Dance – a way towards health and wellbeing


  • Anne Margrete Fiskvik NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Anna Duberg Örebro University
  • Sofia Jusslin Åbo Akademi University





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Author Biographies

Anne Margrete Fiskvik, NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Anne Margrete Fiskvik (Dr.Art) is Professor at the Department of Musicology/Dance Studies Program, NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She has worked as professional dancer, choreographer, teacher, dance therapist, and psychologist. She leads the project “Dance and social health,” and has previously published extensively within early/Norwegian dance history, choreomusical analysis and practice(s), and popular dance and music cultures.

Anna Duberg , Örebro University

Anna Duberg (PhD) is a physiotherapist and a researcher in Health Sciences in Örebro, Sweden. Her research areas include physical activity, dance and health for vulnerable target groups. Her thesis describes effects of a dance intervention to reduce psychosomatic problems in youth, and this method is now successfully implemented nationally to complement school health care.

Sofia Jusslin, Åbo Akademi University

Sofia Jusslin (Ed.D.) is University Lecturer in Swedish and Literature Education at Åbo Akademi University and Visiting Researcher at The Center for Educational Research and Academic Development in the Arts (CERADA) at University of the Arts Helsinki. She is editorial member of Dance Articulated.