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Jasper is a human movement scientist (VU Amsterdam 2002) who holds a PhD in biomechanical engineering (UT 2009). The focus of his research is on the analysis of human movement (from a kinetic, kinematic and exercise physiological perspective) in the field of physical rehabilitation and sports. Central themes are individual movement patterns, the effects of fatigue on movement patterns in relation to injury development (in particular during running) and measuring, monitoring and (re-training) kinematics outside the laboratory by means of inertial magnetic measurement units. Jasper teaches in the Master’s program of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Twente. In the 2015 fall semester Jasper was a Fulbright scholar (visiting professor) at the University of Kentucky, College of Health Science in the BioMotion lab where he studied analysis of movement in rehabilitation and sports.
Gait analysis, Running mechanics, Lower limb injuries, Fatigue, Monitoring and feedback, Inertial sensors, Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Gait disorders, Gait (re-)training.
Reenalda J, Maartens E, Buurke JH, Gruber AH (2019). Kinematics and shock attenuation during a prolonged run on the athletic track as measured with inertial magnetic measurement units. Gait & Posture, 68, 155-160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2018.11.020
Wouda FJ, Giuberti M, Bellusci G, Maartens E, Reenalda J, van Beijnum BF, Veltink PH (2018). Estimation of Vertical Ground Reaction Forces and Sagittal Knee Kinematics During Running Using Three Inertial Sensors. Frontiers in Physiology, 9, 218. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.00218
Reenalda J, Maartens E, Homan L, Buurke JH (2016). Continuous three dimensional analysis of running mechanics during a marathon by means of inertial magnetic measurement units to objectify changes in running mechanics. Journal of Biomechanics, 49(14), 3362-3367. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.08.032
Reenalda J, Maas MTF, de Koning JJ. The influence of added mass on the optimal step length in running. International Journal of Sport Physiology and Performance, 11(7), 920-926. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2015-0182
Haarman, Reenalda et al (2016). The effect of ‘device-in-charge’ versus ‘patient-in-charge’ support during robotic gait training on walking ability and balance in chronic stroke survivors: a systematic review. Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering, 3, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1177/2055668316676785.
Anke is a human movement scientist working at Roessingh Research and Development since 2001. She got her PhD at the University of Twente in 2010 on a randomized controlled trial, in which the effect of an implantable two-channel peroneal nerve stimulation was examined in comparison with usual care, consisting of a splint or orthopedic shoe, in chronic stroke survivors with a drop foot.
Currently she is involved in several (inter)national research projects concerning stimulation of motor relearning in neurological disorders using rehabilitation technology (including (soft)robotics and applied gaming), mainly for the upper extremity.
Radder B, Prange-Lasonder GB, Kottink AIR, Holmberg J, Sletta K, van Dijk M, Meyer T, Buurke JH, Rietman JS (2018). The effect of a wearable soft-robotic glove on motor function and functional performance of older adults. Assistive Technology, 30, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1080/10400435.2018.1453888
Prange GB, Kottink AIR, Buurke JH, Eckhardt MM, Rouweler BJ, Ribbers GM, Rietman JS (2015). The effect of arm support combined with rehabilitation games on upper extremity function in sub-acute stroke: a randomized controlled trial. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 29(2), 174-182. https://doi.org/10.1177/1545968314535985
Kottink AIR, Prange GB, Krabben T, Rietman JS, Buurke JH (2014). Gaming and conventional exercises for improvement of arm function after stroke: a randomized controlled pilot study. Games for Health Journal, 3(3), 184-191. https://doi.org/10.1089/g4h.2014.0026
Kottink AIR, Tenniglo MJ, de Vries WHK, Hermens HJ, Buurke JH (2012). Effects of an implantable two-channel peroneal nerve stimulator versus conventional walking device on spatiotemporal parameters and kinematics of hemiparetic gait. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 44(1), 51-57. https://doi.org/10.2340/16501977-0909
Ellis MD, Kottink AIR, Prange GB, Rietman JS, Buurke JH, Dewald JPA (2011). Quantifying loss of independent joint control in acute stroke with a robotic evaluation of reaching workspace. 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC, 8231-8234. https://doi.org/10.1109/IEMBS.2011.6091940