Soderlund, Anne

Soderlund, Anne
Country
Sweden
Bio
Dr Anne Söderlund is a Dean of Faculty at Mälardalen University and professor in Physiotherapy with behavioural medicine profile at School of Health, Care and Welfare, Mälardalen University, Västerås, Sweden. She is a leader of a multidisciplinary research group (BeMe-Health) of about 20 junior and senior researchers and has a large international research network. Her research includes prevention, treatment, and evaluation of health problems from a behavioural medicine perspective in the physiotherapy framework. Her research is focused on the individual's behaviour and ability for functioning in everyday life in various health conditions in different ages. Research, such as studies in clinical reasoning focused on behaviour change, intervention studies e.g. web-based stress management and health promotion by decreasing sedentary behaviour in older people as well as studies of implementation of a behavioural medicine approach in PTs’ clinical practice are her latest areas. Professor Söderlund’s research in behavioural medicine within a PT framework is internationally unique. She has 93 scientific peer-reviewed publications and several book chapters. She is an Editor-in-Chief for the European Journal of Physiotherapy. She has been teaching and supervising two decades on undergraduate and graduate levels and presented her research in wide range of international conferences.