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Kirsti Skavberg Roaldsen

Anknuten

Anknytning:
Sektionen för fysioterapi
Institutioner:
Institutionen för Neurobiologi, Vårdvetenskap och Samhälle (NVS), H1

Om mig

Jag är registrerad fysioterapeut sedan 1981 med expertis inom  specialiserad neurologisk rehabilitering, äldre, fallrädsla, fysisk aktivitet och hälsa, undvikande av aktivitet, venös insufficiens, kliniska mätmetoder, kvantitativa och kvalitativa/eksplorativa studier. Jag har varit kliniska anknuten till Sunnaas sykehus HF i Oslo sedan 1983 och akademisk anknuten till Karolinska Institutet sedan 2010 och till OsloMet Storbyuniversitetet sedan 2016.

  • Docent vid Karolinska Institutet, NVS, Sektionen för fysioterapi (50%) från 2017, Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital (Sunnaas sykehus HF), Forskningsavdelingen, Nesodden, Norge (50%) (från 2016) och OsloMet Storbyuniversitetet, Fakultet for helsefag, Institutt for fysioterapi (20%) (från 2016). 
  • Biträdande forskargruppsledare i docent Malin Nygren-Bonnier forskargrupp, medlem i forskargruppen till docent Erika Franzen, NVS
  • Projektledare för SCIP FALLS Study, svensk-norsk multicenterstudie om förebyggande av fall hos patienter med ryggmärgsskada, ett samarbete mellan KI, Rehab Station Stockholm / Spinalis och Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Projektledare för SINpedSCI study, en international multicenter studie rörande psykosociala aspekt och rehabilitering för barn och ungdomar med ryggmärgsskada, ett samarbete mellan 24 kliniker/ forskare i 10 rehabiliteringsenheter inom Sunnnas International Network in Rehabilitation (SIN) i sju länder; Norge, Sverige, China, USA, Russland, Israel och Palestina.  
  • Samordnare för forskningssamarbete mellan Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, Norge och Karolinska Institutet 

Forskningsbeskrivning

Current research projects follow four distinct tracks (1); Prevention of falls in persons with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Parkinson’s Disease, Osteoporosis and in older adults in Norway and Sweden, (2) Physical activity and health in disability/ chronic disease (3) Psychometric properties of measurements in specialized rehabilitation and (4) Psychosocial aspects and rehabilitation services for children and adolocents with SCI in the context of the Sunnaas International Network in Rehabilitation (SIN) - units (Norway, Sweden, China, US, Israel, Palestine and Russia).

http://www.researcherid.com/rid/D-6306-2016

PUBLICATIONS, see reference list. Additional publications, see below. 

Additional publications published  and submitted 2014-2019:

Jørgensen V, Slettahjell HB, Roaldsen KS, Kostovski E. Carboxy terminal collagen crosslinks as additional prognostic fracture risk factor in persons with longstanding spinal cord injury. Submitted Spinal Cord Dec 11, 2018.

Liljequist D, Elfving B, Skavberg Roaldsen K. ss correlation - a discussion and demonstration of basic features. Submitted PLOS ONE February 20, 2019.

Johansson H, Franzén E, Skavberg Roaldsen K, Hagströmer M, Leavy B. Controlling the uncontrollable – perceptions of balance in people with Parkinson’s disease. Physical Therapy. Accepted March 7, 2019.  

Roaldsen KS, Wakefield E, Opheim A. Pragmatic evaluation of aspects concerning validity and feasibility of the Mini Balance Evaluation System Test (Mini-BESTest) in a specialized rehabilitation hospital. Int J Phys Ther Rehab 2015;2(104):1-6.

Wallén MB, Ståhle A, Hagströmer M, Franzén E, Roaldsen KS. Exercise habits and perceptions of physical activity in older adults. Publication for Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, Publication no MSB669, March 2014, pages 1-31. ISBN 978-91-7383-427-8.

Additional publications published earlier than 1995 (n=4):

Stanghelle J, Helseth R, Roaldsen K, Rand-Hendriksen S. [42 patients with post-polio syndrome. A retrospective study from Sunnaas hospital]. Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen. 1991 Oct;111(26):3159-62.

Stanghelle JK, Winnem M, Roaldsen KS, de Wit S, Notgewisch JH, Nilsen BH. Young patients with Cystic Fibrosis; attitudes towards physical activity and influence on physical fitness and spirometric values of a 2-week training course. Int J Sports Med 1991; suppl 1(9):25:32.

Maehlum S, Roaldsen K, Kolsrud M, Dahl M. [Rehabilitation after stroke]. Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen. 1990 Aug;110(20):2657-9.

Stanghelle J, Winnem M, Roaldsen KS, de Wit S, Notgewitch J, Nilsen B. Young patients with cystic fibrosis: attitude toward physical activity and influence on physical fitness and spirometric values of a 2-week training course. Int J Sports Med 1988 Feb;9 Suppl 1():25-31.     

 

Pedagogiska meriter

2010 Pedagogy Course “Case-based Learning”, Medical Case Center, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Two days course

2011 Supervisor Course ”Doctoral Supervisor Training Course - Introductory”, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. One week course

2014 Supervisor Course “Basic University Teaching, GHP”, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Five weeks course

2015 Supervisor Course “Pedagogy for Research Supervisors”, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm , Sweden. Two weeks course

2017 "Designing Doctoral Courses", Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm , Sweden. Two weeks course

Since 1993 I have been teaching, examining and supervising at Oslo Akershus University College of Applied Sciences and at Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital. From 2004 and onwards I have been teaching, examining and supervising also at Karolinska Institutet.

My areas of teaching and supervision expertise are the field of physiotherapy, i.e. specialized rehabilitation after spinal cord injury, stroke, traumatic brain injury, multi trauma i.e., but also psychometric properties of measurement instruments, venous insufficiency in elderly, balance disorders in elderly, physical activity and prevention of diseases.

My current teaching activity is to some degree at the Physiotherapy program at Karolinska Institutet and to a greater degree at the Department of Physiotherapy at Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, Oslo, Norway. The duties include the main responsibilities for supervision of students at PhD and master levels at Sunnaas, Oslo Akershus University College of Applied Sciences and PhD, master and Bachelor levels at Karolinska Institutet, conduct research according to own research plan, contribute to the assessment and development of new research projects at Sunnaas, develop research applications at Sunnaas, develop curriculums and teach physiotherapists at Sunnaas to supports PT’s to deliver high quality, evidence-based practice, and teach selected topics at Karolinska Institutet, Division of Physiotherapy.

Teaching comprises a total of 1280 hours (per Dec 2016) including time devoted to planning, of which 41% at undergraduate level, 15% at graduate level, 39 % at postgraduate level and 5% other instructional time.

Utbildning

1977 Biokjemitekniker, Tromsø Yrkesskole

1981  Bachelor i fysioterapi, Høgskolen i Bergen, Norge

1989  Master of Arts (Candidata magisterii) i sociologi, Universitetet i  Oslo, Norge

1994  Hovedfag i fysioterapi (MSc in Physiotherapy), Universitetet i Bergen, Norge

2009 PhD, Karolinska Institutet

2016 Associate professor Sunnaas sykehus HF och OsloMet Storbyuniversitetet, Oslo, Norge

2017 Docent Karolinska Institutet

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