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University Medical Center Groningen

dr. M.T. Elferink-Gemser

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dr. M.T. Elferink-Gemser

Curriculum Vitae

Personal details

Dr. Marije Titia Elferink-Gemser

Date and place of birth: 7 August 1973, Sneek, the Netherlands



VWO (Gymnasium)

School:Magister Alvinus Sneek

Date:June 1991

Exam courses:Dutch, English, German, Ancient Greek, Mathematics B, Physics, Chemistry, Biology


Master's (doctoraal)

University of Groningen

Faculty:Social Sciences (PPSW)

Date:June 1996

Main subject:Sports Research


Teacher’s degree for Higher Medical Education (HGZO; Hoger Gezondheidszorg Onderwijs):

University of Amsterdam (VU)

Faculty:Human Movement Sciences

Date:January 1997


Doctorate (PhD)

University of Groningen

Date and place of doctoral degree:Groningen, 14 April 2005

Promotor:Prof.dr. Th.Mulder

Supervisors (Co-promotores):Dr. Chris Visscher, Dr. Koen A.P.M. Lemmink

Title of thesis:Today’s talented youth field hockey players, the stars of tomorrow? A study on talent development in field hockey.

Work experience since graduating

1996-1998:Research assistant (sports research) at the Center for Human Movement Sciences, University of Groningen

1996-1997:Teacher medical courses and tutor at the MBRT, Hanzehogeschool Groningen

1997-2002:Teacher medical courses at the School for Physiotherapy, Hanzehogeschool Groningen ( Dutch, American, and Norwegian students)

1996-2000:National level speed skater (long track and marathon)

1998-2000:Professional cyclist in Farm Frites-Hartol team (Leontien Zijlaard-Van Moorsel)

2000-2005:Researcher at the Center for Human Movement Sciences, University of Groningen (PhD-project on talent development in sports)

2002-2005:Teacher at the Center for Human Movement Sciences, University of Groningen

2005-current:Researcher/Lecturer at the Center for Human Movement Sciences, University of Groningen, the Netherlands

2006:Visiting faculty at McMaster University Hamilton for 6 months. Researcher and teacher in the Motor Behaviour Group of the department of Kinesiology. Cooperation with Dr. Janet Starkes, Dr. Tim Lee, Dr. Digby Elliot, and Dr. Jim Lyons.

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Contact information

Antonius Deusinglaan 1
9713 AV Groningen
The Netherlands

Center for Human Movement Sciences

Gebouw 3215, kamer 325