The MOBILIZE project is based at the Research Unit for Musculoskeletal Function and Physiotherapy in the Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics at the University of Southern Denmark and the PROgrez research unit in the Department of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy at Næstved-Slagelse-Ringsted Hospitals. Both research units have a strong focus on multi-professional, visionary and clinically relevant research in physical activity and exercise therapy. 

Meet the team

The MOBILIZE project team consists of the PI, postdoctoral researchers, a project coordinator, two research assistants and a number of student employees, patient partners and evaluators.

Søren T. Skou

Principal investigator, Professor, Physiotherapist, PhD

Carsten Juhl

Associate Professor, Physiotherapist, PhD

Alessio Bricca

Postdoc, Exercise physiologist, PhD

Madalina Saracutu

Postdoc, Health psychologist, PhD

Kenneth Pihl

Postdoc, Physiotherapist, PhD

Mette Dideriksen

Project coordinator, MA in international business communication, Physiotherapist, MSc

Lasse Kindler Harris

Student employee, Physiotherapist, MSc Student

Student employee, MSc student, Sports and Health science

Academic employee, MSc in Health Science

Mette Nyberg

Research assistant, Physiotherapist, MSc

Research assistant, Physiotherapist, MSc

From left to right:
Flemming Tage Jensen, Patient partner
Klaus Heidelbach, Family representative
Lonni Heidelbach, Family representative
Birgitte Arnberg, Patient partner
Margit Dybkjær, Patient partner
Tue Dybkjær, Family representative (not in the photo)
Kaj Johansen, Patient partner (not in the photo)
Elin Nielsen, Patient partner (not in the photo)

Scientific advisory board

The scientific advisory board is a multi-disciplinary international board with expertise in broad areas of health research and will give guidance and advice on the project.

  • Prof. Susan Smith (general practitioner) from the HRB Centre for Primary Care Research and Primary Care Clinical Trials Network, Ireland
  • Prof. Sallie Lamb (physiotherapist) from the University of Oxford, UK
  • Prof. Alan Silman (epidemiologist and rheumatologist) from the University of Oxford, UK
  • Prof. Bente Klarlund Pedersen (infectious and internal medicine) from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Prof. Ewa M. Roos (physiotherapist) from the University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
  • Prof. Rod Taylor (physiologist) from the University of Glasgow, UK

Contact us

For further information on the MOBILIZE project, please contact:

Søren Thorgaard Skou
Principal investigator, Professor, Physiotherapist, PhD
Næstved-Slagelse-Ringsted Hospitals and University of Southern Denmark

 icon-phone  +45 23 70 86 40

 icon-mail  mobilize@regionsjaelland.dk

 icon-twitter  @MobilizeDk