Joachim-Van-Cant-Physiotherapist-PT, Ph.D

Joachim Van Cant

PT, Ph.D

Physiotherapist

Orthopaedics

Brussels, Belgium
/ French
Joachim Van Cant is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Motor Sciences of the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium. He obtained a Master’s degree in physiotherapy in 2002, a complementary Master’s degree in Sports Physiotherapy in 2003, and a PhD in Motor Sciences in 2016. He teaches students in physiotherapy, motor science and sports medicine. His research areas are primarily clinical and are focused on sports pathologies of the lower extremity and in particular on patellofemoral pain. He has published more than 20 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Biography

Joachim Van Cant is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Motor Sciences of the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium. He obtained a Master’s degree in physiotherapy in 2002, a complementary Master’s degree in Sports Physiotherapy in 2003, and a PhD in Motor Sciences in 2016. Dr Van Cant teaches students in physical therapy, motor science and sports medicine. His research areas are primarily clinical and are focused on sports pathologies of the lower extremity and in particular on patellofemoral pain. He has published more than 20 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals.


University studies:

  • Master’s degree in physiotherapy (Université  catholique de Louvain, 2002)
  • Complementary master’s degree in sports physiotherapy (Université  catholique de Louvain, 2003)
  • Doctorate in motor sciences (PhD) (Université libre de Bruxelles, 2016)

Career highlights:

  • Complementary master’s degree in sports physiotherapy (2003)
  • Uninterrupted clinical career in sports physiotherapy since 2003
  • Member of the medical team of the Belgian athletics delegation at the European Championships in Barcelona in 2010 and Amsterdam in 2016
  • Doctorate in motor sciences (PhD) (2016)
  • Associate Professor (Université Libre de Bruxelles) (2020)

Additional trainings :

  • Orthopedic manual therapy
  • Mc Connel Concept
  • Mulligan Concept
  • La Clinique du Coureur

Teaching experiences:

  • Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • Congress
  • La Clinique Du Coureur
  1. Van Cant J, Dawe-Coz A, Aoun E, Esculier JF. Quadriceps strengthening with blood flow restriction for the rehabilitation of patients with knee conditions: A systematic review with meta-analysis. J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 2020;33(4):529-544. doi: 10.3233/BMR-191684. PMID: 32310159.
  2. Van Cant J, Pairot de Fontenay B, Douaihy C, Rambaud A. Characteristics of return to running programs following an anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: A scoping review of 64 studies with clinical perspectives. Phys Ther Sport. 2022 Jul 19;57:61-70. doi: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2022.07.006. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35921783.
  3. Van Cant J, Declève P, Garnier A, Roy JS. Influence of symptom frequency and severity on hip abductor strength and endurance in individuals with patellofemoral pain. Phys Ther Sport. 2021 May;49:83-89. doi: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2021.02.001. Epub 2021 Feb 9. PMID: 33631707.

 

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