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dr. M.H. Cantell

Assistant Professor

Multidisciplinary projects together with researchers and students from the University of Groningen; University Medical Centre Groningen; Beatrixoord UMCG Centrum voor Revalidatie; Hanze University Groningen; Western Australian Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) Research Group and Notredame University, Australia; University of Jyväskylä, Finland; University of Calgary, Canada; CanChild MacMaster University, Canada

1. A longitudinal study of the relationships between motor, executive and language development in children with and without developmental risk for Developmental Coordination Disorder and language disorder [Relatie tussen motorische ontwikkeling, taalontwikkeling en executieve functies bij kinderen van 3 tot 5 jaar met en zonder een risico op Developmental Coordination Disorder en taalstoornisse] (PhD project of Gerda van der Veer; co-promotors Cantell & Houwen)

2. Intrinsic and external variables associated with children's motor competence (PhD project of Donna Sääkslahti; co-supervision Cantell & Juutinen)

3. Cross-cultural Dutch adaptation of the Adolescent Motor Competence Questionnaire (AMCQ) and preliminary exploration of its psychometric properties (PhD project of Amanda Timler)

4. Reliability and validity of the Finnish version of the Motor Observation Questionnaire for Teachers (PhD project of Piritta Asunta)

5. Psychometric properties of the Dutch version of the Little Developmental Coordination Disorder Questionnaire (LDCDQ-NL)

6. Physical activity in families with young children (Y-Be-Active)

7. Developmental Coordination Disorder: een onzichtbare ontwikkelingsstoornis zichtbaar gemaakt. -Een onderzoek naar bekendheid en kennis onder zorgprofessionals, leerkrachten en ouders

8. Inclusive, mixed ability dance (I can dance; Nightwalker 2 - Andre Arends)

9. Quality of movement and embodied observation

Last modified:01 October 2018 2.48 p.m.

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Early Childhood Development

Job title:
Assistant Professor
Working hours:
part-time (.5)

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