Thor Einar Andersen, MD PhD PT is a research scientist at the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences. He has also a master degree in health administration from the University of Oslo.
Thor Einar is a consultant physician, and a specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and authorized as a Sports Medicine Physician (Idrettslege NIMF) by the Norwegian Society of Sports Medicine. His main research area is injury causes, injury mechanisms and prevention of football injuries.
Thor Einar is the chairman of the Medical Committee of the Norwegian Football Association, and he also serves as team physician for the male national A-team in football. He is member of the board of the Norwegian Society of Sports Medicine. In addition, he is a member of the board and director of sports in the football department in Nordstrand IF.
Thor Einar has won two national championships in football for IK Start, and he has also represented youth teams in football for Norway up to the U-23 team.