Sietske Luijten

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Sports, Epidemiology, Sports Injury and Illness, Injury Prevention, Adapted Sports

Research interests

I am a Human Movements Scientist, graduated at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 2019. At the moment, I work as a junior researcher at the Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc at the department of Public and Occupational Health. 

My main research interest is injury prevention in adapted sports. My main focusses are on 1) epidemiology of injury and illness in adapted sports, 2) impact of these health problems, 3) effectiveness of an online intervention (TIPAS) to address these health problems and 4) implementation of this intervention. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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