Head of Department of Human Movement Sciences, University of Groningen / University Medical Center Groningen, Chair of Sport Science & Innovation Groningen & Chair WSCF2023
Koen A.P.M. Lemmink is a professor in sports, performance and innovation and head of the department of Human Movement
Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Central theme of his research is performance optimization in sports, especially in ball team sports like soccer. Research concerns analysis of performance in matches and small-sided games, monitoring load and recovery in relation to performance and prevention of injuries. He has a broad international network and cooperation with sport scientists and universities. He is regular speaker at international sport science conferences, reviewer of several international high-standard scientific journals, member of scientific committees of several sport science conferences and chair of a platform for the development of research consortia for sports, exercise and physical activity in the Netherlands. He published extensively in international high-standard scientific sport journals but also in the more practically oriented sport journals.