CURRENT (AND PREVIOUS) FUNCTION: Laurisa Arenales Arauz is a PhD student at the research group Human Physiology and Sports Physiotherapy at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. In 2022 she graduated as Master of Science in Human Movement Sciences with a specialization in healthy aging at the University in Groningen (The Netherlands
RESEARCH AREA: The field of research she will engage includes mental and physical fatigue. Her main aim is to further unravel the fundamental mechanisms of physical and mental fatigue, and how mental fatigue affects physical fatigue. For this purpose, she will investigate the role of neurotransmitters and the involvement of brain areas during the onset of fatigue.
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