Di-Janne Barten | Researcher | Research group Innovation of Movement Care

Di-Janne Barten


Di-Janne has worked as a researcher in the Research group Innovation of Movement Care since 2016. She focuses on innovation in the physiotherapy profession in the broadest sense. The key themes studied in her research are interprofessional collaboration, district-oriented care, innovation & implementation and physical self-sufficiency.

After becoming a certified physiotherapist in 2007, Di-Janne obtained a master’s degree in Physiotherapy Science in 2010. In 2018, she was conferred a PhD for her research into personalised, non-surgical care for patients suffering from osteoarthritis of the hip and/or knee.

From 2010 to 2016, she worked as a junior researcher for the NIVEL research institute.

Fields of expertise

  • Personalised care
  • Physiotherapy
  • Interprofessional collaboration



  • older people strolling together
    • Research group: Innovation of Movement Care
    • 1 September 2021 - 31 December 2023
    Active ageing (fit and safe in old age)
  • Oudere mensen lopen
    • Research groups: Co-design, Innovation in Healthcare Processes in Pharmacology, Innovation of Movement Care, Innovative Social Services, Marketing & Customer Experience, Proactive care for elderly people living at home
    • 1 January 2020 - 31 December 2023
    FRIEND Fall Prevention Implementation Study

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