Research

The Norwegian School of Sports Sciences aims for its research activity to be of high international quality and clear social relevance.

Could repair "new" type of meniscus damage: – Like a new knee

A new method that enables the detection and repair of knee injuries that have so far resulted in a whole host of outcomes, ranging from permanent pain to the need for prosthetics. One in six people who sustain a meniscus injury also have this “new” type of damage.

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A key to reduce body-image pressure among youngsters

Too heavy, too thin, too fat, too short, too wide... “All” young people suffer from body-image pressure, but a few simple measures imposed by schools could make their everyday lives easier. Boys in particular struggle to accept permanent help.

Kids playing ball outdoors

Active as a child? That could make you healthier as old

If you are active at a very young age, you reduce the risk of heart problems and type 2 diabetes when you get old. You can be spared from great suffering and also: It will save society enormous costs. School plays an important role here, especially for those young people with the worst “cardiometabolic health profiles”.