Svend Erik Mathiassen

M.Sc./Cand.Scient., Work Physiology
B.Sc., Biology, Physical Education
Appointed associate Professsor, Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Professor in Work-related musculoskeletal disorder research


Operator: 026-64 85 00
Phone: 026-64 82 06
Mobil: 070-678 81 58

Current research

  • Strategies for gathering data
  • Analysis of cost and efficiency during data collection
  • Motor variability in work-related tasks
  • Variation in physical strain in different professions
  • Uninjured flight baggage handlers

Recent publications

Mixter, S., Mathiassen, S. & Hallman, D. (2019). Alternations between physical and cognitive tasks in repetitive work – Effect of cognitive task difficulty on fatigue development in women. Ergonomics, 62 (8), 1008-1022. 10.1080/00140139.2019.1614229 [More information]
Huysmans, M., Srinivasan, D. & Mathiassen, S. (2019). Consistency of sedentary behavior patterns among office workers with long-term access to sit-stand workstations. Annals of Work Exposures and Health, 63 (5), 583-591. 10.1093/annweh/wxz022 [More information]
Coenen, P., Mathiassen, S., van der Beek, A. & Hallman, D. (2019). Correction of bias in self-reported sitting time among office workers – a study based on compositional data analysis. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health. 10.5271/sjweh.3827 [More information]
Coenen, P., van der Beek, A., Jackson, J. & Mathiassen, S. (2019). Calibration of self-reported physical behaviours among office workers: A compositional data analysis. ICAMPAM 2019 : Oral Abstracts. Maastricht: ICAMPAM. [More information]
Johansson, E., Mathiassen, S., Lund Rasmussen, C., Lyskov, E. & Hallman, D. (2019). Compositional analysis of sedentary behavior and physical activity during work and leisure among male and female office workers. . Link [More information]
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