• Changes in health-related quality of life in elderly men after 12 weeks of strength training 

      Haraldstad, Kristin; Rohde, Gudrun E.; Stea, Tonje Holte; Lohne-Seiler, Hilde; Hetlelid, Ken Joar; Paulsen, Gøran; Berntsen, Sveinung (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background Muscular strength is associated with functional ability in elderly, and older adults are recommended to perform muscle-strengthening exercise. Understanding how improved muscle strength and -mass influence ...
    • Force-velocity profiling in athletes: Reliability and agreement across methods 

      Lindberg, Kolbjørn Andreas; Solberg, Paul Andre; Bjørnsen, Thomas; Helland, Christian; Rønnestad, Bent; Haugen, Thomas André; Østerås, Sindre; Kristoffersen, Morten; Paulsen, Gøran (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The aim of the study was to examine the test-retest reliability and agreement across methods for assessing individual force-velocity (FV) profiles of the lower limbs in athletes. Using a multicenter approach, 27 male ...
    • New records in human power 

      Haugen, Thomas; Paulsen, Gøran; Sandbakk, Øyvind (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Maximal aerobic and anaerobic power are crucial performance determinants in most sports disciplines. Numerous studies have published power data from elite athletes over the years, particularly in runners, cyclists, rowers ...
    • Power production and biochemical markers of metabolic stress and muscle damage following a single bout of short-sprint and heavy strength exercise in well-trained cyclists 

      Kristoffersen, Morten; Sandbakk, Øyvind; Tønnessen, Espen; Svendsen, Ida S.; Paulsen, Gøran; Ersvær, Elisabeth; Nygård, Irene; Rostad, Kari; Ryningen, Anita; Iversen, Vegard Vereide; Skovereng, Knut; Rønnestad, Bent; Gundersen, Hilde (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Purpose: Although strength and sprint training are widely used methods in competitive cycling, no previous studies have compared the acute responses and recovery rates following such sessions among highly trained cyclists. ...
    • Strength determinants of jump height in the jump throw movement in women handball players 

      McGhie, David; Østerås, Sindre; Ettema, Gertjan; Paulsen, Gøran; Sandbakk, Øyvind (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      McGhie, D, Østerås, S, Ettema, G, Paulsen, G, and Sandbakk, Ø. Strength determinants of jump height in the jump throw movement in women handball players. J Strength Cond Res XX(X): 000–000, 2018—The purpose of the study ...
    • Strength training improves double-poling performance after prolonged submaximal exercise in cross-country skiers 

      Øfsteng, Sjur Johansen; Sandbakk, Øyvind; Van Beekvelt, Mireille; Hammarström, Daniel; Kristoffersen, Raymond; Hansen, Joar; Paulsen, Gøran; Rønnestad, Bent (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of adding strength training with or without vibration to cross-country (XC) skiers' endurance training on double-poling (DP) performance, physiological, and kinematic ...
    • Stronger Is Better: The Impact of Upper Body Strength in Double Poling Performance 

      Sunde, Arnstein; Johansen, Jan-Michael; Gjøra, Martin; Paulsen, Gøran; Bråten, Morten; Helgerud, Jan; Støren, Øyvind (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The purpose of the present study was to compare time results from a roller-skiing double poling (DP) time trial with different physiological variables, muscular strength variables, and DP characteristics in both male and ...