post doctoral researchers
DIEGO ROGER, PhD
Visiting Scientist (Brazil)
Bachelor of Science, Physical Education, Lutheran University of Brazil, 2006
Postgraduate, Adapted Physical Activity, Gama Filho University, 2008
Postgraduate, Physiology of Exercise, Estacio University, 2013
Master of Science, Rheumatology, The Federal University of Sao Paulo, 2014
Clinical Interests & Background
Diego is interested in physical training, rehabilitation, and prevention for patients or individuals overall in order to reduce lower extremities injuries risk.
Outside the Lab
Diego enjoys everything related to physical activity. Most days you can find him headed to the gym alongside personal trainers and family. He loves to travel with his family. Originally from South of Brazil, a place called Rio Grande do Sul, Diego loves to make barbecue and enjoy a local beverage called chimarrao.
"Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather persistence despite fear." – Unknown
TRYNTSJE FOKKEMA, MSc
Visiting Researcher (the Netherlands)
Bachelor of Science, Human Movement Sciences, University of Groningen (Netherlands), 2011
Master of Science, Human Movement Sciences, University of Groningen (Netherlands), 2013
Clinical Interests & Background:
Tryntsje is interested in running injuries and how to prevent these. During her time at the Spaulding National Running Center she will study the interaction of footwear and footstrike on lower extremity kinematics.
Outside the lab:
Tryntsje likes to be outside, either to do sports (running and cycling), hike in nature or photograph. Also does she like singing and reading.