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    • Absentee rates in physical education in high schools: The importance of gender and study programmes 

      Lagestad, Pål Arild; Welde, Boye; Rånes, Vebjørn; Myhre, Hege (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-11-02)
      Little is known about absenteeism in high school physical education (PE) in relation to study programme and gender. This study investigated the impact of gender and study programme on absentee rates in PE by analyzing data, using non-parametric statistical analyses, from the absentee registers for all 6928 students in Nordland Country. The results showed that the absentee rates in PE differed among ...
    • Academic detailing as a method of continuing medical education 

      Dyrkorn, Roar; Langaas, Harald Chr.; Giverhaug, Trude; Espnes, Ketil Arne; Rowett, Debra; Spigset, Olav (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      <i>Introduction</i>: Academic detailing is an interactive educational outreach to prescribers to present unbiased, non-commercial, evidence-based information, mostly about medications, with the goal of improving patient care. Academic detailing in Norway is an approach for providing continuing medical education to general practitioners (GPs). The basis of academic detailing is a one-to-one discussion ...
    • Academic performance and student dropout. Results from two studies in upper secondary and higher education in Northern Norway 

      Sæle, Rannveig Grøm (Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2016-08-19)
      Education is important for the individual and for society. One of the most important and stable predictors of educational dropout is academic performance, typically measured by grades. This thesis aims to investigate factors related to academic performance and student dropout. It comprises two projects. The first project, Young Will (Ung vilje), is based on a sample of adolescents entering upper ...
    • Accelerations and high intensity running in field and assistant football referees during match play 

      Riiser, Amund; Pettersen, Svein Arne; Andersen, Vidar; Sæterbakken, Atle Hole; Frøyd, Christian; Ylvisåker, Einar; Moe, Vegard Fusche (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-06-20)
      <p><i>Objectives</i>: (1) to examine accelerations and high intensity running (HIR) in football field referees (FR) and assistant referees (AR) during football matches and (2) to evaluate fluctuations in accelerations and HIR between first and second half and in 5-min periods.</p> <p><i>Methods</i>: All movements of the referees were measured using a radio-based tracking system during 41 matches ...
    • Acceptability of an mHealth app intervention for persons with type 2 diabetes and its associations with initial self-management: Randomized controlled trial 

      Torbjørnsen, Astrid; Småstuen, Milada Cvancarova; Jenum, Anne Karen; Årsand, Eirik; Ribu, Lis (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-21)
      <p><i>Background</i>: Mobile health interventions are increasingly used in health care. The level of acceptability may indicate whether and how such digital solutions will be used.</p> <p><i>Objective</i>: This study aimed to explore associations between the level of acceptability of a mobile diabetes app and initial ability of self-management for patients with type 2 diabetes.</p> <p><i>Methods</i>: ...
    • Acceptability, feasibility, and cost of telemedicine for nonacute headaches: A randomized study comparing video and traditional consultations 

      Müller, Kai Ivar; Alstadhaug, Karl Bjørnar; Bekkelund, Svein Ivar (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-05-30)
      <b>Backgr ound:</b> The feasibility of telemedicine in diagnosing and treating nonacute headaches, such as primary headaches (migraine and tension-type) and medication-overuse headaches has not been previously investigated. By eliminating the need of travel to specialists, telemedicine may of fer significant time and money ...
    • Acceptance and commitment theraphy og kroniske smerter i allmennpraksis 

      Pettersen, Kristian (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2013-06-02)
      Kronisk smerte er definert som smerte med varighet på 6 måneder eller mer. Kortvarig smerte behandles vanligvis med medikamentell smertelindring, mens en tverrfaglig tilnærming til kroniske smerter har best effekt. Den tverrfaglige behandlingen skjer oftest ved smerteklinikker, og består av ulike former for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). De senere årene har det kommet en ny bølge av psykoterapeutiske ...
    • Accidental hypothermia - A review on the underlying physiological and pathophysiological mechanisms and treatment of accidental hypothermia 

      Håheim, Brage (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014-06-01)
      Accidental hypothermia is a rare condition with few deaths per year, but hypothermic patients have a 30% chance of dying. The past 15-20 years there has been an increased understanding of how hypothermia affects human physiology and may cause life-threatening conditions like arrhythmias, cardiovascular shock and pulmonary edema. New understanding of underlying mechanisms of hypothermia- induced ...
    • Acculturation : early political and social science conceptions 

      Rudmin, Floyd Webster (Preprint; Manuskript, 2003-10)
    • Acculturation alchemy : how miscitations make biculturalism appear beneficial 

      Rudmin, Floyd Webster (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2007)
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    • Acculturation and self-rated health among Arctic indigenous peoples : a population-based cross-sectional study 

      Eliassen, Bent-Martin; Braaten, Tonje; Melhus, Marita; Hansen, Ketil Lenert; Broderstad, Ann Ragnhild (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Acculturation is for indigenous peoples related to the process of colonisation over centuries as well as the on-going social transition experienced in the Arctic today. Changing living conditions and lifestyle affect health in numerous ways in Arctic indigenous populations. Self-rated health (SRH) is a relevant variable in primary health care and in general public health assessments and monitoring. ...
    • Accumulation of stable full-length circular group i intron RNAs during heat-shock 

      Andersen, Kasper L.; Beckert, Bertrand; Masquida, Benoît; Johansen, Steinar Daae; Nielsen, Henrik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-10-31)
      Group I introns in nuclear ribosomal RNA of eukaryotic microorganisms are processed by splicing or circularization. The latter results in formation of full-length circular introns without ligation of the exons and has been proposed to be active in intron mobility. We applied qRT-PCR to estimate the copy number of circular intron RNA from the myxomycete Didymium iridis . In ...
    • Accuracy of physical examination for chronic lumbar radiculopathy 

      Iversen, Trond; Solberg, Tore; Romner, Bertil; Wilsgaard, Tom; Nygaard, Øystein Petter; Waterloo, Knut; Brox, Jens Ivar; Ingebrigtsen, Tor (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Background: Clinical examination of patients with chronic lumbar radiculopathy aims to clarify whether there is nerve root impingement. The aims of this study were to investigate the association between findings at clinical examination and nerve root impingement, to evaluate the accuracy of clinical index tests in a specialised care setting, and to see whether imaging clarifies the cause of chronic ...
    • Achieving hidradenitis suppurativa response score is associated with significant improvement in clinical and patient-reported outcomes: Post hoc analysis of pooled data from PIONEER I and II 

      Kimball, Alexandra Boer; Tzellos, Thrasyvoulos; Calimlim, Brian M; Teixeira, Henrique D; Geng, Ziqian; Okun, Martin M (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-07)
      Hidradenitis Suppurativa Clinical Response (HiSCR), is a validated tool that has been used to assess the efficacy of adalimumab among patients with hidradenitis suppurativa. We evaluated the clinical meaning of HiSCR by relating it to patient-reported outcomes to give further context to its achievement in a post hoc analysis of integrated data from two phase 3 clinical trials (PIONEER I and II). ...
    • Achieving Thoracic Oncology data collection in Europe: a precursor study in 35 Countries 

      Rich, Anna; Baldwin, David; Alfageme, Inmaculada; Beckett, Paul; Berghmans, Thierry; Brincat, Stephen; Burghuber, Otto C.; Corlateanu, Alexandru; Cufer, Tanja; Damhuis, Ronald; Edvardas, Danila; Domagala-Kulawik, Joanna; Stefano, Elia; Mina, Gaga; Tuncay, Goksel; Bogdan, Grigoriu; Hillerdal, Gunnar; Huber, Rudolf Maria; Jakobsen, Erik; Jonsson, Steinn; Jovanovic, Dragana; Kavcova, Elena; Konsoulova, Assia; Laisaar, Tanel; Makitaro, Riitta; Mehic, Bakir; Milroy, Robert; Moldva, Judit; Morgan, Ross; Nanushi, Milda; Paesmans, Marianne; Putora, Paul Martin; Samarzija, Miroslav; Scherpereel, Arnaud; Schlesser, Marc; Sculier, Jean-Paul; Skrickova, Jana; Sotto-Mayor, Renato; Strand, Trond-Eirik; van Schil, Paul E.; Blum, Torsten-Gerriet (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-20)
      <i>Background</i>: A minority of European countries have participated in international comparisons with high level data on lung cancer. However, the nature and extent of data collection across the continent is simply unknown, and without accurate data collection it is not possible to compare practice and set benchmarks to which lung cancer services can aspire.<p> <p><i>Methods</i>: Using an ...
    • ACL injuries – treatment and patients´ experiences of outpatient surgery at UNN 2008-2010 

      Pada, Marika Teresia (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2013-05-14)
      Background: Since 2003 anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions have been done as outpatient surgery at the University Hospital of North Norway, UNN. Previously, the surgeries required overnight hospital stay. In 2010 a survey was done to see the experiences of the patients to whom ACL reconstruction was done 2004-2007. Thesis aims: This master thesis will focus on the patients that underwent ...
    • Acquired brain injury rehabilitation: dilemmas in neurological physiotherapy across healthcare settings 

      Irgens, Eirik Lind; Henriksen, Nils Oddbjørn; Moe, Siri (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-05-20)
      People with acquired brain injury (PwABI) are usually hospitalized for emergency care and often require both specialist and primary healthcare long-term follow-up. Higher intensity rehabilitation featuring early intervention is recommended. This study investigated how implementation of redistributed responsibilities in Norway affects neurological physiotherapy practice within and across healthcare ...
    • Acquired loss of renal nuclease activity is restricted to DNase I and is an organselective feature in murine lupus nephritis 

      Seredkina, Natalya; Rekvik, Ole Petter (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      An acquired loss of renal DNaseI has recently been shown to promote transformation of mild mesangial lupus nephritis into membrano-proliferative end-stage organ disease. In this study, we analyzed expression profiles of DNaseI in other organs of lupus-prone (NZBxNZW)F1 mice during disease progression to determine if silencing of the renal DNaseI gene is an organ specific feature or if loss of ...
    • Acquisition of foreign DNA by natural transformation in Acinetobacter baylyi: quantitative estimates and molecular characterization of the introgression process 

      Willumsen, Sigrid Serine (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2008-05-20)
      Very little is known about introgression in bacteria. Introgression is the process where the genes of one species infiltrate the gene pool of another organism by subsequent backcross transformations of a hybrid with one of its parents. After the initial acquisition of foreign DNA, DNA from the newly made transformants is used as donor DNA in backcross transformations with the recipient. DNA is ...
    • Action-associated modulation of visual event-related potentials evoked by abstract and ecological stimuli 

      Csifcsak, Gabor; Balla, Viktoria Roxana; Dalos, Vera Daniella; Kilencz, Tunde; Biro, Edit Magdolna; Urban, Gabor; Szaloki, Szilvia (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Preprint; Manuskript, 2018-09-19)
      This study investigated the influence of action‐associated predictive processes on visual ERPs. In two experiments, we sought evidence for sensory attenuation (SA) indexed by ERP amplitude reductions for self‐induced stimuli when compared to passive viewing of the same images. We assessed if SA is (a) present for both ecological and abstract stimuli (pictures depicting hands or checkerboards), (b) ...