Gro Gujord Tangen

Academic interests

  • Physical function
  • Cognitive impairment and dementia.
  • Ageing  

Courses taught

Background

  • 2010 – present: PhD Research fellow at UiO. Previously been working as a physiotherapist in geriatric wards at Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål and at Vestre Viken, Bærum Hospital
  • Master in Health Science, University of Oslo in 2008. Bachelor in Mensendieck Physiotherapy, Oslo University College in 2001. 2 years of studies in sports and outdoor life from Telemark University College.

Collaboration

  • Anne Marit Mengshoel (main supervisor), Astrid Bergland (co-supervisor) and Knut Engedal (co-supervisor)
  • Oslo University Hospital, Memory clinics at Ullevål and Aker
  • Elisabet Londos, the Neuropsychiatric Clinic in Malmø, Skånes University Hospital, Sweden
Tags: Physical activity and brain function, Dementia, Physiotherapy, Ageing

Publications

  • Hamre, Sophia Charlotta; Fure, Brynjar; Helbostad, Jorunn L.; Wyller, Torgeir Bruun; Ihle-Hansen, Hege; Vlachos, Georgios; Ursin, Marie Helene & Tangen, Gro Gujord (2021). Factors Associated with Level of Physical Activity After Minor Stroke. Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases.  ISSN 1052-3057.  30(4) . doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2021.105628 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Sverdrup, Karen; Selbæk, Geir; Bergh, Sverre; Strand, Bjørn Heine; Thingstad, Pernille; Skjellegrind, Håvard; Skjerve, Kjerstin Næss & Tangen, Gro Gujord (2021). Physical performance across the cognitive spectrum and between dementia subtypes in a population-based sample of older adults: The HUNT study. Archives of gerontology and geriatrics (Print).  ISSN 0167-4943.  95 . doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2021.104400 Show summary
  • Hamre, Sophia Charlotta; Fure, Brynjar; Helbostad, Jorunn L.; Wyller, Torgeir Bruun; Ihle-Hansen, Hege; Vlachos, Georgios; Ursin, Marie Helene & Tangen, Gro Gujord (2020). Balance and Gait After First Minor Ischemic Stroke in People 70 Years of Age or Younger: A Prospective Observational Cohort Study. Physical Therapy.  ISSN 0031-9023.  100(5), s 798- 806 . doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzaa010 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Hamre, Sophia Charlotta; Fure, Brynjar; Helbostad, Jorunn L.; Wyller, Torgeir Bruun; Ihle-Hansen, Hege; Vlachos, Georgios; Ursin, Marie Helene & Tangen, Gro Gujord (2020). Impairments in spatial navigation during walking in patients 70 years or younger with mild stroke. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation.  ISSN 1074-9357.  27, s 601- 609 . doi: 10.1080/10749357.2020.1755814 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Hesseberg, Karin; Tangen, Gro Gujord; Pripp, Are Hugo & Bergland, Astrid (2020). Associations between Cognition and Hand Function in Older People Diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment or Dementia. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders Extra.  ISSN 1664-5464.  10, s 195- 204 . doi: 10.1159/000510382 Show summary
  • Leão, Luana Lemos; Tangen, Gro Gujord; Barca, Maria Lage; Engedal, Knut; Santos, Sérgio Henrique S.; Machado, Frederico Sander M.; de Paula, Alfredo Maurício B. & Monteiro-Junior, Renato Sobral (2020). Does hyperglycemia downregulate glucose transporters in the brain?. Medical Hypotheses.  ISSN 0306-9877.  139 . doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2020.109614 Show summary
  • Nilsson, Maria H.; Tangen, Gro Gujord; Palmqvist, Sebastian; van Westen, Danielle; Mattsson-Carlgren, Niklas*; Stomrud, Erik & Hansson, Oskar (2020). The effects of Tau, Amyloid, and White Matter Lesions on Mobility, Dual Tasking, and Balance in Older People. The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences.  ISSN 1079-5006.  76(4), s 683- 691 . doi: 10.1093/gerona/glaa143 Show summary
  • Sverdrup, Karen; Bergh, Sverre; Selbæk, Geir; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Røen, Irene Mari; Husebø, Bettina & Tangen, Gro Gujord (2020). Trajectories of physical performance in nursing home residents with dementia. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research.  ISSN 1594-0667.  32, s 2603- 2610 . doi: 10.1007/s40520-020-01499-y Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord; Hurum, Jon-Håvard; Karlsen, Ragnhild; Haugan, Kjersti; Frogh, Einar; Skarbekk, Anne Kari & Robinson, Hilde Stendal (2020). Fysisk funksjon hos eldre som går til fysioterapeut i Kongsberg kommune - en tverrsnittundersøkelse. Fysioterapeuten.  ISSN 0016-3384.  8, s 70- 75
  • Robinson, Hilde Stendal & Tangen, Gro Gujord (2019). Fysisk aktive eldre og treningsvaner?. Fysioterapeuten.  ISSN 0016-3384.  86(4), s 24- 28 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord; Langballe, Ellen Melbye & Strand, Bjørn Heine (2019). Subjective memory impairment, instrumental activities of daily living and longitudinal effect on mortality among older adults in a population-based cohort study: The HUNT Study. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1403-4948. . doi: 10.1177/1403494819885234 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord & Robinson, Hilde Stendal (2019). Measuring physical performance in highly active older adults: associations with age and gender?. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research.  ISSN 1594-0667. . doi: 10.1007/s40520-019-01190-x Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Sverdrup, Karen; Bergh, Sverre; Selbæk, Geir; Røen, Irene Mari; Kirkevold, Øyvind & Tangen, Gro Gujord (2018). Mobility and cognition at admission to the nursing home – a cross-sectional study. BMC Geriatrics.  ISSN 1471-2318.  18(30) . doi: 10.1186/s12877-018-0724-4 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Hamre, Charlotta; Botolfsen, Pernille; Tangen, Gro Gujord & Helbostad, Jorunn L. (2017). Interrater and test-retest reliability and validity of the Norwegian version of the BESTest and mini-BESTest in people with increased risk of falling. BMC Geriatrics.  ISSN 1471-2318.  17(92), s 1- 8 . doi: 10.1186/s12877-017-0480-x Full text in Research Archive.
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord; Bergland, Astrid; Engedal, Knut & Mengshoel, Anne Marit (2017). The importance of parkinsonian signs for gait and balance in patients with Alzheimer's disease of mild degree.. Gait & Posture.  ISSN 0966-6362.  51, s 159- 161 . doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2016.10.009 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord; Engedal, Knut; Bergland, Astrid; Moger, Tron Anders; Hansson, Oskar & Mengshoel, Anne Marit (2015). Spatial navigation measured by the Floor Maze Test in patients with subjective cognitive impairment, mild cognitive impairment, and mild Alzheimer's disease. International Psychogeriatrics.  ISSN 1041-6102.  27(8), s 1401- 1409 . doi: 10.1017/S1041610215000022 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord; Engedal, Knut; Bergland, Astrid; Moger, Tron Anders & Mengshoel, Anne Marit (2014). Relationships between balance and cognition in patients with subjective cognitive impairment, mild cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer disease. Physical Therapy.  ISSN 0031-9023.  94(8), s 1123- 1134 . doi: 10.2522/ptj.20130298 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord; Londos, Elisabet; Olsson, Johan; Minthon, Lennart & Mengshoel, Anne Marit (2012). A Longitudinal Study of Physical Function in Patients with Early-Onset Dementia. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders Extra.  ISSN 1664-5464.  2(1), s 622- 631 . doi: 10.1159/000345782)

View all works in Cristin

  • Sverdrup, Karen; Bergh, Sverre; Selbæk, Geir; Thingstad, Pernille & Tangen, Gro Gujord (2019). Associations between mobility and dementia subtypes in nursing home residents.
  • Sverdrup, Karen; Bergh, Sverre; Selbæk, Geir; Røen, Irene Mari; Kirkevold, Øyvind & Tangen, Gro Gujord (2018). Fysisk funksjon og grad av demens ved innleggelse i sykehjem.
  • Sverdrup, Karen; Bergh, Sverre; Selbæk, Geir; Røen, Irene Mari; Kirkevold, Øyvind & Tangen, Gro Gujord (2018). Mobility and cognition at admission to the nursing home.
  • Sverdrup, Karen; Bergh, Sverre; Selbæk, Geir; Thingstad, Pernille & Tangen, Gro Gujord (2018). Associations between mobility and dementia subtypes in nursing home residents.
  • Sverdrup, Karen; Bergh, Sverre; Selbæk, Geir; Thingstad, Pernille & Tangen, Gro Gujord (2018). Fysisk funksjon og sammenheng med demensdiagnose i sykehjem.
  • Sverdrup, Karen; Bergh, Sverre; Selbæk, Geir; Thingstad, Pernille & Tangen, Gro Gujord (2018). MOBILITY AND ASSOCIATIONS WITH DEMENTIA DIAGNOSIS IN NURSING HOME RESIDENTS.
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord (2018). Motoriske symptomer, I: Knut Engedal & Per Kristian Haugen (red.),  Demens - sykdommer, diagnostikk og behandling.  Forlaget aldring og helse - akademisk.  ISBN 9788280613394.  Kapittel 3.
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord; Bergland, Astrid; Engedal, Knut & Mengshoel, Anne Marit (2018). Author response to the letter “The association of bradykinesia and balance control in patients with Alzheimer’s disease?”. Gait & Posture.  ISSN 0966-6362.  60, s 48- 49 . doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.11.013
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Mengshoel, Anne Marit & Selbæk, Geir (2018). Romlig orienteringsevne hos personer med kognitiv svikt - betydning for fysisk funksjon og aktivitet.
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord; Langballe, Ellen Melbye & Strand, Bjørn Heine (2018). The prognostic role of problems with memory and complex ADL for mortality in the HUNT3 70+ Study.
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord & Robinson, Hilde Stendal (2018). Bruk av standardiserte tester.
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord & Robinson, Hilde Stendal (2018). HVILKE FYSISKE TESTER ER EGNET FOR EVALUERING AV FYSISK FUNKSJON HOS ELDRE SOM TRENER REGELMESSIG?.
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord & Robinson, Hilde Stendal (2018). Physical performance in elderly who exercise regularly - associations with age and gender.
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord; Selbæk, Geir; Knapskog, Anne Brita & Taraldsen, Kristin (2018). Spatial navigation in persons with cognitive impairment – an explorative study of assessment methods and the relationship to physical activity and physical function.
  • Robinson, Hilde Stendal & Tangen, Gro Gujord (2017). Eldre som trener regelmessig – hvem, hva, hvor, hvorfor?.
  • Sverdrup, Karen; Bergh, Sverre; Selbæk, Geir; Røen, Irene Mari; Kirkevold, Øyvind & Tangen, Gro Gujord (2017). Mobility and cognition in nursing home residents.
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord (2017). No association between depressive symptoms and gait or balance in patients with cognitive impairments and Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord (2017). The physiotherapist in dementia diagnosis: Gait and dementia.
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord & Robinson, Hilde Stendal (2017). Fysisk funksjon og sammenheng med alder og kjønn hos eldre som trener regelmessig.
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord (2016). Kognitiv svikt og demens, I: Jorunn L. Helbostad; Randi Granbo & Håvard Østerås (red.),  Aldring og bevegelse. Fysioterapi for eldre.  Gyldendal Akademisk.  ISBN 9788205493957.  10.  s 259 - 276
  • Tangen, Gro Gujord (2016). Spatial orientation in persons with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease – importance for physical function and activity.
  • Tretteteig, Signe; Tangen, Gro Gujord & Storjord, May-Britt (2016). Miljøbehandling - ulike arbeidsformer og aktiviteter, I: Signe Tretteteig (red.),  Demensboka. Lærebok for helse- og omsorgspersonell.  Forlaget Aldring og helse.  ISBN 978-82-8061-260-1.  Kapittel 19.  s 325 - 365

View all works in Cristin

Published Apr. 13, 2011 2:45 PM - Last modified May 27, 2011 4:20 PM

Projects

No ongoing projects