Winberg, Cecilia

Winberg, Cecilia
Country
Sweden
Bio

Cecilia Winberg, RPT, PhD. Cecilia is a certified specialist physiotherapist in neurology and has over 20 years of clinical experience. She is the vice president in the national board of the Swedish Association of Physiotherapists. In 2014 Cecilia finished her PhD and the thesis titled Physical activity in persons with late effects of polio. As a post doc Cecilia has focused the use of apps for self-management in persons with neurological disorders and performed qualitative studies in an interdisciplinary setting. She has also been part of several projects within the Swedish Association of Physiotherapists. Cecilia has been responsible for two projects regarding lifestyle behaviour for persons with stroke and she was also the coordinator in producing Swedish guidelines for physiotherapy focusing Parkinson’s disease. Today Cecilia is affiliated with the research group Active and Healthy Ageing at Lund University. Cecilia is currently working as a unit manager for a rehabilitation clinic at the Hospital in Ystad, Region Skåne. Her most recent publication is The use of Apps for Health in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and Stroke- Barriers and Facilitators, Stud Health Technol Inform; 2017; 242:638-641