• Active Smarter Kids (ASK): Rationale and design of a cluster-randomized controlled trial investigating the effects of daily physical activity on children's academic performance and risk factors for non-communicable diseases 

      Resaland, Geir Kåre; Moe, Vegard Fusche; Aadland, Eivind; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Glosvik, Øyvind; Andersen, John Roger; Kvalheim, Olav Martin; McKay, Heather A.; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Background: Evidence is emerging from school-based studies that physical activity might favorably affect children’s academic performance. However, there is a need for high-quality studies to support this. Therefore, the ...
    • Aerobic fitness mediates the intervention effects of a school-based physical activity intervention on academic performance. The school in Motion study – A cluster randomized controlled trial 

      Solberg, Runar Barstad; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Fagerland, Morten; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Berntsen, Sveinung; Resaland, Geir Kåre; van Sluijs, Esther M.F.; Ekelund, Ulf; Kolle, Elin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Little information exists on the mechanism of how physical activity interventions effects academic performance. We examined whether the effects of a school-based physical activity intervention on academic performance were ...
    • Aerobic fitness thresholds to define poor cardiometabolic health in children and youth 

      Aadland, Eivind; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Andersen, Lars Bo; Resaland, Geir Kåre; Kolle, Elin; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Aerobic fitness is an apparent candidate for screening children and youth for poor cardiometabolic health and future risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Yet, age‐ and sex‐specific cut points for children and youth ...
    • Associations between accelerometry measured physical activity and sedentary time and the metabolic syndrome: A meta-analysis of more than 6000 children and adolescents 

      Renninger, Marius; Hansen, Bjørge Hermann; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Kriemler, Susi; Froberg, Karsten; Northstone, Kate; Sardinha, Luis; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Andersen, Lars Bo; Ekelund, Ulf (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: Metabolic syndrome is increasingly prevalent in the pediatric population. To prevent an early onset, knowledge about its association with modifiable lifestyle factors is needed. Objectives: To estimate the ...
    • Associations of physical activity and sedentary time with lipoprotein subclasses in Norwegian schoolchildren: The Active Smarter Kids (ASK) study 

      Jones, Paul Remy; Rajalahti, Tarja; Resaland, Geir Kåre; Aadland, Eivind; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Bathen, Tone Frost; Andreassen, Trygve; Kvalheim, Olav Martin; Ekelund, Ulf (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background and aims: Physical activity is favourably associated with certain markers of lipid metabolism. The relationship of physical activity with lipoprotein particle profiles in children is not known. Here we examine ...
    • Birth weight, cardiometabolic risk factors and effect modification of physical activity in children and adolescents: pooled data from 12 international studies 

      Bernhardsen, Guro Pauck; Stensrud, Trine; Hansen, Bjørge Hermann; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Kolle, Elin; Nystad, Wenche; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Hallal, Pedro C.; Janz, Kathleen F.; Kriemler, Susi; Andersen, Lars Bo; Northstone, Kate; Resaland, Geir Kåre; Sardinha, Luís B.; van Sluijs, Esther M.F.; Ried-Larsen, Mathias; Ekelund, Ulf (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Objectives Low and high birth weight is associated with higher levels of cardiometabolic risk factors and adiposity in children and adolescents, and increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases, obesity, and early mortality ...
    • Contributions of mean and shape of blood pressure distribution to worldwide trends and variations in raised blood pressure: A pooled analysis of 1018 population-based measurement studies with 88.6 million participants 

      Ezzati, Majid; Zhou, Bin; Bentham, James; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Bixby, Honor; Danaei, Goodarz; Hajifathalian, Kaveh; Taddei, Cristina; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M; Djalalinia, Shirin; Khatibzadeh, Shahab; Lugero, Charles; Peykari, Niloofar; Zhang, Wan Zhu; Bennett, James; Bilano, Ver; Stevens, Gretchen A; Cowan, Melanie J; Riley, Leanne M; Chen, Zhengming; Hambleton, Ian R; Jackson, Rod T; Kengne, Andre Pascal; Khang, Young-Ho; Laxmaiah, Avula; Liu, Jing; Malekzadeh, Reza; Neuhauser, Hannelore K; Sorić, Maroje; Starc, Gregor; Sundström, Johan; Woodward, Mark; Abarca-Gómez, Leandra; Abdeen, Ziad A; Abu-Rmeileh, Niveen M; Acosta-Cazares, Benjamin; Adams, Robert J; Aekplakorn, Wichai; Afsana, Kaosar; Aguilar-Salinas, Carlos A; Agyemang, Charles; Ahmad, Noor Ani; Ahmadvand, Alireza; Ahrens, Wolfgang; Ajlouni, Kamel; Akhtaeva, Nazgul; Al-Raddadi, Rajaa; Ali, Mohamed M; Ali, Osman; Alkerwi, Ala'a; Aly, Eman; Amarapurkar, Deepak N; Amouyel, Philippe; Amuzu, Antoinette; Andersen, Lars Bo; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Ängquist, Lars H; Anjana, Ranjit Mohan; Ansong, Daniel; Aounallah-Skhiri, Hajer; Araujo, Joana; Ariansen, Inger; Aris, Tahir; Arlappa, Nimmathota; Arveiler, Dominique; Aryal, Krishna K; Aspelund, Thor; Assah, Felix K; Assunção, Maria Cecília Formoso; Avdicova, Macria; Azevedo, Ana; Azizi, Fereidoun; Babu, Bontha V; Bahijri, Suhad; Balakrishna, Nagalla; Bamoshmoosh, Mohamed; Banach, Maciej; Bandosz, Piotr; Banegas, Jose R; Barbagallo, Carlo M; Barceló, Alberto; Barkat, Amina; Barros, Aluisio JD; Barros, Mauro V; Bata, Iqbal; Batieha, Anwar M; Batyrbek, Assembekov; Baur, Louise A; Beaglehole, Robert; Romdhane, Habiba Ben; Benet, Mikhail; Benson, Lowell S; Bernabe-Ortiz, Antonio; Bernotiene, Gailute; Bettiol, Heloisa; Bhagyalaxmi, Aroor; Bharadwaj, Sumit; Bhargava, Santosh K; Bi, Yufang; Bikbov, Mukharram; Bista, Bihungum; Bjerregaard, Peter; Bjertness, Espen; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Björkelund, Cecilia; Blokstra, Anneke; Bo, Simona; Bobak, Martin; Boeing, Heiner; Boggia, Jose G; Boissonnet, Carlos P; Bongard, Vanina; Borchini, Rossana; Bovet, Pascal; Braeckman, Lutgart; Brajkovich, Imperia; Branca, Francesco; Breckenkamp, Juergen; Brenner, Hermann; Brewster, Lizzy M; Bruno, Graziella; Bueno-De-Mesquita, Hendrik Bastiaan; Bugge, Anna; Burns, Con; Bursztyn, Michael; de Léon, Antonio Cabrera; Cacciottolo, Joseph; Cai, Hui; Cameron, Christine; Can, Gunay; Candido, Ana Paula C; Capuano, Vincenzo; Cardoso, Viviane C; Carlsson, Axel C; Carvalho, Maria J; Casanueva, Felipe F; Casas, Juan-Pablo; Caserta, Carmelo A; Chamukuttan, Snehalatha; Chan, Angelique W; Chan, Queenie; Chaturvedi, Himanshu K; Chaturvedi, Nishi; Chen, Chien-Jen; Chen, Fangfang; Chen, Huashuai; Chen, Shuohua; Cheng, Ching-Yu; Dekkaki, Imane Cherkaoui; Chetrit, Angela; Chiolero, Arnaud; Chiou, Shu-Ti; Chirita-Emandi, Adela; Chirlaque, Maria-Dolores; Cho, Belong; Cho, Yumi; Christofaro, Diego G; Chudek, Jerzy; Cifkova, Renata; Cinteza, Eliza; Claessens, Frank; Clays, Els; Concin, Hans; Cooper, Cyrus; Cooper, Rachel; Coppinger, Tara C; Costanzo, Simona; Cottel, Dominique; Cowell, Chris; Craig, Cora L; Crujeiras, Ana B; Cruz, Juan J; D'Arrigo, Graziella; d'Orsi, Eleonora; Dallongeville, Jean; Damasceno, Albertino; Dankner, Rachel; Dantoft, Thomas M; Dauchet, Luc; Davletov, Kairat; De Backer, Guy; De Bacquer, Dirk; de Gaetano, Giovanni; De Henauw, Stefaan; de Oliveira, Paula Duarte; De Smedt, Delphine; Deepa, Mohan; Dehghan, Abbas; Delisle, Helene; Deschamps, Valerie; Dhana, Klodian; Di Castelnuovo, Augusto F; Dias-da-Costa, Juvenal Soares; Diaz, Alejandro; Dickerson, Ty T; Do, Ha TP; Dobson, Annette J; Donfrancesco, Chiara; Donoso, Silvana P; Doring, Angela; Dorobantu, Maria; Doua, Kouamelan; Drygas, Wojciech; Dulskiene, Virginija; Dzakula, Aleksandar; Dzerve, Vilnis; Dziankowska-Zaborszczyk, Elzbieta; Eggertsen, Robert; Ekelund, Ulf; El Ati, Jalila; Elliott, Paul; Elosua, Roberto; Erasmus, Rajiv T; Erem, Cihangir; Eriksen, Louise; Eriksson, Johan G; Escobedo-de la Peña, Jorge; Evans, Alun; Faeh, David; Fall, Caroline H; Farzadfar, Farshad; Felix-Redondo, Francisco J; Ferguson, Trevor S; Fernandes, Romulo A; Fernandez-Berges, Daniel; Ferrante, Daniel; Ferrari, Marika; Ferreccio, Catterina; Ferrieres, Jean; Finn, Joseph D; Fischer, Krista; Foger, Bernhard; Foo, Leng Huat; Forslund, Ann-Sofie; Forsner, Maria; Fouad, Heba M; Francis, Damian K; Franco, Maria do Carmo; Franco, Oscar H; Frontera, Guillermo; Fuchs, Flavio D; Fuchs, Sandra C; Fujita, Yuki; Furusawa, Takuro; Gaciong, Zbigniew; Galvano, Fabio; Garcia-de-la-Hera, Manoli; Gareta, Dickman; Garnett, Sarah P; Gaspoz, Jean-Michel; Gasull, Magda; Gates, Louise; Geleijnse, Johanna M; Ghasemian, Anoosheh; Ghimire, Anup; Giampaoli, Simona; Gianfagna, Francesco; Gill, Tiffany K; Giovannelli, Jonathan; Goldsmith, Rebecca A; Gonçalves, Helen; Gonzalez-Gross, Marcela; González-Rivas, Juan P; Gorbea, Mariano Bonet; Gottrand, Frederic; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Grafnetter, Dusan; Grajda, Aneta; Grammatikopoulou, Maria G; Gregor, Ronald D; Grodzicki, Tomasz; Grøntved, Anders; Grosso, Giuseppe; Gruden, Gabriella; Grujic, Vera; Gu, Dongfeng; Guan, Ong Peng; Gudmundsson, Elias F; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Guerrero, Ramiro; Guessous, Idris; Guimaraes, Andre L; Gulliford, Martin C; Gunnlaugsdóttir, Johanna; Gunter, Marc; Gupta, Prakash C; Gupta, Rajeev; Gureje, Oye; Gurzkowska, Beata; Gutierrez, Laura; Gutzwiller, Felix; Hadaegh, Farzad; Halkjær, Jytte; Hardy, Rebecca; Kumar, Rachakulla Hari; Hata, Jun; Hayes, Alison J; He, Jiang; He, Yuna; Hendriks, Marleen Elisabeth; Henriques, Ana; Cadena, Leticia Hernandez; Herrala, Sauli; Heshmat, Ramin; Hihtaniemi, Ilpo Tapani; Ho, Sai Yin; Ho, Suzanne C; Hobbs, Michael; Hofman, Albert; Dinc, Gonul Horasan; Horimoto, Andrea RVR; Hormiga, Claudia M; Horta, Bernardo L; Houti, Leila; Howitt, Christina; Htay, Thein Thein; Htet, Aung Soe; Htike, Maung Maung Than; Hu, Yonghua; Huerta, José María; Huisman, Martijn; Husseini, Abdullatif S; Huybrechts, Inge; Hwalla, Nahla; Iacoviello, Licia; 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Kiechl-Kohlendorfer, Ursula; Kiechl, Stefan; Killewo, Japhet; Kim, Jeongseon; Kim, Yeon-Yong; Klumbiene, Jurate; Knoflach, Michael; Kolle, Elin; Kolsteren, Patrick; Korrovits, Paul; Koskinen, Seppo; Kouda, Katsuyasu; Kowlessur, Sudhir; Koziel, Slawomir; Kriemler, Susi; Kristensen, Peter Lund; Krokstad, Steinar; Kromhout, Daan; Kruger, Herculina S; Kubinova, Ruzena; Kuciene, Renata; Kuh, Diana; Kujala, Urho M; Kulaga, Zbigniew; Kumar, R Krishna; Kurjata, Pawel; Kusuma, Yadlapalli S; Kuulasmaa, Kari; Kyobutungi, Catherine; Laatikainen, Tiina; Lachat, Carl; Lam, Tai Hing; Landrove, Orlando; Lanska, Vera; Lappas, Georg; Larijani, Bagher; Laugsand, Lars Erik; Bao, Khanh Le Nguyen; Le, Tuyen D; Leclercq, Catherine; Lee, Jeannette; Lee, Jeonghee; Lehtimäki, Terho; Leon-Munoz, Luz M; Levitt, Naomi S; Li, Yanping; Lilly, Christa L; Lim, Wei-Yen; Lima-Costa, M Fernanda; Lin, Hsien-Ho; Lin, Xu; Lind, Lars; Linneberg, Allan; Lissner, Lauren; Litwin, Mieczyslaw; Lorbeer, Roberto; Lotufo, Paulo A; Lozano, Jose Eugenio; 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Noboa, Oscar A; Noorbala, Ahmad Ali; Norat, Teresa; Noto, Davide; Al Nsour, Mohannad; O'Reilly, Dermot; Oda, Eiji; Oehlers, Glenn; Oh, Kyungwon; Ohara, Kumiko; Olinto, Maria Teresa A; Oliveira, Isabel O; Omar, Mohd Azahadi; Onat, Altan; Ong, Sok King; Ono, Lariane M; Ordunez, Pedro; Ornelas, Rui; Osmond, Clive; Ostojic, Sergej M; Ostovar, Afshin; Otero, Johanna A; Overvad, Kim; Owusu-Dabo, Ellis; Paccaud, Fred Michel; Padez, Cristina; Pahomova, Elena; Pajak, Andrzej; Palli, Domenico; Palmieri, Luigi; Pan, Wen-Harn; Panda-Jonas, Songhomitra; Panza, Francesco; Papandreou, Dimitrios; Park, Soon-Woo; Parnell, Winsome R; Parsaeian, Mahboubeh; Patel, Nikhil D; Pecin, Ivan; Pednekar, Mangesh S; Peer, Nasheeta; Peeters, Petra H; Peixoto, Sergio Viana; Peltonen, Markku; Pereira, Alexandre C; Peters, Annette; Petersmann, Astrid; Petkeviciene, Janina; Pham, Son Thai; Pigeot, Iris; Pikhart, Hynek; Pilav, Aida; Pilotto, Lorenza; Pitakaka, Freda; Piwonska, Aleksandra; Plans-Rubió, Pedro; Polašek, Ozren; 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Ulmer, Hanno; Uusitalo, Hannu MT; Valdivia, Gonzalo; Valvi, Damaskini; van der Schouw, Yvonne T; Van Herck, Koen; Van Minh, Hoang; van Rossem, Lenie; Van Schoor, Natasja M; van Valkengoed, Irene GM; Vanderschueren, Dirk; Vanuzzo, Diego; Vatten, Lars Johan; Vega, Tomas; Velasquez-Melendez, Gustavo; Veronesi, Giovanni; Verschuren, WM Monique; Verstraeten, Roosmarijn; Victora, Cesar G; Viet, Lucie; Viikari-Juntura, Eira; Vineis, Paolo; Vioque, Jesus; Virtanen, Jyrki K; Visvikis-Siest, Sophie; Viswanathan, Bharathi; Vlasoff, Tiina; Vollenweider, Peter; Voutilainen, Sari; Wade, Alisha N; Wagner, Aline; Walton, Janette; Wan Bebakar, Wan Mohamad; Wan Mohamud, Wan Nazaimoon; Wanderley, Rildo S; Wang, Ming-Dong; Wang, Qian; Wang, Ya Xing; Wang, Ying-Wei; Wannamethee, S Goya; Wareham, Nicholas; Wedderkopp, Niels; Weerasekera, Deepa; Whincup, Peter H; Widhalm, Kurt; Widyahening, Indah S; Wiecek, Andrzej; Wijga, Alet H; Wilks, Rainford J; Willeit, Johann; Willeit, Peter; Williams, Emmanuel A; Wilsgaard, Tom; Wojtyniak, Bogdan; Wong-McClure, Roy A; Wong, Justin YY; Wong, Tien Yin; Woo, Jean; Wu, Aleksander Giwercman; Wu, Frederick C; Wu, Shouling; Xu, Haiquan; Yan, Weili; Yang, Xiaoguang; Ye, Xingwang; Yiallouros, Panayiotis K; Yoshihara, Akihiro; Younger-Coleman, Novie O; Yusoff, Ahmad Faudzi; Zainuddin, Ahmad Ali; Zambon, Sabina; Zampelas, Antonis; Zdrojewski, Tomasz; Zeng, Yi; Zhao, Dong; Zhao, Wenhua; Zheng, Wei; Zheng, Yingfeng; Zhu, Dan; Zhussupov, Baurzhan; Zimmermann, Esther; Cisneros, Julio Zuñiga (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background Change in the prevalence of raised blood pressure could be due to both shifts in the entire distribution of blood pressure (representing the combined effects of public health interventions and secular trends) ...
    • Cross-sectional and prospective associations between aerobic fitness and lipoprotein particle profile in a cohort of Norwegian schoolchildren 

      Jones, Paul Remy; Rajalahti, Tarja; Resaland, Geir Kåre; Aadland, Eivind; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Bathen, Tone Frost; Andreassen, Trygve; Kvalheim, Olav Martin; Ekelund, Ulf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background and aims The associations between aerobic fitness and traditional measures of lipid metabolism in children are uncertain. We investigated whether higher levels of aerobic fitness benefit lipoprotein metabolism ...
    • Cross-sectional and prospective associations between physical activity, body mass index and waist circumference in children and adolescents 

      Dalene, Knut Eirik; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Andersen, Lars Bo; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Ekelund, Ulf; Hansen, Bjørge Hermann; Kolle, Elin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Objective: To study the cross-sectional and prospective associations between physical activity (PA) of different intensities, body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) in children and adolescents using isotemporal ...
    • Cross-sectional and prospective associations between sleep, screen time, active school travel, sports/exercise participation and physical activity in children and adolescents 

      Dalene, Knut Eirik; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Andersen, Lars Bo; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Ekelund, Ulf; Hansen, Bjørge Hermann; Kolle, Elin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background The aim of this study was to investigate how sleep, screen time, active school travel and sport and/or exercise participation associates with moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in nationally ...
    • Cross-Sectional Associations of Reallocating Time Between Sedentary and Active Behaviours on Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Young People : An International Children’s Accelerometry Database (ICAD) Analysis 

      Hansen, Bjørge Hermann; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Andersen, Lars Bo; Hildebrand, Maria; Kolle, Elin; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Kriemler, Susi; Page, Angie S.; Puder, Jardena J.; Reilly, John J.; Sardinha, Luis B.; van Sluijs, Esther M.F.; Wedderkopp, Niels; Ekelund, Ulf (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      Introduction Sedentary time and time spent in various intensity-specific physical activity are co-dependent, and increasing time spent in one behaviour requires decreased time in another. Objective The aim of the present ...
    • The effect of a school-based intervention on physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness and muscle strength: the School in Motion cluster randomized trial 

      Kolle, Elin; Solberg, Runar Barstad; Säfvenbom, Reidar; Dyrstad, Sindre Mikal; Berntsen, Sveinung; Resaland, Geir Kåre; Ekelund, Ulf; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Grydeland, May (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background Physical activity (PA) declines throughout adolescence, therefore PA promotion during this period is important. We analyzed the effect of two school-based PA interventions on daily PA levels, cardiorespiratory ...
    • Effects of a school-based physical activity intervention on academic performance in 14-year old adolescents: a cluster randomized controlled trial – the School in Motion study 

      Solberg, Runar Barstad; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Ekelund, Ulf; Säfvenbom, Reidar; Haugen, Tommy; Stølevik, Sveinung Berntsen; Åvitsland, Andreas; Lerum, Øystein; Resaland, Geir Kåre; Kolle, Elin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background School-based physical activity interventions evaluating the effect on academic performance usually includes children. We aimed to investigate the effect of a nine-month, school-based physical activity intervention ...
    • Effects of physical activity on schoolchildren's academic performance: The Active Smarter Kids (ASK) cluster-randomized controlled trial 

      Resaland, Geir Kåre; Aadland, Eivind; Moe, Vegard Fusche; Aadland, Katrine Nyvoll; Skrede, Turid; Stavnsbo, Mette; Suominen, Laura; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Glosvik, Øyvind; Andersen, John Roger; Kvalheim, Olav Martin; Engelsrud, Gunn; Andersen, Lars Bo; Holme, Ingar Morten K; Ommundsen, Yngvar; Kriemler, Susi; van Mechelen, Willem; McKay, Heather A.; Ekelund, Ulf; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Objective: To investigate the effect of a seven-month, school-based cluster-randomized controlled trial on academic performance in 10-year-old children. Methods: In total, 1129 fifth-grade children from 57 elementary schools ...
    • Effects of the Active Smarter Kids (ASK) physical activity intervention on cardiometabolic risk factors in children: A cluster-randomized controlled trial 

      Stavnsbo, Mette; Aadland, Eivind; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Chinapaw, Mai; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Andersen, Lars Bo; Resaland, Geir Kåre (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The onset of cardiometabolic diseases are recognized to occur in childhood. We aimed to investigate the effect of a school-based cluster-randomized controlled trial of physical activity (PA) on single and clustered ...
    • Forprosjekt Individualisering av lagidrett 

      Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Fretland, Frode; Moe, Vegard Fusche (HiSF-Notat;5/2013, Working paper, 2013)
      Sogndal Fotball (SF) ønskjer å systematisere talentutvikling ved faktainnsamling og forsking av korleis den einskilde kan utvikle seg i eit lagspel. Høgskulen i Sogn og Fjordane (HiSF) ønskjer å satse meir på fotballforsking. ...
    • Height and body-mass index trajectories of school-aged children and adolescents from 1985 to 2019 in 200 countries and territories: a pooled analysis of 2181 population-based studies with 65 million participants 

      Rodriguez-Martinez, Andrea; Zhou, Bin; Sophiea, Marisa K.; Bentham, James; Paciorek, Christopher J.; Turilli, Maria L.C.; Andersen, Lars Bo; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Ariansen, Inger Kristine Holtermann; Bjertness, Espen; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Ekelund, Ulf; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Grøholt, Else Karin; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Janszky, Imre; Kolle, Elin; Krokstad, Steinar; Madar, Ahmed Ali; Sen, Abhijit; Skodje, Gry Irene; Sørgjerd, Elin Pettersen; Nilsen, Bente; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Tarp, Jakob; Tell, Grete S.; Torheim, Liv Elin; Wilsgaard, Tom; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Bennett, James E.; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Taddei, Cristina; Bixby, Honor; Stevens, Gretchen A.; Riley, Leanne M.; Cowan, Melanie J.; Savin, Stefan; Danaei, Goodarz; Chirita-Emandi, Adela; Kengne, Andre P; Khang, Young-Ho; Laxmaiah, Avula; Malekzadeh, Reza; Miranda, Jaime; Moon, Jin Soo; Popovic, Stevo; Sørensen, Thorkild I.A.; Soric, Maroje; Starc, Gregor (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background Comparable global data on health and nutrition of school-aged children and adolescents are scarce. We aimed to estimate age trajectories and time trends in mean height and mean body-mass index (BMI), which ...
    • Heterogeneous contributions of change in population distribution of body mass index to change in obesity and underweight 

      Iurilli, Maria Laura Caminia; Zhou, Bin; Bennett, James E.; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Sophiea, Marisa K.; Rodriguez-Martinez, Andrea; Bixby, Honor; Solomon, Bethlehem D.; Taddei, Cristina; Danaei, Goodarz; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Stevens, Gretchen A.; Riley, Leanne M.; Savin, Stefan; Cowan, Melanie J.; Bovet, Pascal; Damasceno, Albertino Antonio Moura; Chirita-Emandi, Adela; Hayes, Alison J; Ikeda, Nayu; Jackson, Rod T.; Khang, Young-Ho; Laxmaiah, Avula; Liu, Jing; Miranda, J. Jaime; Saidi, Olfa; Sebert, Sylvain; Sorić, Maroje; Starc, Gregor; Gregg, Edward W.; Abarca-Gómez, Leandra; Abdeen, Ziad A.; Abdrakhmanova, Shynar; Ghaffar, Suhaila Abdul; Rahim, Hanan Abdul; Abu-Rmeileh, Niveen M.; Garba, Jamila Abubakar; Acosta-Cazares, Benjamin; Adams, Robert J.; Aekplakorn, Wichai; Afsana, Kaosar; Afzal, Shoaib; Agdeppa, Imelda A.; Aghazadeh-Attari, Javad; Aguilar-Salinas, Carlos A.; Agyemang, Charles; Ahmad, Mohamad Hasnan; Ahmad, Noor Ani; Ahmadi, Ali; Ahmadi, Naser; Hassan, Soheir; Andersen, Lars Bo; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Ariansen, Inger Kristine Holtermann; Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Bjertness, Espen; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Ekelund, Ulf; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Grøholt, Else Karin; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Janszky, Imre; Kolle, Elin; Krokstad, Steinar; Madar, Ahmed Ali; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Meisfjord, Jørgen Rajan; Meyer, Haakon Eduard; Sen, Abhijit; Skodje, Gry Irene; Sørgjerd, Elin Pettersen; Sparboe-Nilsen, Bente; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Tarp, Jakob; Tell, Grethe S.; Torheim, Liv Elin; Wilsgaard, Tom (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      From 1985 to 2016, the prevalence of underweight decreased, and that of obesity and severe obesity increased, in most regions, with significant variation in the magnitude of these changes across regions. We investigated ...
    • Long-term correlates of objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time in norwegian men and women 

      Solbraa, Ane; Ekelund, Ulf; Holme, Ingar Morten K.; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Aadland, Eivind; Anderssen, Sigmund A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Background: Sex, age, body mass index (BMI), perceived health and health behavior are correlates known to affect physical activity and sedentary time. However, studies have often been cross-sectional, and less is known ...
    • Physical activity attenuates metabolic risk of adolescents with overweight or obesity: the ICAD multi-country study 

      Werneck, André O.; Silva, Danilo R.; Oyeyemi, Adewale L.; Fernandes, Rômulo A.; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Andersen, Lars Bo; Northstone, Kate; Sardinha, Luís B. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: Although the benefits of physical activity (PA) at an early age are well established, there is no robust evidence of the role of PA as well as its intensities in attenuating the association between weight status ...