J K Sluiter

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Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint High-demand jobs: age-related diversity in work ability?
    Judith K Sluiter
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Appl Ergon 37:429-40. 2006
  2. pmc Physical job demands and related health complaints among surgeons
    M M Ruitenburg
    Academic Medical Centre, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:271-9. 2013
  3. pmc Long-term outcomes following vocational rehabilitation treatments in patients with prolonged fatigue
    Margot C W Joosen
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Med 20:42-51. 2013
  4. pmc Measuring short-term and long-term physiological stress effects by cortisol reactivity in saliva and hair
    Berry J van Holland
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 85:849-52. 2012
  5. pmc Development and qualitative evaluation of an adapted return to work guideline for the sick-listed unemployed and temporary agency workers with minor psychological problems
    Selwin S Audhoe
    Academic Medical Center, Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health Research Center for Insurance Medicine, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, Amsterdam 1100 DE, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 5:535. 2012
  6. pmc The prevalence of common mental disorders among hospital physicians and their association with self-reported work ability: a cross-sectional study
    Martijn M Ruitenburg
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 227001100, DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:292-8. 2012
  7. pmc Cluster analysis of symptoms among patients with upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders
    Judith E Gold
    Department of Public Health, Temple University, 1301 Cecil B Moore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 20:526-36. 2010
  8. pmc The prevalence and incidence of musculoskeletal symptoms among hospital physicians: a systematic review
    Karen M Oude Hengel
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 84:115-9. 2011
  9. pmc The Mental Vitality @ Work study: design of a randomized controlled trial on the effect of a workers' health surveillance mental module for nurses and allied health professionals
    Fania R Gärtner
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:290. 2011
  10. pmc Do knowledge infrastructure facilities support evidence-based practice in occupational health? An exploratory study across countries among occupational physicians enrolled on Evidence-Based Medicine courses
    Nathalie I R Hugenholtz
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:18. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint High-demand jobs: age-related diversity in work ability?
    Judith K Sluiter
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Appl Ergon 37:429-40. 2006
    ..It is concluded that a shift from 'no-diversity thinking' to 'diversity thinking' is needed in the context of deciding about the work ability of ageing workers in high-demand jobs...
  2. pmc Physical job demands and related health complaints among surgeons
    M M Ruitenburg
    Academic Medical Centre, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:271-9. 2013
    ..We aimed to compare the prevalence of physical complaints of surgeons, their physical work ability and the physical job demands of surgeons with that of other hospital physicians...
  3. pmc Long-term outcomes following vocational rehabilitation treatments in patients with prolonged fatigue
    Margot C W Joosen
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Med 20:42-51. 2013
    ..Multi-component vocational rehabilitation (VR) provides positive short-term outcomes in patients with prolonged fatigue...
  4. pmc Measuring short-term and long-term physiological stress effects by cortisol reactivity in saliva and hair
    Berry J van Holland
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 85:849-52. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Development and qualitative evaluation of an adapted return to work guideline for the sick-listed unemployed and temporary agency workers with minor psychological problems
    Selwin S Audhoe
    Academic Medical Center, Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health Research Center for Insurance Medicine, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, Amsterdam 1100 DE, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 5:535. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc The prevalence of common mental disorders among hospital physicians and their association with self-reported work ability: a cross-sectional study
    Martijn M Ruitenburg
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 227001100, DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:292-8. 2012
    ..We studied the prevalence of common mental disorders among Dutch hospital physicians and investigated whether the presence of a mental disorder was associated with insufficient self-reported work ability...
  7. pmc Cluster analysis of symptoms among patients with upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders
    Judith E Gold
    Department of Public Health, Temple University, 1301 Cecil B Moore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 20:526-36. 2010
    ..Some musculoskeletal disorders of the upper extremity are not readily classified. The study objective was to determine if there were symptom patterns in self-identified repetitive strain injury (RSI) patients...
  8. pmc The prevalence and incidence of musculoskeletal symptoms among hospital physicians: a systematic review
    Karen M Oude Hengel
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 84:115-9. 2011
    ..Physicians are exposed to a range of work-related risk factors that may result in occupational diseases. This systematic review aims at shedding light on the prevalence and incidence of musculoskeletal complaints among hospital physicians...
  9. pmc The Mental Vitality @ Work study: design of a randomized controlled trial on the effect of a workers' health surveillance mental module for nurses and allied health professionals
    Fania R Gärtner
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:290. 2011
    ..Two strategies for this WHS mental module will be compared along with data from a control group. Additionally, the cost effectiveness of the approaches will be evaluated from a societal perspective...
  10. pmc Do knowledge infrastructure facilities support evidence-based practice in occupational health? An exploratory study across countries among occupational physicians enrolled on Evidence-Based Medicine courses
    Nathalie I R Hugenholtz
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:18. 2009
    ..This study explores the facilities in the knowledge infrastructure being used by OPs in different countries, and their perceived importance for EBM practice...
  11. ncbi request reprint What do we know about ageing at work? Evidence-based fitness for duty and health in fire fighters
    J K Sluiter
    Academic Medical Center, Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, DE, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 50:1897-913. 2007
    ..Semi-functional tests, (e.g. exercise stress testing or push-ups) do not predict workability. Regular screening of fire fighters, using multi-modal functional tests that closely simulate real job activities, is recommended...
  12. pmc Work stress and recovery measured by urinary catecholamines and cortisol excretion in long distance coach drivers
    J K Sluiter
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 55:407-13. 1998
    ..To evaluate coach drivers' work stress during work and in the course of recovery from work by measurement of urinary catecholamines and cortisol...
  13. ncbi request reprint A forward-facilitating influence of cortisol on catecholamines assessed during the work of garbage collectors
    J K Sluiter
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 26:26-31. 2000
    ..In this study, the hypothesis was tested of whether part of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal system can have a facilitating influence on mean adrenomedullary reactivity during a workday...
  14. pmc Reactivity and recovery from different types of work measured by catecholamines and cortisol: a systematic literature overview
    J K Sluiter
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 57:298-315. 2000
    ..To review occupational health, laboratory, and sports literature on neuroendocrine reactivity and recovery from mental, combined mental and physical, or physical tasks...
  15. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine reactivity and recovery from work with different physical and mental demands
    J K Sluiter
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 26:306-16. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which the type or nature (physical, mental or mixed mental and physical) of work and work characteristics is related to the course of neuroendocrine reactivity and recovery from work...
  16. pmc Medical staff in emergency situations: severity of patient status predicts stress hormone reactivity and recovery
    J K Sluiter
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, AmCOGG Amsterdam Centre for Research into Health and Health Care, Academic Medical Centre University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 60:373-4; discussion 375. 2003
    ....
  17. pmc Quality of life and illness perception in working and sick-listed chronic RSI patients
    Judith K Sluiter
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:495-501. 2008
    ..To study differences between working and sick-listed chronic repetitive strain injury (RSI) patients in the Netherlands with respect to indices of quality of life and illness perception...
  18. pmc Need for recovery from work related fatigue and its role in the development and prediction of subjective health complaints
    J K Sluiter
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Center, AmCOGG Research Institute Amsterdam Center for Health and Health Care Research, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 60:i62-70. 2003
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Is staff well-being and communication enhanced by multidisciplinary work shift evaluations?
    Judith K Sluiter
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 31:1409-14. 2005
    ..To study the implementation of multidisciplinary structured work shift evaluations at a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) to enhance team communication...
  20. doi request reprint Work ability: a new outcome measure in rheumatoid arthritis?
    H G Raterman
    Department of Rheumatology, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Rheumatol 39:127-31. 2010
    ..To assess the relationship between disease activity and work ability, quality of life (QoL), and fatigue in patients with RA during a 12-month course of the tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-blocking agent adalimumab...
  21. ncbi request reprint Work ability of Dutch employees with rheumatoid arthritis
    E M de Croon
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Centre, Research Institute, Amsterdam Centre for Health and Health Care Research AmCOGG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Rheumatol 34:277-83. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint The relation between work-induced neuroendocrine reactivity and recovery, subjective need for recovery, and health status
    J K Sluiter
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 50:29-37. 2001
    ....
  23. pmc Psychometric properties of the Need for Recovery after work scale: test-retest reliability and sensitivity to detect change
    E M de Croon
    Academic Medical Center, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Research Institute AmCOGG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 63:202-6. 2006
    ..The Need for Recovery scale (NFR), which quantifies workers' difficulties in recovering from work related exertions, may be a relevant instrument in this respect...
  24. pmc Prognostic factors for work ability in sicklisted employees with chronic diseases
    F G Slebus
    Academic Medical Center, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 64:814-9. 2007
    ..Identifying prognostic factors for work ability in sicklisted employees with myocardial infarction (MI), chronic low back pain (cLBP) and major depressive disorder (MDD) in order to establish an objective basis for work ability evaluation...
  25. doi request reprint Psychosocial work environment and mental health among construction workers
    J S Boschman
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, PO Box 22660, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Appl Ergon 44:748-55. 2013
    ..The findings in the present study indicate psychosocial risk factors for bricklayers and supervisors. In each occupation a considerable proportion of workers was positively screened for symptoms of common mental disorders...
  26. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of adjusting working height and mechanizing of transport on physical work demands and local discomfort in construction work
    Henk F van der Molen
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, AmCOGG Amsterdam Center for Health and Health Care Research, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 47:772-83. 2004
    ..Local discomfort of the lower back was significantly less in the ergonomic conditions, while no significant difference was found for local discomfort of the shoulder between both conditions in bricklayers' assistants...
  27. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a feedback signal in a computer mouse on upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms: a randomised controlled trial with an 8-month follow-up
    E M Meijer
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 66:305-11. 2009
    ..To study the effectiveness of using a computer mouse with a feedback signal for upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms in office workers...
  28. doi request reprint Perceived work ability, quality of life, and fatigue in patients with rheumatoid arthritis after a 6-month course of TNF inhibitors: prospective intervention study and partial economic evaluation
    J L Hoving
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health and Research Centre for Insurance Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Rheumatol 38:246-50. 2009
    ..The objective of this exploratory study was to evaluate the effects and costs of a 6-month course of tumour necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors on work ability, quality of life, and fatigue in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  29. doi request reprint Prognostic factors of return to work after acquired brain injury: a systematic review
    J M van Velzen
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain Inj 23:385-95. 2009
    ..To provide insight into the prognostic and non-prognostic factors of return to work (RTW) in people with traumatic and non-traumatic acquired brain injury (ABI) who were working before injury...
  30. doi request reprint The associations between psychosocial workload and mental health complaints in different age groups
    I Zoer
    Academic Medical Center, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 54:943-52. 2011
    ..This study found that emotional workload in younger and lack of social support in older employees were associated with a higher risk of mental health complaints. Work pressure was a risk factor in all age groups...
  31. doi request reprint Criterion-related validity of functional capacity evaluation lifting tests on future work disability risk and return to work in the construction industry
    V Gouttebarge
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 66:657-63. 2009
    ..To assess the criterion-related validity of the five Ergo-Kit (EK) functional capacity evaluation (FCE) lifting tests in construction workers on sick leave due to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Construct validity of functional capacity evaluation lifting tests in construction workers on sick leave as a result of musculoskeletal disorders
    Vincent Gouttebarge
    Department of Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:302-8. 2009
    ..To assess the construct (discriminative and convergent) validity of 5 Ergo-Kit (EK) functional capacity evaluation (FCE) lifting tests in construction workers on sick leave as a result of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a multidisciplinary treatment for patients with chronic non-specific upper-limb musculoskeletal disorders: a pilot study
    C H A Schakenraad
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Research Institute Amsterdam Centre for Health Care Research AmCOGG, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Med (Lond) 54:576-8. 2004
    ..Objective To evaluate the effect of a multidisciplinary treatment programme on well-being, disability and return to work in patients with chronic non-specific upper-limb disorders...
  34. doi request reprint A systematic review of job-specific workers' health surveillance activities for fire-fighting, ambulance, police and military personnel
    M J Plat
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 84:839-57. 2011
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Work ability assessment in prolonged depressive illness
    F G Slebus
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Med (Lond) 60:307-9. 2010
    ..Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a complex disease and therefore the assessment of work ability in patients with MDD is complicated. A checklist has been developed to support such assessment...
  36. pmc World at work: bricklayers and bricklayers' assistants
    H F van der Molen
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, AmCOGG Amsterdam Center for Health and Health Care Research, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 61:89-93. 2004
  37. doi request reprint Effects of office innovation on office workers' health and performance
    Eline M Meijer
    Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 52:1027-38. 2009
    ..Office innovation is being administered often but up to now seldom evaluated on workers' health and productivity...
  38. ncbi request reprint Reliability of upper extremity tests measured by the Ergos work simulator: a pilot study
    Juliette M Boadella
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Research Institute for Health and Health Care Research AmCOGG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 13:219-32. 2003
    ..It was concluded that repeated upper extremity FCE testing in the present pilot study was found to be reliable over a 4-week period in healthy subjects...
  39. pmc Is workstyle a mediating factor for pain in the upper extremity over time?
    Eline M Meijer
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 18:262-6. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if workstyle is a mediating factor for upper extremity pain in a changing work environment of office workers over time...
  40. doi request reprint Participation in a workplace web-based health risk assessment program
    E B Colkesen
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:586-9. 2011
    ..Web-based health risk assessment (HRA) programs can be effective in primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases (CVD). Insight into determinants of participation could improve implementation in the workplace...
  41. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with long-term sick leave in sick-listed employees: a systematic review
    P M Dekkers-Sánchez
    Academic Medical Center, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, PO Box 22700, NL 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 65:153-7. 2008
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to investigate which factors are associated with continued sick leave among workers on sick leave for at least 6 weeks...
  42. pmc Predictive factors of work disability in rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic literature review
    E M de Croon
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Centre, Research Institute Amsterdam Centre for Health and Health Care Research, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:1362-7. 2004
    ..Until now, factors that predict work disability in RA have not been systematically reviewed...
  43. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of effective return-to-work treatment programs for sick-listed patients with non-specific musculoskeletal complaints: a systematic review
    Eline M Meijer
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Amsterdam, Research Institute AmCOGG, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 78:523-32. 2005
    ..The focus here lies on the composition of effective treatment programs, itemized for regional non-specific musculoskeletal complaints...
  44. doi request reprint Health and safety in waste collection: Towards evidence-based worker health surveillance
    P Paul F M Kuijer
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Ind Med 53:1040-64. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess work demands, acute physiologic responses, illnesses, and injuries as a starting point for worker health surveillance (WHS)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Implementation of participatory ergonomics intervention in construction companies
    Henk F van der Molen
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Centre, PO Box 22700 NL 1 100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:191-204. 2005
    ..The effectiveness of the implementation of participatory ergonomics intervention to reduce physical work demands in construction work was studied...
  46. ncbi request reprint The use of ergonomic measures and musculoskeletal complaints among carpenters and pavers in a 4.5-year follow-up study
    Henk F van der Molen
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 52:954-63. 2009
    ..It is recommended to select, apply and monitor powerful implementation strategies to ensure the use of effective ergonomic measures at construction sites...
  47. doi request reprint The impact of common mental disorders on the work functioning of nurses and allied health professionals: a systematic review
    Fania R Gärtner
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:1047-61. 2010
    ..This study aims to inventory aspects of work functioning of nurses and allied health professionals that are affected by common mental disorders...
  48. ncbi request reprint Behavioural change phases of different stakeholders involved in the implementation process of ergonomics measures in bricklaying
    Henk F van der Molen
    Academic Medical Center, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Coronel Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health, Research Institute AmCOGG, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Appl Ergon 36:449-59. 2005
    ..between [corrected] fulfilled and unfulfilled change phases by each stakeholder (group) and actual use of each ergonomic measure requires further study, so as to improve the selection of suitable implementation strategies [corrected]..
  49. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of perpetuating factors for long term sick leave and promoting factors for return to work: chronic work disabled patients in their own words
    Patricia M Dekkers-Sánchez
    Academic Medical Center, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 42:544-52. 2010
    ..This study provides insight, from the perspective of chronic work disabled patients, into the perpetuating factors for long-term sick leave and promoting factors for return to work...
  50. ncbi request reprint The effect of office concepts on worker health and performance: a systematic review of the literature
    Einar M De Croon
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Center, Research Institute Amsterdam Center for Health and Health Care Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 48:119-34. 2005
    ..Attention should be paid, in particular, to effects of workplace openness by providing acoustic and visual protection...
  51. ncbi request reprint Occupation-specific screening for future sickness absence: criterion validity of the trucker strain monitor (TSM)
    Einar M De Croon
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Center, Research Institute Amsterdam Center for Health and Health, Care Research AmCOGG, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 78:27-34. 2005
    ..For this purpose, the 10-item trucker strain monitor (TSM) assessing work-related fatigue and sleeping problems in truck drivers was developed...
  52. ncbi request reprint Need for recovery after work predicts sickness absence: a 2-year prospective cohort study in truck drivers
    Einar M De Croon
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Center, Research Institute, Amsterdam Center for Health and Health Care Research AmCOGG, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 55:331-9. 2003
    ..The need for recovery after work scale reflects the extent to which workers have difficulties to recover adequately from work-related fatigue after a working day...
  53. ncbi request reprint Stressful work, psychological job strain, and turnover: a 2-year prospective cohort study of truck drivers
    Einar M De Croon
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Amsterdam Academic Medical Center, Research Institute Amsterdam Center for Health and Health Care Research AmCOGG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Appl Psychol 89:442-54. 2004
    ..These findings provide a thorough validation of existing turnover theory and give new insights into the turnover (decision) process...
  54. ncbi request reprint Development of a job-specific FCE protocol: the work demands of hospital nurses as an example
    Monique H Frings-Dresen
    AmCOGG, Research Institute Amsterdam Center for Health and Health Care Research, Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 13:233-48. 2003
    ..The testing time of the original Ergos protocol is four times longer compared to the new job-specific protocol...
  55. doi request reprint Complementary value of functional capacity evaluation for physicians in assessing the physical work ability of workers with musculoskeletal disorders
    Haije Wind
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:435-43. 2009
    ..To study the complementary value of information from functional capacity evaluation (FCE) for insurance physicians (IPs) who assess the physical work ability of claimants with long-term musculoskeletal disorders (MSD)...
  56. ncbi request reprint The utility of functional capacity evaluation: the opinion of physicians and other experts in the field of return to work and disability claims
    Haije Wind
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, AmCOGG Amsterdam Center for Research into Health and Health Care, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:528-34. 2006
    ..This qualitative study explored how Dutch experts perceive the utility of functional capacity evaluation (FCE) for return to work (RTW) and disability claim (DC) assessment purposes...
  57. ncbi request reprint What is known about temperature and complaints in the upper extremity? A systematic review in the VDU work environment
    Eline M Meijer
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Research Institute AmCOGG, Amsterdam Centre for Health and Health Care Research, PO Box 22700, 1100 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:445-52. 2006
    ..Upper extremity musculoskeletal complaints and disorders are frequently reported among visual display units (VDU) workers. These complaints include cold forearms, hands or fingers...
  58. ncbi request reprint Work-ability evaluation: a piece of cake or a hard nut to crack?
    Frans G Slebus
    Academic Medical Center, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 29:1295-300. 2007
    ..To describe what aspects, categorized according to the ICF model, insurance physicians (IPs) take into account in assessing short- and long-term work-ability...
  59. ncbi request reprint Effects of a thermal-insulating mouse pad on temperature of forearm and hand during computer tasks
    Eline M Meijer
    Academic Medical Center Universiteit of Amsterdam, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Research Institute AmCOGG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 49:822-31. 2006
    ..The thermal-insulating pad was rated as more comfortable and less uncomfortable than a regular desktop during mouse tasks. A large size is recommended for the thermal-insulating pad...
  60. ncbi request reprint Reliability and agreement of 5 Ergo-Kit functional capacity evaluation lifting tests in subjects with low back pain
    Vincent Gouttebarge
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1365-70. 2006
    ..To assess interrater reliability and agreement of 5 Ergo-Kit functional capacity evaluation lifting tests in subjects with low back pain (LBP)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Is the use of ergonomic measures associated with behavioural change phases?
    Henk F van der Molen
    Academic Medical Center, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Research Institute AmCOGG, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 49:1-11. 2006
    ..It is recommended for activities to be carried out-primarily by employers/planners-to facilitate as many behavioural change phases as possible in order to stimulate actual use of ergonomic measures at worksites...
  62. doi request reprint Work ability in sick-listed patients with major depressive disorder
    Frans G Slebus
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Med (Lond) 58:475-9. 2008
    ..Major depressive disorder (MDD) is often a chronic relapsing disease resulting in work disability. For evaluation purposes a practical set of aspects of work ability would be helpful...
  63. ncbi request reprint Conceptual framework for the implementation of interventions in the construction industry
    Henk F van der Molen
    Academic Medical Center, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Research Institute AmCOGG, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:96-103. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the necessary steps to define the implementation of interventions aimed at reducing physical work demands due to manual materials handling in the construction industry...
  64. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of measures and implementation strategies in reducing physical work demands due to manual handling at work
    Henk F van der Molen
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam Department Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Research Institute AmCOGG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:75-87. 2005
    ..The higher quality studies that showed improvement in behavior indicate the importance of using facilitating and educational strategies in the implementation of ergonomic measures...
  65. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of multidisciplinary treatment in sick-listed patients with upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders: a randomized, controlled trial with one-year follow-up
    Eline M Meijer
    Academic Medical Center, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Research Institute AmCOGG, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:654-64. 2006
    ..To determine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a return-to-work outpatient multidisciplinary treatment programme for sick-listed workers with non-specific upper extremity musculoskeletal complaints...
  66. pmc Effect of Functional Capacity Evaluation information on the judgment of physicians about physical work ability in the context of disability claims
    Haije Wind
    Academic Medical Center, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:1087-96. 2009
    ..To test whether Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) information lead insurance physicians (IPs) to change their judgment about the physical work ability of claimants with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)...
  67. ncbi request reprint Intra- and interrater reliability of the Ergo-Kit functional capacity evaluation method in adults without musculoskeletal complaints
    Vincent Gouttebarge
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:2354-60. 2005
    ..To evaluate the intra- and interrater reliability of tests from the Ergo-Kit (EK) functional capacity evaluation method in adults without musculoskeletal complaints...
  68. doi request reprint Clients' and RTW experts' view on the utility of FCE for the assessment of physical work ability, prognosis for work participation and advice on return to work
    L W Pas
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 87:331-8. 2014
    ..To describe clients' and experts' view on the utility of functional capacity evaluation (FCE) for the assessment of physical work ability, prognosis for work participation and advice on return to work (RTW)...
  69. doi request reprint The impact of common mental disorders on work ability in mentally and physically demanding construction work
    J S Boschman
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22660, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 87:51-9. 2014
    ....
  70. doi request reprint Preventive actions taken by workers after workers' health surveillance: a controlled trial
    J S Boschman
    From the Coronel Institute of Occupational Health Drs Boschman, Van der Molen, Frings Dresen, and Sluiter, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Arbouw Dr Van der Molen, Dutch Health and Safety Institute in the Construction Industry, Harderwijk, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 55:1401-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate construction workers' preventive actions and occupational physician's (OPs) recommendations after a job-specific workers' health surveillance (WHS) compared with the currently used generic WHS...
  71. pmc Impaired work functioning due to common mental disorders in nurses and allied health professionals: the Nurses Work Functioning Questionnaire
    F R Gärtner
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 85:125-38. 2012
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study is to develop a detection questionnaire for impaired work functioning due to CMDs in nurses and allied health professionals working in hospitals...
  72. doi request reprint How many people return to work after acquired brain injury?: a systematic review
    J M van Velzen
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, PO Box 22700, Amsterdam 1100 DE, The Netherlands
    Brain Inj 23:473-88. 2009
    ..Secondary objectives were to investigate the differences in outcome between traumatic and non-traumatic causes, the development of RTW over time and whether or not people return to their former job...
  73. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of top-down implementation of health regulations in the transport sector in a 5-year period
    Merel Schuring
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 77:53-9. 2004
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Improvement of work ability, quality of life, and fatigue in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with adalimumab
    Marieke M J Herenius
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 52:618-21. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of 12-month treatment with adalimumab on work ability, quality of life, and fatigue in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  75. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of instruments measuring job satisfaction--a systematic review
    N van Saane
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Amsterdam Center for Research into Health and Health Care AmCOGG, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Med (Lond) 53:191-200. 2003
    ..Aim The aim of this systematic review is to select job satisfaction instruments of adequate reliability and validity for use as evaluative tools in hospital environments...
  76. pmc Clinimetric quality of the fire fighting simulation test as part of the Dutch fire fighters Workers' Health Surveillance
    Marie Christine J Plat
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:32. 2010
    ..Clinimetric data for the fire fighting simulation test (FFST), a new test proposed for the Workers' Health Surveillance (WHS) of Dutch fire fighters, were evaluated...
  77. doi request reprint The eye-complaint questionnaire in a visual display unit work environment: internal consistency and test-retest reliability
    Ivan A Steenstra
    Academic Medical Center, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 52:334-44. 2009
    ..85). This questionnaire is a reliable and consistent instrument for easily assessing eye complaints in office work. The timing of the measurements must be kept in consideration since measurements are confounded by exposures over the day...
  78. ncbi request reprint On-site observations of physical work demands of train conductors and service electricians in the Netherlands
    Daan Botje
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 53:1016-23. 2010
    ..Risk factors were identified in both professions, providing insights concerning preventative measures...
  79. ncbi request reprint What do referred patients with upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders expect of a multidisciplinary treatment and what is the perceived value?
    Eline M Meijer
    Academic Medical Center, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 30:541-50. 2008
    ..To describe reasons for not starting and to determine expectations and perceived value of multidisciplinary treatment among referred patients, sick-listed due to upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders..
  80. doi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of heart rate variability and respiration rate measurements in participants with prolonged fatigue complaints
    Judith K Sluiter
    Academic Medical Center, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:623-30. 2009
    ....
  81. doi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of the stair-climb test for fire fighters
    Marie Christine J Plat
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 83:725-31. 2010
    ..A new job-specific test for fire fighters, the stair-climb test (FFstair-climb) was evaluated for reproducibility and validity for use in future workers' health surveillance...
  82. doi request reprint Medical examinations undertaken by Dutch professional football clubs
    V Gouttebarge
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam 1100 DE, The Netherlands
    Occup Med (Lond) 64:13-6. 2014
    ..Only a limited number of clubs meet Dutch guidelines for periodic medical examinations of workers. ..
  83. ncbi request reprint Fear of movement and (re)injury in chronic musculoskeletal pain: Evidence for an invariant two-factor model of the Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia across pain diagnoses and Dutch, Swedish, and Canadian samples
    Jeffrey Roelofs
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pain 131:181-90. 2007
    ..Altogether, we consider the TSK-11 and its two subscales a psychometrically sound instrument of fear of movement and (re)injury and recommend to use this measure in future research as well as in clinical settings...