Personal profile

Research interests

Martijn de Groot (1975) is a medical biologist (MSc) with a background in teaching (MEd) and medical science (PhD).  After his PhD research he has worked as a researcher, teacher and  developer of higher education programs for the University Medical Center Groningen, the Premedical University and the Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen. He has a special interest in the integration of technology and biology and ambition to bridge the gap between medical sciences and health care education. He is one of the co-founders of the Quantified Self Institute, which was launched in 2012. In his current job as program leader of the Quantified Self Institute he works on the development of personalized science and self-tracking with interest for applied scientific research, higher education and entrepreneurship.

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Research Output 2013 2017

Wearables at work: preferences from an employee’s perspective

Lentferink, A., Oldenhuis, H., de Groot, M., Polstra, L., Velthuijsen, H. & van Gemert-Pijnen, L. 5 Apr 2017 1 p.

Research output: Other research outputPoster

Health Promotion
Workplace
Privacy
Equipment and Supplies

Wearables at work: preferences from an employee’s perspective

Lentferink, A., Oldenhuis, H., de Groot, M., Polstra, L., Velthuijsen, H. & van Gemert-Pijnen, L. Apr 2017 Persuasive technology: Development and implementation of personalized technologies to change attitudes and behaviours. de Vries, P. W. & van Rompay, T. (eds.). p. 46-48

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewContribution to conference proceeding

Employees
Health promotion
Work place
Visualization
Privacy
Meta-Analysis
Motor Activity
Obesity
MEDLINE
Weight Loss

Do activity monitors increase physical activity in adults with overweight or obesity? A systematic review and meta-analysis

de Vries, H. J., Kooiman, T., van Ittersum, M., van Brussel, M. & de Groot, M. Oct 2016 In : Obesity . 24, 10, p. 2078-2091

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

Meta-Analysis
Motor Activity
Obesity
MEDLINE
Weight Loss

Activities 2013 2017

  • 17 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 8 Oral presentation
  • 6 Participation in conference
  • 2 Invited talk

Promotie onderzoek Quantified Self @Work

Lentferink, A. (Speaker), de Groot, M. (Speaker), Oldenhuis, H. (Speaker), Velthuijsen, H. (Speaker), Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen (Speaker)
13 Apr 2017

Activity: Oral presentation

PROVADA

de Groot, M. (Speaker)
7 Jun 2016

Activity: Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Quantified Self and Personalisation

de Groot, M. (Speaker)
17 Mar 2016

Activity: Oral presentation

Quantified Self for Higher Education

de Groot, M. (Speaker)
10 Mar 2016

Activity: Oral presentation

Global Health Symposium, UMCG 2016

de Groot, M. (Speaker)
12 Feb 2016

Activity: Participation in conference

Press / Media

Training the next generation of ‘quantified nurses’

Martijn de Groot

19/06/16

1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Expert Comment

Het meetbare ik

Martijn de Groot

28/04/16

1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Expert Comment

Veel stappentellers zijn niet betrouwbaar, maar welke dan wel?

Martijn de Groot

28/01/16

1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Expert Comment

Het is weer zover: goede voornemens!

Martijn de Groot

8/01/16

1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Expert Comment