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Kjartan Fersum

Associate Professor
  • E-mailKjartan.Fersum@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 61 87+47 414 20 702
  • Visitor Address
    Kalfarveien 31
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
  • Examination and sub classification of low back pain patients
  • Clinical work, research and teaching
  • Teaching and supervising students at the master for manual therapy at the University of Bergen
  • S. J. Edmondston, S. Song, R. V. Bricknell, P. A. Davies, K. Fersum, P. Humphries, D. Wickenden, and K. P. Singer. MRI evaluation of lumbar spine flexion and extension in asymptomatic individuals 2. Man.Ther 5 (3):158-164, 2000.
  • Fersum KV, O'Sullivan, P.B., Kvåle, A., and Skouen, J.S. Inter-examiner reliability of a classification system for patients with non-specific low back pain. Manual Therapy 2009;14:555-61.
  • Fersum KV, Dankaerts W, O`Sullivan P, et al. Integration of sub-classification strategies in RCTs evaluating manual therapy treatment and exercise therapy for non-specific chronic low back pain (NSCLBP): a systematic review. British Journal of Sports Medicine 2009.
  • 2005 - PhD candidate, Section for Physiotherapy Science,  Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, @font-face { font-family: "Times"; }@font-face { font-family: "Cambria"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } University of Bergen
  • 2001 - Manual Therapy exam, Oslo.
  • 1999 - Curtin University of Technology, Master of Manual Therapy, Perth Australia
  • 1993 - 96 University of Northumbria at Newcastle, BSc Hons Physiotherapy
  • 1999: MRI evaluation of lumbar spine flexion and extension in asymptomatic individuals.
  • 2005 - :Classification and targeted treatment of patients with Non Specific Chronic Low Back Pain.