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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 upcoming 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.