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Kirsti Riiser

Kirsti Riiser


I am an associate professor at the Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences. My research interests are physical activity, health-related quality of life and health literacy in children and adolescents. I teach and supervise students at bachelor-, master and PhD level in topics related young people's health and quality of life. I am a member of the MUSKHealth research group and Quality of Life research group at OsloMet, a boardmember of the Norwegian national research network HELINOR (HEalth LIteracy NORway) and member of the national research networks LIVSFORSK and CHIP (Children in Palliative Care).

Fields of study

Subject areas

Motivation   Physical activity   Fysioterapi   Health Related Quality of Life   Measuring physical activity   Health behaviour   Childhood obesity   Health Literacy   Intervention studies

Research groups

Research projects

Scientific publications

Haugen, Anders L. Hage; Esser-Noethlichs, Marc; Riiser, Kirsti; Hatlevik, Ove Edvard (2023). Understanding Critical Health Literacy Among Adolescents: Psychometric Properties of the CHLA Questionnaire in Lower Secondary Schools in Norway. Journal of School Health.

Riiser, Kirsti; Kalleson, Runa; Holmen, Heidi; Torbjørnsen, Astrid (2023). Integrating research in health professions education: a scoping review. BMC Medical Education. Vol. 23.

Røe, Yngve; Torbjørnsen, Astrid; Stanghelle, Brita; Helseth, Sølvi; Riiser, Kirsti (2023). Health Literacy in Higher Education: A Systematic Scoping Review of Educational Approaches. Pedagogy in health promotion.

Paulsen, Henriette; Ljungblad, Ulf Wike; Riiser, Kirsti; Evensen, Kari Anne Indredavik (2023). Early neurological and motor function in infants born moderate to late preterm or small for gestational age at term: a prospective cohort study. BMC Pediatrics. Vol. 23.

Holmen, Heidi; Winger, Anette; Steindal, Simen Alexander; Riiser, Kirsti; Castor, Charlotte; Kvarme, Lisbeth Gravdal; Mariussen, Kari; Lee, Anja (2023). Patient-reported outcome measures in children, adolescents, and young adults with palliative care needs - a scoping review. BMC Palliative Care.

Veshovda, Solveig; Eik, Hedda; Andersen, Marit Helen; Jahre, Henriette; Riiser, Kirsti (2023). Health literacy and musculoskeletal disorders in adolescents: a scoping review. 11 p. BMJ Open. Vol. 13.

Haugen, Anders L. Hage; Riiser, Kirsti; Esser-Noethlichs, Marc; Hatlevik, Ove Edvard (2023). Fostering pupils’ critical health literacy: examining the potential of physical education in lower secondary school. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living. Vol. 5.

Lund, Siv; Riiser, Kirsti; Løndal, Knut (2023). Children`s Experiences with Outdoor, Physically Active Play in After-School Programs. American Journal of Play. Vol. 15.

Flølo, Tone Nygaard; Gjeilo, Kari Hanne; Andersen, John Roger; Haraldstad, Kristin; Hjelmeland, Inger Helen Hardeland; Iversen, Marjolein M.; Løyland, Borghild; Norekvål, Tone Merete; Riiser, Kirsti; Rohde, Gudrun E.; Urstad, Kristin Hjorthaug; Utne, Inger; Beisland, Elisabeth Grov (2022). The impact of educational concerns and satisfaction on baccalaureate nursing students’ distress and quality of life during the Covid-19 pandemic; a cross-sectional study. 13 p. BMC Nursing. Vol. 21.

Frøvik-Frei, Kathrin; Riiser, Kirsti; Kleffelgård, Ingerid (2022). Avansert mobilitet hos barn og unge i senfase etter ervervet hjerneskade: En kasus-kontrollstudie. Fysioterapeuten.

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