Background and activities

I am employed at Centre for Elite Sports Research (SenTIF) and I mainly focus on research in Biathlon, a winter sport combining rifle shooting and cross-country skiing. I also coordinate Team NTNU, a team with student-athletes on NTNU from various endurance sports. 

In addition I work for The Norwegian Olympic Federation and my main responsibilties are physiological testing of biathletes and orienteers in Trondheim. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Movement Science (2009 - 2013)
  • Master's degree in Human Movement Science (2013 - 2015) 
  • Trainer education at NTNU and The Norwegian Olympic Federation  (BEV6100 - 2015) 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Haugnes, Pål; Kocbach, Jan; Luchsinger, Harri; Munkebye, Øyvind; Ettema, Gertjan; Sandbakk, Øyvind. (2016) Heart rate profiles, external work rate and kinematics when ski skating on varying terrain during low-, moderate-, and high-intensity endurance training. 7th International Congress On Science And Skiing ; 2016-12-10 - 2016-12-15.
  • Luchsinger, Harri; Kocbach, Jan; Sandbakk, Øyvind. (2016) Shooting Time and Performance per Shot in the Biathlon World Cup. Olympiatoppens Forskningskonferanse 2016 . Olympiatoppen; UBC Ullevål. 2016-09-27.
  • Luchsinger, Harri; Kjærnli, Peder; Seim, Anders; Baumgart, Julia Kathrin. (2015) Rowing to Gold - a successful contribution by NTNU’s experts in teams to the design of a rowing seat. Olympiatoppens forskningskonferanse 2015 ; 2015-09-10 - 2015-09-10.