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Jørgen Jensen

Worktitle
Professor
Department
Department of Physical Performance
Phone
+47 23 26 22 49 / +47 988 69 223
E-mail
jorgen.jensen@nih.no

Area of responsibility

Professor

Research

Exercise physiology, cell biology, biochemistry, diabetes, nutrition

Short biography

Professor in sports biology at Norwegian School of Sport Sciences since 2009.
Previous employments: Post doc, Institute of Anatomy, University of Oslo (1994-1997); researcher at National Institute of Occupational Health, Oslo. Research expertise on basic mechanisms regulating glucose metabolism and intracellular signalling in skeletal muscles.
Current research focuses on the effect of exercise on insulin sensitivity, metabolism and effect of protein intake on the recovery process. Previous handball player and coach.

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