Willem van Mechelen, M.D.

PROF.DR., Doctor Honoris Causa Vrije Vniversiteit Brussel, Fellow American College of Sports Medicine, Fellow EuropeanCollege of Sports Sciences, Honorary professor School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, Honorary professor Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine (ESSM), Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa, Honorary professor School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, (Principal Investigator)

1986 …2020

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External positions

non-executive board member Arbo Unie B.V., Arbo Unie B.V.

1 Jun 2014 → …

member advisory committee, UWV directie Sociaal-Medische Zaken

1 Jan 2012 → …

director-shareholder VUmc spin-off company Evalua Nederland B.V., Evalua Nederland B.V.

1 Sep 2009 → …

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Research Output

Five-year cost-effectiveness analysis of the European Fans in Training (EuroFIT) physical activity intervention for men versus no intervention

Kolovos, S., Finch, A. P., Van Der Ploeg, H. P., Van Nassau, F., Broulikova, H. M., Baka, A., Treweek, S., Gray, C. M., Jelsma, J. G. M., Bunn, C., Roberts, G. C., Silva, M. N., Gill, J. M. R., Røynesdal, Ø., Van Mechelen, W., Andersen, E., Hunt, K., Wyke, S. & Bosmans, J. E., 4 Mar 2020, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 17, 1, 30.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Association between alcohol consumption and impaired work performance (presenteeism): A systematic review

Thørrisen, M. M., Bonsaksen, T., Hashemi, N., Kjeken, I., van Mechelen, W. & Aas, R. W. G., 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 7, e029184.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

A Warm-Up Program to Reduce Injuries in Youth Field Hockey Players: A Quasi-Experiment

Barboza, S. D., Nauta, J., Emery, C., van Mechelen, W., Gouttebarge, V. & Verhagen, E., 1 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Athletic Training. 54, 4, p. 374-383 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Do Physical Activity, Social Cohesion, and Loneliness Mediate the Association Between Time Spent Visiting Green Space and Mental Health?

van den Berg, M. M., van Poppel, M., van Kamp, I., Ruijsbroek, A., Triguero-Mas, M., Gidlow, C., Nieuwenhuijsen, M. J., Gražulevičiene, R., van Mechelen, W., Kruize, H. & Maas, J., 1 Feb 2019, In : Environment and Behavior. 51, 2, p. 144-166

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Open Access

Effects and moderators of exercise on muscle strength, muscle function and aerobic fitness in patients with cancer: a meta-analysis of individual patient data

Sweegers, M. G., Altenburg, T. M., Brug, J., May, A. M., van Vulpen, J. K., Aaronson, N. K., Arbane, G., Bohus, M., Courneya, K. S., Daley, A. J., Galvao, D. A., Garrod, R., Griffith, K. A., Van Harten, W. H., Hayes, S. C., Herrero-Román, F., Kersten, M. J., Lucia, A., McConnachie, A., van Mechelen, W. & 19 others, Mutrie, N., Newton, R. U., Nollet, F., Potthoff, K., Schmidt, M. E., Schmitz, K. H., Schulz, K. H., Sonke, G., Steindorf, K., Stuiver, M. M., Taaffe, D. R., Thorsen, L., Twisk, J. W., Velthuis, M. J., Wenzel, J., Winters-Stone, K. M., Wiskemann, J., Chin A Paw, M. J. & Buffart, L. M., 1 Jul 2019, In : British journal of sports medicine. 53, 13, 812.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access