Ward Heij PhD candidateIn 2014 Ward Heij has finished his Bachelor education in Physiotherapy at the Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Eindhoven. After his graduation, he started the Master Education in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Sciences at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels, specializing in Geriatrics and Gerontology. During his Master Education, Ward has worked as a physiotherapist in a nursing home, taking care of older adults suffering from dementia and chronic diseases. He has finished his Master Degree Magna Cum Laude with a thesis on the correlation between Dynamic- and Static Balance among older adults. As of January first 2017, he has started his doctoral studies at the department of IQ Healthcare of the Radboudumc, within the 'Coach2Move' Project, supervised by prof. dr. Ria Nijhuis-van der Sanden and dr. Thomas Hoogeboom.
Research Interests: - Geriatrics & Gerontology - Active Ageing - Orthopedics - Rehabilitation Short