Background and activities
Physiotherapist and phd, part of the Research Group on Geriatrics, Movement and Stroke (GeMS) at Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Science, NTNU. WP6 leader in the EU funded PreventIT project.
Focus areas: physical activity, older people, exercise to prevent functional decline and falls, activity monitoring, physical behaviour, rehabilitation after hip fracture, cognitive decline, and dementia.
- PreventIT: http://www.preventit.eu/
- Dynamic: An observational study and a pilot study focusing on physical activity in home-dwelling persons with cognitive decline and dementia
- Fysioprim Trondheim: http://www.med.uio.no/helsam/forskning/grupper/fysioprim/
Other projects: The Trondheim Hip Fracture Trial, The Eva-HIP study
Scientific, academic and artistic work
Displaying a selection of activities. See all publications in the database
- (2016) Daily Physical Activity in Total Hip Arthroplasty Patients Undergoing Different Surgical Approaches A Cohort Study. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
- (2016) Who benefits from orthogeriatric treatment? Results from the Trondheim hip-fracture trial. BMC Geriatrics. vol. 16:49 (1).
- (2015) Comprehensive geriatric care for patients with hip fractures: a prospective, randomised, controlled trial. The Lancet. vol. 385 (9978).
- (2015) Quantification of outdoor mobility by use of accelerometer-measured physical behaviour. BioMed Research International. vol. 2015:910259.
- (2015) The long-term effect of being treated in a geriatric ward compared to an orthopaedic ward on six measures of free-living physical behavior 4 and 12 months after a hip fracture – a randomised controlled trial. BMC Geriatrics. vol. 15:160.
- (2014) Physical behavior and function early after Hip Fracture surgery in patients receiving comprehensive geriatric care or orthopedic care - A randomized controlled trial. The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences. vol. 69 A (3).
- (2014) Multiple days of monitoring are needed to obtain a reliable estimate of physical activity in hip-fracture patients. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. vol. 22 (2).