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Zoomer, T. (author), Bouwens, L. (author), van de Ven, H. (author), Beckers, D. (author), Hooftman, W. (author), Oude Hengel, K. (author)
Working from home during COVID-19: a descriptive study on the changes in working conditions and health. This study provides an overview of the changes in working conditions and health of home workers in the Netherlands between 2019 (pre COVID-19) and July 2020 (during the COVID-19 pandemic). Moreover, this descriptive study examined if these...
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Hommes, D. (author), Klatte, D. (author), Otten, W. (author), Beltman, M. (author), Klass, G. (author), Zand, A. (author), Sprangers, R. (author)
Background. Alongside a clinical and research setting, whole body magnetic resonance imaging (WB-MRI) is increasingly offered as a direct-to-consumer screening service. Data is needed on the clinical relevance of findings and associated psychological impact of such screening. Therefore, we conducted a prospective follow-up study to provide...
article 2020
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Niks, I. (author)
In general, the relation between health and work participation is strong but ambiguous. In the Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation (STREAM), this relation has often been studied. In this article, we summarize the results. Research questions were the following: how are health issues related to prolonged work participation?...
article 2019
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Heerkens, Y.F. (author), de Weerd, M. (author), Huber, M. (author), de Brouwer, C.P. (author), van der Veen, S. (author), Perenboom, R.J. (author), van Gool, C.H. (author), ten Napel, H. (author), von Bon-Martens, M. (author), Stallinga, H.A. (author), van Meeteren, N.L. (author)
Purpose: The ICF (International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health) framework (used worldwide to describe 'functioning' and 'disability'), including the ICF scheme (visualization of functioning as result of interaction with health condition and contextual factors), needs reconsideration. The purpose of this article is to...
article 2018
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Sewdas, R. (author), Tamminga, S.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), de Boer, A.G. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Background With the increase of the statutory retirement age, the number of self-employed older workers will most likely increase. Therefore, this study aimed to explore: 1) the differences in self-rated health and work ability of self-employed workers and employees, 1) whether self-employment is associated with better self-rated health and work...
article 2018
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Scheerman, J.F.M. (author), van Meijel, B. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Kramer, G.J.C. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Pakpour, A.H. (author), van Braak, M.C.T. (author), van Loveren, C. (author)
Background Adolescents with fixed orthodontic appliances are at high risk of developing dental caries. To date, new smartphone technologies have seldom been used to support them in the preventive behavior that can help prevent dental caries. After an intervention-mapping process, we developed a smartphone application (the WhiteTeeth app) for...
article 2018
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Blanson Henkemans, O.A. (author), Wiezer, N. (author)
article 2018
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de Wind, A. (author), Burr, H. (author), Pohrt, A. (author), Hasselhorn, H.M.S. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Rugulies, R. (author)
Objectives: The aims of this article are to (1) determine whether and to what extent general perceived health and quality of supervision predict voluntary early retirement pension (VERP) and (2) assess whether quality of supervision modifies the association between general perceived health and VERP. Methods: Employees aged 49–64 years who...
article 2017
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Scheerman, J.F.M. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), van Loveren, C. (author), Pakpour, A.H. (author), van Meijel, B. (author), Gholami, M. (author), Mierzaie, Z. (author), van Braak, M.C.T. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author)
Background. The Health Action Process Approach (HAPA) model addresses health behaviours, but it has never been applied to model adolescents’ oral hygiene behaviour during fixed orthodontic treatment. Aim. This study aimed to apply the HAPA model to explain adolescents’ oral hygiene behaviour and dental plaque during orthodontic treatment with...
article 2017
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Blok, D.J. (author), de Vlas, S.J. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), van Lenthe, F.J. (author)
Understanding the spread of smoking cessation and relapse within social networks may offer new approaches to further curb the smoking epidemic. Whether smoking behavior among social network members determines smoking cessation and relapse of adults however, is less known. For this study, longitudinal data of 4623 adults participating in the...
article 2017
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Bosch, T. (author), de Korte, E. (author)
Robots zijn hot en de technologische ontwikkelingen gaan zeer snel. Het vakgebied Human Factors speelt een grote rol bij het realiseren van een goede interactie tussen mens en robot voor verschillende vormen van robotisering. www.humanfactors.nl
article 2016
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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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de Wind, A. (author), van der Pas, S. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Background There is a societal need that workers prolong their working lives. By adopting a life course perspective, this study aimed to investigate the influence of work motives and motivation, health, job characteristics, skills, and financial and social situation on working beyond retirement, and differences between ‘on time’ and ‘off time’...
article 2016
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de Looze, M.P. (author), Krause, F. (author), van Dijk, W. (author)
Exoskeletten zijn hot. Bijna dagelijks verschijnen nieuwe artikelen in de pers en filmpjes op YouTube, onder andere over exoskeletten als oplossing voor lichamelijk zwaar werk. Hoe ver staat het nu met de ontwikkeling van deze exoskeletten? Gaan ze de werknemer straks echt helpen bij het verrichten van lichamelijk zwaar werk?www.humanfactors.nl
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van de Ven, H.A. (author), Brouwer, S. (author), Koolhaas, W. (author), Goudswaard, A. (author), de Looze, M.P. (author), Kecklund, G. (author), Almansa, J. (author), Bültmann, U. (author), van der Klink, J.J.L. (author)
In this cross-sectional study associations were examined between eight shift schedule characteristics with shift-specific sleep complaints and need for recovery and generic health and performance measures. It was hypothesized that shift schedule characteristics meeting ergonomic recommendations are associated with better sleep, need for recovery...
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Coenen, P. (author), Mathiassen, S.E. (author), Kingma, I. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author)
Objectives: Exposure-outcome studies, for instance on work-related low-back pain (LBP), often classify workers into groups for which exposures are estimated from measurements on a sample of workers within or outside the specific study. The present study investigated the influence on bias and power in exposure-outcome associations of the sizes of...
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Andersen, L.L. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Punnert, L. (author), Wynne, R. (author), Persson, R. (author), Wiezer, N.M. (author)
For most humans work is an important fact of life and something that is necessary for survival and individual wellbeing. However, the circumstances under which we work may vary considerably and are, in part, contingent on geographical location, governmental regulations, design of social welfare systems, production systems, and human resource...
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Coenen, P. (author), Kingma, I. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author)
The trade-off between feasibility and accuracy of measurements of physical exposure at the workplace has often been discussed, but is unsufficiently understood. We therefore explored the effect of two low-back loading measurement tools with different accuracies on exposure estimates and their associations with low-back pain (LBP). Low-back...
article 2015
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van Scheppingen, A.R. (author), de Vroome, E.M.M. (author), ten Have, K.C.J.M. (author), Bos, E.H. (author), Zwetsloot, G.I.J.M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Objective: To examine the effectiveness of an organizational large-scale intervention applied to induce a health-promoting organizational change process. Design and Methods: A quasi-experimental, "as-treated" design was used. Regression analyses on data of employees of a Dutch dairy company (n =324) were used to examine the effects on bonding...
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Douwes, M. (author), de Kraker, H. (author)
To support health and safety practitioners in their obligation of risk assessment the 'Hand Arm Risk Assessment Method' (HARM) was developed. This tool can be used by any type of company for risk assessment of developing arm, neck or shoulders symptoms (pain) resulting from light manual tasks.This paper describes the development of HARM1.0. A...
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