Mette Hansen


Mette Hansen is associate professor at Section for Sports Science, Department of Public Health at Aarhus University.

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Bachelor in Exercise and Health, University of Southern Denmark.

Master in Human Nutrition.

PhD from University of Copenhagen, with a project aiming to elucidate effect of female hormones on the skeletal muscle at rest and in response to physical activity. 

Post doc at Institute of Sports Medicine, Copenhagen.

Associate Professor at Section for Sport Science since 2012 with the research focus on:

  • Optimizing recovery and adaptation to training by nutritional interventions
  • Effect of endogenous and exogenous female hormones on the skeletal muscle.

Recent publications