After her master Human Movement Sciences, Saskia received her PhD at the VU University Medical Center Amsterdam (2004). Saskia has ample experience in the development and evaluation of interventions in various contexts and applying different methodologies. Previously, Saskia worked as a senior researcher at the department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the VUMC.
My main interest is the promotion of active and sustainable lifestyles taking into account motivational and environmental factors. Challenges are in the complex context where many factors interact and should not be addressed in isolation.
- Health promotion
- Monitoring & evaluation
Epidemiology & methodology
- Sports Participation, Physical Activity, and Health-Related Fitness in Youth With Chronic Diseases or Physical Disabilities The Health in Adapted Youth Sports Study
- Effects of a school-based sports program on psychosocial health and attention in youth with physical disabilities
- Functional Independence in the Community Dwelling Older People: a Scoping Review