Research and projects

Research
  1. Sexual trauma and people with mild intellectual disabilities: the use of psychomotor therapy 15 September 2017

    Research project (ongoing) - We are working with partners on the research question: In what way can psychomotor therapists contribute to the diagnosis and treatment of problems that are a result of sexual trauma suffered by people with mild intellectual disabilities? (Financed by RAAK-PRO)
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  2. Body-relatedness 09 November 2015

    Research project (line 1, ongoing) - This project of the Professorship in Human Movement, Health and Well-being is investigating the value of body drawings and standardized observation in physiotherapy for the diagnosis and treatment of serious conditions that cannot be satisfactorily explained.
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  3. Psychomotor therapy for people with chronic pain 09 November 2015

    Research project (line 1, ongoing) - The treatment of people with chronic aspecific pain continues to be a complex undertaking, not least because the diagnosis is often complex. Physical awareness can play a role in such treatment, but no research evidence of its effect is yet available.
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  4. Physical perception and psychomotor therapy 09 November 2015

    Research project (line 1, ongoing) - Exerting a positive influence on physical perception is one of the key forms of intervention within psychomotor therapy. Dutch-language physical perception assessment tools are being developed to facilitate the gathering of data on the efficacy of interventions.
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  5. Active children: mentally healthy and satisfied? 09 November 2015

    Research project (line 3, ongoing) - In recent years, there has been considerable academic interest in children's psychosocial well-being. It seems reasonable to assume that adequate physical activity has a positive effect on psychosocial health and quality of life. But is there any evidence to support that assumption?
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  6. Activity effect evaluation for Respo International 28 October 2015

    Research project (complete) - Respo International, an organization with a focus on sport, human movement and development aid, has the obligation to provide clarity on all the activities it undertakes. It is therefore important to develop an adequate model for monitoring and evaluation.
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  7. Research and training in psychomotor therapy 28 October 2015

    Research project (complete) - Psychomotor therapists require good research skills in order to evaluate their interventions. But what research options do they have? And what research skills training do psychomotor therapists need? Through this project the professorship tries to find answers to these questions.
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