New function at TNO

TNO Soesterberg

Currently, I am modeling the resilience of employees based on data that was measured using wearables and apps for my PhD. Although I am formally employed by the Hanze University of Applied Sciences, my PhD trajectory is a collaboration with the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) and TNO. During my PhD I have been participating… Continue reading New function at TNO

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Different impact of cycling and running on body composition during weight loss

July 29th, 2020; cycling in the Ardennes

What did I do? After a few years that were quite impactful on a personal level, I bought a race bike last January and started cycling last year. As a side effect of resuming regular exercise, I gradually started paying more attention to other lifestyle factors. Over the course of last year, I lost some… Continue reading Different impact of cycling and running on body composition during weight loss

Relationships between HRV, sleep and physical activity in personal data

The Oura ring (version 2, Heritage, stealth)

In May 2019, I bought an Oura ring. For my PhD study, measuring sleep and resting heart rate variability (HRV) are important variables, but there are few consumer wearables that accurately measure both. Since the Oura ring was concluded to be valid to measure both sleep and resting HRV, I was curious to test it out for myself. After… Continue reading Relationships between HRV, sleep and physical activity in personal data