Birgit Juul-Kristensen

Birgit Juul-Kristensen

Physiotherapy (Denmark)

Dr. Birgit Juul-Kristensen is an Associate Professor of Musculoskeletal Function and Physiotherapy at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense, where she is the head of Center for Research in Adapted Physical Activity and Participation. Dr. Juul-Kristensen has 23 years of research experience (91 articles published, 4 more submitted, in international peer-reviewed journals) covering clinical trials, epidemiology and biomechanics, especially related to musculoskeletal problems associated with neck and shoulder disorders, and generalised joint hypermobility. Much of her work is aimed at improving limitations in mobility and physical function, assessing the efficacy and causal mechanisms underlying exercise treatment, and understanding the biomechanical mechanisms contributing to musculoskeletal disease.