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Hidde P. van der Ploeg

Program leader Health Behaviours & Chronic Diseases

"Move more, sit still less"

Hidde is associate professor at the Department of Public and Occupational Health of Amsterdam UMC. He holds a PhD (2006) and degrees in Epidemiology and Human Movement Science, all from the VU University Amsterdam.

His main research expertise is in physical activity and sedentary behaviours in relation to public and occupational health. His main focusses are on 1) physical activity and sedentary behaviour interventions in health care and workplace settings, 2) epidemiology of physical activity and sedentary behaviour, 3) measurement and surveillance of physical activity and sedentary behaviours.

Contact information

Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081BT Amsterdam

T: +31 20 5668594, E: hp.vanderploeg@amsterdamumc.nl

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