Stephan Kopinski

PhD-Thesis:

The Neuromuscular Efficiency of Lower Back Muscles in Low Back Pain

01/2017 – Thesis published read more –>

12/2016 – Thesis defended

02/2016 – Thesis submitted

Supervisors:

Prof. Frank Mayer M.D.
Dr. phil. Steffen Müller

 

Scientific Curriculum Vitae

Year Function and facility
Since 10/2016 Research associate, Master program “Empirische Kindheitsforschung”, University of Potsdam, Germany read more –>
05/2015-12/2016 Research associate, Research Group “Diversity and Inclusion (FGHI)”, University of Potsdam, Germany read more –>
02/2013-05/2015 Research assistant, University Outpatient Clinic, University of Potsdam, Germany
10/2010-12/2016 M.Sc./Ph.D. student “Clinical Exercise Science” (CES), Department Sports and Health Sciences, University of Potsdam, Germany
10/2007-09/2010 B.A. student “Sports Therapy and Prevention”, Department Sports and Health Sciences, University of Potsdam, Germany

Education

Ph.D., Clinical Exercise Science, University of Potsdam, Germany, 2016
The Neuromuscular Efficiency of Lower Back Muscles in Low Back Pain
M.Sc., Clinical Exercise Science, University of Potsdam, Germany, 2016
Ultrasound Applied to Subcutaneous Fat Tissue Measurements in International Elite Canoeists
B.A., Sports Therapy and Prevention, University of Potsdam, Germany, 2010
[Intra-observer Variability of Cardiac Wall Motion Analysis by Echocardiographic 3D Speckle Tracking in Elite Athletes with and without an Athlete’s Heart]

 

Original Articles (peer reviewed)

Kopinski, S., Engel, T., Cassel, M., Fröhlich, K., Mayer, F., Carlsohn, A. (2015). Ultrasound applied to subcutaneous fat tissue measurements in international elite canoeists. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 36(14), 1134-1141. read more –>
Silveira R.D.S., Kopinski S., Mayer, F., Carlsohn, A. (2016). Influence of high vs. low carbohydrate ingestion on substrate oxidation patterns of males and females during running bouts at the individual anaerobic threshold. Gavin Journal of Food and Nutritional Science, 2016: 6-13. read more –>
Müller J, Engel T, Müller S, Kopinski S, Baur H, Mayer F. Neuromuscular response of the trunk to sudden gait disturbances: forward vs. backward perturbation. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 2016;30:168–176. read more –>
Risch, L., Cassel, M., Messerschmidt, J., Intziegianni, K., Fröhlich, K., Kopinski, S., Mayer, F. (2016). Is sonographic assessment of intratendinous blood flow in Achilles tendinopathy patients reliable? Ultrasound International Open, 02(01): E13-E18. read more –>

Conference Abstracts (peer reviewed)

2016
Kopinski, S., Wolter, M., Engel, T., Müller, S., Mayer, F. (2016). Neuromuscular efficiency of trunk muscles is decreased during an acute pain episode in low back pain patients. The XXI Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology – ISEK Conference, Chicago, USA. Book of Proceedings, 165. read more –>
Czapka, S., Kopinski, S., Klassert, A., Festman, J. (2016). [The influence of motor and cognitive control on reading and writing]. The 4th Conference of the Society for Empirical Educational Research – GEBF 2016, Berlin, Germany. Conference Proceeding, 98-99. read more –>
Engel, T., Mueller, J., Kopinski, S., Intziegianni, K., Reschke, A., Mueller, S., Mayer, F. (2016). Muscular reflex responses of trunk and lower limb muscles following unexpected gait perturbations in people with and without back pain. The XXI Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology – ISEK Conference, Chicago, USA. Book of Proceedings, 173. read more –>
Fliesser, M., Gerth, S., Klassert, A., Kopinski, S., Brenner, G., Festman, J. (2016). The influence of motor abilities on early handwriting. Special Interest Group of the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction (EARLI) – SIG Writing Conference, Liverpool, UK. Book of abstracts. read more –>
Fliesser, M., Brenner, G., Klassert, A., Müller, S., Wochatz, M., Gerth, S., Kopinski, S., Festman, J. (2016). [The roles of various motor abilities in the acquisition of early handwriting skills]. The 4th Conference of the Society for Empirical Educational Research – GEBF 2016, Berlin, Germany. Conference Proceeding, 97. read more –>
2015
Kopinski, S., Engel, T., Lawrence, J. B., Müller, J., Mayer, F. (2015). Maximum trunk muscle activation during different contraction modes in healthy subjects. The 25th Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics – ISB Conference, Glasgow, UK. Conference Proceeding, 1477-1478. read more –>
Risch, L., Kopinski, S., Wochatz, M., Wolter, M., Müller, S., Mayer, F. (2015). Gender comparison of antagonistic muscle activity during isokinetic trunk extension. The 25th Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics – ISB Conference, Glasgow, UK. Conference Proceeding, 2122-2123.  read more –>
Wolter, M., Kopinski, S., Wochatz, M., Müller, S., Mayer, F. (2015). Effect of EMG Normalization on side differences of erector spinae muscle activity during isokinetic trunk extension. The 25th Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics – ISB Conference, Glasgow, UK. Conference Proceeding, 1490-1491.  read more –>
Risch, L., Kopinski, S., Cassel, M., Mayer, F. (2015). Acute effect of exercise on blood flow in asymptomatic Achilles tendons examined with Doppler ultrasound. 9th EFSMA European Congress of Sports Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium. European Journal of Sports Medicine 3(1), 55. read more –>
De Souza Silveira, R., Kopinski, S., Mayer, F., Carlsohn, A. (2015). Influence of pre-exercise carbohydrate ingestion on substrate oxidation patterns during running bouts with standardized intensity. 62th ACSM Meeting, San Diego, USA. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, Volume 47(5), 867-868. read more –>
Wochatz, M., Rabe, S., Wolter, M., Kopinski, S., Müller, S., Mayer, F. (2015). Inter-session reliability of scapular muscle activity during isokinetic testing of shoulder muscle flexion and extension in scapula plane. The 25th Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics – ISB Conference, Glasgow, UK. Conference Proceeding, 2126-2127. read more –>
Reschke, A., Müller, S., Wolter, M., Engel, T., Kopinski, S., Baur, H., Mayer, F. (2015). Reliability of ankle muscle activity in healthy and functional instable ankles during perturbed treadmill walking. The 25th Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics – ISB Conference, Glasgow, UK. Conference Proceeding, 1610-1611. read more –>
2014
Kopinski, S., Engel, T., Wochatz, M., Risch, L., Müller, S., Mayer, F. (2014). Überprüfung eines neuen isokinetischen Rumpfkraftsetups in der Lateralflexion. 45. Deutscher Sportärztekongress – DGSP Kongress, Köln. Deutsche Zeitschrift für Sportmedizin, 65(7-8), 220. read more –>
Kopinski, S., Wochatz, M., Wolter, M., Engel, T., Müller, S., Mayer, F (2014). Strength-innervation relationship of lower back muscles – a gender comparison. The XX Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology – ISEK Conference, Rome, Italy. Book of Proceedings, 323. read more –>
Kopinski, S., Engel, T., Cassel, M., Carlsohn, A., Mayer, F. (2014). Reliability of ultrasound measurements for subcutaneous adipose tissue in elite canoe athletes. 61th ACSM Meeting, Orlando, USA. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 46(5), 539-540. read more –>
Wolter, M., Kopinski, S., Wochatz, M., Müller, S., Mayer, F. (2014). EMG side differences of erector spinae during isokinetic trunk extension – a pilot study. The XX Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology – ISEK Conference, Rome, Italy. Book of Proceedings, 200. read more –>
Wochatz, M., Kopinski, S., Engel, T., Müller, S., Mayer, F. (2014). Flexion-extension ratio of trunk peak torque measures and antagonistic activity in males and females. 61th ACSM Meeting, Orlando, USA. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 46(5), 148. read more –>
Engel, T., Kopinski, S., Carlsohn, A., Cassel, M., Mayer, F. (2014). Correlation of sonographic subcutaneous adipose tissue measurements with air displacement plethysmography and calipermetry. 61th ACSM Meeting, Orlando, USA. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, Volume 46(5), 539-540. read more –>
Carlsohn, A., Pie, M., Heydenreich, J., Silveira, R., Kopinski, S., Mayer, F. (2014). Analyse von Mittagmahlzeiten an Eliteschulen des Sports im Vergleich mit Qualitätsstandards von DGE und DOSB. Proc Germ Nutr Soc, 19(38).
2013
Kopinski, S., Engel, T., Müller, S., Mayer, F. (2013). Torque-EMG relationship of lower back muscles – a pilot study. 60th ACSM Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, USA. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, Volume 45(5), 7-8. read more –>
Kopinski, S., Engel, T., Müller, S., Mayer, F. (2013). Reliability of postural control during stable and unstable situations in young athletes. 8th EFSMA European Congress of Sports Medicine, 6th Joint Meeting SFMES and SFTS French Society of exercise and sports medicine, French Society of Sport traumatology, at Strasburg, France. European Journal of Sports Medicine 1(1), 226. read more –>
Engel, T., Kopinski, S., Holzapfel, C., Müller, S., Mayer, F. (2013). Reliability of isokinetic trunk measurements with and without perturbation in young athletes. 8th EFSMA European Congress of Sports Medicine, 6th Joint Meeting SFMES and SFTS French Society of exercise and sports medicine, French Society of Sport traumatology, Strasburg, France. European Journal of Sports Medicine 1(1), 167. read more –>
Engel, T., Müller, J., Müller, S., Reschke, A., Kopinski, S., Mayer, F. (2013). Validity and reliability of a new customised split-belt treadmill provoking unexpected walking perturbations. 60th ACSM Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, USA. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 45(5), 462. read more –>
2012
Scharhag, J., Hotzkow, K., Kopinski, S., Barche, M., Mayer, F. (2012). Echocardiographic 3d speckle tracking values on cardiac wall motion in elite adult, adolescent and pediatric athletes. 59th ACSM Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 44(5), 241. read more –>
2011
Engel, T., Kopinski, S., Schüler, S., Carlsohn, A., Scharhag, J., Mayer, F., Scharhag-Rosenberger, F. (2011). Effects of four exercise tests on one day on blood parameters with and without plasma volume correction. 7th EFSMA – European Congress of Sports Medicine, 3rd Central European Congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Salzburg, Austria. Book of Abstracts, 144. read more –>