Peter Clarys (° 03/07/1962) graduated (1984) as "Licentiaat in de Lichamelijke Opvoeding (VUB)" an obtained the degree of "Geaggregeerde in de Lichamelijke Opvoeding "(1985). He obtained the degree of "Licentiaat in de Biomedische Research Wetenschappen (VUB, Faculteit Geneeskunde en Farmacie, 1986)" and Master in Mangement (VUB, faculteit Economische en Politieke Wetenschappen, 1992). He obtained his PhD in Biomedische Research Wetenschappen (VUB, Faculteit Geneeskunde en Farmacie, 1986) with an original thesis entitled "Non invasive biophysical measurements on the skin. The use of some bioengineering methods for the assessment of percutaneous penetration." He is full professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) within the faculty of physical education and physiotherapy. He is chair of the department Movement and Sportsciences and member of the research groep Movement, nutrition, health and performance. He coordinates the specialisation at master level in Physical Activity, fitness and health. He teaches in the bachelor Physical Education and Movement Sciences and in the bachelor Revalidation sciences and physiotherapy "Introduction to biomolecules", "Biology and histology" and "Biochemistry of exercise". In the Master he is responsible for the nutrition related courses and within the specialisation Physical Activity, Fitness and Health he is responsible for "Capita selecta: new trends and applications in fitness " and "Internship Physical Activity Fitness and health I" and ""Internship Physical Activity Fitness and health II". He is also actively involved in the specific interships "Wintersports" and "Watersports". His research is situated in the domain of nutrition, physical activity performance and health.
Morphological and functional asymmetry in (pre)adolescent elite tennis players: A prospective cohort study on their interrelationship and association with growth, maturation, skill performance and injury.