Cardiac Exercise Research Group (CERG)
The Cardiac Exercise Research Group was established in January 2008 with funding from the Norwegian Research Council (Outstanding Young Investigators Program), the Norwegian Council on Cardiovascular Disease, St. Olav's Hospital and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). From 2011, the group was given a grant to become the K.G. Jebsen Center for Exercise in Medicine for the next four years, which releases additional funding from NTNU and the Central Norway Regional Health Authority. The group is headed by professor Ulrik Wisløff and includes around 50 employees, among others post docs, PhD students, engineers and administrative personel.
4x4 Interval Training
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UNIKARD is a Norwegian national initiative focusing on cardiovascular research and is coordinated from K.G. Jebsen - Center for Exercise in Medicine. Unikard has its own blog and webpage at www.unikard.org (in Norwegian). The project will last from 2012-2015.
K.G. Jebsen Center for Exercise in Medicine
Since 2010, Cardiac Exercise Research Group has received 4 million NOK per year until 2014 from Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Foundation. The funding has made it possible to establish K.G. Jebsen Center of Exercise in Medicine, which intends to conduct research of top international quality where collaboration between researchers and physicians with different expertise together for one common goal: namely, improved heart health.