Taetske Altenburg

DR., (Principal Investigator)


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Research interests

As a human movement scientist, Dr. Altenburg is interested in movement behaviours. She is specialised in child-friendly research methods, including participatory action research. Dr. Altenburg her research is focused on measurement, determinants and mechanisms underlying the health consequences of physical activity and sedentary behaviour. In her work, she involves youth themselves to co-create innovations that maximise their health.


Child Public Health


Participatory action research

Experimental research

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Muscle activation during isometric and dynamic exercise, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Award Date: 12 Jun 2008

PhD, Muscle activation during isometric and dynamic exercise, Manchester Metropolitan University

Award Date: 1 May 2008

Master, Human Movement Sciences , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Award Date: 30 Apr 2003


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  • IJBNPA Award 2020

    Chinapaw, Mai (Recipient), Tremblay, Mark S. (Recipient), Aubert, Salome (Recipient), Barnes, Joel D. (Recipient), Saunders, Travis J. (Recipient), Carson, Valerie (Recipient), Latimer-Cheung, Amy E. (Recipient), Chastin, Sebastien F. M. (Recipient), Altenburg, Teatske (Recipient), Aminian, Saeideh (Recipient), Arundell, Lauren (Recipient), Hinkley, Trina (Recipient), Hnatiuk, Jill (Recipient), Atkin, Andrew J. (Recipient), Belanger, Kevin (Recipient), Chaput, Jean Philippe (Recipient), Gunnell, Katie (Recipient), Larouche, Richard (Recipient) & Manyanga, Taru (Recipient), 2020

    Prize: Other distinction