Marit studied human movement science in Groningen, with the specialization “Rehabilitation care and care for disabled persons”. She graduated in 2005, whereafter she started as a PhD student at Roessingh Research and Development in the cluster Telemedicine. She received her doctor’s degree in 2011 and from that moment she has been working as a researcher on different projects with the scope being adoption and implementation of telemedicine services for patients with chronic diseases.
Dekker-van Weering MGH, Vollenbroek-Hutten MMR, Hermens HJ (2016). Adherence to an online exercise program for COPD patients in the home environment- a pilot study. Health and Technology, 6(4), 259-268. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12553-016-0137-3
Dekker-van Weering MGH, Vollenbroek-Hutten MMR, Hermens HJ (2015). A pilot study – the potential value of an activity-based feedback system for treatment of individuals with chronic lower back pain. Disability and Rehabilitation, 37(24), 2250-2256. https://doi.org/10.3109/09638288.2015.1019009
Dekker-van Weering MGH, Vollenbroek-Hutten MMR, Hermens HJ. Do personalized feedback messages about activity patterns stimulate patients with chronic low back pain to change their activity behavior on a short term notice? Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 37(2), 81-89. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10484-012-9181-6
van Weering MGH, Vollenbroek-Hutten MMR, Hermens HJ (2010). The relationship between objectively and subjectively measured activity levels in people with chronic low back pain. Clinical Rehabilitation, 25(3), 256-263. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269215510380828
van Weering MGH, Vollenbroek-Hutten MMR, Tönis TM, Hermens HJ (2008). Daily physical activities in chronic lower back pain patients assessed with accelerometry. European Journal of Pain, 13(6), 649-654. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpain.2008.07.005