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Johan Lambeck PT owns an Aquatic Therapy Consultancy. From 1979 - 1998 he was in charge of the Department of Aquatic Therapy in the Rehabilitation Centre Sint Maartenskliniek (Nijmegen, NL). He is co-founder of tthe International Halliwick Association and the  Association International Aquatic Therapy Faculty (IATF).
He is the 2020 recipient of the award 'Excellence in Aquatic Physical Therapy" by the Academy of Aquatic Physical Therapy (of APTA-USA), as first non-American aquatic professional and already in 1998 he was named Aquatic Therapy Professional of the year in the USA. He has taught over 1000 seminars in over 55 countries on almost all topics in aquatic therapy.. He is the author or co-author of 5 books / CDRom's , over 45 published articles and chapters in (peer reviewed) journals and books on aquatics and aquatic therapy. In 2005, he joined the Cochrane Collaboration balneotherapy review group. Johan was affiliated as Free Research Associate to the Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, KU Leuven (2006-2016), joining the EU Erasmus Aquaevidence/Aquaoutcome project, see his Linkedin profile . His Research Interest Score = 732 and the h-index = 15 with 906 citations..
He is Honorary Professor at the Zhongshan Vocational College in Nanjing China and Honorary Advisor of the China Rehabilitation Research Center in Beijing.

His consultancy and teaching institute has clients in over 55 countries worldwide. As a knowledge broker, he tries to implement the existing evidence in the daily practice of aquatic therapy. Keywords are:
- patient centered approach based on clinical reasoning
- skillful hands-on teaching
- teaching-by-reasoning-and-doing

He is Senior Lecturer in all networks of the  Association IATF (International Aquatic Therapy Faculty), see
Johan also was primary contact person for the Aquatic Physical Therapy Network affiliated to the WCPT till May 2019

More information: see his profile at Linked in
Conference presentations Leuven 2015

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Conference presentations Querétaro 2016


Conference presentations Mysore 2017

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