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

Svedmark, Å., Björklund, M., Häger, C., Nilsson Sommar, J. & Wahlström, J. (2018). Impact of Workplace Exposure and Stress on Neck Pain and Disabilities in Women : A Longitudinal Follow-up After a Rehabilitation Intervention. Annals of Work Exposures and Health, 62 (5), 591-603. 10.1093/annweh/wxy018 [More information]
Tronarp, R., Nyberg, A., Hedlund, M., Häger, C., McDonough, S. & Björklund, M. (2018). Office-cycling : a promising way to raise pain thresholds and increase metabolism with minimal compromising of work performance. BioMed Research International. 10.1155/2018/5427201 [More information]
Ferreira, M., Björklund, M., Dach, F. & Chaves, T. (2017). Cross-cultural adaptation of the profile fitness mapping neck questionnaire to brazilian Portuguese : internal consistency, reliability, and construct and structural validity. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 40 (3), 176-186. 10.1016/j.jmpt.2017.01.004 [More information]
Rudolfsson, T., Björklund, M., Svedmark, Å., Srinivasan, D. & Djupsjöbacka, M. (2017). Direction-specific impairments in cervical range of motion in women with chronic neck pain : influence of head posture and gravitationally induced torque. PLoS ONE, 12 (1). 10.1371/journal.pone.0170274 [More information]
Hallman, D., Mathiassen, S., Heiden, M., Birk Jørgensen, M., Holtermann, A., Rudolfsson, T., Björklund, M., Svedmark, Å., Djupsjöbacka, M., Hellström, F., Rönnlund Borg, T., Häger, C., Sommar, J. & Wahlström, J. (2018). Arbete, individ och nacksmärta : Forskning vid Forte-centret “Kroppen i arbete – från problem till potential”. FALF KONFERENS 2018 Arbetet - problem eller potential för en hållbar livsmiljö? 10-12 juni 2018 i Gävle : Program och Abstracts. Gävle: Gävle University Press. S. 102-. Link [More information]
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