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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. I work as an associate 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, tennis, fitness, 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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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy


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