Emil Sundstrup

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

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Joint association of multimorbidity and work ability with risk of long-term sickness absence: a prospective cohort study with register follow-up
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health . 2017
  2. doi request reprint Regular use of pain medication due to musculoskeletal disorders in the general working population: Cross-sectional study among 10,000 workers
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Ind Med 59:934-941. 2016
  3. pmc Influence of physical and psychosocial work environment throughout life and physical and cognitive capacity in midlife on labor market attachment among older workers: study protocol for a prospective cohort study
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 16:629. 2016
  4. pmc Associations between biopsychosocial factors and chronic upper limb pain among slaughterhouse workers: cross sectional study
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 17:104. 2016
  5. doi request reprint Workplace strength training prevents deterioration of work ability among workers with chronic pain and work disability: a randomized controlled trial
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 40:244-51. 2014
  6. 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
  7. pmc Strength Training Improves Fatigue Resistance and Self-Rated Health in Workers with Chronic Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, SDU Muscle Research Cluster, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Biomed Res Int 2016:4137918. 2016
  8. doi request reprint Reliability of Mechanical Trunk Responses During Known and Unknown Trunk Perturbations
    Markus D Jakobsen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Appl Biomech 32:86-92. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Electromyographic comparison of conventional machine strength training versus bodyweight exercises in patients with chronic stroke
    Jonas Vinstrup
    a National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Top Stroke Rehabil . 2017
  10. ncbi request reprint 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

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Publications43

  1. doi request reprint Joint association of multimorbidity and work ability with risk of long-term sickness absence: a prospective cohort study with register follow-up
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health . 2017
    ..Initiatives to improve or maintain work ability should be highly prioritized to secure sustainable employability among workers with ≥1 chronic diseases...
  2. doi request reprint Regular use of pain medication due to musculoskeletal disorders in the general working population: Cross-sectional study among 10,000 workers
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Ind Med 59:934-941. 2016
    ..We aimed to determine the association between work, health, and lifestyle with regular use of pain medication due to musculoskeletal disorders in the general working population...
  3. pmc Influence of physical and psychosocial work environment throughout life and physical and cognitive capacity in midlife on labor market attachment among older workers: study protocol for a prospective cohort study
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 16:629. 2016
    ..This study will investigate the influence of physical and psychosocial work environment throughout working life and physical and cognitive capacity in midlife on labor market attachment among older workers...
  4. pmc Associations between biopsychosocial factors and chronic upper limb pain among slaughterhouse workers: cross sectional study
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 17:104. 2016
    ..The present study investigates biopsychosocial differences, with specific focus on rate of force development (RFD) and work ability, between workers with and without chronic upper limb pain...
  5. doi request reprint Workplace strength training prevents deterioration of work ability among workers with chronic pain and work disability: a randomized controlled trial
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 40:244-51. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of two contrasting interventions on work ability among slaughterhouse workers with chronic pain and work disability...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc Strength Training Improves Fatigue Resistance and Self-Rated Health in Workers with Chronic Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, SDU Muscle Research Cluster, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Biomed Res Int 2016:4137918. 2016
    ..This trial is registered with ClinicalTrials.gov NCT01671267...
  8. doi request reprint Reliability of Mechanical Trunk Responses During Known and Unknown Trunk Perturbations
    Markus D Jakobsen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Appl Biomech 32:86-92. 2016
    ..The method may be used as a diagnostic tool for screening workers who are in risk of future work-related low back injuries...
  9. doi request reprint Electromyographic comparison of conventional machine strength training versus bodyweight exercises in patients with chronic stroke
    Jonas Vinstrup
    a National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Top Stroke Rehabil . 2017
    ..To investigate whether bodyweight exercises can induce comparable levels of muscle activity as conventional machine exercises in chronic stroke patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint 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...
  11. doi request reprint Effectiveness of hamstring knee rehabilitation exercise performed in training machine vs. elastic resistance: electromyography evaluation study
    Markus Due Jakobsen
    From the National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark MDJ, ES, CHA, LLA Department of Psychology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden RP Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark MDJ, ES and Arthroscopic Centre Amager and Gait Analysis Laboratory, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark MKZ
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 93:320-7. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate muscle activity during hamstring rehabilitation exercises performed in training machine compared with elastic resistance...
  12. doi request reprint 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...
  13. doi request reprint 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...
  14. doi request reprint The effect of strength training, recreational soccer and running exercise on stretch-shortening cycle muscle performance during countermovement jumping
    Markus Due Jakobsen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Denmark
    Hum Mov Sci 31:970-86. 2012
    ..Enhanced neuromuscular activity in the hip extensors (hamstrings) and plantar flexors, and increased myofiber fiber size were responsible for the enhanced CMJ SSC muscle performance with ST...
  15. doi request reprint Effect of physical exercise on workplace social capital: Cluster randomized controlled trial
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Denmark Physical Activity and Human Performance group, SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 43:810-8. 2015
    ..This study investigates the effect of physical exercise on social capital at work...
  16. doi request reprint Importance of mind-muscle connection during progressive resistance training
    Joaquín Calatayud
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Appl Physiol 116:527-33. 2016
    ..This study evaluates whether focusing on using specific muscles during bench press can selectively activate these muscles...
  17. pmc Cardiovascular health effects of internet-based encouragements to do daily workplace stair-walks: randomized controlled trial
    Lars Louis Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Med Internet Res 15:e127. 2013
    ..Although the hazardous health effects of a sedentary lifestyle are well known, many adults struggle with regular physical activity. Simple and efficient encouragements for increased physical activity are needed...
  18. doi request reprint Electromyographic Comparison of Elastic Resistance and Machine Exercises for High-Intensity Strength Training in Patients With Chronic Stroke
    Jonas Vinstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 97:429-36. 2016
    ..To investigate whether elastic resistance training can induce comparable levels of muscle activity as conventional machine training in patients with chronic stroke...
  19. ncbi request reprint 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...
  20. doi request reprint 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...
  21. doi request reprint 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...
  22. doi request reprint Positive effects of 1-year football and strength training on mechanical muscle function and functional capacity in elderly men
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Appl Physiol 116:1127-38. 2016
    ..The overall aim of the present study was to determine the neuromuscular adaptations to long-term (1 year) football and strength training in older untrained adults, and to assess the concurrent effect on functional ADL capacity...
  23. pmc Reducing Physical Risk Factors in Construction Work Through a Participatory Intervention: Protocol for a Mixed-Methods Process Evaluation
    Jeppe Ajslev
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    JMIR Res Protoc 5:e89. 2016
    ..In order to address this issue, we developed a process evaluation in a formative mixed-methods design, drawing on existing knowledge of the potential barriers for implementation...
  24. doi request reprint Physical exercise at the workplace reduces perceived physical exertion during healthcare work: cluster randomized controlled trial
    Markus Due Jakobsen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, SDU Muscle Research Cluster SMRC, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 43:713-20. 2015
    ..This study investigates the effect of workplace-based versus home-based physical exercise on physical exertion during work (WRPE) among healthcare workers...
  25. pmc Effect of Workplace- versus Home-Based Physical Exercise on Muscle Response to Sudden Trunk Perturbation among Healthcare Workers: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial
    Markus D Jakobsen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, SDU Muscle Research Cluster SMRC, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230 Odense, Denmark
    Biomed Res Int 2015:902896. 2015
    ..The present study investigates the effect of workplace- versus home-based physical exercise on muscle reflex response to sudden trunk perturbation among healthcare workers...
  26. pmc Physical exercise at the workplace prevents deterioration of work ability among healthcare workers: cluster randomized controlled trial
    Markus D Jakobsen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 15:1174. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of workplace- versus home-based physical exercise on work ability among healthcare workers...
  27. pmc Effect of individually tailored biopsychosocial workplace interventions on chronic musculoskeletal pain, stress and work ability among laboratory technicians: randomized controlled trial protocol
    Kenneth Jay
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:444. 2014
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  28. doi request reprint Effect of workplace- versus home-based physical exercise on musculoskeletal pain among healthcare workers: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Markus D Jakobsen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 41:153-63. 2015
    ..This study investigated the effect of workplace versus home-based physical exercise on musculoskeletal pain among healthcare workers...
  29. pmc Effect of workplace- versus home-based physical exercise on pain in healthcare workers: study protocol for a single blinded cluster randomized controlled trial
    Markus D Jakobsen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:119. 2014
    ..This study is intended to investigate the effect of workplace-based versus home-based physical exercise on musculoskeletal pain among healthcare workers...
  30. doi request reprint The effect of recreational soccer training and running on postural balance in untrained men
    Markus Due Jakobsen
    Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Section of Human Physiology, Institute of Sports Medicine Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 13, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:521-30. 2011
    ..Notably, the reduced variability in CoP acceleration after soccer training indicates that this training regimen may produce superior improvements in postural sensory-motor function...
  31. pmc Focusing on Increasing Velocity during Heavy Resistance Knee Flexion Exercise Boosts Hamstring Muscle Activity in Chronic Stroke Patients
    Jonas Vinstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark Physical Activity and Human Performance group, SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
    Neurol Res Int 2016:6523724. 2016
    ..Focusing on speed during the concentric phase elicited higher levels of muscle activity of the hamstrings compared to normal and blindfolded conditions, which may have implications for regaining fast muscle strength in stroke survivors. ..
  32. pmc High intensity physical exercise and pain in the neck and upper limb among slaughterhouse workers: cross-sectional study
    Emil Sundstrup
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark Institute for Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, 5230 Odense, Denmark
    Biomed Res Int 2014:218546. 2014
    ..Future studies should investigate the effect of high intensity physical exercise on neck and upper limb pain in slaughterhouse workers. ..
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. pmc Psychosocial effects of workplace physical exercise among workers with chronic pain: Randomized controlled trial
    Lars L Andersen
    aNational Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark bDepartment of Psychology cDepartment of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden dPhysical Activity and Human Performance Group, SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    Medicine (Baltimore) 96:e5709. 2017
    ..There were no reported adverse events.In conclusion, workplace physical exercise performed together with colleagues improves social climate and vitality among workers with chronic musculoskeletal pain. Mental health remained unchanged...
  37. doi request reprint Association between occupational lifting and day-to-day change in low-back pain intensity based on company records and text messages
    Lars Louis Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 43:68-74. 2017
    ..Furthermore, an exposure-response association exists between workload and increased LBP intensity. However, the increase in pain intensity was small and future studies should assess whether long-term consequences exist...
  38. pmc Participatory intervention with objectively measured physical risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders in the construction industry: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Mikkel Brandt
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Park Alle 105, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 16:302. 2015
    ..And 2) investigate whether a participatory intervention can reduce the excessive physical workloads, drawing on measurements from phase 1...
  39. doi request reprint Exercise performance and cardiovascular health variables in 70-year-old male soccer players compared to endurance-trained, strength-trained and untrained age-matched men
    Morten Bredsgaard Randers
    a Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, Copenhagen Centre for Team Sport and Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Sports Sci 32:1300-8. 2014
    ..Incremental exercise capacity and muscle aerobic capacity of SP are also superior to lifelong ST athletes and comparable to endurance athletes...
  40. doi request reprint 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...
  41. doi request reprint Dose-response association between leisure time physical activity and work ability: Cross-sectional study among 3000 workers
    Joaquín Calatayud
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Physical Education and Sports, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Scand J Public Health 43:819-24. 2015
    ..This study investigates the association between intensity and duration of physical activity during leisure time and work ability in relation to physical demands of the job...
  42. pmc Reliability of a simple physical therapist screening tool to assess errors during resistance exercises for musculoskeletal pain
    Kenneth Jay
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark Electronics and Computer Science, Faculty of Physical and Applied Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230 Odense, Denmark
    Biomed Res Int 2014:961748. 2014
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  43. doi request reprint High-intensity training versus traditional exercise interventions for promoting health
    Lars Nybo
    Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1951-8. 2010
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