Tórur Sjúrðarson
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Teaching lecturer, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Faroe Islands

 

Research interests

His primary research activities are related to inter-individual differences in human physiology. A central theme in his research is the interaction between genes, medicine, environment and physiology. The overaching aim is to unravel the impact of heritage on human adaptability to exercise training and regulation of physiological processes as well as the the implication of numerous pharmacological treatments on cardiovascular and muscular adaptations to exercise training.

General health effects of exercise training is another central theme. Exercise as prevention and treatment of lifestyle diseases - Exercise as Medicine concept. Physical activity and public health.

Tórur has successfully coordinated two highly demanding and comprehensive exercise training studies including both healthy (n=52) and diseased (n=169) individuals. Both studies included comprehensive state-of-the-art physiological measurements of training-sensitive physiological variables.

 

 

Teaching

Tórur has planned, organised and taught courses at Bachelor and Master level at the University of the Faroe Islands. His teaching includes several topics related to Exercise and Sports Sciences including acute exercise, exercise training, physiology, anatomy and statistics. In particular, cell metabolism, skeletal muscle, cardiovascular physiology, the nervous system and the health-beneficial effects of consistent exercise training constitute his main teaching topics.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Integrative Physiology - Impact of angiotensin converting enzyme activity on exercise training sensitivity, Deildin fyri heilsu- og sjúkrarøktarvísindi - Faculty of Health Sciences

1 Sept 202021 Dec 2022

Award Date: 31 Mar 2023

PhD, Integrative physiology - Impact of angiotensin converting enzyme activity on exercise training sensitivity, PhD School of Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

1 Sept 202021 Dec 2022

Award Date: 31 Mar 2023

Master, Human Physiology , Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports (NEXS), University of Copenhagen, Denmark

1 Sept 201625 Mar 2019

Award Date: 25 Mar 2019

Bachelor, Exercise and Sports Sciences, Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports (NEXS), University of Copenhagen, Denmark

1 Sept 201313 Jul 2016

Award Date: 13 Jul 2016

External positions

Fitness coach, U21 national football team of the Faroe Islands

2023 → …

Strength and conditioning coach U15 and U17, FC Tórshavn, B36

20212022

Fitness and nutrition consultant, FC Tórshavn, B36

20212022

PhD Student, Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports (NEXS), University of Copenhagen, Denmark

1 Sept 202021 Dec 2022

Research Assistant, Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports (NEXS), University of Copenhagen, Denmark

20192020

Project co-ordinator, Faroese Board of Public Health

20192020

Keywords

  • QP Physiology
  • Health
  • Inter-individual differences
  • Performance
  • Pharmacology
  • Genetics
  • QM Human anatomy

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