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    • Adiposity, aerobic fitness, muscle fitness, and markers of inflammation in children 

      Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Kolle, Elin; Andersen, Lars Bo; Anderssen, Sigmund A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-04)
      Purpose: The purpose of this study was to describe levels of inflammation markers in Norwegian children and to examine the associations of adiposity, aerobic fitness, and muscle fitness with markers of inflammation. ...
    • Adiposity, physical activity and neuromuscular performance in children 

      Haapala, Eero A.; Väistö, Juuso; Lintu, Niina; Tompuri, Tuomo; Brage, Soren; Westgate, Kate; Ekelund, Ulf; Lampinen, Eeva-Kaarina; Sääkslahti, Arja; Lindi, Virpi; Lakka, Timo A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      We investigated the associations of body fat percentage, objectively assessed moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA), and different types of physical activity assessed by a questionnaire with neuromuscular performance. ...
    • Adolescents’ prospective screen time by gender and parental education, the mediation of parental influences 

      Totland, Torunn Holm; Bjelland, Mona; Lien, Nanna; Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Gebremariam, Mekdes K.; Grydeland, May; Ommundsen, Yngvar; Andersen, Lene F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-07-06)
      Background: The present study investigated associations in gender dyads of parents’ and adolescents’ time spent on television and video viewing (TV/DVD), and computer and electronic game use (PC/games) at the ages of 11 ...
    • Adventure cultures: An international comparison 

      Lynch, Philippa; Moore, Kevin; Minchington, Lyn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-08-17)
      In previous work, Lynch and Moore theorised that the current popularity of adventure in recreation and education contexts is deeply paradoxical at social, economic and technological levels. Extending this thesis, we ...
    • Aerobic fitness related to cardiovascular risk factors in young children 

      Dencker, Magnus; Thorsson, Ola; Karlsson, Magnus K.; Lindén, Christian; Wollmer, Per; Andersen, Lars Bo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-12-13)
      Low aerobic fitness (maximum oxygen uptake (VO2PEAK)) is predictive for poor health in adults. In a cross-sectional study, we assessed if VO2PEAK is related to a composite risk factor score for cardiovascular disease (CVD) ...
    • Against genetic tests for athletic talent: the primacy of the phenotype 

      Loland, Sigmund (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-09)
      New insights into the genetics of sport performance lead to new areas of application. One area is the use of genetic tests to identify athletic talent. Athletic performances involve a high number of complex phenotypical ...
    • Age-related patterns of vigorous-intensity physical activity in youth: The International Children's Accelerometry Database 

      Corder, Kirsten; Sharp, Stepher J.; Atkin, Andrew J.; Andersen, Lars B.; Cardon, Greet; Page, Angie; Davey, Rachel; Grøntvedt, Anders; Hallal, Pedro C.; Janz, Kathleen F.; Kordas, Katarzyna; Kriemler, Susi; Puder, Jardena J.; Sardinha, Luis B.; Ekelund, Ulf; van Sluijs, Esther M. F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-05-16)
      Physical activity declines during youth but most evidence reports on combined moderate and vigorous-intensity physical activity. We investigated how vigorous-intensity activity varies with age. Cross-sectional data from ...
    • Aging: a portrait from gene expression profile in blood cells 

      Calabria, Elisa; Mazza, Emilia Maria Cristina; Dyar, Kenneth Allen; Pogliaghi, Silvia; Bruseghini, Paolo; Morandi, Carlo; Salvagno, Gian Luca; Gelati, Matteo; Guidi, Gian Cesare; Bicciato, Silvio; Schiaffino, Stefano; Schena, Frederico; Capelli, Carlo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-08-19)
      The availability of reliable biomarkers of aging is important not only to monitor the effect of interventions and predict the timing of pathologies associated with aging but also to understand the mechanisms and devise ...
    • A holistic approach to study the temporal variability in gait 

      Federolf, Peter; Tecante, Karelia; Nigg, Benno (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-04)
      Movement variability has become an important field of research and has been studied to gain a better understanding of the neuro-muscular control of human movements. In addition to studies investigating “amplitude variability” ...
    • Akute mountainbike verletzungen – ein review 

      Bürgi, Nadja; Clijsen, Ron; Taeymans, Jan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010-06-08)
      [The article is in German] Mountain biking (MTB) is an adventure sport with an increasing number of participants and competitors. The amount of injuries reported over the last years has grown. Research is needed to identify ...
    • Alpine skiing with total knee arthroplasty (ASWAP): effect on tendon properties 

      Kösters, Alexander; Rieder, Florian; Wiesinger, H. P.; Dorn, U.; Hofstaedter, T.; Fink, Christian; Müller, E.; Seynnes, Olivier R. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-06-10)
      The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of alpine skiing on patellar tendon properties in patients with total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Thirty-one adults (70.4 ± 4.7 years) with unilateral TKA were recruited ...
    • A mixed ecologic-cohort comparison of physical activity & weight among young adults from five populations of African origin 

      Luke, Amy; Bovet, Pascal; Plange-Rhule, Jacob; Forrester, Terrence E.; Lambert, Estelle V.; Schoeller, Dale A.; Dugas, Lara R.; Durazo-arvizu, Ramon A.; Shoham, David A.; Cao, Guichan; Brage, Søren; Ekelund, Ulf; Cooper, Richard S. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-04-24)
      Background: Examination of patterns and intensity of physical activity (PA) across cultures where obesity prevalence varies widely provides insight into one aspect of the ongoing epidemiologic transition. The primary ...
    • A Multi-Component Day-Camp Weight-Loss Program Is Effective in Reducing BMI in Children after One Year: A Randomized Controlled Trial 

      Larsen, Kristian Traberg; Huang, Tao; Ried-Larsen, Mathias; Andersen, Lars Bo; Heidemann, Malene; Møller, Niels Christian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-06-30)
      The objective of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a one-year multi-component immersive day-camp weight-loss intervention for children with overweight and obesity. The study design was a parallel-group ...
    • An acute bout of quadriceps muscle stretching has no influence on knee joint proprioception 

      Torres, Rui; Duarte, José Alberto; Cabri, Jan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-09)
      The main objective of this study was to determine if an acute bout of static stretching of the quadriceps muscle affects the sense of joint position, the threshold to detect passive movement, and the sense of force. Thirty ...
    • Analysis of a severe head injury in world cup alpine skiing 

      Yamazaki, Junya; Gilgien, Matthias; Kleiven, Svein; McIntosh, Andrew S.; Nachbauer, Werner; Müller, Erich; Bere, Tone Tufte; Bahr, Roald; Krosshaug, Tron (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-06)
      Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death in alpine skiing. It has been found that helmet use can reduce the incidence of head injuries between 15% and 60%. However, knowledge on optimal helmet performance ...
    • Analysis of classical time-trial preformance and technique-specific physiological determinants in elite female cross-country skiers 

      Sandbakk, Øyvind; Losnegard, Thomas; Skattebo, Øyvind; Hegge, Ann M.; Tønnessen, Espen; Kocbach, Jan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-08-03)
      The present study investigated the contribution of performance on uphill, flat, and downhill sections to overall performance in an international 10-km classical time-trial in elite female cross-country skiers, as well as ...
    • Analysis of the multi-segmental postural movement strategies utilized in bipedal, tandem and one-leg stance as quantified by a principal component decomposition of marker coordinates 

      Federolf, Peter; Roos, Lillian; Nigg, Benno (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-10-18)
      Postural control research describes ankle-, hip-, or multi-joint strategies as mechanisms to control upright posture. The objectives of this study were, first, development of an analysis technique facilitating a direct ...
    • An analysis of the ideological work of the discourses of ‘fair play’ and moral education in perpetuating inequitable gender practices in PETE 

      Dowling, Fiona; Kårhus, Svein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-05-09)
      Background: Physical education (PE) is a subject which has a long history of legitimising itself on the grounds of its contribution to pupils' social and moral welfare. It therefore seems probable that PE teacher education ...
    • An ankle joint model-based image-matching motion analysis technique 

      Mok, Kam-Ming; Fong, Daniel Tik-Pui; Krosshaug, Tron; Hung, Aaron See-Long; Yung, Patrick Shu-Hang; Chan, Kai-Ming (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-05)
      This study presented a model-based image-matching (MBIM) motion analysis technique for ankle joint kinematic measurement. Five cadaveric below-hip specimens were manipulated through a full range of ankle joint motions in ...
    • Anatomic Anterolateral Ligament Reconstruction of the Knee Leads to Overconstraint at Any Fixation Angle 

      Schon, Jason M.; Moatshe, Gilbert; Brady, Alex W.; Cruz, Raphael Serra; Chahla, Jorge; Dornan, Grant J.; Turnbull, Travis Lee; Engebretsen, Lars; LaPrade, Robert F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-07-12)
      Background: Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are one of the most common injuries among athletes. However, the ability to fully restore rotational stability with ACL reconstruction (ACLR) remains a challenge, as ...