Pre-conference Workshops

Various pre-conference workshops will be held prior to the VISTA conference. All workshops take place on Wednesday 4 September.


PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 1

The role of functional electrical stimulation in maximising Paralympic athlete health

  • Prof.dr. Thomas Janssen – professor in Rehabilitation Research, Spinal Cord Injury and Disability Sports, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Reade rehabilitation center and the Center for Adapted Sports Amsterdam
  • Ralph Scholten – Physical therapist, Reade rehabilitation center, Amsterdam
  • Guido van Werven - Physical therapist, Reade rehabilitation center, Amsterdam
  • Vasilis Tomaras MSc – Human Movement Scientist, Reade rehabilitation center, Amsterdam

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PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 2

Testing athletes on the Lode Esseda wheelchair ergometer

  • Sonja de Groot, PhD – Associate professor, rehabilitation center Reade, Amsterdam
  • Riemer Vegter, PhD – Assistant professor, Center for Human Movement Sciences, UMCG, RUG, Groningen
  • Rick de Klerk, MSc. – PhD student, Center for Human Movement Sciences, UMCG, RUG, Groningen

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PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 3

Training the basketball shot using occlusion glasses

  • Raôul Oudejans PhD – Senior researcher, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

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PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 4

The Dutch dream for Paralympic sports

  • Raymon Blondel – President National Paralympic Committee of the Netherlands

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PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 5

Statistical learning techniques for Classification Research (duration 3 hours)

  • Rianne Ravensbergen, PhD – Post-doctoral Fellow, IPC Classification Research & Development Centre for Athletes with Vision Impairment, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  • David Mann, PhD – Associate Professor, Director IPC Classification Research & Development Centre for Athletes with Vision Impairment, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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