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R.B. Giesberts MSc (Bob)

PhD Candidate / PhD Student

About Me

Bob graduated for Industrial Design Engineering at the University of Twente, the Netherlands. With his graduation he won the award for the best thesis of my faculty (Faculty of Engineering Technology). Currently, Bob is working on the development of a dynamic brace as a user-friendly alternative in the treatment of clubfoot. In his work and free time Bob tries to contribute to improving the world, both environmentally and socially.

Expertise

Casting
Artificial Limbs
Braces
Education

Research

Publications

Recent Articles
Giesberts, R. B. (2017). Adaptation Rate In The Treatment Of Stiff Fingers. Poster session presented at 16th ISPO Wold Congress 2017, Cape Town, South Africa.
Giesberts, R. B., Ennion, L., Hjelmström, O., Lechler, K., Hekman, E. E. G., & Bergsma, A. (2017). The Modular Socket System as Rural Solution in Indonesia. Poster session presented at XXVI Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, ISB 2017, Brisbane, Australia.
Giesberts, R. B., Hekman, E. E. G., Maathuis, P., & Verkerke, G. J. (2017). Clubfoot temperature: Does its treatment cause hypothermia?. Poster session presented at XXVI Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, ISB 2017, Brisbane, Australia.
Giesberts, R. B., Hekman, E. E. G., Maathuis, P. G. M., & Verkerke, G. J. (2016). Quantifying the Ponseti Method. Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials, 66, 45-49. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.10.021
Giesberts, R. B., Hekman, E. E. G., Maathuis, P. G. M., Bulstra, S. K., & Verkerke, G. J. (2015). Developing a Dynamic Brace for Clubfoot. -. Poster session presented at 5th Dutch Bio-Medical Engineering Conference 2015, Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands.
Giesberts, R. B., Maten, A. C. A., Kolk, E., Hekman, E. E. G., Verkerke, G. J., & Bergsma, A. (2015). Development of a Lower Leg Prosthesis for a Mobile Workshop in rural Indonesia. -. Poster session presented at ISPO World Congress 2015, Lyon, France, .

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Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst - Ring (building no. 21), room W-117
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst - Ring  W-117
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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