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Sosiale prosesser i utvikling av helse og livsstil blant barn og unge. Evaluering av tiltak i skole og fritidsaktiviteter for å fremme livstilfredshet, god helse og atferd blant ungdoms skolebaserte tiltak, særlig knyttet til fysisk aktivitet og skoletrivsel. Benytter kvantitative og mixed methods tilnærminger, og arbeider med forskning ulike design, inkludert tverrsnitt, longitudinelle, kvasi-eksperimentelle og flernasjonale studier.

Leder for PhD-skolen "Graduate School for Human Interaction and Growth" (GHIG), emneansvarlig for PROPSY310 (Kultur, helse og utvikling) på profesjonsstudiet i psykologi, veiledning på hovedoppgaver, masteroppgaver og PhD-avhandlinger.

  1. Birkeland, M.S., Torsheim, T., Leversen, I., Wold, B. (2014). Pathways to adulthood and their precursors and outcomes. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 55(1), 26-32.
  2. Birkeland, M. S., Breivik, K., & Wold, B. (2014). Peer Acceptance Protects Global Self-esteem from Negative Effects of Low Closeness to Parents During Adolescence and Early Adulthood. Journal of youth and adolescence, 43:70-80.
  3. Birkeland, M.S., Melkevik, O., Holsen, I. & Wold, B.(2012) Trajectories of global self-esteem development during adolescence and associations with outcomes in adulthood. Journal of Adolescence 35, 43-54.
  4. Danielsen, A.G., Breivik, K. & Wold, B. (2011) Do perceived academic competence and school satisfaction mediate the relationships between perceived support provided by teachers and classmates, and academic initiative? Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 55, No. 4, 379–401.
  5. Danielsen, A.G., Wiium, N., Wilhelmsen, B.U. & Wold, B. (2010) A multilevel examination of students’ self-reported initiative for schoolwork. Journal of School Psychology, 48, 247–267.
  6. Duda, J.L., Quested, E., Haug, E., Samdal, O., Wold, B., Balaguer, I.,… Cruz, J. (2013). Promoting Adolescent health through an intervention aimed at improving the quality of their participation in Physical Activity (“PAPA”): background to the project and main trial protocol. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 11, 319-327. doi: 10.1080/1612197X.2013.839413
  7. Grunert, K.G., Shepherd, R., Traill, W.B. & Wold, B. (2012). Food choice, energy balance and its determinants: Views of human behaviour in economics and psychology. Trends in Food Science & Technology, 2, 132-142. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tifs.2012.06.007
  8. Hayley, A.C., Skogen, J.C., Øverland, S., Wold, B., Berk, M., Pasco, J.A. & Sivertsen, B. (2015). Symptoms of depression and difficulty initiating sleep from early adolescence to early adulthood. Longitudinal findings from the Norwegian Longitudinal Health Behaviour Study (NLHB). Sleep 38(10),1599–1606
  9. Hayley, A.C., Skogen, J.C., Øverland, S., Wold, B., Williams, L.J., Kennedy, G. & Sivertsen, B. (2015). Trajectories and stability of short sleep duration from adolescence to adulthood. Journal of Sleep Research, 24(6) 621-628.
  10. Kjønniksen, L., Fjørtoft, I. & Wold, B. (2010). Attitude to physical education and participation in organized youth sports during adolescence related to physical activity in young adulthood: a 10-year longitudinal study. European Physical Education Review, 15 (2), 139-154.
  11. Larsen, T., Van Hoye, A., Tjomsland, H. E., Holsen, I., Wold, B., Heuzé, J. P., Samdal, O. & Sarrazin, P. (2015). Creating a supportive environment among youth football players: A qualitative study of French and Norwegian youth grassroots football coaches. Health Education, 115(6), 570-586.
  12. Leversen, I., Danielsen, A.G., Wold, B. & Samdal, O. (2012). What They Want and What They Get: Self-reported Motives, Perceived Competence and Relatedness in Adolescent Leisure Activities. Child Development Research. Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 684157, 11 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/684157.
  13. Løvoll, H., Vittersø, J. & Wold, B. (2016). Experiencing the outdoors: The peaks are interesting but the memories are pleasant. Journal of Adventure Education & Outdoor Learning. Vol. 22(3), 355–371.
  14. Melkevik, O., Haug, E., Rasmussen, M., Fismen, A.S., Wold, B., Torsheim, T., Borrachino, A., Sigmund, E., Balazsi, R., Bucksch, J., Inchley J., Gaspar de Matos, M., Samdal O. (2015). Are associations between electronic media use and BMI different across levels of physical activity? A cross-national investigation in 30 countries. BMC Public Health, 15(1), 497 (10 pages).
  15. Melkevik, O., Torsheim, T., Iannotti, R. & Wold, B.(2010) Is spending time in Screen-based Sedentary Behaviors associated with less Physical Activity: A Cross National Investigation. IJBNPA, 7:46.
  16. Samdal, O., Bye, H.H., Torsheim, T., Fismen, A.S., Haug, E., Smith, O.R.F. & Wold, B. (2012). Trender i sosial ulikhet i helseatferd. Tidsskrift for ungdomsforskning, 12(2):21-41.
  17. Samdal, O., Viig, N.G. & Wold, B. (2010) Health Promotion Integrated Into School Policy And Practice: Experiences from the implementation of the Norwegian Network of Health Promoting Schools. Journal of child and adolescent psychology, 2, 43-72.
  18. Skogen, J.C. Knudsen, A.K., Hysing, M., Wold, B. & Sivertsen, B. (2016). Trajectories of alcohol habits and association with symptoms of depression from early to late adolescence: The Norwegian Longitudinal Health Behaviour Study (NLHB). Drug and Alcohol Review. Vol.35(3), 307-316.
  19. Thuen, F., Breivik, K., Wold, B. & Ulvesether, G. (2015). Growing up with one or both parents: The effects on physical health and health-related behavior through adolescence and into early adulthood. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, 56:6, 451-474, DOI: 10.1080/10502556.2015.1058659
  20. Tjomsland, H. E., Larsen, T., Holsen, I., Ronglan, L. T., Samdal, O., & Wold, B. (2015). Enjoyment in youth soccer: its portrayals among 12-to 14-year-olds. Soccer & Society, 1-16.
  21. Tjomsland, H. E., Larsen, T., Samdal, O. and Wold, B. (2010) Sustaining comprehensive Physical Activity Practice in Elementary School: A Case Study applying mixed Methods. Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 16, 73-95.
  22. Tjora, T., Hetland, J., Aarø, L. E., Wold, B., Wiium, N., & Øverland, S. (2014). The association between smoking and depression from adolescence to adulthood. Addiction, 109(6), 1022-1030.
  23. Tjora, T., Hetland, J., Aarø, L.E. & Wold, B. & Øverland, S. (2012) Late-onset smokers: how many, and associations with health behaviours and socioeconomic status. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 40(6), 537-543.
  24. Van Hoye, A., Larsen, T., Soevik, M., Wold, B., Heuzé, J.-P., Samdal, O., Ommundsen, Y. & Sarrazin, P. (in press). Evaluation of the Coaches Educators training implementation of the PAPA project: A comparison between Norway and France. Scand J Med Sci Sports, 25, e539-e546.
  25. Viig, N.G., Fosse, E., Samdal, O. & Wold, B. (2012) Leading and supporting the implementation of the Health promoting schools program in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Educational research, 56(6), 671-684. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00313831.2011.621139
  26. Viig, N.G., Tjomsland, H.E. & Wold, B. (2010). Program and School Characteristics related to Teacher Participation in School Health Promotion. The Open Education Journal 3, 10-20.
  27. Wiium, N., Breivik, K. & Wold, B. (2015). Growth trajectories of health behaviours from adolescence through young adulthood. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12, 13711-13729.
  28. Wiium, N. & Wold, B. (2011) Actions taken by schools when tobacco policies are violated: associations with adolescent smoking. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 52, 494-501.
  29. Wold, B., Littlecott, H., Tynjälä, J., Samdal, O., Moore, L., Roberts, C., Kannas, L., Villberg, J. & Aarø, L.E. (2016). Changes from 1986 to 2006 in reasons for liking leisure time physical activity among adolescents in Finland, Norway and Wales. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Social Science in Sports. 26: 951–959.
  30. Wold, B., Duda, J.L., Balaguer, I., Smith, O.R.F., Ommundsen, Y., Hall, H.K., Samdal, O., Heuzé, J.P., Haug, E., Bracey, S., Castillo, I., Ramis, Y., Quested, E. & Krommidas, C. (2013). Comparing self-reported leisure-time physical activity, subjective health and life satisfaction among youth soccer players and adolescents in a reference sample. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 11 (3), 328-340. DOI:10.1080/1612197X.2013.830433
  31. Aasen E.M., Kvangarsnes M. Wold B., & Heggen, K. (2012). The next of kin of older people undergoing haemodialysis: a discursive perspective on perceptions of participation. Journal of Advanced Nursing. Aug; 68(8):1716-25.
  32. Åstrøm, A.N. & Wold, B. (2012) Socio-behavioural predictors of young adults’ self-reported oral health: 15 years of follow-up in the Norwegian Longitudinal Health Behaviour study. Community Dentistry Oral Epidemiology, 40(3); 210-220. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0528.2011.00657.x.
  • Leder (sammen med Oddrun Samdal) av SIPA-gruppen. Gruppen forsker på ungdommers sosiale prosesser, subjektiv helse og livsstil.
  • Prosjektleder i Norwegian Longitudinal Health Behaviour Study (Prosjektleder for "Voksen i år 2000") som er en 17-års longitudinell studie på subjektiv helse og livsstil for 2 generasjoner av mennesker bosatt i Hordaland fylke.
  • Norsk prosjektleder og internasjonal databankmanager (sammen med Oddrun Samdal) i PAPA-studien.