Background and activities

Professor in Stroke Rehabilitation at Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Science, Faculty of Medicine and Helath Sciences.

Head of Research Group on Geriatrics, Movement and Stroke (GeMS) and Deputy Head of Research at Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Sciences.

Graduated as a physiotherapist at Oslo University Collage, 1981, for master in Physiotherapyscience at University of Bergen, 1999, and holds a PhD in Clinical Medicine at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2008.

Work experience covers clinical work as a physiotherapist in hospital based and community based rehabilitation of stroke patients as well as teaching at different bachelor, master and PhD courses.

Project leader for the large ongoing Life After STroke. A Norwegian long term follow-up project (LAST-long), that recently was funded by the Norwegian Reseach Council (14.8 million NOK). 

Supervising a number of ongoing PhD students within the field of rehabilitation after stroke with focus on patient reported outcome, motor function, physical activity, intensive motor training and models for long term follow-up care.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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