Erik graduated at the VU in Human Movement Sciences. He also finished educational courses that made him really enthusiastic about teaching. As a junior lecturer, Erik’s focus is on activating students with stimulating questions. He challenges the students to get the most out of themselves.
Theo de Haan
Theo de Haan studied Physics at the University of Amsterdam. Currently he is a senior lecturer at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He teaches Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics to students in the Human Movement Sciences programme. During his career, spanning more than 25 years, he has received several teaching awards, including the Faculty’s Professor of the Year Award.
Lieke studied Human movement sciences at the VU. During her master’s she got her didactic qualification. In small tutor groups, Lieke seeks for optimal ways for helping and motivating students in their learning process. She likes working together with other teachers to develop a better learning environment for the students. She is also part of the Expert group ‘Teaching and learning’.
Brenda van Keeken
Brenda's expertise is in exercise physiology but she also teaches scientific writing and supervises literature reviews and bachelor research projects. Brenda is coordinator of the bachelor research projects, the bachelor and master practical internships, and the master seminar.
Evelien studied Human Movement Sciences at the University of Groningen. During her master’s she chose for the specialization rehabilitation. In the second year she obtained her didactic qualification at the VU. As a junior lecturer, she teaches, develops and innovates bachelor's courses. Evelien is also part of the Canvas team at the Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences.
Kris is a product of both the bachelor and the master program Human Movement Sciences in Amsterdam. Through achieving a didactic qualification, he became a junior lecturer. When teaching first-year students, Kris prefers an enthusing and activating teaching style with room for enough personal attention. Kris is also interested in implementing ICT-tools in education.
Henk Schutte teaches functional anatomy. He is specialised in living anatomy, dissection and teaching for higher education.
Nicole studied Human Movement Sciences in Groningen and received her didactic qualification in Amsterdam. Nicole prefers interactive teaching forms in her first-year tutor groups to actively involve the students in their own learning process. Next to teaching, she likes to develop new education.
Dirk jan Veeger
Senior lecturer (PI)
Dirk Jan Veeger studied Human Movement Sciences at the VU Amsterdam and Ergonomics at University College London. He graduated in 1992 on the biomechanics of wheelchair propulsion and has since then continued working in the field of upper extremity (shoulder) biomechanics, in rehabilitation, orthopaedics and sports. Currently he serves as professor in Biomechanics and Sport Engineering at the Vrije Universiteit and as professor in Musculoskeletal Mechanics at the Technical University Delft.