Background and activities
Hallgeir Viken is a postdoctoral fellow at the Cardiac Exercise Research Group (CERG), Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, NTNU.
Viken completed his PhD in clinical medicine in 2016. His research focused on physical activity and exercise among older adults.
Viken has a Master’s degree in sports science (2009) and a Cand.mag degree in social science from NTNU (2002). During his Masters, Viken studied the role of coaches in cross country skiing at the elite level. Viken has previously worked at the Social sciences and sports sciences programme, NTNU.
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2019) Predictors of dropout in exercise trials in older adults: The generation 100 study. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. vol. 51 (1).
- (2018) Do weather changes influence physical activity level among older adults? – The Generation 100 study. PLOS ONE. vol. 13 (7).
- (2018) Exercise patterns in older adults instructed to follow moderate- or high-intensity exercise protocol - the generation 100 study. BMC Geriatrics. vol. 18 (1).
- (2017) Cardiorespiratory Reference Data in Older Adults: The Generation 100 Study. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. vol. 49 (11).
- (2017) Absolute and relative accelerometer thresholds for determining the association between physical activity and metabolic syndrome in the older adults: The Generation-100 study. BMC Geriatrics. vol. 17 (1).
- (2016) Are older adults physically active enough - A matter of assessment method? The generation 100 study. PLOS ONE. vol. 11 (11).
- (2016) Correlates of objectively measured physical activity among norwegian older adults: The Generation 100 Study. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. vol. 24 (3).
- (2016) Physical activity and exercise among older adults – The Generation 100 study. 2016. ISBN 978-82-326-1722-7. Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU (2016:192).
- (2015) A randomised controlled study of the long-term effects of exercise training on mortality in elderly people: Study protocol for the generation 100 study. BMJ Open. vol. 5 (2).
- (2015) A cross-sectional study of physical activity correlates in older adults (70-77yrs): The Generation 100 study. European Geriatric Medicine. vol. 6.