Lucas HV van der Woude International Faculty


Prof. dr. Lucas HV van der Woude is coordinator of section "Rehabilitation and functional Recovery" at the Center for Human Movement Sciences (CHMS) at the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), University of Groningen (UoG), The Netherlands. The CHMS hosts a 5yr bachelor-master program in Human Movement & Sports Sciences with a total of ~550 Ba-Ma students and 45 PhD students. Van der Woude is specialized in human movement, rehabilitation, adapted sports and ergonomics ( with specific interests in wheeled mobility & exercise capacity,  cyclic (upper) body exercise and motor skill; sport and handicap. In 2011 he received the Paralympic Scientific Award from the International Paralympic Committee. He published over 270 sci-publications (H-index 47) and currently supervises 11 PhD students. Van der Woude is a member of the Aletta Jacobs School for Public Health, UoG. He is an Adjunct researcher at Center for Rehabilitation, UMCG, a Visiting Professor at University of Loughborough, Peter Harrison Center for Disability Sport and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Human Engineering Research Laboratories, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh. He is currently involved in the organization of his 6th International RehabMove congress. For more details, please see also,,