Curriculum Vitae

Work experience

Since 2016

Uniklinik RWTH Aachen, Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics
Postdoctoral researcher. Research on sports/exercise behavior in the context of psychiatry


VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, Department of Public and Occupational Health
Postdoctoral researcher. Research on the genetics of sedentary behavior



Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Biological Psychology / Netherlands Twin Register
Ph.D. Research on the genetics of exercise behavior
Thesis: “How voluntary exercise behavior runs in families: Twin studies and beyond”
Supervisors: Prof. Eco de Geus & Prof. Meike Bartels


Loughborough University (England), School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
M.Sc. Psychology of Sport and Exercise


Maastricht University (the Netherlands), Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience
B.Sc. Psychology