Occupational health interventions

Lammerts L, Schaafsma FG, Eikelenboom M, Vermeulen SJ, van Mechelen W, Anema JR, Penninx BW. Longitudinal Associations Between Biopsychosocial Factors and Sustainable Return to Work of Sick-Listed Workers with a Depressive or Anxiety Disorder. J Occup Rehabil 2015 Jun 21.

Coffeng JK, van Sluijs EM, Hendriksen IJ, van Mechelen W, Boot CR. Physical Activity and Relaxation During and After Work are Independently Associated With the Need for Recovery. J Phys Act Health 2015 Jan;12(1):109-15.

Geraedts AS, Kleiboer AM, Twisk J, Wiezer NM, van Mechelen W, Cuijpers P. Long-term results of a web-based guided self-help intervention for employees with depressive symptoms: randomized controlled trial. J Med Internet Res 2014;16(7):e168.

Lammerts L, Vermeulen SJ, Schaafsma FG, van Mechelen W, Anema JR. Return to work of workers without a permanent employment contract, sick-listed due to a common mental disorder: design of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health 2014;14:594.

Coffeng JK, Boot CRL, Duijts SF, Twisk JW, van Mechelen W, Hendriksen IJ. Effectiveness of a worksite social & physical environment intervention on need for recovery, physical activity and relaxation; results of a randomized controlled trial. PLoS One 2014;9(12):e114860.

Wierenga D, Engbers LH, van Empelen P, De Moes KJ, Wittink H, Grundemann R, van Mechelen W. The implementation of multiple lifestyle interventions in two organizations: a process evaluation. J Occup Environ Med 2014 Nov;56(11):1195-206.

van Scheppingen AR, de Vroome EM, Ten Have KC, Bos EH, Zwetsloot GI, van Mechelen W. Inducing a health-promoting change process within an organization: the effectiveness of a large-scale intervention on social capital, openness, and autonomous motivation toward health. J Occup Environ Med 2014 Nov;56(11):1128-36.

van Scheppingen AR, de Vroome EM, Ten Have KC, Zwetsloot GJ, Wiezer N, van Mechelen W. Vitality at work and its associations with lifestyle, self-determination, organizational culture, and with employees' performance and sustainable employability. Work 2014 Sep 23.

Geraedts AS, Fokkema M, Kleiboer AM, Smit F, Wiezer NW, Majo MC, van Mechelen W, Cuijpers P, Penninx BW. The Longitudinal Prediction of Costs due to Health Care Uptake and Productivity Losses in a Cohort of Employees With and Without Depression or Anxiety. J Occup Environ Med 2014 Aug;56(8):794-801.

van Scheppingen AR, de Vroome EM, Ten Have KC, Zwetsloot GI, Bos EH, van Mechelen W. Motivations for health and their associations with lifestyle, work style, health, vitality, and employee productivity. J Occup Environ Med 2014 May;56(5):540-6.

Geraedts AS, Kleiboer AM, Wiezer NM, van Mechelen W, Cuijpers P. Short-term effects of a web-based guided self-help intervention for employees with depressive symptoms: randomized controlled trial. J Med Internet Res 2014;16(5):e121.

Vonk Noordegraaf A, Anema J, van Mechelen W, Knol D, van Baal W, van Kesteren P, Brölmann H, Huirne J. A personalised eHealth programme reduces the duration until return to work after gynaecological surgery: results of a multicentre randomised trial. BJOG 2014 Feb 11.

Coffeng JK, Hendriksen IJ, Duijts SF, Twisk JW, van Mechelen W, Boot CRL. Effectiveness of a combined social and physical environmental intervention on presenteeism, absenteeism, work performance, and work engagement in office employees. J Occup Environ Med 2014 Mar;56(3):258-65.

Coffeng JK, van Sluijs EM, Hendriksen IJ, van Mechelen W, Boot CRL. Physical Activity and Relaxation During and After Work are Independently Associated With Need for Recovery. J Phys Act Health 2014 Feb 5.

Vehtari A, Reijonsaari K, Kahilakoski OP, Paananen M, van Mechelen W, Taimela S. The Influence of Selective Participation in a Physical Activity Intervention on the Generalizability of Findings. J Occup Environ Med 2014 Jan 13.

van der Starre RE, Coffeng JK, Hendriksen IJ, van Mechelen W, Boot CRL. Associations between overweight, obesity, health measures and need for recovery in office employees: a cross-sectional analysis. BMC Public Health 2013;13(1):1207.

Wierenga D, Engbers LH, van EP, Duijts S, Hildebrandt VH, van Mechelen W. What is actually measured in process evaluations for worksite health promotion programs: a systematic review. BMC Public Health 2013;13(1):1190.

Coffeng JK, Hendriksen IJ, van Mechelen W, Boot CR. Process evaluation of a worksite social and physical environmental intervention. J Occup Environ Med 2013 Dec;55(12):1409-20.

Vonk Noordegraaf A, Anema J, Louwerse M, Heymans M, van Mechelen W, Brolmann H, Huirne J. Prediction of time to return to work after gynaecological surgery: a prospective cohort study in the Netherlands. BJOG 2013 Nov 19.

Geraedts AS, Kleiboer AM, Wiezer NM, van Mechelen W, Cuijpers P. Web-based guided self-help for employees with depressive symptoms (Happy@Work): design of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry 2013 Feb 18;13(1):61.

Verweij LM, Proper KI, Weel AN, Hulshof CT, van Mechelen W. Long-term effects of an occupational health guideline on employees' body weight-related outcomes, cardiovascular disease risk factors, and quality of life: results from a randomized controlled trial. Scand J Work Environ Health 2013 Jan 3.

Vonk Noordegraaf A, Huirne JA, Pittens CA, van Mechelen W, Broerse JE, Brölmann HA, Anema JR. eHealth Program to Empower Patients in Returning to Normal Activities and Work After Gynecological Surgery: Intervention Mapping as a Useful Method for Development. J Med Internet Res 2012;14(5):e124.

Wierenga D, Engbers LH, van Empelen P, Hildebrandt VH, van Mechelen W. The design of a real-time formative evaluation of the implementation process of lifestyle interventions at two worksites using a 7-step strategy (BRAVO@Work). BMC Public Health 2012 Aug 7;12(1):619.

Reijonsaari K, Vehtari A, Kahilakoski O, van Mechelen W, Aro T, Taimela S. The effectiveness of physical activity monitoring and distance counseling in an occupational setting - Results from a randomized controlled trial (CoAct). BMC Public Health 2012;12(1):344.

Verweij LM, Proper KI, Weel AN, Hulshof CT, van Mechelen W. The application of an occupational health guideline reduces sedentary behaviour and increases fruit intake at work: results from an RCT. Occup Environ Med 2012; 69(7):500-507.

Strijk JE, Proper KI, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W. A worksite vitality intervention to improve older workers' lifestyle and vitality-related outcomes: results of a randomised controlled trial. J Epidemiol Community Health 2012; 66(11):1071-1078.

Vlasveld MC, van der Feltz-Cornelis CM, Adèr HJ, Anema JR, Hoedeman R, van Mechelen W, Beekman AT. Collaborative care for major depressive disorder in an occupational healthcare setting. Br J Psychiatry 2011; 200(6):510-511.

Groeneveld IF, Proper KI, Absalah S, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W. An individually based lifestyle intervention for workers at risk for cardiovascular disease: a process evaluation. Am J Health Promot 2011;25(6):396-401.

Verweij LM, Proper KI, Hulshof CTJ, van Mechelen W. Process evaluation of an occupational health guideline aimed at preventing weight gain among employees. J Occup Environ Med 2011;53(7):722-729.

van Wier MF, Dekkers JC, Hendriksen IJM, Heymans MW, Ariens GAM, Pronk NP, Smid T, van Mechelen W. Effectiveness of phone and e-mail lifestyle counseling for long term weight control among overweight employees. J Occup Environ Med 2011;53(6):680-686.

Dekkers JC, van Wier MF, Ariens GA, Hendriksen IJ, Pronk NP, Smid T, van Mechelen W. Comparative effectiveness of lifestyle interventions on cardiovascular risk factors among a Dutch overweight working population: A randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health 2011;11(1):49.

Vermeulen SJ, Anema JR, Schellart AJ, Knol DL, van Mechelen W, van der Beek AJ. A Participatory Return-to-Work Intervention for Temporary Agency Workers and Unemployed Workers Sick-Listed Due to Musculoskeletal Disorders: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial. J Occup Rehabil 2011 21(3):313-324.

Groeneveld IF, Proper KI, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W. Sustained body weight reduction by an individual-based lifestyle intervention for workers in the construction industry at risk for cardiovascular disease: Results of a randomized controlled trial. Prev Med 2010;51(3-4):240-246.

Uegaki K, de Bruijne MC, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W, van Tulder MW. Economic Evaluations of Occupational Health Interventions from a Company's Perspective: A Systematic Review of Methods to Estimate the Cost of Health-Related Productivity Loss. J Occup Rehabil 2010; 21(1):90-99.

Verweij LM, Coffeng J, van Mechelen W, Proper KI. Meta-analyses of workplace physical activity and dietary behaviour interventions on weight outcomes. Obes Rev 2010;12(6):406-429.

Hurley D, Eadie J, O'Donoghue G, Kelly C, Lonsdale C, Guerin S, Tully MA, van Mechelen W, McDonough SM, Boreham CA, Heneghan C, Daly L. Physiotherapy for sleep disturbance in chronic low back pain: a feasibility randomised controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2010; Apr 16;11:70.

van Oostrom SH, van Mechelen W, Terluin B, de Vet HCW, Knol DL, Anema JR. A workplace intervention for sick-listed employees with distress: results of a randomised controlled trial. Occup Environ Med 2010; 69(9):596-602.

Groeneveld IF, Proper KI, van der Beek AJ, Hildebrandt VH, van Mechelen W. Lifestyle-focused interventions at the workplace to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease--a systematic review. Scand J Work Environ Health 2010;36(3):202-215.

Hurley DA, O'Donoghue G, Tully MA, Moffett J, van Mechelen W, Daly L, Boreham CA, McDonough SM. A walking programme and a supervised exercise class versus usual physiotherapy for chronic low back pain: a single-blinded randomised controlled trial. (The Supervised Walking In comparison to Fitness Training for Back Pain (SWIFT) Trial). BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2009; Jul 2;10:79.

Steenstra IA, Knol DL, Bongers PM, Anema JR, van Mechelen W, de Vet HCW. What works best for whom? An exploratory, subgroup analysis in a randomized, controlled trial on the effectiveness of a workplace intervention in low back pain patients on return to work. Spine (Phila Pa 1976 ) 2009;34(12):1243-1249.

van Oostrom SH, Driessen MT, de Vet HCW, Franche RL, Schonstein E, Loisel P, van Mechelen W, Anema JR. Workplace interventions for preventing work disability. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2009;(2):CD006955.

Rebergen DS, Bruinvels DJ, Bezemer PD, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W. Guideline-based care of common mental disorders by occupational physicians (CO-OP study): a randomized controlled trial. J Occup Environ Med 2009;51(3):305-312.

Roelofs PDDM, Bierma-Zeinstra SMA, van Poppel MNM, Jellema P, Willemsen SP, van Tulder MW, van Mechelen W, Koes BW. Lumbar supports to prevent recurrent low back pain among home care workers: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med 2007;147(10):685-692.

Rebergen DS, Bruinvels DJ, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W. Design of a randomized controlled trial on the effects of counseling of mental health problems by occupational physicians on return to work: the CO-OP-study. BMC Public Health 2007; Jul 26;7:183.

Bakker I, Terluin B, van Marwijk HWJ, van der Windt DAWM, Rijmen F, van Mechelen W, Stalman WAB. A cluster-randomised trial evaluating an intervention for patients with stress-related mental disorders and sick leave in primary care. PLoS Clin Trials 2007;2(6):e26.

Hlobil H, Uegaki K, Staal JB, de Bruyne MC, Smid T, van Mechelen W. Substantial sick-leave costs savings due to a graded activity intervention for workers with non-specific sub-acute low back pain. Eur Spine J 2007;16(7):919-924.

Engbers LH, van Poppel MNM, van Mechelen W. Modest effects of a controlled worksite environmental intervention on cardiovascular risk in office workers. Prev Med 2007;44(4):356-362.

Anema JR, Steenstra IA, Bongers PM, de Vet HCW, Knol DL, Loisel P, van Mechelen W. Multidisciplinary rehabilitation for subacute low back pain: graded activity or workplace intervention or both? A randomized controlled trial. Spine (Phila Pa 1976 ) 2007;32(3):291-298.

Engbers LH, van Poppel MNM, Chinapaw MJM, van Mechelen W. The effects of a controlled worksite environmental intervention on determinants of dietary behavior and self-reported fruit, vegetable and fat intake. BMC Public Health 2006; Oct 17;6:253.

Steenstra IA, Anema JR, Bongers PM, de Vet HCW, Knol DL, van Mechelen W. The effectiveness of graded activity for low back pain in occupational healthcare. Occup Environ Med 2006;63(11):718-725.

Bakker IM, Terluin B, van Marwijk HWJ, Gundy CM, Smit JH, van Mechelen W, Stalman WAH. Effectiveness of a Minimal Intervention for Stress-related mental disorders with Sick leave (MISS); study protocol of a cluster randomised controlled trial in general practice [ISRCTN43779641]. BMC Public Health 2006; May 4;6:124.

Heymans MW, de Vet HCW, Bongers PM, Knol DL, Koes BW, van Mechelen W. The effectiveness of high-intensity versus low-intensity back schools in an occupational setting: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial. Spine (Phila Pa 1976 ) 2006;31(10):1075-1082.

Hlobil H, Staal JB, Twisk JWR, Koke AJA, Ariëns GAM, Smid T, van Mechelen W. The effects of a graded activity intervention for low back pain in occupational health on sick leave, functional status and pain: 12-month results of a randomized controlled trial. J Occup Rehabil 2005;15(4):569-580.

Hlobil H, Staal JB, Spoelstra M, Ariëns GAM, Smid T, van Mechelen W. Effectiveness of a return-to-work intervention for subacute low-back pain. Scand J Work Environ Health 2005;31(4):249-257.

Engbers LH, van Poppel MNM, Chinapaw MJM, van Mechelen W. Worksite health promotion programs with environmental changes: a systematic review. Am J Prev Med 2005;29(1):61-70.

Staal JB, Hlobil H, Twisk JWR, Smid T, Koke AJA, van Mechelen W. Graded activity for low back pain in occupational health care: a randomized, controlled trial. Ann Intern Med 2004;140(2):77-84.

Proper KI, Hildebrandt VH, van der Beek AJ, Twisk JWR, van Mechelen W. Effect of individual counseling on physical activity fitness and health: a randomized controlled trial in a workplace setting. Am J Prev Med 2003;24(3):218-226.

Proper KI, Koning M, van der Beek AJ, Hildebrandt VH, Bosscher RJ, van Mechelen W. The effectiveness of worksite physical activity programs on physical activity, physical fitness, and health. Clin J Sport Med 2003;13(2):106-117.

Proper KI, van der Beek AJ, Hildebrandt VH, Twisk JWR, van Mechelen W. Short term effect of feedback on fitness and health measurements on self reported appraisal of the stage of change. Br J Sports Med 2003;37(6):529-534.

Proper KI, Staal BJ, Hildebrandt VH, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W. Effectiveness of physical activity programs at worksites with respect to work-related outcomes. Scand J Work Environ Health 2002;28(2):75-84.

Staal JB, Hlobil H, van Tulder MW, Koke AJA, Smid T, van Mechelen W. Return-to-work interventions for low back pain: a descriptive review of contents and concepts of working mechanisms. Sports Med 2002;32(4):251-267.