Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2014
    Professor at the Division for Physiotherapy, Department of Medicine and Health Science, Linkoping University, Sweden

  • Since 2017
    Senior lecturer at Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

  • 2007 – 2010
    Head of the division of Physical Therapy, Dept of Medicine and Health Science, Linkoping University, Sweden

  • 2006 – 2013
    Senior lecturer at the Physiotherapy Programme Education, Linkoping University, Sweden

  • 2001 – 2006
    Research fellow at Div of Physiotherapy, Dept of Health & Society, Linkoping Sweden

  • 2000
    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Linkoping University, Sweden

  • 1995 – 2000
    Doctorate student at Div of Sports Medicine, Dept of Neuroscience and Locomotion, Linkoping University, Sweden

  • 1995 – 2005
    Lecturer at the Physiotherapy Programme Education, Linkoping Sweden

  • 1989 – 2000
    Physical Therapist, Orthopedic Clinic and Primary Care, Linkoping Sweden

  • 1988
    Physical Therapist, Geriatric department, Malmo, Sweden

  • 1988
    University Certificate in Physiotherapy, Lund University, Sweden

  • 1985
    High school, Patras Greece

Selected publications

  • Gauffin, H., S. Tagesson, A. Meunier, H. Magnusson, J. Kvist. Knee arthroscopic surgery is beneficial to middle-aged patients with meniscal symptoms: a prospective, randomised, single-blinded study. Osteoarthritis Cartilage, 2014. 22(11): 1808-16. PMID 25086401

  • Fältström, A., M. Hägglund, J. Kvist. Functional Performance Among Active Female Soccer Players After Unilateral Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Compared With Knee-Healthy Controls. Am J Sports Med October 6, 2016 ; published online before print October 6, 2016, doi:10.1177/0363546516667266

  • Faltstrom, A., M. Hagglund, J. Kvist. Factors associated with playing football after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in female football players. Scand J Med Sci Sports, 2016. 26(11): 1343-1352. PMID 26589671

  • Faltstrom, A., M. Hagglund, H. Magnusson, M. Forssblad, J. Kvist. Predictors for additional anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: data from the Swedish national ACL register. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc, 2016. 24(3): 885-94. PMID 25366191

  • Engstrand, C., J. Kvist, B. Krevers. Patients' perspective on surgical intervention for Dupuytren's disease – experiences, expectations and appraisal of results. Disabil Rehabil, 2016. 38(26): 2538-49. PMID 26878688

  • Grevnerts, H.T., C.B. Terwee, J. Kvist. The measurement properties of the IKDC-subjective knee form. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc, 2015. 23(12): 3698-706. PMID 25193574

  • Kvist, J., J. Kartus, J. Karlsson, M. Forssblad. Results from the Swedish national anterior cruciate ligament register. Arthroscopy, 2014. 30(7): 803-10. PMID 24746404

  • Ardern, C.L., A. Osterberg, S. Tagesson, H. Gauffin, K.E. Webster, J. Kvist. The impact of psychological readiness to return to sport and recreational activities after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Br J Sports Med, 2014. 48(22): 1613-9. PMID 25293342

  • Schepull, T., J. Kvist, H. Norrman, M. Trinks, G. Berlin, P. Aspenberg. Autologous platelets have no effect on the healing of human achilles tendon ruptures: a randomized single-blind study. Am J Sports Med, 2011. 39(1): 38-47. PMID 21051425

  • Sjodahl, J., J. Kvist, A. Gutke, B. Oberg. The postural response of the pelvic floor muscles during limb movements: a methodological electromyography study in parous women without lumbopelvic pain. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon), 2009. 24(2): 183-9. PMID 19121881

  • Silen, C., S. Wirell, J. Kvist, E. Nylander, O. Smedby. Advanced 3D visualization in student-centred medical education. Med Teach, 2008. 30(5): e115-24. PMID 18576181

  • Kvist, J., A. Ek, K. Sporrstedt, L. Good. Fear of re-injury: a hindrance for returning to sports after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc, 2005. 13(5): 393-7. PMID 15703963

  • Kvist, J. Sagittal plane translation during level walking in poor-functioning and well-functioning patients with anterior cruciate ligament deficiency. Am J Sports Med, 2004. 32(5): 1250-5. PMID 15262650

  • Kvist, J. Rehabilitation following anterior cruciate ligament injury: current recommendations for sports participation. Sports Med, 2004. 34(4): 269-80. PMID 15049718

Selected projects

  • NACOX –Natural corollaries and recovery after acute anterior cruciate ligament injury

  • Anterior cruciate ligament injuries in female football

  • ACL LTFU – Long term follow-up after anterior cruciate ligament injury

  • Web-based intervention for return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament injury

  • Knee arthroscopy in middle-aged patient with meniscal symptoms

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Board member at the Swedish Society of Sports Medicine (2015-cont)

  • External member of the national and Kapodistrian university of Athens, since 2015

  • Evaluator for Swedish Research Council, international postdoc IPD-MH, since 2016

  • Board member for the scientific committee Swedish Centre of Sports Research, 2012 – 2015

  • Member of European Board of Sports Rehabilitation, since 2008

  • Board member of the National Scientific Board for Physical Therapy, 2009 – 2012

  • Board member at World Village of Women Sports, 2010 – 2011

  • Board member for the Swedish national ACL-register XBase, since 2008

  • Board member for the Physiotherapy section at the Swedish Society of Sports Medicine, 2008 – 2010

  • Expert in the National Board of Swedish Health and Welfare (government agency under the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs) working with guidelines for the trauma group, musculoskeletal disorders, 2008 – 2011


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