Thomas Birkedal Stenqvist is a assistnant professor in friluftsliv at the University of Agder (UiA). Stenqvist has a Nordic friluftsliv education from the University of Southern Denmark (2011), as well as pedagogical education from the University of South-East Norway in physical education and friluftsliv (2013). Stenqvist also has a master's degree (2016) and a Ph.D. (2021) in sports science from UiA.
Since 2021, Stenqvist has served as the course responsible for the faculty's international outdoor education program (Outdoor Education) and is a specialist in sea kayaking and outdoor activities in winter.
Stenqvist has extensive experience from the military in Denmark, has worked since 2006 with outdoor education at a folk university in Denmark, through his own company, and since 2015 at UiA.
Research topics in outdoor education:
Decision-making and risk assessment
Formal and informal competence in outdoor education
Traditional outdoor activities
Energy balance during demanding expeditions type outdoor education
Other research areas:
Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports (REDs)
Stenqvist has over 15 years of experience in outdoor education in both folk high school, high-schools, universities, and in the private sector. He is a specialist in paddling, winter mountains, orienteering and navigation, cycling, and more.
Norwegian Polar historie
Bere, E.T. & Stenqvist, T. B. (2020). How traditional Norwegian outdoor activities are changing; a 10-year follow-up. At ECSS Conference 2020, 1st-3rd of July, Sevilla, Spain Øvrevik, G. &
Stenqvist, T. B. (2020). Motivational factors for participating in a Norwegian Outdoor education program. At ECSS Conference 2020, 1st-3rd of July, Sevilla, Spain
Stenqvist, T. B, Melin, A.K, Garthe, I, Slater, G, Paulsen, G, & Torstveit, M.K. Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport among male Norwegian world-class athletes. At ECSS Conference 2020, 1st-3rd of July, Sevilla, Spain
Byrkjedal, P.T., Stenqvist, T.B., Torstveit, M. K., Bergvik, K., Spencer, M. No effect of a three-week post-season transition period on markers of RED-S in highly trained male cyclists. At ECSS Conference 2020, 1st-3rd of July, Sevilla, Spain
Torstveit, M. K., Stenqvist, T.B., & Melin, A. K. (2019). Effects Of An Intensified Training Period On Resting Metabolic Rate, Energy Availability, Blood-biomarkers And Performance. At ACSM conference 2019, 28th-1st of June, Orlando, Florida, USA
Stenqvist, T. B., Melin, A., Sylta, Ø., Hjelmbrekke, I., Borgen, S., Torstveit, M. K. (2016). Prevalence of low resting metabolic rate and associated health consequences among well-trained male Norwegian endurance athletes. At ECSS Conference 2016, 6th-9th of July, Vienna, Austria
Melin, A.K., Fahrenholtz, I.L., Lichtenstein, M.B., Stenqvist, T.B., Torstveit, M.K., (2019). Exercise dependence, eating disorder symptoms and biomarkers of relative energy deficiency among male endurance athletes. In ACSM conference 2019, 28th of May-1st of June, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A
Hanstock, H., Govus, A., Stenqvist, T. B., Melin, A. K., Sylta, Ø., & Torstveit, M. K. (2018). Influence of interval duration on immunological responses to 4-weeks’ high-intensity interval training. In BASES Conference 2018, 27-28 November, Harrogate, UK (Vol. 36, pp. 1-94)
Hanstock, H. G., Govus, A., Stenqvist, T. B., Melin, A., Sylta, Ø., & Torstveit, M. K. (2018). Evaluation of physiological and nutritional risk factors for upper respiratory illness using a zero-inflated negative binomial model. In BASES Conference 2018, 27-28 November 2018, Harrogate, UK (Vol. 36, pp. 1-94)
Stenqvist, T.B. (2019). Is Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports (RED-S) just a female problem? How about males? Sunn idrett conference 2019, 14th of May, Ullevål UBC, Oslo
Stenqvist, T.B. (2017). Methodological challenges in assessing Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports. Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee presentation 2017, 8th of March, Sognsvann, Oslo
Stenqvist, T. B. (2016). Prevalence of Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport among well-trained male Norwegian cyclists and long-distance runners. Master's thesis, University of Agder.
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