Jacqueline Outermans PhD has been working at the Institute for Movement Studies since 2006. Since 2010, she has also been a researcher at the Research group Lifestyle and Health. After studying Health Sciences, she obtained her doctorate with a dissertation entitled ‘Investigating and Stimulating Walking Activity After Stroke’.
She is a core group member of the Multidisciplinary NAH-Network Utrecht, a regional primary care network for the care of people with non-congenital brain injuries (NAH). She is also project leader for the development of a Community of Practice CVANAH.
In addition, she is head of the Expertise Cluster and leads the Central Neurological Disorders expertise group for the Physiotherapy bachelor's degree programme at the Institute for Movement Studies (IBS).
Fields of expertise
- Exercise physiology after stroke
- Feasibility, reproducibility and validity of the 10 meter Shuttle Test in mild to moderately impaired people with stroke
- Reproducibility of Different Methodologies to Calculate Oxygen Consumption and Oxygen Cost During Walking in Chronic Stroke Survivors
- What’s keeping people after stroke from walking outdoors to become physically active? A qualitative study, using an integrated biomedical and behavioral theory of functioning and disability