Evert Verhagen (1976) is a human movement scientist and epidemiologist who holds an University Research Chair on the topic of "Sports, Physical Activity & Health". He chairs the department's research theme 'Sports, Lifestyle and Health'. Evert is also the co-director of the Amsterdam Institute of Sports Sciences (www.aiss.nl), and chair of the Amsterdam Collaboration on Health and Safety in Sports; one of the 10 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Centers of Research Excellence for the Prevention of Injury and Promotion of Health in Athletes.
His main research topics are: 1. Prevention of sports and physical activity related injuries (including cost-effectiveness and implementation issues); and 2. Physical activity promotion integrated in everyday life. He supervises several (inter)national PhDs and post-docs, divided across these two topics. Within the department he fulfils teaching responsibilities for the faculties of Medicine, Human Movement Sciences and Health Sciences, next to individual supervision in research training.
If you want to know more about his research and publications, it might be worth to check out his Scopus or Orcid profile.