Gerd Marie Solstad is a researcher at the department of youth at Norwegian Social Research – NOVA. Her research is rooted in sociological perspectives, and oriented towards topics that include social change, violence and abuse, socioeconomic inequality, and inclusion/exclusion in organized sport. Solstad holds a PhD in sport science (2019) from the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Department of Cultural and Social Studies.
Digital Sexual Violence against Children and Adolescents
The project will, in a comprehensive literature review, map existing knowledge about digital sexual violence against children and adolescents.
Evaluation of "Sport for all in Oslo"
In this research, NOVA at OsloMet, in collaboration with the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, evaluate the program «Sport for all in Oslo» from its inception in 2018 until 2024.
Participation in Sports among Norwegian Youth
The aim of the research project is to gain new knowledge about the social position and status of sport participation among young people in Norway.
Solstad, Gerd Marie; Strandbu, Åse (2019). Culturally ‘safe sport’: on political mobilisation against abuse in Zambian sport. 13 p. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics .
Stefansen, Kari; Solstad, Gerd Marie; Strandbu, Åse; Hansen, Maria Louise
Young Athletes’ Perceptions of Coach-Athlete Sexual Relationships: Engaging with Competing Ethics.
Sociology of Sport Journal
Solstad, Gerd Marie; Rhind, Daniel (2018). Sport, safeguarding and transactional sex: a case study of social networks in Zambian sport. Sport in Society Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics . Vol. 21.
Seippel, Ørnulf; Dalen, Håvard Bergesen; Sandvik, Morten Renslo; Solstad, Gerd Marie
From political sports to sports politics: on political mobilization of sports issues.
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics
Palmer, Helen; Håberg, Asta; Fimland, Marius Steiro; Solstad, Gerd Marie; Iversen, Vegard Moe; Hoff, Jan; Helgerud, Jan; Eikenes, Live (2013). Structural brain changes after 4 wk of unilateral strength training of the lower limb. Journal of applied physiology . Vol. 115.
Solstad, Gerd Marie; Fimland, Marius Steiro; Helgerud, Jan; Iversen, Vegard Moe; Hoff, Jan (2011). Test-Retest Reliability of V-Wave Responses in the Soleus and Gastrocnemius Medialis. Journal of clinical neurophysiology . Vol. 28.
Fimland, Marius Steiro; Helgerud, Jan; Solstad, Gerd Marie; Iversen, Vegard Moe; Leivseth, Gunnar; Hoff, Jan
Neural adaptations underlying cross-education after unilateral strength training.
European Journal of Applied Physiology
Palmer, Helen; Eikenes, Live; Fimland, Marius; Solstad, Gerd Marie; Hoff, Jan; Helgerud, Jan; Håberg, Asta (2011). Changes in the brain in response to maximal strength training: a DTI study. Society for Neuroscience annual meeting.
Palmer, Helen; Fimland, Marius Steiro; Solstad, Gerd Marie; Iversen, Vegard Moe; Hoff, Jan; Helgerud, Jan; Håberg, Asta (2009). Maximal strength training of the plantar flexors: can changes in the brain be detected using functional magnetic resonance imaging?. Physiology 2009. The Physiological Society.