Steering Committee

Christophe Delecluse                                                              foto delecluse

Contact details:
Departement Biomedische Kinesiologie FaBeR-KULeuven
Tervuursevest 101,
3001 Leuven, Belgium
E: Christophe.Delecluse@faber.kuleuven.be
T: 016/32.90.76

Ellen Freibergerfoto freiberger

Contact details:
PD Ellen Freiberger PhD Associated Professor Institute for Biomedicine of Aging
Kobergerstr. 60
90408 Nürnberg, Germany
T: +49(0)911- 5302-96162
F: +49(0)911-5302-96151
E: ellen.freiberger@fau.de

Marijke Hopman-Rock

Prof. Emeritus Dr. Marijke Hopman-Rock is the founding chair (2005) of the European Network for Action on Ageing and Physical Activity (EUNAAPA).
Prof. Hopman-Rock is honorary member of EUNAAPA and advisor of the steering committee.  She works with TNO in Leiden and  the VU university medical center in Amsterdam as a retired research professor in Physical Activity and Health of Older Persons.
Contact details:
Prof. Emeritus Dr. Marijke Hopman-Rock
TNO
Visiting address: Schipholweg 77-89
PO Box 3005, 2301 DA Leiden.
The Netherlands
E: marijke.hopman@tno.nl
T: +31 629404270

Nico van Meeterenfoto meeteren

Chair Prof. Nico van Meeteren, Physical Therapist and PhD, is an expert on policies, research and education in public health, public-private partnership on health and health related innovation and rehabilitation sciences. His research concerns the development of and recovery from loco-motor tract pathology and  its functional consequences, both in the preclinical  and clinical setting as well as in society at large.
Currently Van Meeteren is Executive Director and Secretary General of the “Dutch Topsector Life Sciences and Health” and professor “Physiotherapy, Physical Functioning with Chronic Diseases (on behalf of the founders UM-MUMC+, KNGF and TNO) at Maastricht University. In 2009 Van Meeteren was awarded “De Parel” of the Netherlands Organisation of Research and Development ZonMw for the development of the Better in, better out concept.

Contact details:
Prof. dr. Nico van Meeteren
the Netherlands
E: nico.vanmeeteren@tno.nl
T: +31 6 5123 7534

Elisabeth Rydwikfoto rydwik

Contact details:
Elisabeth Rydwik, PhD
Karolinska Institutet Deptartement of Neurobiology, Caring Sciences and Society Aging Research Center
Gävlegatan 16 113 30 Stockholm
Sweden
E: elisabeth.rydwik@sll.se
T: +46 736 20983

Nina Waalerfoto waaler

Contact details:
Nina Waaler PhD,
Dean Faculty of Health Sciences Oslo University College,
Norway
E: Nina-Waaler.Loland@hf.hio.no
T: + 47 45255055

Federico Schenafoto schena

Contact details:
Prof. Federico Schena MD PhD
Dept. of Neuroscience & Faculty of Exercise and Sport Science University of Verona, Italy
E: federico.schena@univr.it
T: +39 045  8425143
Center of Bioengineering and Sport Science
Rovereto, Italy
E: federico.schena@unitn.it
T: +39 0464 483521

Erwin Tak (coordinator EUNAAPA office, TNO Leiden)   foto tak

Contact details:
Erwin Tak, PhD
TNO, Lifestyle
Visiting address: Schipholweg 77-89
PO Box 3005, 2301 DA Leiden.
The Netherlands
E: erwin.tak@tno.nl
T: +31 6 52 77 91 20