Kira Bloomquist

  • Ph.d., Forsker, Cand.scient.san, Fysioterapeut
  • Tilknyttet UCSF siden 2003
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Bloomquist K, Adamsen L, Hayes SC, Lillelund C, Andersen C, Christensen KB, Oturai P, Ejlertsen B, Tuxen MK, Møller T. Heavy-load resistance exercise during chemotherapy in physically inactive breast cancer survivors at risk for lymphedema: a randomized trial. Acta Oncol 2019;58(12):1667-75. doi: 10.1080/0284186X.2019.1643916.

Bloomquist K. Heavy resistance exercise in breast cancer survivors at risk for lymphedema [dissertation]. Copenhagen: The University Hospitals Centre for Health Research; 2018.

Bloomquist K. Tung styrketræning til patienter med brystkræft. Fysioterapeuten 2018;100(6):52-3.

Bloomquist K, Hayes SC. Active voice: do breast cancer survivors at risk for lymphedema need to avoid heavy lifting? Sports Medicine Bulletin; 2018 May 24. [cited 2018 Jul 31]. Available from:

Bloomquist K, Oturai P, Steele ML, Adamsen L, Møller T, Christensen KB, Ejlertsen B, Hayes SC. Heavy-load lifting: acute response in breast cancer survivors at risk for lymphedema. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2018;50(2):187-95.

Adamsen L, Andersen C, Bloomquist K, Lillelund C, Moeller T. Rethinking exercise identity: a qualitative study among sedentary [abstract]. Eur J Cancer 2017;72 Suppl 1:S166-7.

Adamsen L, Andersen C, Lillelund C, Bloomquist K, Møller T. Rethinking exercise identity: a qualitative study of physically inactive cancer patients' transforming process while undergoing chemotherapy. BMJ Open 2017;7(8):1-11.

Bloomquist K, Hayes S, Adamsen L, Møller T, Christensen KB, Ejlertsen B, Oturai P. A randomized cross-over trial to detect differences in arm volume after low- and heavy-load resistance exercise among patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer at risk for arm lymphedema: study protocol. BMC Cancer 2016 Jul 22;16:517.

Adamsen L, Andersen C, Lillelund C, Bloomquist K, Moeller T. A change in attitude towards exercise in sedentary cancer patients [abstract]. Support Care Cancer 2015;23 Suppl 1:S312.

Møller T, Lillelund C, Andersen C, Bloomquist K, Christensen KB, Ejlertsen B, Nørgaard L, Wiedenbein L, Oturai P, Breitenstein U, Adamsen L. The challenge of preserving cardiorespiratory fitness in physically inactive patients with colon or breast cancer during adjuvant chemotherapy: a randomised feasibility study. BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med 2015;1(1):e000021.

Bloomquist K, Karlsmark T, Christensen KB, Adamsen L. Heavy resistance training and lymphedema: prevalence of breast cancer-related lymphedema in participants of an exercise intervention utilizing heavy load resistance training. Acta Oncol 2014;53(2):216-25

Andersen C, Rørth M, Ejlertsen B, Stage M, Møller T, Midtgaard J, Quist M, Bloomquist K, Adamsen L. The effects of a six-week supervised multimodal exercise intervention during chemotherapy on cancer-related fatigue. Eur J Oncol Nurs 2013;17(3):331-9.

Bloomquist K. Exercise oncology: a strategy for improving cancer patients well-being during and after treatment [abstract]. In: The 36th Meeting of the Scandinavian Sarcoma Group, Helsinki, October 9-11, 2013. Helsinki: SSG; 2013. p. 34.

Bloomquist K. Fysisk træning øger ikke risikoen for lymfødem. DBObladet 2013;11(40):4-5.

Bloomquist K, Langberg H, Karlsen S, Madsgaard S, Boesen M, Raastad T. Effect of range of motion in heavy load squatting on muscle and tendon adaptations. Eur J Appl Physiol 2013;113(8):2133-42.

Møller T, Lillelund C, Andersen C, Ejlertsen B, Nørgaard L, Christensen KB, Vadstrup E, Diderichsen F, Hendriksen C, Bloomquist K, Adamsen L. At cancer diagnosis: a 'window of opportunity' for behavioural change towards physical activity: a randomised feasibility study in patients with colon and breast cancer. BMJ Open 2013;3(11):e003556. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003556.

Bloomquist K, Langberg H. Progessiv styrketræning øger ikke risiko for at udvikle lymfødem. Fysioterapeuten 2010:92(17):8-14.

Citationer, interviews, omtale

Nørbak B. Seje kvinder i samme båd har kurs mod Firenze. DBObladet 2018;17(54):7-11.