Leg Naprapat, Ass. Professor

Professional education         

1993-1997 full time studies at the Scandinavian College of Manual Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden. Naprapathic exam 1997.

Master education                      

Children and adolescent health and disease prevention (2006-2008), Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

Title Master’s thesis              

“National team tennis players born 1985-1997. Effect on the capacity profile on a national team level after implementation of a strategy for physical tests and training”

Doctoral training                  

Karolinska institute and Ghent University doctoral school program, during the years 2012-2017.

Phd Defense

21st of June 2017, University of Ghent, Belgium. Supervisor: Ann Cools, PhD. Moderator: Per Renström, Professor emeritus. Babette Pluim, M.D

Title of thesis                       

The shoulder in the elite adolescent tennis player: exploration of structural and functional sport specific adaptations. 


"From International Presentations to Unplugged Meetings"

Tennis Coaching, Sports Science and Sports Medicine

1989-1993 Full-time professional tennis-coach at Huddinge Tennis club, SWE.

1990 Educated by ESTESS Tennis in Seefeld, Austria.

1992 Educated by the Swedish Tennis-federation as a Tennis-coach (level 3), highest level at the time being.

1997-2013 Physiotherapist (manual medicine, Naprapathy) in private practice, Sportsmedicine AB

2006-2013 Lecturer part-time at the Scandinavian College of manual therapy, responsible for the sports medicine program (course is 15 ECTS)

2006-2016 Swedish Tennis Federation - Head of physical training, physical tests, screenings and strategic guidelines for national top players in Sweden.

2006-2016 Swedish Olympic Committee, resource for Tennis via the Swedish Tennis Federation (see above).

2009 Naprapath (manual therapist) of the year 2009, voted by the Swedish Naprapathic Board.

2013 Physio/Naprapath for the Swedish Davis Cup Team.

2014 - 2016 Medical chief at Cityakuten Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine clinic, Stockholm.

2014 - ongoing Senior lecturer in Sports Medicine at the Scandinavian College of manual therapy.

2020 - ongoing Director of Tennis Research and Performance Group, Sophiahemmet, Stockholm, Sweden

2021 - ongoing Director of Athletic Performance at Good to Great Tennis Academy, Stockholm, Sweden.

2023 - ongoing President of the Society for Tennis Medicine and Science

2023 - ongoing Associate Professor at Sophiahemmet University, Stockholm, Sweden.

2023 - T.David Sisk Award for Best International Paper in the Journal Sports Health.