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Treutlein, D. (author), Meijster, T. (author), Geuskens, G. (author), de Vroome, E. (author), van den Heuvel, S. (author)
Objectives Policy makers have an urgent need for quantitative data to support their decision-making process. This study examines how policy-induced changes in occupational exposure on health could be modelled, using the example of exposure to ‘awkward postures’. Methods Data of almost 8000 persons participating in the Netherlands Working...
article 2011
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Venema, A. (author), Geuskens, G. (author), van den Heuvel, S. (author)
public lecture 2011
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van den Heuvel, S. (author), Treutlein, D. (author), de Vroome, E. (author), Geuskens, G. (author), Meijster, T. (author)
public lecture 2011
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Richter, J. (author), van den Heuvel, S. (author), Huysmans, M. (author), van Beek, A. (author), Blatter, B. (author)
Objectives: Epidemiologic studies on physical exposure during computer use have mainly focused on average exposure duration. In the current study, we aimed to relate periods of high peak exposure during computer use with the occurrence of neck-shoulder (NS) and arm-wrist-hand (AWH) symptoms. Methods: A prospective cohort study among 1951 office...
article 2011
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van den Heuvel, S. (author)
public lecture 2012
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Geuskens, G. (author), Vergeer, R. (author), Treutlein, D. (author), de Weerd, M. (author), Dhondt, S. (author)
Session: 34. Health Impact Analysis II
conference paper 2013
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van de Vijfeijke, H. (author), Leijten, F.R. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Robroek, S.J. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Taris, T.W. (author)
OBJECTIVE: This study examines whether mental and physical health relate differently to work ability and whether these associations vary with coping style. METHODS: A 1-year longitudinal study was conducted among 8842 employees aged 45 to 64 years from the Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation. On-line questionnaires...
article 2013
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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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Leijten, F.R.M. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Burdorf, A. (author)
Objectives The aim of this study was to (i) assess how common chronic health problems and work-related factors predict sickness absence and (ii) explore whether work-related factors modify the effects of health problems on sickness absence. Methods A one-year longitudinal study was conducted among employed persons aged 45-64 years from the Study...
article 2013
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Verbeek, J. (author), van den Heuvel, S. (author), Fishta, A. (author), Nold, A. (author), Euler, U. (author), Mattioli, S. (author)
public lecture 2013
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Verbeek, J. (author), Nold, A. (author), Euler, U. (author), Fishta, A. (author)
Session: 28. Health Impact Analysis Physical Factors.
conference paper 2013
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Leijten, F. (author), van den Heuvel, S. (author), Geuskens, G. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), de Wind, A. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Robroek, S. (author)
Purpose The goal of this qualitative study was to gain insight into how older employees remain productive at work in spite of health problems. Methods Twenty-six semi-structured telephone interviews were conducted with older employees, 46-63 years of age, who reported a poor health in the Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability, and...
article 2013
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van den Heuvel, S. (author)
It has been known for some time that risk factors in the workplace can have a negative effect on health. Ramazzini was one of the first scientists to identify occupational health hazards. He wrote about diseases of the musculoskeletal system caused by sudden and irregular movements and the adoption of awkward postures. Another category of work...
other 2014
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Geuskens, G. (author), van den Heuvel, S. (author), de Wind, A. (author), Leijten, F. (author), van der Meer, L. (author)
Gezien de vergrijzing en ontgroening van de Nederlandse bevolking, is het van groot belang dat mensen langer participeren in betaald werk. Om dit met beleid en bedrijfsinterventies te bewerkstelligen, is inzicht nodig in determinanten van doorwerken. Grootschalig multidisciplinair longitudinaal onderzoek is echter schaars. Om deze reden is...
report 2014
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van den Heuvel, S. (author), Geuskens, G. (author), van der Meer, L. (author), de Wind, A. (author), Leijten, F. (author)
report 2014
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Douwes, M. (author), Boocock, M. (author), Coenen, P. (author), van den Heuvel, S. (author), Bosch, T. (author)
The Hand Arm Risk assessment Method (HARM) is a simplified risk assessment method for determining musculoskeletal symptoms to the arm, neck and/or shoulder posed by hand-arm tasks of the upper body. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the predictive validity of HARM using data collected from a three year prospective cohort Study on...
article 2014
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Leijten, F.R.M. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Burdorf, A. (author)
Objectives This study aimed to assess the influence of chronic health problems on work ability and productivity at work among older employees using different methodological approaches in the analysis of longitudinal studies. Methods Data from employees, aged 45–64, of the longitudinal Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation...
article 2014
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Geuskens, G. (author), van den Heuvel, S. (author), Oude Hengel, K. (author), Koopmans, L. (author), van der Meer, L. (author), Niks, R. (author), van der Zwaan, L. (author), Bouwhuis, S. (author), Petricheva, V. (author), de Vroome, E.M.M. (author), Bongers, P. (author), de Wind, A. (author), Leijten, F. (author), Blatter, B. (author)
What is STREAM? STREAM is a longitudinal study with annual measurements among persons aged 45- 64 in the Netherlands. Participants fill in an online questionnaire on topics such as: health, work, knowledge and skills, social circumstances, and financial situation. More than 12,000 employees, 1,000 self-employed persons, and 2,000 non-employed...
article 2014
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Ybema, J.F. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), de Wind, A. (author), Leijten, F.R.M. (author), Jolings, C. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author)
The objective of the Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation (STREAM) is to acquire knowledge on determinants of transitions in employment and work productivity among persons aged 45-64 years. Research Framework: A research framework was developed, in which transitions in employment (e.g. leaving the workforce, entering the...
article 2014
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Leijten, F.R.M. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Burdorf, A. (author)
Purpose The goals of this study were to determine whether, among older employees, unfavourable physical and psychosocial work-related factors were associated with poorer mental and physical health and whether high work engagement buffered the associations between unfavourable work-related factors and poorer health. Methods A 1-year longitudinal...
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