Annual Symposium, Thursday 29th November – Friday 30th November 2018
Comwell Borupgaard
Nørrevej 80, 3070 Snekkersten

Programme can be downloaded as pdf here


10.00 – 10.45 Key-note lecture:
Circadian rhythm in the Musculo-Skeletal System – does it matter in relation to exercise?
Professor Qing-Jun Meng, Univ Manchester, UK
Chairs: Professor Michael Kjaer and post doc Chloé Yeung

10.50 – 12.30 Free oral presentations from PhD students

Auditorium B
Chairs: Professor Peter Magnusson, Professor Julie Gehl

Presentations each 8+4 minThe oral presentations are follow by feedback on the presentation technique (20 min)

Comments on presentation technique: MA in rhetoric Thea Feveile Sejr Hansen

10.50 – 11.02
Adam E. M. Jørgensen
“Collagen Growth of Human Knee Cartilage in Health and Osteoarthritis”

11.02 – 11.14
Jacob Frandsen
“Repeated prolonged exercise in young and old well-trained cyclists”

11.14 – 11.26
Annesofie T. Olesen
“Effects of aging and training on intramuscular connective tissue”

11.26 – 11.38
Karen Lindhardt Madsen
“No Effect of Triheptanoin on Exercise Performance in Patients with McArdle Disease – A Randomized Controlled Trial”

11.38 – 11.50
Peter Tran
“Fibrillin deficiency leads to weakened, smaller tendons in both trained and untrained mice”

11.50 – 12.02
Grith Højfeldt
“Does habitation to a high protein diet influence whole body protein turnover in a postprandial state?

Auditorium C
Chairs: Professor Per Hølmich, Senior Researcher Peter Schjerling

Presentations each 8+4 minThe oral presentations are follow by feedback on the presentation technique (20 min)

Comments on presentation technique: MA in rhetoric Mads Højlyng

10.50 – 11.02
Mikkel Jensen
“Influence of carbohydrates on amino acid absorption from dietary protein”

11.02 – 11.14
Jens R. Jakobsen
“Adipocytes are present at the human myotendinous junction (MTJ)”

11.14 – 11.26
Jacob Bülow
“Is muscle protein synthesis associated with the metabolic profile: A cross sectional analysis of the CALM-cohort”

11.26 – 11.38
Maria Swennergren Hansen
“Reliability of Copenhagen Achilles Length Measure on patients with an Achilles tendon rupture”

11.38 – 11.50
Rasmus Skov Husted
“Orthopaedic surgeon’s perspectives on exercise for patients with end-stage knee osteoarthritis – a qualitative study”

12.30 – 13.15 Lunch

SYMPOSIUM 1 (auditorium B):
What physical activity should we promote for the improvement of health in diseases
Chairs: Professor Ylva Hellsten, Professor Flemming Dela

13.15 – 13.40 High intensity interval training – a feasible and effective strategy for the improvement of health in clinical populations?
Professor Martin Gibala, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

13.40 – 14.05 High intensity interval training is not an optimal strategy for the improvement of health – a clinical perspective
Professor Martin Halle, TUM München, Germany

14.05 – 14.45 Battle and Discussion with Audience

SYMPOSIUM 2 (auditorium C):
How to present scientific results
Chairs: Professor Thomas Bandholm, Professor Peter Schwarz

13.15 – 14.00 When the tail is wagging the dog – the importance of structure and focus in a scientific presentation
Associate Professor Thea Feveile Sejr Hansen, University of Copenhagen

14.00 – 14.45 Use of Power Point in presentation of scientific results?
MA (Rethoric) Mads Højlyng, Dept. of Management, CBS

14.45-15.15 Break (coffee/tea)

SYMPOSIUM 3 (auditorium B):
Chairs: Professor Peter Schwarz, Professor Tina Vilsbøll

15.15 – 15.40 Metabolism in relation to Physical Training
Professor Jørgen Wojtaszewski, Section of Molecular Physiology, Dept. of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen

15.45 – 16.10 Metabolic myopathies
Professor Antonio Toscano, University of Messina, Italy

16.15 – 16.40 Development of type 2 diabetes – who is to blame – the muscle, the liver or the gut?
Professor Sten Madsbad, Dept. of Endocrinology, Hvidovre Hospital

SYMPOSIUM 4 (auditorium C):
Physical activity before, during and after surgery
Chairs: Professor Julie Gehl, Professor Per Hölmich, Professor Peter Magnusson

15.15 – 15.40 Surgical stress response and recovery after abdominal surgery
Professor Ismail Gögenur, Dept. of Abdominal Surgery, Køge Hospital

15.45 – 16.10 Blood flow restriction training as a prehabilitation concept in total knee arthroplasty
Associate Professor Ulrik Frandsen, Dept. of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark

16.15 – 16.40 Prehabilitation: The new kid on the block?
Professor Franco Carli, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

17.00 – 18.30 Poster presentation in Aud B (3 min for each poster)
Posters from all others than MUSKOS PhD students. Posters are placed in Aud E throughout the meeting.
Chairs: Professor Jørn Wulff Helge, Associate Professor Abigail Mackey

Combination of GLP-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1RA) treatment and physical activity for maintenance of diet-induced weight loss and metabolic health
Simon B. K. Jensen
Department of Biomedical Sciences and NNF Center for Basic Metabolic Research, University of Copenhagen, Department of Endocrinology, Hvidovre Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark

Reduced skeletal muscle fat oxidation during exercise in an adult with lipin-1 deficiency
Daniel Raaschou-Pedersen
Copenhagen neuromuscular Center, Department of Neurology, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen

Maximal fat oxidation in a ski-ergometer and relation to performance in Vasaloppet
Mikkel T. Hansen
Xlab, Department of Biomedical Science, Denmark

Growth and differentiation factor 15 as a biomarker for mitochondrial disease
Nanna Scharff Poulsen
Copenhagen Neuromuscular Center, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

Axial muscular affection in patients with LGMD2L
Tahmina Khawajazada
Copenhagen Neuromuscular Center, Department of Neurology

The ATOM study: Asthma severity in women: The influence of training and menopause
Erik Hansen
Respiratory Research Unit, Bispebjerg Hospital, NEXS, University of Copenhagen, Cardiology Department, Bispebjerg Hospital

Blood-flow restricted training vs heavy-load training on mechanical muscle function. Systematic review and meta-analysis
Birk Grønfeldt
University of Southern Denmark, Institute of Sport Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Hogskulen pa Vestlandet, Centre for Evidence-Based Prectice, Odense University Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery

Between-limb asymmetry in leg muscle mass, strength and power in older home-dwelling independently living people. Association with functional ability
Kenneth H. Mertz
Institute of Sports Medicine and Department of Orthopedic Surgery M, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark

Effect of an unhealthy lipoprotein distribution on muscle protein synthesis response to whey feeding
Mie Cecilie Faber Zillmer
Institute of Sports Medicine Copenhagen, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery M, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Center for Healthy Ageing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen

Circadian clock gene expression in human tendons in response to physical activity and immobilization
Ching-Yan Chloé Yeung
Institute of Sports Medicine Copenhagen, Bispebjerg Hospital, Center for Healthy Aging, University of Copenhagen

Acute Response of Biochemical Bone Turnover Markers to High-impact Exercise for Postmenopausal Women
R. S. Prawiradilaga
Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen

Larger osteogenic effect in postmenopausal than in premenopausal women after 19 weeks of supervised gymnastics training
Eva W. Helge
University of Copenhagen: Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports; Department of Biomedical Sciences, Xlab.
Rigshospitalet/Glostrup: Department of Clinical Biochemistry

Association between weight loss and changes in physical inactivity in overweight/obese individuals with knee osteoarthritis: an 8-week cohort study
Cecilie Bartholdy
The Parker Institute, Copenhagen University Hospital Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg, Department of Physical and occupational therapy, Copenhagen University Hospital Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg

Patient Reported Outcome and Body Mass Index in 3,327 total knee arthroplasty patients
Anders Overgaard
The Parker Institute, Copenhagen University Hospital Frederiksberg

Morbidity and mortality in children with low muscle mass undergoing scoliosis surgery. A retrospective cohort study
Marie Mostue Naume
Copenhagen Neuromuscular Center, Department of Neurology, Department of Intensive Care 4131, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, HOC, Department of Anesthesiology, HOC – All from University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen

19.30 Pre-dinner drink

20.00 – Dinner (including PhD CUP)
Chair: Professor Thomas Bandholm


8.30 – 9.15 Key-note lecture:
Physical Activity and Brain Function
Professor Carl-Johan Boraxbekk, Hvidovre Hospital
Chair: Professor Michael Kjaer

9.20- 10.40 Free oral presentations from PhD students

Auditorium A
Chairs: Professor Jens Bangsbo, Professor Thomas Bandholm

Presentations each 8+4 minThe oral presentations are follow by feedback on the presentation technique (20 min)

Comments on presentation technique: MA in rhetoric Thea Feveile Sejr Hansen

9.20 – 9.32
Ronni Eg Sahl
“Energy balance in younger and older well-trained men during 15 days cycling at near-maximal energy expenditure rates”

9.32 – 9.44
Nikoline Løkken
“12-minutes walking test in mitochondrial myopathy: a potential screening test”

9.44 – 9.56
Christian Pilely Olsen
“Management of acute lateral ankle sprains: A randomized, controlled trial”

9.56 – 10.08
Anne-Sofie Agergaard
“Treatment of patellar tendinopathy; Influence of load magnitude on clinical outcome, tendon structure and function”

10.08 – 10.20
Cheng Zhang
“Regional differences in collagen content and tendon Mechanics”

Auditorium B
Chairs: Senior Researcher Jesper Løvind Andersen, Associate Professor Kristian Thorborg

Presentations each 8+4 minThe oral presentations are follow by feedback on the presentation technique (20 min)

Comments on presentation technique: MA in rhetoric Mads Højlyng

9.20 – 9.32
Karina Husted
“Biological Age in Health Promotion: protocol for Biological Age assessment”

9.32 – 9.44
Kristian Buch
“Metabolic changes induced by adjuvant chemotherapy and/or aromatase inhibitors in women diagnosed with early breast cancer – effect of two different exercise training regimens on recovery”

9.44 – 9.56
Signe Hulsbæk
“Preliminary effect and safety of physiotherapy with strength training and protein-rich nutritional supplement in combination with anabolic steroid in patients with hip fracture – the HIP-SAP trial”

9.56 – 10.08
Julia R. Dahlqvist
“Disease progression and outcome measures in spinobulbar muscle atrophy”

10.08 – 10.20
Kirsten Lykke Knak
“Current Validity of Muscle Strength, Balance and Functional Outcome Measures in Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1: the MyDOM cohort”

10.40 – 11.00 Coffee/tea break

SYMPOSIUM 5 (auditorium A):
Chairs: Professor Vibeke Backer, Professor Michael Kjaer

11.00 – 11.25 Inflammation and metabolism – focus on IL-6
Associate Professor Helga Ellingsgaard, University of Copenhagen

11.30 – 11.55 Exercise in connective tissue: Mechanical overload of tendon
Professor Neal Millar, Dept. Orthopedic Surgery, University of Glasgow, UK

12.00 – 12.25 Asthma, training and inflammation
Professor James Hull, Dept. of Pulmonology, Royal Bromton, London, UK

SYMPOSIUM 6 (auditorium B):
Exercise compliance: How to initiate and maintain physical activity in individuals
Chairs: Professor Jørn Wulff Helge, Professor Bente Klarlund

11.00 – 11.25 How to engage patients in physical activity?
Professor Julie Midtgaard, University of Copenhagen

11.30 – 11.55 Training in patients who undergo bariatric operation
Professor Jens Meldgaard Bruun, Aarhus University

12.00 – 12.25 Physical activity in patients with neuromuscular diseases
Professor John Vissing, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen

12.30 – 13.15 Lunch
(and separate board meeting Basic and Clinical Research in Musculo-skeletal and Oral Sciences)