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Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation


Adam Grinberg
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. I am also program supervisor for the master's program in physiotherapy and one of three coordinators for 'Forskaraspiranterna'

Camilla Sandberg
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.

Chatarina Carlen
Christer Malm

Besides teaching and research, I represent the University in Sports Medicine. 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

Emma Simonsson
Erik Frykholm
Eva Tengman
Eva-Britt Norberg
Gunilla Stenberg
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
Jerry Öhlin

Doctoral student, physiotherapy. Studying the association between gait speed, cognitive function and dementia in people at or above 80 years of age. 

Ji-Guo Yu
Johan Niklasson
Jonas Markström
Jonas Sandlund
Jonas Selling
Jonathan Bergman
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
Lars Berglund
Ludvig Backman

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Functional Anatomy

Maria Burman
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.

Monica Sörman
Nina Lindelöf
Peter Nordström
Rita Sjöström
Robyn Schimmer
Sara Lundell

Postdoctor in medical sociology. Research about shame and guilt among people with COPD, as well as eHealth solutions to support self-management for people with COPD.

Sarah Marklund
Therese Eskilsson
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
Torfinn Gustafsson
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