Norwegian version
Karen Synne Groven

Karen Synne Groven

About

Physiotherapist, sports educator, PhD. In my PhD, I explored women's experiences following weight loss surgery, including their experiences of undergoing lifestyle changes.

Research interests:
Rehabilitation, qualitative research approaches in the following areas: obesity, weight loss surgery, cancer survivors, chronic fatigue syndrome, chronic pain and vestinulitis. Ethics and ethical aspects of physiotherapy and rehabilitation.

Research projects

Scientific publications

Kroman, Marlene; Jørgensen, Vivien; Groven, Karen Synne (2022). Making sense of invisible bodily changes and new ways of doing physical activity Experiences of individuals following traumatic incomplete spinal cord injury. European Journal of Physiotherapy .

Haarr, Kjersti Helene; Groven, Karen Synne; Groven, Karen Synne (2022). Participation, civil society and citizenship later in life. Fjetland, Kirsten Jæger; Gjermestad, Anita; Lid, Inger Marie (Ed.). Lived citizenship for persons in vulnerable life situations. Theories and practices. Kapittel 4. p. 62-78. Universitetsforlaget.

Krabbe, Silje Helen; Mengshoel, Anne Marit; Bjorbækmo, Wenche Schrøder; Sveen, Unni; Groven, Karen Synne (2022). Bodies in lockdown: Young women’s narratives of falling severely ill with ME/CFS during childhood and adolescence. Health Care for Women International .

Olaussen, Mette; Groven, Karen Synne (2022). Ungdommers erfaringer med å bli bedre av CFS/ME. Fysioterapeuten.

Linnestad, Anne-Margrethe; Løvstad, Marianne; Groven, Karen Synne; Howe, Emilie Isager; Fure, Silje Christine Reistad; Spjelkavik, Øystein; Sveen, Unni (2022). "Manoeuvring in uncharted waters - a balancing act": A qualitative exploration of treatment and improvement after mild traumatic brain injury. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation .

Krabbe, Silje Helen; Mengshoel, Anne Marit; Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder; Sveen, Unni; Groven, Karen Synne; Groven, Karen Synne (2022). Bodies in lockdown: Young women's narratives of falling severely ill with ME/CFS during childhood and adolescence. Health Care for Women International .

Vistven, Annette; Groven, Karen Synne (2021). Experiences of an intensive interdisciplinary rehabilitation for people with early-stage Parkinson's disease. European Journal of Physiotherapy .

Dahl-Michelsen, Tone; Kinsella, Elizabeth Anne; Groven, Karen Synne (2021). Toward an inclusive evidence-based practice model: Embracing pluralistic understandings of professional knowledge in health care and health care higher education. Critical Studies in Teaching and Learning . Vol. 9.

Dahl-Michelsen, Tone; Nicholls, David A.; Messel, Jan; Groven, Karen Synne (2021). Boundary work: the Mensendieck system and physiotherapy education in Norway. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice . Vol. 37.

Sørensen, Monica; Groven, Karen Synne; Gjelsvik, Bjørn E.; Almendingen, Kari; Garnweidner-Holme, Lisa (2020). Experiences of self-management support in patients with diabetes and multimorbidity: a qualitative study in Norwegian general practice. Primary Health Care Research and Development . Vol. 21:e44.

David, Nicholls; Groven, Karen Synne; Kinsella, Elisabeth Anne; Anjum, Rani Lill (2020). Introduction. Nicholls, David; Groven, Karen Synne; Anjum, Rani Lill; Kinsella, Anne Elisabeth (Ed.). Mobilizing Knowledge in Physiotherapy Critical Reflections on Foundations and Practices. Chapter 1. Routledge.

Braithwaite, Jean; Dahl-Michelsen, Tone; Groven, Karen Synne (2020). How are we doing? Placing human relationships at the centre of physiotherapy. Nicholls, David; Groven, Karen Synne; Anjum, Rani Lill; Kinsella, Anne Elisabeth (Ed.). Mobilizing Knowledge in Physiotherapy Critical Reflections on Foundations and Practices. Chapter 15. Routledge.

Nicholls, David; Groven, Karen Synne; Anjum, Rani Lill; Kinsella, Anne Elisabeth (2020). Mobilizing Knowledge in Physiotherapy Critical Reflections on Foundations and Practices. ISBN: 9780367428181. 234 p. Routledge.

Sørensen, Monica; Groven, Karen Synne; Gjelsvik, Bjørn E.; Almendingen, Kari; Garnweidner-Holme, Lisa (2020). The roles of healthcare professionals in diabetes care: A qualitative study in Norwegian general practice. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care . Vol. 38.
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02813...

Groven, Karen Synne; Dahl-Michelsen, Tone (2019). Recovering from chronic fatigue syndrome as an intra-active process. Health Care for Women International .

Dahl-Michelsen, Tone; Nicholls, David A; Groven, Karen Synne (2019). Approaching Intimacy, Sexuality and Ethics in the Professional Training of Physiotherapy Students in Norway. European Journal of Physiotherapy .

Groven, Karen Synne; Svendby, Ellen Berg; Rugseth, Gro (2019). Ethical sensitivity in co-production: Openness and doubt when young women participate in research. Health Care for Women International .

Groven, Karen Synne; Braithwaite, Jean; Dahl-Michelsen, Tone (2019). Iatrogenic dys-appearance: First-person accounts of chronic neuromuscular disease reveal unintended harms of treatment. European Journal of Physiotherapy .

Støles, Marie; Glavin, Kari; Groven, Karen Synne (2019). Hvilken betydning får omsorg i formidling til foreldre av barn med overvekt - helsesøstres erfaringer. Nordisk sygeplejeforskning . Vol. 9.

Groven, Karen Synne; Ahlsen, Birgitte; Robertsson, Steve (2018). Stories of suffering and success: Men's embodied narratives following bariatric surgery. Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology . Vol. 18.

Groven, Karen Synne; Dahl-Michelsen, Tone (2018). “I enjoy the treadmill very much”: Moving beyond traditional understandings of self-efficacy in anti-obesity interventions. 8 p. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice .

Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder; Evensen, Kristin Vindhol; Groven, Karen Synne; Rugseth, Gro; Standal, Øyvind Førland (2018). Phenomenology of Professional Practices in Education and Health Care: An Empirical Investigation. Phenomenology & Practice . Vol. 12.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2564203

Groven, Karen Synne; Zeiler, Kristin (2018). Teenage girlhood and bodily agency: on power, weight, dys-appearance, and eu-appearance in a Norwegian lifestyle programme. 14 p. Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology .

Groven, Karen Synne; Nicole, Glenn; Setchell, Jenny (2018). What's in a number?. Gibson E, Barbara; Nicholls, David; Setchell, Jenny; Groven, Karen Synne (Ed.). Manipulating practices: a critical physiotherapy reader. 14. p. 334-352. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Dahl-Michelsen, Tone; Groven, Karen Synne (2018). A Baradian approach to evidence-based practice in physiotherapy education. Gibson E, Barbara; Nicholls, David; Setchell, Jenny; Groven, Karen Synne (Ed.). Manipulating practices: a critical physiotherapy reader. Kapittel 10. p. 242-260. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Gibson E., Barbara; Nicholls, David; Setchell, Jenny; Groven, Karen Synne (2018). Working against the grain: Criticality for an otherwise physiotherapy. Gibson E, Barbara; Nicholls, David; Setchell, Jenny; Groven, Karen Synne (Ed.). Manipulating practices: a critical physiotherapy reader. Introduction. p. 14-28. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Gibson E, Barbara; Nicholls, David; Setchell, Jenny; Groven, Karen Synne (2018). Manipulating practices: a critical physiotherapy reader. ISBN: 9788202550011. 400 p. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Natvik, Eli; Groven, Karen Synne; Råheim, Målfrid; Gjengedal, Eva; Gallagher, Shaun (2018). Space perception, movement and insight: Attuning to the space of everyday life after major weight loss. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice . Vol. 35.
https://doi.org/10.1080/09593985.2018.1441934

Groven, Karen Synne; Heggen, Kristin (2018). Physiotherapists' encounters with "obese" patients - Exploring how embodied approaches gain significance. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice . Vol. 34.

Groven, Karen Synne; Dahl-Michelsen, Tone (2017). Openness and doubt in physiotherapy encounters in lifestyle programs for children and adolescents with obesity : critical physiotherapy ethics. Fysioterapeuten . Vol. 84.
http://fysioterapeuten-eblad.no/dm/fysioterapeuten...





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