dr. A.B.B. (Tim) Wijers

dr. A.B.B. (Tim) Wijers

Associate Professor
dr. A.B.B. (Tim) Wijers
  • Activity&Health sectie 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

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Research Output (475)

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in neuromuscular disease:a systematic review

Barroso de Queiroz Davoli Gabriela, Bartels Bart, Mattiello-Sverzut Ana Claudia, Takken Tim 26 Nov 2021, In: Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy. 19 , p. 975-991 17 p.

Objectively measured preoperative physical activity is associated with time to functional recovery after hepato-pancreato-biliary cancer surgery:a pilot study

Mylius Caspar F, Krijnen Wim P, Takken Tim, Lips Daan J, Eker Hasan, van der Schans Cees P, Klaase Joost M 4 Oct 2021, In: Perioperative medicine. 10

Effects of 12 weeks of recreational football (soccer) with caloric control on glycemia and cardiovascular health of adolescent boys with type 1 diabetes

Mohammed Mohammed Hamdan Hashem, Al-Qahtani Mohammad Hussain Hassan, Takken Tim 21 Mar 2021, In: Pediatric Diabetes. 22 , p. 625-637 13 p.

Is the modified shuttle test a maximal effort test in children and adolescents with asthma?

Reimberg Mariana M., Ritti-Dias Raphael, Selman Jessyca P., Scalco Rebeca S., Wandalsen Gustavo F., Solé Dirceu, Hulzebos Erik J., Takken Tim, Dal Corso Simone, Lanza Fernanda C. 2021, In: Pediatric Pulmonology. 57 , p. 75-80 6 p.

Non-medical therapies in pediatric rhheumatic diseases:joint and muscle health, motor development and mmotor performance, physical activity (level) and exercise tolerance, psycho-social and occupational health.

van der Net Janjaap, Davidson Iris, Takken Tim 31 Oct 2020,

Editorial:Exercise in Pediatric Medicine

Takken Tim 16 Sep 2020, In: Frontiers in Pediatrics. 8 , p. 1-2

Determinants of physical activity in young wheelchair-users with spina bifida

Bloemen Manon A T, Takken Tim, de Groot Janke F, Kruitwagen Cas L J J, Rooks Rosanne A, van den Berg-Emons Rita H J G, Backx Frank J G 17 Aug 2020, In: Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 52 , p. 1-7

Results from the Netherlands' 2018 Report Card and Report Card<sup>+</sup> on physical activity for children and youth with and without chronic medical condition

Takken T., de Jong N., Duijf M., van den Berg S., Wendel-Vos W., Aug 2020, In: Public Health. 185 , p. 161-166 6 p.

6-Minute Push Test in Youth Who Have Spina Bifida and Who Self-Propel a Wheelchair:Reliability and Physiologic Response

Damen Karlijn M S, Takken Tim, de Groot Janke F, Backx Frank J G, Radder Bob, Roos Irene C P M, Bloemen Manon A T 14 Jul 2020, In: Physical Therapy. 100 , p. 1852-1861 10 p.

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