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Ferro, D.A. (author), Deijen, J.B. (author), Koppes, L.L. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Twisk, J.W. (author), Drent, M.L. (author)
Background: Physical activity and fitness in adolescence may improve cognition in adulthood by increasing insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I). Methods: As part of the Amsterdam Growth and Health Longitudinal Study, following subjects from age 13 to 42 years, physical activity and fitness of 303 subjects were assessed annually between the ages...
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...
article 2016
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van der Klauw, M. (author), Oude Hengel, K. (author), Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.M.C. (author), Koppes, L. (author), Venema, A. (author)
This study investigated the incidence of mental harm due to occupational accidents and the relation between psychosocial factors at work and the occurrence of occupational accidents in the Netherlands for the construction industry and health and welfare sector. Analyses revealed that occupational accidents in the construction industry more often...
article 2016
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Bekkers, M.B.M. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), Rodenburg, W. (author), van Steeg, H. (author), Proper, K.I. (author)
Objective: To prospectively study the association of night and shift work with weight change and lifestyle behaviors. Methods: Workers participating in the Netherlands Working Conditions Cohort Study (2008 and 2009) (N = 5951) reported night and shift work, weight and height. Groups included stable night or shift work, from day work to night or...
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Uijtdewilligen, L. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), Chinapaw, M.J.M. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Singh, A.S. (author)
Purpose: This study aimed to examine the longitudinal associations of person-related factors with physical activity (PA) behavior in young adults. Methods: We analyzed longitudinal self-reported time spent in moderate-intensity PA (MPA; 4-7 METs) and vigorous-intensity PA (VPA; >7 METs) from 499 young adults (49% male) who participated in the...
article 2014
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Rijs, K.J. (author), van der Pas, S. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Cozijnsen, R. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Deeg, D.J.H. (author)
Objectives: A general population job-exposure matrix (GPJEM) including physical and psychosocial demands as well as psychosocial resources applicable to older and retired workers was developed. Its validity was evaluated by examining associations of physical demands and iso-strain (combination of high psychosocial demands and low resources) with...
article 2014
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Koppes, L.J.J. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Pronk, A. (author), Vermeulen, R.C.H. (author), de Vroome, E.M.M. (author)
Experimental studies in animals indicate that disruption of the circadian rhythm is carcinogenic, and night work has been suggested to be a probable breast cancer cause in humans. Findings among humans, however are inconsistent, often gathered with retrospective study designs, and only based on specific populations, such as nurses. We used data...
article 2014
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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...
article 2013
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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...
article 2013
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van Zwieten, M. (author), Hooftman, W. (author), Koppes, L. (author), Douwes, M. (author)
report 2013
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Koppes, L. (author), van Zwieten, M. (author), Hooftman, W. (author), Lautenbach, H. (author), de Vroome, E. (author), van den Bossche, S. (author)
other 2012
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Koppes, L.L.J. (author)
book 2012
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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...
article 2012
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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...
article 2012
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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...
article 2012
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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...
article 2011
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Oude Hengel, K. (author), Blatter, B. (author), Geuskens, G. (author), Koppes, L. (author), Bongers, P. (author)
Objectives: Because of the ageing and decreasing working population in the construction industry, it is important to encourage workers to prolong their working life. The objective of this study was to explore factors associated with the ability and motivation to continue working until the age of 65 years in construction workers. Methods: In...
public lecture 2011
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Geuskens, G.A. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author)
public lecture 2011
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Oude Hengel, K. (author), Blatter, B. (author), Geuskens, G. (author), Koppes, L. (author), Bongers, P. (author)
Objectives: Because of the ageing and decreasing working population in the construction industry, it is important to encourage workers to prolong their working life. The objective of this study was to explore factors associated with the ability and motivation to continue working until the age of 65 years in construction workers. Methods: In...
article 2011
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Oude Hengel, K. (author), Blatter, B. (author), Geuskens, G. (author), Koppes, L. (author), Bongers, P. (author)
public lecture 2011
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