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Adam Grinberg

My research addresses sensorimotor function following an ACL injury. I am currently focusing on re-injury anxiety and associated brain activity (measured with electroencephalography [EEG]). 

Andre Nyberg
Andreas Hult

Researcher in Sports Medicine and Public Health with a special focus on how our lifestyle and more specifically our level of physical activity predicts our future health and risk of illness.

Andrew Strong
Anna Cronström
Anna Sondell
Annika Toots
Apostolos Theos
Birgit Enberg
Björn Bäckström
Britt-Marie Stålnacke
Börje Rehn

I work as a senior lecturer at the Physiotherapy Program, where I am also pedagogically responsible. 

Camilla Sandberg

I am an Associate Professor in Physiotherapy and work as a university lecturer at the Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, at the Physiotherapy Program.

Charlotte Häger

My research addresses human motor control, how the brain controls movements and how to understand different types of movements in normal conditions and after injury/disease to guide treatment.

Christer Malm

I represent the University in Sports Medicine and Precision Medicine for Exercise and Health. Research includes physical activity, performance, anti-doping and children's sports.

Christina Jacobsson
Daniel Jansson
Elin Granholm Valmari

Employed as a university lecturer at the Occupational Therapy Unit, but is also a doctoral student with the research area of 'Life balance among patrolling police officers'.

Emil Rapo

I am a PhD-student in occupational therapy and am writing my thesis on Social Prescribing

Emilia Emilsson
Emma Simonsson
Erik Frykholm
Eva Tengman
Evelina Sund
Gunilla Stenberg
Helena Andersson
Helena Grip

Hospital engineer, assoc. prof. in biomedical engineering and adjunct university lecturer. Research and development within medical technology and movement analysis.

Helena Lindgren

Researches and educates in the field where systems based on artificial intelligence (AI) need to collaborate with humans. Research spans basic research in AI to applications improving health.

Hugo Lövheim
Jana De Brandt
Jerry Öhlin

My present research concerns the association between heavy occupational physical activity, atrial fibrillation and stroke in construction workers.

Ji-Guo Yu
Johan Jakobsson
Johan Niklasson
Jonas Markström
Jonas Sandlund
Jonas Selling
Jonathan Bergman
Josefine Lampinen

Research project: Participation in everyday life and mental health among older people with dementia and effects of an intensive rehabilitation program

Kajsa Gilenstam

I teach exercise physiology at the bachelor and master's levels and I am also responsible for our master's programme.
Sex/gender in exercise physiology is my main area of interest in research.

 

Karin Wadell

In our research on the development and evaluation of e-health tools for people with lung disease, we use various AI solutions, such as feedback from reported physical activity or symptoms.

Lars Berglund
Li Junhong
Ludvig Backman

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Functional Anatomy

Marcel Ballin
Maria Berglind

I work as a study administrator for the subjects of History and Archaeolgy.

Maria Boström
Maria Lindström
Maria Strömbäck
Maria Wiklund
Marlene Sandlund
Mattias Hedlund
Michael Svensson

PhD, ass professor in Sports medicine. Teaching:exercise physiology, metabolism, and nutrition. Research:exercise-training, muscle biology, metabolism, nutrition, iron and metabolic syndrome.

Nina Lindelöf
Peter Nordström
Qingfan An

- PhD fellow within the Health CASCADE (Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020)

- Supervised by Karin Wadell, Marlene Sandlund, and Ragnberth Helleday

 

Rita Sjöström
Sara Lundell

Postdoctor in medical sociology, who are doing research about how shame and guilt influence self-management, and how eHealth can be used as a support for patients with COPD.

Sarah Marklund
Therese Eskilsson

Therese Eskilsson is the Head of the Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Umeå university and an associate professor, physiotherapy. 

Therese Nordin

My thesis concerns social participation and togetherness among older adults in a home care context, within the research project STAY-IN-TOUCH. 

Tobias Stenlund

My research area is eHealth and how digital elements with AI can make people with a diagnosis more independent.

Torfinn Beer
Ulla Nygren
Ulrika Aasa

A registred physiotherapist and associate professor who teaches and conduct research in the areas of rehabilitation and sports medicine. 

Xiaolei Hu
Åsa Karlsson
Åsa Svedmark