Head of Department
Physical fitness and physical activity surveillance.
Recommendations for physical activity. Physical activity in relation to risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Physical activity and health
Sigmund A. Anderssen is a Professor in physical activity and health in the Department of Sports Medicine at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences. He also holds a position as Adjunct Professor at Sogn og Fjordane University College, Faculty of Teacher Education and Sport. His main research area is physical fitness and physical activity surveillance, and physical activity in relation to risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease. He has been one of the main authors of the Norwegian and the Nordic physical activity recommendations. He is past chair of the National Council on Physical Activity.