Publications

Allard van der Beek

International publications

First author

1. van der Beek AJ, van Gaalen LC, Frings-Dresen MHW. Working postures and activities of lorry drivers, on-site observation and recording on a pocket-computer: a reliability study. Appl Ergon 1992;23:331-6.

2.      van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW, van Dijk FJH, Kemper HCG, Meijman TF. Loading and unloading by lorry drivers and musculoskeletal complaints. Int J Ind Ergon 1993;12:13-23.

3.      van der Beek AJ, Braam ITJ, Douwes M, Bongers PM, Frings-Dresen MHW, Verbeek JHAM, Luyts S. The validity of a diary estimating tasks, activities, and postures of the trunk. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 1994;66:173-8.

4.      van der Beek AJ, Oort-Marburger D, Frings-Dresen MHW. The relations between work demands and health effects in lorry drivers: a model tested by means of LISREL. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 1994;66:179-84.

5.      van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW. Physical workload of lorry drivers: comparison of four methods of transport. Ergonomics 1995;38:1508-20.

6.      van der Beek AJ, Kuiper JI, Dawson M, Burdorf A, Bongers PM, Frings-Dresen MHW. Sources of variance in exposure to nonneutral trunk postures observed in varying working situations. Scand J Work Environ Health 1995;21:215-22.

7.      van der Beek AJ, Meijman TF, Frings-Dresen MHW, Kuiper JI, Kuiper S. Lorry drivers' work stress evaluated by catecholamines excreted in urine. Occup Environ Med 1995;52:464-9.

8.      van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW, van Dijk FJH, Houtman ILD. Priorities in occupational health research: a Delphi study in the Netherlands. Occup Environ Med 1997;54:504-10.

9.      van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW. Assessment of mechanical exposure in ergonomic epidemiology. Occup Environ Med 1998;55:291-9.

10.    van der Beek AJ, Hoozemans MJM, Frings-Dresen MHW, Burdorf A. Assessment of exposure to pushing and pulling in epidemiological field studies. Int J Ind Ergon 1999;24:417-29.

11.    van der Beek AJ, Kluver BDR, Frings-Dresen MHW, Hoozemans MJM. Gender differences in exerted forces and energetic workload during pushing and pulling of wheeled cages by postal workers. Ergonomics 2000;43:269-81.

12.    van der Beek AJ. Work and non-work-related stress increase the risk of arm symptoms. [Invited commentary] Aust J Physiother 2003;49:71.

13.    van der Beek AJ, Mathiassen SE, Windhorst J, Burdorf A. An evaluation of methods assessing the physical demands of manual lifting in scaffolding. Appl Ergon 2005;36:213-22.

14.    van der Beek AJ. World at work: truck drivers. Occup Environ Med 2012;69:291-5.

15.    van der Beek AJ, Mathiassen SE, Burdorf A. Efficient assessment of exposure to manual lifting using company data. Appl Ergon 2013;44:360-5.

16.    van der Beek AJ. Psychoactive substance use in truck drivers: occupational health and public health. Occup Environ Med. 2014;71:1.

 

Co-author

17.    De Looze MP, Toussaint HM, Ensink J, Mangnus C, van der Beek AJ. The validity of visual observation to assess posture in a laboratory-simulated material handling task. Ergonomics 1994;37:1335-43.

18.    De Zwart BCH, Broersen JPJ, van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW, van Dijk FJH. Selection related to musculoskeletal complaints among employees. Occup Environ Med 1997;54:800-6.

19.    De Zwart BCH, Broersen JPJ, van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW, van Dijk FJH. Occupational classification according to work demands: an evaluation study. Int J Occup Med Environ Health 1997;10:283-95.

20.    Engels JA, van der Beek AJ, van der Gulden JWJ. A LISREL-analysis of work-related risk factors and health complaints in the nursing profession. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 1998;71:537-42.

21.    Hoozemans MJM, van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW, van Dijk FJH, van der Woude LHV. Pushing and pulling in relation to musculoskeletal disorders: a review of risk factors. Ergonomics 1998;41:757-81.

22.    Kuiper JI, van der Beek AJ, Meijman TF. Psychosomatic complaints and unwinding of sympathoadrenal activation after work. Stress Med 1998;14:7-12.

23.    Sluiter JK, van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW. Work stress and recovery measured by urinary catecholamines and cortisol excretion in long distance coach drivers. Occup Environ Med 1998;55:407-13.

24.    Burdorf A, van der Beek AJ. In musculoskeletal epidemiology are we asking the unanswerable in questionnaires on physical load? [Editorial] Scand J Work Environ Health 1999;25:81-3.

25.    Burdorf A, van der Beek AJ. Accuracy of measurements for the revised NIOSH lifting equation [Letter to the Editor]. Appl Ergon 1999;30:369-70.

26.    Burdorf A, van der Beek AJ. Exposure assessment strategies for work-related risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders. Scand J Work Environ Health 1999;25 suppl 4:25-30.

27.    Kuiper JI, Burdorf A, Verbeek JHAM, Frings-Dresen MHW, van der Beek AJ, Viikari-Juntura ERA. Epidemiologic evidence on manual materials handling as risk factors for back disorders: a systematic review. Int J Ind Ergon 1999;24:389-404.

28.    Sluiter JK, van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW. The influence of workload on the need for recovery and experienced health: a study on coach drivers. Ergonomics 1999;42:573-83.

29.    Verbeek JHAM, van der Beek AJ. Psychosocial factors at work and back pain: a prospective study in office workers. Int J Occup Med Environ Health 1999;12:29-39.

30.    Weel ANH, van der Beek AJ, Kroon PJ, Verbeek JHAM, van Dijk FJH. Recent changes in occupational medicine in The Netherlands. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 1999;72:285-91.

31.    De Croon EM, van der Beek AJ, Blonk RWB, Frings-Dresen MHW. Job stress and psychosomatic complaints among Dutch truck drivers: a re-evaluation of Karasek’s interactive job demand-control model. Stress Med 2000;16:101-7.

32.    Elders LAM, van der Beek AJ, Burdorf A. Return to work after sickness absence due to back disorders. A systematic review on intervention strategies. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2000;73:339-48.

33.    Kuijer PPFM, Frings-Dresen MHW, de Looze MP, Visser B, van der Beek AJ. Work situation and physical workload of refuse collectors in three different time periods. Int J Ind Ergon 2000;26:509-19.

34.    Punnett L, van der Beek AJ. A comparison of approaches to modeling the relationship between ergonomic exposures and upper extremity disorders. Am J Ind Med 2000;37:645-55.

35.    Sluiter JK, Frings-Dresen MHW, Meijman TF, van der Beek AJ. Recovery from different natures of work measured by catecholamines and cortisol: a systematic literature overview. Occup Environ Med 2000;57:298-315.

36.    Sluiter JK, Frings-Dresen MHW, van der Beek AJ. A forward-facilitating influence of cortisol on catecholamines assessed during the work of garbage collectors. Scand J Work Environ Health 2000;26:26-31.

37.    Sluiter JK, Frings-Dresen MHW, van der Beek AJ, Meijman TF, Heisterkamp SH. Neuroendocrine reactivity and recovery from different natures of work. Scand J Work Environ Health 2000;26:306-16.

38.    De Croon EM, Blonk RWB, van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW. The trucker strain monitor: an occupation-specific questionnaire measuring psychological strain. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2001;74:429-36.

39.    Hoozemans MJM, Burdorf A, van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW, Mathiassen SE. Group-based measurement strategies in exposure assessment explored by bootstrapping. Scand J Work Environ Health 2001;27:125-32.

40.    Hoozemans MJM, van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW, van der Molen HF. Evaluation of methods to assess push and pull forces in a construction task. Appl Ergon 2001;32:509-516.

41.    Sluiter JK, Frings-Dresen MHW, van der Beek AJ, Meijman TF. The relation between work-induced neuroendocrine reactivity and recovery, subjective need for recovery and health status. J Psychosom Research 2001;50:29-37.

42.    Verhagen EALM, van Mechelen W, van der Beek AJ. The effect of tape, braces and shoes on ankle range of motion. Sports Med 2001;31:667-77.

43.    De Vet HCW, Heymans MW, Dunn KM, Pope D, van der Beek AJ, Macfarlane GJ, Bouter LM, Croft PR. Episodes of low back pain: a proposal for standardised operational definitions to be used in research. Spine 2002;27:2409-16.

44.    Hoozemans MJM, van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW, van der Woude LHV, van Dijk FJH. Pushing and pulling in association with low back and shoulder complaints. Occup Environ Med 2002;59:696-702.

45.    Hoozemans MJM, van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW, van der Woude LHV, van Dijk FJH. Low back and shoulder complaints among workers with pushing and pulling tasks. Scand J Work Environ Health 2002;28:293-303.

46.    Jansen JP, Hoozemans MJM, van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW. Evaluation of ergonomic adjustments of catering carts to reduce external pushing forces. Appl Ergon 2002;33:117-27.

47.    Kuijer PPFM, Frings-Dresen MHW, van Dieën JH, van der Beek AJ, Visser B. Effect of the number of two-wheeled containers at a gathering point on the energetic workload and efficiency in refuse collecting. Appl Ergon 2002;33:571-7.

48.    Mathiassen SE, Burdorf A, van der Beek AJ. Statistical power and measurement allocation in ergonomic intervention studies assessing upper trapezius EMG amplitude. A case study of assembly work. J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2002;12:27-39.

49.    Proper KI, Staal JB, 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;28:75-84.

50.    van Dieën JH, Hoozemans MJM, van der Beek AJ, Mullender M. Precision of estimates of mean and peak spinal loads in lifting. J Biomech 2002;35:979-982.

51.    Kingma I, Kuijer PPFM, Hoozemans MJM, van Dieën JH, van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW. Effect of design of two-wheeled containers on mechanical loading. Int J Ind Ergon 2003;31:73-86.

52.    Kuijer PPFM, Hoozemans MJM, Kingma I, van Dieën JH, de Vries WHK, Veeger HEJ, van der Beek AJ, Visser B, Frings-Dresen MHW. Effect of a redesigned two-wheeled container on mechanical loading of low back and shoulders. Ergonomics 2003;46:543-60.

53.    Mathiassen SE, Burdorf A, van der Beek AJ, Hansson GÅ. Efficient one-day sampling of mechanical job exposure data – a study based on upper trapezius activity in cleaners and office workers. Am Ind Hyg Assoc J 2003;64:196-211.

54.    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;24:218-26.

55.    Proper KI, Koning M, van der Beek AJ, Hildebrandt VH, Bosscher RJ, van Mechelen W. The effectiveness of worksite physical activity programs on health-related outcomes: a systematic review. Clin J Sport Med 2003;13:106-17.

56.    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;529-34.

57.    Sluiter JK, van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW. Medical staff in emergency situations: severity of patient status predicts stress hormone reactivity and recovery. Occup Environ Med 2003;60:373-4.

58.    Sluiter JK, Frings-Dresen MHW, van der Beek AJ. Wide or quite awake is not the problem … [Authors’ reply] Occup Environ Med 2003;60:375.

59.    Anema JR, Cuelenaere B, van der Beek AJ, Knol DL, de Vet HCW, van Mechelen W. The effectiveness of ergonomic interventions on return-to-work after low back pain; a prospective two year cohort study in six countries on low back pain patients sicklisted 3-4 months. Occup Environ Med 2004;61:289-94.

60.    Hooftman WE, van Poppel MNM, van der Beek AJ, Bongers PM, van Mechelen W. Gender differences in the relations between work-related physical and psychosocial risk factors and musculoskeletal complaints. Scand J Work Environ Health 2004;30:261-78.

61.    Hoozemans MJM, Kuijer PPFM, Kingma I, van Dieën JH, de Vries WHK, van der Woude LHV, Veeger HEJ, van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW. Mechanical loading of the low back and shoulders during pushing and pulling activities. Ergonomics 2004;47:1-18.

62.    Kuijer PPFM, de Vries WHK, van der Beek AJ, van Dieën JH, Visser B, Frings-Dresen MHW. Effect of job rotation on work demands, workload, and recovery of refuse truck drivers and collectors. Human Factors 2004:46:437-48.

63.    Proper KI, de Bruyne MC, Hildebrandt VH, van der Beek AJ, Meerding WJ, van Mechelen W.  Costs, benefits and effectiveness of worksite physical activity counseling from the employer’s perspective. Scand J Work Environ Health 2004;30:36-46.

64.    Proper KI, van der Beek AJ, Hildebrandt VH, Twisk JWR, van Mechelen W. Worksite health promotion using individual counselling and the effectiveness on sick leave; results of a randomised controlled trial. Occup Environ Med 2004;61:275-9.

65.    van der Ploeg HP, van der Beek AJ, van der Woude LHV, van Mechelen W. Physical activity for people with a disability: a conceptual model. Sports Med 2004;34:639-49.

66.    Verhagen EALM, van der Beek AJ, Bahr R, Bouter LM, van Mechelen W. A one season prospective cohort study of volleyball injuries. Brit J Sport Med 2004;38:477-81.

67.    Verhagen EALM, van der Beek AJ, Twisk JW, Bouter LM, Bahr R, van Mechelen W. The effect of a proprioceptive balance board training program for the prevention of ankle sprains, a prospective controlled trial. Am J Sport Med 2004;32:1385-93.

68.    Burton AK, Balagué F, Cardon G, Eriksen HR, Hänninen O, Harvey E, Henrotin Y, Indahl A, Lahad A, Leclerc A, Müller G, van der Beek AJ. How to prevent low back pain. Best Pract Res Cl Rh 2005:19:541-55. 541-55.

69.    Hooftman WE, van der Beek AJ, Bongers PM, van Mechelen W. Gender differences in self-reported physical and psychosocial exposures in jobs with both female and male workers. J Occup Environ Med 2005;47:244-52.

70.    Kuijer PPFM, van der Beek AJ, van Dieën JH, Visser B, Frings-Dresen MHW. Effect of job rotation on need for recovery, muscuIoskeletal complaints, and sick leave due to muscuIoskeletal complaints: a prospective study among refuse collectors. Am J Ind Med 2005;47:394-402.

71.    van den Heuvel SG, Heinrich J, Jans MP, van der Beek AJ, Bongers PM. The effect of physical activity in leisure time on neck and upper limb symptoms and sickness absence. Prev Med 2005;41:260-7.

72.    van den Heuvel SG, van der Beek AJ, Blatter BM, Hoogendoorn W, Bongers PM. Psychosocial work characteristics in relation to neck and upper limb symptoms. Pain 2005;114:47-53.

73.    Verhagen EALM, van Tulder MW, van der Beek AJ, Bouter LM, van Mechelen W. Economical evaluation of a balance board training program for the prevention of ankle sprains. Br J Sport Med 2005;39:111-5.

74.    Verhagen EALM, Bobbert MF, Inklaar M, van Kalken M, van der Beek AJ, Bouter LM, van Mechelen W. The effect of a balance training programme on centre of pressure excursion in one-leg stance. Clin Biomech 2005;20:1094-1100.

75.    Weevers HJA, van der Beek AJ, Anema JR, van der Wal G, van Mechelen W. Work-related disease in general practice: a systematic review. Fam Prac 2005;22:197-204.

76.    Burton AK, Balagué F, Cardon G, Eriksen HR, Henrotin Y, Lahad A, Leclerc A, Müller G, van der Beek AJ [on behalf of the COST B13 Working Group on Guidelines for Prevention in Low Back Pain]. Chapter 2. European guidelines for prevention in low back pain; November 2004. Eur Spine J 2006;15:S136–68.

77.    Hamberg-van Reenen HH, Ariëns GAM, Blatter BM, van der Beek AJ, Twisk JWR, van Mechelen W, Bongers PM. Is an imbalance between exposure to work-related physical risk factors and physical capacity associated with low back, neck, and shoulder pain? Scand J Work Environ Health 2006;32:190-7.

78.    Huysmans MA, de Looze MP, Hoozemans MJM, van der Beek AJ, van Dieën JH. The effect of joystick handle size and gain at two levels of required precision on performance and physical load in crane operators. Ergonomics 2006;49:1021-35.

79.    Proper KI, van den Heuvel SG, de Vroome EMM, Hildebrandt, VH, van der Beek AJ. Dose-response relationship between physical activity and sick leave. Br J Sport Med 2006;40:173-8.

80.    van den Heuvel SG, van der Beek AJ, Blatter BM, Bongers PM. Do work-related physical factors predict neck and upper limb symptoms in office workers. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2006;79:585-92.

81.    van der Ploeg HP, Streppel KRM, van der Beek AJ, van der Woude LHV, Vollenbroek-Hutten MMR, van Harten W, van Mechelen W. Counseling increases physical activity behavior nine weeks after rehabilitation. Br J Sport Med 2006;40:223-9.

82.    IJmker S, Blatter BM, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W, Bongers PM. Prospective Research On Musculoskeletal disorders in Office workers (PROMO): study protocol. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2006;7:55.

83.    Bot SDM, Terwee CB, van der Windt DAWM, van der Beek AJ, Bouter LM, Dekker J. Work-related physical and psychosocial risk factors for sick leave in patients with neck or upper extremity complaints. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2007;80:733-41.

84.    Burdorf A, Windhorst J, van der Beek AJ, van der Molen HF, Swuste PHJJ. The effects of ergonomic interventions on physical load among road workers and floor layers in the construction industry. Int J Ind Ergon 2007;37:133-43.

85.    IJmker S, Huysmans MA, Blatter BM, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W, Bongers PM. Should office workers spend fewer hours at their computer? A systematic review of the literature. Occup Environ Med 2007;64:211-22.

86.    Poerbodipoero SJ, Steultjens MPM, van der Beek AJ, Dekker J. Pain, disabilities in daily activities and work participation in patients with traumatic hand injury. Br J Hand Therapy 2007;12:40-7.

87.    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;7:183.

88.    Uegaki K, de Bruyne MC, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ, van Tulder MW, van Mechelen W. Consensus-based findings and recommendations for estimating the costs of health-related productivity loss from a company’s perspective. Scand J Work Environ Health 2007;33:122-30.

89.    van den Heuvel SG, van der Beek AJ, Blatter BM, Bongers PM. Workstyle and overcommitment in relation to neck and upper limb symptoms. Int J Behav Med 2007;14:12-20.

90.    van der Ploeg HP, Streppel KRM, van der Beek AJ, van der Woude LHV, Vollenbroek-Hutten MMR, van Mechelen W. The Physical Activity Scale for Individuals with Physical Disabilities: test-retest reliability and comparison with an accelerometer. J Physical Activity Health 2007;4:96-100.

91.    van der Ploeg HP, Streppel KRM, van der Beek AJ, van der Woude LHV, Vollenbroek-Hutten MMR, van Harten W, van Mechelen W. Successfully improving physical activity behavior after rehabilitation. Am J Health Promot 2007;21:153-9.

92.    Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. Medically certified sickness absence. Specific diagnostic and work related information could identify groups with higher mortality risks [Editorial]. BMJ 2008;337:825-6.

93.    Driessen MT, Anema JR, Proper KI, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. Stay@Work: Participatory Ergonomics to prevent low back and neck pain among workers: design of a randomised controlled trial to evaluate the (cost-)effectiveness. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008:9:145.

94.    Groeneveld IF, Proper KI, van der Beek AJ, van Duivenbooden CJC, van Mechelen W. 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. BMC Public Health 2008;8:1.

95.    Hamberg-van Reenen HH, van der Beek AJ, Blatter BM, van der Grinten MP, van Mechelen W, Bongers PM. Does musculoskeletal discomfort at work predict future musculoskeletal symptoms? Ergonomics 2008;51:637-48.

96.    Hooftman WE, Westerman MJ, van der Beek AJ, Bongers PM, van Mechelen W. Am I too sick to work? What makes men and women with musculoskeletal complaints decide to call in sick? Scand J Work Environ Health 2008;34:107-12.

97.    Huysmans MA, Blatter BM, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W, Bongers PM, IJmker S. Should office workers spend fewer hours at their computer? [Authors’ response]. Occup Environ Med 2008;65:147.

98.    Huysmans MA, Hoozemans MJM, van der Beek AJ, de Looze MP, van Dieën JH. Fatigue effects on tracking performance and muscle activity. J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2008;18:410-19.

99.    Kompier MAJ, van der Beek AJ. Psychosocial factors at work and musculoskeletal disorders [Editorial]. Scand J Work Environ Health 2008;34:323-5.

100. van der Ploeg HP, Streppel KRM, van der Beek AJ, van der Woude LHV, van Harten W, van Mechelen W. Underlying mechanisms of improving physical activity behavior after rehabilitation. Int J Behav Med 2008;15:101-8.

101. van Rees Vellinga TP, Sterk W, de Boer AGEM, van der Beek AJ, Verhoeven AC, van Dijk FJH. Doppler ultrasound surveillance in deep tunneling compressed-air work with Trimix breathing: Bounce dive technique compared to saturation-excursion technique. Undersea Hyperb Med 2008;35:407-16.

102. IJmker S, Leijssen J, Blatter BM, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W, Bongers PM. Test-retest reliability and validity of self-reported duration of computer use at work. Scand J Work Environ Health 2008;34:113-9.

103. IJmker S, Mikkers J, Blatter BM, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W, Bongers PM. Test-retest reliability and intermethod agreement of a web-based questionaire on work postures and workstation characteristics among office workers. Appl Ergon 2008;39:685-95.

104. Anema JR, Schellart AJM, Cassidy JD, Loisel P, Veerman TJ, van der Beek AJ. Can cross country differences in return-to-work after chronic occupational back pain be explained? An exploratory analysis on disability policies in a six country cohort study. J Occup Rehabil 2009;19:419-26.

105. De Jong T, Heinrich J, Blatter BM, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. The feasibility of a web-based counselling program for occupational physicians and employees on sick leave due to back or neck pain. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2009;9:46.

106. Groeneveld IF, Proper KI, van der Beek AJ, Hildebrand VH, van Mechelen W. Factors associated with non-participation and drop-out in a lifestyle intervention study for workers with an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2009:6:80.

107. Hamberg-van Reenen HH, van der Beek AJ, Blatter BM, van Mechelen W, Bongers PM. Age-related differences in muscular capacity among workers. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2009;82:1115-21.

108. Hamberg-van Reenen HH, Visser B, van der Beek AJ, Blatter BM, van Dieën JH, van Mechelen W. The effect of a resistance-training program on muscle strength, physical workload, muscle fatigue and musculoskeletal discomfort: an experiment. Appl Ergon 2009;40:396-403.

109. Hooftman WE, van der Beek AJ, Bongers PM, van Mechelen W. Is there a gender difference in the effect of work-related physical and psychosocial risk factors on musculoskeletal symptoms and related sickness absence? Scand J Work Environ Health 2009;35:85-95.

110. Hooftman WE, van der Beek AJ, van de Wal BG, Burdorf A, Knol DL, Bongers PM, van Mechelen W. Equal task, equal exposure? Are men and women with the same tasks equally exposed to awkward working postures? Ergonomics 2009;52:1079-86.

111. Proper KI, Deeg DJH, van der Beek AJ. Challenges at work and financial rewards to stimulate longer workforce participation. Hum Resour Health 2009;7:70.

112. 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;51:305-12.

113. Rebergen DS, Bruinvels DJ, van Tulder MW, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W. Cost-effectiveness of guideline-based care for workers with mental health problems. J Occup Environ Med 2009;51:313-22.

114. Samoocha D, Bruinvels DJ, Anema JR, Steenbeek R, van der Beek AJ. Empowerment of disability benefit claimants through an interactive website: design of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2009;9:23.

115. Speklé EM, Hoozemans MJM, van der Beek AJ, Blatter BM, Bongers PM, van Dieën JH. Internal consistency, test-retest reliability and concurrent validity of a questionnaire on work-related exposure related to arm, shoulder and neck symptoms in computer workers. Ergonomics 2009;52:1087-103.

116. Strijk JE, Proper KI, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W. The Vital@Work Study. The systematic development of a lifestyle intervention to improve older workers' vitality and the design of a randomised controlled trial evaluating this intervention. BMC Public Health 2009;9:408.

117. van Rijssen HJ, Schellart AJM, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. A theoretical framework to describe communication processes during medical disability assessment interviews. BMC Public Health 2009;9:375.

118. Vermeulen SJ, Anema JR, Schellart AJM, van Mechelen W, van der Beek AJ. Intervention mapping for development of a participatory return-to-work intervention for temporary agency workers and unemployed workers sick-listed due to musculoskeletal disorders. BMC Public Health 2009:9:216.

119. Weevers HJA, van der Beek AJ, van den Brink-Muinen A, Bensing J, Boot CRL, van Mechelen W. Communication about work between general practitioners and patients consulting for musculoskeletal disorders. Qual Prim Care 2009;17:197-203.

120. Driessen MT, Proper KI, van Tulder MW, Anema JR, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. The effectiveness of physical and organisational ergonomic interventions on low back pain and neck pain: a systematic review. Occup Environ Med 2010;67:277-85.

121. Driessen MT, Anema JR, Proper KI, van der Beek AJ. Authors’ response: RCTs of ergonomic interventions. Occup Environ Med 2010;67:218-9.

122. Driessen MT, Groenewoud K, Proper KI, Anema JR, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. What are possible barriers and facilitators for implementation of a Participatory Ergonomics programme? Implemen Sc 2010;5:64.

123. Driessen MT, Proper KI, Anema JR, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. Process evaluation of a Participatory Ergonomics programme to prevent low back pain and neck pain among workers. Implemen Sc 2010;5:65.

124. Groeneveld IF, Proper KI, van der Beek AJ, Hildebrand 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;36:202-15.

125. Groeneveld IF, Proper KI, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W. Sustained body weight reduction by an individual-based lifestyle intervention for of workers in the construction industry at risk for cardiovascular disease: results of a randomized controlled trial. Prev Med 2010;51:240-6.

126. Huysmans MA, Hoozemans MJM, van der Beek AJ, de Looze MP, van Dieën JH. Position sense acuity of the upper extremity and tracking performance in subjects with non-specific neck and upper extremity pain and healthy controls. J Rehabil Med 2010;42:876-83.

127. Rebergen DS, Bruinvels DJ, Bos CM, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W. Return to work and occupational physicians’ management of common mental health problems – process evaluation of a randomized controlled trial. Scand J Work Environ Health 2010;36:488-98.

128. Roelen CAM, Koopmans PC, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. Recurrence of medically certified sickness absence according to diagnosis: a sickness absence register study. J Occup Rehabil 2010;20:113-21.

129. Samoocha D, Bruinvels DJ, Elbers NA, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. Effectiveness of web-based interventions on patient empowerment: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Med Internet Res 2010;12:e23.

130. Speklé EM, Heinrich J, Hoozemans MJM, Blatter BM, van der Beek AJ, van Dieën JH, van Tulder MW. The cost-effectiveness of the RSI QuickScan intervention programme for computer workers: Results of an economic evaluation alongside a randomised controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2010;11:259.

131. Speklé EM, Hoozemans MJM, Blatter BM, Heinrich J, van der Beek AJ, Knol DL, Bongers PM, van Dieën JH. Effectiveness of a questionnaire based intervention programme on the prevalence of arm, shoulder and neck symptoms, risk factors and sick leave in computer workers: a cluster randomised controlled trial in an occupational setting. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2010;11:99.

132. Strijk JE, Proper KI, Klaver L, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W. Associations between VO2max and vitality in older workers: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health 2010;10:684.

133. Uegaki K, Bakker I, de Bruyne MC, van der Beek AJ, Terluin B, van Marwijk H, Heymans MW, Stalman W, van Mechelen W. Cost-effectiveness of a minimal intervention for stress-related sick leave in general practice: results of an economic evaluation alongside a pragmatic randomised control trial. J Affect Disord 2010;120:177-87.

134. Uegaki K, de Bruyne MC, Lambeek L, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W, van Tulder MW. Economic evaluations of occupational health interventions from a corporate perspective - a systematic review of methodological quality. Scand J Work Environ Health 2010;36:273-88.

135. van Rijssen HJ, Schellart AJM, Berkhof M, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. Stereotyping of medical disability claimants’ communication behaviour by physicians: towards more focused education for social insurance physicians. BMC Public Health 2010;10:666.

136. Vermeulen SJ, Anema JR, Schellart AJM, van Mechelen W, van der Beek AJ. Cost-effectiveness of a participatory return-to-work intervention for temporary agency workers and unemployed workers sick-listed due to musculoskeletal disorders: design of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2010;11:60.

137. Berkhof M, van Rijssen HJ, Schellart AJM, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. Effective training strategies for teaching communication skills to physicians: An overview of systematic reviews. Pat Educ Couns 2011;84:152-62.

138. Boot CR, Koppes LL, van den Bossche SN, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. Relation between perceived health and sick leave in employees with a chronic illness. J Occup Rehabil 2011:21:211-9.

139. Broersen JPJ, Mulders HPG, Schellart AJM, van der Beek AJ. The dimensional structure of the functional abilities in cases of long-term sickness absence. BMC Public Health 2011;11:99.

140. Driessen MT, Proper KI, Anema JR, Knol DL, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. Participatory Ergonomics to reduce the exposure to psychosocial and physical risk factors for low back pain and neck pain; results of a cluster randomised controlled trial. Occup Environ Med 2011;68:674-81.

141. Driessen MT, Proper KI, Anema JR, Knol DL, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. The effectiveness of participatory ergonomics to prevent low-back and neck pain; results of a cluster randomised controlled trial. Scand J Work Environ Health 2011;37:383-93.

142. 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;25:396-401.

143. Groeneveld IF, Proper KI, van der Beek AJ, Hildebrandt VH, van Mechelen W. Short and long term effects of a lifestyle intervention for construction workers at risk for cardiovascular disease: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health 2011;11:836.

144. Groeneveld IF, van Wier MF, Proper KI, Bosmans JE, van Mechelen W, van der Beek AJ. Cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit of a lifestyle intervention for workers in the construction industry at risk for cardiovascular disease. J Occup Environ Med 2011;53:610-7.

145. Koopmans L, Bernaards CM, Hildebrandt VH, Schaufeli WB, de Vet HCW, van der Beek AJ. Conceptual frameworks of individual work performance – a systematic review. J Occup Environ Med 2011;53:856-66.

146. Kuijer PPFM, Frings-Dresen MHW, Gouttebarge V, van Dieën JH, van der Beek AJ, Burdorf A. Low back pain: we cannot afford ignoring work [Letter to the Editor]. Spine J 2011;11:164.

147. Oude Hengel KM, Blatter BM, van der Molen HF, Joling CI, Proper KI, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. Meeting the challenges of implementing an intervention to promote work ability and health-related quality of life at construction worksites: a process evaluation. J Occup Environ Med 2011;53:1483-91.

148. Roelen CAM, Koopmans PC, Schellart AJM, van der Beek AJ. Resuming work after cancer: a prospective study of occupational register data. J Occup Rehabil 2011;21:431-40.

149. Roelen CAM, Koopmans PC, Schreuder JAH, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. The history of registered sickness absence predicts future sickness absence. Occup Med 2011;61:96-101.

150. Samoocha D, de Koning J, Zaeyen T, de Vet HCW, Bruinvels DJ, Nijhuis F, van der Beek AJ. Empowerment of people with a long-term work disability: development of the ‘VrijBaan’ questionnaire. Disabil Rehabil 2011;33:734-42.

151. Samoocha D, Snels IAK, Bruinvels DJ, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. Effectiveness of an interactive website aimed at empowerment of disability benefit claimants: results of a pragmatic randomized controlled trial. J Occup Rehabil 2011;21:410-20.

152. Samoocha D, Snels IAK, Bruinvels DJ, Anema JR, Kowalczyk W, van der Beek AJ. Process evaluation of a web-based intervention aimed at empowerment of disability benefit claimants. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2011;11:10.

153. Schellart AJM, Zwerver F, Knol DL, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. Development and reliability of performance indicators for measuring adherence to a guideline for depression by insurance physicians. Disabil Rehabil 2011;33:2535-43.

154. Sitthipornvorakul E, Janwantanakul P, Purepong N, Pensri P, van der Beek AJ. The association between physical activity and neck and low back pain: a systematic review. Eur Spine J 2011;20:677–89.

155. Strijk JE, Proper KI, van der Beek AJ, van Mechelen W. A process evaluation of a worksite vitality intervention among ageing hospital workers. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2011;8:58.

156. Strijk JE, Proper KI, van Stralen MM, Wijngaard P, van Mechelen W, van der Beek AJ. The role of work ability in the relationship between aerobic capacity and sick leave: a mediation analysis. Occup Environ Med 2011;68:753-8.

157. Uegaki K, de Bruyne 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 2011;21:90-9.

158. van Berkel J, Proper KI, Boot CRL, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. Mindful “Vitality In Practice”: an intervention to improve the work engagement and energy balance among workers; the development and design of the randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health 2011;11:736.

159. van Dongen JM, Proper KI, van Wier MF, van der Beek AJ, Bongers PM, van Mechelen W, van Tulder MW. Systematic review on the financial return of worksite health promotion programmes aimed at improving nutrition and/or increasing physical activity. Obes Rev 2011;12:1031-49.

160. van Drongelen A, Boot CRL, Merkus SL, Smid T, van der Beek AJ. The effects of shift work on body weight change: a systematic review of longitudinal studies. Scand J Work Environ Health 2011;37:263-75.

161. van Rijssen HJ, Schellart AJM, Anema JR, de Boer WEL, van der Beek AJ. Systematic development of a communication skills training course for physicians performing work disability assessments: from evidence to practice. BMC Med Educ 2011;11:28.

162. van Rijssen HJ, Schellart AJM, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. A typology of sick-listed claimants to improve communication skills for social insurance physicians during medical disability assessment interviews. J Occup Rehabil 2011;21:66-75.

163. van Rijssen HJ, Schellart AJM, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. Determinants of physicians’ communication behaviour in disability assessments. Disabil Rehabil 2011;33:1157-68.

164. Vermeulen SJ, Anema JR, Schellart AJM, 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;21:313-24.

165. IJmker S, Huysmans MA, van der Beek AJ, Knol DL, van Mechelen W, Bongers PM, Blatter BM. Software-recorded and self-reported duration of computer use in relation to the onset of severe arm-wrist-hand pain and neck-shoulder pain. Occup Environ Med 2011;68:502-9.

166. Zwerver F, Schellart AJM, Anema JR, Rammeloo KC, van der Beek AJ. Intervention mapping for the development of a strategy to implement the insurance medicine guidelines for depression. BMC Public Health 2011;11:9.

167. Zwerver F, Schellart AJM, Knol DL, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. An implementation strategy to improve the guideline adherence of insurance physicians: an experiment in a controlled setting. Implement Sci 2011;6:131.

168. Broersen JPJ, Mulders HPG, Schellart AJM, van der Beek AJ. The identification of job opportunities for severely disabled sick-listed employees. BMC Public Health 2012;12:156.

169. Bruno Garza JL, Eijckelhof BH, Johnson PW, Raina SM, Rynell PW, Huysmans MA, van Dieën JH, van der Beek AJ, Blatter BM, Dennerlein JT. Developing a framework for assessing muscle effort and postures during computer work in the field: the effect of computer activities on neck/shoulder muscle effort and postures. Work 2012;41:2377-80.

170. Bruno Garza JL, Eijckelhof BH, Johnson PW, Raina SM, Rynell PW, Huysmans MA, van Dieën JH, van der Beek AJ, Blatter BM, Dennerlein JT. Observed differences in upper extremity forces, muscle efforts, postures, velocities and accelerations across computer activities in a field study of office workers. Ergonomics 2012;55:670-81.

171. Driessen, M., Bosmans, J., Proper, K., Anema, J., Bongers, P., van der Beek, A. The economic evaluation of a Participatory Ergonomics programme to prevent low back and neck pain. Work 2012;41:2315-20.

172. Huysmans MA, Blatter BM, van der Beek AJ. Perceived muscular tension predicts future neck-shoulder and arm-wrist-hand symptoms. Occup Environ Med 2012;69:261-7.

173. Huysmans MA, Hoozemans MJM, van der Beek AJ, de Looze MP, van Dieën JH. Submovement organization, pen pressure, and muscle activity are modulated to precision demands in 2D tracking. J Mot Behav 2012;44:379-88.

174. Huysmans MA, IJmker S, Blatter BM, Knol DL, van Mechelen W, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. The relative contribution of work exposure, leisure time exposure and individual characteristics in the onset of arm-wrist-hand and neck-shoulder symptoms among office workers. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2012;85:651-66.

175. Kuijer PPFM, Takala EP, Burdorf A, Gouttebarge V, van Dieën JH, van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MHW. Low back pain: doesn’t work matter at all? [Letter to the Editor]. Occup Med 2012;62:152-3.

176. Merkus SL, van Drongelen A, Holte KA, Labriola M, Lund T, van Mechelen W, van der Beek AJ. The association between shift work and sick leave: a systematic review. Occup Environ Med 2012;69:701-12.

177. Oude Hengel KM, Blatter BM, Joling CI, van der Beek AJ, Bongers PM. Effectiveness of an intervention at construction worksites on work engagement, social support, physical workload, and need for recovery: results from a cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health 2012;12:1008.

178. Paksaichol A, Janwantanakul P, Purepong N, Pensri P, van der Beek AJ. Office workers' risk factors for the development of non-specific neck pain: a systematic review of prospective cohort studies. Occup Environ Med 2012;69:610-8.

179. Richter JM, van den Heuvel SG, Huysmans MA, van der Beek AJ, Blatter BM. Is peak exposure to computer use a risk factor for neck and upper-extremity symptoms? Scand J Work Environ Health 2012;38:155-62.

180. Speklé EM, Hoozemans MJ, van der Beek AJ, Blatter BM, van Dieën JH. The predictive validity of the RSI QuickScan with respect to the prevalence of arm, shoulder and neck symptoms in computer workers. Ergonomics 2012;55:1559-70.

181. 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;66:1071-8.

182. van Beurden KM, Vermeulen SJ, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. A participatory return-to-work program for temporary agency workers and unemployed workers sick-listed due to musculoskeletal disorders: a process evaluation alongside a randomized controlled trial. J Occup Rehabil 2012;22:127-40.

183. van Dongen JM, Proper KI, van Wier MF, van der Beek AJ, Bongers PM, van Mechelen W, van Tulder MW. A systematic review of the cost-effectiveness of worksite physical activity and/or nutrition programs. Scand J Work Environ Health 2012;38:393-408.

184. Viester L, Verhagen EA, Proper KI, van Dongen JM, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. VIP in construction: systematic development and evaluation of a multifaceted health programme aiming to improve physical activity levels and dietary patterns among construction workers. BMC Public Health 2012;12:89.

185. Boot CR, van den Heuvel SG, Bültmann U, de Boer AG, Koppes LL, van der Beek AJ. Work adjustments in a representative sample of employees with a chronic disease in the Netherlands. J Occup Rehabil 2013;23:200-8.

186. Bruno Garza JL, Eijckelhof BH, Huysmans MA, Catalano PJ, Katz JN, Johnson PW, van Dieën JH, van der Beek AJ, Dennerlein JT. The effect of over-commitment and reward on trapezius muscle activity and shoulder, head, neck, and torso postures during computer use in the field. Am J Ind Med 2013;56:1190-200.

187. de Wind A, Geuskens GA, Reeuwijk KG, Westerman MJ, Ybema JF, Burdorf A, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. Pathways through which health influences early retirement: a qualitative study. BMC Public Health 2013;13:292.

188. Eijckelhof BH, Huysmans MA, Bruno Garza JL, Blatter BM, van Dieën JH, Dennerlein JT, van der Beek AJ. The effects of workplace stressors on muscle activity in the neck-shoulder and forearm muscles during computer work: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Appl Physiol 2013;113:2897-912.

189. Eijckelhof BH, Bruno Garza JL, Huysmans MA, Blatter BM, Johnson PW, van Dieën JH, van der Beek AJ, Dennerlein JT. The effect of overcommitment and reward on muscle activity, posture, and forces in the arm-wrist-hand region - a field study among computer workers. Scand J Work Environ Health 2013;39:379-89.

190. Koopmans L, Bernaards CM, Hildebrandt VH, van Buuren S, van der Beek AJ, de Vet HCW. Development of an Individual Work Performance Questionnaire. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management 2013;62:6-28.

191. Oude Hengel KM, Blatter BM, van der Molen HF, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. The effectiveness of a construction worksites prevention program on work ability, health, and sick leave: results from a cluster randomized controlled trial. Scand J Work Environ Health 2013;39:456-67.

192. Reeuwijk KG, de Wind A, Westerman MJ, Ybema JF, van der Beek AJ, Geuskens GA. ‘All those things together made me retire': qualitative study on early retirement among Dutch employees. BMC Public Health 2013;13:516.

193. Schaafsma FG, Whelan K, van der Beek AJ, van der Es-Lambeek LC, Ojajärvi A, Verbeek JH. Physical conditioning as part of a return to work strategy to reduce sickness absence for workers with back pain. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2013;30;8:CD001822.

194. Schellart AJM, Zwerver F, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. Relationships between the intention to use guidelines, behaviour of insurance physicians and their determinants. BMC Health Serv Res 2013;13:400.

195. Schellart AJM, Zwerver F, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. The influence of applying insurance medicine guidelines for depression on disability assessments. BMC Res Notes 2013;6:225.

196. Schelvis RM, Oude Hengel KM, Wiezer NM, Blatter BM, van Genabeek JA, Bohlmeijer ET, van der Beek AJ. Design of the Bottom-up Innovation project--a participatory, primary preventive, organizational level intervention on work-related stress and well-being for workers in Dutch vocational education. BMC Public Health 2013;13:760.

197. Strijk JE, Proper KI, van Mechelen W, van der Beek AJ. Effectiveness of a worksite lifestyle intervention on vitality, work engagement, productivity and sick leave. Scand J Work Environ Health 2013;39:66-75.

198. van Berkel J, Boot CR, Proper KI, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. Process evaluation of a workplace health promotion intervention aimed at improving work engagement and energy balance. J Occup Environ Med 2013;55:19-26.

199. van Berkel J, Proper KI, van Dam A, Boot CR, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. An exploratory study of associations of physical activity with mental health and work engagement. BMC Public Health 2013;13:558.

200. van de Vijfeijke H, Leijten FR, Ybema JF, van den Heuvel SG, Robroek SJ, van der Beek AJ, Burdorf A, Taris TW. Differential effects of mental and physical health and coping style on work ability: a 1-year follow-up study among aging workers. J Occup Environ Med 2013;55:1238-43.

201. van Dongen JM, Strijk JE, Proper KI, van Wier MF, van Mechelen W, van Tulder MW, van der Beek AJ. A cost-effectiveness and return-on-investment analysis of a worksite vitality intervention among older hospital workers: results of a randomized controlled trial. J Occup Environ Med 2013;55:337-46.

202. van Dongen JM, Tompa E, Clune L, Sarnocinska-Hart A, Bongers PM, van Tulder MW, van der Beek AJ, van Wier MF. Bridging the gap between the economic evaluation literature and daily practice in occupational health: a qualitative study among decision-makers in the healthcare sector. Implement Sci 2013;8:57.

203. van Drongelen A, Boot CRL, Pas WL, Penders JGBS, Hlobil H, van der Beek AJ, Smid T. Flight schedules and occupational accidents among cabin crew: a longitudinal study. Aviat Space Environ Med 2013;84:1281-5.

204. van Drongelen A, van der Beek AJ, Hlobil H, Smid T, Boot CRL. Development and evaluation of an intervention aiming to reduce fatigue in airline pilots: design of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health 2013;13:776.

205. van Muijen P, Duijts SF, van der Beek AJ, Anema JR. Prognostic factors of work disability in sick-listed cancer survivors.J Cancer Surviv. 2013;7:582-91.

206. van Muijen P, Weevers NL, Snels IA, Duijts SF, Bruinvels DJ, Schellart AJ, van der Beek AJ. Predictors of return to work and employment in cancer survivors: a systematic review. Eur J Cancer Care 2013;22:144-60.

207. Vermeulen SJ, Heymans MW, Anema JR, Schellart AJ, van Mechelen W, van der Beek AJ. Economic evaluation of a participatory return-to-work intervention for temporary agency and unemployed workers sick-listed due to musculoskeletal disorders. Scand J Work Environ Health 2013;39:46-56.

208. Viester L, Verhagen EA, Oude Hengel KM, Koppes LL, van der Beek AJ, Bongers PM. The relation between body mass index and musculoskeletal symptoms in the working population. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2013;14:238.

209. Zwerver F, Bonefaas-Groenewoud K, Schellart AJ, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. An implementation strategy to improve the guideline adherence of insurance physicians: a process evaluation alongside an experiment in a controlled setting. Journal of Education and Training Studies 2013;1:235-46.

210. Zwerver F, Schellart AJ, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. Changes in insurance physicians' attitudes, self-efficacy, intention, and knowledge and skills regarding the guidelines for depression, following an implementation strategy. J Occup Rehabil 2013;23:148-56.

211. Bakker M, van der Beek AJ, Hendriksen IJM, Bruinvels DJ, van Poppel MNM. Predictive factors of postpartum fatigue: a prospective cohort study among working women. J Psychosom Res 2014;77:385-90.

212. Boot CR, Deeg DJ, Abma T, Rijs KJ, van der Pas S, van Tilburg TG, van der Beek AJ. Predictors of having paid work in older workers with and without chronic disease: a 3-year prospective cohort study. J Occup Rehabil 2014;24:563-72.

213. Boot CR, Hogg-Johnson S, Bültmann U, Amick BC 3rd, van der Beek AJ. Differences in predictors for return to work following musculoskeletal injury between workers with and without somatic comorbidities. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2014;87:871-9.

214. Bruno Garza JL, Eijckelhof BH, Huysmans MA, Johnson PW, van Dieën JH, Catalano PJ, Katz JN, van der Beek AJ, Dennerlein JT. Prediction of trapezius muscle activity and shoulder, head, neck, and torso postures during computer use: results of a field study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2014;15:292.

215. Coenen P, Gouttebarge V, van der Burght ASAM, van Dieën JH, Frings-Dresen MHW, van der Beek AJ, Burdorf A. The effect of lifting during work on low back pain: a health impact assessment based on a meta-analysis. Occup Environ Med 2014;71:871-7.

216. Damman OC, van der Beek AJ, Timmermans DR. Workers' knowledge and beliefs about cardiometabolic health risk. J Occup Environ Med 2014;56:92-100.

217. de Wind A, Geuskens GA, Ybema JF, Blatter BM, Burdorf A, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. Health, job characteristics, skills, and social and financial factors in relation to early retirement-- results from a longitudinal study in the Netherlands. Scand J Work Environ Health 2014;40:186-94.

218. Duijts SF, van Egmond MP, Spelten E, van Muijen P, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. Physical and psychosocial problems in cancer survivors beyond return to work: a systematic review. Psychooncology 2014;23:481-92.

219. Eijckelhof BH, Huysmans MA, Blatter BM, Leider PC, Johnson PW, van Dieën JH, Dennerlein JT, van der Beek AJ. Office workers’ computer use patterns are associated with workplace stressors. Appl Ergon 2014;45:1660-7.

220. Koopmans L, Bernaards CM, Hildebrandt VH, de Vet HCW, van der Beek AJ. Construct validity of the individual work performance questionnaire. J Occup Environ Med 2014;56:331-7.

221. Koopmans L, Bernaards CM, Hildebrandt VH, de Vet HCW, van der Beek AJ. Measuring individual work performance: identifying and selecting indicators. Work 2014;48:229-38.

222. Koopmans L, Bernaards CM, Hildebrandt VH, van Buuren S, van der Beek AJ, de Vet HCW. Improving the Individual Work Performance Questionnaire using Rasch Analysis. J Appl Meas 2014;15:160-75.

223. Koopmans L, Coffeng JK, Bernaards CM, Boot CR, Hildebrandt VH, de Vet HCW, van der Beek AJ. Responsiveness of the individual work performance questionnaire. BMC Public Health 2014;14:513.

224. Kraaijeveld RA, Huysmans MA, Hoozemans MJ, van der Beek AJ, Speklé EM. The influence of psychosocial work characteristics on the need for recovery from work: a prospective study among computer workers. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2014;87:241-8.

225. Leijten FR, van den Heuvel SG, Ybema JF, van der Beek AJ, Robroek SJ, Burdorf A. The influence of chronic health problems on work ability and productivity at work: a longitudinal study among older employees. Scand J Work Environ Health 2014;40:473-82.

226. Oude Hengel KM, Bosmans JE, Van Dongen JM, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ, Blatter BM. Prevention program at construction worksites aimed at improving health and work ability is cost-saving to the employer: Results from an RCT. Am J Ind Med 2014;57:56-68.

227. Plomp HN, van der Beek AJ. Job satisfaction of occupational physicians in commercial and other delivery settings: a comparative and explorative study. Int J Occup Med Environ Health 2014;27:672-82.

228. Rijs KJ, van der Pas S, Geuskens GA, Cozijnsen R, Koppes LL, van der Beek AJ, Deeg DJ. Development and validation of a physical and psychosocial job-exposure matrix in older and retired workers. Ann Occup Hyg 2014;58:152-70.

229. Sitthipornvorakul E, Janwantanakul P, van der Beek AJ. Correlation between pedometer and the Global Physical Activity Questionnaire on physical activity measurement in office workers.BMC Res Notes. 2014;7:280.

230. Tonnon SC, Proper KI, van der Ploeg HP, Westerman MJ, Sijbesma E, van der Beek AJ. A qualitative study of the anticipated barriers and facilitators to the implementation of a lifestyle intervention in the Dutch construction industry. BMC Public Health 2014;14:1317.

231. van Berkel J, Boot CR, Proper KI, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. Effectiveness of a worksite mindfulness-related multi-component health promotion intervention on work engagement and mental health: results of a randomized controlled trial. PLoS One 2014;9:e84118.

232. van Berkel J, Boot CR, Proper KI, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. Effectiveness of a worksite mindfulness-based multi-component intervention on lifestyle behaviors. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2014;11:9.

233. van Berkel J, Meershoek A, Janssens RM, Boot CR, Proper KI, van der Beek AJ. Ethical considerations of worksite health promotion: an exploration of stakeholders’ views. BMC Public Health 2014;14:458.

234. van Dongen JM, van Wier MF, Tompa E, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ, van Tulder MW, Bosmans JE. Trial-based economic evaluations in occupational health: principles, methods, and recommendations. J Occup Environ Med 2014;56:563-72.

235. van Drongelen A, Boot CRL, Hlobil H, Twisk JWR, Smid T, van der Beek AJ. Evaluation of an mHealth intervention aiming to improve health-related behavior and sleep and reduce fatigue among airline pilots. Scand J Work Environ Health 2014;40:557-68.

236. van Muijen P, Duijts SF, Bonefaas-Groenewoud K, van der Beek AJ, Anema JR. Factors associated with work disability in employed cancer survivors at 24-month sick leave. BMC Cancer 2014;14:236.

237. Viester L, Verhagen EA, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. Process evaluation of a multifaceted health program aiming to improve physical activity levels and dietary patterns among construction workers. J Occup Environ Med 2014;56:1210-7.

238. Wind H, Samoocha D, van der Beek AJ, Frings-Dresen MH. Prevention of disability: The opinion of claimants applying for a disability benefit. Work 2014;49:335-41.

239. Ybema JF, Geuskens GA, van den Heuvel SG, de Wind A, Leijten FRM, Joling C, Blatter BM, Burdorf A, van der Beek AJ, Bongers PM. Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation (STREAM): The design of a four-year longitudinal cohort study among 15,118 persons aged 45 to 64 years. British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research 2014;4:1383-99.

240. Damman OC, van der Beek AJ, Timmermans DR. Employees are ambivalent about health checks in the occupational setting. Occup Med 2015;65:451-8

241. de Wind A, Geuskens GA, Ybema JF, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. The role of ability, motivation, and opportunity to work in the transition from work to early retirement – testing and optimizing the Early Retirement Model. Scand J Work Environ Health 2015;41:24-35.

242. Brouwers LA, Engels JA, Heerkens YF, van der Beek AJ. Development of a Vitality Scan related to workers' sustainable employability: a study assessing its internal consistency and construct validity. BMC Public Health 2015;15:551.

243. Garza JL, Cavallari JM, Eijckelhof BH, Huysmans MA, Thamsuwan O, Johnson PW, van der Beek AJ, Dennerlein JT. Office workers with high effort-reward imbalance and overcommitment have greater decreases in heart rate variability over a 2-h working period. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2015;88:565-75.

244. Huysmans MA, van der Ploeg HP, Proper KI, Speklé EM, van der Beek AJ. Is sitting too much bad for your health? Ergonomics in Design 2015;23:4-8.

245. Leijten FR, de Wind A, van den Heuvel SG, Ybema JF, van der Beek AJ, Robroek SJ, Burdorf A. The influence of chronic health problems and work-related factors on loss of paid employment among older workers. J Epidemiol Community Health 2015;69:1058-65.

246. Leijten FR, van den Heuvel SG, van der Beek AJ, Ybema JF, Robroek SJ, Burdorf A. Associations of work-related factors and work engagement with mental and physical health: a 1-year follow-up study among older workers. J Occup Rehabil  2015;25:86-95.

247. Merkus SL, Holte KA, Huysmans MA, Hansen AM, van de Ven PM, van Mechelen W, van der Beek AJ. Neuroendocrine recovery after 2-week 12-h day and night shifts: an 11-day follow-up. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2015;88:247-57.

248. Merkus SL, Holte KA, Huysmans MA, van de Ven PM, van Mechelen W, van der Beek AJ. Self-reported recovery from 2-week 12-hour shift work schedules: a 14-day follow-up. Saf Health Work 2015;6:240-8.

249. Merkus SL, Holte KA, Huysmans MA, van Mechelen W, van der Beek AJ. Nonstandard working schedules and health: the systematic search for a comprehensive model. BMC Public Health 2015;15:1084.

250. Schaafsma FG, Anema JR, van der Beek AJ. Back pain: Prevention and management in the workplace. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 2015;29:483-94.

251. Schelvis RM, Oude Hengel KM, Burdorf A, Blatter BM, Strijk JE, van der Beek AJ. Evaluation of occupational health interventions using a randomized controlled trial: challenges and alternative research designs. Scand J Work Environ Health 2015;41:491-503.

252. van der Ploeg HP, Møller SV, Hannerz H, van der Beek AJ, Holtermann A. Temporal changes in occupational sitting time in the Danish workforce and associations with all-cause mortality: results from the Danish work environment cohort study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2015;12:71.

253. van Drongelen A, van der Beek AJ, Penders GB, Hlobil H, Smid T, Boot CRL. Sickness absence and flight type exposure in flight crew members. Occup Med 2015;65:61-6.

254. van Egmond MP, Duijts SF, Vermeulen SJ, van der Beek AJ, Anema JR. Return to work in sick-listed cancer survivors with job loss: design of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Cancer 2015;15:63.

255. van Muijen P, Duijts SF, Kornet-van der Aa DA, van der Beek AJ, Anema JR. Work disability assessment of cancer survivors: insurance physicians' perspectives. Occup Med 2015;65:558-63.

256. Viester L, Verhagen EA, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. The effect of a health promotion intervention for construction workers on work-related outcomes: results from a randomised controlled trial. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2015;88:789-98.

260. Ainpradub K, Sitthipornvorakul E, Janwantanakul P, van der Beek AJ. Response to Letter to the Editor Re: "Effect of education on non-specific neck and low back pain: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials". Man Ther 2016;23:e5-6.

261. Ainpradub K, Sitthipornvorakul E, Janwantanakul P, van der Beek AJ. Effect of education on non-specific neck and low back pain: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Man Ther 2016;22:31-41.

262. Boot CR, de Kruif AT, Shaw WS, van der Beek AJ, Deeg DJ, Abma T. Factors important for work participation among older workers with depression, cardiovascular disease, and osteoarthritis: a mixed method study. J Occup Rehabil 2016;26:160-72.

263. Burdorf A, van der Beek AJ. To RCT or not to RCT: evidence on effectiveness of return-to-work interventions. Scand J Work Environ Health 2016;42:257-9.

264. de Wind A, van der Pas S, Blatter BM, van der Beek AJ. A life course perspective on working beyo