Background and activities
Registered Nurse by education (1995), Sør-Trøndelag University College, Cand.Polit in Health Science (2004), NTNU and PhD in Health Science (2012), NTNU. The title of my PhD thesis is “Social position, psychosocial and classical risk factors in the development of ischaemic heart disease in women and men: Epidemiological studies from the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT). My research interest: public health, social epidemiology, the association between physical activity, mental health and disease development in a life course perspective.
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) Breakfast skipping and overweight/obesity in first grade primary school children: A nationwide register-based study in Iceland. Clinical Obesity.
- (2019) Cardiorespiratory Fitness and the Risk of First Acute Myocardial Infarction: The HUNT Study. Journal of the American Heart Association. vol. 8 (9).
- (2019) Cross-sectional and longitudinal association of non-exercise estimated cardiorespiratory fitness with depression and anxiety in the general population: The HUNT study. Journal of Affective Disorders. vol. 252.
- (2019) Associations of Changes in Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression With Brain Volumes: The HUNT Study. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. vol. 13.
- (2018) Long-term Changes in Depressive Symptoms and Estimated Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Risk of All-Cause Mortality: The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study. Mayo Clinic proceedings. vol. 93 (8).
- (2018) Educational and wealth inequalities in tobacco use among men and women in 54 low-and-middle-income countries. Tobacco Control. vol. 27 (1).
- (2018) Racial Differences in the Association Between Nonexercise Estimated Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Incident Stroke. Mayo Clinic proceedings. vol. 93 (7).
- (2018) Nonexercise Estimated Cardiorespiratory Fitness and All-Cancer Mortality: the NHANES III Study. Mayo Clinic proceedings. vol. 93 (7).
- (2018) Midlife Physical Activity, Psychological Distress, and Dementia Risk: The HUNT Study. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. vol. 66 (2).
- (2018) Associations of changes in cardiorespiratory fitness and depressive symptoms with white matter hyperintensities: the HUNT Study. Norsk Epidemiologi, Supplement. vol. 28.
- (2018) Leisure-Time Physical Activity Is Associated With Reduced Risk of Dementia-Related Mortality in Adults With and Without Psychological Distress: The Cohort of Norway. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. vol. 10.
- (2017) Effects Of Changes in Depressive Symptoms and Cardiorespiratory Fitness on All-cause Mortality: The HUNT Study. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
- (2017) Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between different exercise types and food cravings in free-living healthy young adults. Appetite. vol. 118.
- (2017) Estimated Cardiorespiratory Fitness And Incident Cognitive Impairment: Results From The Regards Study. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. vol. 49.
- (2017) Impact Of Race And Non-exercise Estimated Cardiorespiratory Fitness On Incident Stroke: The Regards Study. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. vol. 49.
- (2017) Cardiorespiratory Fitness and All-Cause Mortality in Men With Emotional Distress. Mayo Clinic proceedings. vol. 92 (6).
- (2017) Nonexercise Estimated Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Mortality Due to All Causes and Cardiovascular Disease: The NHANES III Study. Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes.
- (2017) Mental health, cardiorespiratory fitness and brain volumes: Cross-sectional and longitudinal results from the HUNT-MRI study. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. vol. 49 (5).
- (2017) Associations of leisure-time physical activity and psychological distress with dementia-related mortality: The Cohort of Norway (CONOR). Norsk Epidemiologi, Supplement. vol. 27.
- (2015) Protective Effect of Regular Physical Activity on Depression after Myocardial Infarction: the HUNT Study. American Journal of Medicine. vol. 129 (1).