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prof. dr. C. (Cindy) Veenhof

Full Professor

  • Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy Science & Sport
  • Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy Science & Sport

prof. dr. C. (Cindy) Veenhof

Research Programs

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

 

Side Activities

  • 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

Research Output (52)

Usability and Preliminary Effectiveness of a Preoperative mHealth App for People Undergoing Major Surgery:Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

van der Velde Miriam, Valkenet Karin, Geleijn Edwin, Kruisselbrink Marjoke, Marsman Marije, Janssen Liedewij Mj, Ruurda Jelle P, van der Peet Donald L, Aarden Jesse J, Veenhof Cindy, van der Leeden Marike 7 jan 2021, In: JMIR mHealth and uHealth. 9 , p. e23402

Family participation in physiotherapy-related tasks of critically ill patients:A mixed methods systematic review

utrecht umc, Valkenet K, Slooter A J C, Veenhof C 24 nov 2020, In: Journal of Critical Care. 62 , p. 49-57 9 p.

Movement behaviour patterns in patients with hip and/or knee osteoarthritis in the physical therapy setting:a cross-sectional study

de Hoop Anne Maria Sjoerdtje, Kloek Corelien Jacoba Johanna, Pisters Martijn Frits, Veenhof Cindy 6 okt 2020, In: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 21 , p. 651

Discriminative validity of the Core outcome set functional independence in a population of older adults

Dockx Yvonne J C, Molenaar Esther A L M, Barten Di-Janne J A, Veenhof Cindy 26 aug 2020, In: BMC Geriatrics [E]. 20 , p. 309

Development of a Checklist to Assist Physiotherapists in Determination of Patients' Suitability for a Blended Treatment

Kloek Corelien J J, Janssen Joep, Veenhof Cindy 1 aug 2020, In: Telemedicine Journal and e-Health. 26 , p. 1051-1065 15 p.

A Blended Physiotherapy Intervention for Persons With Hemophilic Arthropathy:Development Study

Timmer Merel A, Kloek Corelien J J, de Kleijn Piet, Kuijlaars Isolde A R, Schutgens Roger E G, Veenhof Cindy, Pisters Martijn F 19 jun 2020, In: Journal of Medical Internet Research. 22 , p. e16631

Do therapist effects determine outcome in patients with shoulder pain in a primary care physiotherapy setting?

Kooijman Margit K., Buining Elisah M., Swinkels Ilse C.S., Koes Bart W., Veenhof Cindy jun 2020, In: Physiotherapy (United Kingdom). 107 , p. 111-117 7 p.

General lifestyle interventions on their own seem insufficient to improve the level of physical activity after stroke or TIA:a systematic review

Hendrickx Wendy, Vlietstra Lara, Valkenet Karin, Wondergem Roderick, Veenhof Cindy, English Coralie, Pisters Martijn Frits 1 mei 2020, In: BMC Neurology. 20 , p. 168

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of stratified blended physiotherapy in patients with non-specific low back pain:Study protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial

Koppenaal Tjarco, Arensman Remco M., Van Dongen Johanna M., Ostelo Raymond W.J.G., Veenhof Cindy, Kloek Corelien J.J., Pisters Martijn F. 22 apr 2020, In: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 21 , p. 265

One in six physiotherapy practices in primary care offer musculoskeletal ultrasound - An explorative survey

Kooijman Margit K., Swinkels Ilse C.S., Koes Bart W., De Bakker Dinny, Veenhof Cindy 24 mrt 2020, In: BMC Health Services Research. 20 , p. 246

All Research Output (52)