• A descriptive study of ten-year longitudinal changes in weight and waist circumference in the multi-ethnic rural Northern Norway. The SAMINOR Study, 2003-2014 

      Jacobsen, Bjarne K.; Melhus, Marita; Kvaløy, Kirsti; Siri, Susanna Ragnhild; Michalsen, Vilde Lehne; Broderstad, Ann Ragnhild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The obesity epidemic is dynamic with varying secular trends and differences between countries and ethnic groups. The objective of this study was to describe the age- and sex-specific longitudinal changes in weight and waist ...
    • Adiposity and asthma in adults: a bidirectional Mendelian randomization analysis of the HUNT Study 

      Sun, Yi-Qian; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Langhammer, Arnulf; Chen, Yue; Kvaløy, Kirsti; Mai, Xiao-Mei (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background We aimed to investigate the potential causal associations of adiposity with asthma overall, asthma by atopic status or by levels of symptom control in a large adult population and stratified by sex. We also ...
    • Being normal weight, but feeling overweight in adolescence may effect weight development into young adulthood - An 11-year follow-up: The HUNT Study, Norway 

      Cuypers, Koenraad; Kvaløy, Kirsti; Bratberg, Grete Helen; Midthjell, Kristian; Holmen, Jostein; Holmen, Turid Lingaas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Objectives. To explore if self-perceived overweight in normal weight adolescents influence their weight development into young adulthood and if so, whether physical activity moderates this association. Methods. A longitudinal ...
    • Bevaringsbiologi - Fjellrev i NINA 2005 

      Landa, Arild Magne; Strand, Olav; Kvaløy, Kirsti; van Dijk, Jiska Joanneke; Eide, Nina Elisabeth; Herfindal, Ivar; Linnell, John Durrus; Andersen, Roy (NINA rapport;102, Research report, 2005)
      Fjellrev Alopex lagopus er en av de mest utrydningstruede pattedyr i Norge og det er stort be-hov for kunnskap både om direkte og underliggende årsaker til fjellrevens tilbakegang så vel som mulige tiltak. ”Overvåkningsp ...
    • Bevaringsbiologi. Fjellrev i NINA 2006 

      Landa, Arild Magne; Eide, Nina Elisabeth; Flagstad, Øystein; Herfindal, Ivar; Strand, Olav; Andersen, Roy; van Dijk, Jiska Joanneke; Kvaløy, Kirsti; Linnell, John Durrus (NINA rapport;, Research report, 2006)
      Fjellreven Alopex lagopus er kritisk truet i Fennoskandia. Det er iverksatt overvåking, ulike be-varingstiltak samt forskning for å forklare den vedvarende tilbakegangen i Norge, Sverige og Finland. Denne rapporten oppsummerer ...
    • Causal relationship between obesity and vitamin D status: bi-directional Mendelian randomization analysis of multiple cohorts 

      Vimaleswaran, KS; Berry, DJ; Lu, C; Tikkanen, E; Pilz, Stefan; Hiraki, LT; Cooper, JD; Dastani, Z; Li, R; Houston, Denise; Wood, Andrew R.; Michaëlsson, Karl; Vandenput, Liesbeth; Zgaga, Lina; Yerges-Armstrong, Laura M.; McCarthy, Mark I.; Dupuis, Josée; Kaakinen, Marika; Kleber, Marcus E.; Jameson, Karen; Arden, Nigel; Raitakari, Olli; Vikari, Jorma; Lohman, Kurt K.; Ferrucci, Luigi; Melhus, Håkan; Ingelsson, Erik; Byberg, Liisa; Lind, Lars; Lorentzon, Mattias; Salomaa, Veikko; Campbell, Harry; Dunlop, Malcolm; Mitchell, Braxton D.; Herzig, Karl-Heinz; Pouta, Anneli; Hartikainen, Anna-Liisa; Kvaløy, Kirsti; Midthjell, Kristian; Hveem, Kristian; Platou, Carl Geoffrey Parrinder; Streeten, Elizabeth A.; Theodoratou, Evropi; Jula, Antti; Wareham, Nicholas J.; Ohlsson, Claes; Frayling, Timothy M.; Kritchevsky, Stephen B.; Spector, Timothy D.; Richards, J. Brent; Lehtimäki, Terho; Ouwehand, Willem H.; Kraft, Peter; Cooper, Cyrus; Loos, RJF (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Background Obesity is associated with vitamin D deficiency, and both are areas of active public health concern. We explored the causality and direction of the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and 25-hydroxyvitamin ...
    • Change in prevalence and severity of metabolic syndrome in the Sami and non-Sami population in rural Northern Norway using a repeated cross-sectional population-based study design: the SAMINOR Study 

      Michalsen, Vilde Lehne; Kvaløy, Kirsti; Svartberg, Johan; Siri, Susanna Ragnhild; Melhus, Marita; Broderstad, Ann Ragnhild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Objective To examine the change in both the prevalence and severity of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in the Sami and non-Sami in Northern Norway due to a lack of knowledge regarding the development of MetS in this population. Design ...
    • Common molecular markers related to obesity and colorectal cancer 

      Vikdal, Anne Jorunn (Master thesis, 2016)
      Overweight and obesity is a risk factor for diseases like diabetes, heart conditions and cancer. A major cause of obesity is an imbalance between energy intake and consumption. However, a large part of the population has ...
    • Common variants show predicted polygenic effects on height in the tails of the distribution, except in extremely short individuals 

      Chan, Y; Holmen, Oddgeir; Dauber, A; Vatten, Lars Johan; Havulinna, AS; Skorpen, Frank; Kvaløy, Kirsti; Silander, K; Nguyen, Thutrang T; Willer, C; Boehnke, M; Perola, M; Palotie, A; Salomaa, V; Hveem, Kristian; Frayling, TM; Hirschhorn, JN; Weedon, MN (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Common genetic variants have been shown to explain a fraction of the inherited variation for many common diseases and quantitative traits, including height, a classic polygenic trait. The extent to which common variation ...
    • Data harmonization and federated analysis of population-based studies: the BioSHaRE project 

      Doiron, Dany; Burton, Paul; Marcon, Y; Gaye, Abibou; Wolffenbuttel, BHR; Perola, M; Stolk, RP; Foco, L; Minelli, C; Walderberger, M; Holle, R; Kvaløy, Kirsti; Hillege, Hans L.; Tasse, A-M; Ferretti, V; Fortier, I (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Background Individual-level data pooling of large population-based studies across research centres in international research projects faces many hurdles. The BioSHaRE (Biobank Standardisation and Harmonisation for Research ...
    • Disordered eating in Sami and non-Sami Norwegian populations: the SAMINOR 2 Clinical Survey 

      Kvaløy, Kirsti; Melhus, Marita; Silviken, Anne; Brustad, Magritt; Sørlie, Tore; Broderstad, Ann Ragnhild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Objective The present study aimed to investigate disordered eating (DE) among Sami compared with non-Sami residing in northern Norway. Design In a cross-sectional design, stratified by sex and ethnicity, associations ...
    • Effects of single genetic variants and polygenic obesity risk scores on disordered eating in adolescents - The HUNT study 

      S Sardahaee, Farzaneh; Holmen, Turid Lingaas; Micali, Nadia; Kvaløy, Kirsti (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Purpose Improving the understanding of the role of genetic risk on disordered eating (DE). Methods A case-control study including 1757 (F: 979, M: 778) adolescents (aged 13–19 years) from the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study ...
    • Epigenome-wide methylation differences in a group of lean and obese women – A HUNT Study 

      Kvaløy, Kirsti; Page, Christian; Holmen, Turid Lingaas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Knowledge of epigenetically regulated biomarkers linked to obesity development is still scarce. Improving molecular understanding of the involved factors and pathways would improve obesity phenotype characterization and ...
    • Genetic Effects on Longitudinal Changes from Healthy to Adverse Weight and Metabolic Status—The HUNT Study 

      Kvaløy, Kirsti; Holmen, Jostein; Hveem, Kristian; Holmen, Turid Lingaas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Introduction: The complexity of obesity and onset and susceptibility of cardio-metabolic disorders are still poorly understood and is addressed here through studies of genetic influence on weight gain and increased ...
    • Genome-wide meta-analysis of 241,258 adults accounting for smoking behaviour identifies novel loci for obesity traits 

      Justice, Anne E.; Winkler, Thomas W.; Feitosa, Mary F.; Graff, Misa; Fisher, Virginia A.; Young, Kristin; Barata, Llilda; Deng, Xuan; Czajkowski, Jacek; Hadley, David; Ngwa, Julius S.; Ahluwalia, Tarunveer S.; Chu, Audrey Y.; Heard-Costa, Nancy L.; Lim, Elise; Perez, Jeremiah; Eicher, John D.; Kutalik, Zoltán; Xue, Luting; Mahajan, Anubha; Renström, Frida; Wu, Joseph; Qi, Qibin; Ahmad, Shafqat; Alfred, Tamuno; Amin, Najaf; Bielak, Lawrence F.; Bonnefond, Amelie; Bragg, Jennifer; Cadby, Gemma; Chittani, Martina; Coggeshall, Scott; Corre, Tanguy; Direk, Nese; Eriksson, Joel; Fischer, Krista; Gorski, Mathias; Harder, Marie Neergaard; Horikoshi, Momoko; Huang, Tao; Huffman, Jennifer E.; Jackson, Anne U.; Justesen, Johanne Marie; Kanoni, Stavroula; Kinnunen, Leena; Kleber, Marcus E.; Komulainen, Pirjo; Kumari, Meena; Lim, Unhee; Luan, Jian'an; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Mangino, Massimo; Manichaikul, Ani; Marten, Jonathan; Middelberg, Rita P.S.; Müller-Nurasyid, Martina; Navarro, Pau; Pérusse, Louis; Pervjakova, Natalia; Sarti, Cinzia; Smith, Albert Vernon; Smith, Jennifer A.; Stančáková, Alena; Strawbridge, Rona J.; Stringham, Heather M.; Sung, Yun Ju; Tanaka, Toshiko; Teumer, Alexander; Trompet, Stella; Van Der Laan, Sander W.; van der Most, Peter J.; Van Vliet-Ostaptchouk, Jana V.; Vedantam, Sailaja L.; Verweij, Niek; Vink, Jacqueline M.; Vitart, Veronique; Wu, Ying; Yengo, Loic; Zhang, Weihua; Zhao, Jing Hua; Zimmermann, Martina E.; Zubair, Niha; Abecasis, Gonçalo R.; Adair, Linda S.; Afaq, Saima; Afzal, Uzma; Bakker, Stephan J.L.; Bartz, Traci M.; Beilby, John; Bergman, Richard N.; Bergmann, Sven; Biffar, Reiner; Blangero, John; Boerwinkle, Eric; Bonnycastle, Lori L.; Bottinger, Erwin; Braga, Daniele; Buckley, Brendan M.; Buyske, Steve; Campbell, Harry; Chambers, John C.; Collins, Francis S.; Curran, Joanne E.; De Borst, Gert J.; de Craen, Anton J.M.; de Geus, Eco J.C.; Dedoussis, George; Delgado, Graciela E.; Den Ruijter, Hester M.; Eiriksdottir, Gudny; Eriksson, Anna L.; Esko, Tonu; Faul, Jessica D.; Ford, Ian; Forrester, Terrence; Gertow, Karl; Gigante, Bruna; Glorioso, Nicola; Gong, Jian; Grallert, Harald; Grammer, Tanja B.; Grarup, Niels; Haitjema, Saskia; Hallmans, Goran; Hamsten, Anders; Hansen, Torben; Harris, Tamara B.; Hartman, Catharina A.; Hassinen, Maija; Hastie, Nicholas D.; Heath, Andrew C.; Hernandez, Dena; Hindorff, Lucia; Hocking, Lynne J.; Hollensted, Mette; Holmen, Oddgeir Lingaas; Homuth, Georg; Hottenga, Jouke Jan; Huang, Jie; Hung, Joseph; Hutri-Kähönen, Nina; Ingelsson, Erik; James, Alan L.; Jansson, John-Olov; Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Jhun, Min A.; Jørgensen, Marit E.; Juonala, Markus; Kähönen, Mika; Karlsson, Magnus; Koistinen, Heikki A; Kolcic, Ivana; Kolovou, Genovefa; Kooperberg, Charles; Krämer, Bernhard K.; Kuusisto, Johanna; Kvaløy, Kirsti; Lakka, Timo A.; Langenberg, Claudia; Launer, Lenore J.; Leander, Karin; Lee, Nanette R.; Lind, Lars; Lindgren, Cecilia M.; Linneberg, Allan; Lobbens, Stephane; Loh, Marie; Lorentzon, Mattias; Luben, Robert; Lubke, Gitta; Ludolph-Donislawski, Anja; Lupoli, Sara; Madden, Pamela A.F.; Männikkö, Reija; Marques-Vidal, Pedro; Martin, Nicholas G.; McKenzie, Colin A.; McKnight, Barbara; Mellström, Dan; Menni, Cristina; Montgomery, Grant W.; Musk, A. Bill; Narisu, Narisu; Nauck, Matthias; Nolte, Ilja M.; Oldehinkel, Albertine J.; Olden, Matthias; Ong, Ken K.; Padmanabhan, Sandosh; Peyser, Patricia A.; Pisinger, Charlotta; Porteous, David J.; Raitakari, Olli T.; Rankinen, Tuomo; Rao, Dabeeru C.; Rasmussen-Torvik, Laura J.; Rawal, Rajesh; Rice, Treva; Ridker, Paul M.; Rose, Lynda M.; Bien, Stephanie A.; Rudan, Igor; Sanna, Serena; Sarzynski, Mark A.; Sattar, Naveed; Savonen, Kai; Schlessinger, David; Scholtens, Salome; Schurmann, Claudia; Scott, Robert A.; Sennblad, Bengt; Siemelink, Marten A.; Silbernagel, Günther; Slagboom, P. Eline; Snieder, Harold; Staessen, Jan A.; Stott, David J.; Swertz, Morris A.; Swift, Amy J.; Taylor, Kent D.; Tayo, Bamidele O.; Thorand, Barbara; Thuillier, Dorothee; Tuomilehto, Jaakko; Uitterlinden, André G.; Vandenput, Liesbeth; Vohl, Marie-Claude; Völzke, Henry; Vonk, Judith M.; Waeber, Gérard; Waldenberger, Melanie; Westendorp, Rudi G.J.; Wild, Sarah; Willemsen, Gonneke; Wolffenbuttel, Bruce H.R.; Wong, Andrew; Wright, Alan F.; Zhao, Wei; Zillikens, M. Carola; Baldassarre, Damiano; Balkau, Beverley; Bandinelli, Stefania; Böger, Carsten A.; Boomsma, Dorret I.; Bouchard, Claude; Bruinenberg, Marcel; Chasman, Daniel I.; Ida Chen, Yii-Der; Chines, Peter S.; Cooper, Richard S.; Cucca, Francesco; Cusi, Daniele; De Faire, Ulf; Ferrucci, Luigi; Franks, Paul W.; Froguel, Philippe; Gordon-Larsen, Penny; Grabe, Hans Jörgen; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Haiman, Christopher A.; Hayward, Caroline; Hveem, Kristian; Johnson, Andrew D.; Jukema, J. Wouter; Kardia, Sharon L.R.; Kivimäki, Mika; Kooner, Jaspal S.; Kuh, Diana; Laakso, Markku; Lehtimaki, Terho; Le Marchand, Loic; März, Winfried; McCarthy, Mark I.; Metspalu, Andres; Morris, Andrew P.; Ohlsson, Claes; Palmer, Lyle J.; Pasterkamp, Gerard; Pedersen, Oluf; Peters, Annette; Peters, Ulrike; Polasek, Ozren; Psaty, Bruce M.; Qi, Lu; Rauramaa, Rainer; Smith, Blair H.; Sørensen, Thorkild I.A.; Strauch, Konstantin; Tiemeier, Henning; Tremoli, Elena; Van Der Harst, Pim; Vestergaard, Henrik; Vollenweider, Peter; Wareham, Nicholas J.; Weir, David J.; Whitfield, John B.; Wilson, James F.; Tyrrell, Jessica; Frayling, Timothy M.; Barroso, Inês; Boehnke, Michael; Deloukas, Panagiotis; Fox, Caroline S.; Hirschhorn, Joel N.; Hunter, David J.; Spector, Tim D.; Strachan, David P.; van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Heid, Iris M.; Mohlke, Karen L.; Marchini, Jonathan; Loos, Ruth J.F.; Kilpeläinen, Tuomas O.; Liu, Ching-Ti; Borecki, Ingrid B.; North, Kari E.; Cupples, L. Adrienne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Few genome-wide association studies (GWAS) account for environmental exposures, like smoking, potentially impacting the overall trait variance when investigating the genetic contribution to obesity-related traits. Here, ...
    • Genome-wide physical activity interactions in adiposity - A meta-analysis of 200,452 adults 

      Graff, Mariaelisa; Scott, Robert A.; Justice, Anne E.; Young, Kristin L.; Feitosa, Mary F.; Barata, Llilda; Winkler, Thomas W.; Chu, Audrey Y.; Mahajan, Anubha; Hadley, David; Xue, Luting; Workalemahu, Tsegaselassie; Heard-Costa, Nancy L.; den Hoed, Marcel; Ahluwalia, Tarunveer S.; Qi, Qibin; Ngwa, Julius S.; Renström, Frida; Quaye, Lydia; Eicher, John D.; Hayes, James E.; Cornelis, Marilyn; Kutalik, Zoltan; Lim, Elise; Luan, Jian'an; Huffman, Jennifer E.; Zhang, Weihua; Zhao, Wei; Griffin, Paula J.; Haller, Toomas; Ahmad, Shafqat; Marques-Vidal, Pedro Manuel; Bien, Stephanie; Yengo, Loic; Teumer, Alexander; Smith, Albert Vernon; Kumari, Meena; Harder, Marie Neergaard; Justesen, Johanne Marie; Kleber, Marcus E.; Hollensted, Mette; Lohman, Kurt; Rivera, Natalia V.; Whitfield, John B.; Zhao, Jing Hua; Stringham, Heather M.; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Huppertz, Charlotte; Willemsen, Gonneke; Peyrot, Wouter J.; Wu, Ying; Kristiansson, Kati; Demirkan, Ayse; Fornage, Myriam; Hassinen, Maija; Bielak, Lawrence F.; Cadby, Gemma; Tanaka, Toshiko; Mägi, Reedik; van der Most, Peter J.; Jackson, Anne U.; Bragg-Gresham, Jennifer L.; Vitart, Veronique; Marten, Jonathan; Navarro, Pau; Bellis, Claire; Pasko, Dorota; Johansson, Åsa; Snitker, Søren; Cheng, Yu-Ching; Eriksson, Joel; Lim, Unhee; Aadahl, Mette; Adair, Linda S.; Amin, Najaf; Balkau, Beverley; Auvinen, Juha; Beilby, John; Bergman, Richard N.; Bergmann, Sven; Bertoni, Alain G.; Blangero, John; Bonnefond, Amélie; Bonnycastle, Lori L.; Borja, Judith B.; Brage, Søren; Busonero, Fabio; Buyske, Steve; Campbell, Harry; Chines, Peter S.; Collins, Francis S.; Corre, Tanguy; Smith, George Davey; Delgado, Graciela E.; Dueker, Nicole; Dörr, Marcus; Ebeling, Tapani; Eiriksdottir, Gudny; Esko, Tõnu; Faul, Jessica D.; Fu, Mao; Færch, Kristine; Gieger, Christian; Gläser, Sven; Gong, Jian; Gordon-Larsen, Penny; Grallert, Harald; Grammer, Tanja B.; Grarup, Niels; van Grootheest, Gerard; Harald, Kennet; Hastie, Nicholas D.; Havulinna, Aki S.; Hernandez, Dena; Hindorff, Lucia; Hocking, Lynne J.; Holmen, Oddgeir Lingaas; Holzapfel, Christina; Hottenga, Jouke Jan; Huang, Jie; Huang, Tao; Hui, Jennie; Huth, Cornelia; Hutri-Kähönen, Nina; James, Alan L.; Jansson, John-Olov; Jhun, Min A.; Juonala, Markus; Kinnunen, Leena; Koistinen, Heikki A.; Kolcic, Ivana; Komulainen, Pirjo; Kuusisto, Johanna; Kvaløy, Kirsti; Kahonen, Mika; Lakka, Timo A.; Launer, Lenore J.; Lehne, Benjamin; Lindgren, Cecilia M.; Lorentzon, Mattias; Luben, Robert; Marre, Michel; Milaneschi, Yuri; Monda, Keri L.; Montgomery, Grant W.; De Moor, Marleen H.M.; Mulas, Antonella; Müller-Nurasyid, Martina; Musk, A. Bill; Männikkö, Reija; Männistö, Satu; Narisu, Narisu; Nauck, Matthias; Nettleton, Jennifer A.; Nolte, Ilja M.; Oldehinkel, Albertine J.; Olden, Matthias; Ong, Ken K.; Padmanabhan, Sandosh; Paternoster, Lavinia; Perez, Jeremiah; Perola, Markus; Peters, Annette; Peters, Ulrike; Peyser, Patricia A.; Prokopenko, Inga; Puolijoki, Hannu; Raitakari, Olli T.; Rankinen, Tuomo; Rasmussen-Torvik, Laura J.; Rawal, Rajesh; Ridker, Paul M.; Rose, Lynda M.; Rudan, Igor; Sarti, Cinzia; Sarzynski, Mark A.; Savonen, Kai; Scott, William R.; Sanna, Serena; Shuldiner, Alan R.; Sidney, Steve; Silbernagel, Günther; Smith, Blair H; Smith, Jennifer A.; Snieder, Harold; Stančáková, Alena; Sternfeld, Barbara; Swift, Amy J.; Tammelin, Tuija; Tan, Sian-Tsung; Thorand, Barbara; Thuillier, Dorothée; Vandenput, Liesbeth; Vestergaard, Henrik; Van Vliet-Ostaptchouk, Jana V.; Vohl, Marie-Claude; Völker, Uwe; Waeber, Gérard; Walker, Mark; Wild, Sarah; Wong, Andrew; Wright, Alan F.; Zillikens, M. Carola; Zubair, Niha; Haiman, Christopher A.; Lemarchand, Loic; Gyllensten, Ulf; Ohlsson, Claes; Hofman, Albert; Rivadeneira, Fernando; Uitterlinden, André G.; Pérusse, Louis; Wilson, James F.; Hayward, Caroline; Polasek, Ozren; Cucca, Francesco; Hveem, Kristian; Hartman, Catharina A.; Tönjes, Anke; Bandinelli, Stefania; Palmer, Lyle J.; Kardia, Sharon L.R.; Rauramaa, Rainer; Sørensen, Thorkild I.A.; Tuomilehto, Jaakko; Salomaa, Veikko; Penninx, Brenda W.J.H.; de Geus, Eco J.C.; Boomsma, Dorret I.; Lehtimäki, Terho; Mangino, Massimo; Laakso, Markku; Bouchard, Claude; Martin, Nicholas G.; Kuh, Diana; Liu, Yongmei; Linneberg, Allan; März, Winfried; Strauch, Konstantin; Kivimäki, Mika; Harris, Tamara B.; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Völzke, Henry; Qi, Lu; Järvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Chambers, John C.; Kooner, Jaspal S.; Froguel, Philippe; Kooperberg, Charles; Vollenweider, Peter; Hallmans, Göran; Hansen, Torben; Pedersen, Oluf; Metspalu, Andres; Wareham, Nicholas J.; Langenberg, Claudia; Weir, David R.; Porteous, David J.; Boerwinkle, Eric; Chasman, Daniel I.; Abecasis, Gonçalo R.; Barroso, Inês; McCarthy, Mark I.; Frayling, Timothy M.; O'Connell, Jeffrey R.; Van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Boehnke, Michael; Heid, Iris M.; Mohlke, Karen L.; Strachan, David P.; Fox, Caroline S.; Liu, Ching-Ti; Hirschhorn, Joel N.; Klein, Robert J; Johnson, Andrew D.; Borecki, Ingrid B.; Franks, Paul W.; North, Kari E.; Cupples, L. Adrienne; Loos, Ruth J.F.; Kilpeläinen, Tuomas O. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Physical activity (PA) may modify the genetic effects that give rise to increased risk of obesity. To identify adiposity loci whose effects are modified by PA, we performed genome-wide interaction meta-analyses of BMI and ...
    • Implications of parental lifestyle changes and education level on adolescent offspring weight: a population based cohort study - The HUNT Study, Norway 

      Næss, Marit; Sund, Erik Reidar; Holmen, Turid Lingaas; Kvaløy, Kirsti (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Objective Obesity tends to cluster in families reflecting both common genetics and shared lifestyle patterns within the family environment. The aim of this study was to examine whether parental lifestyle changes over time, ...
    • Influence of Storage and inter- and intra-Assay Variability on the Measurement of Inflammatory Biomarkers in Population-Based Biobanking 

      van Waateringe, RP; Muller Kobold, AC; Van Vliet-Ostaptchouk, JV; Van der Klauw, MM; Koerts, J; Anton, Gabriele; Peters, Annette; Trischler, G; Kvaløy, Kirsti; Næss, Marit; Videm, Vibeke; Hveem, Kristian; Walderberger, M; Koenig, W; Wolffenbuttel, BHR (Journal article, 2017)
      Background: In the present study, we examined the effect of sample storage on the reproducibility of several inflammatory biomarkers, including high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP), high-sensitivity interleukin-6 ...
    • Intergenerational Transmission of Overweight and Obesity from Parents to Their Adolescent Offspring – The HUNT Study 

      Næss, Marit; Holmen, Turid Lingaas; Langaas, Mette; Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon; Kvaløy, Kirsti (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Purpose: The main aim of this study was to examine weight associations between parents and offspring at two time points: 1995–97 and 2006–08, taking into account body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference. Methods: The ...
    • Intergenerational transmission of overweight and obesity in HUNT families - The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study 

      Næss, Marit (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2019:89, Doctoral thesis, 2019)
      Overføring av overvekt og fedme fra foreldre til barn i HUNT-familier. Bakgrunn og mål for studien Både hos barn, ungdom og voksne, har overvekt og fedme siden midten av 80-tallet hatt en sterkt økende vekst i befolkningen. ...