Marianne Sinoo (Lid Lectoraat); Mirjam van Tilborg (Lid Lectoraat); Jos Schols; Dr. Helianthe S.M. Kort (Lector)
The finding of poor lighting conditions in nursing homes in combination with a high prevalence of visual problems (with cataract found to be the most common age related pathology), stretches the need of enhanced awareness of eye care by professional caregivers.
Nienke Bleijenberg (Lid Lectoraat); Nicolaas P.A. Zuithoff; Alexander K. Smith; Niek de Wit; Marieke Schuurmans (Lector)
Objectives: To examine the risk of disability in 15 individual ADL, IADL, and mobility in older adults
by age; and to assess the association of multimorbidity, gender, and education with disability. Design & Setting: A prospective cohort study. The sample included 805 community-dwelling older people …
Maarten R. Prins; Mariëtte Griffioen; Thom T.J. Veeger; Drs. Henri Kiers; Onno G. Meijer; Peter van der Wurff; Sjoerd Bruijn; Jaap van Dieen
Purpose: The purpose of this systematic review was to assess whether LBP patients demonstrate signs of splinting by evaluating the reactions to unexpected mechanical perturbations in terms of (1) trunk muscle activity, (2) kinetic and (3) kinematic trunk responses and (4) estimated mechanical properties …
Marije te Kulve; Marcel Loomans; Emelieke Huisman (Lid Lectoraat); Dr. Helianthe S.M. Kort (Lector)
Not much is known about the favourable indoor air quality in long term care facilities (LTCFs), where older adults suffering from dementia live. Older adults, especially those who suffer from dementia, are more sensible to the indoor environment. However, no special requirements for the indoor air in …
Blended care, a combination of online and face-to-face care, is seen as a promising treatment option. However, actual use of blended interventions in practice is disappointing.
The objective of this study was two folded. The first aim was to develop a blended exercise therapy …
Jos Gunsing; Daniël Telgen (Lid Lectoraat); Johan van Althuis; Jaap van de Loosdrecht; Mark Stappers; Peter Klijn
Robots need sensors to operate properly. Using a single image sensor, various aspects of a robot operating in its environment can be measured or monitored. Over the past few years, image sensors have improved a
lot: frame rate and resolution have increased, while prices have fallen. As a result, data …
Marlotte M. Vonk (Onderzoeker); Mara A.P. Diks (Onderzoeker); Laura Wagenaar (Onderzoeker); J.J. Smit (Onderzoeker); Raymond Pieters (Lector); Johan Garssen (Onderzoeker); Betty C.A.M. van Esch (Onderzoeker); Léon M.J. Knippels (Onderzoeker)
From teh UU repository: "Background: Oral immunotherapy (OIT) is a promising therapeutic approach to treat food allergic patients. However, there are some concerns regarding its safety and long-term efficacy. The use of non-digestible oligosaccharides might improve OIT efficacy since they are known to …
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