Background and activities

Eivind Schjelderup Skarpsno is a researcher at the Department of Public Health and Nursing. He is a part of the research groups Musculoskeletal Research and Epidemiology and Medical Statistics. He teaches at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. His research focuses on how sleep quality is associed with the risk and prognosis of several diseases. 

Research interests

  • Sleep problems across the lifespan
  • Sleep and mental health in adolescents
  • Personalized sleep medicine
  • Sleep, circadian rhytms, and shift work
  • Causality in epidemiological research

Ongoing research projects


Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Skarpsno, Eivind S.; Mork, Paul Jarle; Nilsen, Tom Ivar Lund; Hagen, Knut; Sand, Trond. (2019) The bidirectional association between sleep problems and chronic musculoskeletal pain: influence of lifestyle, physical work exposure and systemic inflammation. 2019. ISBN 978-82-326-4296-0. Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU (350).