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University Medical Center Groningen

prof. L.H.V. (Lucas) van der Woude

Professor Human Movement, Rehabilitation & Functional Recovery
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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

Other positions

Former: Chair Specialisation Rehablilitation, Member Advisory Board (Center for Human Movement Sciences, UMCG, RUG)
Adjunct researcher at Center for Rehabilitation, location Beatrixoord, UMCG; member of SPRINT; professor in Biomechanics and Adapted Physical Activity at European Master in Adapted Physical Activity, Erasmus Mundus KU Leuven; Associate editor Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development; Adjunct associate professor Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Technology, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh; Member special Interests group Rehabilitation (VvBN), Working group Sports and Human Movement (VRA), Program leader ZonMw Rehabilitation program Restoration of mobility in spinal cord rehabilitation; program leader ALLRISC (
Voorheen (till 31-7-2022): Visiting Professor Loughborough University
Principal Investigator
Last modified:01 March 2024 12.25 p.m.

Contact information

Antonius Deusinglaan 1
9713 AV Groningen
The Netherlands

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