VU Amsterdam has appointed Michiel van den Bekerom endowed professor to the new chair Sports Traumatology of the Upper Extremity from September 1, 2020.

The chair is hosted by the department of Human Movement Sciences and is funded by the OLVG hospital and aims to promote research into the causal mechanisms and the prevention and treatment of sports injuries, particularly elbow and shoulder injuries.

With this chair the collaboration between the OLVG and the department of movement sciences is expected to develop further and parties interested in collaboration are invited to explore the possibilities