Initiator Chris Visscher tells about the Sport Science Institute where the University of Groningen, the UMCG and the Hanze University of Applied Sciences will bring together their sport research and teaching. ‘Sport and healthy ageing’, sport performance’ and ‘sport and sustainable society’ are the main focuses of the new Sport Science Minor.
The weekly online video magazine Unifocus highlights topics related to the University of Groningen in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
Prof. Cisca Wijmenga will receive the 2022 Galjaard Award from the Dutch Society for Human Genetics (NVHG)
People often talk about a healthy intestinal flora, but until now it has not been clear what a 'healthy' gut microbiome actually means. Researchers at the University Medical Center Groningen have now been able to properly determine the composition...
Unfortunately, not everyone is able to return to sport after injuring an anterior cruciate ligament. A series of specific tests that measure important aspects such as muscle strength, stability, quality of movement, and psychological readiness may...
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