Nicoline BM Voet MD PhD, Rehabilitation physician, Rehabilitation Center Klimmendaal, Radbound University Medical Center, Arnhem and Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Nicoline (Nicole) Voet (April 15th 1983, Nijmegen, the Netherlands) defended her thesis with the title “Aerobic exercise and cognitive behaviour therapy in FSHD: a model based approach” in 2016. Her PhD project covered not only applied rehabilitation research, but also more fundamental research using MRI measurements in several collaborations. In 2017, she received the European Rehabilitation PhD prize for her thesis. Currently she works as a rehabilitation physician and researcher at the department for neuromuscular diseases in rehabilitation center Klimmendaal, Arnhem, the Netherlands, and at the Muscle Center in the Radboud University Medical Center Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Voet is acknowledged as an international expert on FSHD, fatigue and on training in neuromuscular disorders. She is author of the Cochrane review “Strength training and aerobic exercise training for muscle disease” that has currently been cited 251 times and is also one of the most often accessed reviews from the Cochrane Neuromuscular Disease group.
In her free time, she is involved in top sport: triathlon and finswimming. In 2018, she has been awarded sportswoman of the year in her home village Wageningen.