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Groningen Lectures in Movement Sciences 2021-2022

Groningen Lectures in Movement Sciences
Groningen Lectures in Movement Sciences

Four (or more) times a year the department of Human Movement Sciences (UMCG/UG) organizes the ‘Groningen Lectures in Movement Sciences’ (GLMS). In this series, outstanding researchers from the Netherlands and abroad present a lecture on a human movement sciences topic. The speakers will present in English and the lectures are open to attend for everybody interested.

Dates for the new academic year 2021-2022 are:

Date Time Location Lecturer Title Abstract
4 November 2021 15.00-16.00


+ livestream P2GO

Dr. Matteo Lancini, Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Thermal Measurements Laboratory of the Department of Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, University of Brescia (Italy).

Measuring Systems for Human Motion and Performance: The Experiences of the University of Brescia’

14 December 2021 9.30-10.30

Online via Nestor Collaborate

Dr. Gert-Jan Pepping, Associate Professor, Deputy Head, School of Behavioural and Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University, Banyo

‘Affordances for Exploration and The Regulation of Action in Sport, Exercise and Healthy Ageing’

3 February 2022 15.00-16.00 Hybride: Keuningzaal & online Dr. Erja Portegijs, Associate Professor, Rosalind Franklin Fellow, Faculty of Medical Sciences, department of Human Movement Sciences, UMCG/University of Groningen ‘Physical performance and activity in old age in the context of daily life’


31 March 2022 12.00-13.00 Hybride: Faberzaal & (online ): Dr. Ruud den Hartigh, Associate Professor Talent Development & Creativity, Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences, Department Developmental Psychology, University of Groningen

Resilience in sports: A multidisciplinary and personalized approach in theory and practice

12 May 2022 9.00-10.00 Keuningzaal & livestream

Prof. dr. Rouwen Canal-Bruland, Head of department for the Psychology of Human Movement and Sport, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany.

‘Anticipation in Sports: Integrating contextual and multisensory information.’



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