prof. dr. Geert Savelsbergh

prof. dr.

1987 …2020
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Personal information

Geert J.P. Savelsbergh (Full professor) is the Desmond Tutu chair for Youth, Sport and Reconciliation, Head of the Motor Learning and Performance section and visiting professor in Perceptual-Motor Development and Learning at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. 
In the period of 1991-1996, he was a research fellow of the Royal Netherland Academy of Arts and Sciences and in 2008 he received an honour doctorate of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Ghent, Belgium. 

Supervision  
Savelsbergh (co)-supervised 30 PhD projects and currently supervises PhD projects in Netherlands, Belgium, Brazil, United Kingdom and South -Africa. 

Research

Savelbergh's main research interest is in the visual regulation of movement, talent development and identification. He has published over 200 papers in international peer reviewed scientific journals. 

Teaching

International teaching experience (Belgium; Germany; Italy; Norway; Portugal; United Kingdom).

Ancillary activities

Editorships
Editor of the Infant behavior and Development, associate editor of International Journal of Sport Psychology. 

Ancillary activities

  • Manchester Metropolitan University | Manchester, UK | visiting professor perceptual-motor development | 2011-01-02 - present
  • Publisher Elsevier | Amsterdam | Editor Infant Behavior & Development | 2011-01-02 - present
  • Academy of Physical Education | Amsterdam | Researcher | 2012-09-02 - present
  • Publisher Pozzi | Rome | Associate editor International Journal of Sport Psychology | 2013-01-02 - present

Ancillary activities are updated daily

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Research Output 1987 2020

Do maternal sensitivity and cognitive stimulation during infancy predict executive functions and motor skills in early childhood?

van Setten, L., Ledebt, A., Tharner, A., Oosterman, M., Savelsbergh, G., Schuengel, C. & de Moor, M. H. M., 2020, (Accepted/In press) ICIS.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Perception – action coupling and decision-making in sport

Paterson, G., 2020, 164 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
File
Handwriting
Longitudinal Studies
Remedial Teaching
Aptitude

Adverse effects of anxiety on attentional control differ as a function of experience: A simulated driving study

Gotardi, G. C., Polastri, P. F., Schor, P., Oudejans, R. R. D., van der Kamp, J., Savelsbergh, G. J. P., Navarro, M. & Rodrigues, S. T., Jan 2019, In : Applied Ergonomics. 74, p. 41-47 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Railroad cars
Anxiety
driver
anxiety
Video cameras

Creating Appropriate Training Environments to Improve Technical, Decision-Making, and Physical Skills in Field Hockey

Timmerman, E. A., Savelsbergh, G. J. P. & Farrow, D., 3 Apr 2019, In : Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 90, 2, p. 180-189 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Hockey
Decision Making

Activities 1998 2010

  • 25 Lecture / Presentation
  • 7 Editorial work
  • 2 Conference

The Ergonomics Open Journal (Journal)

G.J.P. Savelsbergh (Member of editorial board)
2010

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

The Ergonomics Open Journal (Journal)

G.J.P. Savelsbergh (Member of editorial board)
2008

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

International Journal of Sport Psychology (Journal)

G.J.P. Savelsbergh (Member of editorial board)
20052010

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

Conference: Murcia Spain

G.J.P. Savelsbergh (Organiser), E.A. Thelen (Organiser), A. Caranza (Organiser), O. Olmos (Organiser)
10 May 2005

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

Journal of Motor Behavior (Journal)

G.J.P. Savelsbergh (Member of editorial board)
20052008

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

Prizes

Bearing angle strategy use for locomotion to and intercepting a moving object

A. Chohan (Recipient), P.M. van Kampen (Recipient), M.. Wind (Recipient), M. Verheul (Recipient) & Geert Savelsbergh (Recipient), 2005

PrizeAcademic