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Jostein Steene-Johannessen

Head of Department
Department of Sports Medicine
+47 23 26 22 95 / +47 402 28 463

Area of responsibility

Research, Development and teaching


Physical activity and health, assessment methods for physical activity, research methodology


Physical activity and health and research methodology

Short biography

Jostein Steene-Johannessen is associate professor at the Department of Sports Medicine. He obtained his PhD degree in 2009, which was part of a larger epidemiological study on physical activity level, physical fitness and a number of health variables among a nationally representative sample of children and young people (PANCS1). He previously worked as associate professor and research director at the Department of Teacher Education and Sport, Sogn og Fjordane University College (HiSF), now the University College of Western Norway (2009-2013) and then at Kristiania University College as associate professor and academic study leader for the bachelor's degree in Physical Activity and Nutrition. (2013-2018). Jostein Steene-Johannessen research mainly focus on physical activity epidemiology and the effect of schoolbased PA interventions.



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