A wide range
MOVE researchers are from various disciplines, and with different specializations within these disciplines. Below is a brief summary on what MOVE has to offer.
Where will you find our expertise?
The results from our studies find their way in society. If you want to know more, please visit our research pages.
We also give lectures, write scientific and popular articles and books, organize conferences and symposia, provide education and regularly receive attention from popular media.
MOVE also conducts research for third parties. These may be civil organizations, associations or companies. Do you have any interest in this, any questions, or maybe a proposal: please do not hesitate to contact us.
Areas of expertise
The various areas of expertise at MOVE are summarized in our three main research themes. Within these themes numerous specializations and disciplines are there to be explored. From oral biology to tissue regeneration to plastic surgery. And from coaching, learning, perception and movement behavior to muscle tissue research, brain plasticity and robotics.
Rehabilitation involves the management of disorders that improve the function and performance of the patient. The emphasis of the research theme rehabilitation is to understand the underlying mechanisms of rehabilitation in patients with neurological and musculoskeletal diseases.
- REGENERATIVE MEDICINE
The aim of Regenerative Medicine is to prevent damage or promote recovery from damage to the locomotor system, due to disposition, ageing, inadequate nutrition, incorrect movement, trauma, loading habits, and disease. This concerns patients with osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, and disk degeneration, as well as patients with damaged (jaw) bone, cartilage, or muscle tissue.
Sport is important for competitors as well as for spectators and as such has an important influence on society. The societal impact of sport extends from improved cognitive performance to social integration and e.g. the reduction of lifestyle diseases such as obesity. Sport has a beneficial effect on general well-being and quality of life.