Ruth Verrelst is professor at the Human Physiology Research Group, LK Faculty, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Research: injury and illness prevention in athletes, nutrition, wellbeing and physical load.
Competition and elite sports bring along an increased risk for injuries and/or infections. It should be acknowledged that prevention of injuries and illnesses in sports should evolve towards a complex system approach. Within this domain, Dr. Ruth Verrelst looks at the influence of nutrition, wellbeing and physical load on athletic health.
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