ZonMw rehabilitation program I 'Restoration of mobility'
ZonMw rehabilitation program II 'ALLRISC'
1. Umbrella project Restoration of mobility
2. Wheelchair skills
3. Cardiovascular adaptation
4. Mechanical strain of the upper extremities
5. Spasticity reduction using FES
6. Coordination of the upper extremities in tetraplegia
7. Everyday physical activity
8. Hand-arm policy in tetraplegia
9. Handbiking
10. Transmural nursing care
11. Immigrants in SCI rehabilitation
12. Determinants of physical capacity
13. Patient involvement in SCI rehabilitation
14. Respiratory adaptations
15. Classification of paramedical intervention
16. Patient monitoring
17. Upper extremity task performance in high SCI
18. Quality of life during and after SCI rehabilitation
19. Pulmonary complications and   physical inactivity
21. Universal wheelchair mobility skills test
22. WHEEL-i
23. Life satisfaction & wheelchair exercise capacity
24. Shoulder pain & range of motion 
Related projects
NVDG research group

NVDG research group



Nederlands-Vlaams Dwarslaesie Genootschap (NVDG)

The Dutch-Flemish Society of Paraplegia exists since 1993 as a society of co-workers from the specialized units for spinal cord injury rehabilitation. The goal of the society is to stimulate:

Since 1995 the society is affiliated as “Regional Society” of the International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS, the former IMSOP).


NVDG research committee

In 2004 a research committee of the NVDG was founded, to secure the future of the research program ‘Restoration of mobility in SCI rehabilitation’. The goals of the NVDG research committee are:

































Contact address

Sonja de Groot / Lucas van der Woude

Center for Human Movement Sciences

University Medical Center Groningen

University of Groningen

Antonius Deusinglaan 1

9713AV Groningen,

The Netherlands