Michael-Kjaer Position:
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Head of Department
Professor
+45 3863 5055
michaelkjaer@sund.ku.dkmichael.kjaer@regionh.dk
PubMed

Research focus:
Investigation of tendon and intramuscular connective tissue adaptation to mechanical loading, and the pathogenesis behind overuse tendon injury. Further, the aging-related adaptation of skeletal muscle and connective tissue to exercise and disuse.

Specific projects:
Supervisor for phd students and mentor for post docs within the area of skeletal muscle, tendon and physical activity

Funded by:
– Member of Center for Healthy Aging, Univ of Copenhagen.
– Global Excellence in Clinical Medicine, Region H.
– IOC Sports Medicine Copenhagen.
– Danish Board for Independent Research/Health and Disease (FSS),
– Novo Nordisk Foundation
– Lundbeck Foundation
– other private foundations