Martin Björklund

Registered Physical Therapist 1986
Ph.D. in Sports Medicine 2004
Associate Professor, Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Umeå university, 2012


Operator: 026-64 85 00
Cellphone: 070-479 04 30

Current research

  • Reliability and validity of a new questionnaire for symptoms and functional limitations in subjects with neck pain
  • The effect of neck coordination training on sensorimotor function, symptoms and self-rated health and functioning for non-specific neck-shoulder pain
  • Rehabilitation of people with neck pain. Effects of individualized treatment based on prognostic indicators and tests of functioning
  • Range of movement

Recent publications

Degerstedt, F., Enberg, B., Keisu, B. & Björklund, M. (2019). Inequity in physiotherapeutic interventions for children with Cerebral Palsy in Sweden - a national registry study.. Acta Paediatrica. 10.1111/apa.14980 [More information]
Bohman, T., Bottai, M. & Björklund, M. (2019). Predictive models for short-term and long-term improvement in women under physiotherapy for chronic disabling neck pain : a longitudinal cohort study. BMJ Open, 9 (4). 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024557 [More information]
Hallman, D., Holtermann, A., Björklund, M., Gupta, N. & Nørregaard Rasmussen, C. (2019). Sick leave due to musculoskeletal pain : determinants of distinct trajectories over 1 year. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 92 (8), 1099-1108. 10.1007/s00420-019-01447-y [More information]
Svedmark, Å., Häger, C. & Björklund, M. (2019). Associations between symptoms and physical test outcomes in women with non-specific neck pain: cross-sectinal and longitudinal analyses. . [More information]
Björklund, M., Svedmark, Å., Rudolfsson, T. & Djupsjöbacka, M. (2019). Cervico-thoracic and cranio-cervical strength differences between women with and without neck pain and the diagnostic performance of neck-strength tests. World Confederation for physical Therapy Congress 2019, Geneva 10-13 May. Link [More information]
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