Conducting research focusing on public health related aspects of health such as physical activity, physical fitness and obesity; mostly using registry-based and intervention studies.
Research interest in early life determinants of later health outcomes and physical activity/fitness related interventions aiming to improve health at a population level.
Personal interests include strength and aerobic exercise, that's about it.....
RCT: a policy-based intervention (in collaboration with Region Stockholm/Stockholms Stad) among 133 public preschools and 3300 children aiming to increase physical activity in preschoolers': https://ces.sll.se/var-verksamhet/aktiviteter-och-projekt/rorelseprojek…
RCT: an exercise intervention aiming to increase physical fitness in individuals who seek asylum
Developing a smartphone app (at CES: https://www.ces.sll.se/halsometern) to assess levels of physical activity in real-time on a nation-wide scale.
Registry-based studies on early life determinants of later health outcomes
Main supervisor for 3 doctoral students
Supervised 2 doctoral students as main supervisor
>700 hours of documented education 2012-2020 at Karolinska Institutet (medical program, master courses in epidemiology, course leader for a PhD course on obesity etc.)
Degree of Doctor, Medical Sciences
Thesis defense 2014-12-11, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet
2004 - 2005: English, Stockholm University, Sweden
2005 - 2010: Master degree in Biomedicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Akademiska priser och utmärkelser
Associate Professor (Docent i Folkhälsovetenskap)
Research funding (main applicant):
VR (Scientific Council)
NFV (Research School of Caring Sciences)
ALF (Stockholm County Council)
Centrum för Idrottsforskning (CIF)