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Injuries in female youth football : prevention, performance and risk factors
(Doctoral thesis, 2008)
Female football has experienced an enormous increase in popularity and in the number of active players worldwide. Previous research in female football has shown that the overall injury rate for female players is nearly ...
Exercise-induced muscle damage in humans : heat shock proteins and inflammation in recovery, regeneration and adaptation
(Doctoral thesis, 2009)
Paper I: Paulsen G, Crameri R, Benestad HB, Fjeld JG, Mørkrid L, Hallén J, Raastad T. Time course of leukocyte accumulation in human muscle after eccentric exercise. Med.Sci.Sports Exerc. 2009: In press
Minor head trauma in soccer and serum levels of S100B
(Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2008-06)
OBJECTIVE: To compare the serum levels of S100B after head trauma with the effect of heading, high-intensity exercise, and playing in a league match. Heading and head trauma in soccer have been suspected to cause brain ...
Between- and within-day variability in physical activity and inactivity in 9-and 15-year-old European children
(Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2008-02-03)
To examine differences in levels of physical activity (PA), time spent at moderate-to-vigorous intensity PA (MVPA) and time spent sedentary between and within days in children from four European countries, 1954 9 - and ...
Peers as resources for learning : a situated learning approach to adapted physical activity in rehabilitation
(Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2008-07)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the learning that takes place when people with disabilities interact in a rehabilitation context. Data were generated through in-depth interviews and close observations in a 2 ...
Test-retest reliability of pelvic floor muscle contraction measured by 4D ultrasound
(Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2008-10-17)
Aims: The aim of the present study was to evaluate test-retest measurements of functional aspects of pelvic floor muscle (PFM) contraction using four dimensional (4D) ultrasound. Methods: Seventeen females preformed three ...
Comparison of equations for predicting energy expenditure from accelerometer counts in children
(Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2008-01-14)
Several prediction equations developed to convert body movement measured by accelerometry into energy expenditure have been published. The aim of this study was to examine the degree of agreement between three different ...
Screen-viewing and the home TV environment: The European Youth Heart Study
(Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2008-08-03)
Objective Examine if home environmental factors are associated with screen-viewing. Methods Data are for 2670, 3rd and 9th grade participants in Denmark, Portugal, Estonia and Norway collected between 1997 and 2000. ...
Effect of training with different mechanical loadings on MyHC and GLUT4 changes
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009-01)
Purpose: There is an inverse relationship between insulin sensitivity and percentage of myosin heavy chain IIx (MyHC IIx) isoform in sedentary, obese, and type 2 diabetic humans. How different exercise conditions may reduce ...
Mekanisk avlastning av muskulatur i skøytestilling med elastisk materiale
(Master thesis, 2008)
Etter OL i 2002 har det vore spekulert i om Nike draktene som var nye til OL hadde gunstige eigenskapar utover det å redusere luftmotstand. Desse draktene hadde gummiert elastisk materiale på overkroppen, over setet og ...