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N.E.J. (Núria) Jansen

PhD Student

  • Department
  • General Practice
  • Focus area
  • Overweight and obese patients with knee osteoarthritis in primary care



Núria Jansen is a PhD student in the field of knee osteoarthritis at the Department of General Practice at Erasmus MC. She finished her Bachelor in Life Science at the Hogeschool Utrecht in 2016. In 2020 she obtained her master degree as Human Movement Scientist at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. During her master program, she was involved in a research project investigating the response of high-intensity resistance training on serum biomarkers in patients with knee osteoarthritis which was performed at Reade, a Center for Rehabilitation and Rheumatology.

Her PhD-project focuses on the effectiveness of a combined lifestyle intervention (GLI beweegkuur) in overweight and obese patients with knee osteoarthritis in primary care. Within this project, a qualitative study among health care professionals will also be performed to investigate the implementation of this lifestyle intervention.

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