Dr. Katarina Sjögren Forss, Senior Lecturer
Public Health Science
MSc, MPH, Dr Med Sci.
Blekinge Institute of Technology
School of Health Science
SE-371 79 Karlskrona
Phone: +46 455 38 54 80
Year of dissertation
Participation in physical activity in relation to different life-change events. Doctoral Dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmö, Lund University, Sweden.
ISBN 978-91-87449-45-1. (available on-line here)
"Peer Reviewed" Publications
Sjögren K, Ekvall Hansson E, Stjernberg L. Parenthood and factors that influence outdoor recreational physical activity from a gender perspective. BMC Public Health 2011, 11:93
Sjögren K, Stjernberg L. Factors influencing outdoor recreation physical activity among elderly. BMC Geriatrics 2010;10:34
Fochsen G, Sjögren K, Josephson M, Lagerström M. (2005) Factors contributing to the decision to leave nursing care: a study among Swedish nursing personnel. Journal of Nursing Management 13, 338-344.
Sjögren K, Fochsen G, Josephson M, Lagerström M. (2005) Reasons for leaving nursing care and improvements needed for considering a return: a study among Swedish nursing personnel. International Journal of Nursing Studies 42, 751-758.
Publikations under Peer-Review
Sjögren Forss K, Ekvall Hansson E, Troein M, Stjernberg L. Patterns of physical activity among women and men before and during pregnancy.
Sjögren Forss K, Stjernberg L, Troein M, Ekvall Hansson E. Physical activity among individuals with osteoarthritis.
Abstracts & Conference Presentations
Sjögren Forss K, Stjernberg L. (2012) Differences in physical activity patterns among women and men with and without children. 5th European Public Health Conference, 7-10 November, St Julians, Malta.
Sjögren K, Ekvall Hansson E, Stjernberg L. (2010) Outdoor recreational physical activity and parenthood in a gender perspective - a study from the south eastern part of Sweden. 3rd European Public Health Conference, 10-13 November, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Sjögren K, Stjernberg L. (2009). Factors influencing outdoor recreational physical activity among elderly in the south eastern part of Sweden. 12th World Congress On Public Health, April 27 - May 1. Istanbul, Turkey.
Sjögren K, Stjernberg L. (2008). Parenting, recreation and physical activity. A study of expectant parents' activity patterns. Conference on outdoor recreation research, Karlstad University. (In Swedish)
Sjögren K, Fochsen G, Josephson M, Lagerström M. (2003) Reasons for leaving nursing care and improvements needed for considering a return: a study among Swedish nursing personnel. Annual EUPHA meeting, 20-22 November, Rome, Italy.
External funding and grants
The project "Faktorer som påverkar utövandet av friluftsliv och fysisk aktivitet före och under graviditet samt under spädbarnsperioden hos kvinnan och hennes partner" has been granted 100.000 SEK (year 2008) and 150.000 SEK (year 2010) by Blekinge Research Council.