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13 young gifted researchers in the chiropractic field meet this coming week at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) and the Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics (NIKKB) for a summit in the international researcher development programme Chiropractic Academy for Research Leadership (CARL). During the summit they will gather inspiration and knowledge for their continued work as researchers as well as build a strong network.


The summit is held at NIKKB and the Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics. During the week, the 13 young researchers will participate in a number of activities where they will meet inspirational…

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Don’t forget to take part in Researchers’ Day, when you attend the ECU Convention in Limassol in Cyprus in May.


The convention itself takes place from May 25th to May 27th 2017 but on May 24th, the European Academy of Chiropractic hosts Researchers’ Day, where you can become updated on  recent research in muscle and joint disease and hear more about how interviews and observation may be used in chiropractic research.


Come and listen to a strong team of researchers from Denmark, USA, United Kingdom and Norway. They will present interesting thoughts, which will trigger your mind. Researchers'…

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Research project receives substantial financial support

A new research project focussing on work retention in employees with musculoskeletal and physically demanding jobs has been awarded 1.5 m. Danish Kroner (approx. 200 000 €) in financial backing from the Danish Working Environment Research Fund.


The project is named “Way to go – Development of a joint effort to prevent, retain at work and rehabilitate employees with musculoskeletal disease and physically demanding work”.


Despite a general decrease in sickness absence statistics in Denmark in recent years, musculoskeletal pain continues to be a major cause of work disability in cleaners and other workers with physically demanding…

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Jan Hartvigsen receives prestigious award

On Saturday, March 17th, Professor and researcher in chiropractic and clinical biomechanics, Jan Hartvigsen, from Odense, Denmark, was awarded the prestigious David Chapman-Smith Honor Award at the World Federation of Chiropractic’s congress in Washington DC.


The David Chapman-Smith Honor Awards are awarded to persons in the chiropractic community who have distinguished themselves through an outstanding effort, which has furthered the international spread and acceptance of the chiropractic profession. The award is awarded to three people at the world federation’s bi-annual World Congress and is a big recognition of the recipients.


Jan Hartvigsen fully meets the criteria for receiving…

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Jan Hartvigsen honoured as Researcher of the Year by American Chiropractic Association

Jan Hartvigsen, Professor and Head of Research at the Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics at the University of Southern Denmark and Senior Researcher at NIKKB was one of the main speakers at the World Federation of Chiropractic’s biannual congress held in the US capital Washington DC. He was scheduled to speak on Thursday morning on the topic of "Chiropractic’s Golden Opportunity: Evidence-based Spine Care Practitioner".


Unknown to him, the American Chiropractic Association had elected him Researcher of the Year and after his talk the ACA Chairman David Herd and everybody in the auditorium honoured Jan Hartvigsen.


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