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Frøydis Nordgård Vik

Associate Professor

 
Office:
I2085 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )
Office hours:
08AM-4PM

Short biography:

  • Associate Professor, PhD, Public Health (University of Oslo) 2013 -
  • Assistant professor University of Agder 1995 - 2013
  • Cand.scient in biochemistry (University of Bergen) 1992
  • Pedagogical education (PPU) (University of Bergen) 1992

Research interests

School Meals

Meal Pattern and diet among children and adolescents

Lifecourse Nutrition

Social inequalitites in diet

lifestyle interventions

Prevention of childhood obesity

Academic interests

School meals, Lifecourse Nutrition, Health behavior, primary prevention of childhood obesity, Public health. Lifestyle interventions among children and their parents and adolescents (preconception) promoting a healthy and sustainable diet from early ages to parenthood in relation to lifelong health. 

Projects

Member of the Priority reseach Center: Lifecourse Nutrition 

Short video about my resarch:

https://video.uia.no/media/t/0_kd18v710/35971

 

Projects:

ENERGY: EU-project; prevention of overweight and obesity among 10-12 year olds. www.projectenergy.eu

School Meal project (Agder)

Food4toddlers

Prepared

PRECONDIET

Lifelab Food and Health

LØFT-project

LEARNFOOD

Skills for Life

Diet 2 Day

Project School Meal - Kristiansand Municipality/Ungt Entrepenørskap

Scientific publications

  • Helland, Sissel Heidi; Øverby, Nina Cecilie; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård (2019). Arenaer for folkehelse og ernæring. Samfunnsernæring. ISBN: 9788215030630. Universitetsforlaget. 13. s 183 - 193.
  • Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Van Lippevelde, Wendy; Øverby, Nina Cecilie (2019). Free school meals as an approach to reduce health inequalities among 10-12- year-old Norwegian children. BMC Public Health. ISSN: 1471-2458. 19 (1). doi:10.1186/s12889-019-7286-z.
  • Vik, Frøydis Nordgård (2019). Kosthold som risikofaktor for sjukdom: Overvekt og fedme. Samfunnsernæring. ISBN: 9788215030630. Universitetsforlaget. kapittel 7. s 125 - 129.
  • Salvesen, Lorentz; Hillesund, Elisabet Rudjord; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Øverby, Nina Cecilie (2019). Kostholdets betydning før man blir foreldre (preconception). Samfunnsernæring. ISBN: 9788215030630. Universitetsforlaget. 6.4. s 78 - 80.
  • Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Næss, Ida Kile; Heslien, Kaia Elisabeth Paulsen; Øverby, Nina Cecilie (2019). Possible effects of a free, healthy school meal on overall meal frequency among 10-12-year-olds in Norway: The School Meal Project. BMC Research Notes. ISSN: 1756-0500. 12 (1). doi:10.1186/s13104-019-4418-6.
  • Salvesen, Lorentz; Hillesund, Elisabet Rudjord; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Øverby, Nina Cecilie (2019). Reproducibility and relative validity of a newly developed web-based food-frequency questionnaire for assessment of preconception diet. BMC Nutrition. ISSN: 2055-0928. 5doi:10.1186/s40795-019-0310-y.
  • Røed, Margrethe; Hillesund, Elisabet Rudjord; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Van Lippevelde, Wendy; Øverby, Nina Cecilie (2019). The Food4toddlers study-study protocol for a web-based intervention to promote healthy diets for toddlers: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. ISSN: 1471-2458. 19 (563). doi:10.1186/s12889-019-6915-x.
  • Bolt-Evensen, Kathrine; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Stea, Tonje Holte; Klepp, Knut Inge; Bere, Elling (2018). Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and artificially sweetened beverages from childhood to adulthood in relation to socioeconomic status - 15 years follow-up in Norway. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. ISSN: 1479-5868. 15:8s 1 - 9. doi:10.1186/s12966-018-0646-8.
  • Stea, Tonje Holte; Hovdenak, Ingrid Marie; Rønnestad, Jannike Berggren; Rennestraum, Kjersti Hovland; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Klepp, Knut Inge; Bere, Elling Tufte (2018). Effects of 1 y of free school fruit on intake of fruits, vegetables, and unhealthy snacks: 14 y later.. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. ISSN: 0002-9165. 108doi:10.1093/ajcn/nqy243.
  • Stea, Tonje Holte; Tveter, Eline Tønnesson; te Velde, Saskia J.; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Klepp, Knut Inge; Bere, Elling Tufte (2018). The effect of an extra piece of fruit or vegetables at school on weight status in two generations - 14 years follow-up of the Fruit and Vegetables Makes the Marks study. PLOS ONE. ISSN: 1932-6203. 13:e0205498 (10). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0205498.
  • te Velde, Saskia J.; Haraldsen, Eli; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Jan, Nataša; Kovacs, Eva; Moreno, Luis A; Dössegger, Alain; Manios, Yannis; Brug, Johannes; Bere, Elling (2017). Associations of commuting to school and work with demographic variables and with weight status in eight European countries: The ENERGY-cross sectional study. Preventive Medicine. ISSN: 0091-7435. 99s 305 - 312. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.03.005.
  • Illøkken, Kristine Engebretsen; Bere, Elling; Øverby, Nina Cecilie; Høiland, Renate; Petersson, Kirsten Helene Olstad; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård (2017). Intervention study on school meal habits in Norwegian 10-12-year-old children. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. ISSN: 1403-4948. 45 (5). s 485 - 491. doi:10.1177/1403494817704108.
  • Hillesund, Elisabet Rudjord; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Øverby, Nina Cecilie (2017). Kosthold og folkehelse i et generasjonsperspektiv. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. ISSN: 0029-2001. 137 (21). doi:10.4045/tidsskr.17.0816.
  • Stålesen, Jarle Hansen; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Hansen, Bjørge Hermann; Berntsen, Sveinung (2016). Comparison of three activity monitors for estimating sedentary time among children. BMC sports science, medicine and rehabilitation. ISSN: 2052-1847. 8 (2). doi:10.1186/s13102-016-0028-y.
  • Altenburg, Teatske; Velde, Saskia J. te; Chiu, Kai-Jan; Moschonis, George; Manios, Yannis; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Lien, Nanna; Brug, Johannes; Chinapaw, Mai JM (2015). Interrater reliability of the ENERGY photo-rating instrument for school environments related to physical activity and eating. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. ISSN: 1543-3080. 13 (4). s 433 - 439. doi:10.1123/jpah.2015-0025.
  • Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; te Velde, Saskia J.; Van Lippevelde, Wendy; Manios, Yannis; Kovács, Éva; Jan, Natasa; Moreno, Luis A; Bringolf-Isler, Bettina; Brug, Johannes; Bere, Elling (2016). Regular family breakfast was associated with children's overweight and parental education: Results from the ENERGY cross-sectional study. Preventive Medicine. ISSN: 0091-7435. 91s 197 - 203. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.08.013.
  • Schoeppe, Stephanie; Vandelanotte, Corneel; Bere, Elling; Lien, Nanna; Verloigne, Maïté; Kovacs, Eva; Manios, Yannis; Bjelland, Mona; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Van Lippevelde, Wendy (2016). The influence of parental modelling on children's physical activity and screen time: Does it differ by gender?. European Journal of Public Health. ISSN: 1101-1262. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckw182.
  • Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Lien, Nanna; Berntsen, Sveinung; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Grillenberger, Monika; Manios, Yannis; Kovacs, Eva; Chinapaw, Mai JM; Brug, Johannes; Bere, Elling (2015). Evaluation of the UP4FUN intervention: A cluster randomized trial to reduce and break up sitting time in European 10-12-year-old children. PLOS ONE. ISSN: 1932-6203. 10 (3). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0122612.
  • Miqueleiz, Estrella; Te Velde, Saskia J.; Regidor, Enrique; Van Lippevelde, Wendy; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Fernandez-Alvira, Juan M; German, Vicente-Rodriquez; Anton, Kunst (2015). Lifestyles and Styles of Parental Care Related to Childhood Obesity: compare Spain with Northern European Countries: ENERGY-Project. Revista Española de Salud Pública. ISSN: 1135-5727. 89 (5). doi:10.4321/s1135-57272015000500009.
  • Velde, Saskia J. te; Singh, Amika S; Chinapaw, Mai JM; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Jan, Natasa; Kovacs, Eva; Bere, Elling; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Bringolf-Isler, Bettina; Manios, Yannis; Moreno, Luis A; Brug, Johannes (2014). Energy balance related behaviour: personal, home- and friend-related factors among schoolchildren in Europe studied in the ENERGY-project. PLOS ONE. ISSN: 1932-6203. 9 (11). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0111775.
  • Manios, Yannis; Moschonis, George; Androutsos, Odysseas; Filippou, Christina; Van Lippevelde, Wendy; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; te Velde, Saskia J; Jan, Natasa; Dössegger, Alain; Bere, Elling; Molnár, Dénes; Moreno, Luis A; Chinapaw, Mai JM; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Brug, Johannes (2014). Family sociodemographic characteristics as correlates of children's breakfast habits and weight status in eight European countries. The ENERGY (EuropeaN Energy balance Research to prevent excessive weight gain among youth) project. Public Health Nutrition. ISSN: 1368-9800. 18 (5). s 774 - 783. doi:10.1017/S1368980014001219.
  • Stea, Tonje Holte; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Bere, Elling; Svendsen, Martin Veel; Oellingrath, Inger Margaret (2014). Meal pattern among Norwegian primary-school children and longitudinal associations between meal skipping and weight status. Public Health Nutrition. ISSN: 1368-9800. 18 (2). s 286 - 291. doi:10.1017/S136898001400010X.
  • Bjørnarå, Helga Birgit T.; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Brug, Johannes; Manios, Yannis; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Jan, Natasa; Maes, Lea; Moreno, Luis A; Dössegger, Alain; Bere, Elling (2013). The association of breakfast skipping and television viewing at breakfast with weight status among parents of 10-12-year-olds in eight European countries; the ENERGY (EuropeaN Energy balance Research to prevent excessive weight Gain among Youth) cross-sectional study. Public Health Nutrition. ISSN: 1368-9800. 17 (4). s 906 - 914. doi:10.1017/S136898001300061X.
  • Van Lippevelde, Wendy; Bere, Elling; Verloigne, Maïté; van Stralen, Maartje M.; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Lien, Nanna; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Manios, Yannis; Grillenberger, Monika; Kovacs, Eva; Chinapaw, Mai JM; Brug, Johannes; Maes, Lea (2014). The role of family-related factors in the effects of the UP4FUN school-based family-focused intervention targeting screen time in 10- to 12-year-old children: the ENERGY project. BMC Public Health. ISSN: 1471-2458. 14 (1). s 857 - 869. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-857.
  • Lien, Nanna; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Berntsen, Sveinung; Brug, Johannes; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Chinapaw, Mai JM; Grillenberger, Monika; Kovacs, Eva; Maes, Lea; Manios, Yannis; Moschonis, George; van Stralen, Maartje M.; Willhöft, Corinna; Bere, Elling (2014). UP4FUN - A school-based and family-involved intervention to reduce and break up sitting time among European 10-12 year olds – systematic development and formative evaluation. Skriftserien, Universitet i Agder. ISSN: 1504-9280.
  • Van Lippevelde, Wendy; Velde, Saskia J. te; Verloigne, Maïté; van Stralen, Maartje M.; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Manios, Yannis; Bere, Elling; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Jan, Nataša; Alvira, Juan M. Fernández; Chinapaw, Mai J.M.; Bringolf-Isler, Bettina; Kovacs, Eva; Brug, Johannes; Maes, Lea (2013). Associations between Family-Related Factors, Breakfast Consumption and BMI among 10-to 12-Year-Old European Children: The Cross-Sectional ENERGY-Study. PLOS ONE. ISSN: 1932-6203. 8 (11). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0079550.
  • Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Bjørnarå, Helga Birgit T.; Øverby, Nina Cecilie; Lien, Nanna; Androutsos, Odysseas; Maes, Lea; Jan, Natasa; Kovacs, Erik; Moreno, Luis A.; Dössegger, Alain; Manios, Yannis; Brug, Johannes; Bere, Elling (2013). Associations between eating meals, watching TV while eating meals and weight status among children, ages 10-12 years in eight European countries: the ENERGY cross-sectional study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. ISSN: 1479-5868. 10doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-58.
  • Fernandez-Alvira, Juan M; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Singh, Amika S; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Manios, Yannis; Kovacs, Eva; Jan, Natasa; Brug, Johannes; Moreno, Luis (2013). Clustering of energy balance-related behaviors and parental education in European children: the ENERGY-project. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. ISSN: 1479-5868. 10 (5). doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-5.
  • Singh, Amika S; Chinapaw, Mai JM; Uijtdewilligen, Leonie; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Van Lippevelde, Wendy; Fernandez-Alvira, Juan M; Stomfai, Sarolta; Manios, Yannis; van der Sluis, Maria; Terwee, Caroline B; Brug, Johannes (2012). Test-retest reliability and construct validity of the ENERGY-parent questionnaire on parenting practices, energy balance-related behaviours and their potential behavioural determinants: the ENERGY-project. BMC Research Notes. ISSN: 1756-0500. 13 (5). s 434. doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-434.
  • Verloigne, Maïté; Bere, Elling; Van Lippevelde, Wendy; Maes, Lea; Lien, Nanna; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Brug, Johannes; Cardon, Greet; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse (2012). The effect of the UP4FUN pilot intervention on objectively measured sedentary time and physical activity in 10--12 year old children in Belgium: the ENERGY-project. BMC Public Health. ISSN: 1471-2458. 18 (12). s 805. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-805.
  • Øverby, Nina Cecilie; Stea, Tonje Holte; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Klepp, Knut Inge; Bere, Elling (2011). Changes in meal pattern among Norwegian children from 2001 to 2008. Public Health Nutrition. ISSN: 1368-9800. 14 (9). s 1549 - 1554. doi:10.1017/S1368980010003599.
  • Singh, Amika S; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Chinapaw, Mai JM; Uijtdewilligen, Leonie; Verloigne, Maite; Fernandez-Alvira, Juan M; Stomfai, Sarolta; Manios, Yannis; Martens, Marloes; Brug, Johannes (2011). Test-retest reliability and construct validity of the ENERGY-child questionnaire on energy balance-related behaviours and their potential determinants: the ENERGY-project. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. ISSN: 1479-5868. 8 (136). doi:10.1186/1479-5868-8-136.
  • Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Lien, Nanna; Bere, Elling; Øverby, Nina Cecilie (2010). Number of meals eaten in relation to weight status among Norwegian adolescents. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. ISSN: 1403-4948. 38s 13 - 18. doi:10.1177/1403494810378920.
  • Ask, Anne S.; Hernes, Sigrunn; Aarek, Ingebjørg; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Brodahl, Cornelia; Haugen, Margaretha (2010). Serving of free school lunch to secondary-school pupils - a pilot study with health implications. Public Health Nutrition. ISSN: 1368-9800. 13 (2). s 238 - 244. doi:10.1017/S1368980009990772.
  • Vik, Frøydis Nordgård (2003). Innledning: Ikke hindringer, men muligheter. IKT som prosjekt i skolen. Fagbokforlaget Vigmostad & Bjørke AS. s 9 - 15.
  • Vik, Frøydis Nordgård (2016). Childhood Obesity. ISBN: 978-82-8314-105-4. Portal forlag. s 61.
  • Vik, Frøydis Nordgård (2003). IKT som prosjekt i skolen. ISBN: 8276749402. Fagbokforlaget Vigmostad & Bjørke. s 138.
  • Vik, Frøydis Nordgård (2019). The School Meal Project – promoting healthy eating and reducing inequalities.
  • Beinert, Cecilie; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Øverby, Nina Cecilie; Åbacka, Gun (2019). LifeLab Mat og helse. Innovativ undervisning for fremtidens skole.
  • Van Lippevelde, Wendy; Hillesund, Elisabet Rudjord; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Øverby, Nina Cecilie (2019). Preconception dietary patterns during adolescence and risk of developing hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: a Norwegian prospective cohort study.
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  • Vik, Frøydis Nordgård (2019). Skolemat, gir alle like muligheter.
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  • Vik, Frøydis Nordgård (2019). Skolemad i Norge kan utgjevne sociale forskjelle.
  • Vik, Frøydis Nordgård (2019). Nyt studie: Gratis skolemad udjævner sociale forskelle mellem elever.

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