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Julie Sandell Jacobsen

PhD, Master in Health Sciences, Bachelor in Physiotherapy


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Personlig profil

Forsknings- og udviklingsområder

Julie Sandell Jacobsen is employed as a postdoctoral researcher at the Research Unit for General practice in Aarhus, as a senior lecturer at VIA University College Aarhus and as a teacher in epidemiology and applied biostatistics at the Department of Public Health, Aarhus University. Julie finished her PhD in April 2020, focusing on outcome of hip-preserving surgery in patients with hip dysplasia.  

Julie Sandell Jacobsen has done research on young patients with hip disorders since 2009, publishing her first papers on patients with external snapping hip in 2012-2013. Her master thesis focused on patients with hip dysplasia, publishing two papers as first author (2013-14) and later further two papers as co-author (2015, 2018). After finalization of her master, she worked as a research physical therapist at the Department of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy at Aarhus University Hospital. She worked in this position over a period of three years, initiating further four research projects (2012-2015). One of these projects was a part of her PhD.

Besides research, Julie Sandell Jacobsen has a great interest in lecturing and supervising young student. She has taught and supervised bachelor students from VIA University College (DK) and bachelor and master students from Aarhus University (DK) since 2008 (still going strong).

She also have a great experience in clinical and ultrasonographic assessment of patients with shoulder, knee and hip/groin pain. Since 2009, her research have primarily focused on young and middle-aged patients with hip and groin pain. Her postdoctoral research project focus on an exercise and patient education intervention for patients with hip dysplasia who are not eligible to surgical treatment.

Apart from doing research on young patients with hip and/or groin pain. Her research also focus on cross-cultural adaptation of patient-reported outcomes, young and adult patients with knee injuries, adult patients with shoulder pain, and now, as part of the “Move” research group:, she will focus more on designing and evaluation of complex interventions and doing research on inactive citizens.

Uddannelse (Akademiske kvalifikationer)

PhD, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus Universitet

Dimissionsdato: 23 apr. 2020

Master of Health Science, Aarhus Universitet

Dimissionsdato: 6 jun. 2012

Bachelor of physiotherapy, VIA

Dimissionsdato: 19 jan. 2007


Teaching assistant, Aarhus Universitet

1 feb. 2020 → …

Postdoc, Aarhus Universitet

1 feb. 202031 dec. 2031


  • Sygdom, sundhedsvidenskab og sygepleje
  • Hip pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Knee pain
  • Cross-cultural adaptation
  • Complex interventions
  • Clinical assessment
  • Ultrasonography
  • Exercise interventions
  • Inactivity