Mariska Janssen, born in Boxmeer on September 18th, 1986, received her MSc degree in Human Movements Sciences in 2011 from the Radboud University Nijmegen. In 2012 she started her PhD studies at the department of rehabilitation in the Radboud University Medical Centre. The topic of her PhD studies was upper extremity function in boys and men with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, which was part of the Flextension A-Gear project, focused at the development of new arm supports/exoskeletons for boys and men with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. She successfully defended her thesis titled ‘Upper extremity function in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy’ on November 2nd2017.
Currently, Mariska is working as a post-doc researcher at the department of rehabilitation at Radboudumc, where she performs several studies related to neuromuscular disorders, 3D motion analysis, arm supports, fatigability and martial arts training.
23 Mar 2018 – 30 Jun 2023
Duchenne Spierdystrofie: Uitkomstmaten armfunctie en arm MRI