K I Proper

Summary

Affiliation: TNO Work and Employment
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Effectiveness of physical activity programs at worksites with respect to work-related outcomes
    Karin I Proper
    TNO Work and Employment, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 28:75-84. 2002
  2. ncbi The effectiveness of worksite physical activity programs on physical activity, physical fitness, and health
    Karin I Proper
    TNO Work and Employment, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Clin J Sport Med 13:106-17. 2003
  3. ncbi Effect of individual counseling on physical activity fitness and health: a randomized controlled trial in a workplace setting
    Karin I Proper
    Department of Social Medicine and Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 24:218-26. 2003
  4. pmc Short term effect of feedback on fitness and health measurements on self reported appraisal of the stage of change
    K I Proper
    Research Center Physical Activity, Work and Health, TNO VU, TNO Work and Employment, EMGO Institute and Department of Social Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 37:529-34. 2003
  5. pmc Worksite health promotion using individual counselling and the effectiveness on sick leave; results of a randomised controlled trial
    K I Proper
    TNO Work and Employment, Hoofddorp, Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 61:275-9. 2004
  6. ncbi Costs, benefits and effectiveness of worksite physical activity counseling from the employer's perspective
    Karin I Proper
    TNO Work and Employment, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 30:36-46. 2004
  7. doi Systematic review on the financial return of worksite health promotion programmes aimed at improving nutrition and/or increasing physical activity
    J M Van Dongen
    Research Center for Physical Activity, Work and Health, TNO VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 12:1031-49. 2011
  8. pmc Dose-response relation between physical activity and sick leave
    K I Proper
    Research Centre for Physical Activity, Work and Health, TNO VUmc, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 40:173-8. 2006
  9. ncbi [Cesar therapy is temporarily more effective in patients with chronic low back pain than the standard treatment by family practitioner: randomized, controlled and blinded clinical trial with 1 year follow-up]
    V H Hildebrandt
    Afd Beleidsonderzoek Arbeid en Gezondheid, TNO Arbeid, Hoofddorp
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 144:2258-64. 2000
  10. doi Meta-analyses of workplace physical activity and dietary behaviour interventions on weight outcomes
    L M Verweij
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Research Center Physical Activity, Work and Health, TNO VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 12:406-29. 2011

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Publications17

  1. ncbi Effectiveness of physical activity programs at worksites with respect to work-related outcomes
    Karin I Proper
    TNO Work and Employment, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 28:75-84. 2002
    ..Future randomized controlled trials should pay special attention to the description of randomization, inclusion criteria, compliance, and analyses according to intention to treat...
  2. ncbi The effectiveness of worksite physical activity programs on physical activity, physical fitness, and health
    Karin I Proper
    TNO Work and Employment, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Clin J Sport Med 13:106-17. 2003
    ..To critically review the literature with respect to the effectiveness of worksite physical activity programs on physical activity, physical fitness, and health...
  3. ncbi Effect of individual counseling on physical activity fitness and health: a randomized controlled trial in a workplace setting
    Karin I Proper
    Department of Social Medicine and Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 24:218-26. 2003
    ..Counseling content derived from the Patient-centered Assessment and Counseling for Exercise and Nutrition (PACE) program...
  4. pmc Short term effect of feedback on fitness and health measurements on self reported appraisal of the stage of change
    K I Proper
    Research Center Physical Activity, Work and Health, TNO VU, TNO Work and Employment, EMGO Institute and Department of Social Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 37:529-34. 2003
    ..Practitioners have suggested that feedback on the fitness and health components can produce a change in a subject's awareness of their behaviour and thereby lead to a beneficial change in stage of behaviour change...
  5. pmc Worksite health promotion using individual counselling and the effectiveness on sick leave; results of a randomised controlled trial
    K I Proper
    TNO Work and Employment, Hoofddorp, Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 61:275-9. 2004
    ..To investigate the effectiveness of a worksite health promotion programme by individual counselling on sick leave...
  6. ncbi Costs, benefits and effectiveness of worksite physical activity counseling from the employer's perspective
    Karin I Proper
    TNO Work and Employment, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 30:36-46. 2004
    ..This study evaluated the impact of worksite physical activity counseling using cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses...
  7. doi Systematic review on the financial return of worksite health promotion programmes aimed at improving nutrition and/or increasing physical activity
    J M Van Dongen
    Research Center for Physical Activity, Work and Health, TNO VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 12:1031-49. 2011
    ..Since these programmes are associated with additional types of benefits, conclusions about their overall profitability cannot be made...
  8. pmc Dose-response relation between physical activity and sick leave
    K I Proper
    Research Centre for Physical Activity, Work and Health, TNO VUmc, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 40:173-8. 2006
    ..To investigate the dose-response relation between moderate and vigorous physical activity and sick leave in a working population...
  9. ncbi [Cesar therapy is temporarily more effective in patients with chronic low back pain than the standard treatment by family practitioner: randomized, controlled and blinded clinical trial with 1 year follow-up]
    V H Hildebrandt
    Afd Beleidsonderzoek Arbeid en Gezondheid, TNO Arbeid, Hoofddorp
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 144:2258-64. 2000
    ..To determine the effectiveness of a special form of exercise therapy ('Cesar therapy') on self reported recovery and improvement of posture amongst patients with chronic aspecific lower back pain...
  10. doi Meta-analyses of workplace physical activity and dietary behaviour interventions on weight outcomes
    L M Verweij
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Research Center Physical Activity, Work and Health, TNO VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 12:406-29. 2011
    ..As the clinical relevance of the pooled effects may be substantial on a population level, we recommend workplace physical activity and dietary behaviour interventions, including an environment component, in order to prevent weight gain...
  11. doi The relationship between overweight and obesity, and sick leave: a systematic review
    D C van Duijvenbode
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:807-16. 2009
    ..To investigate the relationship between overweight and obesity and sick leave...
  12. doi Relationship between young peoples' sedentary behaviour and biomedical health indicators: a systematic review of prospective studies
    M J M Chinapaw
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 12:e621-32. 2011
    ..Thus there is evidence to limit screen time in young people in order to prevent low levels of fitness. The possible detrimental health effects of prolonged or excessive sitting on other health indicators needs further study...
  13. ncbi Physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and body mass index in relationship to work productivity and sickness absence in computer workers with preexisting neck and upper limb symptoms
    Claire M Bernaards
    Research Centre for Physical Activity, Work and Health TNO VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 49:633-40. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate associations among three modifiable risk factors (ie, physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and body mass index), work productivity, and sickness absence in computer workers...
  14. pmc Design of a RCT evaluating the (cost-) effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention for male construction workers at risk for cardiovascular disease: the health under construction study
    Iris F Groeneveld
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:1. 2008
    ..A major risk factor for CVD risk is an unhealthy lifestyle. The aim of our study is to design a lifestyle intervention for construction workers with an elevated CVD risk, and to evaluate its (cost-) effectiveness...
  15. ncbi Promoting physical activity with people in different places--a Dutch perspective
    Karin I Proper
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, Van der Boechorststraat 7, NL 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Sci Med Sport 9:371-7. 2006
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  16. ncbi Sedentary behavior in Dutch workers: differences between occupations and business sectors
    Marielle P Jans
    TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 33:450-4. 2007
    ..No published study has shown whether extended sitting at work is compensated for by sitting less during leisure time...
  17. ncbi Physical activity among Dutch workers--differences between occupations
    Karin I Proper
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, NL 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 43:42-5. 2006
    ..This study describes the total physical activity and the contribution of work to total physical activity among Dutch workers. The study was conducted in the Netherlands in the years 2000-2002...