The research group

The following personnel are engaged in the "Physical activity and brain health" research group at The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences, GIH.


Senior researchers

Research assistants

Laboratory personnel

Scientific advisory committee

  • Yvonne Forsell, Professor of geriatric medicine at the Karolinska Institute
  • Sten Grillner, Professor of neurophysiology at the Karolinska Institute
  • David Dunstan, Professor of physical activity and health at, amongst other places, Baker IDI and the University of Queensland, Australia
  • Petra Lindfors, Professor of psychology at Stockholm University
  • Affiliated researchers

  • Paulo Gago, senior lecturer in biomechanics
  • Malin Åman, doctor in sport science

Coactive researchers

  • Carl Johan Boraxbekk
  • Martin Lövdén
  • Jonna Nilsson