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
- (2022) Multidisciplinary and neuroimaging findings in preterm born very low birthweight individuals from birth to 28 years of age: A systematic review of a Norwegian prospective cohort study. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology.
- (2022) Reference material for Hammersmith Infant Neurological Examination scores based on healthy, term infants aged 3 to 7 months. Journal of Pediatrics. vol. 244.
- (2022) Increased interaction and procedural flexibility favoured participation: Study across European cohorts of preterm born individuals. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. vol. 143.
- (2022) Health-related quality of life in young adults born small for gestational age: a prospective cohort study. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. vol. 20 (1).
- (2022) ADHD symptoms and diagnosis in adult preterms: systematic review, IPD meta-analysis, and register-linkage study. Pediatric Research.
- (2021) Recovery trajectories in common musculoskeletal complaints by diagnosis contra prognostic phenotypes. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders.
- (2021) Genetic variants related to physical activity or sedentary behaviour: a systematic review. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. vol. 18:15.
- (2021) Psychiatric disorders in individuals born very preterm / very low-birth weight: An individual participant data (IPD) meta-analysis. EClinicalMedicine. vol. 42.
- (2021) Body mass index and physical activity in seven-year-old children whose mothers exercised during pregnancy: follow-up of a multicentre randomised controlled trial. BMC Pediatrics. vol. 21 (1).
- (2021) Profile of children referred to primary health care physiotherapy: a longitudinal observational study in Norway. BMC Health Services Research. vol. 21:16.
- (2021) Association of very preterm birth or very low birth weight with intelligence in adulthood: an individual participant data meta-analysis. JAMA pediatrics.
- (2021) Patient characteristics and outcome in three different working models of home-based rehabilitation: a longitudinal observational study in primary health care in Norway. BMC Health Services Research. vol. 21 (1).
- (2021) Social functioning in adults born very preterm: Individual participant meta-analysis. Pediatrics. vol. 148 (5).
- (2020) Relationship between hippocampal subfield volumes and memory function in adults born preterm with very low birth weight (VLBW). Clinical Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine.
- (2020) Kan fysioterapeuters praksis dokumenteres? Erfaringer og utfordringer fra FYSIOPRIM. Fysioterapeuten. vol. 6.
- (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. vol. 25 (3).
- (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) Common Core Assessments in follow‐up studies of adults born preterm—Recommendation of the Adults Born Preterm International Collaboration. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology.
- (2020) Improving understanding of participation and attrition Phenomena in European cohort studies: Protocol for a multi-situated qualitative study. JMIR Research Protocols. vol. 9 (7).
- (2020) Novel approach towards musculoskeletal phenotypes. European Journal of Pain. vol. 24.