Karen Søgaard

MSc in Physical Exercise, PhD in Human Physiology

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Curriculum vitae for Karen Søgaard

Personal data
Karen Søgaard, Katholmvej 2 B, 2720 Vanløse, Phone.: 38 79 22 92

Academic degrees and education
1978 Graduation from Roskilde Katedralskole, Denmark (Matematisk Biologisk Studentereksamen)
1980 Minor in Nordic language and literature, University of Copenhagen.
1982 Minor in Physical education, University of Copenhagen.
1986 Major in Human Physiology, University of Copenhagen
1994 PhD, Human Physiology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
2001 and 2003 Course in International Competence (Flexsprog and Global Danmark)
2003 3 Module course in Project management and coordination (“Implement”)
2006 Shortlisted for a professorship in Physiotherapeutic research at SDU. Stilling nr 061012
2008 Shortlisted for a professorship in physical exercise at Aarhus University.

Employment and work abroad
1986-90 Research assistant at National Institute of Occupational Health. (Inc.5 months maternity leave)
1990-93 Ph D student at National Institute of Occupational Health,
1991 3 weeks as guest researcher at Department of Kinesiology, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
1993-97 Researcher at Department of Work Physiology at National Institute of Occupational Health.
1995-96 7 month as Research Fellow at Department of Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada.
1997-99 Senior Researcher at Department of Physiology at National Institute of Occupational Health.
1999-01 Senior Researcher at Department of Research in Computer Work at National Institute of Occupational Health.
2001 4 months as Research Fellow at Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
2002 Senior Researcher at Department of Physiology at National Institute of Occupational Health.
2003 1 month as guest researcher at Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
2001-2004 Project manager of the Danish part of EC project “NEW”, Neuromuscular assessment in the elderly worker (http://www.lisin.polito.it/new/
2003-2006 Senior researcher and Coordinator for the Research group “Performance and Pain Physiology” at National Institute of Occupational Health, Denmark.
2007 Head of FINALE project research group. National Research Centre for the Working Environment.
2008-present Professor at Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark


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Research Output

A digital decision support system (selfBACK) for improved self-management of low back pain: A pilot study with 6-week follow-up

Sandal, L. F., Øverås, C. K., Nordstoga, A. L., Wood, K., Bach, K., Hartvigsen, J., Søgaard, K. & Mork, P. J., 23. May 2020, In : Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 6, p. 72 11 p., 72.

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  • Consensus for experimental design in electromyography (CEDE) project: Amplitude normalization matrix

    Besomi, M., Hodges, P. W., Clancy, E. A., Van Dieën, J., Hug, F., Lowery, M., Merletti, R., Søgaard, K., Wrigley, T., Besier, T., Carson, R. G., Disselhorst-Klug, C., Enoka, R. M., Falla, D., Farina, D., Gandevia, S., Holobar, A., Kiernan, M. C., McGill, K., Perreault, E. & 2 others, Rothwell, J. C. & Tucker, K., Aug 2020, In : Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 53, 102438.

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  • Electromyographic evaluation of specific elastic band exercises targeting neck and shoulder muscle activation

    Gao, Y., Kristensen, L. A., Grøndberg, T. S., Murray, M., Sjøgaard, G. & Søgaard, K., 21. Jan 2020, In : Applied Sciences. 10, 3, 13 p., 756.

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    Activities

    SELFBACK, a digital health intervention to support self-management in low back pain

    Louise Fleng Sandal (Speaker), , Karen Søgaard (Speaker), , Mette Jensen Stochkendahl (Speaker), , Malene Jagd Svendsen (Guest lecturer), , Paul Jarle Mork (Speaker), & Barbara Nicholl (Speaker)

    3. Sep 2019

    Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

    Work Disability Prevention and Integration Conference 2019

    Mette Jensen Stochkendahl (Organizer), , Karen Søgaard (Organizer), , Jan Hartvigsen (Organizer), , Andreas Holtermann (Organizer), & Merete Labriola (Organizer)

    4. Jun 20197. Jun 2019

    Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

    Censor for 14 Bachelorstuderende: Bacheloreksamen

    Karen Søgaard (Guest lecturer)

    29. Jun 201630. Jun 2016

    Activity: Talks and presentationsGuest lectures, external teaching and course activities at other universities

    Gigtforeningen (External organisation)

    Karen Søgaard (Member)

    1. Jun 201630. May 2018

    Activity: MembershipMembership of review committee

    Projects

    Prizes

    Steno prisen

    Søgaard, Karen (Recipient), 7. Oct 2016

    Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions