Musculoskeletal & Sports Injury Epidemiology Center (MUSIC) research group

Our research on musculoskeletal disorders including lower back and neck pain, mental health and sports medicine is interdisciplinary and clinically relevant. The aim is to deepen the knowledge concerning health promotion and disease prevention, risk and prognostic factors, diagnostics, treatment and rehabilitation.

“Sports medicine, mental illness and long-lasting pain conditions… ”

About us

We perform clinically relevant research about long-lasting pain conditions in the musculoskeletal system including back and neck, mental illness and sports medicine. Our research is based mainly on our extensive cohort studies and randomized controlled studies. Furthermore, our research group include multi-professional competences such as: epidemiology, biostatistics, naprapathy, physiotherapy, chiropractic, osteopathy, psychology, orthopedics, public health, nutrition and insurance medicine.

Aim

To deepen the knowledge about health promotion and disease prevention actions, risk and prognostic factors, diagnostics, treatment, rehabilitation and performance. In addition, our group aims to mediate knowledge to several target groups in the society.

Context

Our research partners are national as well as international research groups, clinics and specific sports associations such as the Swedish Handball, Football, Tennis and Gymnastic associations. Group leader is Professor Eva Skillgate.

Projects

Musculoskeletal Pain Epidemiology

 

Sports Injury Epidemiology

Group leader

Eva E. Skillgate

Affiliated to research
C6 Institute of Environmental Medicine

Associate professors/ lecturers

Lena Holm

Affiliated to research
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C6 Institute of Environmental Medicine

Klara Edlund

Ulrika Tranaeus Fitzgerald

Affiliated to research
C6 Institute of Environmental Medicine

Researchers

Fredrik Johansson

Affiliated to research
C6 Institute of Environmental Medicine

Marie Askenberger

Affiliated to research
K6 Department of Women's and Children's Health

Stina Lilje

Affiliated to research
C6 Institute of Environmental Medicine

Lina Palmlöf

Tobias Sundberg

Affiliated to research
C6 Institute of Environmental Medicine

Oscar Javier Pico Espinosa

Affiliated to research
C6 Institute of Environmental Medicine

PhD-candidates

Fredrik Johansson

Affiliated to research
C6 Institute of Environmental Medicine

Research assistants

Nathan Weiss

Affiliated to research
C6 Institute of Environmental Medicine