Researcher profile

BRITT ELIN ØIESTAD

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Current appointment

Professor, PT

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Area of interest

Knee osteoarthritis | Cruciate ligament injuries | Sports medicine | Adolescents | Young adults | Epidemiology

RESEARCHER BIO

Britt Elin graduated as a Mensendieck physiotherapist from Oslo University College in 1999, Master of Health Sciences from NTNU in 2004, PhD from the University of Oslo in 2011. 

 

She has worked as a physiotherapist in primary health care in the period 1999-2006, thereafter with research and teaching. Britt Elin was employed in a permanent position at the Department of Physiotherapy at OsloMet in 2014. 

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CURRENT PROJECTS

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HEYoung project

Mental and musculoskeletal health in the transition from adolescence to adulthood

In this project, we aim at following a large cohort of young adults (16 - 26 years of age) for 10 years to assess potential risk factors, risk profiles and risk trajectories for mental and musculoskeletal disorders. Read more about the project here

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MI-NAV PROJECT

Work disability and musculoskeletal pain 

Can Motivational Interviewing facilitate Return-to-Work in sick-listed people with musculoskeletal disorders? Read more about the project here

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CIM PROJECT

Center for Intelligent Musculoskeletal Health (CIM)

Center for Intelligent Musculoskeletal health (CIM) was approved as one of five excellent academic environments at OsloMet in fall 2020. Read more about this project here