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Cindy Veenhof

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Biography

Cindy Veenhof is professor in Clinical Health Sciences, specifically Physiotherapy Sciences at the Department Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy Science & Sport. Her research focuses on:

- Use of technology within physiotherapy / exercise therapy

- Physical fitness before, during and after hospital stay

- the role of physiotherapy in the community (zorg in de wijk)

Her research is closely linked to the daily practice of physiotherapy.  She has a lot of focus on the questions from daily practice and also on the implementation of the results in daily practice.  She performs her research both in primary care and UMC Utrecht and also in the Center for Physiotherapy Research & Innovation in Primary Care at Leidsche Rijn Julius Health Care Centers.

Cindy Veenhof is responsible for the Physiotherapy Sciences Master Program of the University Utrecht (annual graduation 20-25 students) and supervises around 15 PdD students.

She has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers, over forty practice publications and contributed to several books.

Research line

Physiotherapy, physical (in)activity, innovation, eHealth, implementation, peri-operative fitness

 

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Recent publications

Reframing Communication about Fall Prevention Programs to Increase Older Adults' Intentions to Participate Meike C van Scherpenseel, Lidia J van Veenendaal, Saskia J Te Velde, Elise Volk, Di-Janne J A Barten, Cindy Veenhof, Marielle H Emmelot-Vonk, Amber Ronteltap
International journal of environmental research and public health, 2024, vol. 21
Comment on The Association Between Preoperative Inspiratory Muscle Training Variables and Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in Subjects With Esophageal Cancer Cristian Deana, Meike C Overbeek, Massimo Vecchiato, Luigi Vetrugno, Roberto Petri, Elja Ae Reijneveld, Karin Valkenet, Edwin J van Adrichem, Jaap J Dronkers, Jelle P Ruurda, Cindy Veenhof
Respiratory Care, 2024, vol. 69, p.376-378
Response to Comment on Associations Between Preoperative Inspiratory Muscle Training Variables and Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in Subjects With Esophageal Cancer Meike C Overbeek, Elja Ae Reijneveld, Karin Valkenet, Edwin J van Adrichem, Jaap J Dronkers, Jelle P Ruurda, Cindy Veenhof
Respiratory Care, 2024, vol. 69, p.1-2
Expectations and Experiences of Participating in a Supervised and Home-Based Physical Exercise Intervention in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer during Chemoradiotherapy Annemieke Kok, Ellen Passchier, Anne M May, Harriët Jager-Wittenaar, Cindy Veenhof, Remco de Bree, Martijn M Stuiver, Caroline M Speksnijder
Current oncology (Toronto, Ont.), 2024, vol. 31, p.885-899
Usability and preliminary effectiveness of an app-based physical activity and education program for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis F. Weber, C. Kloek, S. Stuhrmann, Y. Blum, C. Grüneberg, C. Veenhof
Arthritis Research and Therapy, 2024, vol. 26
Functional decline in persons with haemophilia and factors associated with deterioration Johan Blokzijl, Martijn F Pisters, Cindy Veenhof, Roger E G Schutgens, Merel A Timmer
Haemophilia, 2023, vol. 29, p.790-798

External positions

Member of Advisory Board, Center for Man in Aviation of Royal Netherlands Air Force

Professor, Research Group Innovation of Mobility Care, Expertise Center Innovation of Care, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, Utrecht

Coordinator Master Physical Therapy Science, Master Clinical Health Sciences, Utrecht University

Chair of Committee on Sport and Physical Activity Interventions, Knowledge Center for Sports Netherlands