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Kirsti Riiser

Kirsti Riiser


I am an associate professor. at OsloMet For several years, I have worked as a pediatric physiotherapist. My research interests are associations between physical activity and play, fitness, motivation and health-related quality of life in children and adolescents –and how physical activity can be supported. I teach students at bachelor and masters level at the Department of Physiotherapy.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Health sciences

Subject areas

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

Scientific publications

Riiser, Kirsti; Helseth, Sølvi; Christophersen, Knut-Andreas; Haraldstad, Kristin (2020). Confirmatory factor analysis of the proxy version of Kidscreen-27 and relationships between health-related quality of life dimensions and body mass index and physical activity in young schoolchildren. Preventive Medicine Reports . Vol. 20.

Riiser, Kirsti; Helseth, Sølvi; Haraldstad, Kristin; Torbjørnsen, Astrid; Richardsen, Kåre Rønn (2020). Adolescents’ health literacy, health protective measures, and health-related quality of life during the Covid-19 pandemic. PLOS ONE . Vol. 15.

Bigum Sundar, Turid Kristin; Riiser, Kirsti; Småstuen, Milada Cvancarova; Opheim, Randi; Løndal, Knut; Glavin, Kari; Helseth, Sølvi (2020). Health-related quality of life among 13–14year old adolescents with overweight−amixed methods approach. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes . Vol. 18.

Løndal, Knut; Haugen, Anders L. Hage; Lund, Siv; Riiser, Kirsti (2020). Physical activity of first graders in Norwegian after-school programs: A relevant contribution to the development of motor competencies and learning of movements? Investigated utilizing a mixed methods approach. 16 p. PLOS ONE . Vol. 15.

Riiser, Kirsti; Richardsen, Kåre Rønn; Haugen, Anders L. Hage; Lund, Siv; Løndal, Knut (2020). Active play in ASP –a matched-pair cluster-randomized trial investigating the effectiveness of an intervention in after-school programs for supporting children’s physical activity. BMC Public Health . Vol. 20.

Valla, Lisbeth; Slinning, Kari; Kalleson, Runa; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Riiser, Kirsti (2020). Motor skills and later communication development in early childhood: results from a population -based study. Child: Care, Health and Development .

Holmen, Heidi; Riiser, Kirsti; Winger, Anette (2020). Home-based pediatric palliative care and electronic health: Systematic mixed methods review. Journal of Medical Internet Research . Vol. 22:E16248.

Sundar, Turid Kristin Bigum; Løndal, Knut; Riiser, Kirsti; Lagerløv, Per; Glavin, Kari; Helseth, Sølvi (2019). Adolescents With Overweight or Obesity: A Qualitative Study of Participation in an Internet-Based Program to Increase Physical Activity. Sage Open Nursing . Vol. 5.

Riiser, Kirsti; Haugen, Anders Lund; Lund, Siv; Løndal, Knut (2019). Physical Activity in Young Schoolchildren in After School Programs. Journal of School Health . Vol. 89.

Riiser, Kirsti; Helseth, Sølvi; Ellingsen, Hanna; Fallang, Bjørg; Løndal, Knut (2017). Active Play in After-school Programmes: development of an intervention and description of a matched-pair cluster-randomised trial assessing physical activity play in after-school programmes. BMJ Open . Vol. 7.

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