Beatrix Vereijken

Dr. Beatrix Vereijken is Professor at the Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway. She is the scientific leader of NeXt Move, the medical faculty’s core facilities for neurophysiology, exercise physiology, movement and elite sports at NTNU. She set up and leads the Exergaming for Active Ageing and Rehabilitation research program and the Game Technology for Health network. She is NTNU’s Principal Investigator in the EU-IMI project Mobilise-D, which aims to validate and obtain regulatory approval of mobility assessment using digital technology to enhance clinical trials and aid clinical management, and leads the work on communication, dissemination and exploitation of results. She also co-coordinated the EU project PreventIT, a personalised health and ICT project aimed at preventing functional decline at older age. She holds an MSc in Experimental Psychology from the Radboud University Nijmegen and a doctorate in Human Movement Science from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Her research focuses on mobility across the lifespan, active ageing, activity monitoring, and the development and implementation of health technology.