Evert Verhagen

PROF.DR., Professor, (Principal Investigator)


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Research interests

Evert Verhagen (1976) is a human movement scientist and epidemiologist. He holds a University Research Chair as a full professor at the Department of Public and Occupational Health of the Amsterdam UMC and the Amsterdam Movement Science Research Institute. He is the Editor in Chief of BMJ Open Sports & Exercise Medicine, the co-director of the Amsterdam Collaboration on Health and Safety in Sports (one of the 11 IOC research centres), and the co-director of the Amsterdam Institute of Sports Sciences (AISS). His research revolves around the prevention of sports and physical activity-related injuries; including monitoring, cost-effectiveness and implementation issues. He supervises several (inter-)national PhDs and post-docs and has (co-) authored over 260 peer-reviewed publications around these topics.

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam


Award Date: 1 Aug 2004

PhD, VU University medical center

1 Feb 200024 Jun 2004

Award Date: 24 Jun 2004

Master, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam


Award Date: 1 Aug 1999

External positions

Co-chair, Amsterdam Collaboration on Health & Safety in Sports (ACHSS), Amsterdam, Netherlands

Co-director, Amsterdam Institute of Sport Science

Editor in Chief, BMJ Open Sports & Exercise Medicine

Collaborator, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Visiting Lecturer, University of Cape Town


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