dr. Teatske Altenburg

DR., (Principal Investigator)


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Personal profile

Research interests

As a human movement scientist, Dr. Altenburg is interested in movement behaviours. She is specialised in child-friendly research methods, including participatory action research. Dr. Altenburg her research is focused on measurement, determinants and mechanisms underlying the health consequences of physical activity and sedentary behaviour. In her work, she involves youth themselves to co-create innovations that maximise their health.


Child Public Health

Ancillary activities

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Participatory action research

Experimental research

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Award Date: 12 Jun 2008

PhD, Manchester Metropolitan University

Award Date: 1 May 2008

Master, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Award Date: 30 Apr 2003


  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • physical activity
  • sedentary behaviour
  • accelerometer data analysis
  • participatory methods
  • RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
  • child
  • adolescent
  • QP Physiology
  • cardiometabolic indicators
  • muscle function


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