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PhD Erik Witvrouw

Erik Witvrou
Professor at the department of Rehabilitation Science and Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the Ghent University.

Session(s)

Conservative rehabilitation of hamstring injuries : are we doing a good job

Short CV

Erik Witvrouw is professor at the department of Rehabilitation Science and Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the Ghent University. His main area of research is prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries in sports. He authored more than 130 SCI publications in international peer reviewed journals and obtained funding for more than 40 scientific and corporate service projects. He is one of the founders of Victoris and of the spin-off company Spartanova. He has won more than 10 National and International awards in the field of Sports Medicine, and has been keynote lecturer and invited lecturer at many international congresses (>100). He received more than 20 grants from National and International funding agencies, as well as industry. 

NEWS FLASH :

Proximal neuromuscular control protects against hamstring injury in male soccer players: A prospective study with EMG time-series analysis during maximal sprinting.

Joke Schuermans1, Lieven Danneels1, Damien Van Tiggelen1, Tanneke Palmans1, Erik Witvrouw11 Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy Ghent, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Accepted AM. Journal of Sports Medicine