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RESEARCH

NIKKB RESEARCH UNIT

Until 2016 our primary research areas are epidemiological and prevention research, spinal pain, musculoskeletal chest pain and osteoarthritis.

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NIKKB'S RESEARCH STRATEGY 2012-2016

The Research Unit at NIKKB has formulated a strategy outlining the institute's research priorities for the period 2012-2016.

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Alice Kongsted, senior researcher at NIKKB and lecturer at the IOB, was awarded first prize in WFC’s Research Poster Award Competition for the best poster presentation at the WFC / ECU's World Congress 13 - 16-May in Athens.

 

Alice Kongsted presented two posters at the Congress, and received the prize for her poster entitled "Are chiropractic patients afraid of movement? - You can easily find out if your patient are " where she and two graduate students have studied the simplest and easiest way to screen chiropractic patients for fear of movement.

 

The award is a great accolade for Alice Kongsted because she received it in competition with posters presented by researchers from around the world. It is awarded to the best entries among a myriad of presentations, and after thorough studies of all the posters that were presented at the congress, the jury pointed to Alice Kongsted’s poster as the best, and she became the worthy recipient of the prize, which included a token cash prize.

 

Moreover, there were honors for the Norwegian chiropractor and researcher Jorgen Jevne, who received the Jean Robert Research Prize entitled "Best New Researcher" for the article "Compensation claims for chiropractic in Denmark and Norway 2004-2012" on claims made to Danish and Norwegian patient compensation organizations, which he has co-written with Henrik Wulff Christensen, director and head of research at NIKKB, and Jan Hartvigsen, Professor at the IOB and Senior Researcher at NIKKB.

 

Alice Kongsted WFC2015