dr. T. Takken

dr. T. Takken

Associate Professor
dr. T. Takken
  • Activity&Health section exercise

Research Programs

Child Health



TIM TAKKEN MSc PhD is a medical exercise physiologist and associate professor in pediatrics at the Wilhemina Children’s Hospital of the University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands. He has a special interest in clinical pediatric exercise physiology.

He is currently director of the Clinical Exercise Testing Laboratory in the Wilhemina Children’s Hospital, Utrecht. Further he is the chair of the Dutch chapter of CPX international, boardmember of the European Group of Pediatric Work Physiology and the  Principal Investigator for the Dutch Physical Activity Report Card for Children. Dr Takken published over 260 peer-reviewed papers and authored 4 books.

Side Activities

No sid​e activities

Research Output (487)

Physical activity in relation to motor performance, exercise capacity, sports participation, parental perceptions, and overprotection in school aged children with a critical congenital heart defect

Sprong Maaike C.A., Noordstar Johannes J., Slieker Martijn G., de Vries Linda S., Takken Tim, van Brussel Marco 29 Sep 2023, In: Early Human Development. 186 , p. 1-10

Health-Related Fitness of Adolescent Boys with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus After Recreational Football Exercise with Caloric Control

Mohammed Mohammed Hamdan Hashem, Al-Qahtani Mohammad Hussain Hassan, Takken Tim Jun 2023, In: Review of Diabetic Studies. 19 , p. 77-85 9 p.

Validity of the Maximal Heart Rate Prediction Models among Runners and Cyclists

Kasiak Przemysław Seweryn, Wiecha Szczepan, Cieśliński Igor, Takken Tim, Lach Jacek, Lewandowski Marcin, Barylski Marcin, Mamcarz Artur, Śliż Daniel 14 Apr 2023, In: Journal of Clinical medicine. 12 12 p.

Influence of different data-averaging methods on mean values of selected variables derived from preoperative cardiopulmonary exercise testing in patients scheduled for colorectal surgery

Franssen Ruud F W, Sanders Bart H E, Takken Tim, Vogelaar F Jeroen, Janssen-Heijnen Maryska L G, Bongers Bart C 16 Mar 2023, In: PLoS ONE. 18 , p. 1-12

Remodeling in the AV block dog is essential for tolerating moderate treadmill activity

van Bavel Joanne J.A., Beekman Henriëtte D.M., Schot Arend, Wouters Philippe C., van Emst Maarten G., Takken Tim, van der Heyden Marcel A.G., Vos Marc A. Feb 2023, In: IJC Heart and Vasculature. 44

Is Measuring Physical Literacy in School-Aged Children With Cystic Fibrosis or Congenital Heart Disease Needed?

Noordstar Johannes J., Sprong Maaike C.A., Slieker Martijn G., Takken Tim, van Brussel Marco, van der Ent Cornelis K., Hulzebos Erik H.J. 1 Jan 2023, In: Pediatric Physical Therapy. 35 , p. 43-47 5 p.

External validation of VO<sub>2max</sub> prediction models based on recreational and elite endurance athletes

Wiecha Szczepan, Kasiak Przemysław Seweryn, Cieśliński Igor, Takken Tim, Palka Tomasz, Knechtle Beat, Nikolaidis Pantelis, Małek Łukasz A., Postuła Marek, Mamcarz Artur, Śliż Daniel Jan 2023, In: PLoS ONE. 18 22 p.

Standardised Exercise Prescription for Patients with Chronic Coronary Syndrome and/or Heart Failure:A Consensus Statement from the EXPERT Working Group

Hansen Dominique, Beckers Paul, Neunhäuserer Daniel, Bjarnason-Wehrens Birna, Piepoli Massimo F., Rauch Bernhard, Völler Heinz, Corrà Ugo, Garcia-Porrero Esteban, Schmid Jean Paul, Lamotte Michel, Doherty Patrick, Reibis Rona, Niebauer Josef, Dendale Paul, Davos Constantinos H., Kouidi Evangelia, Spruit Martijn A., Vanhees Luc, Cornelissen Véronique, Edelmann Frank, Barna Olga, Stettler Christoph, Tonoli Cajsa, Greco Eugenio, Pedretti Roberto, Abreu Ana, Ambrosetti Marco, Braga Simona Sarzi, Bussotti Maurizio, Faggiano Pompilio, Takken Tim, Vigorito Carlo, Schwaab Bernhard, Coninx Karin 2023, In: Sports Medicine. 53 , p. 2013-2037 25 p.

Resting energy expenditure in children at risk of hypothalamic dysfunction

Van Schaik J., Burghard M., Lequin M. H., van Maren E. A., van Dijk A. M., Takken T., Rehorst-Kleinlugtenbelt L. B., Bakker B., Meijer L., Hoving E. W., Fiocco M., Schouten-Van Meeteren A. Y.N., Tissing W. J.E., van Santen H. M. 1 Aug 2022, In: Endocrine connections. 11

Physiological predictors of cardiorespiratory fitness in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis without ventilatory limitation

Burghard Marcella, Takken Tim, Nap-van der Vlist Merel M, Nijhof Sanne L, van der Ent C Kors, Heijerman Harry G M, Hulzebos H J Erik 12 Jan 2022, In: Therapeutic advances in respiratory disease. 16

All research output

Thank you for your review!

Has this information helped you?

Please tell us why, so that we can improve our website.

Working at UMC Utrecht





Practical uses cookies

This website uses cookies This website displays videos from, among others, YouTube. Such parties place cookies (third-party cookies). If you do not want these cookies, you can indicate that here. We also place cookies ourselves to improve our site.

Read more about the cookie policy

Agree No, rather not