Sport Scholar Profile | Andreas Fröberg, University of Gothenburg


  • Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in sport science


  • Department of Food and Nutrition, and Sport Science, University of Gothenburg, Box 300, 405 30 Gothenburg
  • E-mail

Research interests

  • Sedentary behavior
  • Physical activity
  • Health promotion

Selected publications

Fröberg, APhysical Activity among Adolescents in a Swedish Multicultural Area – An Empowerment-Based Health Promotion School Intervention (diss.) Gothenburg: University of Gothenburg 2018
Fröberg, A., Raustorp, A., Pagels, P., Larsson, C., & Boldemann, C. (2017). Levels of physical activity during physical education lessons in Sweden. Acta Paediatr, 106(1), 135-141.
Fröberg, A., & Raustorp, A. (2014). Objectively measured sedentary behaviour and cardio-metabolic risk in youth: a review of evidence. Eur J Pediatr, 173(7), 845-860.
Fröberg, A., & Raustorp, A. (2016). Samband mellan stillasittande och ohälsa varierar med mätmetod. Vuxnas risk för insjuknande och död i hjärt–kärlsjukdomar och cancer samt dödlighet av alla orsaker vid inaktivitet. Läkartidningen, 113.
Raustorp, A., & Fröberg, A. (2017). Tracking of pedometer-determined physical activity. A 16 year follow-up study. J Phys Act Health, 1-20.
Fröberg, A., Berg, C., Larsson, C., Boldemann, C., & Raustorp, A. (2017). Combinations of epoch durations and cut-points to estimate sedentary time and physical activity among adolescents. Meas Phys Educ Exerc Sci, 21(3), 154-160.
Raustorp, A., Pagels, P., Fröberg, A., & Boldemann, C. (2015). Physical activity decreased by a quarter in the 11- to 12-year-old Swedish boys between 2000 and 2013 but was stable in girls: a smartphone effect? Acta Paediatr, 104(8), 808-814.
Fröberg, A., Alricsson, M., & Ahnesjo, J. (2014). Awareness of current recommendations and guidelines regarding strength training for youth. Int J Adolesc Med Health, 1-7.


Physical Activity Intensity Distribution during Physical Education among Swedish Upper Secondary School Students. With Julius Gerth & Anders Raustorp, published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 10, 2019 (190923)
Physical activity during the Covid-19 pandemic (feature article 200922)
Physical distance, lockdown and… physical activity? A brief summary of reviews investigating physical activity during the COVID-19 pandemic (feature article 210823)
The distinct role of physical education in the context of Agenda 2030 and sustainable development goals: An explorative review and suggestions for future work | A summary (feature rticle, with Suzanne Lundvall, 211220)
Fröberg, Andreas, Suzanne Lundvall & Petter Wiklander A new research project explores the contribution of physical education and health to the sustainable development agenda: the POSSIBILITY project (220913)

Published 2018-09-26 | Updated 2022-09-13

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