Maria Nolvi

affiliated with the university

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Medical and Health Sciences


  • Rehabilitation medicine, Postpoliomyelitis syndrome, Sense of Coherence, Health Sciences , Other health sciences, Clinical medicine, Neurology, Other clinical medicine


I have been a doctoral student in the Rehabilitation Medicine Research group since 2016. I graduated in medicine from Lund University in June 2015 and I am doing my research internship at Skåne University Hospital since March 2017.

In my research I am studying the salutogenic concept Sense of Coherence (SOC) in persons with late effects of polio. My main focus is to investigate factors associated with SOC which may improve rehabilitation, as SOC is linked to life satisfaction and successful adaptation to a disability. My project includes both quantitative and qualitative studies. My main supervisor is Jan Lexell and assisting supervisors are Christina Brogårdh and Lars Jacobsson.

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