Andreas Fröberg

Senior Lecturer

Department of Food and Nutrition and Sport
Visiting address
Läroverksgatan 5
41120 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 300
40530 Göteborg

About Andreas Fröberg

Andreas Fröberg, Associate Professor, has a PhD in Sport Science and is currently employed as a senior lecturer at the Department of Food and Nutrition, and Sport Science, Gothenburg University. Fröberg is a certified Physical Education and Health teacher and has an MSc in Sport Science. He has previously been employed as a lecturer at the Department of Sport Science, Linnaeus University.

Fröberg’s main research interest concerns physical activity and sedentary behavior among youths, as well as health promotion. In his doctoral thesis, Fröberg described and critically reflected upon the experiences of developing and implementing an empowerment-based school intervention, focusing on food and physical activity, involving adolescents from a Swedish multicultural area characterized by low socioeconomic status. The intervention was continually developed and implemented, as a result of cooperation and shared decision making among researchers and the participating adolescents. Fröberg also investigated accelerometer-measured physical activity and sedentary behavior among the adolescents, and evaluated the effects of the intervention on these variables.

As recently established at the Department of Food and Nutrition, and Sport Science, Fröberg's current research focus on how changes of perspectives around learning goals, processes, teaching, and content can bring in possible educative aspects of sustainability to be integrated in Physical education and health. Learn more aobout the project Physical educatiOn, health and SuStaInaBILITY (POSSIBILITY) here.

Fröberg teaches at the Physical Education and Health teacher education program and the Health Promotion program at the Department of Food and Nutrition, and Sport Science, University of Gothenburg.

ResearchGate: andreasfroberg

ORCID: 0000-0002-3352-6661

Selected publications:

  • Fröberg, A. & Lundvall, S. The distinct role of physical education in the context of Agenda 2030 and Sustainable Development Goals: An explorative review and suggestions for future work. Sustainability. 2021.
  • Fröberg, A. Perspectives on the integration of students with disabilities in physical education: An umbrella review of reviews published between 2010 and 2020. Eur J Adapt Phys Act. 2021.
  • Fröberg, A, Kjellenberg, K, Lindroos, AK, Nyberg, G. Self-reported physical activity and sedentary behaviour amongst adolescents in Sweden vary depending on sex, age and parental education. Acta Paediatr. 2021; 110: 3097-3104.
  • Fröberg, A, Lindroos, A-K, Ekblom, Ö, Nyberg, G. Organised physical activity during leisure time is associated with more objectively measured physical activity among Swedish adolescents. Acta Paediatr. 2020; 109: 1815-1824.
  • Nyberg, G, Kjellenberg, K, Fröberg, A, Lindroos, AK. A national survey showed low levels of physical activity in a representative sample of Swedish adolescents. Acta Paediatr. 2020; 109: 2342-2353.
  • Raustorp, A. & Fröberg, A. Comparisons of pedometer-determined weekday physical activity among Swedish school children and adolescents in 2000 and 2017 showed the highest reductions in adolescents. Acta Paediatr. 2019;108: 1303-1310.