Cecilia Lidbeck

Cecilia Lidbeck

Assistant Professor
Visiting address: ALB, Q2:07, 17176 Stockholm
Postal address: K6 Kvinnors och barns hälsa, K6 Neuropediatrik Broström, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • I am a pediatric physiotherapist, PhD, at the Motion Analysis Laboratory, Astrid Lindgren Children's Hospital, Karolinska University Hospital and affiliated to Karolinska Institutet. My research is on movement analysis with a special interest in measuring movement disorders and exploring the sensorimotor relationship in children.

    Doctoral students:

    Annika Ericson
    Alexandra Palmcrantz
    Susanne Gripenberg


  • Exploring perception and action, muscle functioning and motor development in children with the movement and posture disorder of cerebral palsy. In a project on significance of sensory system on motor functioning in cerebral palsy, we are investigating visual function, proprioception and movement perception from selfreported and laboratory performed measurements.

    Exporing the role of vestibular function on balance and motor functioning in children and adoloscents with hearing loss, cochlear implants and/or vestibular disturbances.

    Doctoral thesis - Standing in children with bilateral spastic cerebral palsy:
    Aspects of muscle strength, vision and motor function [1]
    [1] http://openarchive.ki.se/xmlui/handle/10616/45209



  • Assistant Professor, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Karolinska Institutet, 2021-2025

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Karolinska Institutet, 2016
  • Master Of Medical Science, Karolinska Institutet, 2009

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