Anna Åkerberg, Doctoral student


Anna Åkerberg is a PhD-student in Health and Welfare at the School of Innovation, Design and Engineering at Mälardalen University, Västerås. She holds a Master Degree in Public Health Science and has been working in the Health Technology are since 2011. As a Public Health Scientist, her goal is to promote health and prevent disease, and she is intrested in how to use technology for promotion of health, starting from the user perspective and including measurements and encouragements of physical activity. The overarching aim, from a public health perspective, is to promote health and to prevent disease.

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Latest publications:

Walking Intensity Estimation with a Portable Pedobarography System (May 2016)
Per Hellström, Anna Åkerberg, Martin Ekström, Mia Folke
13th International Conference on Wearable Micro and Nano Technologies for Personalized Health (pHealth 2016)

Investigation of the validity and reliability of a smartphone pedometer application (May 2016)
Anna Åkerberg, Anne Söderlund, Maria Lindén
European Journal of Physiotherapy (EJP)

Posture Sensor as Feedback when Lifting Weights (Jun 2015)
Per Hellström, Anna Åkerberg, Mia Folke
4th International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement (ICAMPAM 2015)

Steps measured in relation to different amount of physical activity (Jun 2015)
Anna Åkerberg, Per Hellström, Mia Folke
4th International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement (ICAMPAM 2015)

Heart Rate Measurement as a tool to quantify Sedentary Behavior (Jun 2015)
Anna Åkerberg, Gregory Koshmak, Maria Lindén, Anders Johansson
12th International Conference on Wearable Micro and Nano Technologies for Personalized Health (pHealth 2015)

Utvärdering av en stegräknarapplikation; mätnoggrannhet i olika mätmiljöer och positioner (Oct 2014)
Anna Åkerberg, Anne Söderlund, Maria Lindén
Medicinteknikdagarna 2014 (MTD10)

Project TitleStatus
NovaMedTech II finished