Research, Development and teaching
Physical Activity Epidemiology, Public Health, Research Methodology
Physical activity and health, Assessment methods for physical activity, research methodology.
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.