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Ulf Ekelund

Worktitle
Professor
Department
Department of Sport Medicine
Phone
+47 23 26 22 39 / +47 406 29 589
E-mail
ulf.ekelund@nih.no

Area of responsibility

Research, Development and teaching 

Research

Physical Activity Epidemiology, Public Health, Research Methodology

Education

Physical activity and health, Assessment methods for physical activity, research methodology.

Short biography

Ekelund obtained his PhD from Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Sweden 2002. 1 year post doc position at University of Cambridge, UK and there after investigator scientist and group leader at MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge between 2003 and 2012. Ekelund is associate editor for Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise and Journal of Physical Activity and Health. Ekelund is member of the American College of Sports Medicine editorial board and outgoing member of the International Society for Physical Activity and Health executive board.

Ekelund has published more than 250 peer-reviewed publications including articles in JAMA, The Lancet, Nature Genetics and PLOS Medicine. His H-index is >61.

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