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
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- (2021) Mental health and sleep disturbances in physically active adults during the COVID-19 lockdown in Norway: does change in physical activity level matter?. Sleep Medicine. vol. 77.
- (2020) Breakfast skipping and overweight/obesity in first grade primary school children: A nationwide register-based study in Iceland. Clinical Obesity.
- (2020) Change in Physical Activity During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Lockdown in Norway: The Buffering Effect of Resilience on Mental Health. Frontiers in Psychology.
- (2020) Kondisjon og symptomer på depresjon og angst i den generelle befolkningen – funn fra Helseundersøkelsen i Nord-Trøndelag (HUNT). Best Practice Nordic. Diabetes/Hjerte- Karsykdommer.
- (2019) Cardiorespiratory Fitness and the Risk of First Acute Myocardial Infarction: The HUNT Study. Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA). 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) Kondisjon og risiko for hjerneslag – betydningen av etnisitet. Bestpractice : dialog mellom leger.
- (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).
- (2015) The impact of a sense of coherence in employees with chronic pain. Work : A journal of Prevention, Assesment and rehabilitation. vol. 50 (2).
- (2014) Physical functioning after occupational rehabilitation and returning to work among employees with musculoskeletal pain and comorbid depressive symptoms. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare. vol. 7.
- (2013) Social and spatial patterns of obesity diffusion over three decades in a Norwegian county population: the HUNT Study. BMC Public Health. vol. 13 (1).
- (2012) Økende sosial ulikhet ved røyking og diabetes-resultater fra Helseundersøkelsen i Nord-Trøndelag. BestPractice Hjerte-karsykdommer: Faglig dialog mellom leger.
- (2012) Trends in absolute and relative educational inequalities in four modifiable ischaemic heart disease risk factors: repeated cross-sectional surveys from the Nord-Trondelag Health Study (HUNT) 1984-2008. BMC Public Health. vol. 12 (1).
- (2012) Education-based health inequalities in 18,000 Norwegian couples: The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study. BMC Public Health. vol. 12.
- (2012) Educational inequalities in disability pensioning - the impact of illness and occupational, psychosocial, and behavioural factors: The Nord-Trondelag Health Study (HUNT). Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. vol. 40 (2).
- (2011) Self-rated health, psychosocial factors and mortality among older people with and without ischemic heart disease: The HUNT Study. Psychology and Health. vol. 26.
- (2011) The predictive ability of self-rated health on ischaemic heart disease and all-cause mortality in elderly women and men: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT). Age and Ageing. vol. 40 (1).
- (2011) The association between sense of coherence and anxiety in chronic pain patients in multidiciplinary rehabilitation. Psychology and Health. vol. 26.
- (2010) Educational inequalities in ischaemic heart disease mortality in 44,000 Norwegian women and men: The influence of psychosocial and behavioural factors. The HUNT Study. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. vol. 38 (7).
- (2010) Socioeconomic inequalities in prevalence of smoking in the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT) 1995-2008. Norsk Epidemiologi, Supplement.
- (2010) Educational inequalities in disability pension: the impact of illness, occupational, psychosocial and behavioural factors. Norsk Epidemiologi, Supplement.