Forskarprofil | Gisela Nyberg, Karolinska institutet



  • FD i pediatrik, Karolinska Institutet


  • Institutionen för folkhälsovetenskap, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, 141 86 Stockholm
  • tel: 08-585 80098
  • E-mail


  • Fysisk aktivitet och övervikt hos barn

Pågående projekt

  • “A healthy school start”. The aim of this project is to develop and evaluate an evidence-based parental support programme to promote a healthy diet and physical activity, and prevent obesity in children. The project is a theory-based intervention with a high proportion of families with low socio-economic status.

Publikationer i urval

  • Nyberg G, Ekelund U and Marcus C. Physical activity in children measured by accelerometry: stability over time. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports 2009, 19, 30-35.
  • Nyberg G, Nordenfelt A, Ekelund U and Marcus C. Physical activity patterns measured by accelerometry in 6-10 year old children. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2009, 41, 1842-1848.
  • Marcus C, Nyberg G, Karpmyr M, Kowalski J and Nordenfelt A, Ekelund U. A 4-year cluster randomised controlled childhood obesity prevention study, STOPP. International Journal of Obesity. 2009, 33, 408-17.
  • Nyberg G, Ekelund U, Lindberg T, Modeér T and Marcus C. Differences in metabolic risk factors between normal weight and overweight 8 to 11 year old children and associations with physical activity and fitness. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. 2011, 6(3-4),244-252.
  • Nyberg G, Sundblom E, Norman Å, Schäfer Elinder L. A healthy school start – Parental support to promote healthy dietary habits and physical activity in children: Design and evaluation of a cluster-randomised intervention. BMC Public Health, 2011, 11:185


Uppdaterad 2013-12-05

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