Kari Anne I. Evensen
Background and activities
Kari Anne I. Evensen is Professor at the at the Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). She is PhD in clinical medicine and specialist in physiotherapy for children and adolescents.
She is head of the research group NTNU Low Birth Weight Life, studying long-term consequences of low birth weight from childhood to adulthood, and principal investigator for FYSIOPRIM in Trondheim, a research program for physiotherapy in primary health care.
Fields of expertise/work
- Prematurity/low birth weight
- Motor function
- Multidisiplinary follow-up
- Evidence-based practise
- Paediatric physiotherapy
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
- (2020) Long-term motor outcomes of very preterm and/or very low birth weight individuals without cerebral palsy: A review of the current evidence. Seminars in Fetal & Neonatal Medicine.
- (2020) Maternal alcohol and drug use during pregnancy affects the motor behaviour and general movements of infants aged 3–4 months. Early Human Development. vol. 151.
- (2020) Novel approach towards musculoskeletal phenotypes. European Journal of Pain.
- (2019) Maternal serum retinol, 25(OH)D and 1,25(OH)2D concentrations during pregnancy and peak bone mass and trabecular bone score in adult offspring at 26-year follow-up. PLOS ONE. vol. 14:e0222712 (9).
- (2019) Expiratory airflow in late adolescence and early adulthood in individuals born very preterm or with very low birthweight compared with controls born at term or with normal birthweight: a meta-analysis of individual participant data. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. vol. 7 (8).
- (2019) Neurodevelopmental outcome in 7-year-old children is not affected by exercise during pregnancy: follow up of a multicentre randomised controlled trial. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
- (2019) Psychiatric symptoms and risk factors in adults born preterm with very low birthweight or born small for gestational age at term. BMC Psychiatry. vol. 19:223.
- (2019) Reduced white matter fractional anisotropy mediates cortical thickening in adults born preterm with very low birthweight. NeuroImage. vol. 188.
- (2019) Is more frequent physical therapy a success factor for enhanced gross motor progress in children with cerebral palsy? A national prospective cohort study. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology.
- (2018) Metabolic outcomes in adults born preterm with very low birthweight or small for gestational age at term: A cohort study. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. vol. 103 (12).
- (2018) Beskrivelse av barn og voksne som får oppfølging av kommunalt ansatte fysioterapeuter i Trondheim kommune. Fysioterapeuten.
- (2018) Characteristics, course and outcome of patients receiving physiotherapy in primary health care in Norway: design of a longitudinal observational project. BMC Health Services Research. vol. 18 (936).
- (2018) Musculoskeletal pain in adults born preterm: Evidence from two birth cohort studies. European Journal of Pain.
- (2018) White matter alterations and their associations with motor function in young adults born preterm with very low birth weight. NeuroImage: Clinical. vol. 17.
- (2018) Adult outcomes of being born late preterm or early term – What do we know?. Seminars in Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. vol. 24 (1).
- (2018) Factors Associated with Enhanced Gross Motor Progress in children with Cerebral Palsy: A Register-based Study. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics. vol. 38 (5).
- (2018) Is more frequent physical therapy associated with increased gross motor improvement in children with cerebral palsy? A national prospective cohort study. Disability and Rehabilitation.
- (2017) Peak bone mass and bone microarchitecture in adults born with low birth weight preterm or at term: A cohort study. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. vol. 102 (7).
- (2017) Self-reported chronic pain in young adults with a low birth weight. The Clinical Journal of Pain. vol. 33 (4).
- (2017) Psychiatric Disorders and General Functioning in Low Birthweight Adults: A Longitudinal Study. Pediatrics. vol. 139 (2).