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Tormod Bjørkkjær

Associate Professor

Associate professor

 
Office:
I2059 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )

PhD nutrition, University of Bergen (2009)

Master nutrition biology, Agder University College/University of Bergen (2003)

Pedagogics for university college, Bergen University College (2014)

Research interests

Health promoting and sustainable food/nutrition - health inequalities

Vegetables, fish and other seafood, fruit, meat

School, Food and Health subject, kindergarten, after school programme

Children, adolescents and adults

Courses and teaching

Public health

Food and nutrition

Food and Health subject 

Work experience

Researcher NIFES 2003-2012

Scientifc coordinator Evjeklinikken (obesity and lifestyle clinic) 2012-2013

Associate professor HVL 2013-2019

Academic interests

Health promoting and sustainable food/nutrition - health inequalities

Vegetables, fish and other seafood, fruit, meat

School, Food and Health subject, kindergarten, after school programme

Children, adolescents and adults

Selected publications

  • Fossgard, Eldbjørg Wergedahl, Hege Bjørkkjær, Tormod Holthe, Asle (2018). School lunch ‐ Children's space or teachers’ governmentality? A study of 11‐year‐olds’ experiences with and perceptions of packed lunches and lunch breaks in Norwegian primary schools. International Journal of Consumer Studies. ISSN: 1470-6423. s 1 - 9. doi:10.1111/ijcs.12501.

Scientific publications

  • Valand, Ida Ulrikke; Bjørkkjær, Tormod (2019). Impact of Adizes’ Team Roles on Collaboration, Disagreements and Success in Student Enterprises – Teamwork Pedagogy in Higher Education. Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education. ISSN: 1029-5968. 23 (2).
  • Wergedahl, Hege; Bjørkkjær, Tormod (2019). Skolen som matlandskap. Mat og helse i grunnskolelærerutdanningene. ISBN: 9788245032901. Fagbokforlaget. 5. s 71 - 84.
  • Bjørkkjær, Tormod; Bere, Elling Tufte (2019). Strategier i skolen for helsefremmende kosthold hos barn og unge. Mat og helse i grunnskolelærerutdanningene. ISBN: 9788245032901. Fagbokforlaget. 9. s 129 - 142.
  • Araujo, Pedro; Bjørkkjær, Tormod; Frøyland, Livar; Waagbø, Rune (2017). Effect of storage time, temperature, antioxidant and thawing on fatty acid composition of plasma, serum and red blood cells – A pilot biobank study. Clinical Biochemistry. ISSN: 0009-9120. 52s 94 - 105. doi:10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2017.10.004.
  • Fossgard, Eldbjørg; Wergedahl, Hege; Bjørkkjær, Tormod; Holthe, Asle (2018). School lunch ‐ Children's space or teachers’ governmentality? A study of 11‐year‐olds’ experiences with and perceptions of packed lunches and lunch breaks in Norwegian primary schools. International Journal of Consumer Studies. ISSN: 1470-6423. s 1 - 9. doi:10.1111/ijcs.12501.
  • Dahl, Lisbeth; Kringen, Camilla; Bjørkkjær, Tormod (2011). A short food frequency questionnaire to assess intake of seafood and n-3 supplements: validation with biomarkers. Nutrition Journal. ISSN: 1475-2891. 10doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-127.
  • Reme, Silje Endresen; Tveito, Torill Helene; Chalder, Trudie; Bjørkkjær, Tormod; Indahl, Aage; Brox, Jens Ivar; Fors, Egil Andreas; Hagen, Eli Molde; Eriksen, Hege Randi (2011). Protocol for the Cognitive Interventions and Nutritional Supplements (CINS) trial: A randomized controlled multicenter trial of a brief intervention (BI) versus a BI plus cognitive behavioral treatment (CBT) versus nutritional supplements for patients with long-lasting muscle and back pain. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. ISSN: 1471-2474. 12 (1). doi:10.1186/1471-2474-12-152.
  • Gregersen, Kine; Lind, Ragna; Valeur, Jørgen; Bjørkkjær, Tormod; Berstad, Arnold; Lied, Gülen Arsland (2010). Duodenal administered seal oil for patients with subjective food hypersensitivity: an explorative open pilot study. International Journal of General Medicine. ISSN: 1178-7074. 3s 383 - 392. doi:10.2147/IJGM.S13013.
  • Bjørkkjær, Tormod; ARAUJO, HERNANDEZ PEDRO W; Madland, Tor Magne; Berstad, Arnold; Frøyland, Livar (2009). A randomized double blind comparison of short-term duodenally administrated whale and seal blubber oils in patients with inflammatory bowel disease and joint pain. Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids. ISSN: 0952-3278. 81 (5-6). s 425 - 432. doi:10.1016/j.plefa.2009.07.005.
  • Gregersen, Kine; Lind, Ragna; Bjørkkjær, Tormod; Frøyland, Livar; Berstad, Arnold; Lied, Gülen Arsland (2008). Effects of seal oil on meal-induced symptoms and gastric accommodation in patients with subjective food hypersensitivity. A pilot study. Clinical Medicine : Gastroenterology. ISSN: 1178-119X. 1s 33 - 41.
  • ARAUJO, HERNANDEZ PEDRO W; Bjørkkjær, Tormod; Berstad, Arnold; Frøyland, Livar (2007). Improved quantification of prostaglandins in biological samples by optimizing simultaneously the relationship eicosanoid/internal standard and using liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry. Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids. ISSN: 0952-3278. 77 (1). s 9 - 13. doi:10.1016/j.plefa.2007.04.007.
  • Arslan, Gülen; Erichsen, Kari; Milde, Anne Marita; Helgeland, Lars Inge; Bjørkkjær, Tormod; Frøyland, Livar; Berstad, Arnold (2007). No Protection against DSS-induced Colitis by Short-term Pretreatment with Seal or Fish Oils in Rats. Integrative Medicine Insights. ISSN: 1177-3936. 2s 25 - 34.
  • Bjørkkjær, Tormod; Brun, Johan G; Valen, Merete; Arslan, Gülen; Lind, Ragna; Brunborg, Linn Anne Bjelland; Berstad, Arnold; Frøyland, Livar (2006). Lipids in health and disease. Lipids in Health and Disease. ISSN: 1476-511X. 5doi:10.1186/1476-511X-5-6.
  • Bjørkkjær, Tormod; Brun, Johan G; Valen, Merete; Arslan, Gülen; Lind, Ragna Anne; Brunborg, Linn Anne Bjelland; Berstad, Arnold; Frøyland, Livar (2006). Short-term duodenal seal oil administration normalised n-6 to n-3 fatty acid ratio in rectal mucosa and ameliorated bodily pain in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Lipids in Health and Disease. ISSN: 1476-511X. 5 (6). doi:10.1186/1476-511X-5-6.
  • Madland, Tor Magne; Bjørkkjær, Tormod; Brunborg, Linn Anne Bjelland; Frøyland, Livar; Berstad, Arnold; Brun, Johan G (2006). Subjective improvement in patients with psoriatic arthritis after short-term oral treatment with seal oil. A pilot study with double blind comparison to soy oil. Journal of Rheumatology. ISSN: 0315-162X. 33 (2). s 307 - 310.
  • Bjørkkjær, Tormod (2004). Reduced joint pain after short-term duodenal administration of seal oil in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: comparison with soy oil. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology. ISSN: 0036-5521. 39s 1088 - 1094.
  • Wergedahl, Hege; Aadland, Eli Kristin; Bjørkkjær, Tormod (2018). Mat og måltider i barnehagen.
  • Glosvik, Øyvind; Bjørkkjær, Tormod; Heggen, Marianne Presthus; Selås, Magnhild (2018). Barnkunne - Presentasjon/bod under Arendalsuka 2018.
  • Bjørkkjær, Tormod (2018). Evaluering av pilotprosjektet Matjungelen..
  • Aadland, Eli Kristin; Bjørkkjær, Tormod (2018). WP5 Mat og måltider i barnehagen (pecha kucha).
  • Bjørkkjær, Tormod (2018). Nordisk skolematprosjekt.
  • Valand, Ida Ulrikke; Bjørkkjær, Tormod (2018). Team Management Roles and Collaboration in Student Enterprises (SEs).

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