Alli obtained his degree in Physical Therapy in 1990 from the Rijkshogeschool Groningen. From 1991-2001 he worked as a physical therapist in the United States and Germany. Upon return to the Netherlands, he obtained a degree in Sports Physical Therapy from the Utrecht University of Applied Science in 2003. In 2005 he started on his PhD project at the University Medical Center Groningen, Center for Rehabilitation. Alli has a special interest in motor control after ACL injuries.
He is currently working on a post-doc track with a special focus on development of prevention programs designed to reduce incidence of ACL (second) injury rate and associated occurrence of osteoarthritis.
2005-present PhD student
University Medical Center Groningen, Center for Rehabilitation. University of Groningen, the Netherlands
2003-2005 Sports Physical Therapist HU University Applied Sciences, Utrecht, the Netherlands
1997-1999 Certified Instructor Orthopaedic Medicine and Manual Therapy
1986-1990 Bachelor Science Physical Therapy Hanze University Applied Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy, Groningen, the Netherlands
2001-present Owner and Senior Physical Therapist Medisch Centrum Zuid, Groningen, the Netherlands
2002-2004 Teaching Hanze University Applied Sciences, School for Physical Therapy, Groningen, the Netherlands
HONORS and AWARDS
2005 First Price Gokeler A, Hof AL, Arnold MP, Dijkstra PU, Postema K. Best poster award. GOTS Society for Orthopaedic Traumatologic Sports Medicine. An electromyographic analysis of landing strategies after ACL reconstruction. Munich, Germany
2003 Second Price Benjaminse A, Gokeler A, Schans C van der. Student research award. Clinical Diagnosis of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture. A Meta-Analysis. Royal Dutch Society for Physical Therapy, the Hague, the Netherlands