• A physical activity reference data-set recorded from older adults using body-worn inertial sensors and video technology?The ADAPT study data-set 

      Bourke, Alan; Ihlen, Espen Alexander F.; Bergquist, Ronny; Wik, Per Bendik; Vereijken, Beatrix; Helbostad, Jorunn L. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Physical activity monitoring algorithms are often developed using conditions that do not represent real-life activities, not developed using the target population, or not labelled to a high enough resolution to capture the ...
    • The Adapted Lifestyle-Integrated Functional Exercise Program for Preventing Functional Decline in Young Seniors: Development and Initial Evaluation 

      Schwenk, Michael; Bergquist, Ronny; Boulton, Elisabeth; Van Ancum, Jeanine M.; Nerz, Corinna; Weber, Michaela; Barz, Carolin; Jonkman, Nini H.; Taraldsen, Kristin; Helbostad, Jorunn L.; Vereijken, Beatrix; Pijnappels, Mirjam; Maier, Andrea B.; Zhang, Wei; Becker, Clemens; Todd, Chris; Clemson, Lindy; Hawley-Hague, H. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: The Lifestyle-integrated Functional Exercise (LiFE) program is an intervention integrating balance and strength activities into daily life, effective at reducing falls in at-risk people ≥70 years. There is ...
    • App-based Self-administrable Clinical Tests of Physical Function: Development and Usability Study 

      Bergquist, Ronny; Vereijken, Beatrix; Mellone, Sabato; Corzani, Mattia; Helbostad, Jorunn L.; Taraldsen, Kristin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background: Objective measures of physical function in older adults are widely used to predict health outcomes such as disability, institutionalization, and mortality. App-based clinical tests allow users to assess their ...
    • Assessment of muscle activity using elastic resistance in strength exercise 

      Bergquist, Ronny (Master thesis, 2015)
      Strength exercise is associated with many positive health effects. However, many people do not have the opportunity to use conventional strength exercise equipment. Studies have shown that elastic resistance can induce ...
    • The association of basic and challenging motor capacity with mobility performance and falls in young seniors 

      Gordt, Katharina; Paraschiv-Ionescu, Anisoara; Mikolaizak, A. Stefanie; Taraldsen, Kristin; Mellone, Sabato; Bergquist, Ronny; Van Ancum, Jeanine M.; Nerz, Corinna; Pijnappels, Mirjam; Maier, Andrea B.; Helbostad, Jorunn L.; Vereijken, Beatrix; Becker, Clemens; Aminian, Kamiar; Schwenk, Michael (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background Understanding the association between motor capacity (MC) (what people can do in a standardized environment), mobility performance (MP) (what people actually do in real-life) and falls is important for early ...
    • Attitudes Towards Adapted Lifestyle-Integrated Functional Exercise Developed for 60-70-Year-Olds: Perceptions of Participants and Trainers 

      Boulton, Elisabeth; Weber, Michaela; Hawley-Hague, Helen; Bergquist, Ronny; Van Ancum, Jeanine M.; Jonkman, Nini H.; Taraldsen, Kristin; Helbostad, Jorunn L.; Maier, Andrea B.; Becker, Clemens; Todd, Chris; Clemson, Lindy; Schwenk, Michael (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background: Time commitments, limited access, or unwillingness to join a group are some of the many reasons for low adherence to structured exercise in older adults. A promising alternative approach is integrating exercise ...
    • Comparison of Standard Clinical and Instrumented Physical Performance Tests in Discriminating Functional Status of High-Functioning People Aged 61–70 Years Old 

      Coni, Alice; Van Ancum, Jeanine M.; Bergquist, Ronny; Mikolaizak, A. Stefanie; Mellone, Sabato; Chiari, Lorenzo; Maier, Andrea B.; Pijnappels, Mirjam (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Assessment of physical performance by standard clinical tests such as the 30-s Chair Stand (30CST) and the Timed Up and Go (TUG) may allow early detection of functional decline, even in high-functioning populations, and ...
    • Concurrent validity and reliability of the Community Balance and Mobility Scale in young-older adults. 

      Weber, Michaela; Van Ancum, Jeanine M.; Bergquist, Ronny; Taraldsen, Kristin; Gordt, Katharina; Mikolaizak, A. Stefanie; Nerz, Corinna; Pijnappels, Mirjam; Jonkman, Nini H.; Maier, Andrea B.; Helbostad, Jorunn L.; Vereijken, Beatrix; Becker, Clemens; Schwenk, Michael (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background With the growing number of young-older adults (baby-boomers), there is an increasing demand for assessment tools specific for this population, which are able to detect subtle balance and mobility deficits. ...
    • Creating and Validating a Shortened Version of the Community Balance and Mobility Scale for Application in People Who Are 61 to 70 Years of Age 

      Gordt, Katharina; Mikolaizak, A. Stefanie; Taraldsen, Kristin; Bergquist, Ronny; Van Ancum, Jeanine M.; Nerz, Corinna; Pijnappels, Mirjam; Maier, Andrea B.; Helbostad, Jorunn L.; Vereijken, Egberta; Becker, Clemens; Schwenk, Michael (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background The Community Balance and Mobility Scale (CBM) has been shown to be reliable and valid for detecting subtle balance and mobility deficits in people who are 61 to 70 years of age. However, item redundancy and ...
    • Hvilken effekt har styrketrening på depresjonssymptomer? 

      Larsen, Erik Falch. , Hoel, Mathias Almenning (Bachelor thesis, 2019)
      I Norge og verden er depresjon blant en av de aller vanligste psykiske lidelsene i voksen alder (1). Regelmessig styrketrening har en primærforebyggende effekt mot depresjon, men lite forskning omhandler temaet(2). Denne ...
    • Muscle Activity in Upper-Body Single-Joint Resistance Exercises with Elastic Resistance Bands vs. Free Weights 

      Bergquist, Ronny; Iversen, Vegard Moe; Mork, Paul Jarle; Fimland, Marius Steiro (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Elastic resistance bands require little space, are light and portable, but their efficacy has not yet been established for several resistance exercises. The main objective of this study was to compare the muscle activation ...
    • Performance-based clinical tests of balance and muscle strength used in young seniors: a systematic literature review 

      Bergquist, Ronny; Weber, Michaela; Schwenk, Michael; Ulseth, Synnøve; Helbostad, Jorunn L.; Vereijken, Beatrix; Taraldsen, Kristin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background Many balance and strength tests exist that have been designed for older seniors, often aged ≥70 years. To guide strategies for preventing functional decline, valid and reliable tests are needed to detect early ...
    • Predicting Advanced Balance Ability and Mobility with an Instrumented Timed Up and Go Test 

      Bergquist, Ronny; Nerz, Corinna; Taraldsen, Kristin; Mellone, Sabato; Ihlen, Espen Alexander F.; Vereijken, Beatrix; Helbostad, Jorunn L.; Becker, Clemens; Mikolaizak, A. Stefanie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Extensive test batteries are often needed to obtain a comprehensive picture of a person’s functional status. Many test batteries are not suitable for active and healthy adults due to ceiling effects, or require a lot of ...
    • Styrketrenings påvirkning på beinmineraltettheten til postmenopausale kvinner: en litteraturstudie 

      Skoe, Ingvild; Fless Prestholt, Arne (Bachelor thesis, 2019)
      Postmenopausale kvinner har økt risiko for å utvikle lavere beinmineraltetthet (BMD), i tillegg er risikoen for brudd ved et fall større med lav BMD. Trening er påvist som en faktor som påvirker BMD, men det er ikke ...
    • Walking-related digital mobility outcomes as clinical trial endpoint measures: protocol for a scoping review 

      Polhemus, Ashley; Bergquist, Ronny; Bosh de Basea, Magda; Brittain, Gavin; Sara Catherine, Buttery; Nikolaos, Chynkiamis; dalla Costa, Gloria; Laura, Delgado Ortiz; Demeyer, Heleen; Emmert, Kirsten; Garcia Aymerich, Judith; Gassner, Heiko; Hansen, Clint; Hopkinson, Nicholas S.; Klucken, Jochen; Koch, Sarah; Leocani, Letizia; Maetzler, Walter; Micó-Amigo, M Encarna; Mikolaizak, A. Stefanie; Piraino, Paolo; Salis, Francesca; Schlenstedt, Christian; Schwickert, Lars; Scott, Kirsty; Sharrack, Basil; Taraldsen, Kristin; Troosters, Thierry; Vereijken, Beatrix; Vogiatzis, Ioannis; Yarnall, Alison; Mazza, Claudia; Becker, Clemens; Rochester, Lynn; Puhan, Milo Alan; Frei, Anja (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Introduction Advances in wearable sensor technology now enable frequent, objective monitoring of real-world walking. Walking-related digital mobility outcomes (DMOs), such as real-world walking speed, have the potential ...