Meike van Scherpenseel has been working as a researcher within the Research Group Innovation of Movement Care since February 2020. She works on several projects which focus on the health and social care domain. Since September 2021 she is doing her PhD on the FRIEND project.
After completing her bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy at the University of Applied Sciences Utrecht (HU) in 2016, she worked as a physical therapist for a year and a half in a primary care setting. In 2019 she graduated from the University Utrecht and completed her master’s degree in Clinical Health Sciences.
‘Implementation’ is the central theme in the FRIEND project. In research, education and health care settings, we notice increasing focus on this topic. With this project, Meike aims to fill the gap between research and practice, in order to optimize fall prevention in community-dwelling elderly.
- Scientific research
- Contextual determinants influencing the implementation of fall prevention in the community: a scoping review
- Engaging community-dwelling older adults in fall prevention programs a qualitative study on strategies promoting participation in fall prevention programs among community-dwelling older adults