Professor in Physical Activity and Sport at the Department of Sports Medicine, the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway.
Sports Medicine, female elite athletes’ health and performance, eating disorders, the female Athlete Triad/RED-s, pregnancy and training, adolescent / youth athletes, body composition and anthropometry.
Appointments: Member of the
IOC Medical & Scientific Expert Group and a member of
IOC Working Group on The RED-s.
Consultant for The Norwegian Olympic Training center (1995-2004), Head of Nutrition department, The Norwegian Olympic Training center (2004-2009), Visiting Scholar (2003-2004) and visiting Professor (2010, 2011, 2013) at UC Berkeley, p
resident of The Norwegian Eating Disorder Society (2013-present),
Vice president the Norwegian Council of Physical Activity (2009-2012) and the Nordic Eating Disorder Society (2012-present). ACSM Fellow, ACSM Trustee and Honorary Fellowship of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine. RCPI and RCSI. Reviewer in a number of international exercise science, medical, psychological and nutrition journals.
Author of about 160 international journal articles and book chapters.
In 2013 she was awarded for Excellence in Communication of Science by The Norwegian Research Council.
Practical activities in sports
: Scientific and practical support of competitive and elite athletes in the fields of the female triad/RED-s, pregnancy and training in all sports. Former Norwegian national team gymnast