Emma Hjalmarsson

Emma Hjalmarsson

Affiliated to Research
Visiting address: ALB, Q2:07, 17176 Stockholm
Postal address: K6 Kvinnors och barns hälsa, K6 Neuropediatrik Sejersen, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Physiotherapist, specialist in pediatrics and postdoctoral researcher at Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet.


  • My projects are about physical activity, para-sport, exercise physiology, motor function, physical self-esteem etc in both typically developed health individuals and individuals with diagnosis such as Cerebral Palsy (CP), NeuroMuscular Diseases (NMD), Árthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC), Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA). Defended my Thesis in 2023 "Frame Running - enabling health improvements through exercise in individuals with cerebral palsy" available at https://openarchive.ki.se/xmlui/handle/10616/48615
    Example of supervisors and collaborators
    Eva Weidenhielm Broström PT, PhD, Assistant Professor. KBH, KI
    Ferdinand von Walden, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, KBH, KI
    Rodrigo Fernandez Gonzalo, PhD, Associate Professor, LabMed, KI
    Helene Alexanderson, PT, PhD, Associate Professor, MedS, KI
    Eva Pontén, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, KBH, KI
    Thomas Sejersen MD, PhD, Associate Professor, KBH, KI


All other publications


  • Affiliated to Research, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-2026

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Karolinska Institutet, 2023
  • Master Of Medical Science, Karolinska Institutet, 2019

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