Harriët Wittink is a physiotherapist and Professor and chair of the Lifestyle and Health research group, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands. She holds a Master of Science in Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine from the Institute of Health Professions at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, and a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies from Boston University. Her research interests are chronic pain (physiotherapy) management, physical activity and behavioral change, health literacy and clinimetrics. She has authored over a 100 book chapters, monographs, and scientific papers. Her book “chronic pain management for physical therapists” was the first book on this topic for physiotherapists. She is currently the chair of the EFIC physiotherapy examination committee and vice chair of the EFIC education committee.