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Education/Academic qualification

Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Master in Science, Vrije Universiteit


Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging, Bachelor of Health Science, Hanze University of Applied Sciences


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Skeletal Muscle Medicine & Life Sciences
Reproducibility of Results Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2014 2019

The added value of ultrasound muscle measurements in patients with COPD: an exploratory study

Nijholt, W., ter Beek, L., van der Vaart, H., Wempe, J. B., van der Schans, C. P., Jager-Wittenaar, H. & Hobbelen, J., 1 Apr 2019, In : Clinical Nutrition ESPEN. 30, april, p. 152-158

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Quadriceps Muscle
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Response to: "The use of ultrasound for the estimation of muscle mass: one site fits most?"

Nijholt, W., Jager-Wittenaar, H., Scafoglieri, A., Hobbelen, H. & van der Schans, C., 1 Jun 2018, In : Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle. 9, 3, p. 627-628

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademicpeer-review

Electric Stimulation
Dielectric Spectroscopy
Electron Scanning Microscopy
Quadriceps Muscle
Electric Impedance
Skeletal Muscle

Intra- and inter-rater reliability of biceps thickness assessment by ultrasound in elderly

Pinho, J. P., Azevedo, R., Rocha, P., Silveira, J., Nijholt, W. & Jager-Wittenaar, H., Aug 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterOther research output

Nursing Homes


Nijholt, W. & Jager-Wittenaar, H., 31 Mar 2017, In : Nederlands tijdschrift voor voeding & diëtetiek.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issueProfessional

Activities 2014 2017

  • 5 Participation in conference
  • 2 Oral presentation
  • 1 Invited talk

GSMS PhD Development Congress

Willemke Nijholt (Participant)
31 May 20171 Jun 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Ultrasound in elderly – validity and reliability

Willemke Nijholt (Speaker)
27 Mar 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

De toegevoegde waarde van echografie voor het bepalen van spiermassa

Willemke Nijholt (Speaker)
25 Jan 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation


Willemke Nijholt (Speaker), Marjan Doves (Speaker)
17 Jun 2016

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research

Willemke Nijholt (Speaker), Harriët Jager-Wittenaar (Speaker), Hans Hobbelen (Speaker), Cees van der Schans (Speaker)
28 Apr 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference