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Role of Advanced Glycation End Products in Tendinopathy, does AGE matter?


11 Feb 2015


Dr Stephan Praet, Sports Medicine Physician, Erasmus University and AIS


Dr Stephan Praet recently been engaged by AIS Medicine from Erasmus University in Rotterdam on a four-year contract as a Sports Physician. At Erasmus University Dr Praet was employed as a Sports Physician and senior researcher in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine & Physical Therapy. Dr Praet graduated from medicine and then the Sport & Exercise Physician specialty from  Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam and followed this with a PhD on the topic of Exercise Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes at Maastricht University, The Netherlands. Dr Praet has been a consulting physician at ZorgSaam Hospitals Zeeuws-Vlaanderen, Terneuzen, The Netherlands and sports teams including Premier Dutch Football League for FC Den Bosch. Dr Praet has also been involved in a number of research projects on the clinical application of exercise testing and therapeutic exercise in both primary and secondary healthcare settings and will bring with him to the AIS a funded project investigating the role of collagen in tendinopathy.

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