| Institute of Sports Medicine Copenhagen |

Senior researchers
Position:Head of Institute, Reasearch group leader
Title:Professor, Chief Physician, DMSci
Phone:+45 3863 5055
Email:michaelkjaer@sund.ku.dk
michael.kjaer@regionh.dk
Field of work: Tendon loading - from physiological adaptation to physical activity to development of overuse injuries (tendinopathy). Regulation of connective tissue turnover and adaptation of cartilage and skeletal muscle to physical activity and inactivity. Skeletal muscle plasticity in relation to ageing, physical activity and hospital stay, and its interplay with pharmacological approaches.
Position:Research group leader, Professor
Title:Professor, PT, DMSc
Phone:+45 3863 5871
Email:p.magnusson@sund.ku.dk
stig.peter.magnusson@regionh.dk
Field of work: Musculoskeletal rehabilitation; Understanding tendon structure and function as it relates to overuse, rupture, loading, unloading and ageing.
Position:Head of laboratory, Senior researcher
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Position:Senior researcher
Title:Molecular Biologist, PhD
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Email:peter@mrna.dk
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Position:Research group leader, Associate Professor
Title:Associate Professor, PhD
Phone:+45 3863 5366
Email:abigailmac@sund.ku.dk
Field of work: The study of human skeletal muscle adaptation to exercise loading as well as injury, in young and elderly individuals, with special attention on satellite cells and their interaction with neighbouring cells. Within this context, current projects are focussed on myofibre denervation, the myotendinous junction, and bone marrow-derived cells.
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Title:PT, PhD
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Position:Senior researcher
Title:Professor
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Doctors; outpatient clinic
Position:Head of outpatient clinic, Chief Physician
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Position:Cheif Physician
Title:PhD
Phone:+45 3863 5364
Email:per.martin.bulow@regionh.dk
Field of work: Overload injuries, musculoskeletal ultrasound examinations. Clinical and methodological studies. Currently completing the data processing in a study on the treatment of tennis elbow and a study on the possible importance of oral contraceptives to the risk of cruciate ligament injury. In addition, a clinical prognostic study on ankle distortions is currently underway.
Position:Chief Physician
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Position:Chief Physician
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Position:Chief Physician
Title:Specialist in orthopedic surgery, PhD
Phone:+45 3863 5042
Email:simon.doessing.01@regionh.dk
Field of work: Works in the out patient clinic with overuse related sports injuries including injuries in muscle, tendon and joints in both recreational and elite athletes. Examines injuries with a special focus on the use of ultrasound and subsequent start of relevent treatment, often in close collaboration with Physiotherapists.

Does research within fields related to lower leg pain with a focus on compartment syndrome and Achilles tendon injuries.

Also works at Gildhøj Privathospital doing arthroscopic surgery on knees and shoulders.
Position:Chief Physician
Title:MD, PhD
Phone:+45 3863 6191
Email:jesper.petersen.01@regionh.dk
Field of work: Works in the outpatient clinic with overuse related sports injuries including injuries in muscle, tendon and joints in both recreational and elite athletes. Has special interest within diagnostic ultrasound.

Has done research within fields related to football injuries in particular injuries to hamstring muscles.

Also works as first team doctor in FC Nordsjaelland (Superliga) and as team doctor at the Danish Under-21 national team.
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Position:Resident
Title:Resident
Phone:+45 5092 6084
Email:mads.karlsson@dadlnet.dk
Field of work: Works in the out patient clinic with general sports medicine. Has special interest within the fields of overuse injuries and ultrasound.

Works as doctor for the female U19 soccer national team of Denmark, and as Associate Professor at Aarhus University on the course "Sports injuries". Also works as doctor and physical trainer for the AGF female soccer team.
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Postdocs
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Position:Postdoc
Title:PhD
Phone:+45 3863 5870
Email:rene.brueggebusch.svensson@regionh.dk
Publications:PubMed
Field of work: Basic research on tendon structure and mechanics in both normal function and injury, specifically focusing on the nano- and micro-scale.
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Position:Postdoc
Title:Postdoc, PhD
Phone:+45 3863 5190
Email:chloe.yeung@sund.ku.dk
ching-yan.chloe.yeung@regionh.dk
Field of work: Main research focus is investigating the roles of the circadian clock and exercise in regulating tendon tissue homeostasis. Is also involved in projects working with proteomics analysis of tendon exosomes and extracellular matrices and single-cell analysis of human tendon and skeletal muscle. Using a combination of RNAseq, primary tendon and muscle cell culture, 3D tendon cell culture, circadian reporter mouse and a wide variety of biochemistry techniques.

Is in charge of organizing an annual PhD course for Matrix Biology (normally held in November).
Position:Postdoc
Title:Cellular and Molecular Biologist, PhD
Phone:+45 3863 5190
Email:costanza.montagna@regionh.dk
costanzamontagna@gmail.com
Field of work: Main focus is investigating the role of autophagy in tendon tissue homeostasis.
Position:Postdoc
Title:Human Physiologist, PhD
Phone:+45 3863 5069
Email:anders.karlsen@regionh.dk
Field of work: Main focus is in the aging human skeletal muscle, muscle strain injuries, muscle regeneration, muscle hypertrophy and muscle stem cells.
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Phone:+45 3863 5069
+45 9145 5245
Email:4shifu3@gmail.com
yt@sund.ku.dk
Field of work: Interaction between muscle and tendon tissues/cells to mechanical loading, stimulation or damage.
PhD students
Position:PhD student
Title:Cand.scient. Human Physiology
Phone:+45 3863 5676
Email:anne.theil.gylling@regionh.dk
Field of work: Main focus of work is to investigate the age-related losses of muscle mass, -strength and -function. As part of the LISA-project, investigating the effects of 1-year of regular strength training with two different intensities upon muscle mass, -strength, and -function in elderly individuals. Further, to investigate the long-term effects of a 1-year strength training intervention, the participants are followed for 10 years.
Position:PhD student
Title:Cand.scient. PT
Phone:+45 3863 5675
Email:anne-sofie.agergaard@regionh.dk
Field of work: Investigation of rehabilitation and healing of tendon injury.
PhD project title: Treatment of patellar tendinopathy; Influence of load magnitude on clinical outcome, tendon structure and function and evaluation of Ultra-short echo-time MRI as an imaging tool of tendinopathy.
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Position:PhD student
Title:Cand.scient.
Phone:+45 3863 5788
Email:casper.soendenbroe@regionh.dk
Field of work: Age-related loss of muscle mass and how it is influenced by physical exercise, with special focus on changes in the neuromuscular junction.
Position:PhD student
Title:Cand.scient. in Human Physiology
Phone:+45 2293 7397
Email:khudlemertz@gmail.com
kenneth.hudlebusch.mertz@regionh.dk
Field of work: Nutrition and exercise strategies for preservation of loss of muscle mass, strength and function in older adults. Involved in the Counteracting Age-related Loss of Muscle mass (CALM) trial (https://calm.ku.dk/english/) as well as the LIve Active Successful Ageing (LISA) study.
Position:PhD student
Title:Msc, PT
Phone:+45 3863 5675
Email:rikke.hoeffner@regionh.dk
Field of work: Musculoskeletal rehabilitation in relation to overuse and overload injuries. Main research focus is investigating how the physiotherapeutic rehabilitation following Achilles tendon rupture influence the clinical function and the muscle and tendon structure.
Position:PhD student
Title:Cand.scient. Human Physiology
Phone:+45 2343 2492
Email:mads.bloch-ibenfeldt@regionh.dk
Field of work: Part of the LIve active Successful Aging (LISA) intervention study, that is investigating the long-term effects of heavy and moderate intensity resistance training in relation to the age-related loss of muscle mass, strength and function.
Scientific/research assistants
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Research/administrative secretaries
Position:Administrative secretary
Title:Clinical secretary
Phone:+45 3863 6022
Email:else.pedersen@regionh.dk
Field of work: Practical and administrative work in relation to staff administration, accounting and day-to-day financial tasks, planning of courses, symposia and conferences, arrangement of travel to conferences and meetings for both internal and external researchers, other outgoing correspondence.
Position:Research Administrator
Title:Cand.scient.
Phone:+45 3863 6003
Email:maria.baekgaard.kjaer@regionh.dk
Field of work: In charge of day-to-day financial budgeting and accounting. Assisting researchers with grant applications and responsible for grant administration. Involved in general administrative and practical task in the department, responsible for website development and updates.
Assisting researchers with ethical applications (Videnskabsetisk Komité) and data‐approval (Videnscenter for Dataanmeldelser) for new and existing projects.

Main responsible for REDCap database development and building for new research projects, and involved in day-to-day data management of projects.

Part of the LISA-project, investigating the effects of 1-year of regular strength training with two different intensities upon muscle mass, -strength, and -function in elderly individuals.
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Students
Address

Institute of Sports Medicine Copenhagen
Institut for Idrætsmedicin
Bispebjerg Hospital
Building 8, 1. floor
Nielsine Nielsens Vej 11
2400 Copenhagen NV
Denmark
Phone (for patients): +45 3863 5042
Phone (for other inquiries): +45 3863 6022

About ISMC

ISMC was established in 1997 at the Department of Rheumatology at Bispebjerg Hospital in conjunction with the establishment of a professorship in Sports Medicine at University of Copenhagen.