Niels Wedderkopp

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern Denmark
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc The intensity of physical activity influences bone mineral accrual in childhood: the childhood health, activity and motor performance school (the CHAMPS) study, Denmark
    Malene Heidemann
    Hans Christian Andersen Children s Hospital, Odense University Hospital, SDR, Boulevard 29, Odense C DK 5000, Denmark
    BMC Pediatr 13:32. 2013
  2. pmc Analyzing repeated data collected by mobile phones and frequent text messages. An example of low back pain measured weekly for 18 weeks
    Iben Axen
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Unit of Intervention and Implementation Research, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels v, 13, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:105. 2012
  3. pmc Study protocol. The Childhood Health, Activity, and Motor Performance School Study Denmark (The CHAMPS-study DK)
    Niels Wedderkopp
    Centre of Research in Childhood Health, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, DK 5230, Odense M, Denmark
    BMC Pediatr 12:128. 2012
  4. pmc Rest versus exercise as treatment for patients with low back pain and Modic changes. A randomized controlled clinical trial
    Rikke K Jensen
    Research Department, Spine Centre of Southern Denmark, Hospital Lillebaelt, Middelfart, Denmark
    BMC Med 10:22. 2012
  5. pmc Comparison between data obtained through real-time data capture by SMS and a retrospective telephone interview
    Bendt Johansen
    The Department of Research, The Spine Center, Hospital Lillebaelt, Oestre Hougvej 55, 5500 Middelfart, Denmark
    Chiropr Osteopat 18:10. 2010
  6. doi request reprint No evidence for presence of bacteria in modic type I changes
    N Wedderkopp
    Back Research Center, Hospital of Funen, part of Clinical Locomotion Science Group, Ringe, Denmark
    Acta Radiol 50:65-70. 2009
  7. pmc Back pain reporting in young girls appears to be puberty-related
    Niels Wedderkopp
    The Back Research Center, Backcenter Funen, Lindevej 5, 5750 Ringe, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:52. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in physical fitness and obesity in Danish 9-year-old girls and boys: Odense School Child Study and Danish substudy of the European Youth Heart Study
    N Wedderkopp
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense University, Odense NV, Denmark
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 14:150-5. 2004
  9. doi request reprint High-level physical activity in childhood seems to protect against low back pain in early adolescence
    N Wedderkopp
    The Back Research Center, Hospital of Funen, Part of Clinical Locomotion Science, University of Southern Denmark, Ringe, Denmark
    Spine J 9:134-41. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two intervention programmes in young female players in European handball--with and without ankle disc
    N Wedderkopp
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Odense University, University of Southern Denmark, Odense C, Denmark
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 13:371-5. 2003

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Publications39

  1. pmc The intensity of physical activity influences bone mineral accrual in childhood: the childhood health, activity and motor performance school (the CHAMPS) study, Denmark
    Malene Heidemann
    Hans Christian Andersen Children s Hospital, Odense University Hospital, SDR, Boulevard 29, Odense C DK 5000, Denmark
    BMC Pediatr 13:32. 2013
    ..This study aims to assess the relationship between physical activity at different intensities and Bone Mineral Content (BMC), Bone Mineral Density (BMD) and Bone Area (BA) accretion...
  2. pmc Analyzing repeated data collected by mobile phones and frequent text messages. An example of low back pain measured weekly for 18 weeks
    Iben Axen
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Unit of Intervention and Implementation Research, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels v, 13, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:105. 2012
    ..It is meant to give an overview for the clinical researcher in order for complex outcome measures to be interpreted in a clinically meaningful way...
  3. pmc Study protocol. The Childhood Health, Activity, and Motor Performance School Study Denmark (The CHAMPS-study DK)
    Niels Wedderkopp
    Centre of Research in Childhood Health, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, DK 5230, Odense M, Denmark
    BMC Pediatr 12:128. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Rest versus exercise as treatment for patients with low back pain and Modic changes. A randomized controlled clinical trial
    Rikke K Jensen
    Research Department, Spine Centre of Southern Denmark, Hospital Lillebaelt, Middelfart, Denmark
    BMC Med 10:22. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Comparison between data obtained through real-time data capture by SMS and a retrospective telephone interview
    Bendt Johansen
    The Department of Research, The Spine Center, Hospital Lillebaelt, Oestre Hougvej 55, 5500 Middelfart, Denmark
    Chiropr Osteopat 18:10. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint No evidence for presence of bacteria in modic type I changes
    N Wedderkopp
    Back Research Center, Hospital of Funen, part of Clinical Locomotion Science Group, Ringe, Denmark
    Acta Radiol 50:65-70. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Back pain reporting in young girls appears to be puberty-related
    Niels Wedderkopp
    The Back Research Center, Backcenter Funen, Lindevej 5, 5750 Ringe, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:52. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to establish whether the onset of puberty is associated with back pain reporting in young girls...
  8. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in physical fitness and obesity in Danish 9-year-old girls and boys: Odense School Child Study and Danish substudy of the European Youth Heart Study
    N Wedderkopp
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense University, Odense NV, Denmark
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 14:150-5. 2004
    ..Monitoring of changes in fitness and obesity in the population is important for preventive strategies, and the aim of this study was to analyse the secular trends in fitness and body composition in Danish children...
  9. doi request reprint High-level physical activity in childhood seems to protect against low back pain in early adolescence
    N Wedderkopp
    The Back Research Center, Hospital of Funen, Part of Clinical Locomotion Science, University of Southern Denmark, Ringe, Denmark
    Spine J 9:134-41. 2009
    ..The evidence on the impact of physical activity on back pain in children and adolescents has been contradicting. It has also been shown that the physical activity cannot accurately be estimated in children using questionnaires...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two intervention programmes in young female players in European handball--with and without ankle disc
    N Wedderkopp
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Odense University, University of Southern Denmark, Odense C, Denmark
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 13:371-5. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to compare a programme with ankle disc and functional strength training with a programme with functional strength training only...
  11. doi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk factors and blood pressure response during exercise in healthy children and adolescents: the European Youth Heart Study
    Niels C Møller
    Centre for Research in Childhood Health, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Univ of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230 Odense, Denmark
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 109:1125-32. 2010
    ..The positive relationship observed between aerobic fitness and SBP response in girls remains unexplainable for us, although post hoc analyses revealed that it was the case in the ninth graders only...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cycling to school and cardiovascular risk factors: a longitudinal study
    Lars Bo Andersen
    Center for Research in Childhood Health, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    J Phys Act Health 8:1025-33. 2011
    ..Transport to school occur twice a day and could improve cardiovascular health in children. Commuter cycling is associated with lower mortality and cardiovascular disease rate in adults, but limited evidence exists in children...
  13. doi request reprint Six physical education lessons a week can reduce cardiovascular risk in school children aged 6-13 years: a longitudinal study
    Heidi Klakk
    1Centre of Research in Childhood Health, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 42:128-36. 2014
    ..Schools are potentially effective settings for early public health prevention strategies. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of six physical education (PE) lessons on children's CVD risk...
  14. doi request reprint Between-school variation in physical activity, aerobic fitness, and organized sports participation: a multi-level analysis
    Peter L Kristensen
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    J Sports Sci 31:188-95. 2013
    ....
  15. doi request reprint The association between aerobic fitness and physical activity in children and adolescents: the European youth heart study
    Peter Lund Kristensen
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense M, Denmark
    Eur J Appl Physiol 110:267-75. 2010
    ..However, the study also indicates that inactive children can achieve notable increase in aerobic fitness by increasing their habitual physical activity level. A potential physiological explanation for these results is highlighted...
  16. pmc Occurrence and co-existence of localized musculoskeletal symptoms and findings in work-attending orchestra musicians - an exploratory cross-sectional study
    Helene M Paarup
    Research Unit of Occupational and Environmental Health, Institute of Clinical Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    BMC Res Notes 5:541. 2012
    ..Due to ergonomic exposure musicians are at risk of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in the neck, back, and upper extremities. The literature confirms musculoskeletal problems in these anatomic regions among orchestra musicians...
  17. pmc Prevalence and tracking of back pain from childhood to adolescence
    Per Kjaer
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Part of Clinical Locomotion Network, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, DK 5230, Odense, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:98. 2011
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Back pain in children: no association with objectively measured level of physical activity
    Niels Wedderkopp
    Institute of Sports Sciences and Clinical Biomechanics, Odense University, Denmark
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:2019-24; discussion 2024. 2003
    ..A cross-sectional survey of 481 children aged 8-10 years and 325 adolescents aged 14-16 years obtained through a proportional two-stage cluster sample of children living in Odense, Denmark...
  19. doi request reprint Youth screen-time behaviour is associated with cardiovascular risk in young adulthood: the European Youth Heart Study
    Anders Grøntved
    University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 21:49-56. 2014
    ..We prospectively examined the association of TV viewing, computer use, and total screen time in adolescence, and change in these behaviours, with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in young adulthood...
  20. pmc Tracking and prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors across socio-economic classes: a longitudinal substudy of the European Youth Heart Study
    Peter L Kristensen
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230 Odense M, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 6:20. 2006
    ..Furthermore the study investigates whether social class differences in the prevalence of overweight and low physical fitness exist or develop within the age range from childhood to adolescence...
  21. pmc Unit-specific calibration of Actigraph accelerometers in a mechanical setup - is it worth the effort? The effect on random output variation caused by technical inter-instrument variability in the laboratory and in the field
    Niels C Moeller
    Institute of Sport Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:19. 2008
    ..Therefore, the primary aim of this study was to calculate and apply unit-specific calibration factors in multiple accelerometers in order to examine the impact on random output variation caused by inter-instrument variability...
  22. pmc Single leg mini squat: an inter-tester reproducibility study of children in the age of 9-10 and 12-14 years presented by various methods of kappa calculation
    Tina Junge
    Institute of Regional Health Services, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:203. 2012
    ..Further on, this study exemplify the divergence of kappa values when using different methods of calculating kappa for the same dataset...
  23. doi request reprint Injuries in children with extra physical education in primary schools
    Christina Trifonov Rexen
    1Centre of Research in Childhood Health, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, DENMARK 2Department of Sports Medicine, The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, NORWAY 3National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, DENMARK 4Sport Medicine Clinic, Orthopedic Department, Hospital of Lillebaelt, Odense, DENMARK and 5Institute of Regional Health Services Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:745-52. 2014
    ..2) Examine the major injury subgroup: growth-related overuse (GRO) through the overuse-related injury group...
  24. pmc Effect of four additional physical education lessons on body composition in children aged 8-13 years--a prospective study during two school years
    Heidi Klakk
    Centre of Research in Childhood Health, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    BMC Pediatr 13:170. 2013
    ..The objective of this paper was to evaluate the effect of four additional Physical Education (PE) lessons/week in primary schools on body composition and weight status in children aged 8-13...
  25. pmc Inter-tester reproducibility and inter-method agreement of two variations of the Beighton test for determining Generalised Joint Hypermobility in primary school children
    Tina Junge
    Institute of Regional Health Services, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    BMC Pediatr 13:214. 2013
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Field assessment of balance in 10 to 14 year old children, reproducibility and validity of the Nintendo Wii board
    Lisbeth Runge Larsen
    Institute of Regional Health Services Research, University of Southern Denmark, Winsloewparken 193, Odense C 5000, Denmark
    BMC Pediatr 14:144. 2014
    ..As the NWB has only been validated and tested for reproducibility in adults, the purpose of this study was to examine reproducibility and validity of the NWB in a field setting, in a population of children...
  27. pmc Prevalence and consequences of musculoskeletal symptoms in symphony orchestra musicians vary by gender: a cross-sectional study
    Helene M Paarup
    Research Unit of Occupational and Environmental Health, Institute of Clinical Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:223. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was therefore to investigate the prevalence, duration and consequences of musculoskeletal symptoms in professional symphony orchestra musicians...
  28. pmc The Nordic Subpopulation Research Programme: prediction of treatment outcome in patients with low back pain treated by chiropractors--does the psychological profile matter?
    Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde
    Department of Research, Spine Center, Hospital Lillebaelt, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
    Chiropr Osteopat 17:14. 2009
    ..It is not known to what degree outcome among chiropractic patients is affected by psychological factors...
  29. ncbi request reprint Reexamination of validity and reliability of the CSA monitor in walking and running
    Søren Brage
    Institute of Sport Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Main Campus, Odense University, Odense, Denmark
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1447-54. 2003
    ..To evaluate the reliability and validity of the CSA (model 7164) accelerometer (MTI) in a wide walking-running speed range in laboratory and field...
  30. ncbi request reprint Physical activity levels and patterns of 9- and 15-yr-old European children
    Chris J Riddoch
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:86-92. 2004
    ..Very limited physical activity data exist that have been collected from representative samples of children and even fewer data collected where physical activity has been measured using objective methods...
  31. ncbi request reprint Features of the metabolic syndrome are associated with objectively measured physical activity and fitness in Danish children: the European Youth Heart Study (EYHS)
    Søren Brage
    Institute of Sport and Health Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense
    Diabetes Care 27:2141-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the metabolic syndrome and objectively measured physical activity and whether fitness modified this relationship...
  32. pmc Association of socioeconomic position with insulin resistance among children from Denmark, Estonia, and Portugal: cross sectional study
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR
    BMJ 331:183. 2005
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Association between back pain and physical fitness in adolescents
    Lars Bo Andersen
    Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1740-4. 2006
    ..A cross-sectional study of 9413 adolescents...
  34. ncbi request reprint Active travel to school and cardiovascular fitness in Danish children and adolescents
    Ashley R Cooper
    Department of Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1724-31. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the way that children and adolescents travel to school is associated with level of cardiovascular fitness...
  35. ncbi request reprint Back pain reporting in children and adolescents: the impact of parents' educational level
    Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde
    Medical Research Unit in Ringkjøbing County, Postbox 142, DK 6950 Ringkøbing, Denmark
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 25:216-20. 2002
    ..Social class, including educational level, is a strong predictor for health-related perceptions and behavior and for health outcomes in general. It is not known whether parental education has an effect on back pain in their offspring...
  36. ncbi request reprint Physical activity levels of children who walk, cycle, or are driven to school
    Ashley R Cooper
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, UK
    Am J Prev Med 29:179-84. 2005
    ..Active commuting to school by walking or bicycle is widely promoted to increase children's physical activity. However, there is little data to describe the impact that travel mode, and in particular cycling, may have on activity levels...
  37. pmc Preventing back pain
    Niels Wedderkopp
    BMJ 336:398. 2008
  38. ncbi request reprint GB virus C epidemiology in Denmark: different routes of transmission in children and low- and high-risk adults
    Peer B Christensen
    Departement C of Internal Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    J Med Virol 70:156-62. 2003
    ..Blood borne transmission plays a role among health care workers and injecting drug users and GBV-C should be further evaluated as a surrogate marker for professional blood exposure...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Injured elderly victims of bag-snatching treated at Odense University Hospital 1996-2000]
    Christian Faergemann
    Odense Universitetshospital, Ortopaedkirurgisk afdeling O, Ulykkes Analyse Gruppen, DK 5000 Odense
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:2768-71. 2002
    ..In recent years, a number of elderly patients have been treated at the Odense University Hospital following injuries caused by bag-snatching. The aim of this study was to discover how many of elderly patients sustained such injuries...