Faculty Member

Eleanor Boyle PhD

Email Address(es)
Office Phone
45 6550 3488
Office Address
Idraet og Biomekanik Campusvej 55, Campusvej 013-110-2 Odense M, Denmark 5230
University of Southern Denmark
Epidemiology Division
Assistant Professor
SGS Status
Associate Member
Appointment Status
Status Only

Education & Training History

Doctoral degree, University of Toronto

Master’s degree, The University of Western Ontario

Bachelor’s degree, University of Toronto

Other Affiliations

Associate Professor, Institute of Sports Sceince and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark

Professional Summary & Appointments

Task force member, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: an update of the WHO Collaborating Centre Task Force Findings

Representative Publications

Choi SKY, Boyle E, Cairney J, Gardner S, Collins EJ, Bacon J and Rourke SB. (2016) Ontario HIV treatment network cohort study: Adequacy of Mental Health Services for HIV-positive patients with depression. PLoS ONE. 11: e0156652 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156652 10.1371/journal.pone.0156652. eCollection 2016.

Dalager T, Justesen JB, Murray M, Boyle E, and Sjøgaard G. (2016) Implementing intelligent physical exercise training at the workplace: Health effects among office workers: A randomized controlled trial.  European Journal of Applied Physiology 116:1433-42 DOI: 10.1007/s00421-016-3397-8 10.1007/s00421-016-3397-8. Epub 2016 May 28.

Myburgh C, Boyle E, Larsen JB and Christensen HW. Danish chiropractic practice: a glimpse into current health care encounters using a consumer’s lens. Accepted in Chiropractic and Manual Therapy

Aartun E, Boyle E, Hartvigsen J, Ferreira P, Maher C, Ferreira M and Hestbæk L. The most physically active Danish adolescents are at increased risk for developing spinal pain: A two-year prospective cohort study. Accepted in BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine

Boyle E, Cassidy JD, Côté P, Carroll L. (2016)Traffic insurance claim closure: Is it a valid proxy measure for self-reported recovery in a population-based cohort of traffic injury claimants?  Disability and Rehabilitation. DOI: 10.3109/09638288.2016.1170211

Johansson MS, Stochkendahl MJ, Hartvigsen J, Boyle E, Cassidy JD. (2016) A systematic review of mid-back pain in the general population. European Spine Journal DOI:10.1002/ejp.884 10.1002/ejp.884

Jacobs CL, Cassidy JD, Côté P , Boyle E, Ramel E, Ammendolia C, Hartvigsen J and Schwartz I. (2016) Musculoskeletal injury in professional dancers: Prevalence and associated factors. An international cross-sectional study. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. DOI:10.1097/JSM.0000000000000314

Kjær P, Tunset A, Boyle E, and Secher T. (2016) Progression of lumbar disc herniations over an eight-year period in a group of adult Danes from the general population – A longitudinal MRI study using quantitative measures. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 17:26 DOI: 10.1186/s12891-016-0865-6

Skillgate E, Côté P, Cassidy JD, Boyle E, Carroll L, and Holm LW. (2016) The effect of early intensive care on recovery from whiplash associated disorders – results of a population based cohort study.  Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2016:97:739-46.

Murray M, Lange B, Chreiteh SS, Olsen HB, Nornberg BR, Boyle E, Søgaard K and Sjogaard G (2016) Neck and shoulder muscle activity and posture among helicopter pilots and crew- members during military helicopter flight. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 27:10-17

Stupar M, Côté P, Beaton D, Boyle E and Cassidy JD (2015). A test-retest reliability study of the whiplash disability questionnaire in patients with acute whiplash-associated disorders. Journal of Manipulative Physiology and Therapies. Nov 10. Pii: S0161-4754(15)00181-5. Doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2015.10.003.

Choi SKY, Boyle E, Burchell AN, Gardner S, Collins E, Grootendorst P, Rourke SB and OHTN Cohort Study Group (2015). Validation of Six Short and Ultra-short Screening Instruments for Depression for People Living with HIV in Ontario: Results from the Ontario HIV Treatment Network Cohort Study. PLoS ONE 10(11): e0142706. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0142706.

Stupar M, Côté P, Beaton D, Boyle E and Cassidy JD (2015). Construct validity of the whiplash disability questionnaire in adults with acute whiplash-associated disorders. Spine Journal Nov 1;15(11):2369-77. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee. 2015.07.006. Epub 2015 Jul 10.

Årtun E, Hartvigsen J, Boyle E, and Hestbæk L (2015). No associations between objectively measured physical activity and spinal pain in 11-15 year old Danes. European Journal of Pain, Jun 29. doi: 10.1002/ejp.746. 20(3): 447-457.

Burich R, Teljigovic S, Boyle E, Sjøgaard G (2015). Effect of aerobic and strength training compared to aerobic training alone on aerobic capacity in elderly: a randomized controlled trial. European Journal of Sports Science 15(8)773-783.

Myburgh C, Boyle E, Lauridsen HH, Hestbæk L and Kongsted A (2015). Self-appraised recovery status among Danes with low back problems? An explorative and comparative qualitative investigation. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine Jul 1. doi: 10.2340/16501977-1987.

Dalager T, Bredahl TVG, Pedersen MT, Boyle E, Andersen LL and Sjøgaard G (2015). Does training frequency and supervision affect compliance, performance and muscular health? A cluster randomized controlled trial. Manual Therapy Feb 28. pii: S1356-689X(15)00023-5. doi: 10.1016/j.math.2015.01.016.

Johansson MS, Boyle E, Hartvigsen J, Jensen Stochkendahl M and Cassidy JD (2015). A population-based, incidence cohort study of mid-back pain after traffic collisions: Factors associated with global recovery. European Journal of Pain 10, 1002/ejp. 681.

Sohrbeck-Nøhr O, Kristensen JH, Boyle E, Remvig L and Juul-Kristensen B. (2014). Generalized joint hypermobility in childhood is a possible risk for the development of joint pain in adolescence: a cohort study. BMC Pediatrics 14:302.

Mieritz RM, Hartvigsen J, Boyle E, Jakobsen MD, Aagaard P and Bronfort G. (2014). Lumbar motion changes in chronic low back pain patients. Spine Journal March 6. Pii:S1529-9430(14)00239-3.

Hartvigsen J, Boyle E, Cassidy JD and Carroll LJ. (2014) Mild traumatic brain injury after motor vehicle collisions: What are the symptoms and who treats them? A population-based 1-year inception cohort study. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 95(3S): S286-S290.

Cassidy JD, Boyle E, Carroll LJ (2014). Population-based inception cohort study of the incidence, course and prognosis of mild traumatic brain injury after motor vehicle collisions. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 95(3S):S278-S285.

Boussard CN, Holm LW, Cancelliere C, Godbold AK, Boyle E, Stålnacke BM, Hincapié CA, Cassidy JD, and Borg J (2014). Nonsurgical interventions after mild traumatic brain injury: A systematic review. Results of the international collaboration on mild traumatic brain injury prognosis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 95(3S): S257-S264.

Godbold AK, Cancelliere C, Hincapié CA, Marras C, Boyle E, Kristman VL, Coronado VG, Cassidy JD. (2014) Systematic review of the risk of dementia and chronic cognitive impairment after mild traumatic brain injury: Results of the international collaboration on mild traumatic brain injury prognosis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 95(3S):S245-256.

Boyle E, Cancelliere C, Hartvigsen J, Carroll LJ, Holm LW and Cassidy JD. (2014) Systematic review of prognosis after mild traumatic brain injury in the military: Results of the international collaboration on mild traumatic brain injury prognosis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 95(3S): S230-S237.

Cancelliere C, Kristman VL, Cassidy JD, Hincapié CA, Côté P, Boyle E, Carroll LJ, Stålnacke BM, Nygren-de Boussard C, Borg J. (2014) Systematic review of return to work after mild traumatic brain injury: Results of the International Collaboration on mild traumatic brain injury prognosis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 95(3S):S201-S209. PMID:24581906

Christiansen LB, Toftager M, Boyle E, Kristensen PL, and Troelsen J. (2013). Effect of a school environment intervention on adolescent adiposity and physical fitness. Scamdanavian Journal of Medicine, Science and Sports. Dec;23(6)e381-9 PMID:23730899

Toftager M, Kristensen PL, Oliver M, Duncan S, Christiansen LB, Boyle E, Brønd JC, and Trolesen J. (2013). Accelerometer data reduction in adolescents: effects on sample retention and bias. International Journal of Behavior Nutrition and Physical Activity December 23;10:140 PMID:2435948

Bohman T, Côté P, Boyle E, Cassidy JD, Carroll LJ and Skillgate E “Prognosis of patients with whiplash-associated disorders consulting physiotherapy: development of a predictive model for recovery. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012; Dec 29;13:264

Cancelliere C, Cassidy JD, Côté P, Hincapié CA, Hartvigsen J, Carroll LJ, Marras C, Boyle E, Kristman V, Hung R, Stålnacke BM, Rumney P, Coronado V, Holm LW, Borg J, Nygren-de Boussard C, af Geijerstam Jl and Keightley M. Protocol for a systematic review of prognosis after mild traumatic brain injury: an update of the WHO Collaborating Centre Task Force findings. Systematic Reviews Feb 23;1(1):17. doi: 10.1186/2046-4053-1-17

Hui F, Glazier RH, Boyle E, Vayda E. A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Multifaceted Integrated Complementary-Alternative Therapy for Chronic Herpes Zoster-Related Pain. Alternative Review of Medicine. 2012; Mar;17(1):57-68

Keller A, Boyle E, Skog TA, JD Cassidy, and Bautz-Holter E (2011) “Are modic changes prognostic for recovery in a cohort of patients with non-specific low back pain?” European Spine Journal Epublished August 12, 2011.

van der Velde G, Côté P, Bayoumi AM, Cassidy JD, Boyle E, Shearer HM, Stupar M, Jacobs C, Ammendolia C, Carette S and van Tulder M (2011) “Protocol for an economic evaluation alongside the University Health Network Whiplash Intervention Trial: Cost-effectiveness of education and activation, a rehabilitation program and the legislated standard of care for acute whiplash injury in Ontario” BMC Public Health. July 27;594.

Choi S, Boyle E, Côté P, Cassidy JD. (2011) “A Population-based case series of Ontario patients who develop a vertebrobasilar artery stroke after seeing a chiropractor.” Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. 2011. 34: 15-22.

O’Shea FD, Boyle E, Salonen DC, Ammendolia C, Peterson C, Hsu W and Inman RD. (2010) “Inflammatory and Degenerative Sacroiliac Joint Disease in a Primary Back Pain Cohort”. Arthritis Care and Research. 2010;62(4):447-454.

Ngo T, Stupar M, Côté P, Boyle E and Shearer H. (2010) “A Study of the Test-retest Reliability of the Self-perceived General Recovery and Self-perceived Change in Neck Pain Questions in Patients with Recent Whiplash-Associated Disorders” European Spine Journal. 2010. 19:957-62.

Ammendolia C, Cassidy D, Steenstra I, Soklaridis S, Boyle E, Eng S, Howard H, Bhupinder B, Côté P. (2009) “Designing a workplace return-to-work program for occupational low back pain: an intervention mapping approach” BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2009 Jun 9;10:65

O’Shea Finbar, Boyle Eleanor, Riarh Reena, Tse Shirley M, Laxer Ronald M and Inman Robert D (2009) “Comparison of Clinical and Radiographic Severity of Juvenile-Onset versus Adult-Onset Ankylosing Spondylitis”. Annuals of Rheumatology and Diseases 68(9):1407-12.