Kasper Degn Gejl
Muscle Physiology and Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark
The Department deals with research, innovation and scientific knowledge based upon studies of the human body, the musculoskeletal system, sport, exercise, active living and movement. Attention is particularly paid to physical activity and exercise in sports and in health promotion, prevention, treatment of diseases and rehabilitation, including cultural, political, psychological and pedagogical aspects of sport and physical activity.
The Department is organized into nine research units (Muscle Physiology and Biomechanics; Clinical Biomechanics; Exercise Epidemiology; Musculoskeletal Function and Physio¬therapy; Physical Activity and Health in Working Life; Sport, Culture and Society, Sports pedagogy and Sports Psychology; Active Living; Sport and Health Sciences) and five centres (Centre for Sport, Health and Civil Society; Centre for Adapted Physical Activity Participation Studies; Clinical Locomotion Science; Research in Childhood Health; and Team Denmark Testing Centre).