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  • Social inequality in mental health
  • The school as setting for health promotion
  • Physically active learning
  • Psychosocial learning environments and drop-out in upper secondary school
  • Positive Youth Development
  • Social factors associated with infant and child nutritional status and health in the Global South
  • Food security and child health in the Global South
  • Intimate Partner Violence and child health
  • Nurturing child care and Early child development

 

  • Global health
  • Public health 
  • Prevention and health promotion
  • Quantitative methods
Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2021). The Within-Person Effect of Psychological Distress on Social Self-Efficacy: A Random Intercept Cross-Lagged Panel Model . Journal of Research on Adolescence.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Positive Youth Development and Mental Well-Being in Late Adolescence: The Role of Body Appreciation. Findings From a Prospective Study in Norway. Frontiers in Psychology.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Promoting Mental Health and Preventing Loneliness in Upper Secondary School in Norway: Effects of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Mental well-being among students in Norwegian upper secondary schools: the role of teacher support and class belonging. Norsk Epidemiologi. 49-58.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Indicators of positive youth development can be maladaptive: The example case of caring. Journal of Adolescence. 1-9.
  • Show author(s) (2018). The influence of maternal and household resources, and parental psychosocial child stimulation on early childhood development: A cross-sectional study of children 36-59 months in Honduras. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). 1-10.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Resources for nurturing childcare practices in urban and rural settings: Findings from the Colombia 2010 Demographic and Health Survey. Child: Care, Health and Development. 572-582.
  • Show author(s) (2018). COMPLETE - a school-based intervention project to increase completion of upper secondary school in Norway: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 1-12.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Household food security and adequacy of child diet in the food insecure region north in Ghana. PLOS ONE.
  • Show author(s) (2016). High school physical education: What contributes to the experience of flow? European Physical Education Review. 355-371.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Associations between intimate partner violence, childcare practices and infant health: Findings from Demographic and Health Surveys in Bolivia, Colombia and Peru. BMC Public Health.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Validity of a single item food security questionnaire in Arctic Canada. Pediatrics. e1616-e1623.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Trends in stunting and overweight in Peruvian pre-schoolers form 1991 to 2011: findings from the Demographic and Health Surveys. Public Health Nutrition.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Reliability of demographic and socioeconomic variables in predicting early initiation of breastfeeding: A replication analysis using the Kenya Demographic and Health Survey data. BMJ Open.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Child diet and healthy growth in the context of rural poverty in the Peruvian Andes: What influences primary caregivers' opportunities and choices? Global Health Promotion. 5-13.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Socioeconomic status and chronic child malnutrition: wealth and maternal education matter more in the Peruvian Andes than nationally. Nutrition Research. 741-747.
Report
  • Show author(s) (2020). Kan systematisk arbeid med det psykososiale miljøet bidra til bedre gjennomføring i videregående opplæring ? .
  • Show author(s) (2019). Andre delrapport fra COMPLETE-prosjektet - Kortversjon. .
  • Show author(s) (2017). Delrapport fra Complete-prosjektet. -. -. .
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2022). The developmental dynamics of academic self-efficacy, initiative, and grade point average: A parallel process latent growth curve model.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Socio-economic conditions and childcare in Colombia: an urban-rural comparison.
  • Show author(s) (2016). HOUSEHOLD FOOD SECURITY AND CHILD DIET IN NORTHERN GHANA: EVIDENCE FROM THE 2012 GHANA FEED THE FUTURE POPULATION BASELINE SURVEY DATA.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Socioeconomic status and Chronic Child Malnutrition: wealth and maternal education matter more in the Peruvian Andes than nationally.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • Show author(s) (2021). Arts and Health Promotion. Tools and Bridges for Practice, Research, and Social Transformation. Springer Publishing Company.
Academic monograph
  • Show author(s) (2011). Klasseleiing og IKT i vidaregåande opplæring. "Ei evaluering av LanSchool og klasseleiing i teknologitette klasserom".
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) (2017). Child health and child care of very young children in Bolivia, Colombia and Peru.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) (2020). Social Justice for Children and Young People in Norway. 13 pages.
Poster
  • Show author(s) (2010). Social determinants of health in poor ruralities in Peru.
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) (2016). Changes in optimal childcare practices in Kenya: Insights from the 2003, 2008-9 and 2014 demographic and health surveys. PLOS ONE.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Influence of childcare practices on nutritional status of Ghanaian children: A regression analysis of the Ghana Demographic and Health Surveys. BMJ Open. 10 pages.
Chapter
  • Show author(s) (2022). Specific resistance resources in the salutogenic model of health. 107-114. In:
    • Show author(s) (2022). The Handbook of Salutogenesis Second Edition. Springer Nature.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Innovative Pedagogies in a Health Promotion Specialisation: Knowledge, Practice and Research. 239-255. In:
    • Show author(s) (2022). International Handbook of Teaching and Learning in Health Promotion. Practices and Reflections from Around the World. Springer.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Extending Student-Active Learning into Effective Practice in Global Development-Related Health Promotion. 150-166. In:
    • Show author(s) (2022). International Handbook of Teaching and Learning in Health Promotion. Practices and Reflections from Around the World. Springer.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Doing Collaborative Health Promotion Research in a Complex Setting: Lessons Learned from the COMPLETE Project in Norway. 247-260. In:
    • Show author(s) (2022). Global Handbook of Health Promotion Research, Vol. 1 Mapping Health Promotion Research. Springer.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Exploring the Potential for the Arts to Promote Health and Social Justice. . In:
    • Show author(s) (2021). Arts and Health Promotion. Tools and Bridges for Practice, Research, and Social Transformation. Springer Publishing Company.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Arts, Health Promotion, and Social Justice: Synergy in Motion. 345-356. In:
    • Show author(s) (2021). Arts and Health Promotion. Tools and Bridges for Practice, Research, and Social Transformation. Springer Publishing Company.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Art and Innovation at International Health Promotion Conferences. 329-344. In:
    • Show author(s) (2021). Arts and Health Promotion. Tools and Bridges for Practice, Research, and Social Transformation. Springer Publishing Company.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Specific Resistance Resources in the Salutogenic Model of Health. 71-76. In:
    • Show author(s) (2016). Handbook of Salutogenesis. Springer.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

LONGTRENDS: Social inequality in adolescent mental health in a lifecourse perspective.

 

COMPLETE: Good psychosocial learning environments improve completion of upper secondary school. A randomized controlled trial in Norwegian upper secondary schools.

 

PhD project: Social and behavioural factors associated with child care, health and development in the Global South in collaboration with the research group MC Venues at the Department of Health Promotion and Development.