...
article 2006
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Stiggelbout, M. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Crone, M. (author), Lechner, L. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Little is known about the predictors of maintenance in organized exercise programmes. The aim of this study was to investigate the behavioral predictors of maintenance of exercise participation in older adults, using an integrated social psychological model. To this end, we carried out a prospective cohort study (n = 1725; age 50 years or older)...
article 2006
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Tak, E. (author), Staats, P. (author), van Hespen, A. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. Evaluation of an 8-week exercise program with strength training and lifestyle advice for older adults with osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip. Outcome measures were pain, hip function, disability, quality of life (QOL), and body mass index (BMI). Methods. Inclusion criteria for this randomized controlled trial were: age a 55 years,...
article 2005
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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 ยท 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),...
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Heuts, P.H.T.G. (author), de Bie, R. (author), Drietelaar, M. (author), Aretz, K. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Bastiaenen, C.H.G. (author), Metsemakers, J.F.M. (author), van Weel, C. (author), van Schayck, O.C.P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To assess in a primary healthcare setting the efficacy of a self-management program in middle-aged patients with osteoarthritis (OA). Methods. This was a 2-group randomized controlled trial, with 273 patients aged 40 to 60 years with OA of the hip(s) and/or knee(s). The experimental intervention was compared with care-as-usual....
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Stiggelbout, M. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Tak, E. (author), Lechner, L. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This study examines dropout incidence, moment of dropout, and switching behavior in organized exercise programs for seniors in the Netherlands, as determined in a prospective cohort study (with baseline measurements at the start of the exercise program and follow-up after 6 months; N = 1,725, response rate 73%). Participants were community...
article 2005
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Stiggelbout, M. (author), Popkema, D.Y. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), de Greef, M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Objectives: To determine the effects of gymnastics on the health related quality of life (HRQoL) and functional status of independently living people, aged 65 to 80 years. Gymnastics formed part of the More Exercise for Seniors (MBvO in Dutch) programme, a group based exercise programme for older adults in the Netherlands. It has been widely...
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Chorus, A. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author)
Poster abstracts.
article 2004
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de Jong, O.R.W. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Tak, E.C.M.P. (author), Klazinga, N.S. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Implementation studies are recommended to assess the feasibility and effectiveness in real-life of programmes which have been tested in randomized controlled trials (RCTs). We report on an implementation study of two evidence-based exercise and health education programmes for older adults with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee of hip. Three types...
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