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Staff members with discipline Sport Sciences

Academia develops at the interface of different fields. This is one reason why the University of Groningen is home to a wide range of fields, each with a great number of subject specialists. The overview below, which is based on a standard categorization of fields, will help you find the right expert for each field. If you cannot find the expert you are looking for in this list, try searching via a related field or faculty; you may find him or her there.

Overview of all disciplines

Musculoskeletal disorders in Sports-Orthopaedics
dr. I. (Inge) van den Akker-Scheek
Contact
i.scheek umcg.nl
+31 50 361 0549
Function
Associate Professor
Field / Discipline
Performance Prediction in Sports; Performance Analysis
T.L.G. (Tom) Bergkamp, MSc
Contact
t.l.g.bergkamp rug.nl
+31 50 36 35120
Function
PhD Student
Resilience, Overtraining, Monitoring Training, Quantifying Training Load, Load-Recovery balance, Injury prevention, Complex Dynamical Systems, Nonlinear Time-Series Analysis

J.J. (Jur) Brauers
Contact
j.j.brauers umcg.nl
Function
PhD
Field / Discipline
Sport Performance Optimization, Injury prevention, Overtraining, Monitoring training, Quantifying training load, Teamsport physiology, Stress-Recovery balance, Testing, Notational Analyses, Time-motion Analyses.
dr. M.S. (Michel) Brink
Contact
m.s.brink umcg.nl
Function
Sport Scientist (universitair docent)
Field / Discipline
Longitudinal cohort studies, randomized controlled lifestyle intervention studies in Nutrition, Physical Activity, Lifestyle, Diabetes, Obesity in the general population / children / renal transplant recipients / diabetes / severe mental illness, E-Health, ...
dr. ir. E. (Eva) Corpeleijn
Contact
e.corpeleijn umcg.nl
Function
Associate Professor, Senior Researcher
In my research I study motor coordination, learning and development from a dynamical systems perspective. I am interested in our ability to form social systems with others (such as in rowing, dance or martial arts) and the ability to explore new possibilities for action within a (social) system.

Coordination dynamics || Motor Development and learning || Sport Sciences
dr. L.S. (Laura) Cuijpers, MSc
Contact
l.s.cuijpers umcg.nl
Function
Lecturer
arthroscopic surgery / sports and exercise medicine / overuse injuries
No picture available
Contact
r.l.diercks umcg.nl
Function
Professor of clinical sports medicine
Field / Discipline
No picture available
Contact
a.van.dijk02 umcg.nl
Function
PhD candidate
Field / Discipline
Talent identification and development in youth sports
dr. M.T. (Marije) Elferink-Gemser
Contact
m.t.elferink-gemser umcg.nl
Function
Lecturer
Field / Discipline
Gene Therapy, Gene doping
prof. dr. H.J. (Hidde) Haisma
Contact
h.j.haisma rug.nl
+31 50 36 38174
Function
Professor Therapeutic Gene Modulation
talent development, sport psychology, complex systems, psychological momentum, resilience
dr. J.R. (Ruud) den Hartigh
Contact
j.r.den.hartigh rug.nl
+31 50 36 39726
Function
Assistant Professor Talent Development & Creativity
Field / Discipline
dr. E. (Esther) Hartman
Contact
e.hartman umcg.nl
Function
Associate Professor / Researcher
Human Movement Sciences: Movement, Aging and Health
dr. M.J.G. (Marieke) van Heuvelen
Contact
m.j.g.van.heuvelen umcg.nl
+31 50 361 6044
Function
Assistant professor
dr. S. (Suzanne) Houwen
Contact
s.houwen rug.nl
+31 50 36 39716
Function
Assistant Professor
Talent research in sports
B.C.H. (Barbara) Huijgen, PhD
Contact
b.c.h.huijgen rug.nl
+31 50 361 6059
Function
Researcher / Lecturer
Field / Discipline
Virtual Reality, Rehabilitation, Neuromechanics and Prosthetics, Signal acquisition and analysis, Classification in rehabilitation and adaptive sports
H.G. (Helco) van Keeken
Contact
h.g.van.keeken umcg.nl
Function
Assistant professor
No picture available
Contact
m.kempe umcg.nl
Function
Assistant professor
Biomechanics
Ergometry
Signal acquisition and analysis
R. (Rick) de Klerk, MSc
Contact
r.de.klerk umcg.nl
Function
Junior lecturer & PhD candidate
Applied microeconometrics, Insurance economics, Non-life insurance models, Economics and econometrics of sports
prof. dr. R.H. (Ruud) Koning
Contact
r.h.koning rug.nl
+31 50 36 37192
Function
Professor
Clinical Coordination Dynamics / instrumental gait  and posture analysis/  Healthy Aging / Mobility and technology / Gamifcation & mobility / motor learning and rehabilitation / fall prevention aging and cognition
dr. C.J.C. (Claudine ) Lamoth
Contact
c.j.c.lamoth umcg.nl
Function
Associate Professor
Sports, performance and innovation
prof. dr. K.A.P.M. (Koen) Lemmink
Contact
k.a.p.m.lemmink umcg.nl
Function
Professor Sports, performance and innovation and head of center human movement sciences
Field / Discipline
dr. R. (Remo) Mombarg
Contact
r.mombarg rug.nl
+31 6 2240 6269
Function
lecturer/researcher
Running-related injuries
Running biomechanics
Gait analysis
S.H. (Seyed Hamed) Mousavi
Contact
s.h.mousavi umcg.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Sportpsychology, Complex Dynamical Systems, Resilience, Talent Development, Nonlinear Time-Series Analysis, Emotions, Nonverbal Behavior
N.D. (Niklas Dieter) Neumann, MSc
Contact
n.d.neumann rug.nl
+31 50 36 36487
Function
Physical, technical, and (team) tactical performance in small-sided games and official matches in soccer
S.B.H. (Sigrid) Olthof
Contact
s.b.h.olthof umcg.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
No picture available
Contact
r.a.olthuis umcg.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Monitoring performance of endurance athletes
General human physiology
Exercise physiology
CPET testing
No picture available
Contact
t.a.otter umcg.nl
Function
Lecturer in human physiology
Field / Discipline
(perceptuo-)motor control and coordination, laterality, interpersonal coordination, joint action in sports, systems dynamics

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dr. H.J. (Harjo) de Poel
Contact
h.j.de.poel umcg.nl
Function
assistant professor
Perception-action, perceptual-motor development, physical activity and cognition in children
dr. J. (Joanne) Smith
Contact
j.smith umcg.nl
Function
Assistant Professor
Motor learning
Biomechanics
Cyclic upper body exercise
Adapted sports
R.J.K. (Riemer) Vegter
Contact
r.j.k.vegter umcg.nl
Function
Human Movement Sciences: Assistant Professor
Sport, learning and performance; talent development; sport and cognition
C. (Chris) Visscher
Contact
c.visscher rug.nl
Function
Head of department / Professor
Human Movement Sciences, Rehabilitation and Functional Recovery; restoration of mobility in persons with a spinal cord injury; wheeled mobility (wheelchair & handbike propulsion and technology); optimisation of cyclic exercise (upper body as well as walking); ergonomics of assistive technology; sports & handicap; organizer of different international congress events
prof. dr. L.H.V. (Lucas) van der Woude
Contact
l.h.v.van.der.woude umcg.nl
Function
Professor Human Movement, Rehabilitation & Functional Recovery
dr. ir. F.T.J.M. (Frank) Zaal
Contact
f.t.j.m.zaal umcg.nl
Function
Associate Professor
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