International RehabMove Congress 'Rehabilitation: Mobility, Exercise & Sports'

  • woensdag 12 december 2018 9:00 t/m vrijdag 14 december 2018 18:00

December 12 -14, 2018 the 6th edition of our International RehabMove Congress 'Rehabilitation: Mobility, Exercise & Sports' will take place at the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), University of Groningen,  Groningen, The Netherlands.

The RehabMove Congress is organized by the Center for Human Movement Sciences and Center for Rehabilitation of the UMCG, Reade, Heliomare, the Faculty of Behavioral and Movement Sciences of the VU University in Amsterdam and the Wenckebach Institute of the UMCG.

The 6th edition is built on the strong and natural link between human movement sciences, rehabilitation and adapted sports. High-standard thematic keynotes and free presentations are combined with posters and a commercial exhibition in a concise area and sociable atmosphere in Groningen, the City of Talent!


The RehabMove Congress will provide the state of the art science in, among other things, biomechatronics, motor control and exercise physiology of impaired movement and the restoration there-of, as well as assistive technology, healthy & adapted physical activity, Paralympic and adapted sports research. Internationally renowned experts will present their views on the current understanding-, and future of research and practice regarding these important themes.

Keynote speakers

John Buckley, Andreas Daffertshofer, Dario Farina, Mindy Levin, Kathleen Martin Ginis, Bert Mulder, Brett Smith, Walter Thompson and Esther Vergeer have confirmed their presence as keynote speakers during the 3-day RehabMove Congress.

Abstract submission

Clinicians, researchers and other professionals from rehabilitation, human movement, sport and exercise are invited to submit their work for poster or oral presentations. Abstract submission will open in March 2018.


Additional information about the keynote speakers, program, abstract submission, registration and social program will be published on our website:

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We hope to see you in Groningen in December 2018!

On behalf of the organizing committee,


Riemer Vegter (chair), Lucas van der Woude, Thomas Janssen, Rienk Dekker, Han Houdijk, Sonja de Groot, Helco van Keeken, Gabriëlla van Driel, Noor Mouton, Corien Plaggenmarsch.

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