Marieke F van Wier

Summary

Affiliation: VU University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc ALIFE@Work: a randomised controlled trial of a distance counselling lifestyle programme for weight control among an overweight working population [ISRCTN04265725]
    Marieke F van Wier
    Department of Public and Occupational Health EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 6:140. 2006
  2. pmc Phone and e-mail counselling are effective for weight management in an overweight working population: a randomized controlled trial
    Marieke F van Wier
    Department of Public and Occupational Health EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:6. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Effectiveness of phone and e-mail lifestyle counseling for long term weight control among overweight employees
    Marieke F van Wier
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 53:680-6. 2011
  4. pmc Economic evaluation of a weight control program with e-mail and telephone counseling among overweight employees: a randomized controlled trial
    Marieke F van Wier
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:112. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of an occupational health care guideline for prevention of weight gain among employees
    Marieke F van Wier
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 55:1100-9. 2013
  6. pmc Comparative effectiveness of lifestyle interventions on cardiovascular risk factors among a Dutch overweight working population: a randomized controlled trial
    Johanna C Dekkers
    EMGO Institute and Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:49. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit of a lifestyle intervention for workers in the construction industry at risk for cardiovascular disease
    Iris F Groeneveld
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 53:610-7. 2011
  8. pmc Trial-based economic evaluations in occupational health: principles, methods, and recommendations
    Johanna M van Dongen
    From the Department of Health Sciences and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research Ms van Dongen, Dr van Wier, Prof Dr van Tulder, and Dr Bosmans, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University Amsterdam Department of Public and Occupational Health and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research Ms van Dongen and Profs Drs Bongers and van der Beek, VU University Medical Center Research Center for Physical Activity, Work and Health Ms van Dongen, Dr van Wier, and Profs Drs Bongers, van der Beek, and van Tulder, TNO VU University Medical Center Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research Dr van Wier and Prof Dr van Tulder, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Institute for Work and Health, Toronto Dr Tompa, Department of Economics Dr Tompa, McMaster University, Hamilton Dalla Lana School of Public Health Dr Tompa, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada and TNO Healthy Living Prof Dr Bongers, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 56:563-72. 2014
  9. doi request reprint A cost-effectiveness and return-on-investment analysis of a worksite vitality intervention among older hospital workers: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Johanna M van Dongen
    Research Center for Physical Activity, Work, and Health, TNO VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 55:337-46. 2013
  10. pmc Bridging the gap between the economic evaluation literature and daily practice in occupational health: a qualitative study among decision-makers in the healthcare sector
    Johanna M van Dongen
    Research Center for Physical Activity, Work and Health, TNO VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Implement Sci 8:57. 2013

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc ALIFE@Work: a randomised controlled trial of a distance counselling lifestyle programme for weight control among an overweight working population [ISRCTN04265725]
    Marieke F van Wier
    Department of Public and Occupational Health EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 6:140. 2006
    ..This article describes the design of the study and the participant flow up to and including randomisation...
  2. pmc Phone and e-mail counselling are effective for weight management in an overweight working population: a randomized controlled trial
    Marieke F van Wier
    Department of Public and Occupational Health EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:6. 2009
    ..Secondary purposes were to establish effects on waist circumference and lifestyle behaviours, and to assess which communication method is the most effective...
  3. doi request reprint Effectiveness of phone and e-mail lifestyle counseling for long term weight control among overweight employees
    Marieke F van Wier
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 53:680-6. 2011
    ..To determine the effectiveness of a weight-management program with personal counseling by phone or e-mail...
  4. pmc Economic evaluation of a weight control program with e-mail and telephone counseling among overweight employees: a randomized controlled trial
    Marieke F van Wier
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:112. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to perform an economic evaluation of a six-month program with lifestyle counseling aimed at weight reduction in an overweight working population with a two-year time horizon from a societal perspective...
  5. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of an occupational health care guideline for prevention of weight gain among employees
    Marieke F van Wier
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 55:1100-9. 2013
    ..To determine the cost-effectiveness and the financial return of a guideline for occupational physicians (OPs), aimed at the prevention of weight gain among employees...
  6. pmc Comparative effectiveness of lifestyle interventions on cardiovascular risk factors among a Dutch overweight working population: a randomized controlled trial
    Johanna C Dekkers
    EMGO Institute and Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:49. 2011
    ..The main aim of this study was to investigate lifestyle intervention effects on cardiovascular risk factors in healthy overweight employees...
  7. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit of a lifestyle intervention for workers in the construction industry at risk for cardiovascular disease
    Iris F Groeneveld
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 53:610-7. 2011
    ..To investigate the cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit of a lifestyle intervention for construction workers with an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease...
  8. pmc Trial-based economic evaluations in occupational health: principles, methods, and recommendations
    Johanna M van Dongen
    From the Department of Health Sciences and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research Ms van Dongen, Dr van Wier, Prof Dr van Tulder, and Dr Bosmans, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University Amsterdam Department of Public and Occupational Health and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research Ms van Dongen and Profs Drs Bongers and van der Beek, VU University Medical Center Research Center for Physical Activity, Work and Health Ms van Dongen, Dr van Wier, and Profs Drs Bongers, van der Beek, and van Tulder, TNO VU University Medical Center Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research Dr van Wier and Prof Dr van Tulder, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Institute for Work and Health, Toronto Dr Tompa, Department of Economics Dr Tompa, McMaster University, Hamilton Dalla Lana School of Public Health Dr Tompa, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada and TNO Healthy Living Prof Dr Bongers, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 56:563-72. 2014
    ..This study also helps consumers of this literature with understanding and critically appraising trial-based economic evaluations of OHS interventions. ..
  9. doi request reprint A cost-effectiveness and return-on-investment analysis of a worksite vitality intervention among older hospital workers: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Johanna M van Dongen
    Research Center for Physical Activity, Work, and Health, TNO VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 55:337-46. 2013
    ..To conduct a cost-effectiveness and return-on-investment analysis comparing a worksite vitality intervention with usual care...
  10. pmc Bridging the gap between the economic evaluation literature and daily practice in occupational health: a qualitative study among decision-makers in the healthcare sector
    Johanna M van Dongen
    Research Center for Physical Activity, Work and Health, TNO VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Implement Sci 8:57. 2013
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  11. pmc Accuracy of self-reported body weight, height and waist circumference in a Dutch overweight working population
    Johanna C Dekkers
    EMGO Institute and Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:69. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint [Worksite physical activity and nutrition programmes: beneficial to our health and wallet?]
    Marieke F van Wier
    EMGO Instituut voor onderzoek naar gezondheid en zorg, afd Epidemiologie en Biostatistiek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 157:A4963. 2013
    ..It would probably be more effective and economical to set up a broad range of interventions and measures. This requires more research, however, as well as more opportunities for offering tailor-made programmes...