Background and activities

Karin Roeleveld is Professor at the Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science and member of the research group Geriatrics, Movement and Stroke (GeMS). She is study program leader for the  Master in Human Movement Science. She is part of the leader group of the WE-studien, a placebo-controlled multicenter clinical trial on the effect of injections with Botulinum toxin A (Botox) on walking in children with Cerebral Palsy.

Educational background

  • Master in Human Movement Science, VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1992
  • PhD in Medical Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 1997

Research interests

  • Neuromuscular control, physiology and physical activity
  • Measurement and analyses of human movement, muscle activation and physical activity
  • Prevention and rehabilitation of movement disorders
  • Orthotics and prosthetics

Teaching activities

  • Different teaching activities for Bachelor and Master of Human Movement Science
  • Course coordinator for BEV2008 - Fitness and Performance Assessment
  • Course coordinator for BEV3004 - Signal Analysis and Measurement in the Laboratory
  • Course coordinator for BEV3901 - Thesis in Movement Science


Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications