Track record

Publications (English):

Kleynen M, Bleijlevens M, Beurskens AJ, Rasquin SM, Halfens J, Wilson MR, Masters RS, Lexis MA, Braun SM. Terminology, taxonomy and facilitation of motor learning in clinical practice: design of a Delphi study. JMIR Research Protocols 2013 (May 17); 2(1):e18

Kleynen M, Braun SM, Bleijlevens MH, Lexis MA, Rasquin SM, et al. (2014) Using a Delphi Technique to Seek Consensus Regarding Definitions, Descriptions and Classification of Terms Related to Implicit and Explicit Forms of Motor Learning. PLoS ONE 9(6): e100227. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100227

Braun SM, Kleynen M, van Heel T, Kruithof N, Wade DT, Beurskens AJ. The effects of mental practice in neurological rehabilitation: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Front Hum Neurosci. Research topic: clinical and experimental research in imagery and action observation 2013 Aug 2;7:390. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00390

Lexis MA, Kleynen M, Beurskens AJ, van Rossum E, Bleijlevens M, de Witte L,  Braun SM. Innovative technology to stimulate physical activity in nursing home residents with cognitive impairments: introduction and first results on feasibility. Published proceedings of the 12th European AAATE Conference, September 19-22, 2013 Vilamoura, Portugal

Braun SM, Kleynen M, Bleijlevens M, Beurskens, AJ, Moser A, Lexis MA. “Interactive surfaces” technology as a potential tool to stimulate physical activity in psychogeriatric nursing home residents. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2014 Mar 28 (Epub ehead of print)

Kleynen M, Wilson M, Jie L-J, te Lintel Hekkert F, Goodwin VA, Braun SM. Exploring the utility of analogies in motor learning after stroke: A feasibility study. IJRR, 2014 Mar 27

Kleynen M, Braun SM, Bleijlevens M, Lexis M, Rasquin S, Halfens J, Wilson M, Beurskens A, Masters R. Using a Delphi technique to seek consensus regarding definitions and descriptions related to implicit and explicit motor learning. PLoS One. 2014 Jun 26;9(6):e100227. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0100227. eCollection 2014

Rothgangel AS, Braun S, Schulz RJ, Kraemer M, de Witte L, Beurskens A, Smeets RJ. The PACT trial: PAtient Centered Telerehabilitation: Effectiveness of software-supported and traditional mirror therapy in patients with phantom limb pain following lower limb amputation: protocol of a multicentre randomised controlled trial. J Physiother. 2015 Jan;61(1):42. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2014.08.006

Kleynen M, Braun SM, van Vijven K, van Rossum E, Beurskens AJ. The development of the MIBBO: A measure of resident preferences for physical activity in long term care settings. Geriatr Nurs. 2015 Mar 14. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2015.02.004.]

Rothgangel A, Braun S, de Witte L, Beurskens A, Smeets R. Development of a Clinical Framework for Mirror Therapy in Patients with Phantom Limb Pain: An Evidence-based Practice Approach. Pain Pract. 2015 Apr 16. doi: 10.1111/papr.12301. [Epub ahead of print]

Ouden MD, Bleijlevens MH, Meijers JM, Zwakhalen SM, Braun SM, Tan FE, Hamers JP. Daily (In)Activities of Nursing Home Residents in Their Wards: An Observation Study. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2015 Jul 6. pii: S1525-8610(15)00383-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2015.05.016

Kleynen M, Braun SM, Rasquin SM, Bleijlevens MH, Lexis MA, Halfens J, Wilson MR, Masters RS, Beurskens AJ. Multidisciplinary Views on Applying Explicit and Implicit Motor Learning in Practice: An International Survey. PLoS One. 2015 Aug 21;10(8):e0135522. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135522. eCollection 2015

Jie L-J, Goodwin V, Kleynen M, Braun SM, Nunns M, Wilson M. Analogy learning in Parkinson’s; As easy as a walk on the beach: A proof-of-concept study. Int J Ther Rehab 2015 (accepted)

Luyten T, Braun SM, van Hooren S, de Witte L. Participant responses to physical, open-ended interactive digital artworks: a systematic review (submitted)  

Guidelines:

Genius J, Roß S, Uhr S, Braun SM, Rothgangel AS. Spiegeltherapie: Nur eine visuelle Illusion oder Praxisrelevanz? Die Erstellung eines Leitfadens für die Anwendung der Spiegeltherapie bei Schlaganfallpatienten. Zeitschrift für Physiotherapeuten, 2012;64:42-46

Rothgangel AS, Braun SM (2013). Mirror therapy: Practical Protocol for Stroke Rehabilitation. Richard Pflaum Verlag München, Germany. Available online at: www.physiotherapeuten.de/epub DOI: 10.12855/ar.sb.mirrortherapy.e2013 [Epub]

Rothgangel A, Braun SM, de Witte L, Beurskens A, Smeets R. Development of a clinical framework for mirror therapy in patients with phantom limb pain: an evidence-based practice approach. Pain Practice (accepted)

Available workshops:

Workshop about the motor learning strategy "mental practice": http://www.m-i-n-d.org/node/89

Workshop about the MIBBO, a method to identify physical activity preferences in residents of long term care facilities: http://www.m-i-n-d.org/taxonomy/term/21

Workshop about mirror therapy

Presentations and workshops implicit learning and stimulating physical activity:

25 September 2012, Ede (NL): presentation "Regionale genootschap fysiotherapie" about innovative physical activity interventions in geriatric settings

9 and 10 October 2012, Brisbane (AUS): workshop mental practice for occupational therapists

2 November 2012, Maastricht (NL): KNGF yearly conference, presentation "Het promoten van bewegen maar dan anders. Impliciet motorisch leren" (in English: Promoting movement in a different way. Implicit motor learning)

22 April 2013, Heerlen (NL): Workshop Life Long Learning Zuyd University of Applied Sciences for professionals from different health care settings

8-9 July 2013, Maastricht (NL): Poster presentation at the 10th Conference of the Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Special Interest Group of the WFNR about the design of the Delphi study

19-22 September 2013, Vilamoura (PRT): Presentation for the European AAATE Conference about innovative technology in health care to stimulate implicit motor learning in people with cognitive impairments

19 September 2013, Voerendaal (NL): "Away day" of the EIZT reseach program "Stimulating an active, healthy lifestyle" which included 6 presentations about plans of team members for participants from Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, health care facilities and several companies

18 November 2013, Heerlen (NL): Presentation for deputies of the province of Limburg about the plans of the EIZT reseach program "Stimulating an active, healthy lifestyle" with a focus on implicit stimulation of physical activity

18 and 19 November 2013, Heerlen (NL): Presentations for foreign students (JAZAN, Saudi Arabia) about mental training and physical activity innovations for older people

21 November 2013, The Hague (NL): Information stand FMI on the SIA conference because of being nominated for the SIA RAAK Award

28 November 2013, Heerlen (NL): "Kennis in Bedrijf dag" Zuyd University of Applied Sciences. Presentation about the EIZT reseach program "Stimulating an active, healthy lifestyle" and a living lab including technologies to implicitly stimulate physical activity

17 December 2013, Heerlen (NL): Field evening EIZT Urmond with updates of the EIZT research programs. There were participants from Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, health care facilities and several companies

27 January and 6 February 2014, Heerlen (NL): MIBBO workshop for Life Long Learning Zuyd University of Applied Sciences with participating health care professionals (physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses, creative therapists)

12 and 19 February 2014, Heerlen (NL): in company MIBBO workshop for Life Long Learning for Sevagram zorgcentra (all 18 locations) with participating health care professionals (mainly designated officials physical activity)

14-16 March 2014, Kerkrade (NL): Hackathon weekend for "Licht en Liefde" aiming to stimulate physical activity for people with visual impairments

20 March 2014, Kerkrade (NL): "Away day" of the EIZT reseach program "Stimulating an active, healthy lifestyle" aiming to update team members and partners about progress in several research projects

8-12 April 2014, Istanbul (TUR): Oral presentation about interactive surfaces on the WCNR conference and two poster presentations about analogy learning and the Delphi study

24 April 2014, Eindhoven (NL): Holland Innovative, presentation about exergaming with special attention to technologies that implicitly stimulate physical activity

12 May 2014, Heerlen (NL): Presentation about interactive surfaces on the joint symposium with Linköping University Sweden

16 May 2014, Heerlen (NL): International symposium "Wat u beweegt" (in English: What makes you move)with 5 presentations by (inter)national experts about (implicit) motor learning and stimulating physical activity

4 and 18 June 2014, Heerlen (NL): MIBBO workshop for Life Long Learning Zuyd University of Applied Sciences for health care professionals (physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses, creative therapists)

5 June 2014, Leuven (B): Presentation for researchers of KH Leuven to explore cooperation in the areas of exergaming, motor learning and stimulating physical activity

10 June 2014, Heerlen (NL): Presentation about implicit motor learning after aquired brain injury in the Alzheimer Cafe Parkstad

24 June 2014, Exeter (UK): Poster presentation about analogy learning in people with Parkinson's disease for students and lecturers sport psychology from Exeter University

24 June 2014, Heerlen (NL): presentation about innovative care and technology to stimulate physical activity forforeign students of a summer course

9 July 2014, Heerlen (NL): Field evening EIZT Urmond with updates of the EIZT research programs. There were participants from Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, health care facilities and several companies

1 September 2014, Hoensbroek (2014): Information and discussion afternoon with professionals from the team brain injury of Adelante revalidatiecentrum

17-19 September 2014, Rotterdam (NL): European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS) - http://www.eugms2014.org/en/National-gerontology-programme_20_413.html

5-9 November 2014, Washington (USA): 3 symposia of the Geriatric society America Congress include parts of the FMI-project or spin offs, which are interactive surfaces, the MIBBO and the exercise garden

21 November 2014: Presentation about motor learning for fysiotherapists specialised in brain injury within the NPi-course neurorehabilitation

27 November 2014, Heerlen (NL): "Kennis in Bedrijf dag" Zuyd University of Applied Sciences. Presentations and living lab

27 November 2014, The Hague (NL): Information stand FMI on the SIA conference because of being nominated for the SIA RAAK Award

29 November 2014, Hasselt (BE): Presentation on the Symposium on Technology-supported Rehabilitation: "Can interactive surfaces potentially 'seduce' psychogeriatric nursing home residents to become more physically active? A pilot study."

11 December 2014, Eindhoven (NL): 30 minutes MIBBO workshops during the masterclass evening "Bewegen als bruggenbouwer tussen zorg en buurt"

30 March 2015, Cadier en Keer (NL): "Away day" of the EIZT reseach program "Stimulating an active, healthy lifestyle" aiming to update team members and partners about progress in several research projects

22 May 2015, Maastricht (NL): Focused symposium at the Congress on Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair on "Motor learning in different populations within neurorehabilitation: bridging the gap between research and practice". Chair: Braun SM, speakers M Kleynen, H Franck, E Rameckers and L-J Jie

1 October 2015, Heerlen (NL): "Away day" of the EIZT reseach program "Stimulating an active, healthy lifestyle" aiming to update team members and partners about progress in several research projects

16 November 2015, Bussum (NL): Workshop  on 'activity, interactive games and technology' at the national congress on activity and activating in the care for the elderly

Articles (Dutch):

Kleynen M, Braun SM. Samenvatting en commentaar op ‘Internal and external focus of attention during gait re-education: an observational study of physical therapist practice in stroke rehabilitation’. FysioPraxis 2013;22(9):40

Braun S, Kleynen M, Bleijlevens M, Moser A, Beurskens A, Lexis M. Stimuleren van meer bewegen bij psychogeriatrische verpleeghuisbewoners door inzet van interactieve projecties. Fysiopraxis. 2015:[april];30-31

Kleynen M, Braun SM. Een actieve, gezonde leefstijl voor ouderen in de zorg. Column voor de digitale nieuwsbrief Nederlands Instituut voor Sport en Bewegen september 2015 (http://www.netwerkinbeweging.nl/blog/1068-een-actieve-gezonde-leefstijl-voor-ouderen-in-de-zorg)

Lamerichs-Geelen M, Windmuller I, Baarends E, van der Klink M, Braun S. Informeel leren op maat. Ervaringen van hbo-docenten met informeel leren. Onderwijs en gezondheidszorg 2016;6:26-30

News paper articles (in Dutch):

Limburgs Dagblad over hackathon ‘licht en liefde’: In 24 uur een oplossing bedenken. 17 maart 2014: http://m-i-n-d.org/node/195

Limburgs Dagblad over ‘virtuele projecties en andere innovaties in de verpleeghuissetting’: Verpleeghuisbewoners in beweging. 29 april 2014: http://m-i-n-d.org/node/213

Awards / nominations:

Jaco den Dekker Bachelor thesis prize 2012: Anke van Cruchten, Naomi Driessen, Annemieke Keulen ‘Interactieve projecties op vloeren. Technologische implementatie in de ouderenzorg’. HBO-Jaarcongres 2012, November 16th 2012, University of Applied Sciences of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Supervisor: Susy Braun

Facilitating Movement Implicitly & Meer bewegen voor ouderen. Bijzondere BijZOndeR prijs (BijZOndeR: Bijeenkomsten Zorg en Onderzoek in het Revalidatienetwerk. Adelante, Hoensbroek. December 2012

Nomination: RAAK Award November 2013, selected in top 10

Nomination: RAAK Award November 2014, selected in top 10 and runner up for public's favorite project prize