Background and activities

My professional background includes a Bachelor in Occuptional Therapy, a Master's degree in SOcial and Community Psychology and a Phd in Health Science.

Main research interests include Public Health, Health Promotion, the Social determinants of health and Salutogenesis, as well as societal conditions for participation at various levels, settings and for various social groups. 

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

Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Maass, Ruca Elisa Katrin. (2019) Kohärenzsinn und Alltagserlebnisse. Salutogenese kennen und verstehen.
  • Lillefjell, Monica; Maass, Ruca Elisa Katrin; Ihlebæk, Camilla. (2016) The Application of salutogenesis in vocational rehabilitation settings. Handbook of Salutogenesis.
  • Maass, Ruca Elisa Katrin; Lillefjell, Monica; Espnes, Geir Arild. (2016) The Application of Salutogenesis in Cities and Towns. Handbook of Salutogenesis.

Report/dissertation

  • Anthun, Kirsti Sarheim; Lillefjell, Monica; Espnes, Geir Arild; Hope, Siren; Maass, Ruca Elisa Katrin; Sætermo, Turid Fånes; Morris, George A.. (2019) Implementing Triple-Win Case Studies for Living, Moving and Consuming that Encourage Behavioural Change, Protect the Environment, and Promote Health and Health Equity. 2019.
  • Maass, Ruca Elisa Katrin; Anthun, Kirsti Sarheim; Hope, Siren; Lillefjell, Monica. (2019) Helse og livskvalitet i Malvik kommune 2018 - LEV VEL. 2019. ISBN 978-82-93158-46-2. Rapportserie fra senter for helsefremmende forskning HiST/NTNU (02).
  • Lillefjell, Monica; Maass, Ruca Elisa Katrin; Espnes, Geir Arild. (2013) Helse og livskvalitet i Malvik kommune 2012 - Lev Vel. 2013. ISBN 978-82-93158-15-8. Rapportserie fra senter for helsefremmende forskning HiST/NTNU (1).