Gisela Sjøgaard


Affiliation: University of Southern Denmark
Country: Denmark


  1. Sjøgaard G, Rosendal L, Kristiansen J, Blangsted A, Skotte J, Larsson B, et al. Muscle oxygenation and glycolysis in females with trapezius myalgia during stress and repetitive work using microdialysis and NIRS. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2010;108:657-69 pubmed publisher
    ..Higher relative muscle load during PEG and STR, insufficient muscle blood flow and oxygenation may account for the higher lactate, pyruvate and pain responses among MYA versus CON. ..
  2. Sjøgaard G, Søgaard K. Muscle activity pattern dependent pain development and alleviation. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2014;24:789-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Exercise training induces adaptation of metabolic and stress-related mRNA and protein responses in the painful muscles, which is in contrast to the responses evoked during repetitive work tasks per se. ..
  3. Nedergaard H, Jensen H, Lauridsen J, Sjøgaard G, Toft P. Non-sedation versus sedation with a daily wake-up trial in critically ill patients receiving mechanical ventilation--effects on physical function: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial: a substudy of the NONSEDA trial. Trials. 2015;16:310 pubmed publisher
    ..The study has been approved by the relevant scientific ethics committee and is registered at (ID: NCT02034942, 9 January 2014). ..
  4. Dalager T, Bredahl T, Pedersen M, Boyle E, Andersen L, Sjøgaard G. Does training frequency and supervision affect compliance, performance and muscular health? A cluster randomized controlled trial. Man Ther. 2015;20:657-65 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings provide evidence that a great degree of flexibility is legitimate for companies in planning future implementation of physical exercise programs at the workplace., number NCT01027390. ..
  5. Murray M, Lange B, Nørnberg B, Søgaard K, Sjøgaard G. Specific exercise training for reducing neck and shoulder pain among military helicopter pilots and crew members: a randomized controlled trial protocol. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2015;16:198 pubmed publisher
    ..Results from this study may therefore be beneficial for future establishment of such guidelines. Ethical committee of Southern Denmark (S-20120121) 29 August, 2012. Clinical Trail Registration (NCT01926262) 16 August, 2013. ..
  6. Jay K, Friborg M, Sjøgaard G, Jakobsen M, Sundstrup E, Brandt M, et al. The Consequence of Combined Pain and Stress on Work Ability in Female Laboratory Technicians: A Cross-Sectional Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015;12:15834-42 pubmed publisher
    ..7 (95% CI 30.6-34.9)). This cross-sectional study indicates that increased stress and musculoskeletal pain are independently associated with lower work ability in female laboratory technicians. ..
  7. Sjøgaard G, Zebis M, Kiilerich K, Saltin B, Pilegaard H. Exercise training and work task induced metabolic and stress-related mRNA and protein responses in myalgic muscles. Biomed Res Int. 2013;2013:984523 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast, prolonged general fitness as well as specific strength training decreased mRNA content of heat shock protein while the capacity of carbohydrate oxidation was increased only after specific strength training. ..