Background and activities

 

Silvana Bucher Sandbakk is a former Olympic cross-country skier from Switzerland, has a M.Sc. in Sports Sciences from the Nord-Trøndelag University College and is currently working on a PhD project in Clinical Medicine at the Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging (KG Jebsen Center of Exercise in Medicine), NTNU.

Current main research area is Exercise Physiology, and the main project investigates cardiovascular risk profiles in an elderly population and effects of various types of endurance training. Additionally, she studies physiological and biomechanical aspects related to performance in elite winter-sport athletes together with the Norwegian Olympic Committee. 

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

  • Sandbakk, Silvana Bucher; Sandbakk, Øyvind; Peacock, Oliver; James, Philip; Wisløff, Ulrik; Tjønna, Arnt Erik. (2013) Effects of Combined Supplementation of Dietary Nitrate and L-arginine on Physiological Responses, Sprint and Endurance. Book of Abstracts.18th annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science. 26th - 29th June, Barcelona - Spain.
  • Bucher Sandbakk, Silvana; Supej, Matej; Sandbakk, Øyvind; Holmberg, HC. (2012) Downhill Turn Techniques and Performance in Cross-Country Skiing: Associations with Mechanical and Physical Parameters. 17th annual Congress of the ECSS.
  • Bucher Sandbakk, Silvana; Supej, Matej; Sandbakk, Øyvind; Holmberg, HC. (2012) Mechanical Parameters as Predictors of Downhill Turn Performance in Cross-Country Skiing. 2nd International Congress of Science and Nordic Skiing. Congress Proceedings.
  • Sandbakk, Øyvind; Bucher Sandbakk, Silvana; Ettema, Gerardus Johannes C; Welde, Boye. (2012) Effects of intensity and duration in aerobic high-intensity interval training. 2nd International Congress of Science and Nordic Skiing. Congress Proceedings.
  • Sandbakk, Øyvind; Sandbakk, Silvana Bucher; Skovereng, Knut; Welde, Boye; Ettema, Gerardus Johannes C. (2012) The Physiology of World Class Sledge Ice-Hockey. 17th annual Congress of the ECSS.