Dr. Teunissen, L.P.J.
Lennart Teunissen is a researcher at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. His research aims to optimize human health and performance in thermally stressful conditions, e.g. by the development of smart personalized cooling strategies.
Lennart Teunissen graduated at the Faculty of Human Movement Sciences in 2007 (MSc, VU University). Subsequently, he gained his PhD on body temperature determination, heat stress and performance at a joined project of this same faculty and research institute TNO (Training & Performance Innovations). After that, he worked as a teacher/researcher on innovative technology in physical therapy at Saxion University for Applied Sciences and as a clinical research coordinator at the Princess Máxima Center for child oncology, before joining IDE in 2018. In addition, heLennart is member of the Sports Committee of the Dutch Society for Human Movement Sciences (VvBN) and active as athlete and trainer in track and field.
Basic course on Regulations and Organisation for clinical investigators (BROK)
- 2008 – 2012
PhD, Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam / TNO Training & Performance Innovations
'Measurement and manipulation of body temperature in rest and exercise'
Research internship University of Colorado (USA) - independent effects of body weight and body mass on the metabolic cost of running
Educational course (tertiary level)
Research internship VU University Amsterdam - influence of pacing strategy on energy expenditure in high intensity cycling
Gerrit-Jan van Ingen Schenau Award for Promising Young Scientists
Practical internship at LifeGuard health & performance management
- 2001 – 2007
MSc, Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam (cum laude)
- 2018 – present
Postdoctoral researcher thermoregulation in sports
TU Delft, Design Engineering
- 2017 – present
Research coordinator / central datamanager SKION LATER Study
Dutch Childhood Oncology Group (DCOG), Princess Máxima Center for child oncology
- 2013 – 2016
Researcher / project manager innovative technology in sportsphysiotherapy
Research teacher of master students
Saxion, Lectorate of Health and Human Movement, Enschede
- 2005 – 2008
LifeGuard Health Management
- 2004 – 2005
Student assistant exercise physiology, Hogeschool van Amsterdam / VU University Amsterdam
Research coordinator at the Dutch Childhood Oncology Group, Princess Máxima Center for pediatric oncology, Utrecht