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Background and activities

Paul Jarle Mork (1969) is a Professor at the Department of Public Health and Nursing. He is leading the EU funded project selfBACK and is a member of the musculoskeletal research group. He is also leading the project on objective measurements of physical activity in the fourth round of the HUNT Study

Main topics of research

  • Lifestyle factors and health with special focus on musculoskeletal disorders.
  • Physiological mechanisms related to the development of musculoskeletal disorders.
  • Prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders.
  • mHealth solutions for patients with musculoskeletal disorders.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Mork, Paul Jarle; Westgaard, Rolf Harald; Vasseljen, Ottar. (2006) Muscle activity in work and leisure and its association to musculoskeletal pain. 2006. ISBN 82-471-8242-4. Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU (230).


  • Bach, Kerstin; Prestmo, Tale; Aamodt, Agnar; Mork, Paul Jarle. (2017) Diversity of Exercise Plans using Evolutionary Inspired Adaptation. Workshop week “Lernen, Wissen, Daten, Analysen” (“Learning, Knowledge, Data, Analytics”) . Rostock University; Rostock. 2017-09-11 - 2017-09-13.
  • Iversen, Vegard Moe; Vasseljen, Ottar; Mork, Paul Jarle; Salvesen, Øyvind; Fimland, Marius Steiro. (2017) Resistance Training Versus General Exercise In Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation Of Low Back Pain: A Randomized Trial. 2017 ACSM Annual Meeting . American College of Sports Medicine; 2017-05-30 - 2017-06-03.
  • Prestmo, Tale; Bach, Kerstin; Aamodt, Agnar; Mork, Paul Jarle. (2017) Evolutionary Inspired Adaptation of Exercise Plans for Increasing Solution Variety. International Conference on Case-Based Reasoning ; Trondheim. 2017-06-26 - 2017-06-28.
  • Mork, Paul Jarle. (2016) Bedre rygg med armbånd og en app. abdnyheter [Internett]. 2016-01-24.
  • Mork, Paul Jarle. (2016) Forskere utvikler ny mobil-app og armbånd: RYGG- HJELP RETT I LOMMA. VG [Avis]. 2016-01-19.
  • Mork, Paul Jarle. (2016) NTNU-forskere skal bekjempe ryggsmerter med app og armbånd. VG [Internett]. 2016-01-23.
  • Vereijken, Beatrix; Mork, Paul Jarle. (2015) Different roads to EU success – Experiences from PreventIT and selfBACK. Informasjonsdag om helse i Horizon2020 SC1 . Norges Forskningsråd; Trondheim. 2015-10-14 - 2015-10-14.
  • Vereijken, Beatrix; Mork, Paul Jarle. (2015) To Horisont 2020-koordinatorer deler sine erfaringer om prosessen fram til kontrakt. Informasjonsdag om Helse i Horisont 2020 . Forskningsrådet; Oslo. 2015-11-09 - 2015-11-09.