Erik Hemmingsson

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Matilda Gredfors Andersson

Foreign Rights Manager | Illustrated & Practical Non-Fiction

Agent

Matilda Gredfors Andersson

Foreign Rights Manager | Illustrated & Practical Non-Fiction

Erik Hemmingsson

Erik Hemmingsson, born in 1973, is one of Sweden’s leading obesity researchers. He has a PhD in Exercise & Health Sciences at the University of Bristol, as well as in medicin with a focus on clinical obesity research (treatment) at the Karolinska Institute. During the years 2010-2015 he was research group leader at the Obesity Centre at the Karolinska University Hospital, and he is a docent in metabolism. He has been invited as a lecturer to academic conferences around the world, talking in particular about reasons for obesity such as social and psychological factors, stress, mental illness, and the regulation of body weight. He is currently active as a researcher at the Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences in Stockholm.

Books by Erik Hemmingsson

Bodies at Wat

Erik Hemmingsson, Stina Wollter

Many of us struggle with impossible weight goals and a fatphobic diet culture that hurts more than it helps. In this book, obesity medicine specialist Erik Hemmingsson and artist Stina Wollter share shocking testimonies on weight bullying, both in so…

Swedish title: Kriget mot kroppen

Category: General Non-Fiction

Pub date: 19-09-2022

Format: 148 x 210 mm, 304 pages

The End of Dieting

Erik Hemmingsson

Weight loss is a struggle shared by many, and it can result in a feeling of failure and self-criticism. In The End of Dieting researcher Erik Hemmingsson, failing to lose weight is not your own fault. Losing and gaining weight is connected to our dif…

Swedish title: Slutbantat

Category: Illustrated Non-Fiction

Pub date: 27-12-2018

Format: 148x210 mm, 208 pages