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Anette Forsberg

Title: Affiliated Researcher School/office: School of Health Sciences

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About Anette Forsberg

Anette Forsberg is a registered physiotherapeut and associate professor. Anette is working in the Region Örebro County.

Anettes main research interest is neurological rehabilitation. Current projekts include:

Interventions and descriptive analyses of balance and falls in multiple sclerosis.

Longterm follow-up of functioning in Guillain-Barrés syndrom

Psykometric evaluation of measures of gait and balance

Tutoring

Anette is main supervisor for doctoral students Mialinn Arvidsson Lindvall och Terese Anerös, and supervisor for Anna Carling (all at Örebro University).

Anette supervises (2015) three master students. Anette has been supervisor to nine master students and 25 bachelor students.

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Publications

Articles in journals |  Conference papers |  Manuscripts |  Reports | 

Articles in journals

Carling, A. , Nilsagård, Y. & Forsberg, A. (2020). Making it work: experience of living with a person who falls due to multiple sclerosis. Disability and Rehabilitation, 42 (7), 940-947.
Arvidsson Lindvall, M. , Anderzen-Carlsson, A. , Appelros, P. & Forsberg, A. (2020). Validity and test-retest reliability of the six-spot step test in persons after stroke. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 36 (1), 211-218.
Nilsagård, Y. , Westerdahl, E. & Forsberg, A. (2019). Engagement in performing clinical physiotherapy research: Perspectives from leaders and physiotherapists. Physiotherapy Research International, 24 (2).
Carling, A. , Forsberg, A. & Nilsagård, Y. (2018). Falls in people with multiple sclerosis: experiences of 115 fall situations. Clinical Rehabilitation, 32 (4), 526-535.
Nilsagård, Y. , Carling, A. , Davidsson, O. , Franzén, L. & Forsberg, A. (2017). Comparison of trunk impairment scale versions 1.0 and 2.0 in people with multiple sclerosis: A validation study. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 33 (10), 772-779.
Carling, A. , Forsberg, A. & Nilsagård, Y. (2017). Fall bland personer med multipel skleros. Best Practice (20), 24-27.
Arvidsson Lindvall, M. , Anderzen-Carlsson, A. & Forsberg, A. (2016). Basic Body Awareness Therapy for patients with stroke: Experiences among participating patients and physiotherapists. Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies, 20 (1), 83-89.
Lorin, K. & Forsberg, A. (2016). Treatment with botulinum toxin in children with cerebral palsy: a qualitative study of parents' experiences. Child Care Health and Development, 42 (4), 494-502.
Forsberg, A. , Widén-Holmqvist, L. & Ahlström, G. (2015). Balancing everyday life two years after falling ill with Guillain-Barre syndrome: a qualitative study. Clinical Rehabilitation, 29 (6), 601-610.
Forsberg, A. & Nilsagård, Y. (2015). Measuring postural sway in people with multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis, 21 (4), 531-531.
Rådman, L. , Forsberg, A. & Nilsagård, Y. (2015). Modified Rivermead Mobility Index: a reliable measure in people within 14 days post-stroke. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 31 (2), 126-129.
Nilsagård, Y. , von Koch, L. K. , Nilsson, M. & Forsberg, A. (2014). Balance exercise program reduced falls in people with multiple sclerosis: a single-group, pretest-posttest trial. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 95 (12), 2428-2434.
Lindvall, M. A. & Forsberg, A. (2014). Body awareness therapy in persons with stroke: a pilot randomised controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 28 (12), 1180-1188.
Nilsagård, Y. , Kollén, L. , Axelsson, H. , Bjerlemo, B. & Forsberg, A. (2014). Functional gait assessment: Reliability and validity in people with peripheral vestibular disorders. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 21 (8), 367-373.
Tholin, H. & Forsberg, A. (2014). Satisfaction with care and rehabilitation among people with stroke, from hospital to community care. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 28 (4), 822-829.
Forsberg, A. & Nilsagård, Y. (2014). Validity of a timed sit-to-stand test in people with multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis, 20 (7), 992-993.
Frennert, S. A. , Forsberg, A. S. & Östlund, B. (2013). Elderly People's Perceptions of a Telehealthcare System: Relative Advantage, Compatibility, Complexity and Observability. Journal of technology in human services, 31 (3), 218-237.
Nilsagård, Y. , Forsberg, A. & von Koch, L. (2013). Reply to Guidi et al. 'Effects of balance-specific Wii exercise on balance in persons with multiple sclerosis'. Multiple Sclerosis Journal, 19 (7), 964-964.
Forsberg, A. , Andreasson, M. & Nilsagård, Y. E. (2013). Validity of the Dynamic Gait Index in People With Multiple Sclerosis. Physical Therapy, 93 (10), 1369-1376.
Nilsagård, Y. , Carling, A. & Forsberg, A. (2012). Activities-specific balance confidence in people with multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis International, 2012.
Forsberg, A. , Press, R. & Widén Holmqvist, L. (2012). Residual disability 10 years after falling ill in Guillain-Barré syndrome: a prospective follow-up study. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 317 (1-2), 74-79.
Eriksson Westblad, M. , Forsberg, A. & Press, R. (2009). Disability and health status in patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. Disability and Rehabilitation, 31 (9), 720-725.
Forsberg, A. , Ahlström, G. & Widén Holmqvist, L. (2008). Falling ill with Guillain-Barré syndrome: patients' experiences during the initial phase. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 22 (2), 220-226.
Forsberg, A. , de Pedro-Cuesta, J. & Widén Holmqvist, L. (2006). Use of health-care, patient satisfaction and burden of care in Guillain-Barré syndrome. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 38 (4), 230-236.
Forsberg, A. , Press, R. , Einarsson, U. , de Pedro-Cuesta, J. & Widén Holmqvist, L. (2005). Disability and health-rated quality of life in Guillain-Barré syndrome during the first two years after onset: a prospective study. Clinical Rehabilitation, 19 (8), 900-909.
Hammer, A. , Nilsagård, Y. , Forsberg, A. , Pepa, H. , Skargren, E. & Öberg, B. (2005). Evaluation of therapeutic riding (Sweden)/hippotherapy (United States): a single-subject experimental design study replicated in eleven patients with multiple sclerosis. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 21 (1), 51-77.
Forsberg, A. , Press, R. , Einarsson, U. , de Pedro-Cuesta, J. , Widén Holmqvist, L. & Network Members of the Swedish Epidemiological Study Group, . (2004). Impairment in Guillain-Barré syndrome during the first 2 years after onset: A prospective study. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 227 (1), 131-138.
Forsberg, A. & Lindmark, B. (2001). Användandet av riktmärken vid gång för patienter med Parkinsons sjukdom. Nordisk fysioterapi, 5 (1), 35-40.

Conference papers

Forsberg, A. , Fredriksson, C. , Hermansson, L. , Holmefur, M. & Nilsagård, Y. (2019). Prescribing rolling walkers: A survey study of experiences from physiotherapists. Paper presented at World Confederation of Physiotherapists Congress, Geneva, Switzerland, 10-13 May, 2019..
Forsberg, A. , Carling, A. & Nilsagård, Y. (2017). Effects on balance and walking with a CoreStability Exercise Program in people with multiple sclerosis. Paper presented at World Confederation of Physical Therapy Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, 2-4 July, 2017.
Carling, A. , Nilsagård, Y. & Forsberg, A. (2017). Practice in the use of a walking aid in people with multiple sclerosis. Paper presented at World Confederation of Physical Therapy Congress, Cape Town, 2-4 July, 2017.
Carling, A. , Nilsagård, Y. & Forsberg, A. (2017). Practice in the use of a walking aid in people with multiple sclerosis. Paper presented at Fysioterapidagarna, Stockholm, Sweden, 25-27 October, 2017.
Nilsagård, Y. , Carling, A. & Forsberg, A. (2017). The CoDuSe group balance exercise program reduces falls in people with MS. Paper presented at World Confederation of Physical Therapy Congress 2017, Cape Town, South Africa, 2-4 July, 2017.
Carling, A. , Forsberg, A. & Nilsagård, Y. (2016). “Berg Balance Scale” and “Timed Up and Go” discriminates between fallers and non-fallers, in people with MS. In: Sixth International Symposium on Gait and Balance in Multiple Sclerosis. Paper presented at Sixth International Symposium on Gait and Balance in Multiple Sclerosis, Portland, OR, US, September 9-10, 2016.
Carling, A. , Andreasson, M. , Westerlin, H. , Forsberg, A. & Nilsagård, Y. (2015). Jämförelse mellan 5 och 10 sit-to-stand tests för personer med måttlig-avancerad Multipel Skleros. In: Fysioterapi 2015. Paper presented at Fysioterapi 2015, Stockholm, 21-23 oktober, 2015..
Davidsson, O. , Franzén, L. , Carling, A. , Nilsagård, Y. & Forsberg, A. (2015). Validering av Trunk Impairment Scale version 1.0 och 2.0 för personer med måttlig till avancerad multipel skleros. In: Fysioterapi 2015. Paper presented at Fysioterapi 2015, Stockholm, Sweden, 21-23 oktober, 2015.

Manuscripts

Arvidsson Lindvall, M. , Forsberg, A. , Appelros, P. & Anderzén-Carlsson, A. "I can still manage" : a mixed-method study of balance after stroke.
Arvidsson Lindvall, M. , Anderzén-Carlsson, A. , Appelros, P. & Forsberg, A. Validity and test-retest reliability of the Six-Spot Step Test in persons after stroke.

Reports

Cesta, A. , Cortellessa, G. , Fracasso, F. , Orlandini, A. , Fredriksson, C. , Lidskog, M. , Pettersson, I. , Engfeldt, P. & et al. (2012). GiraffPlus: D1.1 User Requirements and Design Principles Report. .