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Pål Jåbekk

Pål Jåbekk



I teach several different PE subjects both in teacher education and in physical education teacher education. I teach both practical and theoretical subjects with a main focus on subjects pertaining to health, anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, physical and motor development, play, gymnastics, athletics and basic training.

I am responsible for the course M1KP1200.


My research background and interests is in health and preventative health with a particular focus on resistance exercise, nutrition, overweight, sleep and lifestyle diseases.


I run to Norwegian podcasts centered around education, curiosity and PE.

Scientific publications

Jåbekk, Pål ; Jensen, Rein Magnus ; Sandell, Martin Blaauw ; Haugen, Erin; Katralen, Line M.; Bjorvatn, Bjørn (2020). A randomized controlled pilot trial of sleep health education on body composition changes following 10 weeks resistance exercise. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness. Vol. 60.

Jåbekk, Pål ; Høstmark, Arne Torbjørn; Lindberg, Fedon A. (2014). A VLC diet with gradual transition to Mediterranean low glycemic foods as a treatment of obesity – a pilot study. Mediterranean Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism. Vol. 7.

Jåbekk, Pål T. ; Moe, Ingvild A.; Meen, Helge Dyre; Tomten, Sissel Erland; Høstmark, Arne Torbjørn (2010). Resistance training in overweight women on a ketogenic diet conserved lean body mass while reducing body fat. 10 p. Nutrition & Metabolism. Vol. 7.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete