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T.S.O. (Tjerk) Sleeswijk Visser

PhD Candidate

  • Department
  • Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine



Since the start of my studies I have a special interest in sports medicine. Before starting my PhD at the Erasmus MC I worked for 1 year as a resident in cardiology. My current research focuses on achilles tendon structure and achilles tendinopathy.

Education and career

MSc in medicine, Universiteit Leiden


Publications on Pubmed

Current research project

The REVEAL study. This international study focuses on obtaining reference values of Achilles tendon structure and calf muscle strength-endurance