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Karaosmanoğlu, Eda (author)
In Turkey, roughly 3000 children and adolescents are diagnosed with cancer every year (Kebudi, 2012). Although there are different types of pediatric cancers, their trajectory is similar and filled with various physical and psychosocial challenges for the patients and their families. Moreover, cancer usually causes a drastic life change for the...
master thesis 2022
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Ebels, Mirthe (author)
More and more people in the Netherlands want to live in the so-called Randstad. This results in a need for densification in Dutch cities. One of the solutions for this is building more high-rise residential buildings. High-rise buildings provide amazing views and house many people on a small plot of land. They do however, have some downsides....
master thesis 2022
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Hollander, Luna (author)
Since 1975, obesity has nearly tripled globally, indicating a clear trend that threatens public health. Besides changing one’s diet, the illness can be prevented by performing sufficient physical activity. In the Netherlands however, currently only 20% of the children of 11 years old meet the World Health Organisation guidelines for physical...
master thesis 2022
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Schoorl, Marjolein (author)
Young children often have problems sleeping. Some are afraid of the dark. Or wake up multiple times during the night. Another just does not want to go to bed or lays awake for a long time. Whatever the reason, a lack of sleep makes the children tired during the day. For parents, their child's well-being is important, so they want them to sleep...
master thesis 2022
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Ding, Er (author), Zhang, D. (author), Bluyssen, P.M. (author)
To investigate the sufficiency of ventilation during the COVID-19 pandemic for school children, a field study was conducted in 37 classrooms of 11 Dutch secondary schools between October 2020 and June 2021. All the classrooms were visited twice, before and after a three-month national lockdown, when different measures against COVID-19 were taken...
conference paper 2022
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Nasri, M. (author), Tsou, Yung-Ting (author), Koutamanis, A. (author), Baratchi, Mitra (author), Giest, Sarah (author), Reidsma, Dennis (author), Rieffe, Carolien (author)
Social participation at schoolyards is crucial for children’s development. Yet, schoolyard environments contain features that can hinder children’s social participation. In this paper, we empirically examine schoolyards to identify existing obstacles. Traditionally, this type of study requires huge amounts of detailed information about...
journal article 2022
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Hovenier, Renée (author), Goto, L. (author), Huysmans, T. (author), van Gestel, Monica (author), Klein-Blommert, Rozalinde (author), Markhorst, Dick (author), Dijkman, Coen (author), Bem, Reinout A. (author)
Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) is increasingly used in the support of acute respiratory failure in critically ill children admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). One of the major challenges in pediatric NIV is finding an optimal fitting mask that limits air leakage, in particular for young children and those with specific...
journal article 2022
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Koekkoek, Tom (author)
This graduation project focuses on how architecture and the built environment can provide a child-friendly and future-proof childhood in the inner city. In the Netherlands we have got the phrase huisje, boompje, beestje. This symbolizes the phase of young couples who are going to settle and are having a nice, quiet and standard family life. For...
master thesis 2021
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Imhoff, Thomas (author)
Project goal<br/><br/>The goal of this project is to design an immersive interactive experience inside an electric truck for Museon for pop-up locations at schools aimed at preteenagers to inspire, activate, and make them care about nature and sustainability. The experience should be made accessible to children from disadvantaged neighbourhoods....
master thesis 2021
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de Zeeuw, Emma (author)
Yearly, roughly 350.000 child hospitalizations take place in the Netherlands and 27% of Dutch children had a chronic disease in 2019, varying from frequently occurring diagnoses like asthma to rare and progressive diseases. However, the life expectancy for children who suffer from a chronic illness continues to increase considerably. This...
master thesis 2021
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Elverding, Owen (author)
The project sets out to investigate what the architectural model could be like that offers shelter to parentless refugee children that now live in camps throughout Europe. To offer the children the prospect of a brighter future, the building sets out to create a safe and protective environment, one that allows them to withdraw and cope with...
master thesis 2021
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Majeed, Mazeen (author)
According to Dutch Deputy Prime Minister, Kajsa Ollongren, the Netherlands is faced with a massive task of creating one million homes before 2030. Big cities are characterized by the steady sub-urbanization of young middle-class families. Households often leave the city as soon as they want to have children, or shortly after their child is born....
master thesis 2021
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Al-Korany, Mays (author)
Redesign of two building on Campus North in the Hembrug, Zaandam area. The design focusses on creating a low-tech and stimulating environment for children. Where parents can have workspaces and maintain a connection with their children (visual and physical).
master thesis 2021
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Westerhof, Marten (author)
Sustainable Rural Initiatives (SRI) is a non-profit organisation in Okana, a rural community in West Kenya. SRI provides the community members of Okana with opportunities to develop practical skills such as carpentry and tailoring. SRI also works with international partners with specific expertise to give local community members opportunities to...
master thesis 2021
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Westerhof, M.B. (author), Gielen, M.A. (author), van Boeijen, A.G.C. (author), Jowi, James Otieno (author)
abstract 2021
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Rostamzadeh, Sajjad (author), Saremi, Mahnaz (author), Abouhossein, Alireza (author), Vosoughi, Shahram (author), Molenbroek, J.F.M. (author)
Background: Grip strength is an essential component of physical fitness. The objective of this study was to develop normative handgrip strength data for Iranian healthy boys and girls comparing their handgrip strength with international reference values. Methods: Handgrip strength was measured in 2637 healthy children/adolescents (1391 boys...
journal article 2021
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Goto, L. (author), Lee, Wonsup (author), Huysmans, T. (author), Molenbroek, J.F.M. (author), Goossens, R.H.M. (author)
The use of 3D anthropometric data of children’s heads and faces has great potential in the development of protective gear and medical products that need to provide a close fit in order to function well. Given the lack of detailed data of this kind, the aim of this study is to map the size and shape variation of Dutch children’s heads and...
journal article 2021
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Lomas, J.D. (author), Karac, Mihovil (author), Gielen, M.A. (author)
The potential space of game designs is astronomically large. This paper shows how game design theories can be translated into a simple, tangible card deck that can assist in the exploration of new game designs within a broader "design space."By translating elements of game design theory into a physical card deck, we enable users to randomly...
journal article 2021
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loddo, M. (author), Boersma, Foekje (author), Kleppe, Martijn (author), Vingerhoets, Karin (author)
In the late 1990s, the explosion of electronic resources resulted in large-scale digitisation projects amid the need for the preservation of digital information. The KB, National Library of the Netherlands, has been actively involved in these activities. Now, it is proposing better ways to both preserve physical library materials and improve...
journal article 2021
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Zhang, Yiwen (author)
With the influence of COVID-19, people all over the world are facing significant challenges. Families with school-aged children face difficulties in helping the children transition from traditional school to online education while bearing various stress due to the epidemic quarantine measures. The situation leads to an intense parent-child...
master thesis 2020
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