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S.A. Bus PhD

Position
Associate Professor
Main activities
Education, Research, Other
Specialisation
Lower-extremity biomechanics and injury prevention in health and disease
Focus of research
  • Prevention and treatment of foot complications in diabetes
  • Lower-extremity biomechanics in neuro-muscular disease and orthopedic-traumatic complications
Key publications
  • Armstrong David G., Boulton Andrew J. M., Bus Sicco A. Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Their Recurrence New England journal of medicine 2017;376 (24):2367-2375 [PubMed]
  • Jeffcoate William J., Bus Sicco A., Game Frances L., Hinchliffe Robert J., Price Patricia E., Schaper Nicolaas C. Reporting standards of studies and papers on the prevention and management of foot ulcers in diabetes: required details and markers of good quality Lancet. Diabetes and endocrinology 2016;4 (9):781-788 [PubMed]
  • Waaijman Roelof, de Haart Mirjam, Arts Mark L. J., Wever Daniel, Verlouw Anke J. W. E., Nollet Frans, Bus Sicco A. Risk factors for plantar foot ulcer recurrence in neuropathic diabetic patients Diabetes care 2014;37 (6):1697-1705 [PubMed]
  • Bus Sicco A., Waaijman Roelof, Arts Mark, de Haart Mirjam, Busch-Westbroek Tessa, van Baal Jeff, Nollet Frans Effect of custom-made footwear on foot ulcer recurrence in diabetes: a multicenter randomized controlled trial Diabetes care 2013;36 (12):4109-4116 [PubMed]
  • Waaijman Roelof, Keukenkamp Renske, de Haart Mirjam, Polomski Wojtek P., Nollet Frans, Bus Sicco A. Adherence to wearing prescription custom-made footwear in patients with diabetes at high risk for plantar foot ulceration Diabetes care 2013;36 (6):1613-1618 [PubMed]
All Publications
Curriculum Vitae

Education:

  • 2001 - 2004 Faculty of Medicine, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam (PhD)
  • 1992 – 1998 Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam (M.Sc. degree)

Positions

  • 2017 - present, Associate Professor, AMC, UVA, Amsterdam
  • 2015 - present  Visiting Reader, School of Health and Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK.
  • 2015 - present, Principle Investigator, AMC, UvA, Amsterdam
  • 2005 – present,  Senior Investigator, Dept. Rehabilitation, AMC, UvA, Amsterdam
  • 2008 – present,  Head, Human Performance Laboratory, AMC, UvA, Amsterdam
  • 2003 – 2017,  Scientific coordinator Diabetic Foot Research, Dept. Surgery, Ziekenhuisgroep Twente, Almelo
  • 2005 - 2008, Manager, Human Performance Laboratory, AMC, UvA, Amsterdam
  • 2001 – 2004,  PhD, Dept. Internal Medicine, AMC, UvA, Amsterdam (promotor: prof. M. Levi)
  • 2001,  Research Consultant, Diapedia LLC, State College, PA, USA
  • 1998 – 2000,  Visiting Researcher, Center for Locomotion Studies, Penn State University, PA, USA (prof. P.R. Cavanagh).

Relevant work experience (current):

  • Board member and program director "Rehabilitation", Amsterdam Movement Sciences (AMS) research institute
  • Member, editorial board, International Working Group Diabetic Foot (IWGDF)
  • Chair, guideline workgroup "Ulcer Prevention in Diabetes", International Working Group Diabetic Foot (IWGDF)
  • Chair, guideline workgroup "Footwear and Offloading", International Working Group Diabetic Foot (IWGDF)
  • Member, guideline workgroup "Richtlijn Diabetische Voet", Nederlandse Internisten Vereniging (NIV)
  • Cofounder and Chair, Dutch Study Group for Neurovascular Complications of Diabetes (NVCD)

Teaching:

  • 2018 - present Lecturer and sub-coordinator, choice module “Rehabilitation”, 14-week bachelor course, Faculty of Medicine, AMC, University of Amsterdam
  • 2017 Visiting professor, dept. Physical Therapy, Speech, Occupational Therapy, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 2015 – 2017 Coordinator and lecturer, choice module “Assistive devices in Rehabilitation”, 17-week bachelor course, Faculty of Medicine, AMC, University of Amsterdam
  • 2013 – 2017 Lecturer and sub-coordinator, choice module “Measurement in Movement”, 17-week bachelor course, Faculty of Medicine, AMC, University of Amsterdam
  • 2008 – 2015 Lecturer, choice module “Introduction in Rehabilitation Medicine”. 17-week bachelor course, Faculty of Medicine, AMC, University of Amsterdam
  • 2008 – present Clinical gait analysis’ (e-learning program), Pathology of the Musculoskeletal System, Bachelor course, Faculty of Medicine, AMC, University of Amsterdam
  • 2007 – 2012 Guest lecturer, ‘Clincial Movement Analysis’, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam (3x)
  • 2006 – 2015 International Post-graduate Course on the Diabetic Foot, Werl / Rheine, GE (3x)
  • 2009 – 2011 Pisa International Diabetic Foot Course, University of Pisa, Pisa, IT
  • 2010 Theory of Podiatric Biomechanics, University of Ulster, Belfast, UK.
  • 2005 – 2015 Fontys University for Professional Education, Department of Podiatry, Eindhoven (3x)
  • 2001 – 2003 Lecturer in research methods, Institute for Higher Health Care Education), Rotterdam, NL
     

Congres organization:

  • Annual scientific symposium of the Study Group for Neurovascular Complications of Diabetes (NVCD)
  • Annual Symposium Diabetic Foot, Ziekenhuisgroep Twente Almelo (250 attendants)
  • Annual Young Investigator Symposium Diabetic Foot,  Ziekenhuisgroep Twente Almelo (100 attendants)
  • International Symposium Diabetic Foot, the Netherlands (2007, 2011, 2015, 2019) (1400 attendants)
  • IVO World Congress (Internationaler Verband der Orthopädie-Schuhtechniker), 2009 (1200 attendants)

Postgraduate training:

  • 2015 Basic Educational Qualification (BKO)
  • 2012 BROK (score: 87), re-qualification 2017
  • 2010 Leadership course AMC (20 days)
  • 2008 GCP training

 

Research programmes

S.A. Bus PhD (Lower-extremity biomechanics and injury prevention in health and disease)

 Prevention of foot injury in diabetes and sports and lower-extremity biomechanics in ortho-trauma and neuro-muscular disease

Faculty
M.A. Brehm PhD

Postdocs
S.J.J. van Netten PhD

PhD Students
J. Binning MSc
L. Burger
J. Hurst MSc

Others
R. Keukenkamp MSc

Current research funding
  • AMC
  • Livit Orthopedie B.V.
  • Nederlandse Vereniging van Podotherapeuten
  • Netwerk Palliatieve Zorg Noordwest-Twente
  • Provoet, Brancheorganisatie voor de Pedicure
  • Stichting OFOM
  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  • ZGT