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Physical activity and Sports medicine with focus on prevention - Collaborators and partners

We have on-going research collaboration at local (KI), national and international levels. We have for example been part of two large EU-funded projects (HELENA-study and the ALPHA-study) and one large international project (IPS).

Examples of current collaboration:

  • Professor Claude Marcus at CLINTEC, KI. The Early STOPP study.
  • Associate professor Liselotte Schäfer Elinder at GPH, KI.
  • Professor Irene Jensen and PhD Lydia Kwak at IMM, KI Work-site health promotion, prevention of life style related diseases. A health programme for community residences.
  • Professor Unn-Britt Johansson Sophiahemmet. Sophia Step Study, A three - armed behavioral intervention for individuals with diabetes.
  • Dr. Berrigan at National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA.A continuation of MH's post-doctoral work.
  • PhD Maria Bäck, Sahlgrenska, Gothenburg. Effect of physical exercise on patients 80+ with coronary-heart disease - a RCT.
  • Professor Mark E Batt, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. The nine test screening battery - Normative values on recreational athletes.
  • Assistant professor Grethe Myklebust, Oslo Sport Trauma and Research Centre, Oslo, Norway. Prevention of injury and illness among athletes.
  • Riksidrottsförbundet (The Swedish Sports Confederation).

Financial support

Ongoing funding

  • The Swedish Research council (the BETA project, AbdMoRe)
  • Stockholm County Council Research Fund
  • National School in Health Care Sciences (BETA project, AbdMoRe project)
  • The Swedish National Centre for Research in Sports (Sport Injury Prevention project)
  • Folksam (ABC-study)
  • Forte (Early Stop Study, Sophia Step Study)