PhD projects

Current PhD projects:


PhD student:
Supervisor:
Title: 
  Martin Gilles Rasmussen
Associate Professor Anders Grøntved
The immediate effect of timed or limited screen-based media use on physical activity patterns, circadian rhythm, sleep, and mental stress in 7-year old children with excessive tablet or smartphone use
     
PhD student:
Supervisor:
Title: 
  Natascha Holbæk Pedersen
Associate Professor Peter Lund Kristensen 
Evaluating the effect of a nationwide school-based physical activity promotion initiative on school- and leisure time physical activity, sedentary behavior and BMI
     
PhD student:
Supervisor:
Title:
Bianca El-Naaman Hermansen, MSc
Professor, Dr Lars Bo Andersen
A study of the development of insulin resistance in relation to physical activity, aerobic fitness and overweight in children and youth: The Copenhagen School Child Intervention Study (COSCiS). A 7-year controlled intervention study.
PhD student:
Supervisor:
Title:
Christina Christiansen, chiropractor
Clinical professor, PhD Niels Wedderkopp
The influence of age-related training concepts on children and young people's training status, physical coordination and the number of sports injuries.
PhD student:
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Title:
Claudia Franz, chiropractor
Clinical professor, PhD Niels Wedderkopp
Impact of increased physical activity on back problems in children.
PhD student:
Supervisor:
Title:
  Kristian Traberg Larsen, MSc
Associate professor, PhD Niels Christian Møller
The physiological effects of 6-week physical activity intervention in overweight children: The Odense Overweight Intervention Study.
PhD student:
Supervisor:
Title:
Line Grønholt Olesen, MSc
Associate professor Karsten Froberg
Determinants of Physical Activity of children in kindergartens in the Municipality of Odense.
Abstract (pdf)
PhD student:
Supervisor:
Title: 
  Tao Huang, MEd
Professor, Dr Lars Bo Andersen
The Odense overweight in intervention study. 


Recent PhD projects:


PhD student: 
Title: 
PhD defence:
  Jan Christian Brønd  
Assessment of physical activity from raw acceleration - Aggregation and wear location
03 November 2017
     
PhD student: 
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PhD defence: 
  Rodrigo Lima
Motor competence and academic performance longitudinal associated factors during childhood and early adolescence.
01 January 2017 
     
PhD student: 
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PhD defence: 
  Mona Have Nielsen
The effect of clasroom based physical activity on cognition and academic achievement.
19 December 2016
     
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PhD defence: 
  Eva Jespersen, MA Rehabilitation
Clinical professor, PhD Niels Wedderkopp
The imortance of physical acticity, overweight, obesity and hypermobility as factors in the development of both sports and leisure-time injuries in children and adolescents.
14 January 2014
     
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  Heidi Klakk Christensen, MA Health Science
Clinical professor, PhD Niels Wedderkopp
Study on the impact of increased physical activity for current and future health of children and adolescents. Including special relationship between the amount of physical activity and risk factors for lifestyle diseases in children and adolescents. An intervention project over 3 years in Svendborg municipality.
9 December 2013
     
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  Britt Wang Jensen, MSc
Professor, PhD Berit Heitmann
The 7-year development of eating habits among Copenhagen school children aged 6 years - A follow-up study based on the Copenhagen School Child Intervention Study (COSCIS).
4 September 2013
     
PhD student:
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PhD defence:
 
  Lars Østergaard Nielsen, MSc
Professor, Dr Lars Bo Andersen
The effects of initiatives for the promotion of commuter bicycling to schools.
6 June 2013 
     
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PhD defence:
 
  Anders Grøntved, MSc
Professor, Dr Lars Bo Andersen
The influence of habitual physical activity through childhood and genetiv variation on arterial structural and functional properties in adolescence and young adulthood.
2 May 2013 
     
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PhD defence: 
  Hanne Værum Sørensen, MA Psychology
Associate professor Karsten Froberg
The educational process and development of children in kindergartens in the Odense Municipality, including sports kindergartens.
19 April 2013 
     
PhD student:
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PhD defence:
  Mathias Ried-Larsen
Professor, Dr Lars Bo Andersen
Objectively measured physical activity across childhood and measures of sub-clinical atherosclerosis later in life: The European Youth Heart Study
20 March 2013 
     
PhD student:
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PhD defence: 
  Anette Boye Koch
Associate professor Karsten Froberg
Børns positive trivsel i børnehaven.
5 December 2012 
     
PhD student:
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PhD defence:
  Anna Bugge
Professor, Dr Lars Bo Andersen
Clustering of cardiovascular risk factors in school-aged children; Effects of a school-based intervention, stability over time and relation to markers of low-grade inflammation.
12 September 2012
     
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PhD defence: 
  Line Anita Bjørkelund Børrestad
Professor, Dr Lars bo Andersen
Cycling to school: Methodological issues, determinants and cycling in relation to fitness and weight status.
27 June 2012 
     
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PhD defence:
Mette Andresen
Lektor, PhD Lis Puggaard
Effekt af individuel tilrettelagte programmer på skrøbelige ældre plejehjemspatienters autonomi.
16 November 2009
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PhD defence:
Jes Bak Sørensen
Associate professor, PhD Lis Puggaard
Effekten af intervention med "Motion på Recept" på fysisk aktivitet, fysisk form og helbred hos personer med livsstilssygdomme.
8 May 2008
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PhD defence:
Niels Christian Møller
Associate professor Karsten Froberg
Secular trends in cardio-respiratory fitness, body mass index, and habitual physical activity in Danish third grade school children – with special emphasis on socio-economic status. The European Youth Heart Study.
18 September 2007
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PhD defence:
Peter Lund Kristensen
Associate professor Karsten Froberg
Tracking of physical activity, physical fitness and body mass index from childhood to adolescence. The European Youth Heart Study.
27 June 2007
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PhD defence:
Sonja Vestergaard
Associate professor, PhD Lis Puggaard
Physical exercise in community-dwelling elderly adults: Functional ability, physiological capacity, health-related quality of life, and economic aspects.
2 December 2006