The Copenhagen Muscle Research Centre (CMRC) 1994-2004

M. Joyner, M. Kjaer, P. O. Larsen

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This paper presents an impressionistic summary of the formation, activities, accomplishments, and impact of the Copenhagen Muscle Research Centre (CMRC) from 1994 to 2004. The history of the CMRC is viewed in the context of the goals of the original program, the tradition of excellence in exercise physiology in Copenhagen since the time of August Krogh, and the structure of the center. The key role of Professor Bengt Saltin as a visionary, flexible, and inclusive leader is highlighted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)22-28
Number of pages7
JournalScandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports
StatePublished - Dec 1 2015


  • Exercise
  • Physical activity
  • Skeletal muscle

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation


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