Nørre Allé 51, 2200 København N, August Krogh Bygningen, Universitetsparken 13, 2100 Københav, Building: 2 sal
Education and positions
2009 Professor MSO, Dept. of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen
2009 Research management course, Copenhagen Business School
1994 Associate Professor, Dept. of Exercise and Sport Sciences,
University of Copenhagen
1993 Post-Doc, August Krogh Institute, University of Copenhagen
1993 Dr.Med.Sci, Department of Physiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
1987 Bachelor of Arts, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, USA
Other academic affiliations/duties
Member of Copenhagen Muscle Research Centre (CMRC) financed by The Danish National Research Foundation (1994-2004).
Member of the Scientific Board of The European College of Sports Science
Member of the Research Council of The Danish Ministry of Culture
Reviewing Editor for Journal of Physiology
Peer-reviewed articles: 105
Reviews and book chapters: 9
Fluent in Swedish, Danish, English, German and Italian. Understanding of French and Spanish.
Publications in 2013
Gliemann L, Nyberg M, Hellsten Y.Nitric oxide and reactive oxygen species in limb vascular function: what is the effect of physical activity? Free Radic Res. 2013 [ePub ahead of print]
Gliemann L, Schmidt JF, Olesen J, Biensø RS, Peronard SL, Grandjean SU, Mortensen SP, Nyberg M, Bangsbo J, Pilegaard H, Hellsten Y. Resveratrol Blunts the Positive Effects of Exercise Training on Cardiovascular Health in Aged Men. J Physiol. 2013 Aug 19 [ePub ahead of print]
Hoier B, Prats C, Qvortrup K, Pilegaard H, Bangsbo J, Hellsten Y. Subcellular localization and mechanism of secretion of vascular endothelial growth factor in human skeletal muscle. FASEB J. 2013 May 24 [ePub ahead of print]
Mortensen B, Hingst JR, Frederiksen N, Hansen RW, Christiansen CS, Iversen N, Friedrichsen M, Birk JB, Pilegaard H, Hellsten Y, Vaag A, Wojtaszewski JF. Effect of birth weight and 12 weeks of exercise training on exercise-induced AMPK signaling in human skeletal muscle. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Apr 23. [ePub ahead of print]
Nyberg M, Al-Khazraji BK, Mortensen SP, Jackson DN, Ellis CG, Hellsten Y.Effect of extraluminal ATP application on vascular tone and blood flow in skeletal muscle: implications for exercise hyperemia. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 305(3):R281-90, 2013.
Christensen PM, Nyberg M, Mortensen SP, Nielsen JJ, Secher NH, Damsgaard R, Hellsten Y, Bangsbo J. Leg oxygen uptake in the initial phase of intense exercise is slowed by a marked reduction in oxygen delivery. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 305(3):R313-21, 2013.
Mortensen SP, Svendsen JH, Ersbøll M, Hellsten Y, Secher NH, Saltin B. Skeletal muscle signaling and the heart rate and blood pressure response to exercise: insight from heart rate pacing during exercise with a trained and a deconditioned muscle group. Hypertension. 61(5):1126-33, 2013.
Nyberg M, Mortensen S and Hellsten Y. Physical activity opposes the age-related increase in skeletal muscle and plasma endothelin-1 levels and normalizes plasma endothelin-1 levels in individuals with essential hypertension. Acta Physiol 207 (3): 524-35, 2013.
Hoier B, Passos M, Bangsbo J, Hellsten Y. Intense intermittent exercise provides weak stimulus for VEGF secretion and capillary growth in skeletal muscle. Exp Physiol. 98(2):585-97, 2013.
Heinonen I, Saltin B, Kemppainen J, Nuutila P, Knuuti J, Kalliokoski K, Hellsten Y. Effect of nitric oxide synthase inhibition on the exchange of glucose and fatty acids in human skeletal muscle. Nutr Metab (Lond). 10(1):43, 2013.