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Medical Services

Sports can improve your health, but not everyone can participate in sports. if you have an injury, we have different options to help you with your injury. In the menu below you can find all the options. 

Physiotherapy consultation

Do you have (small) an injury? Do not hesitate and ask for advice. You can stop by Topvorm Twente to make an appointment. They are located in the Sports Centre, you can find them across the Servicedesk of the Sports Centre. 

More information via (Sports)Physiotherapy practice Topvorm Twente.

Phone: 053-7676020
Web: www.topvormtwente.nl
Email: info@topvormtwente.nl

Medical fitness

Twice a week, employees of the UT with (occupational) complaints participate in the Medical fitness program at the Sports Centre. On fixed days and times, there is a physical therapist present for guidance. Employees who wish to make use of this option can make an appointment for an intake.

As an employee of the UT this training is free of charge.

Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (only after registration through i.bosscha@utwente.nl)  
Monday: 12:30 - 13:30
Wednesday: 12:30 - 13:30

Contact Sports Centre:
Ingrid Bos-Bosscha
Phone: +31534892942
Email: i.bosscha@utwente.nl

Energy and stress control

Are you a student or employee at the University of Twente and do you feel stressed? Join a free consult about how to control your energy and stress! 

During this 30 minutes consult you will learn what happens with your body when you feel stressed. The consult is an open discussion with advices about reducing your stress level during your work, sport or free time. 

Do you feel like you need more help, after the free consult? It's possible to make a follow up appointment. 

Register onwww.utwente.nl/energy-control 
When: Please choose a day/time in the registration form. After registration you will receive an appointment by email with the exact day and time 
How: The consult is individually and online. You will receive an invitation for a video call (+/- 1 hour) before the meeting.   
Price: First consult is free of charge! 

Chair massage

A good massage will help you relax and allows muscles to relax as you take the same position for a long time during your work. Therefore, the UT offers their employees the chair massage. This is well thought-out and effective pressure point massage, focusing on back, shoulders, arms, hands, hips, neck and head.

During the massage you will keep you clothes on and no oil is used. The massage is given in a special chair and has a constructive effect, it brings body awareness and has a preventive effect. The circulation is promoted this way and stimulates the self-healing ability of the body.

In short the advantages of the UT chair massage:

  • Massage of 15 - 20 minutes
  • Preventive impact
  • Using pressure points
  • With clothes 
  • At a special chair massage chair
  • Provides body awareness
  • Stimulates circulation and health

The chair massage is offered on all days in SC111 (Health 1) of the Sports Centre. To avoid delays, it is necessary that you register in advance. Make a reservation here (website Human Resources). 

If you have any questions please contact us via stoelmassage@utwente.nl

Nutritionist

Many people today are concerned with a healthy living and nutrition. A nutritionist is a specialist in the field of nutrition, lifestyle and health and can support you in this lifestyle.

Receive advice from Marike ten Oever (dietician) during office hours at the UT. In an interview of half an hour she carries out a weight analysis and in addition, provides insight into your lifestyle and eating patterns and determines your nutrition history. The measuring of the blood pressure and the body fat percentage will also be part of the interview. With this data, she gives personal advice that will fit your situation. She also provides more information about nutrients, vitamins & minerals.

Day, time and place:
The office hours of Marike are every Wednesday from 9:00 to 12:00 am and will be at Topvorm Twente. To avoid delays, we ask you to register in advance. By clicking here you can register.

If you have any questions, please contact Marike (email: m.tenoever@home.nl)