Digital New English
Start date: Thursday April 20th 2023
End date: Thursday April 20th 2023
Participants: Minimal 50, maximal 200
Study load: 2 hours
Contact hours: 2
Contact days: 1
Language: English
Ratio practice and theory: Mostly theoretical
Level: advanced
Code number: 2306801
E learning: No
Masterclass: No
Exam: No
Certificate: Yes

Program and other relevant information for participants

As a participant you get access to the private website
Here you can find all information; e.g.: schedule, preparations, updates.

About the speaker

Andrea Maier v2

Professor Andrea B. Maier, MD PhD FRACP

Biogerontologist, Internal Medicine specialist, Geriatrician and international health policy specialist

Oon Chiew Seng Professor in Medicine, Healthy Ageing and Dementia Research, Co-Director at Centre for Healthy Longevity, National University Health System, National University of Singapore
Professor of Gerontology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Andrea Maier (1978), a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP), graduated in Medicine (MD) 2003 from the University of Lübeck (Germany), was registered 2009 in The Netherlands as Specialist in Internal Medicine-Geriatrics and was appointed Full Professor of Gerontology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (The Netherlands) in 2013. She was the head of Geriatrics at the Vrije Universiteit Medical Center from 2012 to 2016. From 2016 to early 2021 Professor Maier served as Divisional Director of Medicine and Community Care at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia, and as Professor of Medicine and Aged Care at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She continued her career at the National University of Singapore as Co-Director of the Centre for Healthy Longevity. Professor Maier’s research focuses on unraveling the mechanisms of ageing and age-related diseases. She is heading international longitudinal cohort studies and geroscience interventions. During the last 10 years she has published more than 370 peer-reviewed articles, achieving an H index of 68, spearheading the significant contributions of her highly acclaimed innovative, global, multidisciplinary @Age research group. She is a frequent guest on radio and television programs to disseminate aging research and an invited member of several international academic and health policy committees, including the WHO. She is the President of The Australian and New Zealand Society for Sarcopenia and Frailty Research, the Founding President of the Healthy Longevity Medicine Society and serves as selected Member of The Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities.


This webinar consists of lectures by an expert, interspersed with interactive discussion and answering of questions. As a participant you can ask questions during the webinar via the Q&A function and share experiences via the chat.

The webinar will take place on Thursday April 20th 2023 from 09.00 am to 11:00 am Central European Summer Time (CEST).
You can log in from 08.30 am Central European Summer Time (CEST).


€ 35,-

Target groups

Physiotherapists, geriatric physiotherapists


No accreditation will be arranged for professionals from abroad. For physiotherapists from the Netherlands, accreditation will be  requested for the register General physiotherapist and the register Geriatric physiotherapist (Basisregister Algemeen fysiotherapeut en het register Geriatriefysiotherapeut).


Thursday morning April 20th 2023


  • Online

Learning outcome

After the webinar, the participant can describe the relationship between sarcopenia, vulnerability and fall risk. The participant can apply the tools provided in daily practice.


Muscle health is of upmost importance to maintain many organ systems, and therewith to our ageing process. The lecture will highlight the pathophysiology of muscle health decline and its consequences and gives advice on how to intervene to either maintain or increase muscle health.


Online response lecture

NPi contact persons

General and administrative questions

vanessa-floor Vanessa Floor
Medewerker Deskundigheidsbevordering
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telephone: 06 82 14 07 72
(bereikbaar ma.ochtend en di.ochtend vanaf 09.30 uur en donderdagmiddag)

Contextual questions

frans-lanting Frans Lanting
Coördinator Deskundigheidsbevordering / fysiotherapeut
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telephone: 06 15 86 19 50