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I1042 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )

Administrative support at the Priority Research Centre for Lifecourse Nutrition

Coordination, consultancy, quality assurance and support towards PRC activities. 

Educational background: 

  • Higher education in the Norwegian Armed Forces
  • Sport sciences at UiA (1 year study)
  • Physical therapist (Bsc) at CVU-Vest
  • Osteopath (Bsc) at Høgskolen i Kristiania.
  • Movement sciences (Msc) at NTNU
  • Doctral degree in e-health (PhD) at UiA 
  • Courses: Project management at UiA 

Research interests

Physiological and biomechanical measurements

Persitent pain and HRQOL in adolescents

Nutrition and feeding practices

Courses and teaching

Teaching in primary school, junior high, high schools and universities

Academic interests

Health / e-health 


Cross-country skiing 

Persistent pain

Health-related Quality of Life 

Anatomy and physiology 




Testing of elite cross-country skiers at Olympiatoppen. Role: Masterstudent 

PhD project in e-health - the app "iCan Cope". Role: PhD research fellow  

The Nutrition Now project funded by Norwegian Research Council. Role: Administrative support

The Eatwell project funded by Norwegian Research Council. Role: Administrative support

Scientific publications

  • Sylte, Mari; Grasaas, Erik; Haraldstad, Kristin (2021). Living with pain in adolescence- a qualitative study. Sykepleien Forskning. ISSN: 1890-2936. 16doi:10.4220/Sykepleienf.2021.86940en.
  • Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Grasaas, Erik; Polspoel, Maaike E. M.; Røed, Margrethe; Hillesund, Elisabet Rudjord; Øverby, Nina Cecilie (2021). Parental phone use during mealtimes with toddlers and the associations with feeding practices and shared family meals : a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. ISSN: 1471-2458. 21doi:10.1186/s12889-021-10757-1.
  • Sylte, Mari; Grasaas, Erik; Haraldstad, Kristin (2021). Å leve med smerter i ungdomstiden- en kvalitativ studie av ungdommers erfaringer. Sykepleien Forskning. ISSN: 1890-2936. 16doi:10.4220/Sykepleienf.2021.86940.
  • Grasaas, Erik; Helseth, Sølvi; Fegran, Liv; Stinson, Jennifer; Småstuen, Milada Cvancarova; Haraldstad, Kristin (2020). Health-related quality of life in adolescents with persistent pain and the mediating role of self-efficacy: a cross-sectional study. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. ISSN: 1477-7525. 18 (19). doi:10.1186/s12955-020-1273-z.
  • Grasaas, Erik; Fegran, Liv; Helseth, Sølvi; Stinson, Jennifer; Martinez, Santiago; Lalloo, Chitra; Haraldstad, Kristin (2019). iCanCope With Pain: Cultural Adaptation and Usability Testing of a Self-Management App for Adolescents With Persistent Pain in Norway. JMIR Research Protocols. ISSN: 1929-0748. 8 (6). s 1 - 14. doi:10.2196/12940.
  • Grasaas, Erik; Hegge, Ann Magdalen; Ettema, Gerardus Johannes C; Sandbakk, Øyvind (2014). The effects of poling on physiological, kinematic and kinetic responses in roller ski skating. European Journal of Applied Physiology. ISSN: 1439-6319. 114 (9). s 1933 - 1942. doi:10.1007/s00421-014-2926-6.

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