Education and career
After obtaining my bachelor degree in physiotherapy at the Hanze Hogeschool and master degree Human Movement Sciences at the University of Groningen I have worked as a physical therapist at several institutes in Groningen and Rotterdam.
In 2002 I started at the unit Physical Therapy and in 2009 I joined the Center for Lysosomal and Metabolic Diseases of the Erasmus MC University Medical Center in Rotterdam. In 2019 I obtained my PhD degree at the Erasmus University Rotterdam (Thesis: Physiotherapy Management in Adults with Pompe Disease).
For an up to date list of my peer-reviewed publications, please go to PubMed or ResearchGate for reprints of my publications, please contact me using my ResearchGate profile.
I provide a lecture on training in neuromuscular diseases for the Minor “Rehabilitation & Sports” (Bachelor Medicine, Erasmus University).
Current research projects
Physical performance during and after ICU admission.