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Birgitte Nelleman

Post doc


  • Doctor (MD), Aarhus University, Denmark (2009)
  • Doctoral degree at the Department of Endocrinology, Århus University and Århus University Hospital (2014)


  • Post doc, Clinic for rheumatology, outpatient clinic and research, Diakonhjemmet hospital
  • Senior physician in rheumatology, Clinic for rheumatology, outpatient clinic and research, Diakonhjemmet hospital

Field of interest

  • Exercise as treatment
  • Ultrasound for diagnostics and treatment
  • Osteoporosis, prevention and treatment
  • Innovation: patient-adapted solutions for distance follow-up and digital follow-up
  • Comorbidities in rheumatic disease
  • Comorbidities in osteoporosis
  • Patient education


  • Lecturer and medical responsible for patient and relatives courses in osteoporosis at Diakonhjemmet hospital


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visiting address

Diakonhjemmet hospital
Reidar Kobros vei 8
0370 Oslo

Postal address

Diakohjemmet hospital
PO Box 23 Vinderen
0319 Oslo


WP1 - Optimized medical interventions


Comparison of treatment strategies in carpal tunnel syndrome

Project Manager:
Hilde Berner Hammer
WP7 - Empowering the individual


SPondylaritis Condition

Project Manager:
Sell ​​Aarrestad Provan


Publications taken from the National Science Archive (NVA):

No effect of 10 weeks erythropoietin treatment on lipid oxidation in healthy men

Jeyanthini Risikesan, Birgitte Nellemann, Britt Christensen, Jens OL Jørgensen, Søren Nielsen

Endocrine Connections


Effect of a Low-Carbohydrate High-Fat Diet and a Single Bout of Exercise on Glucose Tolerance, Lipid Profile and Endothelial Function in Normal Weight Young Healthy Females

Thorhildur Valsdottir, Christine Henriksen, Nancy Odden, Birgitte Nellemann, Per B Jeppesen, Jonny Hisdal

Frontiers in Physiology


Molecular adaptations in human subcutaneous adipose tissue after ten weeks of endurance exercise training in healthy males

Simon Riis, Britt Christensen, Birgitte Nellemann, Andreas Buch Møller, Anna Sofie Husted, Steen Bønløkke Pedersen

Journal of applied physiology


Protein intake in the early recovery period after exhaustive exercise improves performance the following day

Ove Sollie, Per Bendix Jeppesen, Daniel S. Tangen, Fredrik Jernerén, Birgitte Nellemann, Thorhildur Valsdottir

Journal of applied physiology


Insulin sensitivity, body composition and adipose depots following 12 w combined endurance and strength training in dysglycemic and normoglycemic sedentary men

Torgrim Mikal Langleite, Jørgen Jensen, Frode Norheim, Hanne Løvdal Gulseth, Daniel S. Tangen, Kristoffer Jensen Kolnes

Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry


Kinetics and utilization of lipid sources during acute exercise and acipimox

Birgitte Nellemann, Esben Søndergaard, Jørgen Jensen, Steen Bønløkke Pedersen, Niels Jessen, Jens Otto L Jørgensen

American Journal of Physiology. Endocrinology and Metabolism