Is a researcher and teacher in physiology. Teaches mainly at the Health Guidance Program, where the students' receive a bachelor's degree in health promotion, but also physiotherapists, nurses and occupational therapists. Has worked at LTU since autumn 2012.
Have always had a great interest in health promotion. In younger years I worked as a health educator in the Norrbotten County Council. Started jogging schools in Norrbotten in the early 1980s. Had jogging schools for 100's of women in Lindesberg 1986-88. Started as the first woman in the country Mommy-Baby Gymnastics for postpartum mothers. It was a collaboration between the Wellness Centre and Maternity care in Lindesberg. Has worked at Mid Sweden University and Uppsala University. Also operates for many years with my husband a education company, Reagea Health and Education.
Teaches today mainly in physiology and especially stress physiology and worklife and stress, but also in exercise physiology. Teaches also science theory and research. Previously for many years taught anatomy and physiology, graviditesfysiologi, pathology, histology, statistics, clinical physiology, pharmacology.
Presentation of my research
My research focuses on the physiological changes related to stress, hormones and fluid balance. The title of my thesis is hormones and fluid balance during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum (2009).
Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, Uppsala. Dissertations from the Faculty of Medicine 478th
Elevated glucose levels in early puerperium, and association with high cortisol levels during parturition, Risberg A1, Sjöquist M2, Wedenberg K3, Larsson A4. DIP 2017. The 9th International Symposium on Diabetes, Hypertension, Metabolic Syndrom and Pregnancy. Maternal Medicin meets Fetal Medicin, March 8-12, 2017, Barcelona, Spain.(abstract and poster)
Water balance during parturition and early puerperium: a prospective open trial, Anitha Risberg1, Mats Sjöquist2, Kaj Wedenberg3, Anders Larsson4. DIP 2017. The 9th International Symposium on Diabetes, Hypertension, Metabolic Syndrom and Pregnancy. Maternal Medicin meets Fetal Medicin, March 8-12, 2017, Barcelona, Spain.(abstract and poster)
Elevated glucose levels in early puerperium, and association with high cortisol levels during parturition Anitha Risberg1, Mats Sjöquist2, Kaj Wedenberg3, Anders Larsson4. IUPS 38TH WORLD CONGRESS Rhythms of Life, 20170801-0805 (abstract and poster)
Water balance during parturition and early puerperium: a prospective open trial, Anitha Risberg1, Mats Sjöquist2, Kaj Wedenberg3, Anders Larsson4. IUPS 38TH WORLD CONGRESS Rhythms of Life, 20170801-0805. (abstract and poster)
Norrland Fund, Nordea, 2004 30 000: -
• Cooperation Fund for Uppsala / Örebro region, 2007 100 000
• The Research Council at the R & D center Sörmlandsleden / Centre for Clinical Research Uppsala, Sweden, 2008, 60 000 -
• Collaboration Fund Steering Committee and the Research Council of Sörmland, 2009, 76, 000 -
Searched research in scholarships listed below and was responsible for the projects)
• Dagmar Enhances Marks Scholarship, 1996, 5000: -
• Foundation Petersen home, 1996, 5000: -
• Lennanders scholarship, in 1997, 27 000: -
• Lennanders scholarship, in 1999, 38 000: -
• Ella and August Wingårds foundation, in 1998, 4500: -
• Sigurd and Elsa Goljes foundation, in 1998, 30 000: -
• Heart and Lung Foundation in Uppsala, 2003, 30000 -
Education awards / prizes
Master of Academia Teaching Award presented by the Student Union Mittuniversitetet & Sundsvall 42 (business association) in 2009
Reason for MAO, the Master of Academia at Mid Sweden University, an educational prize for excellent undergraduate teacher, where the winner will combine great teaching skills, enthusiasm and commitment. The winner would also have an ability to build contacts with working life and the outside world using their own experiences, invited speakers and / or interesting student projects.
"Anitha Risberg can in an interesting and educational way to teach so that it becomes a joy and benefit of both the entire group for each individual student. She has a wide range of knowledge and a tremendous ability to arouse interest in learning more. By blending theory with both our own and others' life experience is the understanding of knowledge great. Anitha is open for dialogue and development and is seen as a very humble person. Through his vast knowledge, presence and ability to highlight every single person will be both learning and self feeling very joyful and great. She attaches great importance to dialogue and interaction both between students and teachers and between students. "
Knowledge Award in 2010 NE
2010, I was nominated to NE Knowledge Award for schools and educational institutions
Has been editorial in the book "Stress, performance and recovery" along with daughters Desirée and Cecilia Risberg, Author, in addition Anitha been, behavioral Desiree Risberg, behavioral Inga-May Sternberg and Ewa Westman, Dr. of Immunology
After having taught stress for 12 years and at the request of students and listeners at lectures came the book "Stress, performance and recovery" to. This is thanks to the daughters Cecilia and Desiree with me constituted the editors. The book is currently used as a textbook, the hälsovägledarprogrammet and physiotherapy program at Luleå University and the independent course in Work Environment and Stress 7.5 credits. Author of the book beside me is Desirée Risberg, behavioral, Ewa Westman Med. PhD in immunology and Inga-May Sternberg, behavioral scientists with special expertise in stress and obesity. Illustrated images have medical illustrator Kari C. Toverud and Cecilia Risberg done.
The purpose of the book is to provide knowledge about how the human body works during stress, performance and recovery from a physiological and behavioral perspective. In the book, seen what affects one individual, how the body is controlled, how it interacts with the environment and how important recovery is for an individual to be able to maintain and strengthen their health.
Stress is not as negative as many think it is. The body has an appropriate stress response that helps you perform. Moreover, the body has a natural ability to provide support in terms of recovery and healing. The reason why stress-related diseases occur is because the body's stress response continually activated.
By learning about the body stress and performance axes, you can come to terms with stress and anxiety and can reduce the risk of suffering from stress-related illness. Moreover, this knowledge can also help you get more out of your workouts.
In the book are concerned about what happens in your body when you are exposed to different types of stress and how to manage stress based on your circumstances.
The book is intended among other things to the professionals who work with stress-related problems, such as doctors, nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, health counselors, human resources specialists, managers, but also people with a general interest in question can benefit from the book.
Has written bokkapitlet Pregnancy physiology textbook in reproductive health.
Helena Lindgren, Kyllike Christensson & Karin Dykes (ed.)
Relationship between urinary albumin and albu- min / creatinine ratio During normal pregnancy and preeclamp- predict.
Risberg A, Larsson A, Olsson K, S and Lyrenäs Sjöquist M. (2004). Scand J Clin Lab Invest 64: 17-24
Plasma vasopressin, oxytocin, estradiol, and progesterone re- lated to water and sodium excretion in normal pregnancy and gestational hypertension.
Risberg A, Olsson K, Lyrenäs S, and Sjöquist M. (2009) Acta Obstet Gynecol et, 88: 639-646