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Lambeek, L.C. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), Swinkels, I.C.S. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Study Design.: Cost of illness study. Objective.: To investigate the total costs of back pain in the Netherlands over the years 2002 to 2007. Summary of Background Data.: In 1991, the cost of back pain to the Dutch society was estimated at &OV0556;4.2 billion. In the last two decades, new laws regarding health insurance and sickness benefits and...
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Hoekstra, T. (author), Barbosa-Leiker, C. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author)
The aims of this study are 1) to analyse developmental trajectories of body fatness from adolescence into adulthood, thereby determining the number and characteristics of distinct body fatness trajectories, and 2) to relate these distinct subgroups to indicators of cardiovascular disease risk, revealing subgroups specifically at risk. This paper...
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Geuskens, G. (author), de Vroome, E. (author), de Weerd, M. (author), Koppes, L. (author)
Objectives Despite the current debate, few prospective studies on night work and breast cancer have been performed, and the scientific evidence is limited. The aim of this prospective study was to investigate the relation between night work and breast cancer in the general working population. Methods The study population consisted of 285 712...
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Boot, C.R.L. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Bültmann, U. (author), de Boer, A.G.E.M. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Purpose The aims of this study are: (1) to describe the prevalence of needed and implemented work adjustments in a representative sample of Dutch employees with a chronic disease; and (2) to assess the effects of needed and implemented work adjustments on sick leave. Methods The prevalence of work adjustments was assessed in employees with a...
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Boot, C.R.L. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), van den Bossche, S.N.J. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Introduction: To improve work participation in individuals with a chronic illness, insight into the role of work-related factors in the association between health and sick leave is needed. The aim of this study was to gain insight into the contribution of work limitations, work characteristics, and work adjustments to the association between...
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Geuskens, G. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), van den Bossche, S. (author), Joling, C.I. (author)
OBJECTIVE:To examine the influence of enterprise restructuring on general health and emotional exhaustion, and to investigate which factors explain the relation between restructuring and these outcomes.METHODS:Longitudinal data of the Netherlands Working Conditions Cohort Study were used. At baseline and after 12 months, 9076 employees filled...
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Proper, K.I. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), Meijer, S. (author), Bemelmans, W.J.E. (author)
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the associations between body mass index (BMI) and sick leave, and the mediating role of emotional exhaustion. METHODS: Data were collected from a large survey among Dutch employees (n = 35,022). The causal pathway approach consisting of four regression analyses was applied. RESULTS: In women, moderate overweight and...
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Geuskens, G. (author), Koppes, L. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author)
Objectives Despite the current debate on early retirement, relatively few longitudinal studies investigated determinants of (non-disability) early retirement. The aim of the present study was to identify (changes in) risk factors that predict early retirement. Methods Data of the Netherlands Working Conditions Cohort Study were used. Employees...
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van Turenhout, E.C. (author), Deijen, J.B. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), Drent, M.L. (author)
The present study explored sex-and age-related interactions of IGF-I polymorphisms with IGF-I serum levels. In 2000 data on IGF-I promoter polymorphism and IGF-I level were available of 344 (mean age 36; 162 men) and 6 years later in 287 subjects (133 men). As the sample sizes of groups of subjects with IGF-I genotypes 192/192, 190/192, 192/194...
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Geuskens, G.A. (author), Hengel, K.M.O. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author)
OBJECTIVE: To identify predictors of the willingness and ability of older workers to continue working until the age of 65. METHODS: In this longitudinal study, 4937 employees aged 45 to 63 years included in the Netherlands Working Conditions Cohort Study were studied. Logistic regression analyses were applied. RESULTS: Employees who experienced...
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Broekhuizen, K. (author), van Poppel, M.N.M. (author), Koppes, L.L. (author), Kindt, I. (author), Brug, J. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Background: People with Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) may benefit from lifestyle changes supporting their primary treatment of dyslipidaemia. This project evaluated the efficacy of an individualised tailored lifestyle intervention on lipids (low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), total...
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de Wit, K. (author), Wielers, R. (author), Smulders, P.G.W. (author), Koppes, L. (author)
Het artikel ontwikkelt en exploreert de hypothese dat werknemers in Nederland deeltijdwerk gebruiken om hun arbeidsbelasting te reduceren. We ontwikkelen de hypothese aan de hand van literatuuronderzoek naar de relaties tussen arbeidsduur, arbeidsbelasting en welzijn, en onderzoeken de hypothese aan de hand van de cross-sectionele gegevens van...
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Lautenbach, H. (author), Koppes, L. (author)
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Hooftman, W.E. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.M.C. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author)
This study examines the differences in the determinants of registered long-term sickness absence when using prospectively or retrospectively gathered absence data. Two databases, the long-term sickness absence registration of the Dutch Workers Insurance Authority (UWV) and data from the Netherlands Working Conditions Survey (NWCS) 2005 and 2006...
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Uijtdewilligen, L. (author), Singh, A.S. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), van Mechelen, M. (author), Chinapaw, M.J.M. (author)
Background. This study investigated the associations of physical characteristics and personality in adolescence with physical activity and sedentary behaviour in adulthood. Findings. Physical characteristics (i.e. objectively measured BMI, sum of skin folds, MOPER test battery performance), and personality (i.e. self-reported inadequacy, social...
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Proper, K.I. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), van Zwieten, M.H.J. (author), Bemelmans, W.J.E. (author)
Purpose:Literature suggests a relationship between overweight and obesity, and mental health problems, but data regarding prevalence rates are scarce. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of chronic psychological complaints and emotional exhaustion among overweight and obese workers. Methods:Data were used from the Netherlands Working...
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Hoozemans, M.J.M. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author)
STUDY DESIGN.: Longitudinal study of lumbar bone mass as predictor of low back pain (LBP). OBJECTIVE.: To investigate whether low bone mineral content (BMC) and bone mineral density (BMD) values at the age of 36 years are associated with the prevalence of LBP at the age of 42 years among the study population of the Amsterdam Growth and Health...
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Koppes, L.L.J. (author)
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Versantvoort, M. (author), Koppes, L. (author)
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Klein Hesselink, J. (author), Hooftman, W. (author), Koppes, L. (author)
Ziekteverzuim is een belangrijke indicator voor de kwaliteit van de arbeid en het verzuimbeleid in organisaties. Het is een veel gebruikte kernindicator in sociale jaarverslagen en andere documenten over het werknemersbeleid in organisaties en sectoren. Het is ook een vinger aan de pols die door overheden gebruikt kan worden voor het beoordelen...
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