Netherlands, Groningen

Bone, Joint & Tendon Care

when 3 July 2019 - 12 July 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 600

The goal of this second edition of our summer school in Bone, Joint & Tendon Care (BJTC) is to teach a yearly, English taught, a 7-day programme using a multidisciplinary approach to the subject of healthy aging and movement disorders. It consists of both an educational programme and a social programme. The BJTC will be hosted by the University Medical Center Groningen and University of Groningen, in collaboration with all departments involved with movement and exercise (Orthopaedics, Sport and Exercise Medicine, Human Movement Sciences and Rehabilitation Medicine).

The educational programme will include interactive lectures by specialist doctors from the departments of orthopaedic surgery, traumatology, sport and exercise medicine and rehabilitation medicine.
- Physiology of Ageing
- Joint wear and replacement
- Ageing and Fractures
- Benefits of exercise

Course leader

Prof. R.L. Diercks

Target group

Students and postgraduates with a background in any study with a focus on movement and movement disorders (e.g. medicine, biomedical sciences, movement sciences, biomedical technology, physical therapy) are encouraged to apply.

Fee info

EUR 600: includes:
- Accommodation
- Food and beverages (breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinners) on course days
EUR 750: 750 euros include the above and additionally a trip to Amsterdam:

- Breakfast, lunch and a delicious dinner in the heart of the city
- Accommodation

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