Johansson, Fred; Côté, Pierre; Hogg-Johnson, Sheilah; Rudman, Ann; Holm, Lena; Grotle, Margreth; Jensen, Irene; Sundberg, Tobias; Edlund, Klara; Skillgate, Eva. Depression, Anxiety and Stress among Swedish University Students Before and During Six Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Cohort Study. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 2021, 1–9. DOI: 10.1177/14034948211015814

Henriette Jahre, Margreth Grotle, Kaja Smedbråten, Kate M. Dunn, Britt Elin Øiestad.  Neck and shoulder pain in adolescents seldom occur alone: Results from the Norwegian Ungdata Survey. Eur J Pain. 2021;00:1–9. DOI: 10.1002/ejp.1785

Vegard Foldal, M.Sc.; Marit Solbjør, Ph.D; Martin Inge Standal, M.Sc.; Egil Andreas Fors, Ph.D; Roger Hagen, Ph.D; Gunnhild Bagøien, Ph.D; Roar Johnsen, Ph.D; Karen Walseth Hara, Ph.D; Heidi Fossen, M.Sc.; Ida Løchting, Ph.D; Hedda Eik, Ph.D; Margreth Grotle, Ph.D; Lene Aasdahl, Ph.D. Barriers and Facilitators for Implementing Motivational Interviewing as a Return to Work Intervention in a Norwegian Social Insurance Setting: A Mixed Methods Process Evaluation. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, online publ 24th March 2021,

Yngve Røe, PT, PhD, Tarjei Rysstad, PT, MD, Anne Therese Tveter, PT, PhD, Torill Bjugan Sandbakk, PT, Marit Jæger, PT, Margreth Grotle, PT, PhD, What Are the Most Important Problems in Functioning Among Patients With Shoulder Pain? An Analysis of the Patient-Specific Functional Scale, Physical Therapy, 2021;, pzab141,


Aanesen, F., Berg, R., Løchting, I., Tingulstad, A., Eik, H., Storheim, K., Grotle, M., & Øiestad, B. E. (2020).Motivational Interviewing and Return to Work for People with Musculoskeletal Disorders: A Systematic Mapping Review. J Occup Rehabil. doi:10.1007/s10926-020-09892-0

Margreth Grotle, Lars Christian Haugli Bråten, Jens Ivar Brox, Ansgar Espeland, Zinajda Zolic-karlsson, Rikke Munk Killingmo, Alexander Tingulstad, Lars Grøvle, Anne Froholdt, Per M Kristoffersen, Monica Wigemyr, Maurits W van Tulder, Kjersti Storheim, John-Anker Zwart, The AIM study group. Cost–utility analysis of antibiotic treatment in patients with chronic low back pain and Modic changes: results from a randomised, placebo-controlled trial in Norway (the AIM study). BMJ Open (2020), volum 10

Ingebrigtsen T, Balteskard L, Guldhaugen KA, Kloster R, Uleberg B, Grotle M, Solberg TK, - Behandlingsrater for ryggkirurgi i Norge og Helse Nord, 2014-2018. TIDS-20-0313.R1

Henriette Jahre, Margreth Grotle, Kaja Smedbråten, Kate M. Dunn, Britt Elin Øiestad. Risk factors for non-specific neck pain in young adults. A systematic review. BMC Musculoskeletal disorders 2020;21:366


Johansson F, Cotè P, Hogg-Johnson S, Rudman A, Holm LW, Grotle M, Jensen I, Sundberg T, Edlund K, Skillgate E. Depression, Anxiety and Stress Symptoms among Swedish University Students Before and During the First Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Cohort Study. BMC Public Health 2020;sept DOI: 10.21203/


Rikke Munk Killingmo, Kjersti Storheim, John-Anker Zwart, Jan Hartvigsen, Trygve T. Skonnord, Ørjan Nesse Vigdal, Margreth Grotle. Mens vi venter på nye retningslinjer for behandling av korsryggsmerter. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening 2020, utgave 8. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.20.0181


Rikke Munk Killingmo, Kjersti Storheim, John-Anker Zwart, Jan Hartvigsen, Trygve T. Skonnord, Ørjan Nesse Vigdal, Margreth Grotle. Korsryggsmerter – tid for å endre praksis. Fysioterapeuten 2020, volum 87


Rikke Munk Killingmo, Kjersti Storheim, John-Anker Zwart, Jan Hartvigsen, Trygve T. Skonnord, Ørjan Nesse Vigdal, Margreth Grotle. Korsryggsmerter – tid for å endre praksis. Utposten 2020, volum 49


Rikke Munk Killingmo, Kjersti Storheim, John-Anker Zwart, Jan Hartvigsen, Trygve T. Skonnord, Ørjan Nesse Vigdal, Margreth Grotle. Korsryggsmerter – tid for å endre praksis. Ryggstøtten 2020


Riiser, K., Richardsen, K. R., Haugen, A. L. H., Lund, S., & Løndal, K. (2020). Active play in ASP –a matched-pair cluster-randomized trial investigating the effectiveness of an intervention in after-school programs for supporting children’s physical activity. BMC Public Health, 20(1). doi:10.1186/s12889-020-08645-1


Riiser, K., Helseth, S., Haraldstad, K., Torbjornsen, A., & Richardsen, K. R. (2020). Adolescents' health literacy, health protective measures, and health-related quality of life during the Covid-19 pandemic. PLoS One, 15(8), e0238161. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0238161


Rysstad, T., Grotle, M., Klokk, L. P., & Tveter, A. T. (2020). Responsiveness and minimal important change of the QuickDASH and PSFS when used among patients with shoulder pain. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 21, 1-12. DOI: 10.1186/s12891-020-03289-z


Røe Y, Rysstad T, Tveter AT, Sandbakk TB, Jæger M, Grotle M. What are the most important problems in functioning among patients with shoulder pain? An analysis of the Patient-Specific Functional Scale. Submitted to BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020. 


Røe Y, Buchbinder R, Grotle M, Whittle S, Ramiro S, Huang H, Gagnier J, Verhagen A, Østensjø S. What do the OMERACT Shoulder Core Set candidate instruments measure? An analysis using the refined ICF linking rules. J Rheumatol. 2020 Feb 15. pii: jrheum.190832. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.190832. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 32062599


Shrestha D, Shrestha R, Grotle M, Nygaard ØP, Solberg T. Validation of the Nepali versions of the Neck Disability Index (NDI) and the numerical rating scale (NRS) for neck pain. SPINE 160503R2


Skonnord T, Skjeie H, Brekke M, Klovning A, Grotle M, Aas E, Mdala I, Fetveit A. Acupuncture for acute non-specific low back pain: a randomised, controlled, multicentre intervention study in general practice—the Acuback study. BMJ Open 2020;10(8):


Martin Inge Standal, Lene Aasdahl, Chris Jensen, Vegard Stolsmo Foldal, Roger Hagen, Egil A. Fors, Marit Solbjør, Odin Hjemdal, Margreth Grotle, Ingebrigt Meisingset. Subgroups of long-term sick-listed based on prognostic return to work factors across diagnoses – A cross-sectional latent class analysis. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation (JOOR) September 2020,


Tingulstad A, Munk R, Grotle M, Vigdal ØN, Storheim K, Langhammer B. Back beliefs among elderly seeking health care due to back pain; psychometric properties of the Norwegian version of the back beliefs questionnaire. Muskel&Skjelett 2020;1:22-29.


Tveter, A. T., Øiestad, B. E., Rysstad, T. L., Aanesen, F., Tingulstad, A., Småstuen, M. C., & Grotle, M. (2020). Risk assessment for prolonged sickness absence due to musculoskeletal disorders: protocol for a prospective cohort study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 21, 1-8.


Werner DAT, Grotle M, Gulati S, Austevoll IM, Madsbu MA, Lønne G, Solberg TK. Can a Successful Outcome After Surgery for Lumbar Disc Herniation Be Defined by the Oswestry Disability Index Raw Score? Global Spine J. 2020 Feb;10(1):47-54. doi: 10.1177/2192568219851480. Epub 2019 Jun 6. PMID: 32002349


Øiestad BE, Hilde G, Tveter AT, Peat GG, Thomas MJ, Dunn KM, Grotle M. Risk factors for episodes of back pain in emerging adults. A systematic review. Eur J Pain. 2020 Jan;24(1):19-38. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1474. Epub 2019 Sep 3.


Øiestad BE. Critically appraised paper: Arthroscopic hip surgery was superior to physiotherapy and activity modification in patients with femoroacetabular impingement [synopsis]. J Physiother. 2020 Apr;66(2):130. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2020.02.007. Epub 2020 Apr 11.PMID: 32291231 


Øiestad BE. Critically appraised paper: Intensive patient education is no more effective than placebo education for reducing pain intensity in patients with acute low back pain [synopsis]. J Physiother. 2020 Jan;66(1):55. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2019.10.003. Epub 2019 Nov 9.


Øiestad BE. Critically appraised paper: Physical therapy was noninferior to partial meniscectomy for improving knee function in patients with nonobstructive meniscal tears [synopsis].J Physiother. 2020 Oct;66(4):269. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2020.07.012. Epub 2020 Aug 23.PMID: 32847765


Øiestad BE, Aanesen F, Løchting I, Storheim K, Tingulstad A, Rysstad TL, Småstuen MC, Tveter AT, Sowden G, Wynne-Jones G, Fors EA, van Tulder M, Berg RC, Foster NE, Grotle M. Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of adding motivational interviewing or stratified vocational advice intervention to usual case management on return to work for people with musculoskeletal disorders. The MI-NAV study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2020 Jul 28;21(1):496. doi: 10.1186/s12891-020-03475-z.PMID: 32723318 


Øiestad BE. Critically appraised paper: Stress inoculation training plus exercise improved disability more than exercise alone for patients with acute whiplash-associated disorder. J Physiother. 2020 Jul;66(3):197. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2020.05.003. Epub 2020 Jul 10.


Austevoll IM, Gjestad R, Grotle M, Solberg T, Brox JI, Hermansen E, Rekeland F, Indrekvam K, Storheim K, Hellum C. Follow-up score, change score or percentage change score for determining clinical important outcome following surgery? An observational study from the Norwegian registry for Spine surgery evaluating patient reported outcome measures in lumbar spinal stenosis and lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 Jan 18;20(1):31. doi: 10.1186/s12891-018-2386-y. PMID: 30658613

Bacon KL, Segal NA, Øiestad BE, Lewis CE, Nevitt MC, Brown C, LaValley MP, McCulloch CE, Felson DT. Thresholds in the Relationship of Quadriceps Strength With Functional Limitations in Women With Knee Osteoarthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 Sep;71(9):1186-1193. doi: 10.1002/acr.23740. Epub 2019 Aug 6.


Bacon KL, Segal NA, Øiestad BE, Lewis CE, Nevitt MC, Brown C, Felson DT. Concurrent Change in Quadriceps Strength and Physical Function Over Five Years in the Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 Aug;71(8):1044-1051. doi: 10.1002/acr.23754. 


Brekke, I., Richardsen, K. R., & Jenum, A. K. (2019). Sickness absence in pregnancy and sedentary behavior: a population-based cohort study from Norway. BMC Public Health, 19(1). doi:10.1186/s12889-018-6379-4


Bråten LCH, Rolfsen MP, Espeland A, Wigemyr M, Aßmus J, Froholdt A, Haugen AJ, Marchand GH, Kristoffersen PM, Lutro O, Randen S, Wilhelmsen M, Winsvold BS, Kadar TI, Holmgard TE, Vigeland MD, Vetti N, Nygaard ØP, Lie BA, Hellum C, Anke A, Grotle M,

Schistad EI, Skouen JS, Grøvle L, Brox JI, Zwart JA, Storheim K; AIM study group. Efficacy of antibiotic treatment in patients with chronic low back pain and Modic changes (the AIM study): double blind, randomised, placebo controlled, multicentre trial. BMJ. 2019 Oct 16;367:l5654. doi: 10.1136/bmj.l5654. PMID: 31619437


Culvenor AG, Øiestad BE, Hart HF, Stefanik JJ, Guermazi A, Crossley KM. Prevalence of knee osteoarthritis features on magnetic resonance imaging in asymptomatic uninjured adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med. 2019 Oct;53(20):1268-1278. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099257. Epub 2018 Jun 9


Danielsen KG, Dahl-Michelsen T, Håkonsen E, Haugstad GK. Recovering from provoked vestibulodynia: experiences from encounters with somatocognitive therapy. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. 2019; 35(3), 219-228. Doi: 10.1080/09593985.2018.1442540


Olaf Fjeld, MD1,2,3, Lars Grøvle, MD, PhD4, Jon Helgeland, MSc5, Milada Cvancarova Småstuen, PhD1,6, Tore Kristian Solberg, MD, PhD7,8,9, John-Anker Zwart, MD, PhD3,10, Margreth Grotle, PT, PhD1,6. Complications, Reoperations, Readmissions, and Length of Hospital Stay in 34,639 Surgical Cases of Lumbar Disc Herniation. Bone and Joint Journal 2019;Apr101-B(4):470-477. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.101B4.BJJ-2018-1184.R1. PMID: 30929479


Fjeld OR, Grotle M, Matre D, Pedersen LM, Lie MU, Småstuen MC, Storheim K, Heuch I, Stubhaug A, Zwart JA, Nilsen KB. Predicting the outcome of persistent sciatica using conditioned pain modulation: 1-year results from a prospective cohort study. Scand J Pain. 2019 Sep 17. pii: /j/sjpain.ahead-of-print/sjpain-2019-0112/sjpain-2019-0112.xml. doi: 10.1515/sjpain-2019-0112. [Epub ahead of print] PMID 31527299


Grindem H, Mansournia MA, Øiestad BE, Ardern CL. Was it a good idea to combine the studies? Why clinicians should care about heterogeneity when making decisions based on systematic reviews. Br J Sports Med. 2019 Apr;53(7):399-401. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099516. Epub 2018 Jul 25


Grotle M, Småstuen MC, Fjeld O, Grøvle L, Helgeland J, Storheim K, Solberg TK, Zwart JA. Lumbar spine surgery across 15 years: trends, complications and reoperations in a longitudinal observational study from Norway. BMJ Open. 2019 Aug 1;9(8):e028743. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028743. PMID: 31375617


Grøvle L, Fjeld O, Haugen AJ, Helgeland J, Småstuen MC, Solberg TK, Zwart JA, Grotle M. The Rates of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Surgery in Norwegian Public Hospitals; A Threefold Increase from 1999 to 2013. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Mar 15;44(6):E372-E378.doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002858. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30234811


Helgerud J, Øiestad BE, Wang E, Hoff J. Prediction of upper extremity peak oxygen consumption from heart rate during submaximal arm cycling in young and middle-aged adults. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2019 Dec;119(11-12):2589-2598. doi: 10.1007/s00421-019-04225-3. Epub 2019 Oct 4.PMID: 31586223


Kevin Kwan Ngai Ho1, Milena Simic1, Milada Cvancarova Småstuen2, Marina de Barros Pinheiro1, Paulo Herrique Ferreira1, Marianne Bakke Johnsen2, Ingrid Heuch2, Margreth Grotle2, John Anker Zwart2,3, Kristian Bernhard Nilsen2,4. The association between insomnia, high sensitive c-reactive protein, and chronic low back pain: cross-sectional analysis of the HUNT study, Norway. Scand J Pain. 2019 Jul 9. pii: /j/sjpain.ahead-of-print/sjpain-2019-0033/sjpain-2019-0033.xml. doi: 10.1515/sjpain-2019-0033. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31287802


Jenum, A. K., Brekke, I., Mdala, I., Muilwijk, M., Ramachandran, A., Kjøllesdal, M., Richardsen, K.R., . . . Valkengoed, I. G. M. v. (2019). Effects of dietary and physical activity interventions on the risk of type 2 diabetes in South Asians: meta-analysis of individual participant data from randomised controlled trials. Diabetologia, 1-12. doi:10.1007/s00125-019-4905-2


Kinnunen, T. I., Richardsen, K. R., Sletner, L., Torgersen, L., Sommer, C., Waage, C. W., . . . Jenum, A. K. (2019). Ethnic differences in body mass index trajectories from 18 years to postpartum in a population-based cohort of pregnant women in Norway. BMJ Open, 9(2), e022640. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022640


Lie MM, Risberg MA, Storheim K, Engebretsen L, Øiestad BE. What's the rate of knee osteoarthritis 10 years after anterior cruciate ligament injury? An updated systematic review.Br J Sports Med. 2019 Sep;53(18):1162-1167. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099751. Epub 2019 Apr 1.PMID: 30936063

Major, D. H., Røe, Y., Grotle, M., Jessup, R. L., Farmer, C., Småstuen, M. C., & Buchbinder, R. (2019)

Content reporting of exercise interventions in rotator cuff disease trials: results from application

of the Consensus on Exercise Reporting Template (CERT). BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine,

5(1), e000656. doi:10.1136/bmjsem-2019-000656

Rikke MunkKjersti StorheimMilada C SmåstuenMargreth Grotle (2019) Measuring Productivity Costs in Patients With Musculoskeletal Disorders: Measurement Properties of the Institute for Medical Technology Assessment Productivity Cost Questionnaire. Value in Health Dec;22(12):1410-1416. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2019.07.011. Epub 2019 Sep 12.


Ogollah R, Bishop A, Lewis M, Grotle M, Foster NE. Responsiveness and Minimal Important Change for Pain and Disability Outcome Measures in Pregnancy-Related Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain. Phys Ther. 2019 Aug 8. pii: pzz107. doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzz107. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:31392990


Schulze DG, Nordby KC, Cvancarova Småstuen M, Clemm T, Grotle M, Zwart JA, Nilsen KB. Impact of technical variations on the ring-finger test for carpal tunnel syndrome. Clin Neurophysiol Pract. 2019 Dec 11;5:23-29. doi: 10.1016/j.cnp.2019.11.005. eCollection 2020. PMID: 31909307


Shijagurumayum Acharya R, Tveter AT, Grotle M, Khadgi B, Braekken IH, Stuge B. Pelvic floor muscle training programme in pregnant Nepalese women-a feasibility study. Int Urogynecol J. 2019 Jul 25. doi: 10.1007/s00192-019-04053-1. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31346671


Shijagurumayum Acharya R, Tveter AT, Grotle M, Eberhard-Gran M, Stuge B. Prevalence and severity of low back- and pelvic girdle pain in pregnant Nepalese women. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2019 Jul 15;19(1):247. doi: 10.1186/s12884-019-2398-0. PMID:31307421


Stynes S, Grøvle L, Haugen AJ, Konstantinou K, Grotle M. New insight to the characteristics and clinical course of clusters of patients with imaging confirmed disc-related sciatica. Eur J Pain. 2019 Aug 27. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1475. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31454467


Tingulstad A, Munk R, Grotle M, Vigdal Ø, Storheim K, Langhammer B. Back beliefs among elderly seeking health care due to back pain; psychometric properties of the Norwegian version of the back beliefs questionnaire. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 Nov 3;20(1):510. doi: 10.1186/s12891-019-2910-8. PMID: 31679522; PMCID: PMC6825721


David A T Werner1,2, Margreth Grotle3,4, Sasha Gulati5, Ivar M Austevoll6, Mattis A. Madsbu5, Greger Lønne7,8, and Tore K Solberg1,2,8. "Can a successful outcome after surgery for lumbar disc herniation be defined by the Oswestry Disability Index follow-up score?" Global Spine Journal January 2019;1-8. DOI: 10.1177/2192568219851480


Øiestad BE, Hilde G, Tveter AT, Peat GG, Thomas MJ, Dunn KM, Grotle M. Risk factors for episodes of back pain in emerging adults. A systematic review. Eur J Pain. 2019 Aug 21. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1474. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PMID:31433541


Øiestad BE. Critically appraised paper: Education plus exercise, and corticosteroid injection, are superior to a wait-and-see approach for gluteal tendinopathy [synopsis]. J Physiother. 2019 Apr;65(2):107. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2019.01.006. Epub 2019 Mar 23.PMID: 30910570 No abstract available.           


Øiestad BE. Critically appraised paper: Hip arthroscopy is more effective than personalised hip therapy for improving hip-related quality of life in patients with femoroacetabular impingement syndrome [synopsis]. J Physiother. 2019 Jan;65(1):51. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2018.08.010. Epub 2018 Dec 5.PMID: 30527538 No abstract available.


Øiestad BE. Critically appraised paper: Comprehensive non-surgical treatment leads to improved walking ability in people with lumbar spinal stenosis [synopsis]. J Physiother. 2019 Jul;65(3):174. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2019.04.007. Epub 2019 May 14.PMID: 31101524 No abstract available


Øiestad BE. Critically appraised paper: Three months of high-intensity aerobic exercise and strength training reduce disease activity in axial spondyloarthritis [synopsis]. J Physiother. 2019 Oct;65(4):238. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2019.07.007. Epub 2019 Aug 30


Chiarotto A, Boers M, Deyo RA, Buchbinder R, Corbin TP, Costa LOP, Foster NE, Grotle M, Koes BW, Kovacs FM, Lin CC, Maher CG, Pearson AM, Peul WC, Schoene ML, Turk DC, van Tulder MW, Terwee CB, Ostelo RW. Core outcome measurement instruments for clinical trials in nonspecific low back pain.Pain. 2018 Mar;159(3):481-495. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001117. PMID: 29194127


Hagen KB, Grotle M. Critically Appraised Papers: Moderate-intensity walking for people with severe knee osteoarthritis does not decrease pain but may have cardiovascular benefits [synopsis]. J Physiother. 2018 Apr;64(2):123. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2018.02.001. Epub 2018 Mar 10. No abstract available. PMID: 29530716


Grotle, M., & Hagen, K. B. (2018). Yoga classes may be an alternative to physiotherapy for people with chronic nonspecific low back pain [synopsis]. Journal of physiotherapy, 64(1), 57.DOI: 10.1016/j.jphys.2017.11.001. 


Munk, R (2018) “Yoga classes may be an alternative to physiotherapy for people with chronic nonspecific low back pain” Journal of Physiotherapy 2018; Volum 64(1) s. 57. DOI: 10.1016/j.jphys.2017.11.002

Shakeel, N., Richardsen, K. R., Martinsen, E. W., Eberhard-Gran, M., Slinning, K., & Jenum, A. K. (2018). Physical activity in pregnancy and postpartum depressive symptoms in a multiethnic cohort. J Affect Disord, 236, 93-100. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2018.04.081


Smedbråten K, Øiestad BE, Røe Y. Emotional distress was associated with persistent shoulder pain after physiotherapy: a prospective cohort study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 Aug 22;19(1):304. doi: 10.1186/s12891-018-2142-3


Vigdal ØN, Grotle M, Hagen KB. Critically appraised paper: Workplace physical exercise reduces musculoskeletal pain among healthcare workers more than home-based exercise [synopsis]. J Physiother. 2018 Oct;64(4):265. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2018.06.003. Epub 2018 Sep 3. No abstract available. PMID: 30190217


Werner EL, Løchting I, Storheim K, Grotle M. A focus group study to understand biases and confounders in a cluster randomized controlled trial on low back pain in primary care in Norway. BMC Fam Pract. 2018 May 22;19(1):71. doi: 10.1186/s12875-018-0759-9. PMID: 29788920


Øiestad BE, Holm I, Risberg MA.Return to pivoting sport after ACL reconstruction: association with osteoarthritis and knee function at the 15-year follow-up. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Sep;52(18):1199-1204. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2017-097718. Epub 2018 Mar 17.


Øiestad BE. Critically Appraised Papers: Moderate-intensity walking for people with severe knee osteoarthritis does not decrease pain but may have cardiovascular benefits [commentary].J Physiother. 2018 Apr;64(2):123. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2018.02.002.


Øiestad, B. E., & Chu, C. R. (2018). Early clinical findings may predict long-term development of radiographic knee osteoarthritis in patients with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.


Østerås N, Tveter AT, Garratt AM, Svinøy OE, Kjeken I, Natvig B, Grotle M, Hagen KB. Measurement properties for the revised patient-reported OsteoArthritis Quality Indicator questionnaire. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2018 Oct;26(10):1300-1310. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2018.06.007. Epub 2018 Jul 4. PMID:30231991


Kaastad, Trine Sand; Tveter, Anne Therese; Steen, Harald; Holm, Inger. Physical function and health-related quality of life in young adults with unilateral congenital lower-limb deficiencies. Journal of Children's Orthopaedics 2017 ;Volum 11.(5) s. 348-357 HIOA OUS UiO 


Løchting, Ida; Garratt, Andrew; Storheim, Kjersti; Werner, Erik Lønnmark; Grotle, Margreth. The impact of psychological factors on condition-specific, generic and individualized patient reported outcomes in low back pain. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2017 ;Volum 15:40. s. 1-9 FHI HIOA OUS UiO UNI 


Moberg, Lene Lehmann; Lunde, Lars-Kristian; Koch, Markus; Tveter, Anne Therese; Veiersted, Kaj Bo. Association between VO2max, handgrip strength, and musculoskeletal pain among construction and health care workers. BMC Public Health 2017 ;Volum 17.(1) s. 1-9 HIOA STAMI  


Rysstad, Tarjei Langseth; Røe, Yngve; Haldorsen, Benjamin; Svege, Ida Charlott; Strand, Liv Inger. Responsiveness and minimal important change of the Norwegian version of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand questionnaire (DASH) in patients with subacromial pain syndrome. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 ;Volum 18:248. s. 1-9 HIOA MHH OUS UiB


Storheim, Kjersti; Espeland, Ansgar; Grøvle, Lars; Skouen, Jan Sture; Assmus, Jörg; Anke, Audny; Froholdt, Anne; Pedersen, LM; Haugen, AJ; Fors, Terese; Schistad, Ellina Iordanova; Lutro, Olav; Marchand, Gunn Hege; Kadar, Thomas; Vetti, Nils; Randen, Solfrid; Nygaard, Øystein Petter; Brox, Jens Ivar; Grotle, Margreth; Zwart, JA. Antibiotic treatment In patients with chronic low back pain and Modic changes (the AIM study): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.. Trials 2017 ;Volum 15.(18) Suppl. 1 s. 596-607 HAUKELAND HIOA NTNU OSTFSYK OUS UiB UiO UiT UNI UNN 


Stuge, Britt; Jenssen, Hanne Krogstad; Grotle, Margreth. The Pelvic Girdle Questionnaire: Responsiveness and minimal important change in women with pregnancy-related Pelvic girdle pain, low back pain, or both. Physical Therapy 2017 ;Volum 97.(11) s. 1103-1113 HIOA OUS 


Teig J., Catherine; Grotle, Margreth; Bond, Malcolm J.; Prinsen, Cecilia A.C.; Engh, Marie Ellström; Småstuen, Milada C; Kjøllesdal, Møyfrid; Martini, Angelita. Norwegian translation, and validation, of the Pelvic Floor Distress Inventory (PFDI-20) and the Pelvic Floor Impact Questionnaire (PFIQ-7). International Urogynecology Journal 2017 ;Volum Published ahead of print. s. 1-13 AHUS HIOA OUS UiO 


Werner, David Andreas Thomas; Grotle, Margreth; Gulati, Sasha; Austevoll, Ivar Magne; Lønne, Greger; Nygaard, Øystein Petter; Solberg, Tore. Criteria for failure and worsening after surgery for lumbar disc herniation: a multicenter observational study based on data from the Norwegian Registry for Spine Surgery. European spine journal 2017 ;Volum 26.(10) s. 2650-2659 HAUKELAND HIOA HN OUS SI STO UiT UNN  


Mansell G, Storheim K, Løchting I, Werner EL, Grotle M. Identification of Indirect Effects in a Cognitive Patient Education (COPE) Intervention for Low Back Pain.Phys Ther. 2017 Dec 1;97(12):1138-1146. doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzx091. PMID: 29186635


Dragesund T, Strand LI, Grotle M. The Revised Body Awareness Rating Questionnaire: Development into a Unidimensional Scale Using

Rasch Analysis. Phys Ther. 2017 Oct 31. doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzx111. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29096009


Culvenor, Adam G.; Øiestad, Britt Elin; Holm, Inger; Gunderson, Ragnhild B.; Crossley, Kay M.; Risberg, May Arna. Anterior knee pain following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction does not increase the risk of patellofemoral osteoarthritis at 15- and 20-year follow-ups.. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2016 ;Volum 25.(1) s. 30-33 HIOA NIH OUS 


Culvenor, Adam G.; Ruhdorfer, Anja; Juhl, Carsten B.; Eckstein, Felix; Øiestad, Britt Elin. Knee extensor strength and risk of structural, symptomatic and functional decline in knee osteoarthritis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.. Arthritis care & research 2016 s. - HIOA 


Fjeld, Olaf Randall; Grotle, Margreth; Siewers, Vibeke; Pedersen, Linda Margareth; Nilsen, Kristian Bernhard; Zwart, John-Anker. Prognostic Factors for Persistent Leg-Pain in Patients Hospitalized with Acute Sciatica. Spine 2016 ;Volum 42.(5) s. E272-E279 HIOA NTNU OUS STAMI UiO 


Grotle, Margreth; Klokk, Lars Petter; Kopperstad, Audun. En prospektiv klinisk studie av pasienter med langvarige ryggsmerter : sykefravær og ""raskere tilbake"". Fysioterapeuten 2016 ;Volum 83.(1) s. 26-31 HIOA HMR OUS 


Hansen, Karine Bokerød; Haugstad, Gro Killi; Grenness, Solveig; Halck, Birgitta Erixon; Opheim, Arve Isak; Haugstad, Tor Sigbjørn. Gruppebasert Kognitiv og somatisk intervensjon- En klinisk forløpsstudie. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening 2016 s. 904-911 HIOA SUNNAAS 


Løchting, Ida; Storheim, Kjersti; Werner, Erik Lønnmark; Småstuen, Milada C; Grotle, Margreth. Evaluation of individualized quality of life and illness perceptions in low back pain. A patient education cluster randomized controlled trial. Patient Education and Counseling 2016 ;Volum 99.(12) s. 1992-1998 HIOA OUS UiO UNI 


Richardsen, Kåre Rønn; Falk, Ragnhild Sørum; Jenum, Anne Karen; Mørkrid, Kjersti; Martinsen, Egil Wilhelm; Ommundsen, Yngvar; Berntsen, Sveinung. Predicting who fails to meet the physical activity guideline in pregnancy: a prospective study of objectively recorded physical activity in a population-based multi-ethnic cohort. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 ;Volum 16. s. - FHI HIOA NIH OUS UIA UiO 


Richardsen, Kåre Rønn; Mdala, Ibrahimu; Berntsen, Sveinung; Ommundsen, Yngvar; Martinsen, Egil Wilhelm; Sletner, Line; Jenum, Anne Karen. Objectively recorded physical activity in pregnancy and postpartum in a multi-ethnic cohort: association with access to recreational areas in the neighbourhood. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2016 ;Volum 13. s. - AHUS HIOA NIH OUS UIA UiO 


Risberg, May Arna; Øiestad, Britt Elin; Gunderson, Ragnhild B.; Engebretsen, Lars; culvenor, adam; Aune, Arne Kristian; Holm, Inger. Changes in Knee Osteoarthritis, Symptoms, and Function After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction : A 20-Year Prospective Follow-up Study. American Journal of Sports Medicine 2016 ;Volum 44.(5) s. 1215-1224 HIOA NIH OUS UiO 


Røe, Yngve; Østensjø, Sigrid. Conceptualization and assessment of disability in shoulderspecific measures with reference to the international classification of functioning, disability and health. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 ;Volum 48.(4) s. 325-332 HIOA


Søyseth, Torunn Stavnes; Lund, May-Brith; Bjørtuft, Øystein; Heldal, Aasta; Søyseth, Vidar; Dew, Mary Amanda; Haugstad, Gro Killi; Malt, Ulrik Fredrik. Psychiatric disorders and psychological distress in patients undergoing evaluation for lung transplantation: a national cohort study. General Hospital Psychiatry 2016 ;Volum 42. s. 67-73 AHUS HIOA OUS UiO  


Uhlig, Till; Bjørneboe, Olav; Krøll, Frode; Palm, Øyvind; Olsen, Inge Christoffer; Grotle, Margreth. Involvement of the multidisciplinary team and outcomes in inpatient rehabilitation among patients with inflammatory rheumatic disease. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2016 ;Volum 17. s. - DIAKON HIOA MHH OSTFSYK OUS RS UiO 


Waage, Christin; Jenum, Anne Karen; Mdala, Ibrahimu; Berg, Jens Petter; Richardsen, Kåre Rønn; Birkeland, Kåre I.. Associations between gestational diabetes mellitus and elevated HbA1c early postpartum in a multi-ethnic population. Primary Care Diabetes 2016 s. - HIOA OUS UiO 


Werner, Erik Lønnmark; Storheim, Kjersti; Løchting, Ida; Wisløff, Torbjørn; Grotle, Margreth. Cognitive patient education for low back pain in primary care: A cluster randomized controlled trial and cost-effectiveness analysis. Spine 2016 ;Volum 41.(6) s. 455-462 HIOA OUS UiO UNI  


Wojniusz, Slawomir; Callens, Nina; Sütterlin, Stefan; Andersson, Stein; De Schepper, Jean; Gies, Inge; Vanbesien, Jesse; De Waele, Kathleen; Van Aken, Sara; Craen, Margarita; Vögele, Claus; Cools, Martine; Haraldsen, Ira Hebold. Cognitive, Emotional, and Psychosocial Functioning of Girls Treated with Pharmacological Puberty Blockage for Idiopathic Central Precocious Puberty. Frontiers in Psychology 2016 ;Volum 7. s. - HIL HIOA OUS UiO






Chiarotto, Alessandro; Deyo, Richard A.; Terwee, Caroline B.; Boers, Maarten; Buchbinder, Rachelle; Corbin, Terry P.; Costa, Leonardo O.P.; Foster, Nadine E.; Grotle, Margreth; Koes, Bart W.; Kovacs, Francisco M.; Lin, Chung-Wei Christine; Maher, Chris G.; Pearson, Adam M.; Peul, Wilco C.; Schoene, Mark L.; Turk, Dennis C.; van Tulder, Maurits W.; Ostelo, Raymond W.G.. Core outcome domains for clinical trials in non-specific low back pain. European spine journal 2015 ;Volum 24.(6) s. 1127-1142 HIOA OUS


Chiarotto A, Deyo RA, Terwee CB, Boers M, Buchbinder R, Corbin TP, Costa LO, Foster NE, Grotle M, Koes BW, Kovacs FM, Lin CW, Maher CG, Pearson AM, Peul WC, Schoene ML, Turk DC, van Tulder MW, Ostelo RW. Erratum to: Core outcome domains for clinical trials in non-specific low back pain.Eur Spine J. 2015 Sep;24(9):2097. doi: 10.1007/s00586-015-3984-0. Epub 2015 May 8. PMID:25953528


Grotle, Margreth; Hagen, Kåre Birger. A tailored hand exercise program improves function of the rheumatoid hand. Journal of Physiotherapy 2015 ;Volum 61.(2) DIAKON HIOA OUS


Engebretsen K, Grotle M, Brusgaard D, Natvig B. Prevalence patterns of shoulder pain during 14-years of follow-up; results from a longitudinal population study in Norway. Shoulder and Elbow. Accepted ID SAE-2013-052.R2 


Fougner, Marit; Haugstad, Gro Killi. Treating gynecological pain: The experiences of bachelor students in physiotherapy performing somatocognitive therapy. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice2015 ;Volum 31.(5) s. 318-326

Groven, Karen Synne; Råheim, Målfrid; Håkonsen, Elin; Haugstad, Gro Killi. "Will I ever be a True Woman?" An exploration of the experiences of women with vestibulodynia. Health Care for Women International 2015 HIOA UiB UiO


Hagen KB, Grotle M. No differences between physiotherapy and decompression surgery for patients considered surgical candidates for lumbar spinal stenosis [synopsis].J Physiother. 2016 Jan;62(1):49. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2015.09.003. Epub 2015 Dec 11. No abstract available.  PMID: 26701158


Kent, Peter; Grotle, Margreth; Dunn, Kate M.; Albert, Hanne B.; Lauridsen, Henrik Hein. Rasch analysis of the 23-item version of the Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine 2015 ;Volum 47.(4) s. 356-364 HIOA OUS


Kjeken, Ingvild; Grotle, Margreth; Hagen, Kåre Birger; Østerås, Nina. Development of an evidence-based exercise programme for people with hand osteoarthritis. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy 2015 ;Volum 22.(2) s. 103-116 DIAKON HIOA OUS UiO


Moe, Rikke Helene; Grotle, Margreth; Kjeken, Ingvild; Olsen, Inge Christoffer; Mowinckel, Petter; Haavardsholm, Espen A.; Hagen, Kåre Birger; Kvien, Tore Kristian; Uhlig, Till. Effectiveness of an Integrated Multidisciplinary Osteoarthritis Outpatient Program versus Outpatient Clinic as Usual: A Randomized Controlled Trial.. Journal of Rheumatology 2015 ;Volum 43.(2) s. 411-418 DIAKON HIOA OUS UiO


Øiestad, Britt Elin; White, Daniel; Booton, Ross; Niu, Jingbo; Zhang, Yuqing; Torner, Jim; Lewis, Beth; Nevitt, Michael; LaValley, Michael; Felson, David T.. The longitudinal course of physical function in people with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: Data from the MOST study and the OAI. Arthritis Care and Research 2015 HIOA


Øiestad BE, White DK, Booton R, Niu J, Zhang Y, Torner J, Lewis CE, Nevitt M, Lavalley M, Felson DT. Longitudinal Course of Physical Function in People With Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis: Data From the Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study and the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 Mar;68(3):325-31. doi: 10.1002/acr.22674. HIOA


Risberg MA, Oiestad BE, Gunderson R, Aune AK, Engebretsen L, Culvenor A, Holm I.

Changes in Knee Osteoarthritis, Symptoms, and Function After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A 20-Year Prospective Follow-up Study. Am J Sports Med. 2016 May;44(5):1215-24. doi: 10.1177/0363546515626539. Epub 2016 Feb 24. HIOA


Stensrud S, Risberg MA, Roos EM. Effect of exercise therapy compared with arthroscopic surgery on knee muscle strength and functional performance in middle-aged patients with degenerative meniscus tears: a 3-mo follow-up of a randomized controlled trial.Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 Jun;94(6):460-73. doi: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000000209. PMID: 25299520


Sütterlin, Stefan; Egner, Lars; Lugo, Ricardo; Wojniusz, Slawomir. Beyond expectation: a case for nonpersonal contextual factors in a more comprehensive approach to the placebo effect and the contribution of environmental psychology. Psychology Research and Behavior Management 2015 ;Volum 8. s. 259-262 HIL HIOA OUS


Tveter, Anne Therese; Major, Daniel Høgli; Grotle, Margreth. FysioPol - en ny elektronisk database for kvalitetssikring og kunnskapsutvikling i fysioterapi. Fysioterapeuten 2015 ;Volum 82.(9) s. 50-57 HIOA UiO


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