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K.M. Thijs


Afdelingen / poliklinieken


Sportgeneeskunde: teambegeleiding, voetbal, hockey, hardlopen, inspanningsdiagnostiek, hartrevalidatie, oncologische revalidatie


  • 2012 – heden:   UMC Utrecht
  • 2012 – heden:   Sportmedisch Centrum KNVB
  • 2013 – heden:   Teamarts Nederlands Vrouwenvoetbal elftal
  • 2013:                  Chief Medical Officer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) 2013
  • 2012 - 2013:      Teamarts AFC Ajax Vrouwen
  • 2012:                  Medical coordinator European Championship Lacrosse 2012
  • 2008 – 2012:     Sportarts in opleiding UMC Utrecht; KNVB
  • 2002 – 2008:     Geneeskunde Universiteit Maastricht
  • 2001 – 2002:     Propedeuse Gezondheidswetenschappen Universiteit Maastricht


Koopsen R, Stella PR, Thijs KM, Rienks R. Persistent foramen ovale closure in divers with a history of decompression sickness. Neth Heart J. 2018 Nov;26(11):535-539.
Thijs KM, Blokland D, Backx FJG, Goedhart EA, Huisstede BMA. No Effect of Generalized Joint Hypermobility on Injury Risk in Elite Female Soccer Players: Response. Am J Sports Med. 2018 Jun;46(7).
Thijs K, Huisstede B, Goedhart E, Backx F. The preventive effect of a soccer-specific ankle brace on acute lateral ankle sprains in girls amateur soccer players: study protocol of a cluster-randomised controlled trial. Inj Prev. 2017 Jul 27.
Blokland D, Thijs KM, Backx FJ, Goedhart EA, Huisstede BM. No Effect of Generalized Joint Hypermobility on Injury Risk in Elite Female Soccer Players: A Prospective Cohort Study.
Am J Sports Med. 2017 Feb;45(2):286-29.
Kemler E, Thijs KM, Badenbroek I, van de Port IG, Hoes AW, Backx FJ. Long-term prognosis of acute lateral ankle ligamentous sprains: high incidence of recurrences and residual symptoms.
Fam Pract. 2016 Dec;33(6):596-600.
Thijs KM, Zwerver J, Backx FJ, Steeneken V, Rayer S, Groenenboom P, Moen MH. Effectiveness of Shockwave Treatment Combined With Eccentric Training for Patellar Tendinopathy: A Double-Blinded Randomized Study. Clin J Sport Med. 2017 Mar;27(2):89-96.
van Beijsterveldt AM, Thijs KM, Backx FJ, Steffen K, Brozičević V, Stubbe JH. Sports injuries and illnesses during the European Youth Olympic Festival 2013. Br J Sports Med. 2015 Apr;49(7):448-52.
Karin M. Thijs, Kim Blewanus, Gert Jan Goudswaard. Morel-Lavallee laesie van de knie - een casusbeschrijving. Sport & Geneeskunde. November 2012 (article in Dutch).
Thijs KM, de Boer AG, Vreugdenhil G, van de Wouw AJ, Houterman S, Schep G. Rehabilitation using high-intensity physical training and long-term return-to-work in cancer survivors.
J Occup Rehabil. 2012 Jun;22(2):220-9.