Gro Rugseth

Gro Rugseth
Oslo Metropolitan University · Department of Physiotherapy

PhD

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Background Along with the rising prevalence of high body-mass index (BMI), there is also increased emphasis on leanness and fitness. Both these trends suggest that many individuals are concerned about weight management and may try to lose weight. Using data from the research project “Fitness clubs - a venue for public health?”, we aimed to describe...
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Even though qualitative research methods are considered important and have become more commonplace in research related to the sport sciences, there is little insight into the efforts made by sport science students to learn qualitative research methods. In this article, the authors use a course on qualitative methods inspired by a phenomenological a...
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Med eksempler fra egen forskning forklarer vi hvordan fenomenologi kan anvendes som vitenskapsteoretisk perspektiv, og som kilde til viktige metodologiske og metodiske refleksjoner.
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During the past years, co-production in medical and health related research has gained more focus. The purpose is to ensure that researchers – and the individuals that the research is relevant and has consequences for – will develop and produce the research, and accordingly also, the results together. In our understanding, the eventual success of c...
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Background: Studies indicate that ethnic minority groups are less physically active and more sedentary than the majority population and that factors influencing these behaviours may differ. Methods: A systematic mapping review was conducted to map the factors associated with physical activity and sedentary behaviour among ethnic minority groups liv...
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Skolen blir pekt på som en arena som skal hjelpe barn og unge å håndtere problematikker knyttet til helse og kropp. I kroppsøving skal elevene lære både om kropp og med kroppen. Følelser, erfaringer og meninger knyttet til kroppen og det kroppslige synes å være essensielt i faget. Et sentralt spørsmål blir da hva fremtidens kroppsøvingslærere lærer...
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In this article a group of professionals working in education and health care explore professional practices and interactions from a phenomenological perspective, drawing on Max van Manen’s conceptualization of the phenomenology of practice and his knowledge interest in understanding and furthering sensitive, caring professional practice. Posing th...
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In this article a group of professionals working in education and health care explore professional practices and interactions from a phenomenological perspective, drawing on Max van Manen's conceptualization of the phenomenology of practice and his knowledge interest in understanding and furthering sensitive, caring professional practice. Posing th...
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Background: The uptake, implementation, and maintenance of effective interventions promoting physical activity (PA) and a healthy diet and the implementation of policies targeting these behaviors are processes not well understood. We aimed to gain a better understanding of what health promotion professionals and policy makers think are important f...
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Background Physical activity and sedentary behaviour are associated with health and wellbeing. Studies indicate that ethnic minority groups are both less active and more sedentary than the majority population and that factors influencing these behaviours may differ. Mapping the factors influencing physical activity and sedentary behaviour among eth...
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The authors address the possible transformative role of staging fatness. Using their experience as audience members at a performance of My life as a fat person, they produce three anecdotes to discuss if and how staging the fat body can destabilize the social and cultural discourse about fatness. Elaborating on theoretical perspectives from fat stu...
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Gleden over å gå opp en karakter i gym, gleden av å kunne løpe 1000 meter på tredemølle uten å stoppe opp for å få pusten tilbake, og mestringsfølelsen over å kunne fullføre i halvmaraton etter måneder med regelmessig trening, fremheves som noe av det mest virkningsfulle i hele opplegget, skriver forskerne bak denne kronikken. (Foto: Justin Sulliva...
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The aim of this article is to show that and how philosophy and philosophical thinking can be of relevance for the preparation of future professionals in adaptive physical activity. To this end we utilize philosophical insights from the human science perspective on two central issues, namely experience and intersubjectivity, which are weaved togethe...
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From a medical perspective, exercise and physical activity are valuable tools for losing weight, through an increase in energy expenditure. However, beyond this instrumental value, physical activity has meaning for the person experiencing it. Among individuals categorized as obese, that meaning is often problematic. The aim of this paper is to prod...
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The purpose of this study was to investigate what adapted physical activity (APA) students learn from their practicum experiences. One cohort of APA students participated, and data were generated from an action research project that included observations, reflective journals, and a focus group interview. The theoretical framework for the study was...
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Purpose: There is an increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity in both children and adults in Norway. Health authorities focus on increased knowledge about exercise and lifestyle. This is also incorporated in most of the treatment approaches available although few have shown to have a lasting effect on weight reduction. Until now our knowledg...

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This is an umbrella of several minor projects I worked with between 2010 and 2017. The projects were driven by an interest in my own students' learning in and from different practica. I have been fortunate to able to cooperate with good colleagues Kjersti Mordal Moen, Gro Rugseth and Vegard Fusche Moe in these projects.