Gisela Sjøgaard

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Affiliation: University of Southern Denmark
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Muscle activity pattern dependent pain development and alleviation
    Gisela Sjøgaard
    University of Southern Denmark, Research Unit Physical Activity and Health in Work Life, Campusvej 55, DK 5320 Odense, Denmark Electronic address
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 24:789-94. 2014
  2. 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
  3. pmc Algogenic substances and metabolic status in work-related Trapezius Myalgia: a multivariate explorative study
    Björn Gerdle
    Department of Pain and Rehabilitation Center and Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linkoping University, SE 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:357. 2014
  4. pmc Implementation of specific strength training among industrial laboratory technicians: long-term effects on back, neck and upper extremity pain
    Mogens Theisen Pedersen
    Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen, Nørre Allé 51, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:287. 2013
  5. pmc A conceptual model for worksite intelligent physical exercise training--IPET--intervention for decreasing life style health risk indicators among employees: a randomized controlled trial
    Gisela Sjøgaard
    Institute of Sport Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern University, Campusvej 55, DK 5230 Odense, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 14:652. 2014
  6. pmc Exercise training and work task induced metabolic and stress-related mRNA and protein responses in myalgic muscles
    Gisela Sjøgaard
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, 5320 Odense M, Denmark
    Biomed Res Int 2013:984523. 2013
  7. pmc A randomised controlled trial among cleaners--effects on strength, balance and kinesiophobia
    Marie Birk Jørgensen
    The National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 11:776. 2011
  8. pmc Worksite interventions for preventing physical deterioration among employees in job-groups with high physical work demands: background, design and conceptual model of FINALE
    Andreas Holtermann
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 10:120. 2010
  9. pmc Neck pain and postural balance among workers with high postural demands - a cross-sectional study
    Marie B Jørgensen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:176. 2011
  10. 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

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Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Muscle activity pattern dependent pain development and alleviation
    Gisela Sjøgaard
    University of Southern Denmark, Research Unit Physical Activity and Health in Work Life, Campusvej 55, DK 5320 Odense, Denmark Electronic address
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 24:789-94. 2014
    ..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...
  2. 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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  3. pmc Algogenic substances and metabolic status in work-related Trapezius Myalgia: a multivariate explorative study
    Björn Gerdle
    Department of Pain and Rehabilitation Center and Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linkoping University, SE 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:357. 2014
    ....
  4. pmc Implementation of specific strength training among industrial laboratory technicians: long-term effects on back, neck and upper extremity pain
    Mogens Theisen Pedersen
    Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen, Nørre Allé 51, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:287. 2013
    ..However, long-term adherence remains a challenge. The present study evaluates long-term adherence and effects of a workplace strength training intervention on back, neck and upper extremity pain among laboratory technicians...
  5. pmc A conceptual model for worksite intelligent physical exercise training--IPET--intervention for decreasing life style health risk indicators among employees: a randomized controlled trial
    Gisela Sjøgaard
    Institute of Sport Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern University, Campusvej 55, DK 5230 Odense, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 14:652. 2014
    ..Health promotion at the work site in terms of physical activity has proven positive effects but optimization of relevant exercise training protocols and implementation for high adherence are still scanty...
  6. pmc Exercise training and work task induced metabolic and stress-related mRNA and protein responses in myalgic muscles
    Gisela Sjøgaard
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, 5320 Odense M, Denmark
    Biomed Res Int 2013:984523. 2013
    ..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...
  7. pmc A randomised controlled trial among cleaners--effects on strength, balance and kinesiophobia
    Marie Birk Jørgensen
    The National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 11:776. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of a 3-month workplace trial with interventions to improve physical or cognitive behavioural resources among cleaners...
  8. pmc Worksite interventions for preventing physical deterioration among employees in job-groups with high physical work demands: background, design and conceptual model of FINALE
    Andreas Holtermann
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 10:120. 2010
    ..e. cleaners, health-care workers, construction workers and industrial workers) characterized by high physical work demands, musculoskeletal disorders, poor work ability and sickness absence...
  9. pmc Neck pain and postural balance among workers with high postural demands - a cross-sectional study
    Marie B Jørgensen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:176. 2011
    ..We therefore hypothesised, that cleaners with neck pain suffer from postural dysfunction. This cross-sectional study tested if cleaners with neck pain have an impaired postural balance compared with cleaners without neck pain...
  10. 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...
  11. 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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  12. doi request reprint Muscle oxygenation and glycolysis in females with trapezius myalgia during stress and repetitive work using microdialysis and NIRS
    Gisela Sjøgaard
    Institute of Sport Sciences and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230, Odense M, Denmark
    Eur J Appl Physiol 108:657-69. 2010
    ..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...
  13. doi request reprint 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...
  14. pmc Changed activation, oxygenation, and pain response of chronically painful muscles to repetitive work after training interventions: a randomized controlled trial
    Karen Søgaard
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense M, Denmark
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:173-81. 2012
    ..The results demonstrate differential adaptive mechanisms of contrasting physical exercise interventions on chronic muscle pain at rest and during repetitive work tasks...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pedalling rate affects endurance performance during high-intensity cycling
    Jens Steen Nielsen
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Eur J Appl Physiol 92:114-20. 2004
    ..Further, inter-individual physiological variables were of significance for endurance time, % MHC I showing a negative and power reserve a positive relationship...
  16. doi request reprint Does an exercise intervention improving aerobic capacity among construction workers also improve musculoskeletal pain, work ability, productivity, perceived physical exertion, and sick leave?: a randomized controlled trial
    Bibi Gram
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    J Occup Environ Med 54:1520-6. 2012
    ..To investigate whether an exercise intervention shown to increase aerobic capacity, would also lead to less musculoskeletal pain; improved work ability, productivity, and perceived physical exertion; and less sick leave...
  17. doi request reprint Neck and shoulder muscle activity and posture among helicopter pilots and crew-members during military helicopter flight
    Mike Murray
    Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark Electronic address
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 27:10-7. 2016
    ..5%, 3.7% (lateral flexed). Neck pain intensity increased significantly from pre- (0.7±1.3) to post-sortie (1.6±1.9) for pilots (p=0.028). If sustained, UNE activity of ∼10% MVE is high, and implies a risk for neck disorders. ..
  18. pmc Effect of training supervision on effectiveness of strength training for reducing neck/shoulder pain and headache in office workers: cluster randomized controlled trial
    Bibi Gram
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, 5230 Odense, Denmark Institute of Regional Health Research, University of Southern Denmark, 5230 Odense, Denmark
    Biomed Res Int 2014:693013. 2014
    ..To investigate the effect of workplace neck/shoulder strength training with and without regular supervision on neck/shoulder pain and headache among office workers...
  19. doi request reprint Scapular dyskinesis in trapezius myalgia and intraexaminer reproducibility of clinical tests
    Birgit Juul-Kristensen
    University of Southern Denmark, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Research Unit for Musculoskeletal Function and Physiotherapy, Odense M
    Physiother Theory Pract 27:492-502. 2011
    ..Finally, scapular dyskinesis in cases with trapezius myalgia must be followed longitudinally for clinical importance...
  20. doi request reprint Does training frequency and supervision affect compliance, performance and muscular health? A cluster randomized controlled trial
    Tina Dalager
    Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark Electronic address
    Man Ther 20:657-65. 2015
    ..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. ClinicalTrials.gov, number NCT01027390...
  21. doi request reprint Effect of individualized worksite exercise training on aerobic capacity and muscle strength among construction workers--a randomized controlled intervention study
    Bibi Gram
    Institute of Sports Sciences and Clinical Biomechanics University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, DK 5230 Odense M, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:467-75. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the physical capacity of construction workers and evaluate the effect of individually tailored exercise programs on their physical fitness and muscular capacity...
  22. pmc Specific exercise training for reducing neck and shoulder pain among military helicopter pilots and crew members: a randomized controlled trial protocol
    Mike Murray
    Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense M, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 16:198. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether a specifically tailored exercise intervention would reduce the prevalence and incidence rate of neck/shoulder pain among helicopter pilots and crew members...
  23. doi request reprint Effect of specific resistance training on musculoskeletal pain symptoms: dose-response relationship
    Mogens T Pedersen
    Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Strength Cond Res 27:229-35. 2013
    ..The training volume per session should be optimized by securing a load at 10-15 repetition maximum and adhering to principles of progressive overload...
  24. doi request reprint Sickness Presenteeism Among Health Care Workers and the Effect of BMI, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, and Muscle Strength
    Jeanette Reffstrup Christensen
    Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    J Occup Environ Med 57:e146-52. 2015
    ..The primary objective of this study was to assess the relationship between sickness presenteeism and body mass index (BMI), cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), and maximal voluntary contraction (MVC)...
  25. doi request reprint Aerobic training alone or combined with strength training affects fitness in elderly: Randomized trial
    Rasmus Burich
    a Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Eur J Sport Sci 15:773-83. 2015
    ..To investigate if combined strength and aerobic training can enhance aerobic capacity in the elderly to a similar extent as aerobic training alone when training duration is matched...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic distribution of non-traumatic upper limb disorders: vibrotactile sense in the evaluation of structured examination for optimal diagnostic criteria
    Lise H Laursen
    Research Unit of Maritime Medicine, University of Southern Denmark, Esbjerg, Denmark
    Med Lav 98:127-44. 2007
    ..Prior studies have shed light on the nerves in the diagnostic approach beside disorders related to muscles, tendons and joints (MCDs)...
  29. ncbi request reprint A physiological counterpoint to mechanistic estimates of "internal power" during cycling at different pedal rates
    Ernst Albin Hansen
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230 Odense, Denmark
    Eur J Appl Physiol 91:435-42. 2004
    ..Further, external power (EP) affected IP significantly such that IP was larger at moderate than at low EP at the majority of the pedal rates applied but on average this difference was only 8%...