Annelie Gutke

Senior Lecturer

Institute of Neuroscience and
Visiting address
Medicinaregatan 11-13
41390 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 430
40530 Göteborg

Avd-/Sektionschef, bitr, inst

Department of Health and
Visiting address
Arvid Wallgrens backe hus 2, plan 3
41346 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 455
40530 Göteborg

About Annelie Gutke

Ongoing research

Annelie Gutke, associate professor in physiotherapy is researching women's health through the life span. Her research is focused on pain conditions related to menstruation and pregnancy with its impact on physical activity, movement and health. Annelie runs the research group Women’s health in motion with the current research projects focused on the ethiology and the treatment of pelvic pain in relation to pregnancy and endometriosis.

Annelie studied physiotherapy at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm and received her diploma in 1990. At Linköping University, she defended her thesis in 2007 in which she followed a cohort of 300 pregnant women and studied the occurrence of pelvic girdle pain, muscle function, depressive symptoms and predictors of pelvic girdle pain.

Annelie is Deputy Head of the Section for health and rehabilitation with responsibility for the Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy units. She is a member of the International Board of Physiotherapists in Women's and Pelvic Health ( and its national counterpart, the Swedish board of Women's Health in Physiotherapy.


Annelie teaches subjects related to primary care as well as obstetrics, gynecology and urology at the undergraduate and advanced level. She has her clinical experience within primary care and is clinical specialist in gynecology, obstetrics and urology at Närhälsan Eriksberg.