Christoffer H Andersen

Summary

Affiliation: National Research Centre for the Working Environment
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc Influence of frequency and duration of strength training for effective management of neck and shoulder pain: a randomised controlled trial
    Christoffer H Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Sports Med 46:1004-10. 2012
  2. doi Scapular muscle activity from selected strengthening exercises performed at low and high intensities
    Christoffer H Andersen
    National Research Center for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Strength Cond Res 26:2408-16. 2012
  3. pmc Implementation of neck/shoulder exercises for pain relief among industrial workers: a randomized controlled trial
    Mette K Zebis
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, 5320 Odense M, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:205. 2011
  4. pmc Protocol for shoulder function training reducing musculoskeletal pain in shoulder and neck: a randomized controlled trial
    Christoffer H Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:14. 2011
  5. pmc Effect of brief daily resistance training on rapid force development in painful neck and shoulder muscles: randomized controlled trial
    Kenneth Jay
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 33:386-92. 2013
  6. pmc Protocol for work place adjusted intelligent physical exercise reducing musculoskeletal pain in shoulder and neck (VIMS): a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:173. 2010
  7. doi Dose-response of strengthening exercise for treatment of severe neck pain in women
    Christoffer H Andersen
    1National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark 2Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark 3Institute of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark and 4Department of Occupational Health, Køge Hospital, Lykkebækvej 1, DK 4600, Køge, Denmark
    J Strength Cond Res 27:3322-8. 2013
  8. doi Effect of physical training on function of chronically painful muscles: a randomized controlled trial
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 105:1796-801. 2008
  9. doi Effects of kettlebell training on postural coordination and jump performance: a randomized controlled trial
    Kenneth Jay
    National Research Center for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Strength Cond Res 27:1202-9. 2013
  10. pmc Participatory ergonomic intervention versus strength training on chronic pain and work disability in slaughterhouse workers: study protocol for a single-blind, randomized controlled trial
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:67. 2013

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Influence of frequency and duration of strength training for effective management of neck and shoulder pain: a randomised controlled trial
    Christoffer H Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Sports Med 46:1004-10. 2012
    ..This study investigates how one weekly hour of strength training for the neck and shoulder muscles is most effectively distributed...
  2. doi Scapular muscle activity from selected strengthening exercises performed at low and high intensities
    Christoffer H Andersen
    National Research Center for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Strength Cond Res 26:2408-16. 2012
    ..For example, both workers with neck pain and athletes at risk of shoulder impingement (e.g., overhead sports) should perform push-up plus and press-ups to specifically strengthen the serratus anterior and lower trapezius...
  3. pmc Implementation of neck/shoulder exercises for pain relief among industrial workers: a randomized controlled trial
    Mette K Zebis
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, 5320 Odense M, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:205. 2011
    ..This study evaluates the effect of implementing strength training at the workplace on non-specific neck and shoulder pain among industrial workers...
  4. pmc Protocol for shoulder function training reducing musculoskeletal pain in shoulder and neck: a randomized controlled trial
    Christoffer H Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:14. 2011
    ..Active treatments have often been divided into either training of the painful area or the surrounding musculature avoiding direct training of the painful area. Our study investigates the effect of the latter approach...
  5. pmc Effect of brief daily resistance training on rapid force development in painful neck and shoulder muscles: randomized controlled trial
    Kenneth Jay
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 33:386-92. 2013
    ..To determine the effect of small daily amounts of progressive resistance training on rapid force development of painful neck/shoulder muscles...
  6. pmc Protocol for work place adjusted intelligent physical exercise reducing musculoskeletal pain in shoulder and neck (VIMS): a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:173. 2010
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  7. doi Dose-response of strengthening exercise for treatment of severe neck pain in women
    Christoffer H Andersen
    1National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark 2Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark 3Institute of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark and 4Department of Occupational Health, Køge Hospital, Lykkebækvej 1, DK 4600, Køge, Denmark
    J Strength Cond Res 27:3322-8. 2013
    ..Specific strength training reduces pain intensity in women with severe neck pain, and 1-2 training sessions per week for 20 weeks (∼30 training sessions) seems sufficient for optimal pain relief...
  8. doi Effect of physical training on function of chronically painful muscles: a randomized controlled trial
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 105:1796-801. 2008
    ..Furthermore, decreased relative workload may indirectly augment pain reduction...
  9. doi Effects of kettlebell training on postural coordination and jump performance: a randomized controlled trial
    Kenneth Jay
    National Research Center for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Strength Cond Res 27:1202-9. 2013
    ..Future studies should investigate whether kettlebell training can reduce the risk of low back injury in occupations with manual material handling or patient handling where sudden perturbations often occur...
  10. pmc Participatory ergonomic intervention versus strength training on chronic pain and work disability in slaughterhouse workers: study protocol for a single-blind, randomized controlled trial
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:67. 2013
    ..This study investigates the effect of two contrasting interventions, participatory ergonomics versus strength training on pain and work disability in slaughterhouse workers with chronic pain...
  11. ncbi Central adaptation of pain perception in response to rehabilitation of musculoskeletal pain: randomized controlled trial
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pain Physician 15:385-94. 2012
    ..The influence of central adaptations of pain perception in response to rehabilitation of musculoskeletal pain remains unclear...
  12. doi Evaluation of muscle activity during a standardized shoulder resistance training bout in novice individuals
    Markus D Jakobsen
    National Research Center for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Strength Cond Res 26:2515-22. 2012
    ..By contrast, no such change was observed between the 3 sets. This indicates that momentary neuromuscular fatigue in shoulder resistance training is induced more efficiently within a set than between sets...
  13. doi Kettlebell training for musculoskeletal and cardiovascular health: a randomized controlled trial
    Kenneth Jay
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 37:196-203. 2011
    ..The aim of this trial was to investigate the effectiveness of a worksite intervention using kettlebell training to improve musculoskeletal and cardiovascular health...
  14. doi Muscle activation strategies during strength training with heavy loading vs. repetitions to failure
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Center for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Strength Cond Res 26:1897-903. 2012
    ..Furthermore, strengthening exercises performed with elastic tubing seem to be an efficient resistance exercise and a feasible and practical alternative to traditional resistance equipment...
  15. ncbi Effect of two contrasting interventions on upper limb chronic pain and disability: a randomized controlled trial
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pain Physician 17:145-54. 2014
    ..Ergonomic training and education is the default strategy to reduce physical exposure and thereby prevent aggravation of pain. An alternative strategy could be to increase physical capacity of the worker by physical conditioning...
  16. doi Muscle activity during leg strengthening exercise using free weights and elastic resistance: effects of ballistic vs controlled contractions
    Markus Due Jakobsen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Hum Mov Sci 32:65-78. 2013
    ..Consequently, lunges using elastic resistance appear to be equally effective in inducing high leg muscle activity as traditional lunges using isoinertial resistance...
  17. doi Muscle activation and perceived loading during rehabilitation exercises: comparison of dumbbells and elastic resistance
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Phys Ther 90:538-49. 2010
    ..Although resistance exercises with heavy weights yield high levels of muscle activation, the efficacy of more user-friendly forms of exercise needs to be examined...
  18. pmc High-intensity strength training improves function of chronically painful muscles: case-control and RCT studies
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Biomed Res Int 2014:187324. 2014
    ..This study investigates consequences of chronic neck pain on muscle function and the rehabilitating effects of contrasting interventions...
  19. pmc Is Borg's perceived exertion scale a useful indicator of muscular and cardiovascular load in blue-collar workers with lifting tasks? A cross-sectional workplace study
    Markus Due Jakobsen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Appl Physiol 114:425-34. 2014
    ..To investigate associations between perceived exertion and objectively assessed muscular and cardiovascular load during a full working day among workers with manual lifting tasks...
  20. pmc Swiss ball abdominal crunch with added elastic resistance is an effective alternative to training machines
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Sports Phys Ther 7:372-80. 2012
    ..However, proper training intensity is difficult to obtain during Swiss ball exercises whereas strengthening exercises on machines usually are performed to induce high level of muscle activation...
  21. doi Muscle activation during selected strength exercises in women with chronic neck muscle pain
    Lars L Andersen
    Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Phys Ther 88:703-11. 2008
    ....
  22. pmc Effect of brief daily resistance training on occupational neck/shoulder muscle activity in office workers with chronic pain: randomized controlled trial
    Mark Lidegaard
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Biomed Res Int 2013:262386. 2013
    ..This study investigates the acute and longitudinal effects of resistance training on occupational muscle activity in office workers with chronic pain...
  23. pmc Effect of scapular function training on chronic pain in the neck/shoulder region: a randomized controlled trial
    Christoffer H Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    J Occup Rehabil 24:316-24. 2014
    ....
  24. pmc Muscle activity during knee-extension strengthening exercise performed with elastic tubing and isotonic resistance
    Markus Due Jakobsen
    U1 National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Sports Phys Ther 7:606-16. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the EMG-angle relationship of the quadriceps muscle during 10-RM knee-extensions performed with elastic tubing and an isotonic strength training machine...
  25. doi Torque-EMG-velocity relationship in female workers with chronic neck muscle pain
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Biomech 41:2029-35. 2008
    ..Parallel increase in pain and perceived exertion among MYA were observed in response to the maximal contractions, emphasizing that heavy physical exertion provokes pain increase only in conditions of myalgia...