Tim Pelle completed his study physical therapy in 2013. Subsequently he completed his master Biomedical Sciences, specializing in Human Movement Sciences and Epidemiology. He worked as a physical therapist in both the Netherlands and Germany. Currently, he is a postdoc and epidemiologist at the Radboud University Medical Centre. His research focusses on healthy lifestyle and outcome measures for people with ID. Moreover, he is interested in the international perspectives on the organization of medical care for people with ID.