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  • Implementation and evaluation of health promotion interventions among children and adolecents 
  • Social -emotional learning in school
  • Physical activity in children and adolescents
  • Mental health promotion in schools
  • Health promoting nursing
  • Cancer rehabilitation

Public health and health promotion

Books
  • Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes. 2013. Evaluating Principals and Teachers implementation of Second Step. A case study of four Norwegian primary schools. 88 pages. ISBN: 978-3-639-70522-5.
  • Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Gammersvik, Åse. 2012. Helsefremmende sykepleie: teori og praksis. Fagbokforlaget. 229 pages. ISBN: 978-82-450-1139-5.
Journal articles
  • Lie, Nataskja-Elena Kersting; Hauken, May Aasebø; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes. 2017. Coping with changes and uncertainty: A qualitative study of young adult cancer patients’ challenges and coping strategies during treatment. European Journal of Cancer Care. doi: DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12743
  • Lie, Nataskja-Elena Kersting; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Hauken, May. 2017. Coping with changes and uncertainty: A qualitative study of young adult cancer patients’ challenges and coping strategies during treatment. European Journal of Cancer Care.
  • Smith, Otto Robert Frans; Melkevik, Ole; Samdal, Oddrun; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Haug, Ellen. 2017. Psychometric properties of the five-item version of the Mindful Awareness Attention Scale (MAAS) in Norwegian adolescents. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 45: 373-380. doi: 10.1177/1403494817699321
  • Solstad, Bård Erlend; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Holsen, Ingrid; Ivarsson, Andreas; Ronglan, Lars Tore; Ommundsen, Yngvar. 2017. Pre- to post-season differences in empowering and disempowering behaviours among youth football coaches: a sequential mixed-methods study. Sport Coaching Review. 30 pages. doi: 10.1080/21640629.2017.1361166
  • Holsen, Ingrid; Geldhof, John; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Årdal, Elisabeth. 2016. The Five Cs of Positive Youth Development in Norway: Assessment and Associations with Positive and Negative Outcomes. International Journal of Behavioral Development. 1-11. Published 2016-05-06. doi: 10.1177/0165025416645668
  • Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes. 2016. Shifting towards positive youth development in schools in Norway – challenges and opportunities. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 18: 8-20. doi: 10.1080/14623730.2015.1079427
  • Søvik, Margaret Ljosnes; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Tjomsland, Hege Eikeland; Samdal, Oddrun. 2016. Evaluating the implementation of the Empowering Coaching™ programme: Balancing fidelity and adaptation. Health Education. 116: 238-258. doi: 10.1108/HE-07-2014-0077
  • Tjomsland, Hege Eikeland; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Holsen, Ingrid; Ronglan, Lars Tore; Samdal, Oddrun; Wold, Bente. 2016. Enjoyment in youth soccer: its portrayals among 12- to 14-year-olds. Soccer & Society. 17: 827-842. doi: 10.1080/14660970.2015.1100894
  • van Hoye, Aurelie; Heuzé, Jean-Philippe; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Sarrazin, Philippe. 2016. Comparison of coaches' perceptions and officials guidance towards health promotion in French sport clubs: A mixed method study. Health Education Research. 31: 328-338. doi: 10.1093/her/cyw015
  • Holsen, Ingrid; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Tjomsland, Hege Eikeland; Servan, Annette Kathinka. 2015. Exploring the importance of peers as leaders in the Dream School Program: from the perspectives of peer leaders, teachers and principals. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion. 8: 4-16. doi: 10.1080/1754730X.2014.978550
  • Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; van Hoye, Aurelie; Tjomsland, Hege Eikeland; Holsen, Ingrid; Wold, Bente; Heuzé, Jean-Philippe; Samdal, Oddrun; Sarrazin, Philippe. 2015. Creating a supportive environment among youth football players: A qualitative study of French and Norwegian youth grassroots football coaches. Health Education. 115: 570-586. doi: 10.1108/HE-04-2014-0054
  • Wang, Inger Johanne Haalan; Gjengedal, Eva; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes. 2015. ‘passed and cleared’-former tobacco smokers’ experience in quitting smoking. Global Health Promotion. 21: 57-65. Published 2014-03-06. doi: 10.1177/1757975914523480
  • van Hoye, Aurelie; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Søvik, Margaret; Wold, Bente; Heuzé, Jean-Philippe; Samdal, Oddrun; Ommundsen, Yngvar; Sarrazin, Philippe. 2015. Evaluation of the Coaches Educators training implementation of the PAPA project: A comparison between Norway and France. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 25: e539-e546. doi: 10.1111/sms.12352
  • Hauken, May Aasebø; Holsen, Ingrid; Fismen, Eirik; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes. 2014. Working toward a good life as a cancer survivor: A longitudinal study on positive health outcomes of a rehabilitation program for young adult cancer survivors. Cancer Nursing. 38: 3-15. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000138
  • Hauken, May Aasebø; Holsen, Ingrid; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Fismen, Eirik. 2014. Participating in life again: a mixed-method study on a goal-orientated rehabilitation program for young adult cancer survivors. Cancer Nursing. 37: E48-E59. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0b013e31829a9add
  • Røykenes, Kari; Smith, Kari; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes. 2014. Praksisnær undervisning i legemiddelregning i arbeidet med å redusere testangst og styrke selvoppfattelse hos sykepleierstudenter. Nordisk tidsskrift for helseforskning. 10: 106-120.
  • Røykenes, Kari; Smith, Kari; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes. 2014. 'It is the situation that makes it difficult': Experiences of nursing students faced with a high-stakes drug calculation test. Nurse Education in Practice. 14: 350-356. doi: 10.1016/j.nepr.2014.01.004
  • Hauken, May Aasebø; Holsen, Ingrid; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes. 2013. Meeting reality: young adult cancer survivors' experiences of reentering everyday life after cancer treatment. Cancer Nursing. 36: E17-E26. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0b013e318278d4fc
  • Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Samdal, Oddrun; Tjomsland, Hege Eikeland. 2013. Physical activity in schools: A qualitative case study of eight Norwegian schools’ experiences with the implementation of a national policy. Health Education. 113: 52-63. doi: 10.1108/09654281311293637
  • Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Samdal, Oddrun. 2012. The importance of teachers' feelings of self efficacy in developing their pupils' social and emotional learning: A Norwegian study of teachers' reactions to the Second Step program. School Psychology International. 33: 631-645. Published 2011-09-04. doi: 10.1177/0143034311412848
  • Smith-Strøm, Hilde; Rustad, Else Cathrine; Oterhals, Kjersti; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes. 2012. Culture crash regarding nursings students`experience of implementation of EBP in clinical practice. Vård i Norden. 32: 55-59.
  • Holthe, Asle; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Samdal, Oddrun. 2011. Implementation of national guidelines for healthy school meals: The relationship between process and outcome. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. 55: 357-378. doi: 10.1080/00313831.2011.587321
  • Holthe, Asle; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Samdal, Oddrun. 2011. Understanding barriers to implementing the Norwegian national guidelines for healthy school meals: a case study involving three secondary schools. Maternal and Child Nutrition. 7: 315-327. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-8709.2009.00239.x
  • Holthe, Asle; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Samdal, Oddrun. 2010. The role of physical structures in implementing the Norwegian guidelines for healthy school meals. Health and Place. 16: 93-100. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2009.09.001
  • Røykenes, Kari; Larsen, Torill M.B. 2010. The relationship between nursing students` mathematics ability and their performance in a drug caclulation test. Nurse Education Today. 30: 697-701. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2010.01.009
  • Røykenes, Kari; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes. 2010. The relationship between nursing students’ mathematics ability and their performance in a drug calculation test. Nurse Education Today. 30: 697-701. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2010.01.009
  • Tjomsland, Hege Eikeland; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Samdal, Oddrun; Wold, Bente. 2010. Sustaining comprehensive Physical Activity Practice in Elementary School: A Case Study applying mixed Methods. Teachers and Teaching: theory and practice. 16: 73-95. doi: 10.1080/13540600903475678
  • Tjomsland, Hege Eikeland; Viig, Nina Grieg; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Wold, Bente. 2009. A fifteen year follow-up study of Health Promoting Schools in Norway: School leaders’ perceptions of conditions influencing sustainability. The Open Education Journal. 2: 54-64. doi: 10.2174/1874920800902010054
  • Larsen, Torill M.B.; Samdal, Oddrun. 2008. Facilitating the implementation and sustainability of second step. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. 52: 187-204.
  • Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Samdal, Oddrun. 2008. Facilitating the implementation and sustainability of second step. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. 52: 187-204. doi: 10.1080/00313830801915820
  • Søvik, Margaret; Larsen, Torill M.B. 2008. Kronisk syke har nytte av selvhjelpskurs. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 128: 2085-2086.
  • Tjomsland, Hege; Larsen, Torill M.B.; Wold, Bente; Samdal, Oddrun. 2008. Sustaining comprehensive Physical Activity Practice in Elementary School: A Case Study applying mixed Methods. Teaching and Teacher Education : An International Journal of Research and Studies.
  • Tjomsland, Hege; Larsen, Torill M.B.; Wold, Bente; Samdal, Oddrun. 2008. Sustaining comprehensive Physical Activity Practice in Elementary School: A Case Study applying mixed Methods. Teaching and Teacher Education : An International Journal of Research and Studies.
  • Larsen, Torill M. Bogsnes; Samdal, Oddrun. 2007. Implementing second step: Balancing fidelity and program adaptation. Journal of educational and psychological consultation. 17: 1-29. doi: 10.1207/s1532768Xjepc1701_1
  • Larsen, Torill M.B.; Samdal, Oddrun. 2007. Viktige forutsetninger for implementering av forebyggende innsatser i skolen. www.forebygging.no.
  • Larsen, Torill M.B.; Samdal, Oddrun; Haug, Ellen. 2007. Hovedresultater fra :Fysisk aktivitet og måltider i skolen. Kroppsøving.
  • Samdal, Oddrun; Larsen, Torill M.B. 2007. Implementing Second Step: Balancing Fidelity and Program Adaptation. Journal of educational and psychological consultation. 17: 1-29.
Reports and theses
  • Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Holsen, Ingrid; Årdal, Elisabeth. 2016. PILOTEVALUERING II AV DRØMMESKOLEN 2014-2016 EN EFFEKT OG PROSESSEVALUERING I TRE VIDEREGÅENDE SKOLER DEL A. Hemil senteret, Universitete i Bergen. 24 pages.
  • Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Holsen, Ingrid; Årdal, Elisabeth. 2016. PILOTEVALUERING II AV DRØMMESKOLEN 2014- 2016 ELEVMENTORENE I DRØMMESKOLEN BETYDNING, ERFARINGER OG UTFORDRINGER DEL B. Hemil, Universitetet i Bergen. 20 pages.
  • Samdal, Oddrun; Mathisen, Frida Kathrine Sofie; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Diseth, Åge; Fismen, Anne-Siri; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Wold, Bente; Årdal, Elisabeth. 2016. Helse og trivsel blant barn og unge. Resultater fra den landsrepresentative spørreundersøkelsen «Helsevaner blant skoleelever. En WHO-undersøkelse i flere land». HEMIL-rapport. 1/2016. Universitetet i Bergen. 183 pages.
  • Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Holsen, Ingrid; Tjomsland, Hege Eikeland. 2013. Pilotevaluering av Drømmeskolemodellen. Hemil-senteret, Universitetet i Bergen. 60 pages.
  • Samdal, Oddrun; Haug, Ellen; Slåtten, Hilde; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Holthe, Asle; Hasnes, Åshild; Fredbo, Rebecca; Hansen, Fredrik. 2008. Evalueringsrapport II “Fysisk aktivitet og måltider i skolen”. HEMIL-senteret, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 75 pages.
  • Samdal, Oddrun; Haug, Ellen; Slåtten, Hilde; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Holthe, Asle; Hasnes, Åshild; Fredbo, Rebecca; Manger, Mari Skar; Hansen, Fredrik. 2008. Evalueringsrapport 2. Fysisk aktivitet og måltider. HEMIL-senteret, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 75 pages.
  • Larsen, Torill M.B. 2006. Forebyggende innsatser i skolen: Rapport fra forskergruppen, oppnevnt av Utdanningsdirektoratet og Sosial og helsedirektoratet, om problematferd, rusforebyggende arbeid. læreren som leder og implementeringsstrategier. Sosial- og helsedirektoratet og utdanningsdirektoratet, Oslo. 160 pages.
  • Larsen, Torill M.B.; Samdal, Oddrun; Haug, Ellen; Manger, Mari. 2006. Evalueringsrapport fysisk aktivitet og måltider. Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 33 pages.
  • Samdal, Oddrun; Haug, Ellen; Hansen, Fredrik; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Holthe, Asle; Manger, Mari Skar; Fismen, Anne-Siri. 2006. Evaluering av Fysisk aktivitet og måltider i skolen. HEMIL-senteret, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen.
  • Larsen, Torill M.B. 2005. Evaluating principals and teachers implementation of second Step. A case study of four norwegian primary schools. Hemil senteret, Institutt for utdanning og helse, Universitetet i Bergen.
  • Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes. 2005. Evaluating Principals and Teachers implementation of Second Step. A case study of four Norwegian primary schools. universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 200 pages.
Book sections
  • Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes. 2012. Helsebegrepet i helsefremmende arbeid. Kapittel 2, pages 45-56. In:
    • Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Gammersvik, Åse. 2012. Helsefremmende sykepleie: teori og praksis. Fagbokforlaget. 229 pages. ISBN: 978-82-450-1139-5.
  • Rene, Bjørg; Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes. 2012. Helsefremming, rehabilitering og brukermedvirkning. Kapittel 11, pages 217-229. In:
    • Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Gammersvik, Åse. 2012. Helsefremmende sykepleie: teori og praksis. Fagbokforlaget. 229 pages. ISBN: 978-82-450-1139-5.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

1. Vice president in the International Alliance for Child and Adolescent Mental Health in Schools Society. 2012- 2013

2. Research network for intervention research among children and adolescents’. Member from 2007

3. Social Influence Processes in Adolescent Health (SIPA) research group at the Department of Health   Promotion and Development at the University of Bergen. Member from 2002

4. Member of the Norwegian PAPA team from 2010-

4. Advisor for program developers at the NGO- Voksne for barn (Adult for children) from 2009

 5. Member of the Health Directorate’s advisory group for mental health in schools. Member from 2010

 6. Directorate of Educations research network for Social emotional learning and behavioral problems. Member from 2004

 7. Member of the core development team for developing the international SMHILE (School Mental Health International Leadership Exchange) network  launched at the 8th World Congress on Mental Health Promotion in London in September 2014

2011-2012: Pilot evaluation of the Dream School Program on behalf of the NGO -Voksne for barn, and the Directorate of Health.

2013- 2016: Project leader: Effect evaluation of the Dream School Program on behalf of the NGO -Voksne for barn, and the Directorate of Health.