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

Publication: WearMe study conceptual model and design

Early 2019, I presented the conceptual model and research design for the first study in my PhD trajectory at eTELEMED 2019 in Athens. After winning a Best Paper Award for that contribution, we were invited to submit a full article at the International Journal of Advances in Life Sciences. On December 30th, the publication that… Continue reading Publication: WearMe study conceptual model and design

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Podcast bezoek KOFFIETHIJS

KOFFIETHIJS - een podcast, met koffie

Onlangs nam ik voor het eerst een podcast op. KOFFIETHIJS is de nieuwe podcast van een oud-studiegenoot. Met Thijs van Bruxvoort, net als ik van oorsprong fysiotherapeut en klinisch gezondheidswetenschapper maar tegenwoordig klinisch informaticus en werkzaam bij Philips, sprak ik over veerkracht, wearables, Quantified Self, persoonlijke data en privacy. Het was de eerste aflevering –… Continue reading Podcast bezoek KOFFIETHIJS