Wenche Schrøder Bjorbækmo

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Phone +47-22845270
Visiting address Forskningsveien 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1089 Blindern 0318 OSLO

Academic interests

Qualitative research, phenomenology, physiotherapy, movement, experience, exercise, disability and (re)habilitation.

Courses taught

  • Theory and theory development for health sciences HELSEF 4100
  • Research Preparatory Course HELSEF 4301


  • PhD, UiO 2011
  • Cand san, UiO 2002
  • Physiotherapist, specialist in childrens’s physical therapy

Positions held

  • 2007-2010 Member of the Editorial Board in Fysioterapeuten: www.fysioterapeuten.no


  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder; Robinson, Hilde Stendal & Engebretsen, Eivind (2017). A phenomenological and critical examination of knowledge expressed and exchanged in physiotherapy with children. European Journal of Physiotherapy.  ISSN 2167-9169.  19, s 36- 38
  • Chowdhury, Anoop & Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder (2017). Physiotherapy Theory and Practice - Decision on Manuscript ID UPTP-2016-0280.R2 ‘Which knowledge? - An examination of the knowledge at play in physiotherapy with children’. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice.  ISSN 0959-3985. . doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09593985.2017.1323360
  • Robinson, Hilde Stendal; Coward, Camilla; Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder & Langeland, Eva (2017). Long term sick leave, subjective health complaints and sense of coherence, a cross-sectional study. Cogent Medicine.  ISSN 2331-205X. . doi: doi.org/10.1080/2331205X.2017.1308082 Full text in Research Archive
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder & Mengshoel, Anne Marit (2016). “A Touch of Physiotherapy” – the significance and meaning of touch in the practice of physiotherapy. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice.  ISSN 0959-3985.  32(1), s 10- 19 . doi: 10.3109/09593985.2015.1071449
  • Nicholls, D.A.; Atkinson, K.; Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder; Gibson, B.; Latchem, J.; Olesen, J.; Ralls, J. & Setchell, J. (2016). Connectivity: An emerging concept for physiotherapy practice. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice.  ISSN 0959-3985.  32(3), s 159- 170 . doi: 10.3109/09593985.2015.1137665
  • Ottesen, Alette; Øyehaug, Gro Askland & Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder (2016). Fysioterapi i skolehelsetjenesten for ungdom - perspektiver og praksis :. Fysioterapeuten.  ISSN 0016-3384.  83(4), s 48- 52
  • Mengshoel, Anne Marit; Chowdhury, Anoop & Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder (2014). Evaluering av behandlingsforløp og utkomme i klinisk praksis. Fysioterapeuten.  ISSN 0016-3384.  81(9), s 20- 24
  • Hagen, Anne Karin & Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder (2012). Parents evaluation of the processes of care in child rehabilitation: a reliability study of the Norwegian translation of MPOC-20. Child Care Health and Development.  ISSN 0305-1862.  38(1), s 48- 53 . doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2010.01192.x
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder & Engelsrud, Gunn (2011). Experiences of being tested: a critical discussion of the knowledge involved and produced in the practice of testing in children's rehabilitation. Medicine, Health care and Philosophy.  ISSN 1386-7423.  14(2), s 123- 131 . doi: 10.1007/s11019-010-9254-3
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder & Engelsrud, Gunn (2011). "My Own Way of Moving" - Movement Improvisation in Children's Rehabilitation . Phenomenology & Practice.  ISSN 1913-4711.  5(1), s 27- 47
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder & Engelsrud, Gunn (2008). 'I am almost like a fish': an investigation of how children with congenital heart disease experience and perform movement in daily life. Child Care Health and Development.  ISSN 0305-1862.  34(6), s 781- 788 . doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2008.00851.x
  • Østensjø, Sigrid; Bjorbækmo, Wenche Schrøder; Carlberg, EB & Vøllestad, Nina Køpke (2006). Assessment of young children with disabilities: an ICF based analysis of concepts and content og the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI). Disability and Rehabilitation.  ISSN 0963-8288.  28(8), s 489- 504

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  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder & Billington, Inger (2015). Barnehabilitering - Paradokser og dilemmaer. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 9788202383138.  124 s.

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  • Blixt, Line; Solbrække, Kari Nyheim & Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder (2017). The e-therapist: exploring electronic entries to patient-therapist relations..
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder (2015). THE PLACE AND SPACE OF PHYSICAL THERAPY.
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder (2014). A "touch" of physiotherapy.
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder (2014). Forskning og praksis hånd i hånd - mål eller utopi? : tanker om forskningens betydning for praksis - og vice versa. Fysioterapeuten.  ISSN 0016-3384.  81(9), s 26- 28
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder (2011). ”My own way of Moving”- The Movement Experiences of Children with disabilities.
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder (2009). Bevegelse, barn og funksjonshemning - Bevegelse som livserfaring.
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder (2008). Beveg deg, beveg meg, beveg oss.
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder & Engelsrud, Gunn (2008). Moving you, moving me, moving us: Researchers and Children with Disability Moving Together.
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder (2007). Barn, kropp, bevegelse, trening, funksjonshemning og erfaringsperspektiv.
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder & Engelsrud, Gunn (2007). Barns personlige bevegelser - glimt fra et forskningsprosjekt.
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder & Engelsrud, Gunn (2007). Children`s personal movements in daily life.
  • Robinson, Hilde Stendal; Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder; Rugseth, Gro; Mengshoel, Anne Marit; Vøllestad, Nina Køpke; Heggen, Kristin; Hem, Marit Helene; Schriver, Nina B.; Juul-Kristensen, Birgit & Engelsrud, Gunn (2006). Dokumentar - en problematisk sjanger. Fysioterapeuten.  ISSN 0016-3384.  73(1), s 33- 34
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder (2005). Movement as Experience in Children with Serious Congential Heart Disease.
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder (2005). Trendy - for hvem?. VG : Verdens gang.  ISSN 0805-5203.
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder & Holm, Inger (2005). Barn og unge med alvorlig medfødt hjertefeil - motoriske ferdigheter og bevegelse som erfaring.
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder; Rugseth, Gro; Hem, Marit Helene; Juritzen, Truls; Smedbråten, Bente & Riis, Ragnhild (2005). Relations of Power.
  • Engelsrud, Gunn; Rugseth, Gro; Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder; Robinson, Hilde Stendal; Vøllestad, Nina Køpke; Heggen, Kristin; Hem, Marit Helene; Mengshoel, Anne Marit & Schriver, Nina B. (2005). Dokumentar, en problemfri sjanger?. Fysioterapeuten.  ISSN 0016-3384.  11(72), s 30- 30
  • Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder; Engelsrud, Gunn & Østensjø, Sigrid (2002). Kartlegging et spørsmål om perspektiv og projeksjon. En innholdsanalyse av kartleggingsinstrumentene GMFM og PEDI.

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Published Nov. 30, 2011 3:21 PM - Last modified Nov. 14, 2013 12:01 PM