Magni Mohr
PhD, Dean, Professor in Exercise Physiology
Faculty of Health Sciences
Telephone +298 292270
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Description of teaching

Magni has been teaching at Bachelor, Master and PhD level at the University of Copenhagen (DK), Exeter University (UK), University of Gothenburg (SE), University of Southern Denmark (DK), as well as the University of the Faroe Islands.

His teaching includes several topics within the area of Human Physiology, Exercise Physiology and Exercise as Medicine.

Description of research

Magni has carried out research at several European universities during the last 20 years. He currently has 119 peer reviewed scientific articles, including several reviews. He is first and last author on 30 and 33 papers, respectively, that have been published in high impact journals. He has a H-index of 40, and more than 10,000 citations in scientific literature.

He is running research projects in 20 different countries around the world. The topics include basic human physiology, exercise physiology, exercise is medicine, health promotion, fitness testing and training in elite team sports.


List of scientific papers, Magni Mohr 2002-2019:

  • Mohr, M., Andersen, LJ., Kyhl, K., Kollslíð, R., Nielsen, P., Panduro, J., Weihe, P., and Krustrup, P. (2019). Cardiac adaptations to exercise training depend on exercise mode in hypertensive women. (manus in preparation).
  • Mohr, M., and Krustrup, P. (2019). High intensity training improves performance, aerobic power and running economy more than low intensity training in elite male athletes. J. Appl. Physiol. (under review).
  • Panduro, J., Ermidis, G., Vigh-Larsen, JF., Krustrup., P., Randers, MB., and Mohr, M. (2019). Metabolism in arm and leg skeletal muscle during football training. Appl. Physiol. (under review).
  • Mohr, M., Krustrup, P., Ermidis, G., Jackman, SR., Mileva, K., Fulford, J., and Bowtell, JL. (2019). Central and peripheral fatigue during repeated exhaustive intense one-legged exercise – effect of prior arm exercise. Physiol. (under review).
  • Fransson, D., Børjeson, M., Bradley, PS., Krustrup, P., Mohr, M. (2019). Physical Characteristics of Different Small-Sided Game Formats Compared to a Full Game in Elite Male Soccer Players. Hum. Kin. (in press).
  • Christensson, T., Fransson, D., Larsen, ER., Krustrup, P., and Mohr, M. (2019). The shape of the field in small-sided games may influence physical training outcome in competitive male footballers. Strength Cond. Res. (in press).
  • Mohr, M., and Nordsborg NB. (2019). The 3-min critical power test predicts front crawl performance in competitive swimmers. J. Med. Sci. Sport (in press).
  • Hansen, M., Skoradal, MB., Krustrup, P., and Mohr, M. (2019). Self-organized football training as health promotion strategy in middle-aged women – a cross-sectional study. (under review).
  • Mohr, M., Fatouros, IG., Jamurtas, AZ., Draganidis, D., Thomassen, M., Nielsen, JJ., Ørntoft, C., Ermidis, G., Loules, G., Batsilas, D., Deli, CK., Randers, MB., Krustrup, P., and Nybo, L. (2019). Skeletal muscle phenotype and physical performance in competitive women football players. J. Appl. Physiol. (under review).
  • Krustrup, P., Mohr, M., Nybo, L., Randers, MB., Ermidis, G., Ørntoft, C., Røddik, L., Draganidis, D., Ørtenblad, N., Frandsen, U., Larsen, J., Jamurtas, AZ., and Fatouros, IG. (2019). Perturbations in Muscle and Blood Metabolites during a Soccer Game in Elite Women Players: Implications for Performance. Sci. Sport Exerc. (under review).
  • Petersen, T., Keczer, Z., Franco, Z., Orosz, G., Mohr, M., and Zimbardo, PG. (2019). Representation of hero and everyday hero concept in a small-scale society – a network study. Plos One (under review).
  • Mohr, M., Vigh-Larsen, JF., Ermidis, G., Fransson, D., Randers, MB., Rago, V., Glieman, L., de Paoli, FV., Bull, T., Krustrup, P. and Nybo, L. (2019). Muscle profile and performance of elite male ice hockey players – a correlation study. J. Med. Sci. Sports (under review).
  • Vigh-Larsen, JF., Knudsen, CB.,., Dassbjerg, A., Beck, JH., Overgaard, K., Mohr, M., Andersen, TB. (2019). Association between age, body composition and performance in competitive male ice hockey players. Hum. Kin. (in press).
  • Vigh-Larsen, JF., Ermidis, G., Fransson, D., Randers, MB., Rago, V., Glieman, L., de Paoli, FV., Bull, T., Nybo, L., Krustrup, P., and Mohr, M. (2019). Muscle and blood metabolites during an ice-hockey game – implications for exercise tolerance. J. Med. Sci. Sport (under review).
  • Milanovic, Z., Covic, N., Stojanovic, E., Helge, EW., Krustrup, P., and Mohr, M. (2019). Recreational football plays an important role on bone health: systematic review and meta-analysis. J. Appl. Physiol. (under review).
  • Ermidis, G., Randers, MB., Krustrup, P., and Mohr, M. (2019). Technical demands across playing positions of the Asian Cup in male football. Int J Perform Analys Sport,
  • Hofgaard, J., Ermidis, G., and Mohr, M. (2019). Effect of 6-week Faroese chain dance on health profile and fitness status in elderly. Med. Res. Int., 5393970:1-9.
  • Vigh-Larsen, JF., Helbo, JB., Daasbjerg, A., Knudsen, CB., Kvorning, T., Overgaard, K., Andersen, TB., and Mohr, M. (2019). Fitness characteristics of elite and sub-elite male ice hockey players – a cross-sectional study. Strength Cond Res. 33(9):2352-2360. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000003285.
  • Rago, V., Rebelo, Krustrup, P., and Mohr, M. (2019). Contextual variables and training load throughout a competitive period in a top-level male football team. Strength Cond. Res. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000003258. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Tzatzakis, T., Papanikolaou, K., Draganidis, D., Tsimeas, P., Kritikos, S., Poulios, A., Laschou, VC., Deli, CK., Chatzinikolaou, A., M., Krustrup, P., Jamurtas, AZ., Fatouros, IG. (2019). Recovery Kinetics Following Speed Endurance Training in Competitive Soccer Players. Int. J. Sport Physiol. Perform. (submitted).
  • Fransson, D., Christensson, T., Mohr, M., Krustrup, P., and Petterson, S. (2019). Body composition and quadriceps volume during a pre-season period in competitive soccer players. Manus in preparation.
  • Mohr, M., Skoradal, MB., Rostgaard, T., and Krustrup, P. (2019). Gender-dependent evaluation of football as medicine for prediabetes. J. Appl. 119(9):2011-2024. doi: 10.1007/s00421-019-04188-5.
  • Rago, , Krustrup, P., Acero, RM., Rebelo, A., and Mohr, M. (2019). Training load and submaximal heart rate responses throughout a competitive period in a top-level football team. J. Sport Science. 26:1-8. doi: 10.1080/02640414.2019.1618534. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Papanikolaou, K., Chatzinikolaou, A., Deli, C., Pontidis, T., Avloniti, A., Leontsini, D., Draganidis, D., Tsimeas, PD., Rafailakis, L., Jamurtas, AZ., Krustrup, P., Mohr, M., Fatouros, IG. (2019). The Yo-Yo intermittent endurance level 2 test: reliability of performance scores, physiological responses and overload characteristics in competitive soccer, basketball and volleyball players. Hum. Kin., 67:223-233.
  • Krustrup, P., Williams, CA., Mohr, M. Hansen, PR., Helge, EW., Elbe, A-M., de Sousa, M., Dvorak, J., Junge, A., Hammami, A., Holterman, A., Larsen, MN., Kirkendall. D., Schmidt, JF., Andersen, TR., Buono, P., Rørth, M., Parnell, D., Ottesen, L., Bennike, S., Nielsen, JJ., Mendham, AE., Zar, A., Uth, J., Hornstrup, T., Brassu, K., Nybo, L., Krustrup, BR., Meyer, T., Aagaard, P., Andersen, JL., Hubball, H., Reddy, PA., Ryom, K., Lobelo, F., Barene, S., Helge, JW., Fatouros, IG., Nassis, GP., Xu, JC., Pettersen, SA., Calbet, JA., Seabra, A., Rebelo, AN., Figueiredo, P., Póvoas, S., Castagna, C., Milanovic, Z., Bangsbo, J., Randers, MB., and Brito, J. (2018). The “Football is Medicine” platform – scientific evidence, large-scale implementation of evidence-based concepts and future perspectives. J. Med. Sci. Sport, 28(Suppl. 1):3-7.
  • Bradley, PS., Di Mascio, M., Mohr, M., Fransson, D., Wells, C., Moreira, A., Castellano, J., Gomez, A., and Ade, JD. (2018). Can modern football match demands be translated into novel training and testing modes? Aspetar Sports Med. J., 7(16):46-52.
  • Rago, V., Silva, JR., Barreira, D., Mohr, M., Krustrup, P., and Rebelo, AN. (2019). Variability of activity profile during medium-sided games in professional soccer. Sports Med. Phys. Fitness, 2018 Apr 24. doi: 10.23736/S0022-4707.18.08376-7. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Rago, V., Silva, JR., Barreira, D., Mohr, M., Krustrup, P., and Rebelo, AN. (2019). Switching between pitch surfaces: practical applications and future perspectives for soccer training. Sports Med. Phys. Fitnes. 59(3):510-519. doi: 10.23736/S0022-4707.18.08278-6.
  • Poulios, A., Fatouros, IG., Mohr, M., Draganidis, D., Deli, CK, Papanikolaou, K., Sovatzidis, A., Georgakouli, K., Nakopoulou, T., Ermidis. G., Georgakouli, K., Tzatzakis, T., Laschou, V., Koulouris, A., Chatzinikolaou, A., Karagounis, L. Krustrup, P., Jamurtas, AZ (2018). Post-Game High Protein Intake May Improve Recovery of Football-Specific Performance during a Congested Game Fixture: Results from the PRO-FOOTBALL Study. Nutrients,10(4): E494. doi: 10.3390/nu10040494.
  • Rago, V., Silva, J., Mohr, M., Randers, MB., Barreira, D., Krustrup, P., and Rebelo, A. (2018). Influence of opponent standard on activity profile and fatigue development during preseasonal friendly soccer matches: a team study. Sports Med., 26(4):413-424.
  • Milanovic, M., Pantelic, S., Covic, N., Sporis, G., Mohr, M., and Krustrup, P. (2018). Broad-spectrum fitness benefits of benefits of recreational football: systematic review and meta-analysis. J. Sports Med. 2018, 25. Jan [epub ahead of print].
  • Poulios, AS., Fatouros, IG., Draganidis, D., Deli, C., Georgakouli, K., Papanikolaou, , Chatzinikolaou, A., Mohr, M., and Jamurtas, AZ. (2019). Protein-based Supplementation to Enhance Recovery in Team Sports: What is the Evidence? J. Sci Sport Med. 18:523-536.
  • Skoradal, MB., Helga, EW., Mortensen, J., Weihe, P., Krustrup. P., and Mohr, M. (2018). Osteogenic impact of football training in 55-70 yrs olds with prediabetes. J. Med. Sci Sport 28(Suppl. 1): 52-60.
  • Skoradal, MB., Purkhús, E., Steinholm, H., Olsen, MH., Larsen, MN., Mohr, M., and Krustrup, P. (2018). FIFA 11 for Health' for Europe: effect on health markers, physical fitness, knowledge and well-being in Faroese schoolchildren aged 10-12 years. Scand. J. Med Sci. Sport 28(Suppl. 1): 8-17.
  • Skoradal, MB., Weihe, P., Patursson, P., Mortensen, J., Connolly, L., Krustrup, P, and Mohr, M. (2018). Football training improves blood glucose control and health status of patients with prediabetes. J. Med. Sci. Sport 28(Suppl. 1): 42-51.
  • Krustrup, P., Helge, EW., Hansen, PR., Aagaard, P., Hagman, MA., Randers, MB., de Sousa, M., and Mohr, (2018). Fitness and Health Effects of Recreational Football in Women – adaptations and mechanisms. Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. 118(1):11-32.
  • Fransson, D., Nielsen, TS., Olsson, K., Christensson, T., Bradley, PS., Fatouros, IG.,Nordsborg, NB., Krustrup, P., and Mohr, M. (2018). Skeletal muscle and performance adaptations to high-intensity training in elite male footballers – speed endurance runs vs small-sided game training. J., Appl. Physiol. 118:111-121.
  • Fransson, D., Vigh-Larsen, JF., Fatouros, IG., Krustrup, P., and Mohr, M. (2018). Performance responses in various muscle groups in well-trained competitive male players after a simulated soccer game. Hum. Kin. DOI: 10.1515/hukin-2017-0129
  • Bowtell J.L., Mohr M., Fulford J., Jackman S.R., Ermidis G., Krustrup P., Mileva KN. (2018). Improved Exercise Tolerance with Caffeine Is Associated with Modulation of both Peripheral and Central Neural Processes in Human Participants. Nutri. 2018 Feb 12;5:6. doi: 10.3389/fnut.2018.00006. eCollection 2018.
  • Lignell, E., Fransson, D., Krustrup, P., and Mohr, M. (2018). Analysis of high-intensity skating in top-class ice-hockey match-play – relation to training status. Strength Cond. Res., 32(5):1303-1310.
  • Draganidis, D., Chatzinikolaou, , Avloniti, A., Barbero-Álvarez, JC, Mohr, M., Gourgoulis,V., Malliou, P., Ermidis, G., Deli, CK., Douroudos, II., Margonis, K., Jamurtas, AZ., Koutedakis, Y., and Fatouros, IG (2017). Effect of N-acetylcysteine on recovery kinetics after repeated football match-play in elite players. PLoS One (in press).
  • Mohr, M., Nielsen, TS., Weihe, P., Thomsen, JA., Aquino, G., Krustrup, P., and Nordsborg, NB. (2017). Muscle ion transporters and antioxidant proteins have different adaptive potential in arm and leg skeletal muscle with exercise training. Rep. 5(19). pii: e13470. doi: 10.14814/phy2.13470. Epub 2017 Oct 16.
  • Bowtell, JL., Jackman, SR., Scott, S., Connolly, LJ., Mohr, M., Ermidis, G., Julian, R., Yousefian, F., Helge, EW., Jørgensen, NR., Fulford, J., Knapp, K., and Krustrup, P. (2017). Short duration small-sided football and whole body vibration training induce acute changes in markers of bone turnover. Res. Int. 2016;2016:3574258.
  • Krustrup, P., Skoradal, MB., Weihe, P., Uth, J., Mortensen, J., and Mohr, M. (2017). Broad-spectrum health improvements to 1 year of soccer training in inactive mildly hypertensive middle-aged women – a randomised controlled trial. J. Med. Sci. Sport 27(12):1893-1901.
  • Fransson, D., Krustrup, P., and Mohr, M. (2017). Running intensity fluctuations indicate temporary fatigue in top-class football. Science and Medicine in Football - J. Sport Sci, 1:10-17.
  • Connolly, LJ., Nordsborg, NB., Nyberg, M., Weihe, P., Krustrup,. , and Mohr, M. (2016). Low-volume high-intensity swim training improves insulin sensitivity and glucose control in inactive middle-aged women. Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. 116(10):1889-1897.
  • Mohr, M., and Krustrup, P. (2016). Comparison between two types of anaerobic speed endurance training in soccer players. Hum. Kin. 51, 183-192.
  • av Fløtum, L., Ottesen, LS., Krustrup, P., and Mohr, M. (2016). Evaluating a nationwide recreational football intervention – recruitment, attendance, adherence, exercise intensity and health effects of the Faroese Football Fitness Study. Bio Med Int Res doi: 10.1155/2016/7231545.
  • Vanhatalo, A., Black, MI., DiMenna, FJ., Blackwell, JR., Schmidt, JF., Thompson, C., Wylie, LJ., Mohr, M., Bangsbo, J., Krustrup, P., and Jones, AM. (2016). The mechanistic bases of the power-time relationship: muscle metabolic responses and relationships to muscle fibre type. Physiol. 594(15):4407-23.
  • Purkhús, E., Krustrup, P., and Mohr, M. (2016). High intensity training improves agility, repeated sprint ability and fatigue resistance in elite women volleyball players. Strength Con. Res. 30(11):3066-3072.
  • Mohr, M., Thomasen, M., Racinais, S., Grantham, J., and Nybo, L. (2016). Muscular variables of importance for football match performance. J. Appl. Physiol.. 116(2):251-62.
  • Mohr, M., Chatzinikolaou, A., Draganidis, D., Barbero-Alvarez, JC., Jamurtas, A., Douroudos, II., Avloniti, A., Michailidis, I., Tsoukas, D., Papassotiriou, I., Ermidis, G., Krustrup, P., and Fatouros, I. (2016). Muscle damage, inflammatory, immune and performance responses to three football games in one week in elite male players. J. Physiol. 116(1):179-93.
  • Mohr, M. (2015). Effect of sodium bicarbonate ingestion on measures of football performance – with reference to the impact of training status. S.J. 62: 1-16.
  • Milanovic, M., Pantelic, S., Sporis, G., Mohr, M., and Krustrup, P. (2015). Effects on VO2max and jump performance of soccer and moderate intensity continuous running. PLoS One 10(8):e0135319. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135319. eCollection 2015.
  • Mohr, M., Helge, EW., Petersen, LF., Lindenskov, A., Weihe, P., Mortensen, J., Jørgensen, NR., Dvorak, J., and Krustrup, P. (2015). Effects of football training on bone health in sedentary middle-aged women. J. Appl. Physiol. 115(12):2671-9].
  • Krustrup, P., Ermidis, G., and Mohr, M. (2015). Sodium bicarbonate intake promotes Yo-Yo IR2 performance. Int. Soc. Sports Nutri. 2015 Jun 4;12:25. doi: 10.1186/s12970-015-0087-6. eCollection 2015.
  • Nordsborg, NB., Connolly, L., Weihe, P., Iuliano, E., Krustrup, P., Saltin, B., and Mohr, M. (2015). Oxidative capacity and glycogen content increase more in arm than leg muscle in sedentary women after intense training. Appl. Physiol. 119(2):116-23.
  • , Jamurtas, AZ., Deli, CK., Draganidis, D., Chatzinikolaou, A., Avloniti, A., Barbero-Álvarez, JC., Douroudos, II., Mohr, M., Margonis, K., Mavropalias, G., Giannakidou, D., Koutedakis, Y., and Fatouros, IG. (2015). Iron status markers are only transiently affected by a football game. J Sports Sci. 33(20):2088-99. doi: 10.1080/02640414.2015.1064154.
  • Draganidis, D., Chatzinikolaou, , Avloniti, A., Barbero-Álvarez, JC, Mohr, M., Gourgoulis,V., Malliou, P., Ermidis, G., Deli, CK., Douroudos, II., Margonis, K., Jamurtas, AZ., Koutedakis, Y., and Fatouros, IG (2015). Correction: Factors Affecting Recovery kinetics of Knee Flexor and Extensor Strength after a Football Match. PLoS One. 10(7):e0133459. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0133459. eCollection 2015.
  • Draganidis, D., Chatzinikolaou, , Avloniti, A., Barbero-Álvarez, JC, Mohr, M., Gourgoulis,V., Malliou, P., Ermidis, G., Deli, CK., Douroudos, II., Margonis, K., Jamurtas, AZ., Koutedakis, Y., and Fatouros, IG (2015). Factors Affecting Recovery kinetics of Knee Flexor and Extensor Strength after a Football Match. PLoS One. 10(6):e0128072. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128072. eCollection 2015.
  • Rasmussen, J., Thomsen, JA., Olesen, JH., Lund, TM., Mohr, M., Clementsen, J., Nielsen, OW., and Lund, AM. (2015). Carnitine levels in skeletal muscle, blood, and urine in patients with primary carnitine deficiency during intermission of L-carnitine supplementation. Inher. Metab. Disea. Rep. 20: 103-111.
  • Thomsen, JA., Lund, AM., Olesen, JH, Mohr, M., and Rasmussen, J. (2015). Is L-carnitine supplementation beneficial in 3-methylcrotonyl-CoA carboxylase deficiency. Inher. Metab. Disea. 21:79-88.
  • Krustrup, P., and Mohr, M. (2015). Physical demands in competitive Frisbee Ultimate. Strength Cond. Res. 29(12):3386-91.
  • Krustrup, P., Bradley, P.S., Christensen, J.F., Castagna, C., Jackman, S., Connolly, L., Randers, M.B., Mohr, M., and Bangsbo, J. (2015). The physiological response to the Yo-Yo IE2 test for untrained individuals and trained male footballers. Med Sci Sport Exerc, 47:100-8.
  • Marriott, M., Krustrup, P., and Mohr, M. (2015). Previous arm exercise impairs intermittent running performance – effects of caffeine and sodium bicarbonate supplementation. Int. Soc. Sports Nutri. 27;12:13. doi: 10.1186/s12970-015-0075-x. eCollection 2015.
  • Pettersen, SA., Krustrup, P., Bendiksen, M., Randers, MB., Bangsbo, J., Yin, Y., and Mohr, M. (2014). Effects of caffeine intake on match performance in soccer. Sport Sci. 32(20):1958-1965.
  • Mohr, M., and Iaia, F.M. (2014). Physiological Basis of Fatigue Resistance Training in Competitive Football. Sports Sci. Ex. 27:1-9.
  • Scott, S., Connolly, L., Mohr, M., Ermidis, G., Julian, R., Yousefian, F., Jackman, S.R., Fulford, J., Knapp, K., and Krustrup, P. (2014). Activity profile and acute physiological response to small- and medium-volume football training in untrained premenopausal women. Mov. Sci.
  • Girard, O., Nybo, L., Mohr, M., and Racinais, S. (2014). Plantar flexor neuromuscular adjustment following football match-play in hot and cool condition. J. Med. Sci. Sports. 25(Supple 1):154-163.
  • Connolly, L., Mohr, M., Scott, S., Ermidis, G., Julian, R., Bangsbo, J., Junge, A., Dvorak, J., Jackman, S., Bowtell, J., Knapp, K., Krustrup, P., and Fulford, J. (2014). Effects of small-volume football and whole-body vibration training on body composition and cardiovascular health markers for sedentary premenopausal women. Sport Health Sci. 1-9.
  • Mohr, M., Lindenskov, A., Holm, P.M., Nielsen, H.P., Mortensen, J., Weihe, P., and Krustrup, P. (2014). Football training improves cardiovascular health profile in sedentary premenopausal hypertensive women. J. Med. Sci. Sports. Suppl. 1:36-42.
  • Mohr, M., Nordsborg, N.B., Lindenskov, A., Steinholm, H., Nielsen, H.P., Mortensen, J., Weihe, P., and Krustrup, P. (2014). High-intensity intermittent swimming improves cardiovascular health status for women with mild hypertension. Res. Int. 2014:728289.
  • Bradley, P.S., Dellal A., Mohr, M., and Wilkie, A. (2014). Gender differences in match performance characterists of elite soccer player competing the the UEFA Champions League. Mov. Sci. 33:159-71. 
  • Bradley, PS., Bendiksen, M., Dellal, A., Mohr, M., Wilkie, A., Datson, N., Bangsbo, J., and Krustrup, P. (2014). The Application of Sub-Maximal and Maximal Versions of the Yo-Yo Intermittent Endurance Test to Elite Female Soccer Populations. Scand J. Med. Sci. Sports. 24(1):43-54.
  • Mohr M. and Krustrup P. (2014). Yo-Yo Intermittent Recovery performance in an entire league during a full competitive season. Sports Sci. 32(4):315-27.
  • Bendiksen, M., Pettersen, SA., Ingebretsen, J., Randers, MB., Brito, J., Mohr, M., Bangsbo, J., and Krustrup, P. (2013). Application of the Copenhagen Soccer Test in elite women players – physiological response and sprint performance. Mov. Sci. 32(6):1430-1442.
  • Wylie, L.J., Mohr, M., Krustrup, P., Jackman, S.R., Ermιdis, G., Kelly, J., Black, M.I., Bailey. S.J., Vanhatalo, A., and Jones, A.M. (2013). Dietary nitrate supplementation improves team sports specific intense intermittent exercise performance. J. Appl. Physiol., 113(7):1673-84.
  • Jackman, S., Scott, S., Randers, MB. Orntoft, C., Blackwell, J., Helge, EW., Mohr, M., and Krustrup, P. (2013). Musculoskeletal health profile for elite female footballers vs. untrained young women. Sport Sci., 32(13):1468-1474.
  • Bradley, PS., Carling, C., Gomez Diaz, A., Hood, P., Barnes, C., Ade, J., Boddy, M., Krustrup, P., and Mohr, M. (2013). Match Performance and Physical Capacity of Players in the Top Three Competitive Standards of English Soccer. Mov. Sci. 32(4):808-821.
  • Jensen, P., Krustrup, P., and Mohr, M. (2013) Physiological response and fatigue patterns during a simulated trampoline competition. Sport Sci., 23 July 2013 [epub ahead of print].
  • Nybo, L., Girrard, O., Mohr, M., Grantham, J., and Racinais, S. (2012). Recovery, muscle glycogen utilization and resyntesis durring and after a soccer game – effect of severe heat stress. Sci. Sport Exerc., 45(5):860-8.
  • Racinais, S., Mohr, M., Bucheit, M., Voss, S., Gaoua, N., Grantham, J., and Nybo, L. (2012). Individual responses to short-term heat acclimatization as predictors of football performance in hot environment. J. Sports. Med.; 46(11):810-5.
  • Mohr, M., , Nybo, L., Grantham, J., and Racinais, S. (2012). Physiological responses and physical performance during football in the heat. PLoS One 2012;7(6):e39202.
  • Bendiksen M., Bischoff R., Randers MB., Mohr M., Rollo I., Suetta C, Nielsen JJ., Bangsbo J., and Krustrup P (2012). The Copenhagen Soccer Test: Physiological Responses and Fatigue Development. Sci. Sport. Exerc., 44(8):1595-603.
  • Mohr, M. and Krustrup, P. (2012). Heat stress impairs repeated jumping ability in Champion League games. Strength. Cond. Res., 27(3):683-9.
  • Mohr, M., Nielsen, JJ., and Bangsbo, J. (2011). Caffeine intake improves intense intermittent exercise performance and reduces muscle interstitial potassium. Appl. Physiol. 111(5):1372-1379.
  • Buchheit, M., Voss, S., Nybo, L., Mohr, M., and Racinais, S. (2011). Monitoring adaptations to soccer training in the heat via heart rate and heart rate variability. J. Med. Sci. Sport 21(6):477-485.
  • Bradley, P., Mohr, M., Bendiksen, M., Randers, MB., Flindt, M., Barnes, C., Hood, P., Andersen, JL., Di Mascio, M., Bangsbo, J., and Krustrup, P. (2011). Sub-maximal and maximal Yo-Yo intermittent endurance test level 2 (Yo-Yo IE2): Heart rate response, reproducibility and application in elite soccer. J. Appl. Physio. 111(969-978).
  • Krustrup, P., Aagaard, P., Nybo L., Pedersen, J., Mohr M., and Bangsbo, J. (2010). Recreational soccer is a health promoting activity – a topical review. J. Med. Sci. Sport 42(1):1-13.
  • Nybo, L., Sundstrup, E., Jakobsen, MD., Mohr, M., Hornstrup, T., Simonsen, L., Bulow, J., Randers, MB., Nielsen, JJ., Aagaard, P., and Kurstrup, P. (2010). High intensity training versus traditional exercise interventions for promoting health. Sci. Sport Exerc. 42(10):1951-8.
  • Bangsbo, J., Nielsen, JJ., Mohr, M., Randers, MB., Krustrup BR., Brito, J., Nybo, L., and Krustrup, P. (2010). Performance enhancements and muscular adaptations of a 16-week recreational football intervention for untrained women. J. Med. Sci. Sport 20(1):24-30.
  • Randers, MB, Mujika, I., Bischoff, R., Hewitt, A., Solano, R., Petrole, E., Krustrup, P., and Mohr, M. (2010). Application of four different football match analyzing systems – a comparative study. Sport Sci. 28(2):171-182.
  • Mohr M., Mujika I., Randers, MB., Bischoff R., Hewitt A., Solano R., Petrole E., and Krustrup P. (2010). Examination of fatigue development in elite soccer in a hot environment – a multi-experimental approach. J. Med. Sci. Sport 20(3):125-132.
  • Krustrup, P., Zebis M., Jensen, JM., and Mohr, M. (2010). Game-induced fatigue patterns in elite female soccer. Strength Cond. Res. 24(2):437-441.
  • Andersson, Randers, MB., H., Krustrup P., and Mohr, M. (2010). Elite female soccer players perform more high intensity running when playing in international games compared with domestic league games. Strength Cond. Res. 24(4):912-919.
  • Palomero J., Broome C., Rasmussen P., Mohr M., Nielsen B., Nybo L., McArdle A., and Drust B. (2008). HSF1 activation in human muscles following a demanding exercise protocol: attenuation by hyperthemic conditions. Acta Physiol. (Oxf). 193(1):79-88.
  • Mohr M., Krustrup P., Andersson, H., Kirkendall D., and Bangsbo J. (2008). Match activities of elite female soccer players at different performance levels. Strength Cond. Res. 22(2):341-349.
  • Mohr M., Krustrup P., Nielsen J.J, Nybo L., Rasmussen M.K., Juel C., and Bangsbo J. (2007). Effect of two different intense training regimes on skeletal muscle ion transport systems and fatigue development. Am J. Physiol. Regul. Interg. Comp. Physiol. 292:R1594-R1602.
  • Mohr M., Krustrup P., Nielsen J.J, Nybo L., Rasmussen M.K., Juel C., and Bangsbo J. (2007). Reply to Bishop and Schneiker. J. Physiol. Regul. Interg. Comp. Physiol. 293:R1460.
  • Bangsbo J., Mohr M., Poulsen A., Jorge Perez-Gomez, and Krustrup, P.(2006). Training and testing the elite athlete. Exerc. Sci. Fit. 4(1):1-14.
  • Bangsbo J., Mohr M., and Krustrup P. (2006). Physical and metabolic demands of training and match-play in the elite football player. Sport Sci. 24(7):665-674.
  • Krustrup P., Mohr M., Nybo L., Jensen JM., Nielsen JJ., and Bangsbo J. (2006). The Yo-Yo IR2 test: physiological response, reliability, and application to elite soccer. Sci. Sport. Exerc. 38(9):1666-1673.
  • Ferguson R., Krustrup P., Kjær M., Mohr M., Ball, D., and Bangsbo J. (2006). Effect of temperature on skeletal muscle energy turnover during dynamic knee-extensor in humans. Appl. Physiol. 101(1):47-52.
  • Krustrup P., Mohr M., Steensberg A., Bencke J., Kjær M., and Bangsbo, J. (2006). Muscle and blood metabolites during a soccer game: implications for sprint performance. Sci. Sport Exerc. 38(6):1165-1171.
  • Mohr M., Rasmussen P., Drust B., Nielsen B., and Nybo L. (2006) Environmental heat stress, hyperammonemia and nucleotide metabolism during intermittent exercise. J. Appl. Physiol. 97(1)89-95.
  • Krustrup P., Mohr M., Ellingsgaard, H. and Bangsbo J. (2005). Physical demands during an elite female soccer game: importance training status. Sci. Sport Exerc. 37(7):1242-1208.
  • Mohr M., Krustrup P., and Bangsbo J. (2005). Fatigue in soccer – a brief review. Sport Sci. 23(6):593-599.
  • Drust B, Rasmussen P, Mohr M, Nielsen B, Nybo L. (2005). Elevations in core and muscle temperature impairs repeated sprint performance. Acta Physiol. Scand. 183(2):181-90.
  • Krustrup P, Soderlund K, Mohr M, Gonzalez-Alonso J, Bangsbo J. (2004). Recruitment of fibre types and quadriceps muscle portions during repeated, intense knee-extensor exercise in humans. Pflugers Arch. 449(1):56-65.
  • Krustrup P, Soderlund K, Mohr M, Bangsbo J. (2004). Slow-twitch fiber glycogen depletion elevates moderate-exercise fast-twitch fiber activity and O2 uptake. Sci. Sport Exerc.36(6):973-82.
  • Mohr M, Krustrup P, Nybo L, Nielsen JJ, Bangsbo J. (2004). Muscle temperature and sprint performance during soccer matches--beneficial effect of re-warm-up at half-time. J. Med. Sci. Sport.14(3):156-62.
  • Mohr M, Nordsborg N, Nielsen JJ, Pedersen LD, Fischer C, Krustrup P, Bangsbo J. (2004). Potassium kinetics in human muscle interstitium during repeated intense exercise in relation to fatigue. Pflugers Arch. 448(4):452-6.
  • Krustrup P, Soderlund K, Mohr M, Bangsbo J. (2004). The slow component of oxygen uptake during intense, sub-maximal exercise in man is associated with additional fibre recruitment. Pflugers Arch. 447(6):855-66.
  • Nielsen JJ, Mohr M, Klarskov C, Kristensen M, Krustrup P, Juel C, Bangsbo J. (2004). Effects of high-intensity intermittent training on potassium kinetics and performance in human skeletal muscle. J Physiol. 554(Pt 3):857-70.
  • Juel C, Klarskov C, Nielsen JJ, Krustrup P, Mohr M, Bangsbo J. (2004). Effect of high-intensity intermittent training on lactate and H+ release from human skeletal muscle. J. Physiol. Endocr. Metab. 286(2):E245-51.
  • Mohr M, Krustrup P, Bangsbo J. (2003). Match performance of high-standard soccer players with special reference to development of fatigue. Sports Sci. 21(7):519-28.
  • Nordsborg N, Mohr M, Pedersen LD, Nielsen JJ, Langberg H, Bangsbo J. (2003). Muscle interstitial potassium kinetics during intense exhaustive exercise: effect of previous arm exercise. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. 285(1):R143-8.
  • Krustrup P, Mohr M, Amstrup T, Rysgaard T, Johansen J, Steensberg A, Pedersen PK, Bangsbo J. (2003). The yo-yo intermittent recovery test: physiological response, reliability, and validity. Sci. Sport Exerc. 35(4):697-705.
  • Krustrup P, Mohr M, Bangsbo J. (2002). Activity profile and physiological demands of top-class soccer assistant refereeing in relation to training status. Sports Sci. (11):861-71.


Personal data

Born in 1973.

Magni Mohr is currently Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of the Faroe Islands.

  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology, University of Copenhagen, 1998
  • Master of Science in Human Physiology, University of Copenhagen, 2001
  • PhD. in Human Physiology, Department of Exercise and Sports Sciences, Section of Human Physiology, University of Copenhagen, 2008
  • Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Faroe Islands, since August 2017
  • Professor in Exercise Physiology at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Faroe Islands, since February 2019
  • Head of the Centre of Health Sciences, University of the Faroe Islands, August 2016 - April 2019
  • Visiting Professor at the SDU Sport and Health Sciences Cluster (SHSC), University of Southern Denmark, since February 2019
  • Associate professor at Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Faroe Islands, August 2014 - February 2019
  • Associate professor at the SDU Sport and Health Sciences Cluster (SHSC), University of Southern Denmark, November 2017 – February 2019
  • Associate professor at Centre for Health and Human Performance, Department of Food and Nutrition, and Sport Science, University of Gothenburg, 2013-2018
  • Senior Research Fellow, Sport and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, 2011-2014
  • Assistant professor at Department of Exercise and Sports Sciences, Section of Human Physiology, University of Copenhagen, 2005-2009
  • Researcher (external) Department of Exercise and Sports Sciences, Section of Human Physiology, University of Copenhagen, 2005-2006, 2009-2011
  • Research and Teaching Assistant at Department of Exercise and Sports Sciences, Section of Human Physiology, University of Copenhagen, 1999-2004

During the last 15 years Magni has held more than 150 keynote presentations and invited speaker talks at international scientific conferences around the world. He has given several talks at conferences, meetings and seminars in the scientific and the public environment.

Administrative responsibilities

Magni has gained extensive administrative experience in his roles as Dean of the Faculty and Head of the Centre of Health Sciences. He has served as  the Director of the Faroese Board of Public Health since 2016, and has a leading and senior role on several large research projects.

Research grants

Magni has obtained large research grants from international funding bodies since 2005. During the last five years he has obtained grants as principal investigator or co-applicant for approximately 2.5 million euros.

Magni has been active in communicating his research to the public through talks, interviews, popular science articles, seminars, public conferences, webinars etc. during nearly two decades, and has received the Faroese prize for public research presentation in 2018. In addition to this, he has won several international prizes for his research.

Magni is a former competitive football players and has worked for several large international football teams including Danish FC Brøndby, Italian Juventus FC, English Chelsea FC, Italian AC Milan, Chinese Shenzhen FC and Spanish Deportivo La Coruna, as well as the Danish and Cameroon National Teams. He is also a UEFA and FIFA instructor and teaches in pro-licence courses around the world.