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Every once in a while a few of the dozens of studies conducted within MOVE are put in the spotlight. You can find these items on our homepage in the carousel of changing pictures. Please see below what topics are currently in the spotlight. 
 

How fat helps bone growthStamcelonderzoek_groot  When you lose a tooth, a root implant is one of the options. But now and then there's not enough bone to do so. Stem cell research may offer a solution.

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Movement = health?gezondheid grootPhysical activity is of utmost importance for health and quality of life. However, excessive physical activity can also cause health problems.

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To simulate a vertebral disc Cells behave different in a three-dimensional environment than in a flat plane. Much like a jellyfish has a different shape in the sea than on the beach. An experiment with a petri dish does not take us much further. For that reason, we use bioreactors, in which the circumstances of an organ or tissue are simulated.
 
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Is looking required at all times?Prismabril_grootTo score, you need to look at your target at the right time. We discovered that during a basketball jump shot a half a second look at the target rim is enough to be successful. 

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How to spare your back?That one person suffers from back pain easily rather than another is not only due to differences in the strength of their vertebrae. Different people perform their movements in different ways. And is bending your knees better than bending your back? 

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