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PhD projects

PhD projects in progress:

PhD student:
Supervisor:
Title:   
  Pætur Mikal Holm
Professor, PhD Søren Thorgaard Skou
High-intensity strength training in addition to standard non-surgical treatment in patients with knee osteoarthritis - a randomized controlled trial 
     
PhD student:
Supervisor:
Title:  
  Linda Baumbach, M.Sc.
Professor, PhD Ewa M. Roos
Quality of care for patients with osteoarthritis in general practice in Denmark
 
     
PhD student:
Supervisor:
Title: 
  Birgitte Hougs Kjær, cand.scient.
Birgit Juul-Kristensen
Postoperative physiotherapy treatment for surgical rotator cuff repair: A prospective randomized controlled trial with 3 and 12 months follow-up  
     
PhD student: 
Supervisor:
Title: 
  Peter Henriksen, cand.scient.
Birgitte Juul-Kristensen
Progressive heavy resistance training of the muscles involved in knee joint motion and control as treatment for individuals with Generalised Joint Hypermobility and knee joint pain - an RCT 
     
PhD student:
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Inge Ris Hansen, MA Rehab
Associate Professor, PhD Birgit Juul-Kristensen
Professor, PhD Karen Søgaard
Physical and cognitive behavioural graded activity as a treatment for patients with chronic neck pain – a randomised controlled study with a one year follow up.
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Kristoffer Borbjerg Hare, MD
Professor, PhD Ewa M. Roos
Professor, PhD Stefan Lohmander, FoF and Department of Orthopaedics, Lund University Hospital
The benefit of arthroscopic partial meniscetomy in middel age patients – a double-blinded randomized placebo(sham) controlled multi-centre study.
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Louise Fleng Sandal, cand.scient
Professor, PhD Ewa M. Roos
Assistant Professor, PhD Jonas Bloch Thorlund, FoF
Exploiting the role of context factors to enhance the effect of exercise as treatment for knee pain
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Recent PhD projects:

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PhD defense:  
  Henrik Sunne Eshøj 
Associate Professor, PhD Birgit Juul-Kristensen
Non-operative Treatment, Outcome Measurement and Clinical Characteristics in Patients withTraumatic Anterior Shoulder Dislocation
05 January 2017 
     
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PhD defense: 
  Brian Clausen, MA Health Science
Professor, PhD Ewa M. Roos
Associate Professor, PhD Anders Holsgaard Larsen, Orthopaedics Department, Odense University Hospital
Neuromuscular exercises as treatment for knee osteoarthritis in middle aged patients.
28 June 2016
     
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PhD defense:
  Kim Gordon Ingwersen, MA Health Science
Associate Professor, PhD Birgit Juul-Kristensen
Professor, PhD Karen Søgaard and Dr. Lilli Sørensen, Shoulder Section, Sygehus Lillebælt, Vejle
Progressive heavy strength training compared to general low-load exercises in patients with rotator cuff tendinopathy: a randomised controlled trial. 
17 June 2016 
     
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PhD defence:
  Allan Villadsen, MD
Professor, PhD Ewa M. Roos
Professor, Dr Søren Overgaard and Assistant Professor, PhD Anders Holsgaard Larsen, Orthopaedics Department, Odense University Hospital
Preoperative exercise in patients undergoing total hip or knee replacement – an RCT.
6. September 2013
     
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PhD defence:  
  Carsten Juhl
Associate Professor, PhD Hans Lund
Professor, PhD Ewa M. Roos and Associate Professor, PhD Robin Daniel Kjersgaard Christensen 
Effect of exercise therapy on pain and disability in knee
osteoarthritis. A systematic review and meta-analysis.
21 December 2012 
     
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PhD defence:
  Jonas Bloch Thorlund
Professor, PhD Ewa M. Roos
Professor, PhD Per Aagaard 
Neuromuscular function in meniscectomized patients at high risk of knee osteoarthritis
PhD Thesis (pdf)
20 October 2011
     
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Silje Stensrud, MA Health Science
Professor, PhD Ewa M. Roos
Professor, PhD May Arna Risberg, Norwegian Research Center for Active Rehabilitation (NAR)
The effect of arthroscopic partial meniscectomy or exercise as treatment for degenerative meniscus tears in middle-aged patients. A randomised, controlled trial.