dr. Stephan van der Zwaard

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Hi, I am Stephan van der Zwaard, an assistant professor in data science and exercise physiology. 

I have always been fascinated by exercise physiology and understanding how humans improve their physical performance.

I was first inspired when I attended a physical testing session of the former Jumbo-Visma speed skating team and saw the exceptional performance of speed skaters after years of training.

With my background in sports, physiology and data science, I am a researcher that aims to unravel how humans adapt to training and improve their exercise tolerance and physical performance.

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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


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