Research in CERG


The Cardiac Exercise Research Group has more than 50 employees and large research activity. Below are information on recently published results from the group, as well as some of our ongoing projects.

Resarch results

Video presentations

Scientific publications

List of scientific publications


Stølen, T. O., Høydal, M. A., Ahmed, M. S., Jørgensen, K., Garten, K., Hortigon-Vinagre, M. P., Zamora, V., Scrimgeour, N. R., Berre, A. M. O., Nes, B. M., Skogvoll, E., Moreira, J. B., McMullen, J. R., Attramadal, H., Smith, G. L., Ellingsen, Ø., & Wisløff, U. (2020). Exercise training reveals micro-RNAs associated with improved cardiac function and electrophysiology in rats with heart failure after myocardial infarction. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology.

Rodrigues, J. A. L., Stenvold, D., Almeida, M. L., Sobrinho, A. C. S., Rodrigues, G. S., & Júnior, C. R. (2020). Cardiometabolic risk factors associated with educational level in older people: comparison between Norway and BrazilJournal of Public Health.

Moreira, J. B., Wohlwend, M., & Wisløff, U. (2020) Exercise and cardiac health: physiological and molecular insightsNature Metabolism, 1-11

Mallard, A. R., Hollekim-Strand, S. M., Ingul, C. B., & Coombes, J. S. (2020). High day-to-day and diurnal variability of oxidative stress and inflammation biomarkers in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus and healthy individualsRedox Report25(1), 64-69.

Moreira, J. B., & Wisløff, U. (2020). Post-exercise breast milk: the new polypill?Nature Metabolism, 1-2.

Nauman, J., Sui, X., Lavie, C. J., Wen, C. P., Laukkanen, J. A., Blair, S. N., Dunn, P., Arena, R., & Wisløff, U. (2020). Personal activity intelligence and mortality – Data from the Aerobics Center Longitudinal StudyProgress in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Lund, J. S., Aksetøy, I. L. A., Dalen, H., Amundsen, B. H., & Støylen, A. (2020). Left ventricular diastolic function: Effects of high‐intensity exercise after acute myocardial infarctionEchocardiography.

Alves, C., Neves, W. D., de Almeida, N. R., Eichelberger, E. J., Jannig, P. R., Voltarelli, V. A., Tobias, G. C., Bechara, L., de P Faria, D., Alves, M., Hagen, L., Sharma, A., Slupphaug, G., Moreira, J., Wisloff, U., Hirshman, M. F., Negrão, C. E., de Castro, G., Jr, Chammas, R., Swoboda, K. J., Ruas, J. L., Goodyear, L. J., Brum, P. C. (2020). Exercise training reverses cancer-induced oxidative stress and decrease in muscle COPS2/TRIP15/ALIENMolecular metabolism, 101012.

Rasch-Halvorsen, Ø., Hassel, E., Brumpton, B. M., Jenssen, H., Spruit, M. A., Langhammer, A., & Steinshamn, S. (2020). The association between normal lung function and peak oxygen uptake in patients with exercise intolerance and coronary artery diseasePloS one15(5), e0232693.

Calverley, T. A., Ogoh, S., Marley, C. J., Steggall, M., Marchi, N., Brassard, P., Lucas, S. J. E., Cotter, J. D:, Roig, M., Ainslie, P. N, Wisløff, U., & Bailey, D. M. (2020). HIITing the brain with exercise; mechanisms, consequences and practical recommendationsThe Journal of Physiology.

Weston, K., Barker, A. R., Bond, B., Costigan, S., Ingul, C., & Williams, C. (2020). The BASES Expert Statement on the Role of High-intensity Interval Exercise for Health and Fitness Promotion in Young PeopleThe Sport and Exercise Scientist, (64), 8-9.

Halle, K. K., Bakke, Ø., Djurovic, S., Bye, A., Ryeng, E., Wisløff, U., Andreassen, O. A., & Langaas, M. (2020): Computationally efficient familywise error rate control in genome‐wide association studies using score tests for generalized linear modelsScandinavian Journal of Statistics.

Taraldsen, M. D., Videm, V., Hegbom, K., Wiseth, R., & Madssen, E. (2020). Stent edge vascular response and in-stent geometry after aerobic exerciseCardiovascular Intervention and Therapeutics, 1-10.

Gjellesvik, T. I., Becker, F., Tjønna, A. E., Indredavik, B., Nilsen, H., Brurok, B., Tørhaug, T., Busuladzic, M., Lydersen, S., & Askim, T. (2020). Effects of High-Intensity Interval Training after Stroke (The HIIT-Stroke study)-A Multicenter Randomized Controlled TrialArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Ghram, A., Shafiee, A., Soori, R., Choobineh, S., Niyazi, S., Shirani, S., Hosseinsabet, A., Wisløff, U., & Jenab, Y. (2020). Safety and efficacy of high intensity interval training in a patient with acute pulmonary embolismProgress in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Garnvik, L. E., Malmo, V., Jansky, I., Ellekjær, H., Wisløff, U., Loennechen, J. P., & Nes, B. (2020). Physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and cardiovascular outcomes in individuals with atrial fibrillation: the HUNT studyEuropean Heart Journal. ehaa032

Bye, A., Klevjer, M., Ryeng, E., Silva, G. J., Moreira, J. B. N., Stensvold, D., & Wisløff, U. (2020). Identification of novel genetic variants associated with cardiorespiratory fitnessProgress in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Gigante, B., Papa, L., Bye, A., Kunderfranco, P., Viviani, C., Roncarati, R., Briguori, C., de Faire, U., Bottai, M., & Condorelli, G. (2020). MicroRNA signatures predict early major coronary events in middle-aged men and womenCell death & disease11(1), 1-3.

Letnes, J. M., Nes, B. N., Vaardal-Lunde, K., Slette, M. B., Mølmen-Hansen, H. E., Aspenes, S. T., Støylen, A., Wisløff, U., & Dalen, H. (2020). Left Atrial Volume, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, and Diastolic Function in Healthy Individuals: The HUNT Study, NorwayJournal of the American Heart Association9(3), e014682

Liff, M. H., Hoff, M., Fremo, T., Wisløff, U., & Videm, V. (2020). An Estimation Model for Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Adults with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

Rodrigues, J. A. L., Ferrari, G. D., Trapé, Á. A., de Moraes, V. N., Gonçalves, T. C. P., Tavares, S. S., Tjønna, A. E., de Souza, H. C. D., & Júnior, C. R. B. (2020). β 2 adrenergic interaction and cardiac autonomic function: effects of aerobic training in overweight/obese individualsEuropean Journal of Applied Physiology120(3), 613-624.


Peterman, J. E., Arena, R., Myers, J., Marzolini, S., Ross, R., Lavie, C. J., Wisløff, U., Stensvold, D., & Kaminsky, L. A. (2019). Development of Global Reference Standards for Directly Measured Cardiorespiratory Fitness: A Report From the Fitness Registry and Importance of Exercise National Database (FRIEND). Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Nauman, J., Khan, M. A., & Joyner, M. J. (2019). Walking in the Fast Lane: High-Intensity Walking for Improved Fitness and Health Outcomes. In Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 94(12), 2378-2380

Arena, R., Myers, J., Harber, M., Wisløff, U., Stensvold, D., & Kaminsky, L. (2019). Peak oxygen pulse responses during maximal cardiopulmonary exercise testing: Reference standards from FRIEND (Fitness Registry and the Importance of Exercise: an International Database). International Journal of Cardiology.

Dias, K. A., Ramos, J. S., Wallen, M. P., Davies, P. S., Cain, P. A., Leong, G. M., Ingul, C. B., Coombes, J. S., & Keating, S. E. (2019). Accuracy of Longitudinal Assessment of Visceral Adipose Tissue by Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry in Children with ObesityJournal of Obesity2019.

Karlsen, T., Videm, V., Halle, M., Ellingsen, Ø., Støylen, A., Dalen, H., Dalgardelle, C., Larsen, A. I., Hole, T., Mezzani, A., van Crenenbroeck, E. M., Beckers, P., Pressler, A., Christle, J. W., Winzer, E., Mangner, N., Woitek, F., Höllriegel, R., Snoer, M., Feiereisen, P., Valborgland, T., Linke, A., & Prescott, E. (2019). Baseline and Exercise Predictors of VO2peak in Systolic Heart Failure Patients: Results from SMARTEX-HF. Medicine and science in sports and exercise.

Tari, A. R., Nauman, J., Zisko, N., Skjellegrind, H. K., Bosnes, I., Bergh, S., Stensvold, D., Selbæk, G., & Wisløff, U. (2019). Temporal changes in cardiorespiratory fitness and risk of dementia incidence and mortality: a population-based prospective cohort studyThe Lancet Public Health4(11), e565-e574.

Stølen, T., Shi, M., Wohlwend, M., Høydal, M. A., Bathen, T. F., Ellingsen, Ø., & Esmaeili, M. (2019). Effect of exercise training on cardiac metabolism in rats with heart failureScandinavian Cardiovascular Journal, 1-8.

Laukkanen, J. A., Kunutsor, S. K., Ozemek, C., Mäkikallio, T., Lee, D. C., Wisloff, U., & Lavie, C. J. (2019). Cross-country skiing and running's association with cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality: A review of the evidenceProgress in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Velle-Forbord, T., Eidlaug, M., Debik, J., Sæther, J. C., Follestad, T., Nauman, J., Gigante, B., Røsjø, H., Omland, T., Langaas, M., & Bye, A. (2019). Circulating microRNAs as predictive biomarkers of myocardial infarction: Evidence from the HUNT studyAtherosclerosis.

Garnvik, L. E., Malmo, V., Janszky, I., Wisløff, U., Loennechen, J. P., & Nes, B. M. (2019). Estimated Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Risk of Atrial Fibrillation: The HUNT StudyMedicine and science in sports and exercise.

Lavie, C. J., Hecht, H. F., & Wisloff, U. (2019). Extreme Physical Activity May Increase Coronary Calcification, But Fitness Still Prevails. Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes, 3(2), 103-105.

Nordstoga, A. L., Zotcheva, E., Svedahl, E. R., Nilsen, T. I. L., & Skarpsno, E. S. (2019). Long-term changes in body weight and physical activity in relation to all-cause and cardiovascular mortality: the HUNT studyInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 16(45)

Liff, M. H., Hoff, M., Fremo, T., Wisløff, U., Thomas, R., & Videm, V. (2019). Cardiorespiratory fitness in patients with rheumatoid arthritis is associated with the patient global assessment but not with objective measurements of disease activityRMD Open, 5(1), e000912.

Bode, D., Lindnes, D., Schwarz, M., Westermann, D., Deisler, P., Primessnig, U., Hegemann, N., Blatter, L. A., van Linthout, S., Tschöpe, C., Schoenrah, F., Soltani, S, Stamm, C., Duesterhoeft, V., Rolim, N., Wisløff, U., Knosalla, C., Falk, V., Pieske, B. M., Heinzel, F. R., & Hohendanner, F. (2019). The role of fibroblast – Cardiomyocyte interaction for atrial dysfunction in HFpEF and hypertensive heart diseaseJournal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology

Shigdel, R., Dalen, H., Sui, X., Lavie, C. J., Wisløff, U., & Ernstsen, L. (2019). Cardiorespiratory fitness and the risk of first acute myocardial infarction: the HUNT StudyJournal of the American Heart Association, 8(9), e010293.

Pedersen, E. S., Tengesdal, S., Radtke, M., & Rise, K. A. L. (2019). Major increase in creatine kinase after intensive exerciseTidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening: tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke, 139(7).

Berg, J., Undebakke, V., Rasch-Halvorsen, Ø., Aakerøy, L., Sandbakk, Ø., & Tjønna, A. E. (2019). Comparison of mitochondrial respiration in M. triceps brachii and M. vastus lateralis between elite cross-country skiers and physically active controlsFrontiers in Physiology

Madssen, E., Skaug, E. A., Wisløff, U., Ellingsen, Ø., & Videm, V. (2019, March). Inflammation Is Strongly Associated With Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Sex, BMI, and the Metabolic Syndrome in a Self-reported Healthy Population: HUNT3 Fitness StudyMayo Clinic Proceedings.

Bækkerud, F. H., Salerno, S., Cariotti, P., Morland, C., Storm-Mathisen, J. S., Bergersen, L. H., Høydal, M. A., Catalucci, D., & Stølen, T. O. (2019) High Intensity Interval Training Ameliorates Mitochondrial Dysfunction in the Left Ventricle of Mice with Type 2 DiabetesCardiovascular Toxicology

Zotcheva, E., Pintzka, C. W. S., Salvesen, Ø., Selbæk, G., Håberg, A. K., & Ernstsen, L. (2019). Associations of Changes in Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression with Brain Volumes: The HUNT StudyFrontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 13, 53.

Shi, M., Ellingsen, Ø., Bathen, T. F., Høydal, M. A., Stølen, T., & Esmaeili, M. (2019). The Effect of Exercise Training on Myocardial and Skeletal Muscle Metabolism by MR Spectroscopy in Rats with Heart FailureMetabolites, 9(3), 53.

Rognmo, Ø., & Wisløff, U. (2019). Exercise in medicineProgress in cardiovascular diseases.

Moreria, J. B. N., Wohlwend, M., Fenk, S., Åmellem, I., Flatberg, A., Kraljevic, J., Marinovic, J., Ljubkovic, M., Bjørkøy, G., & Wisløff, U. (2019). Exercise reveals proline dehydrogenase as a potential target in heart failureProgress in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Tari, A. R., Norevik, C. S., Scrimgeour, N. R., Kobro-Flatmoen, A., Storm-Mathisen, J., Bergersen, L. H., Wrann, C. D., Selbæk, G., Kivipelto, M., Moreira, J. B. N., & Wisløff, U. (2019). Are the Neuroprotective Effects of Exercise Training Systemically Mediated?Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Nauman, J., Nes, B. M., Zisko, N., Revdal, A., Myers, J., Kaminsky, L. A., & Wisløff, U. (2019). Personal activity intelligence (PAI): A new standard in activity tracking for obtaining a healthy cardiorespiratory fitness level and low cardiovascular riskProgress in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Ozemek, C., Lavie, C. J., & Rognmo, Ø. (2019). Global Physical Activity Levels-Need for InterventionProgress in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Croci, I., Coombes, J., Sandbakk, S. B., Keating, S. E., Nauman, J., Macdonald, G. A., & Wisløff, U. (2019). Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: prevalence and all-cause mortality according to sedentary behaviour and cardiorespiratory fitness. The HUNT Study Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Dalen, T., Sandmæl, S., Stevens, T. G., Hjelde, G. H., Kjøsnes, T. N., & Wisløff, U. (2019). Differences in Acceleration and High-Intensity Activities Between Small-Sided Games and Peak Periods of Official Matches in Elite Soccer PlayersThe Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research.

Undebakke, V., Berg, J., Tjønna, A. E., & Sandbakk, Ø. (2019). Comparison of Physiological and Perceptual Responses to Upper-, Lower-, and Whole-Body Exercise in Elite Cross-Country SkiersThe Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research.

Williams, C. J., Gurd, B. J., Bonafiglia, J. T., Voisin, S. A. C., Li, Z., Harvey, N., Croci, I., Taylor, J. L., Gajanand, T., Ramos, J. S., Fassett, R. G., Little, J. P., Francois, M. E., Hearon Jr., C. M., Sarma, S., Janssen, S. L. J. E., Caenenbroeck, E. M. V., Beckers, P., Cornelissen, V. A., Pattyn, N., Howden, E. K., Keating, S. E., Bye, A., Stensvold, D., Wisløff, U., Papadimitriou, I., Yan, X., Bishop, D. J., Eynon, N., & Coombes, J., (2019). A multi-centre comparison of V̇O2peak trainability between interval training and moderate intensity continuous training. Frontiers in Physiology, 10, 19.

Lavie, C., Wisløff, U., & Blumenthal, R. S. Extreme Physical Activity and Coronary Artery Calcification—Running Heavily and Safely With “Hearts of Stone”JAMA Cardiology

Taylor, J. L., Holland, D. J., Spathis, J. G., Beetham, K. S., Wisløff, U., Keating, S. E., & Coombes, J. S. (2019). Guidelines for the Delivery and Monitoring of High Intensity Interval Training in Clinical PopulationsProgress in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Dalen, T., Lorås, H., Hjelde, G. H., Kjøsnes, T. N., & Wisløff, U. (2019). Accelerations – a new approach to quantify physical performance decline in male elite soccer?European Journal of Sport Science, 1-9.

Kaminsky, L. A., Arena, R., Ellingsen, Ø., Harber, M. P., Myers, J., Ozemek, C., & Ross, R. (2019). Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Cardiovascular Disease-the Past, Present, and FutureProgress in cardiovascular diseases.

Rasch-Halvorsen, Ø., Hassel, E., Langhammer, A., Brumpton, B. M., & Steinshamn, S. (2019). The association between dynamic lung volume and peak oxygen uptake in a healthy general population: the HUNT studyBMC Pulmonary Medicine, 19(1), 2.


Souza, R. W., Alves, C. R., Medeiros, A., Rolim, N., Silva, G. J., Moreira, J. B., Alves, M. N., Wohlwend, M., Gebriel, M., Hagen, L., Sharma, A., Koch, L. G., Britton, S. L., Slupphaug, G., Wisløff, U., & Brum, P. C. (2018). Differential regulation of cysteine oxidative post-translational modifications in high and low aerobic capacityScientific reports, 8(1), 17772.

Shi, M., Ellingsen, Ø., Bathen, T. F., Høydal, M. A., Koch, L. G., Britton, S. L., Wisløff, U., Stølen, T., & Esmaeili, M. (2018). Skeletal muscle metabolism in rats with low and high intrinsic aerobic capacity: Effect of aging and exercise trainingPLOS ONE, 13(12), e0208703.

Letnes, J. M., Dalen, H., Vesterbekkmo, E. K., Wisløff, U., & Nes, B. M. (2018). Peak oxygen uptake and incident coronary heart disease in a healthy population: the HUNT Fitness Study European Heart Journal, ehy708

Berglund, I. J., Sørås, S. E., Relling, B. E., Lundgren, K. M., Kiel, I. A., & Moholdt, T. (2018). The relationship between maximum heart rate in a cardiorespiratory fitness test and in a maximum heart rate testJournal of Science and Medicine in Sport.

Ozemek, C., Laddu, D. R., Lavie, C. J., Claeys, H., Kaminsky, L. A., Ross, R., Wisløff, U., Arena, R., & Blair, S. N. (2018). An Update on the Role of Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Structured Exercise and Lifestyle Physical Activity in Preventing Cardiovascular Disease and Health RiskProgress in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Gunnes, M., Langhammer, B., Aamot, I. L., Lydersen, S., Ihle-Hansen, H., Indredavik, B., Kristine H. Reneflot, Schroeter, W., & Askim, T. (2018). Adherence to a Long-Term Physical Activity and Exercise Program After Stroke Applied in a Randomized Controlled TrialPhysical therapy.

Thomsen, R. S., Nilsen, T. I. L., Haugeberg, G., Bye, A., Kavanaugh, A., & Hoff, M. (2018). Effect of high-intensity interval training on cardiovascular disease risk factors and body composition in psoriatic arthritis: a randomised controlled trial. RMD Open, 4(2), e000729.

Zotcheva, E., Bergh, S., Selbæk, G., Krokstad, S., Håberg, A. K., Strand, B. H., & Ernstsen, L. (2018). Midlife Physical Activity, Psychological Distress, and Dementia Risk: The HUNT StudyJournal of Alzheimer's Disease, (Preprint), 1-9.

Tucker, W. J., Beaudry, R. I., Liang, Y., Clark, A. M., Tomczak, C. R., Nelson, M. D., Ellingsen, Ø., & Haykowsky, M. J. (2018). Meta-analysis of exercise training on left ventricular ejection fraction in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: a 10–year updateProgress in cardiovascular diseases.

Kieffer, S. K., Croci, I., Wisløff, U., & Nauman, J. (2018). Temporal Changes in a Novel Metric of Physical Activity Tracking (Personal Activity Intelligence) and Mortality: The HUNT Study, NorwayProgress in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Reitlo, L. S., Sandbakk, S. B., Viken, H., Aspvik, N. P., Ingebrigtsen, J. E., Tan, X., Wisløff, U., & Stensvold, D. (2018). Exercise patterns in older adults instructed to follow moderate-or high-intensity exercise protocol–the generation 100 studyBMC Geriatrics, 18(1), 208.

Bowen, T. S., Herz, C., Rolim, N. P., Berre, A. M. O., Halle, M., Kricke, A., Linke, A., da Silva, G. J., Wisløff, U., & Adams, V. (2018). Effects of endurance training on detrimental structural, cellular, and functional alterations in skeletal muscles of heart failure with preserved ejection fractionJournal of cardiac failure, 24(9), 603-613.

Kieffer, S. K., Zisko, N., Coombes, J. S., Nauman, J., & Wisløff, U. (2018) Personal Activity Intelligence and Mortality in Patients with Cardiovacular Disease: The HUNT StudyMayo Clinic Proceedings, 92(5), 1191-1201

Bozi, L. H., Takano, A. P., Campos, J. C., Rolim, N., Dourado, P. M., Voltarelli, V. A., Wisløff, U., Ferreira, J. C. B., Barreto-Chaves, M. L. M., & Brum, P. C. (2018). Endoplasmic reticulum stress impairs cardiomyocyte contractility through JNK-dependent upregulation of BNIP3International Journal of Cardiology.

Myrstad, M., Malmo, V., Ulimoen, S. R., Tveit, A., & Loennechen, J. P. (2018). Exercise in individuals with atrial fibrillationClinical Research in Cardiology, 1-8.

Viken, H., Reitlo, L. S., Zisko, N., Nauman, J., Aspvik, N. P., Ingebrigtsen, J. E., Wisløff, D., & Stensvold, D. (2018). Predictors of Dropout in Exercise Trials in Older AdultsMedicine and science in sports and exercise.

Bjørnland, T., Bye, A., Ryeng, E., Wisløff, U., & Langaas, M. (2018). Powerful extreme phenotype sampling designs and score tests for genetic association studiesStatistics in medicine.

Aspvik, N. P., Viken, H., Ingebrigtsen, J. E., Zisko, N., Mehus, I., Wisløff, U., & Stensvold, D. (2018). Do weather changes influence physical activity level among older adults?–The Generation 100 studyPloS one, 13(7), e0199463.

Garnvik, L. E., Malmo, V., Janszky, I., Wisløff, U., Loennechen, J. P., & Nes, B (2018). Physical activity modifies the risk of atrial fibrillation in obese individuals: The HUNT3 studyEuropean Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 2047487318784365

Thomsen, R. S., Nilsen, T. I., Haugeberg, G., Bye, A., Kavanaugh, A., & Hoff, M. (2019). Impact of High-Intensity Interval Training on Disease Activity and Disease in Patients With Psoriatic Arthritis: A Randomized Controlled TrialArthritis Care & Research, 71(4), 530-537.

Nyrnes, S. A., Garnæs, K. K., Salvesen, Ø., Timilsina, A. S., Moholdt, T., & Ingul, C. B. (2018). Cardiac function in newborns of obese women and the effect of exercise during pregnancy. A randomized controlled trial. PloS one 13(6): e0197334

Zotcheva, E., Selbæk, G., Bjertness, E., Ernstsen, L., & Strand, B. H. (2018). Leisure-time physical activity is associated with reduced risk of dementia-related mortality in adults with and without psychological distress: The Cohort of NorwayFrontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 10, 151.

Aamot, I. L., & Rognmo, Ø. (2018) Exercise therapy in intermittent claudication. E-Journal of Cardiology Practice

Carlsen, T., Salvesen, Ø., Sui, X., Lavie, C. J., Blair, S. N., Wisløff, U., & Ernstsen, L. (2018). Long-term Changes in Depressive Symptoms and Estimated Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Risk of All-Cause Mortality: The Nord-Trøndelag Health StudyMayo Clinic Proceedings.

Tjønna, A. E., Ramos, J. S., Pressler, A., Halle, M., Jungbluth, K., Ermacora, E., Salvesen, Ø., Rodrigues, J., Bueno jr., C. R., Munk, P. S., Coombes, J., & Wisløff, U. (2018). EX-MET study: exercise in prevention on of metabolic syndrome–a randomized multicenter trial: rational and designBMC public health, 18(1), 437.

Moholdt, T., Lavie, C. J., & Nauman, J. (2018). Sustained Physical Activity, Not Weight Loss, Associated With Improved Survival in Coronary Heart DiseaseJournal of the American College of Cardiology, 71(10), 1094-1101.

Neto, M. G., Durães, A. R., Conceição, L. S. R., Saquetto, M. B., Ellingsen, Ø., & Carvalho, V. O. (2018). High intensity interval training versus moderate intensity continuous training on exercise capacity and quality of life in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: A systematic review and meta-analysisInternational Journal of Cardiology.

Dias, K. A., Ingul, C. B., Tjønna, A. E., Keating, S. E., Gomersall, S. R., Follestad, T., Hosseini, M. S., Hollekim-Strand, S. M., Ro, T. B., Haram, M., & Huuse, E. M., Davies, P. S. W., Cain, P. A., Leong, G. M., & Coombes, J. S. (2017). Effect of High-Intensity Interval Training on Fitness, Fat Mass and Cardiometabolic Biomarkers in Children with Obesity: A Randomised Controlled TrialSports Medicine, 1-14.

Malmo, V., Kelly, A., Stolen, T., Garten, K. S., Rolim, N., Wisløff, U., Smith, G., & Loennechen, J. P. (2018). Aerobic interval training prevents age-dependent vulnerability to atrial fibrillation in rodentsFrontiers in Physiology, 9, 206.

Ingul, C. B. (2018). Low volume, high intensity: Time-efficient exercise for the treatment of hypertensionEuropean Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 2047487318760040.

Smenes, B. T., Bækkerud, F. H., Slagsvold, K. H., Hassel, E., Wohlwend, M., Pinho, M., Høydal, M., Wisløff, U., Rognmo, Ø., & Wahba, A. (2018). Acute exercise is not cardioprotective and may induce apoptotic signalling in heart surgery: a randomized controlled trialInteractive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery.

Ingul, C. B., Dias, K. A., Tjonna, A. E., Follestad, T., Hosseini, M. S., Timilsina, A. S., Hollekim-Strand, S. M., Ro, T. B., Davies, P. S. W., Leong, G. M., & Coombes, J. S. (2018). Effect of High Intensity Interval Training on Cardiac Function in Children with Obesity: a Randomised Controlled TrialProgress in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Høydal, M. A., Kirkeby‐Garstad, I., Karevold, A., Wiseth, R., Haaverstad, R., Wahba, A., Stølen, T., L. Contu, R., Condorelli, G., Ellingsen, Ø., Smith, G. L., Kemi, O. J., & Wisløff, U. (2018). Human cardiomyocyte calcium handling and transverse tubules in mid‐stage of post‐myocardial‐infarction heart failureESC heart failure.


Williams, C. J., Williams, M. G., Eynon, N., Ashton, K. J., Little, J. P., Wisloff, U., & Coombes, J. S. (2017). Genes to predict VO 2max trainability: a systematic reviewBMC genomics, 18(8), 831.

Stensvold, D., Sandbakk, S. B., Viken, H., Zisko, N., Reitlo, L. S., Nauman, J., Gaustad, S. E., Hassel, E., Moufack, M., Brønstad, E., Aspvik, N. P., Malmo, V., Steinshamn, S. L., Støylen, A., Anderssen, S. A., Helbostad, J. L., Rognmo, Ø, & Wisløff, U. (2017). Cardiorespiratory Reference Data in Older Adults: The Generation 100 StudyMedicine and science in sports and exercise, 49(11), 2206.

Bowen, T. S., Brauer, D., Rolim, N. P., Bækkerud, F. H., Kricke, A., Berre, A. M. O., Fischer, T., Linke, A., da Silva G. J., Wisløff, U., & Adams, V. (2017). Exercise Training Reveals Inflexibility of the Diaphragm in an Animal Model of Patients With Obesity‐Driven Heart Failure With a Preserved Ejection FractionJournal of the American Heart Association, 6(10), e006416.

Mallard, A. R., Hollekim-Strand, S. M., Coombes, J. S., & Ingul, C. B. (2017). Exercise intensity, redox homeostasis and inflammation in type 2 diabetes mellitusJournal of science and medicine in sport, 20(10), 893-898.

Zaglia, T., Ceriotti, P., Campo, A., Borile, G., Armani, A., Carullo, P., Prando, V., Coppini, R., Vida, V., Stølen, T., Wisløff, U., Cerbai, E., Stellin, G., Faggian, G., De Stefani, D., Sandri, M., Rizzuto, R., Di Lisa, F., Pozzan, T., Catalucci, D., & Mongillo, M. (2017). Content of mitochondrial calcium uniporter (MCU) in cardiomyocytes is regulated by microRNA-1 in physiologic and pathologic hypertrophyProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201708772.

Wisloff, U., & Lavie, C. J. (2017). Taking Physical Activity, Exercise, and Fitness to a Higher Level. Progress in cardiovascular diseases, 60(1), 1.

Wisløff, U., Lavie, C. J., & Rognmo, Ø. (2017). Letter by Wisløff et al Regarding Article,“High-Intensity Interval Training in Patients With Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction”Circulation, 136(6), 607-608.

Leinan, I. M., Aamot, I. L., Støylen, A., Karlsen, T., & Wisløff, U. (2015). Upper arm venous compliance and fitness in stable coronary artery disease patients and healthy controlsClinical physiology and functional imaging.

Martins C, Aschehoug I, Ludviksen M, Holst J, Finlayson G, Wisloff U, Morgan L, King N, Kulseng B. (2017). High-Intensity Interval Training, Appetite, and Reward Value of Food in the Obese. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 49(9):1851-1858

D'Souza, A., Pearman, C. M., Wang, Y., Nakao, S., Logantha, S. J. R., Cox, C., Bennett, H., Zhang., Y., Johnsen, A. B., Linscheid, N., Poulsen, P. C., Elliott, J., Coulson, J., McPhee, J., Robertson, A., da Costa Martins, P. A., Kitmitto, A., Wisløff, U., Cartwright, E. J., Monfredi, O., Lundby, A., Dobrzynski, H., Ocaendy, D., Morris, G. M., & Boyett, M. R. (2017). Targeting miR-423-5p Reverses Exercise Training-Induced HCN4 Channel Remodeling and Sinus BradycardiaCirculation research, CIRCRESAHA-117.

Dias, K. A., Masterson, C. E., Wallen, M. P., Tjonna, A. E., Hosseini, M. S., Davies, P. S., Cain, P. A., Leong, G. M., Arena, R., Ingul, C. B., & Coombes, J. S. (2017). Assessment of the 5-Minute Oxygen Uptake Efficiency Slope in Children With ObesityPediatric exercise science, 29(3), 350-360.

Dias, K. A., Spence, A. L., Sarma, S., Oxborough, D., Timilsina, A. S., Davies, P. S., Cain, P. A., Leong, G. M., Ingul, C. B., & Coombes, J. S. (2017). Left ventricular morphology and function in adolescents: Relations to fitness and fatnessInternational journal of cardiology, 240, 313-319.

Silva, G. J., Bye, A., el Azzouzi, H., & Wisløff, U. (2017). MicroRNAs as important regulators of exercise adaptationProgress in cardiovascular diseases, 60(1), 130-151.

Sandbakk, S. B., Nauman, J., Lavie, C. J., Wisløff, U., & Stensvold, D. (2017). Combined Association of Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Body Fatness With Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Older Norwegian Adults: The Generation 100 StudyMayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes, 1(1), 67-77.

Karlsen, T., Aamot, I. L., Haykowsky, M., & Rognmo, Ø. (2017). High Intensity Interval Training for Maximizing Health OutcomesProgress in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Zisko, N., Skjerve, K. N., Tari, A. R., Sandbakk, S. B., Wisloff, U., Nes, B. M., & Nauman, J. (2017). Personal Activity Intelligence (PAI), Sedentary Behavior and Cardiovascular Risk Factor Clustering-The HUNT Study. Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Nauman, J., Tauschek, L. C., Kaminsky, L. A., Nes, B. M., & Wisløff, U. (2017). Global fitness levels: findings from a Web-based surveillance reportProgress in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Schaardenburgh, M., Wohlwend, M., Rognmo, Ø., & Mattsson, E. J. (2017). Exercise in claudicants increase or decrease walking ability and the response relates to mitochondrial functionJournal of translational medicine, 15(1), 130.

Morland, C., Andersson, K. A., Haugen, Ø. P., Hadzic, A., Kleppa, L., Gille, A., Rinholm, J. E., Palibrk, V., Diget, E. H., Kennedy, L. H., Stølen, T., Hennestad, E., Moldestad, O., Cai, Y., Puchades, M., Offermanns, S., Vervaeke, K., Bjørås, M., Wisløff, U., Storm-Mathisen, J., & Bergersen, L. H., (2017). Exercise induces cerebral VEGF and angiogenesis via the lactate receptor HCAR1Nature Communications, 8.

Zisko, N., Nauman, J., Sandbakk, S. B., Aspvik, N. P., Salvesen, Ø., Carlsen, T., Viken, H., Ingebrigtsen, J. E., Wisløff, U., & Stensvold, D. (2017). Absolute and relative accelerometer thresholds for determining the association between physical activity and metabolic syndrome in the older adults: The Generation-100 studyBMC geriatrics, 17(1), 109.

Karlsen, T., Nauman, J., Dalen, H., Langhammer, A., & Wisløff, U. (2017, May). The Combined Association of Skeletal Muscle Strength and Physical Activity on Mortality in Older Women: The HUNT2 StudyIn Mayo Clinic Proceedings (Vol. 92, No. 5, pp. 710-718). Elsevier.

Bowen, T. S., Aakerøy, L., Eisenkolb, S., Kunth, P., Bakkerud, F., Wohlwend, M., Berre, A. M. O., Fischer, T., Wisløff, U., Schuler, G., Steinshamn, S., Adams, V, & Brønstad, E., (2017). Exercise Training Reverses Extrapulmonary Impairments in Smoke-exposed MiceMedicine and science in sports and exercise, 49(5), 879-887.

Østhus, I. B. Ø., Lydersen, S., Dalen, H., Nauman, J., & Wisløff, U. (2017). Association of Telomere Length With Myocardial Infarction: A Prospective Cohort From the Population Based HUNT 2 StudyProgress in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Van Schaardenburgh, M., Wohlwend, M., Rognmo, Ø., & Mattsson, E. (2017). Calf raise exercise increases walking performance in patients with intermittent claudication. Journal of vascular surgery, 65(5), 1473-1482.

Hassel, E., Stensvold, D., Halvorsen, T., Wisløff, U., Langhammer, A., & Steinshamn, S. (2017). Lung function parameters improve prediction of VO2peak in an elderly population: The Generation 100 studyPloS one, 12(3), e0174058.

Ljones, K., Ness, H. O., Solvang-Garten, K., Gaustad, S. E., & Høydal, M. A. (2017). Acute exhaustive aerobic exercise training impair cardiomyocyte function and calcium handling in Sprague-Dawley ratsPloS one, 12(3), e0173449.

Nes, B. M., Gutvik, C. R., Lavie, C. J., Nauman, J., & Wisløff, U. (2017). Personalized activity intelligence (PAI) for prevention of cardiovascular disease and promotion of physical activityThe American journal of medicine, 130(3), 328-336.

Ellingsen, Ø., Halle, M., Conraads, V., Støylen, A., Dalen, H., Delagardelle, C.,  Larsen, A-I., Hole, T., Mezzqani, A., van Craenenbroeck E. M., Videm, V., Beckers, P. J., Christie, J. W., Winzer, E. B., Mangne, N., Woitek, F., Höllriegel, R., Pressler, A. P., Monk-Hansen, T., Snoer, M., Feiereisen, P., Valborgland, T., Kjekshus, J. K., Hambrecht, R., Gielen, S., Karlsen, T., Prescott, E. B. & Linke, A. (2017). High-Intensity Interval Training in Patients With Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection FractionCirculation, 135(9), 839-849.

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