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prof. dr. C. (Cindy) Veenhof

prof. dr. C. (Cindy) Veenhof

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prof. dr. C. (Cindy) Veenhof
  • Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy Science & Sport

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Biography

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 (66)

The 3-Month Effectiveness of a Stratified Blended Physiotherapy Intervention in Patients With Nonspecific Low Back Pain:Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Koppenaal Tjarco, Pisters Martijn F., Kloek Corelien J.J., Arensman Remco M., Ostelo Raymond W.J.G., Veenhof Cindy Feb 2022, In: Journal of Medical Internet Research. 24

Healthcare professionals' perspectives on a blended care program in primary care; A qualitative study

Toonders S A J, Poolman E Y, Nieboer M E, Pisters M F, Veenhof C Dec 2021, In: Internet Interventions. 26 6 p.

Barriers and enablers to physical activity in patients during hospital stay:a scoping review

Geelen Sven Jacobus Gertruda, van Dijk - Huisman Hanneke Corine, de Bie Robert Adriaan, Veenhof Cindy, Engelbert Raoul, van der Schaaf Marike, Lenssen Antoine François Dec 2021, In: Systematic Reviews. 10 , p. 1-13

Coordinating physiotherapy care for persons with haemophilia

Timmer Merel A., Blokzijl Johan, Schutgens Roger E. G., Veenhof Cindy, Pisters Martijn F. Nov 2021, In: Haemophilia. 27 , p. 1051-1061 11 p.

Patients' Perspectives on the Usability of a Blended Approach to an Integrated Intervention for Patients With Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms:Mixed Methods Study

Toonders Suze Adriana Johanna, van Westrienen Paula Elisabeth, Konings Sophie, Nieboer Marianne E, Veenhof Cindy, Pisters Martijn F 28 Sep 2021, In: Journal of Medical Internet Research. 23 , p. 1-13

The course of physical functioning in the first two years after stroke depends on peoples' individual movement behavior patterns

Wondergem Roderick, Pisters Martijn F, Wouters Eveline Jm, de Bie Rob A, Veenhof Cindy, Visser-Meily Johanna Ma 7 Apr 2021, In: International Journal of Stroke. 17 , p. 83-92 10 p.

Validity and reliability of the Dutch STarT MSK tool in patients with musculoskeletal pain in primary care physiotherapy

van den Broek Anke G., Kloek Corelien J.J., Pisters Martijn F., Veenhof Cindy 18 Mar 2021, In: PLoS ONE. 16

Decrease of physical fitness during neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy predicts the risk of pneumonia after esophagectomy

Bor P, Kingma B F, Kerst A, Steenhagen E, Ruurda J P, van Hillegersberg R, Valkenet K, Veenhof C 11 Feb 2021, In: Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus. 34 , p. 1-10

Stratified care integrated with eHealth versus usual primary care physiotherapy in patients with neck and/or shoulder complaints:protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial

van Tilburg Mark L, Kloek Corelien J J, Pisters Martijn F, Staal J Bart, van Dongen Johanna M, de Weerd Marjolein, Ostelo Raymond W J G, Foster Nadine E, Veenhof Cindy 5 Feb 2021, In: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 22 15 p.

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