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I obtained a PhD in Medicine from the University of Amsterdam in 2001 on the relationship between pushing and pulling and musculoskeletal symptoms. Since 2001, I have been working as an assistant professor at the department of Human Movement Sciences of the Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.  I teach courses on research methodology, epidemiology and statistics. My main research interests focus on the upper extremities in work, rehabilitation and sports. I am involved in research projects on baseball pitching, wheelchair basketball, mobility of older adults, occupational ergonomics and orthopaedics. Currently, I serve as an associate editor of IISE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors. In addition, I am a member of the ethical review board of the Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences.

Prizes and Awards

Liberty Mutual Best Paper Award 2004 - Best International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics Paper (co-author)

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Research Output 1995 2018

Development, construct validity and test–retest reliability of a field-based wheelchair mobility performance test for wheelchair basketball

de Witte, A. M. H., Hoozemans, M. J. M., Berger, M. A. M., van der Slikke, R. M. A., van der Woude, L. H. V. & Veeger, D. . H. E. J. Jan 2018 In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 31, 1, p. 23-32 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Basketball
Wheelchairs
Reproducibility of Results
Sports
Athletes
Femoral Nerve
Ultrasonography
Knee
Neck
Thigh

Focus of attention instructions during baseball pitching training

van der Graaff, E., Hoozemans, M., Pasteuning, M., Veeger, D. & Beek, P. J. 1 Jun 2018 In : International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching. 13, 3, p. 391-397 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
instruction
Sports
coach
coaching
strike

Knee Angle and Stride Length in Association with Ball Speed in Youth Baseball Pitchers

van Trigt, B., Schallig, W., van der Graaff, E., Hoozemans, M. J. M. & Veeger, D. 29 May 2018 In : Sports (Basel, Switzerland). 6, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Baseball
Knee
Foot
Leg
Body Height

Mobility Performance in Wheelchair Basketball

de Witte, A. M. H. 2018 139 p.

Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VU

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