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Personal profile

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, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

PhD, Manchester Metropolitan University

Master, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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Research Output

  • 63 Article
  • 7 Review article
  • 1 Comment/Letter to the editor

From Total Volume to Sequence Maps: Sophisticated Accelerometer Data Analysis

Chinapaw, M. J., Wang, X., Andersen, L. B. & Altenburg, T. M., 1 Apr 2019, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 51, 4, p. 814-820 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Sedentary Behavior Research Network (SBRN) - Terminology Consensus Project process and outcome

Tremblay, M. S., Aubert, S., Barnes, J. D., Saunders, T. J., Carson, V., Latimer-Cheung, A. E., Chastin, S. F. M., Altenburg, T. M., Chinapaw, M. J. M., Atkin, A. J. & on behalf of SBRN Terminology Consensus Project Participants, 10 Jun 2017, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 14, 1, 75.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review


Sarphati Amsterdam symposium

Manou Anselma (Speaker), Teatske Altenburg (Speaker), Mai Chinapaw (Speaker)
14 Feb 2020

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Webinar Participatory Action Research

Teatske Altenburg (Speaker), Manou Anselma (Speaker)
15 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Bewegen en beweeginterventies 0-4 jaar

Teatske Altenburg (Speaker)
12 Dec 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in children

Teatske Altenburg (Speaker)
6 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Lichamelijke activiteit bij 0-4 jarigen- voor een gezonde groei en ontwikkeling

Teatske Altenburg (Speaker), Sanne Veldman (Speaker)
13 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk