Frank H Pierik

Summary

Affiliation: TNO Quality of Life
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Schoolyard physical activity of 6-11 year old children assessed by GPS and accelerometry
    Dirk Dessing
    TNO, Department of Urban Environment and Safety, PO Box 80015, 3508 TA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:97. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The hypothalamus-pituitary-testis axis in boys during the first six months of life: a comparison of cryptorchidism and hypospadias cases with controls
    Frank H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Androl 32:453-61. 2009
  3. pmc Maternal pregnancy serum level of heptachlor epoxide, hexachlorobenzene, and beta-hexachlorocyclohexane and risk of cryptorchidism in offspring
    Frank H Pierik
    Department of Reproduction and Perinatology, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Environ Res 105:364-9. 2007
  4. pmc Air pollution exposure and markers of placental growth and function: the generation R study
    Edith H van den Hooven
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1753-9. 2012
  5. pmc Air pollution exposure estimation using dispersion modelling and continuous monitoring data in a prospective birth cohort study in The Netherlands
    Edith H van den Hooven
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Health 11:9. 2012
  6. pmc Chronic air pollution exposure during pregnancy and maternal and fetal C-reactive protein levels: the Generation R Study
    Edith H van den Hooven
    Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 120:746-51. 2012
  7. pmc Air pollution exposure during pregnancy, ultrasound measures of fetal growth, and adverse birth outcomes: a prospective cohort study
    Edith H van den Hooven
    Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 120:150-6. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint The cryptorchidism prevalence among infants in the general population of Rotterdam, the Netherlands
    Frank H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Androl 28:248-52. 2005
  9. pmc Air pollution, fetal and infant tobacco smoke exposure, and wheezing in preschool children: a population-based prospective birth cohort
    Agnes M M Sonnenschein-van der Voort
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Health 11:91. 2012
  10. pmc Maternal and paternal risk factors for cryptorchidism and hypospadias: a case-control study in newborn boys
    Frank H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1570-6. 2004

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Publications15

  1. pmc Schoolyard physical activity of 6-11 year old children assessed by GPS and accelerometry
    Dirk Dessing
    TNO, Department of Urban Environment and Safety, PO Box 80015, 3508 TA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:97. 2013
    ..Moreover, the contribution of schoolyard physical activity towards achieving the recommended guideline for daily physical activity was investigated...
  2. doi request reprint The hypothalamus-pituitary-testis axis in boys during the first six months of life: a comparison of cryptorchidism and hypospadias cases with controls
    Frank H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Androl 32:453-61. 2009
    ..The lower testosterone and NSBT levels indicate that disturbed Leydig cell function can already be detected early after birth in cryptorchid boys...
  3. pmc Maternal pregnancy serum level of heptachlor epoxide, hexachlorobenzene, and beta-hexachlorocyclohexane and risk of cryptorchidism in offspring
    Frank H Pierik
    Department of Reproduction and Perinatology, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Environ Res 105:364-9. 2007
    ..These results provide little support for an association of cryptorchidism with exposure to low levels of HCE or HCB. For beta-HCCH the findings were somewhat suggestive of an association but were inconclusive...
  4. pmc Air pollution exposure and markers of placental growth and function: the generation R study
    Edith H van den Hooven
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1753-9. 2012
    ..Air pollution exposure during pregnancy might affect placental growth and function, perhaps leading to pregnancy complications...
  5. pmc Air pollution exposure estimation using dispersion modelling and continuous monitoring data in a prospective birth cohort study in The Netherlands
    Edith H van den Hooven
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Health 11:9. 2012
    ..The Generation R Study provides unique possibilities to examine effects of short- and long-term air pollution exposure on various maternal and childhood outcomes and to identify potential critical windows of exposure...
  6. pmc Chronic air pollution exposure during pregnancy and maternal and fetal C-reactive protein levels: the Generation R Study
    Edith H van den Hooven
    Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 120:746-51. 2012
    ..Exposure to air pollution has been associated with higher C-reactive protein (CRP) levels, suggesting an inflammatory response. Not much is known about this association in pregnancy...
  7. pmc Air pollution exposure during pregnancy, ultrasound measures of fetal growth, and adverse birth outcomes: a prospective cohort study
    Edith H van den Hooven
    Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 120:150-6. 2012
    ..Air pollution exposure during pregnancy might have trimester-specific effects on fetal growth...
  8. ncbi request reprint The cryptorchidism prevalence among infants in the general population of Rotterdam, the Netherlands
    Frank H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Androl 28:248-52. 2005
    ..Our cross-sectional design does not allow for analysis of a temporal trend, but provides a baseline for future trend studies. To study cryptorchidism rates, trends, and risk factors, a systematic case ascertainment is warranted...
  9. pmc Air pollution, fetal and infant tobacco smoke exposure, and wheezing in preschool children: a population-based prospective birth cohort
    Agnes M M Sonnenschein-van der Voort
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Health 11:91. 2012
    ..We examined the associations of exposure to ambient particulate matter (PM10) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) with the risk of wheezing in preschool children, and assessed whether these associations were modified by tobacco smoke exposure...
  10. pmc Maternal and paternal risk factors for cryptorchidism and hypospadias: a case-control study in newborn boys
    Frank H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1570-6. 2004
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  11. pmc Fetal growth and prenatal exposure to bisphenol A: the generation R study
    Claudia A Snijder
    Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 121:393-8. 2013
    ..Prenatal exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) has been associated with adverse birth outcomes, but findings of previous studies have been inconsistent...
  12. pmc Residential traffic exposure and pregnancy-related outcomes: a prospective birth cohort study
    Edith H van den Hooven
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Health 8:59. 2009
    ..The considerable traffic-related intra-urban spatial variation needs to be considered in exposure assessment. Residential proximity to traffic is a proxy for traffic-related exposures that takes into account within-city contrasts...
  13. ncbi request reprint Inhibin B: a novel marker of spermatogenesis
    Frank H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Med 35:12-20. 2003
    ..The serum inhibin B level has proven to be valuable in the evaluation of spermatogenesis, and holds a promise for further research...
  14. ncbi request reprint A high hypospadias rate in The Netherlands
    Frank H Pierik
    Department of Andrology, Erasmus Medical Centre, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 17:1112-5. 2002
    ..Reports on increasing hypospadias trends are based on birth defect registries, which are prone to inaccuracy. We assessed the prevalence of hypospadias precisely, by prospective examination of all newborns in Rotterdam over a 2-year period...
  15. pmc Urinary metabolite concentrations of organophosphorous pesticides, bisphenol A, and phthalates among pregnant women in Rotterdam, the Netherlands: the Generation R study
    Xibiao Ye
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, MD A3 05, PO Box 12233, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Environ Res 108:260-7. 2008
    ..The data indicate that the Generation R study population provides a wide distribution of selected environmental exposures. Reasons for the relatively high levels and possible health effects need investigation...