Kasper Krommes

​Physiotherapist, MSc., Clinical Research Coordinator and PhD-fellow

Email: 
Kasper.Krommes@regionh.dk

Affiliations:

IOC Research Center Copenhagen, Sports Orthopedic Research Center - Copenhagen (SORC-C), Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Copenhagen University Hospital, Amager-Hvidovre.

About

Kasper got involved with SORC-C back in 2012 an have completed his Bachelors and Master under the supervision of Kristian Thorborg. Since 2015 he has been working closely with Professor Per Hölmich and the rest of the team to incorporate different studies at the hospital, ranging from basic science projects and medical phase II trials, to larger pragmatic RCTs. Besides this, he has been working on his research pertaining to hamstring and groin injuries in sports, injury prevention and knee pain in adolescents.

He is currently appointed as a PhD-fellow focusing on improving the management and understanding of Osgood Schlatter. 

Research interests

  • Muscle injuries 
  • Football injury prevention
  • Adolescent knee pain
  • Arthroscopic surgery selection.

Projects

  • Bachelor: EMG evaluation of the Holmich Groin Prevention Programme
  • Master thesis: EMG rise of fast and slow hamstring exercises
  • A systematic review and meta-analysis of the FIFA 11 and 11+ programmes.
  • Activity and load modification in adolescents with patellofemoral pain and Osgood-Schlatter
  • A randomised controlled trial of meniscal surgery compared with exercise and patient education for treatment of meniscal tears in young adults
  • The Strengthening Exercises in Shoulder Impingement trial.

Courses

  • Bachelor in Physiotherapy, Københanvs Professionshøjskole: Innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Master in physiotherapy, University of Southern Denmark: Muscle injuries in sports
  • PhD Programme MUSKOS, lecture: Hamstring exercise specificity.

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