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Proper, K.I. (author), Staal, B.J. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Arbeid (author)
This paper systematically reviews the literature on the effectiveness of physical activity programs at worksites with respect to work-related outcomes. A computerized literature search, a reference search, and a manual search of personal databases were performed using the following inclusion criteria: randomized controlled or controlled trial,...
article 2002
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van der Beek, A.J. (author), IJmker, S. (author)
This chapter discusses the physical ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders and summarizes the Triennial International Ergonomics Association (IEA) World Congress 2006-IEA2006-highlights on physical ergonomics and work-related MusculoSkeletal Disorders (MSDs). Two general trends are observed. Firstly, physical ergonomics is positively...
bookPart 2007
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Wijnhoven, H.A.H. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author), Hooftman, W.E. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), de Heer, K. (author), Picavet, H.S.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
article 2008
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van der Beek, D. (author), Dijkman, A. (author), Gallis, R. (author), Starren, A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
public lecture 2009
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van der Beek, D. (author), Drupsteen, L. (author), Jongen, M. (author), Brugman, T. (author), Steijger, N. (author), Clignett, L. (author), Zwetsloot, G. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
report 2010
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Starren, A. (author), ten Have, K. (author), van der Beek, D. (author), de Graaf, B. (author), Visser, R. (author), van Kampen, J. (author)
report 2011
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Driessen, M. (author), Proper, K. (author), Anema, J. (author), Knol, D. (author), Bongers, P. (author), van der Beek, A. (author)
Objectives To investigate the effectiveness of the Stay@Work Participatory Ergonomics program (PE) aimed at prevention of low back pain (LBP) and neck pain (NP). Methods Departments were randomly allocated to either the intervention (PE) or control group (no PE). During a 6-h meeting, working groups composed and prioritised ergonomic measures...
article 2011
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Koopmans, L. (author), Bernaards, C. (author), Hildebrandt, V. (author), van der Beek, A. (author), de Vet, R. (author)
article 2011
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Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), van der Molen, H.F. (author), Joling, C.I. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objective: To evaluate the process of a prevention program among construction workers. Methods: The program consisted of training sessions of a physical therapist and an empowerment trainer, and a Rest-Break Tool. Data on seven process items were collected by means of questionnaires and interviews. Results: Recruiting construction companies to...
article 2011
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van der Vorm, J. (author), van der Beek, D. (author), Bos, E. (author), Steijger, N. (author), Gallis, R. (author), Zwetsloot, G. (author)
conference paper 2011
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Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Joling, C.I. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author)
Background: To prolong sustainable healthy working lives of construction workers, a worksite prevention program was developed which aimed to improve the health and work ability of construction workers. The aim of the current study was to investigate the effectiveness of this program on social support at work, work engagement, physical workload...
article 2012
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te Roller, E. (author), Steijger, N. (author), van der Beek, D. (author)
article 2012
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Starren, A. (author), van der Beek, D. (author), Tankink, M. (author)
Welke aspecten zijn van belang bij het verbeteren van veilig werken op de werkvloer. In de workshop richten we ons specifiek op laaggeschoold werk, aangezien daar vooral sprake is van zwaar, vies, risicovol werk dat bovendien vaak op contractbasis wordt uitgevoerd. We doen dat in een aansprekende spelvorm. Gedurende het spel passeren een aantal...
public lecture 2012
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Oude Hengel, K. (author), Bosmans, J. (author), Bongers, P. (author), van der Beek, A. (author), Blatter, B. (author)
public lecture 2012
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Huysmans, M.A. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objectives: The aim of the study was to investigate if perceived muscular tension predicts future neck - shoulder symptoms and arm - wrist - hand symptoms in symptomfree office workers. Methods: Data were used of a prospective cohort of 1951 office workers with a follow-up duration of 2 years (the Prospective Research On Musculoskeletal...
article 2012
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Bruno Garza, J.L. (author), Eijckelhof, B.H.W. (author), Huysmans, M.A. (author), Johnson, P.W. (author), van Dieen, J.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Dennerlein, J.T. (author)
The goal of the present study, a part of the PROOF (Predicting Occupational biomechanics among OFfice workers) study, was to determine if there was a relationship between psychosocial stress, measured by reward and over-commitment, and trapezius muscle activity while workers performed their own computer work in the field. We observed that...
conference paper 2012
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Speklé, E.M. (author), Hoozemans, M.J.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author)
The aim of this study was to determine whether results from the RSI QuickScan questionnaire on risk factors for arm, shoulder and neck symptoms can predict future arm, neck and shoulder symptoms in a population of computer workers. For this prospective cohort study, with a follow-up of 24 months, 3383 workers who regularly worked with a computer...
article 2012
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Huysmans, M.A. (author), Hoozemans, M.J.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), de Looze, M.P. (author), van Dien, J.H. (author)
The authors investigated how tracking performance, submovement organization, pen pressure and muscle activity in forearm and shoulder muscles were affected by target size in a 2D tracking task performed with a pen on a digitizer tablet. Twenty-six subjects took part in an experiment, in which either a small dot or a large dot was tracked, while...
article 2012
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van der Beek, D. (author)
public lecture 2012
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Hooftman, W. (author), Klein Hesselink, J. (author), Verbiest, S. (author), van der Klauw, M. (author), Starren, A. (author), van der Beek, D. (author)
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