Glenn Björklund

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Bakgrund

2001 - BSc in Sports Science (GIH, Stockholm)
2005 - MSc in Medical Science (Uppsala University)
2010 - PhD in Health Science (Mid Sweden University)

2016 - Head of Sports Physiology at Swedish Sports Confederation elite support team in Stockholm (RF elitidrottsstöd)

Forskningsområden

My research is towards variable and intermittent exercise using a combination with physiological and biomechanical methods. In addition, I focus on performance analysis in sports that is a fairly new research area in Sweden.

Pågående forskning

Trailrunning - physiology, biomechanics, performance analysis
Ice hockey - blade fitting, performance analysis
Tennis - physiology, biomechanics
Downhill running - physiology, biomechanics
Cross-country skiing - physiology

Publikationer

Artiklar i tidskrifter

Björklund, G. , Swarén, M. , Born, D. & Stöggl, T. (2019). Biomechanical Adaptations and Performance Indicators in Short Trail Running. Frontiers in Physiology, vol. 10    

Sjöström, R. , Söderström, L. , Klockmo, C. , Patrician, A. , Sandström, T. , Björklund, G. , Hanstock, H. & Stenfors, N. (2019). Qualitative identification and characterisation of self-reported symptoms arising in humans during experimental exposure to cold air. International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 78: 1    

Ekström, A. , Hafsteinsson Östenberg, A. , Björklund, G. & Alricsson, M. (2019). The effects of introducing Tabata interval training and stability exercises to school children as a school-based intervention program. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, vol. 31: 4  

Björklund, G. (2018). Shooting efficiency for winners of World Cup and World Championship races in men’s and women’s biathlon: where is the cut-off?. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, vol. 18: 4, ss. 545-553.  

Andersson, E. , Björklund, G. , Holmberg, H. & Ørtenblad, N. (2017). Energy system contributions and determinants of performance in sprint cross-country skiing. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, vol. 27: 4, ss. 385-398.  

Stöggl, T. & Björklund, G. (2017). High intensity interval training leads to greater improvements in acute heart rate recovery and anaerobic power as high volume low intensity training. Frontiers in Physiology, vol. 8    

Born, D. , Stöggl, T. , Swarén, M. & Björklund, G. (2017). Near-Infrared Spectroscopy: More Accurate Than Heart Rate for Monitoring Intensity in Running in Hilly Terrain. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, vol. 12: 4, ss. 440-447.  

Björklund, G. , Alricsson, M. & Svantesson, U. (2017). Using bilateral functional and anthropometric tests to define symmetry in cross-country skiers. Journal of Human Kinetics, vol. 60: 1, ss. 9-18.    

Alricsson, M. , Björklund, G. , Ekström, A. & Ostenberg, A. H. (2016). Introducing Tabata intervals and stability exercises in school children by a school-based study. European Journal of Public Health, vol. 26: Issue suppl_1, ss. 417-417.  

Andersson, E. , Holmberg, H. , Ørtenblad, N. & Björklund, G. (2016). Metabolic responses and pacing strategies during successive sprint skiing time trials. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, vol. 48: 12, ss. 2544-2554.  

Alricsson, M. , Björklund, G. , Cronholm, M. , Olsson, O. , Viklund, P. & Svantesson, U. (2016). Spinal alignment, mobility of the hip and thoracic spine and prevalence of low back pain in young elite cross-country skiers. Journal of Exercise Rehabilitation, vol. 12: 1, ss. 21-28.    

Hansen, E. , Björklund, G. & Vinberg, S. (2016). Workplace Health Interventions and Physical Fitness Status among Managers of Small-Scale Enterprises in Norway and Sweden. Health, vol. 8, ss. 1697-1712.    

Björklund, G. , Holmberg, H. & Stöggl, T. (2015). The effects of prior high intensity double poling on subsequent diagonal stride skiing characteristics. SpringerPlus, vol. 4: 1    

Björklund, G. & Swarén, M. (2014). Låt underlaget bestämma löpsteget. Svensk Idrottsforskning, : 4, ss. 8-11.  

Stöggl, T. , Björklund, G. & Holmberg, H. (2013). Biomechanical determinants of oxygen extraction during cross-country skiing. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, vol. 23: 1, ss. e9-e20.  

Björklund, G. , Laaksonen, M. & Holmberg, H. -. (2011). Blood lactate recovery and respiratory responses during diagonal skiing of variable intensity. European Journal of Sport Science, vol. 11: 5, ss. 317-326.  

Björklund, G. , Stöggl, T. & Holmberg, H. (2010). Biomechanical influenced differences in O2 extraction in diagonal skiing: arm versus leg. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, vol. 42: 10, ss. 1899-1908.  

Laaksonen, M. , Björklund, G. , Heinonen, I. , Kemppainen, J. , Knuuti, J. , Kyröläinen, H. & Kalliokoski, K. (2010). Perfusion heterogeneity does not explain excess muscle oxygen uptake during variable intensity exercise. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, vol. 30: 4, ss. 241-249.  

Björklund, G. , Pettersson, S. & Schagatay, E. (2007). Performance predicting factors in prolonged exhausting exercise of varying intensity. European Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 99: 4, ss. 423-429.  

Holmberg, H. , Lindinger, S. , Stöggl, T. , Björklund, G. & Muller, E. (2006). Contribution of the legs to double-poling performance in elite cross country skiers. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, vol. 38: 10, ss. 1853-1860.  

Richardson, M. , de Bruijn, R. , Holmberg, H. , Björklund, G. , Haughey, H. & Schagatay, E. (2005). Increase of hemoglobin concentration after maximal apneas in divers, skiers and untrained humans. Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 30: 3, ss. 276-281.

Holmberg, H. & Björklund, G. (2004). Vintersportcentrum : En resurs för utveckling och uppföljning av olympiska vintergrenar. Svensk Idrottsforskning: organ för Centrum för idrottsforskning, : 1, ss. 10-14.

Doktorsavhandlingar, sammanläggningar

Björklund, G. (2010). Metabolic and Cardiovascular Responses During Variable Intensity Exercise. Diss. (Sammanläggning) Sundsvall : Mittuniversitetet, 2010 (Mid Sweden University doctoral thesis : 86)  

Kapitel i böcker, del av antologier

Björklund, G. , Elgh, T. & Styfberg, P. (2018). Fysiologi och träningslära. I Specialidrott : Tränings- och tävlingslära. SISU Idrottsböcker. S. 27-72.

Björklund, G. & Lindberg, T. (2018). Tester och mätmetoder. I Specialidrott : Tränings- och tävlingslära. SISU Idrottsböcker. S. 73-80.

Björklund, G. (2018). Tävlingslära. I Specialidrott : Tränings- och tävlingslära. SISU Idrottsböcker. S. 81-88.

Jensen, K. , Höök, M. , Wedholm, L. , Björklund, G. & Holmberg, H. (2012). How work economy changes during a summer season with roller skiing training and its influence on performance. I Science and Skiing V. Meyer & Meyer Sport. S. 523-529.

Konferensbidrag

Björklund, G. , Danvind, J. & Sundström, D. (2019). The effect of speed and gradient on running economy and oxygen uptake during downhill running. Paper presented at the The 24th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, 2019, 3-6 July, Prague, Czech Republic.

Swarén, M. , Fredrik, H. , Larsson, A. & Björklund, G. (2018). Key performance indicators of ice hockey sprint performance. I Journal of Sports Sciences : BASES Conference 2018 – Programme and Abstracts.. S. 1--94.  

Elgh, T. , Lindberg, T. & Björklund, G. (2017). Metabolic response during submaximal and maximal ergometer tests in elite sprint kayakers. Paper presented at the The 22nd Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science in MetropolisRuhr, 5-8 July 2017, Essen, Germany

Björklund, G. , Born, D. , Stöggl, T. & Swarén, M. (2017). Performance analysis of trail running in undulating terrain. Paper presented at the BASES-FEPSAC Conference, Nottingham, UK, 28-29 November 2017

Andersson, E. , Holmberg, H. , Ørtenblad, N. & Björklund, G. (2016). Energy contributions and pacing strategies of elite XC skiers during sprint skiing. Paper presented at the ICSS 2016 - International Congress on Science and Skiing, Arlberg, Austria, 10-15th December, 2016

Swarén, M. , Stöggl, T. , Kalmendal, C. & Björklund, G. (2016). How do custom made insoles affect the pressure distribution under the feet in alpine skiing?. Paper presented at the ICSS 2016 - International Congress on Science and Skiing, St. Christoph, Austria, 10-15 December, 2016

Björklund, G. & Swarén, M. (2016). Required shooting efficiency to win World Cup and World Championship Biathlon races during the 2015-2016 season. Paper presented at the ISPAS World Congress of Performance Analysis of Sport XI, 16-18 November, Alicante, Spain

Swarén, M. , Larsson, O. & Björklund, G. (2016). Using telecasting to identify key performance indicators in alpine skiing and evaluate the inter-analyst reliability of alpine ski coaches. Paper presented at the ICSS 2016 - International Congress on Science and Skiing, 10-15 December, 2016, St. Cristoph, Austria.

Swarén, M. , Larsson, O. & Björklund, G. (2016). Using telecasting to identify turn times in alpine skiing. Paper presented at the ISPAS International Workshop, Institute of Technology Carlow, 22-23 March

Swarén, M. , Born, D. , Stöggl, T. & Björklund, G. (2015). Biomechanical 3D field measurements of trail runners. Paper presented at the 20th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, 2015, Malmö, Sweden.

Born, D. , Stöggl, T. , Swarén, M. , Sperlich, B. & Björklund, G. (2015). Is heart rate a valid measure to monitor exercise intensity during trail running in undulating terrain?. Paper presented at the 20th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, 2015, Malmö, Sweden.  

Kårström, A. & Björklund, G. (2015). The effect of carbohydrate mouth rinse on simulated XC-sprint performance. Paper presented at the 20th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, 2015, Malmö, Sweden.

McGawley, K. , Platt, S. , Beaven, M. & Björklund, G. (2015). The validity and reliability of a four-minute running time trial in assessing VO2max and performance. Paper presented at the Endurance Research Conference

Swarén, M. , Soehnlein, Q. , Holmberg, M. , Stöggl, T. & Björklund, G. (2015). Using 3D motion capture to analyze ice-hockey shooting technique on ice. Paper presented at the 20th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, 2015, Malmö, Sweden

Björklund, G. , Stöggl, T. & Holmberg, H. (2012). NO EXCESS VO2 DURING WHOLE-BODY HIGH INTENSITY EXERCISE IN WELL-TRAINED CROSS-COUNTRY SKIERS. I Book of Abstracts of the 17th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science.. S. 54--54.

Jensen, K. , Höök, M. , Wedholm, L. , Björklund, G. & Holmberg, H. (2010). How work efficiency changes during a summer season with roller skiing training and its influence on performace. I Proceedings for the fifth international conference on Science and Skiing. Salzburg : . S. 75-

Schagatay, E. , Hubinette, A. , Klockervold, I. , Björklund, G. , Enqvist, J. & Holmberg, H. (2009). The effects of 70 days of skiing across Greenland on body composition, cold- and altitude tolerance and work performance in two elderly men. I 14th Annual Congress of the ECSS in Oslo, Norway 24-27 June 2009.

Björklund, G. , Stöggl, T. , Carlsson, L. , Dovrén, L. & Holmberg, H. (2009). The relationship between oxygen extraction in the arms and legs to force and exercise intensity in diagonal skiing. I Proceedings of the 14th Annual Congress of European College of Sports Science. Oslo :

Schagatay, E. , Björklund, G. & Rydh, F. (2009). VO2 slow component abolished after warm up with apneas. I 14th Annual Congress of the ECSS in Oslo, Norway 24-27 June 2009.

Björklund, G. & Holmberg, H. (2008). A comparison between elite and well trained cross-country skiers in physiological response to variations in intensity during prolonged exercise. I 13th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science. Cologne : . S. 522-

Laaksonen, M. S. , Björklund, G. , Heinonen, I. , Kemppainen, J. , Knuuti, J. , Kyrölainen, H. & Kalliokoski, K. K. (2008). Effects of intensity variation and muscle fatigue during knee-extension exercise on muscle perfusion and oxygen uptake. I Book of Abstracts of the 11th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science in Estoril, Portugal, from 9-12 July 2008. (Book of Abstracts of the 11th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science in Estoril, Portugal, from 9-12 July 2008)

Laaksonen, M. , Björklund, G. , Pettersson, S. & Schagatay, E. (2006). Performance predicting factors during prolonged non-steady state cycling. I Book of Abstracts of the 11th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science in Lausanne, Switzerland from 5-8 July 2006.

de Bruijn, R. , Richardson, M. , Haughey, H. , Björklund, G. , Pettersson, S. & Schagatay, E. (2005). High hemoglobin levels in divers may be a result of apnea induced EPO-production. I FASEB JOURNAL. (FASEB JOURNAL). S. A211--A212.

de Bruijn, R. , Richardson, M. , Haughey, H. , Holmberg, H. , Björklund, G. & Schagatay, E. (2004). Hemoglobin levels in elite divers, elite skiers and untrained humans.