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Linda Aimee Hartford Kvæl

Linda Aimee Hartford Kvæl


Linda Kvæl is a postdoctoral fellow at the Faculty of Health Sciences, the research group Aging, Health and Welfare, and researcher II for NOVA, Department of Ageing Research and Housing Studies. She has a PhD in health sciences from OsloMet. Kvæl has clinical experience as a physiotherapist from the community care services with a master's degree in rehabilitation of older persons. Her research interests include quality in health and care services for older people and their relatives, with a special focus on participation, active aging in context, person-centered care and implementation of evidence-based knowledge.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Health sciences

Subject areas

Patient progress   Active aging   Implementation Science   Health and care services   Person-centred care

Research projects

Scientific publications

Bjerk, Maria ; Flottorp, Signe A.; Pripp, Are Hugo ; Øien, Henning; Hansen, Tonya Moen; Foy, Robbie; Close, Jacqueline; Linnerud, Siv ; Brovold, Therese ; Solli, Rune ; Olsen, Nina Rydland; Skelton, Dawn A.; Rydwik, Elisabeth; Helbostad, Jorunn L.; Idland, Gro; Kvæl, Linda ; Vieira, Edgar; Taraldsen, Kristin (2024). Tailored implementation of national recommendations on fall prevention among older adults in municipalities in Norway (FALLPREVENT trial): a study protocol for a cluster-randomised trial. Implementation Science. Vol. 19.

Kvæl, Linda Aimee Hartford ; Gautun, Heidi (2023). Social inequality in navigating the healthcare maze: Care trajectories from hospital to home via intermediate care for older people in Norway. Social Science and Medicine. Vol. 333.

Bunæs-Næss, Heidi ; Kvæl, Linda Aimee Hartford ; Nilsson, Birgitta Blakstad ; Heywood, Sophie; Heiberg, Kristi Elisabeth (2023). Aquatic high-intensity interval training (HIIT) may be similarly effective to land-based HIIT in improving exercise capacity in people with chronic conditions: A systematic review and meta-analysis. 13 p. BMJ Open sport & exercise medicine. Vol. 9.

Kvæl, Linda Aimee Hartford ; Bergland, Astrid ; Eldh, Ann Catrine (2023). Preference-based patient participation in intermediate care: Translation, validation and piloting of the 4Ps in Norway. Health Expectations. Vol. 27.

Linnerud, Siv ; Kvæl, Linda Aimee Hartford ; Graverholt, Birgitte; Idland, Gro; Taraldsen, Kristin ; Brovold, Therese (2023). Stakeholder development of an implementation strategy for fall prevention in Norwegian home care – a qualitative co-creation approach. 10 p. BMC Health Services Research. Vol. 23.

Gautun, Heidi ; Hartford Kvæl, Linda Aimee ; Bratt, Christopher (2022). After Hospital: Should Older Care-Needing Patients Be Transferred to Their Homes or to an intermediate Care Institution?. Healthcare. Vol. 10.

Hartford Kvæl, Linda Aimee ; Løchting, Ida; Molin, Marianne (2022). Use of Dietary Supplements and Perceived Knowledge among Adults Living with Fibromyalgia in Norway: A Cross-Sectional Study. Nutrients. Vol. 14.

Hartford Kvæl, Linda Aimee ; Olsen, Cecilie Fromholt (2022). Assuring patient participation and care continuity in intermediate care: Getting the most out of family meetings using the four habits model. 10 p. Health Expectations. Vol. 25.

Hartford Kvæl, Linda Aimee ; Hellesø, Ragnhild; Bergland, Astrid ; Debesay, Jonas (2022). Balancing standardisation and individualisation in transitional care pathways: a meta-ethnography of the perspectives of older patients, informal caregivers and healthcare professionals. 16 p. BMC Health Services Research. Vol. 22.

Hartford Kvæl, Linda Aimee (2021). Helhetlige pasientforløp: brukernes erfaringer med pasientdeltakelse og personsentrert omsorg i kommunal korttidsrehabilitering i overgangen mellom sykehus og hjem. Tidsskrift for omsorgsforskning. Vol. 7.

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