- Associate Professor (Functional Anatomy)
- Mathematical modeling
- Biomechanics of the human masticatory system
- Jaw joint
- Functional anatomy of the head-neck region
Professional employment history
|2004-present||Associate professor – Functional Anatomy ACTA|
|1989-2004||Assistant professor – Functional Anatomy ACTA|
|1988-1989||Assistant researcher – Functional Anatomy ACTA|
|1985-1988||PhD student – Functional Anatomy ACTA|
|1990||PhD thesis - University of Amsterdam|
|1985||MSc Electrical Engineering - Technical University Twente|
Selected scientific publications
Koolstra J.H., van Eijden T.M.G.J., Weijs W.A. and Naeije M. (1988)
A three-dimensional mathematical model of the human masticatory system predicting maximum possible bite forces. Journal of Biomechanics 21:563-576.
Koolstra J.H. and van Eijden T.M.G.J. (1999)
Three-dimensional dynamical capabilities of the human masticatory muscles. Journal of Biomechanics 32:145-152.
Koolstra J.H. (2002)
Dynamics of the human masticatory system. Critical Reviews in Oral Biology and Medicine 13:368-380.
Koolstra J.H. and van Eijden T.M.G.J. (2005)
Combined finite-element and rigid-body analysis of human jaw joint dynamics. Journal of Biomechanics 38:2431-2439.
Koolstra J.H. and Tanaka E. (2009)
Tensile stress patterns predicted in the articular disc of the human temporomandibular joint. Journal of Anatomy 215: 411-416.
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS (from 1999 until now)