Nikolai Baastrup Nordsborg
associate professor, head of section
August Krogh Bygningen, Universitetsparken 13, 2. sal, 2100 Kbh Ø
Positions & Departmental tasks
2008 Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Copenhagen.
2009 Associate Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Copenhagen.
2014 Department representative in Faculty of SCIENCE comity on ‘Work environment’.
2014 Head of ‘Work environment’ group for two NEXS Sections.
2017 Head of Section, Integrative Physiology.
2017 Member of the Departmental leader group & advisory board on research.
2005 Ph.D. Exercise and Sport Sciences.
2008 Course in pedagogy of teaching at universities. 12 months part-time education.
2011 Research Management Course, Copenhagen Business School, SIMI Executive
2015 Course in ‘Work environment’, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
2017 University Management Course, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
International scientific research stays
2000 Research assistant, 9 months, Abteilung für Angewandte Physiologie, Universität Ulm, Germany
2003 Guest researcher, Melbourne, Australia
2010 Research leave, Altitude study with Center for Integrative Human Physiology (ZIHP), University of Zurich (Prof. Carsten Lundby).
2018 Primary Investigator, ‘Centero de Alto Rendimiento’, Sierra Nevada, Spain in collaboration with University of Granada, Spain and World Anti-Doping Agency.
Other positions and tasks
2006-9 Educational board and National Olympic Academy member, Danish National Sport Federation
2006-11 Member of the educational board in the Danish Swimming Federation
2007-9 Member of Team Denmark coach advisory board (Appointed by the National Sport Federation)
2007-11Educationally Responsible, Danish Swimming Association.
2010-14 Member of the board in “The Research Education Program in Sport Sciences” (REPS).
2011- Member of assessment committee for positions of assistant and associate professors.
2011- Ph.D. opponent on several occasions.
2012-3 Reviewer for National Institute of Health (NIH); Musculoskeletal, Oral and Skin Sciences.
2014-5 Scientific organizer of the European College of Sport Science conference, Malmö, Sweden.
2014- Chairman of >10 ph.d. evaluation committees.
Teaching and supervison
The University based position as associate professor requires annually ~1000 hours of teaching activity including bachelor and master student supervision. Has supervised more than 75 Bachelor students and more than 50 master thesis students. Has completed two ph.d. supervisions. Currently supervising five ph.d. students.
Knowledge of languages
Danish, English, German
M.Sc. PhD Human Physiology