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Per-Olof Åstrand

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Åstrand in Hylands hörna 1963

Per-Olof Åstrand (October 21, 1922 – January 2, 2015)[1] was a Swedish professor of physiology. He worked at the Royal Gymnastic Central Institute (GCI/GIH) in Stockholm 1970-1977, and 1977-1988 at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. He was a member of the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet (1977–1988). Åstrand is considered a "pioneer", "legend"[2] and one of the "founding fathers" of modern exercise physiology.[3]

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  1. "Två av Sveriges främst idrottsfysiologer har gått bort". 3 January 2015.
  2. Läkartidningen Archived 2015-01-03 at the Wayback Machine 2007
  3. "Per-Olof Åstrand". www.topendsports.com.

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