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On earth, gravity ensures that our muscles are constantly active. But in space, it's different. Our muscles become weak when exposed to weightlessness, because they do not need to work. For astronauts this is a major challenge.

 

On September 2nd, the Danish astronaut Andreas Mogensen fulfilled a boyhood dream. When he was sent into space to the International Space Station, he became the first Dane in space. But both he and the other astronauts encounter a number of challenges when they leave the Earth. Weightlessness naturally affects the muscles, and during his time in space, Andreas Mogensen will test…

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9th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain

 

Take part in the 9th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain in Singapore in 2016 and update your knowledge of lumbar and pelvic pain.

 

Professor and Head of Research at the IOB and Senior Researcher at NIKKB, Jan Hartvigsen, is a member of the organizing committee and a speaker at the 9th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain in Singapore from 31 October to 3 November 2016. Jan Hartvigsen was also invited to speak at the congress, when it…

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The Danish newspaper BT has focused on neck and back pain in two separate articles in the summer, which made the newspaper contact researchers from NIKKB and NDA.

 

On July 9, BT carried a double page on the concept of mobile neck, which was based on the increasing use of mobile phones and tablets and the increasing risk of neck pain as a consequence of this. BT approached Professor and Head of Research at the IOB and Senior Researcher at NIKKB, Jan Hartvigsen, who was quoted in the article. Jan Hartvigsen talked about the new technology's influence on our…

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Take a look at nikkb.com – something has happened to the website! It has got a new look!

 

We have worked hard on redesigning NIKKB's English version of its website nikkb.com, and now the new look is ready to be presented to the public.

 

The main idea behind the new design has been to make nikkb.com more vivid, clear, readable and easy to use, by making the website easier to maneuver around in, among other things.

 

We have also moved the content around a little bit; again, this was done to make the website…

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NIKKB turns
25


And that calls for a celebration!

 

To help us do just that, we invite you to our


25TH ANNIVERSARY RECEPTION
Friday, August 14th 2015 from 3 – 5.30 p.m.
At the University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55 in Odense

 

There will be speeches by
Chairman of the board, Karsten Uno Petersen,
Historian Per Jørgensen and
former Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Mogens Hørder.

 

See you

 

Henrik Wulff Christensen
Managing Director and Head of Research

 

RSVP to no later than Friday, August 7th 2015…

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