Publications in CRIStin


  • Tørhaug, Tom; Brurok, Berit; Hoff, Jan; Helgerud, Jan; Leivseth, Gunnar. Arm Cycling Combined with Passive Leg Cycling Enhances VO2peak in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury Above the Sixth Thoracic Vertebra. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2018; Volum 24 (1). ISSN 1082-0744.s 86 - 95.s doi: 10.1310/sci17-00029.

  • Nilsen, Ingard; Rebolledo, Guillermo; Acharya, Ganesh; Leivseth, Gunnar. Mechanical oscillations superimposed on the pelvic floor muscles during Kegel exercises reduce urine leakage in women suffering from stress urinary incontinence: A prospective cohort study with a 2-year follow up. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica 2018; Volum 97 (10). ISSN 0001-6349.s 1185 - 1191.s doi: 10.1111/aogs.13412.

  • Gismervik, Sigmund Østgård; Drogset, Jon Olav; Granviken, Fredrik; Rø, Magne; Leivseth, Gunnar. Physical examination tests of the shoulder: A systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic test performance. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017; Volum 18:41. ISSN 1471-2474.s doi: 10.1186/s12891-017-1400-0.

  • Wang, Eivind; Nyberg, Stian K.; Hoff, Jan; Zhao, Jia; Leivseth, Gunnar; Tørhaug, Tom; Husby, Otto Schnell; Helgerud, Jan; Richardson, Russell S.. Impact of maximal strength training on work efficiency and muscle fiber type in the elderly: Implications for physical function and fall prevention. Experimental Gerontology 2017; Volum 91. ISSN 0531-5565.s 64 - 71.s doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2017.02.071.

  • Juvet, Lene Kristine; Thune, Inger; Elvsaas, Ida-Kristin Ørjasæter; Fors, Egil Andreas; Lundgren, Steinar; Bertheussen, Gro Falkener; Leivseth, Gunnar; Oldervoll, Line Merethe. The effect of exercise on fatigue and physical functioning in breast cancer patients during and after treatment and at 6 months follow-up: A meta-analysis. Breast 2017; Volum 33. ISSN 0960-9776.s 166 - 177.s doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2017.04.003.

  • Myhre, Kjersti; Lau, Bjørn; Marchand, Gunn Hege; Leivseth, Gunnar; Bautz-Holter, Erik; Røe, Cecilie. Demand, Control and Support at Work Among Sick-Listed Patients with Neck or Back Pain: A Prospective Study. Journal of occupational rehabilitation 2016; Volum 26 (2). ISSN 1053-0487.s 183 - 194.s doi: 10.1007/s10926-015-9602-5.

  • Røe, Cecilie; Myhre, Kjersti; Marchand, Gunn Hege; Lau, Bjørn; Leivseth, Gunnar; Bautz-Holter, Erik. Measurement Properties of the Nordic Questionnaire for Psychological and Social Factors at Work: A Rasch Analysis. Journal of Applied Measurement 2016; Volum 17 (2). ISSN 1529-7713.s 227 - 238.

  • Tørhaug, Tom; Brurok, Berit; Hoff, Jan; Helgerud, Jan; Leivseth, Gunnar. The effect from maximal bench press strength training on work economy during wheelchair propulsion in men with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord 2016; Volum 54 (10). ISSN 1362-4393.s 838 - 842.s doi: 10.1038/sc.2016.27.

  • Tørhaug, Tom; Brurok, Berit; Hoff, Jan; Helgerud, Jan; Leivseth, Gunnar. Arm crank and wheelchair ergometry produce similar peak oxygen uptake but different work economy values in individuals with spinal cord injury. BioMed Research International 2016; Volum 2016. ISSN 2314-6133.s doi: 10.1155/2016/5481843.

  • Marchand, Gunn Hege; Lau, Bjørn; Myhre, Kjersti; Røe, Cecilie; Bautz-Holter, Erik; Leivseth, Gunnar. Pain and disability do not influence psychological and social factors at work among sick-listed patients with neck and back pain. Work : A journal of Prevention, Assesment and rehabilitation 2016; Volum 53 (3). ISSN 1051-9815.s 499 - 509.s doi: 10.3233/WOR-152226.

  • Marchand, Gunn Hege; Myhre, Kjersti; Leivseth, Gunnar; Sandvik, Leiv; Lau, Bjørn; Bautz-Holter, Erik; Røe, Cecilie. Change in pain, disability and influence of fear-avoidance in a work-focused intervention on neck and back pain: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2015; Volum 16 (1). ISSN 1471-2474.s doi: 10.1186/s12891-015-0553-y.

  • Omair, Ahmad; Mannion, Anne F.; Holden, Marit; Leivseth, Gunnar; Fairbank, Jeremy; Hägg, Olle; Fritzell, Peter; Brox, Jens Ivar. Age and pro-inflammatory gene polymorphisms influence adjacent segment disc degeneration more than fusion does in patients treated for chronic low back pain. European spine journal 2015. ISSN 0940-6719.s 2 - 13.s doi: 10.1007/s00586-015-4181-x.

  • Johnsen, Lars Gunnar; Hellum, Christian; Storheim, Kjersti; Nygaard, Øystein Petter; Brox, Jens Ivar; Rossvoll, Ivar; Rø, Magne; Andresen, Hege; Lydersen, Stian; Grundnes, Oliver; Pedersen, Marit; Leivseth, Gunnar; Olafsson, Gylfi; Borgstrôm, Fredrik; Fritzell, P. Cost-effectiveness of total disc replacement versus multidisciplinary rehabilitation in patients with chronic low back pain: A norwegian multicenter RCT. Spine 2014; Volum 39 (1). ISSN 0362-2436.s 23 - 32.s doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000000065.

  • Myhre, Kjersti; Marchand, Gunn Hege; Leivseth, Gunnar; Keller, Anne; Bautz-Holter, Erik; Sandvik, Leiv; Lau, Bjørn; Røe, Cecilie. The effect of work-focused rehabilitation among patients with neck and back pain: A randomized controlled trial. Pain 2014; Volum 39 (24). ISSN 0304-3959.s 1999 - 2006.s doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000000610.

  • Mannion, Anne F.; Leivseth, Gunnar; Brox, Jens Ivar; Fritzell, Peter; Hägg, Ole; Fairbank, Jeremy C.T.. ISSLS prize winner: Long-term follow-up suggests spinal fusion is associated with increased adjacent segment disc degeneration but without influence on clinical outcome: Results of a combined follow-up from 4 randomized controlled trials. Spine 2014; Volum 39 (17). ISSN 0362-2436.s 1373 - 1383.s doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000000437.

  • Brurok, Berit; Tørhaug, Tom; Karlsen, Trine; Leivseth, Gunnar; Helgerud, Jan; Hoff, Jan. Effect of lower extremity functional electrical stimulation pulsed isometric contractions on arm cycling peak oxygen uptake in spinal cord injured individuals. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine 2013; Volum 45 (3). ISSN 1650-1977.s 254 - 259.s doi: 10.2340/16501977-1098.

  • Myhre, Kjersti; Røe, Cecilie; Marchand, Gunn Hege; Keller, Anne; Bautz-Holter, Erik; Leivseth, Gunnar; Sandvik, Leiv; Lau, Bjørn. Fear-avoidance beliefs associated with perceived psychological and social factors at work among patients with neck and back pain: a cross-sectional multicentre study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013; Volum 14. ISSN 1471-2474.s doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-14-329.

  • Johnsen, Lars Gunnar; Hellum, Christian; Nygaard, Øystein Petter; Storheim, Kjersti; Brox, Jens Ivar; Rossvoll, Ivar; Leivseth, Gunnar; Grotle, Margreth. Comparison of the SF6D, the EQ5D, and the oswestry disability index in patients with chronic low back pain and degenerative disc disease. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013; Volum 14:148. ISSN 1471-2474.s doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-14-148.

  • Johnsen, Lars Gunnar; Brinckmann, Paul; Hellum, Christian; Rossvoll, Ivar; Leivseth, Gunnar. Segmental mobility, disc height and patientreported outcomes after surgery for degenerative disc disease A PROSPECTIVE RANDOMISED TRIAL COMPARING DISC REPLACEMENT AND MULTIDISCIPLINARY REHABILITATION. The Bone & Joint Journal 2013; Volum 95B (1). ISSN 2049-4394.s 81 - 89.s doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.95B1.29829.

  • Brurok, Berit; Tørhaug, Tom; Leivseth, Gunnar; Karlsen, Trine; Helgerud, Jan; Hoff, Jan. Effect of leg vascular occlusion on arm cycling peak oxygen uptake in spinal cord-injured individuals. Spinal Cord 2012; Volum 50. ISSN 1362-4393.s 298 - 302.s doi: 10.1038/sc.2011.129.

  • Fors, Egil Andreas; Bertheussen, Gro Falkener; Thune, Inger; Juvet, Lene Kristine; Elvsaas, Ida-Kristin Ørjasæter; Oldervoll, Line Merethe; Anker, Gun Birgitta; Falkmer, Ursula; Lundgren, Steinar; Leivseth, Gunnar. Psychosocial interventions as part of breast cancer rehabilitation programs? Results from a systematic review. Psycho-Oncology 2011; Volum 20 (9). ISSN 1057-9249.s 909 - 918.s doi: 10.1002/pon.1844.

  • Berg, Svante; Tropp, Hans T; Leivseth, Gunnar. Disc height and motion patterns in the lumbar spine in patients operated with total disc replacement or fusion for discogenic back pain. Results from a randomized controlled trial. The spine journal 2011; Volum 11 (11). ISSN 1529-9430.s 991 - 998.s doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2011.08.434.

  • Brurok, Berit; Helgerud, Jan; Karlsen, Trine; Leivseth, Gunnar; Hoff, Jan. Effect of aerobic high-intensity hybrid training on stroke volume and peak oxygen consumption in men with spinal cord injury. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 2011; Volum 90 (5). ISSN 0894-9115.s 407 - 414.s doi: 10.1097/PHM.0b013e31820f960f.

  • Fimland, Marius Steiro; Helgerud, Jan; Knutsen, Andreas; Ruth, Helge; Leivseth, Gunnar; Hoff, Jan. No effect of prior caffeine ingestion on neuromuscular recovery after maximal fatiguing contractions. European Journal of Applied Physiology 2010; Volum 108 (1). ISSN 1439-6319.s 123 - 130.s doi: 10.1007/s00421-009-1198-z.

  • Kolstad, Frode; Nygaard, Øystein Petter; Andresen, Hege; Leivseth, Gunnar. Anterior Cervical Arthrodesis Using a "Stand Alone" Cylindrical Titanium Cage Prospective Analysis of Radiographic Parameters. Spine 2010; Volum 35 (16). ISSN 0362-2436.s 1545 - 1550.s doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181d259c1.

  • Fimland, Marius Steiro; Helgerud, Jan; Gruber, Markus; Leivseth, Gunnar; Hoff, Jan. Enhanced neural drive after maximal strength training in multiple sclerosis patients. European Journal of Applied Physiology 2010; Volum 110 (2). ISSN 1439-6319.s 435 - 443.s doi: 10.1007/s00421-010-1519-2.

  • Fimland, Marius Steiro; Helgerud, Jan; Gruber, Markus; Leivseth, Gunnar; Hoff, Jan. Functional maximal strength training induces neural transfer to single-joint tasks. (fulltekst) European Journal of Applied Physiology 2009; Volum 107 (1). ISSN 1439-6319.s 21 - 29.s doi: 10.1007/s00421-009-1096-4.

  • Fimland, Marius Steiro; Helgerud, Jan; Solstad, Gerd Marie; Iversen, Vegard Moe; Leivseth, Gunnar; Hoff, Jan. Neural adaptations underlying cross-education after unilateral strength training. (fulltekst) European Journal of Applied Physiology 2009; Volum 107 (6). ISSN 1439-6319.s 723 - 730.s doi: 10.1007/s00421-009-1190-7.

  • Kolstad, Frode; Nygaard, Øystein P; Leivseth, Gunnar. Segmental motion adjacent to anterior cervical arthrodesis - A prospective study. Spine 2007; Volum 32 (5). ISSN 0362-2436.s 512 - 517.

  • Verelst, margareta; Leivseth, G. Force and stiffness of the pelvic floor as function of muscle length: A comparison between women with and without stress urinary incontinence. Neurourology and Urodynamics 2007; Volum 26. ISSN 0733-2467.s 852 - 857.s doi: 10.1002/nau.20415.

  • Leivseth, Gunnar; Braaten, Sjur; Frobin, Wolfgang; Brinckmann, Paul. Mobility of lumbar segments instrumented with a ProDisc II prosthesis - A two-year follow-up study. Spine 2006; Volum 31 (15). ISSN 0362-2436.s 1726 - 1733.

  • Leivseth, Gunnar; Kolstad, Frode; Nygaard, Øystein P; Zoega, B; Frobin, Wolfgang; Brinckmann, Paul. Comparing precision of distortion-compensated and stereophotogrammetric Roentgen analysis when monitoring fusion in the cervical spine. European spine journal 2006; Volum 15. ISSN 0940-6719.s 774 - 779.

  • Kolstad, Frode; Myhr, G; Kvistad, Kjell Arne; Nygaard, Øystein P; Leivseth, Gunnar. Degeneration and height of cervical discs classified from MRI compared with precise height measurements from radiographs. European Journal of Radiology 2005; Volum 55 (3). ISSN 0720-048X.s 415 - 420.

  • Kolstad, Frode; Nygaard, Øystein P; Leivseth, Gunnar. Transforaminal steroid injections in the treatment of cervical radiculopathy. A prospective outcome study. Acta Neurochirurgica 2005; Volum 147 (10). ISSN 0001-6268.s 1065 - 1070.

  • Leivseth, Gunnar; Frobin, Wolfgang; Brinckmann, Paul. Congenital cervical block vertebrae are associated with caudally adjacent discs. Clinical Biomechanics 2005; Volum 20. ISSN 0268-0033.s 669 - 674.

  • Verelst, Margareta; Leivseth, G. Are fatigue and disturbances in pre-programmed activity of pelvic floor muscles associated with female stress urinary incontinence?. Neurourology and Urodynamics 2004; Volum 23. ISSN 0733-2467.s 143 - 147.

  • Verelst, Margareta; Leivseth, G. Force-length relationship in the pelvic floor muscles under transverse vaginal distension: A method study in healthy women. Neurourology and Urodynamics 2004; Volum 23. ISSN 0733-2467.s 662 - 667.

  • Hanssen, Jan-Inge; Stack, Brendan C; Gregory, Eugene; Gjerde, Gunhild; Leivseth, Gunnar. Treatment of Refractive Headache and face Pain patients:TMJ Splint Therapy Combined with Open Joint Surgery: 60 patients; 177 joints. American Journal of Pain Management 2002. ISSN 1059-1494.

  • Hanssen, Jan-Inge; Stack, Brendan C; Gregory, Eugene; Gjerde, Gunhild; Leivseth, Gunnar. Treatment of Refractive Headache and face Pain patients:TMJ Splint Therapy Combined with Open Joint Surgery: 60 patients; 177 joints. ? 2002.

  • Stack, Brendan C; Gregory, Eugene; Gjerde, Gunhild; Hanssen, Jan-Inge; Leivseth, Gunnar. Refractive Patients: TMJ Splint Therapy Combined with Open Joint Surgery. JGO 2002; Volum 13 (Spring).s 1 - 10.

  • Stack, Brendan C; Gregory, Eugene; Gjerde, Gunhild; Leivseth, Gunnar; Hanssen, Jan-Inge. Modified Meniscoplasty For Treatment of Chronic Disc Displacement Without Reduction. American Journal of Pain Management 2002 (Spring). ISSN 1059-1494.s 25 - 34.

  • Leivseth, Gunnar; Gregory, Eugene; Stack, Brendan C; Gjerde, Gunhild. Modified Meniscoplasty for the Treatment of Chronic Disc Displacement Without Reduction. American Journal of Pain Management 2002; Volum 12 (2). ISSN 1059-1494.s 53 - 66.

  • Stack, Brendan C; Gregory, Eugene; Gjerde, Gunhild; Leivseth, Gunnar; Hanssen, Jan-Inge. Modified Meniscoplasty For Treatment of Chronic Disc Displacement Without Reduction. American Journal of Pain Management 2002 (Spring). ISSN 1059-1494.s 25 - 34.

  • Stack, Brendan C; Gregory, Eugene; Gjerde, Gunhild; Hanssen, Jan-Inge; Leivseth, Gunnar. Modified Meniscoplasty for Treatment of Chronic Disc Displacement without Reduction. American Journal of Pain Management 2002; Volum 12 (2). ISSN 1059-1494.s 53 - 66.

  • Brinckmann, Paul; Frobin, Wolfgang; Leivseth, Gunnar; Burkhard, Drerup. Orthopädische Biomechanik. (fulltekst) 2012 ISBN 978-3-8405-0059-6.

  • Brinckmann, Paul; Frobin, Wolfgang; Leivseth, Gunnar. Orthopädische Biomechanik. 2000.

  • Brinckmann, Paul; Frobin, Wolfgang; Leivseth, Gunnar. Orthopädische Biomechanik. 2000 ISBN 3-13-126631-7.

  • Brurok, Berit; Tørhaug, Tom; Leivseth, Gunnar; Karlsen, Trine; Helgerud, Jan; Hoff, Jan. Effect of leg vascular occlusion on arm cycling peak oxygen uptake in spinal cord injured individuals. Annual conference in American College of Sports Medicine 2011-05-31 - 2011-06-04 2011.

  • Kolstad, Frode; Leivseth, Gunnar; Nygaard, Øystein Petter. Cervical Disc Disease Biomechanical Aspects. 2011 ISBN 978-82-471-2819-0.

  • Leivseth, Gunnar; Brinckmann, Paul. Re: Siepe CJ, Hitzl W, Meschede P, et al. Interdependence between disc space height, range of motion and clinical outcome in total lumbar disc replacement. Spine 2009; 34: 904-16. Spine 2010; Volum 35 (17). ISSN 0362-2436.s 1660 - 1660.s doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181e5cba3.

  • Fimland, Marius Steiro; Hoff, Jan; Helgerud, Jan; Leivseth, Gunnar. Chronic and acute neural adaptations to strength training. 2009 (412) ISBN 978-82-471-1839-9. ISSN 1503-8181.

  • Juvet, Lene Kristine; Elvsaas, Ida-Kristin Ørjasæter; Leivseth, Gunnar; Anker, Gun; Bertheussen, Gro F; Falkmer, Ursula; Fors, Egil A; Lundgren, Steinar; Oldervoll, Line Merethe; Thune, Inger; Norderhaug, Inger Natvig. Rehabilitation of breast cancer patients. (fulltekst) 2009 (2/2009) ISBN 978-82-8121-253-4. ISSN 1890-1298.

  • Juvet, Lene Kristine; Elvsaas, Ida-Kristin Ø; Leivseth, Gunnar; Anker, Gun; Bertheussen, Gro Falkener; Falkmer, Ursula; Fors, Egil Andreas; Lundgren, Steinar; Oldervoll, Line Merethe; Thune, Inger. Rehabilitation of breast cancer patients. 2009 (02-2009) ISBN 978-82-8121-253-4. ISSN 1890-1298.

  • Witsø, Eivind; Brændvik, Siri; Fredriksen, Espen; Goihl, Tobias; Havik, Steinar; Sivertsen, Svein; Leivseth, Gunnar. Improved prosthetic function in transfemoral amputees. The femur condyle prosthesis-a pilot study. Annual Meeting of ESMAC 2007-09-24 - 2007-09-29 2007.

  • Brinckmann, Paul; Frobin, Wolfgang; Leivseth, Gunnar. Calculating the 2-D motion of lumbar vertebrae using splines. Journal of Biomechanics 2007; Volum 40 (14). ISSN 0021-9290.s 3294 - 3295.s doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2007.04.009.

  • Fredriksen, Espen; Brændvik, Siri; Taraldsen, Kristin; Helbostad, Jorunn L.; Leivseth, Gunnar. Assessment of marker placement repeatability - a method proposal. Nordic Vicon User Group Meeting 2007-01-18 - 2007-01-19 2007.

  • Witsø, Eivind; Brændvik, Siri; Fredriksen, Espen; Havik, Steinar; Sivertsen, Svein; Leivseth, Gunnar. Improved prosthetic function in transfemoral amputees. The Femur Condyle Prosthesis- a pilot study. Nordic Vicon User Group meeting 2007-01-12 - 2007.

  • Fredriksen, Espen; Brændvik, Siri; Witzø, Eivind; Havik, Steinar; Sivertsen, Svein; Leivseth, Gunnar. Quantitative evaluation of the femur condyle prosthesis. SISA seminar 2007-11-16 - 2007-11-16 2007.

  • Leivseth, Gunnar. Treatment of non-specific chronic lumbar pain. Årskongress Arbeitsgemeinschaft Manuelle Therapie 2005-10-21 - 2005-10-22 2005.

  • Leivseth, Gunnar. Forandres lumbalcolumnas mobilitet etter innsetting av skiveproteser. Norsk forening for fysikalsk medisin. Høstmøte 2005-11-24 - 2005.

  • Leivseth, Gunnar. Changes in spinal mobility after implantation of lumbar disc prostheses. Årskongress Arbeitsgemeinschaft Manuelle Therapie 2005-10-21 - 2005-10-22 2005.

  • Verelst, Margareta; Leivseth, Gunnar. The role of pelvic floor muscles and parauretharal tissue in the pathogenesis of stess urinary incontinence. A kinesiological and histological study of the pelvic floor tissues. 2004.