Bas Van Hooren, PhD candidate
Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Bas Van Hooren is a sport science consultant, strength and conditioning specialist and athlete. He started his PhD on running technique, injuries and running performance in 2017 at Maastricht university. Bas has been active as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at the Dutch Olympic committee and has been involved as a sport science consultant for various professional organizations. As an athlete he has won several medals at the Dutch national championships, and he became Dutch National champion in 2017.
Bas combines his theoretical knowledge as a sport scientist/researcher with practical experiences from being an athlete and coach to translate complex theoretical concepts into useful and evidence-based practical applications. He has published over 30 journal articles on topics ranging from biomechanics to exercise physiology and has given multiple workshops on sport science related topics for a variety of audiences throughout Europe.