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Kunnen We Het Uithoudingsvermogen Van Ons Brein Trainen? 

Er zijn vele trainingen en strategieën ontwikkeld om het fysieke uithoudingvermogen te trainen, maar het uithoudingsvermogen trainen van het brein, daar zijn onderzoekers pas vrij recent mee aan de slag gegaan. In dit artikel gaan we in op de zogenaamde “Brain Endurance Training” (BET). Waarom willen (top)sporters het uithoudingsvermogen van hun brein trainen en hoe doen ze dat? … Read More

Ketenaanpak Valpreventie: Een Stap naar Zelfredzaamheid en Actief Leven

Bewegen is belangrijk voor jong én oud. De vergrijzing in Nederland neemt fors toe, wat gepaard gaat met een toename in het aantal valincidenten. Het is van belang om deze trend om te buigen door te focussen op gezonde en actieve manieren van ouder worden, waarbij individuele uitdagingen worden aangepakt en de eigen regie wordt behouden. Elke 4 minuten belandt een 65-plusser op de spoedeisende hulp na een valincident (VeiligheidNL, 2023). Om dit aan te pakken, hebben gemeenten de taak gekregen om een ketenaanpak te realiseren voor ouderen met een valrisico, zoals beschreven in het Integrale Zorg Akkoord (IZA) en het Gezond en Actief Leven Akkoord (GALA). … Read More

The Development of Executive Functions

In the past weeks, you may have seen some information about brain development passing by on our socials. In this article we would like to highlight the development of executive functions with the help of a recently published article in the Journal of Cognition and Development. Because why does adult executive functioning look the way it does? … Read More

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How To Improve Your Cognitive Health

In the past week, we gave you some tips on how to improve your cognitive health. You may think that all the pieces of advice we gave you have been common knowledge for many years, however, the reality is somewhat different. Especially in the past period, a lot of research focussed on the effects of lifestyle adjustments on cognitive health. In this article, we will further elaborate on the pieces of advice we gave earlier on LinkedIn and highlight some recently published scientific articles backing these pieces of advice. To refresh your memory, in the latest LinkedIn post we summarized the following pieces of advice: stay physically active, prioritize quality sleep, maintain a balanced diet, challenge your brain. … Read More

Dual-Task Training in Hockey

Written by Evi van Goor Hockey is a dynamic sport that demands a combination of technical skills, cognitive abilities and physical strength. Successful decision-making is based on the player’s ability to distribute their attention between different stimuli in their surroundings … Read More

Technical leadership: Approachable, Fearless, and Fair

Written by Ines El Hamri Véronne Reinders is the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Aristotle Technologies, an award-winning software development startup based in the Brainport Region. Her technical leadership is the driving force behind Aristotle’s innovative push for data-driven … Read More

Dual task training for fall-prevention, whats known?

Written by Jesse Muijsenberg A seemingly simple fall in eldery, is not as simple as we might think. The length of admission to the hospital of elderly who fall is long and the mortality in the period after these falls … Read More

Combination Training, Twice As Good?

Written by Jesse Muijsenberg In the article “Translating combination training to everyday functioning”. We already talked about combination or dual-task training. We saw how combination training could benefit a striker in a counterattack. We also saw how physical training should … Read More

Learning Disabilities

Written by Jesse Muijsenberg But first, let us introduce the term learning disorders to you. Because, what is meant by ‘learning disorders’? Following Mayoclinic, a ‘learning disorder’ is a problem in the information-processing that will prevent a person from learning … Read More

Working Memory Training in Children

Written by Jesse Muijsenberg In an earlier article, we already talked about the cognitive load theory. Working memory plays a huge role in this theory. We saw that a trained brain is known to be able to hold around 7 … Read More