Knut Inge Klepp

Adjunct Professor - Public Health Nutrition
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Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1046 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Adolescents’ dietary habits, factors shaping these habits and health equity
  • Obesity and overweight prevention among adolescents
  • Nutrition policy formulation and evaluation

Positions

  • Adjunct Professor of Medicine (Public Health Nutrition), Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, 2006 – present
  • Executive Director, The Division of Mental and Physical Health, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, 2015 – present
  • Director General of the Division of Public Health, the Norwegian Directorate of Health, 2006–2015
  • Head, Centre for Prevention of Global Infections (GLOBINF), Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, 2004–2010
  • Professor of Medicine (Public Health Nutrition), Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, 1996–2006
  • Professor, Health Promotion Research, Research Centre for Health Promotion, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, 1995–1996
  • Director, the Tanzanian - Norwegian AIDS Prevention Project, Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, 1994¬–1995
  • Adjunct Professor, Community Health, Nordic School of Public Health, Gothenburg, 1992–1994
  • Senior Researcher, Centre for International Health/Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, 1991–1994
  • Head of Research Center for Health Promotion, Department of Psychosocial Sciences, University of Bergen, 1990–1991
  • Senior Researcher, Department of Social Psychology, University of Bergen, 1987–1989

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Behavioral Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1984-1987
  • Master of Public Health, Physiological Hygiene, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1983-1984
  • Candidatus Scientiarum, Community Nutrition, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Oslo, 1979-1982
  • Candidatus Magister, Social Anthropology and Nutrition Physiology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Oslo, 1975-1978

Active Research Support

  • Coordinator (PI), European Commission: Confronting Obesity: Co-creating policy with adolescents (H2020 - REA B2: 774210 CO-CREATE), 2018-2023; € 9.6 million

Major Past Research Support

  • Co-Investigator, European Commission: Promoting sexual and reproductive health among adolescents in southern and eastern Africa – mobilizing schools, parents and communities (HEALTH-2009-241945 PREPARE), 2010-2014
  • Co-Investigator, European Commission: European Energy Balance Research to Prevent Excessive Weight Gain among Youth (HEALTH-F2-2009-223254 ENERGY), 2009-2012
  • Principal Investigator, the Norwegian University Council (NUFU): A comprehensive school- and health system-based approach to adolescent health promotion in South Africa and Tanzania (LASH), 2007-2011
  • Principal Investigator, the Norwegian Research Council: Promoting healthy weight among school children (HEIA), 2006-2010
  • Co-Investigator, European Commission: Health-promotion though obesity prevention across Europe: an integrated analysis to support European Health Policy (SP5-CT-2006-044128 HOPE), 2007-2009
  • Co-Investigator, European Commission: Preventing socioeconomic inequalities in health behaviour in adolescents in Europe: collecting and disseminating evidence throughout Europe (DG Sanco No. 7446 TEENAGE), 2007-2010
  • Co-Investigator, European Commission: Key Determinants of the future incidence of cancer across Europe: Impact of prevention (SP23-CT-2005-006528 EUROCADET), 2006-2009
  • Co-Investigator, the Norwegian Research Council: The Oslo Youth Study: A 27-Year Follow-up Study (1979-2006), 2006-2009
  • Principal Investigator, the Norwegian Research Council: Change agents or cultural reproducers? A study of teachers' influence on school-based HIV/AIDS prevention efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa, 2005-2007
  • Principal Investigator, the Norwegian Research Council: Promoting Healthy Eating: Evaluating Computer-Tailored Interventions. 2005-2007
  • Coordinator, European Commission: Promoting and Sustaining Health through Increased Vegetable and Fruit Consumption among European Schoolchildren (QLK1-CT-2001-00547 Pro Children), 2002-2006
  • Co-Investigator, European Commission: Promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health. School-based HIV/AIDS Intervention in Sub-Saharan Africa (ICA4-CT-2002-10038 SATZ), 2002-2006
  • Principal Investigator, the Norwegian University Council (NUFU): Health System Research and Health Promotion in Relation to Reproductive Health: Community Health Development: An Intervention Study among Young People in Kahe, Tanzania, 2001-2006
  • Principal Investigator, The Norwegian Research Council: Promoting fruits and vegetables among primary school children, 2000-2003
  • Principal Investigator, Health and Rehabilitation: Know Your Body: A 20-Year Follow-up Study: 1979-1999, 2000-2003
  • Principal Investigator, The Norwegian Research Council: Breastfeeding promotion and the dilemma posed by AIDS. Evaluating revised WHO guidelines in a resource-poor high HIV-prevalence setting, 2000-2002
  • Coordinator, European Commission: The Adolescent Reproductive Health Network: Health System and Health Promotion Research in Eastern and Southern Africa, 1997-2001
  • Co-Principal Investigator, The Norwegian University Council (NUFU): Health System Research and Health Promotion in Relation to Reproductive Health, 1996-2001
  • Principal Investigator, The Norwegian Research Council: The Norwegian Longitudinal Health Behavior Study, 1998-2001
  • Principal Investigator, The Norwegian Cancer Society: The Oslo Youth Study: A 20-Year Follow-up Study, 1999
  • Principal Investigator, The Norwegian Cancer Society: The Norwegian Longitudinal Health Behavior Study, 1998
  • Co-Principal Investigator, The Norwegian University Council (NUFU): Health System Research and Health Promotion in Relation to Reproductive Health, 1996-1999
  • Principal Investigator, The Norwegian Research Council: The Norwegian Longitudinal Health Behavior Study, 1995-1997
  • Principal Investigator, The Norwegian Research Council for Science and the Humanities:  The Know Your Body: A Follow-up Study: 1979-1991, 1991-1994
  • Principal Investigator, The Norwegian Research Council for Science and the Humanities/ Center for Health Promotion Research, University of Bergen: The Norwegian Longitudinal Health Behavior Study, 1989-1992Principal Investigator, The Norwegian Cancer Society: Know Your Body: A Follow-up Study: 1979-1991, 1989-1991
  • Principal Investigator, The Norwegian Research Council for Science and the Humanities; HIV/AIDS Risk Among Norwegian Schoolchildren: A Prospective, Analytical Investigation, 1988-1993
  • Principal Investigator, The Norwegian Research Council for Applied Social Sciences; Promoting Healthy Eating-Patterns Among Adolescents: A Community-Based Approach, 1987-1990

Major Consultations and Advisory Boards

  • Member, the WHO Nutrition Guidance Expert Advisory Group (NUGAG) Subgroup on Policy Actions, World Health Organization, 2018–present
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, the STOP (Science & Technology in Childhood Obesity Policy) project; the Horizon 2020 Framework Program, EU, 2018–present 
  • Chair, Research Program on the Effects of Teacher Density, the Norwegian Research Council, 2015–2019
  • Member, Policy Advisory Group (PAG), World Cancer Research Fund International, 2014–present 
  • Member, the Health&Care21 Strategy Committee, Health&Care21, Ministry of Health and Care Services, 2013–2014; Member, The Health&Care21 Advisory Board, 2016-2019
  • Rapporteur, the Ad-hoc Working Group on Implementation, Monitoring and Accountability for Ending Childhood Obesity, World Health Organization, 2014–2017
  • Chair, the National Group for Coordinating Research after the 2011 Terrorist Attacks in Norway, 2012-2014
  • Member, “The Senator Group”; Senior scientists advising WHO on the Vienna Declaration from the European Ministerial Conference on Nutrition and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD), Vienna July 4-5, 2013 and on the WHO Euro Food and Nutrition Action Plan 2014-2020
  • Member, WHO International Steering Committee of the First Global Ministerial Conference on Healthy Lifestyles and Non-Communicable Disease Control, 2010-2011
  • Chair, WHO Euro: European Action Network on Reducing Marketing Pressure on Children, 2008–2015
  • President (President-Elect and Past-President), International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2009–2012
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Joint Programming Initiative (JPI): A healthy diet for a healthy life, EU, 2010–2015
  • Chair, the Norwegian National Council on Nutrition, 2003–2006
  • Chair, Program Committee for Research Program on Public Health, the Norwegian Research Council, 2005
  • Chair, Research Program on Health and Society, the Norwegian Research Council, 2000–2005
  • Chair, the Norwegian National Council on Nutrition and Physical Activity, 1999–2003
  • Member, Technical Steering Committee, Child and Adolescent Health and Development, WHO, Geneva, 1999–2001
  • Chair, Program on Preventive Medicine, The Norwegian Research Council, 1997–2000 

Publications

  • Fismen, Anne-Siri; Smith, Otto Robert Frans; Helleve, Arnfinn; Haug, Ellen Merethe Melingen; Chatelan, Angeline & Kelly, Colette [Show all 14 contributors for this article] (2022). Cross-national variation in the association between family structure and overweight and obesity: Findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged children (HBSC) study. SSM - Population Health. ISSN 2352-8273. 19. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2022.101127.
  • Fismen, Anne-Siri; Galler, Martina; Klepp, Knut Inge; Chatelan, Angeline; Residori, Caroline & Ojala, Kristiina [Show all 17 contributors for this article] (2022). Weight Status and Mental Well-Being Among Adolescents: The Mediating Role of Self-Perceived Body Weight. A Cross-National Survey. Journal of Adolescent Health. ISSN 1054-139X. p. 1–9. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2022.02.010.
  • Oldridge-Turner, Kate; Kokkorou, Margarita; Sing, Fiona; Klepp, Knut Inge; Rutter, Harry & Helleve, Arnfinn [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2022). Promoting Physical Activity Policy: The Development of the MOVING Framework. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. ISSN 1543-3080. 19(4), p. 292–315. doi: 10.1123/jpah.2021-0732.
  • Hendricks, Gaironeesa; Savona, Natalie; Rodriguez, Anaely Aguiar; Alaba, Olufunke; Booley, Sharmilah & Malczyk, Sonia [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2022). Adolescents’ Perspectives on the Drivers of Obesity Using a Group Model Building Approach: A South African Perspective. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). ISSN 1661-7827. 19(4). doi: https%3A/doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19042160. Full text in Research Archive
  • Buoncristiano, Marta; Spinelli, Angela; Williams, Julianne; Nardone, Paola; Rito, Ana I. & García-Solano, Marta [Show all 20 contributors for this article] (2021). Childhood overweight and obesity in Europe: Changes from 2007 to 2017. Obesity Reviews. ISSN 1467-7881. 22. doi: 10.1111/obr.13226. Full text in Research Archive
  • Gebremariam, Mekdes Kebede; Nianogo, Roch A.; Lien, Nanna; Bjelland, Mona; Klepp, Knut Inge & Bergh, Ingunn Holden [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2021). The impact of hypothetical interventions on adiposity in adolescence. Scientific Reports. ISSN 2045-2322. 11. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-90415-z. Full text in Research Archive
  • Flodgren, Gerd Monika; Helleve, Arnfinn; Lobstein, Tim; Rutter, Harry & Klepp, Knut Inge (2020). Primary prevention of overweight and obesity in adolescents: An overview of systematic reviews. Obesity Reviews. ISSN 1467-7881. 21(11). doi: 10.1111/obr.13102. Full text in Research Archive
  • Hovdenak, Ingrid Marie; Stea, Tonje Holte; Twisk, Jos; te Velde, Saskia J.; Klepp, Knut Inge & Bere, Elling Tufte (2019). Tracking of fruit, vegetables and unhealthy snacks consumption from childhood to adulthood (15 year period): does exposure to a free school fruit programme modify the observed tracking? International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. ISSN 1479-5868. 16(22). doi: 10.1186/s12966-019-0783-8. Full text in Research Archive
  • Øvrebø, Bente; Stea, Tonje Holte; te Velde, Saskia J.; Bjelland, Mona; Klepp, Knut Inge & Bere, Elling Tufte (2019). A comprehensive multicomponent school-based educational intervention did not affect fruit and vegetable intake at the 14-year follow-up. Preventive Medicine. ISSN 0091-7435. 121, p. 79–85. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.02.015. Full text in Research Archive
  • Katahoire, Anne Ruhweza; Banura, Cecily; Muhwezi, Wilson Winstons; Bastien, Sheri; Wubs, Annegreet Gera & Klepp, Knut Inge [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2019). Effects of a school-based intervention on frequency and quality of adolescent-parent/caregiver sexuality communication: Results from a randomized-controlled trial in Uganda. Aids and Behavior. ISSN 1090-7165. 23(1), p. 91–104. doi: 10.1007/s10461-018-2249-4. Full text in Research Archive
  • Winpenny, Eleanor; van Sluijs, Esther M F; White, Martin; Klepp, Knut Inge; Wold, Bente & Lien, Nanna (2018). Changes in diet through adolescence and early adulthood: longitudinal trajectories and association with key life transitions. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. ISSN 1479-5868. 15:86. doi: 10.1186/s12966-018-0719-8. Full text in Research Archive
  • Stea, Tonje Holte; Hovdenak, Ingrid Marie; Rønnestad, Jannike Berggren; Rennestraum, Kjersti Hovland; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård & Klepp, Knut Inge [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2018). Effects of 1 y of free school fruit on intake of fruits, vegetables, and unhealthy snacks: 14 y later. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. ISSN 0002-9165. 108. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqy243. Full text in Research Archive
  • Stea, Tonje Holte; Tveter, Eline Tønnesson; te Velde, Saskia J.; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Klepp, Knut Inge & Bere, Elling Tufte (2018). The effect of an extra piece of fruit or vegetables at school on weight status in two generations - 14 years follow-up of the Fruit and Vegetables Makes the Marks study. PLOS ONE. ISSN 1932-6203. 13:e0205498(10). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0205498. Full text in Research Archive
  • Bolt-Evensen, Kathrine; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Stea, Tonje Holte; Klepp, Knut Inge & Bere, Elling (2018). Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and artificially sweetened beverages from childhood to adulthood in relation to socioeconomic status - 15 years follow-up in Norway. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. ISSN 1479-5868. 15:8, p. 1–9. doi: 10.1186/s12966-018-0646-8. Full text in Research Archive
  • Totland, Torunn Holm; Knudsen, Markus Dines; Paulsen, Mari Mohn; Bjelland, Mona; van`t Veer, Pieter & Brug, Johannes [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2017). Correlates of irregular family meal patterns among 11-year-old children from the Pro Children study. Food & Nutrition Research. ISSN 1654-6628. 61. doi: 10.1080/16546628.2017.1339554. Full text in Research Archive
  • Bakken, Inger Johanne; Wensaas, Knut-Arne; Grøneng, Gry Marysol; Fretheim, Atle; Stoltenberg, Camilla & Klepp, Knut Inge [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2017). Russefeiring og eksamenstid – bruk av fastlege og legevakt. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. ISSN 0029-2001. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.17.0158. Full text in Research Archive
  • Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Skare, Øivind; Aase, Annalena; Klepp, Knut Inge & Lien, Nanna (2015). Weight development from age 13 to 30 years and adolescent socioeconomic status: The Norwegian Longitudinal Health Behaviour study. International Journal of Public Health. ISSN 1661-8556. doi: 10.1007/s00038-015-0748-x.
  • Bere, Elling; te Velde, Saskia J.; Småstuen, Milada C; Twisk, Jos & Klepp, Knut Inge (2015). One year of free school fruit in Norway - 7 years of follow-up. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. ISSN 1479-5868. 12(1). doi: 10.1186/s12966-015-0301-6. Full text in Research Archive
  • Muhwezi, Wilson Winstons; Katahoire, Anne Ruhweza; Banura, Cecily; Mugooda, Herbert; Kwesiga, Doris & Bastien, Sheri [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2015). Perceptions and experiences of adolescents, parents and School administrators regarding adolescent-parent communication on sexual and reproductive health issues in urban and rural Uganda. Reproductive Health. ISSN 1742-4755. 12:110. doi: 10.1186/s12978-015-0099-3. Full text in Research Archive
  • Bjelland, Mona; Hausken, Solveig E. Sand; Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Grydeland, May; Klepp, Knut Inge & Andersen, Lene Frost [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2015). Changes in adolescents’ and parents’ intakes of sugar-sweetened beverages, fruit and vegetables after 20 months : results from the HEIA study - a comprehensive, multi-component school-based randomized trial. Food & Nutrition Research. ISSN 1654-6628. 59:25932. doi: 10.3402/fnr.v59.25932.
  • Lien, Nanna; Haerens, L; Te Velde, SJ; Mercken, L; Klepp, Knut Inge & Moore, L [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2014). Exploring subgroup effects by socioeconomic position of three effective school-based dietary interventions: The European TEENAGE project. International Journal of Public Health. ISSN 1661-8556. 59(3), p. 493–502. doi: 10.1007/s00038-013-0524-8.
  • Bere, Elling; Klepp, Knut Inge & Øverby, Nina Cecilie (2014). Free school fruit: Can an extra piece of fruit every school day contribute to the prevention of future weight gain? A cluster randomized trial. Food & Nutrition Research. ISSN 1654-6628. 58. doi: 10.3402/fnr.v58.23194.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Mathews, Catherine; Kaaya, Sylvia; Katahoire, Anne Ruhweza; Onya, Hans & Abraham, Charles [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2014). Promoting sexual and reproductive health among adolescents in southern and eastern Africa (PREPARE): project design and conceptual framework. BMC Public Health. ISSN 1471-2458. 14. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-54. Full text in Research Archive
  • Bergh, Ingunn Holden; van Stralen, Maartje M.; Bjelland, Mona; Grydeland, May; Lien, Nanna & Klepp, Knut Inge [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2014). Post-intervention effects on screen behaviours and mediating effect of parental regulation : the HEalth In Adolescents study – a multi-component school-based randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. ISSN 1471-2458. 14(1). doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-200.
  • Grydeland, May; Bjelland, Mona; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Klepp, Knut Inge; Bergh, Ingunn Holden & Andersen, Lene Frost [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2014). Effects of a 20-month cluster randomised controlled school-based intervention trial on BMI of school-aged boys and girls: The HEIA study. British Journal of Sports Medicine. ISSN 0306-3674. 48(9), p. 768–773. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2013-092284.
  • Totland, Torunn Holm; Gebremariam, Mekdes; Lien, Nanna; Bjelland, Mona; Grydeland, May & Bergh, Ingunn Holden [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2013). Does tracking of dietary behaviours differ by parental education in children during the transition into adolescence? Public Health Nutrition. ISSN 1368-9800. 16(4), p. 673–682. doi: 10.1017/S1368980012003060.
  • Franchini, Bela; Poinhos, Rui; Klepp, Knut Inge & de Almeida, Maria Daniel Vaz (2013). Fruit and vegetables: intake and sociodemographic determinants among Portuguese mothers. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. ISSN 0250-6807. 63(1-2), p. 131–138. doi: 10.1159/000351987.
  • Øverby, Nina Cecilie; Klepp, Knut Inge & Bere, Elling (2013). Changes in screen time activity in Norwegian children from 2001 to 2008: two cross sectional studies. BMC Public Health. ISSN 1471-2458. 13. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-80.
  • Totland, Torunn Holm; Lien, Nanna; Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Bjelland, Mona; Gebremariam, Mekdes & Klepp, Knut Inge [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2013). The relationship between parental education and adolescents’ soft drink intake from the age of 11–13 years, and possible mediating effects of availability and accessibility. British Journal of Nutrition. ISSN 0007-1145. 110(5), p. 926–933. doi: 10.1017/S0007114512005946.
  • Grydeland, May; Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Bjelland, Mona; Lien, Nanna; Andersen, Lene Frost & Ommundsen, Yngvar [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2013). Intervention effects on physical activity: the HEIA study - a cluster randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. ISSN 1479-5868. 10. doi: 10.1186/1479-5868-10-17.
  • Grydeland, May; Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Bjelland, Mona; Lien, Nanna; Andersen, Lene Frost & Ommundsen, Yngvar [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2012). Correlates of weight status among Norwegian 11-year-olds: The HEIA study. BMC Public Health. ISSN 1471-2458. 12. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-1053.
  • Øverby, Nina Cecilie; Klepp, Knut Inge & Bere, Elling (2012). Introduction of a school fruit program is associated with reduced frequency of consumption of unhealthy snacks. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. ISSN 0002-9165. 96(5), p. 1100–1103. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.111.033399.
  • Franchini, B.; Poinhos, R.; Klepp, Knut Inge & de Almeida, M.D.V. (2012). Contribution of vegetable soup to total vegetables intake and its determinants among mothers in Portugal. British Food Journal. ISSN 0007-070X. 114(8-9), p. 1325–1338. doi: 10.1108/00070701211258853.
  • Gebremariam, Mekdes; Andersen, Lene Frost; Bjelland, Mona; Klepp, Knut Inge; Totland, Torunn Holm & Bergh, Ingunn Holden [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2012). Does the school food environment influence the dietary behaviours of Norwegian 11-year-olds? The HEIA study. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. ISSN 1403-4948. 40(5), p. 491–497. doi: 10.1177/1403494812454948.
  • Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Bjelland, Mona; Grydeland, May; Lien, Nanna; Andersen, Lene Frost & Klepp, Knut Inge [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2012). Mid-way and post-intervention effects on potential determinants of physical activity and sedentary behavior, results of the HEIA study - a multi-component school-based randomized trial. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. ISSN 1479-5868. 9. doi: 10.1186/1479-5868-9-63.
  • Mathews, Cathy; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Grimsrud, Anna; Flisher, Alan J.; Kaaya, Sylvia & Onya, Hans [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2012). Effects of the SATZ teacher-led school HIV prevention programmes on adolescent sexual behaviour: cluster randomised controlled trials in three sub-Saharan African sites. International Health. ISSN 1876-3413. 4(2), p. 111–122. doi: 10.1016/j.inhe.2012.02.001.
  • Kvaavik, Elisabeth; Glymour, Maria; Klepp, Knut Inge; Tell, Grethe S & Batty, G. David (2012). Parental education as a predictor of offspring behavioural and physiological cardiovascular disease risk factors. European Journal of Public Health. ISSN 1101-1262. 22(4), p. 544–550. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckr106.
  • Stea, Tonje Holte; Øverby, Nina Cecilie; Klepp, Knut Inge & Bere, Elling (2012). Changes in beverage consumption in Norwegian children from 2001 to 2008. Public Health Nutrition. ISSN 1368-9800. 15(3), p. 379–385. doi: 10.1017/S1368980011001959.
  • Krølner, Rikke; Rasmussen, Mette; Brug, Johannes; Klepp, Knut Inge; Wind, Marianne & Due, Pernille (2011). Determinants of fruit and vegetable consumption among children and adolescents: a review of the literature. Part II: qualitative studies. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. ISSN 1479-5868. 8. doi: 10.1186/1479-5868-8-112.
  • Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Grydeland, May; Bjelland, Mona; Lien, Nanna; Andersen, Lene Frost & Klepp, Knut Inge [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2011). Personal and social-environmental correlates of objectively measured physical activity in Norwegian pre-adolescent children. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. ISSN 0905-7188. 21(6), p. E315–E324. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2011.01295.x.
  • Bjelland, Mona; Lien, Nanna; Grydeland, May; Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred & Ommundsen, Yngvar [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2011). Intakes and perceived home availability of sugar-sweetened beverages, fruit and vegetables as reported by mothers, fathers and adolescents in the HEIA (HEalth In Adolescents) study. Public Health Nutrition. ISSN 1368-9800. 14(12), p. 2156–2165. doi: 10.1017/S1368980011000917.
  • Franchini, Bela; Poinhos, Rui; Klepp, Knut Inge & de Almeida, Maria Daniel Vaz (2011). Association between parenting styles and own fruit and vegetable consumption among Portuguese mothers of school children. British Journal of Nutrition. ISSN 0007-1145. 106(6), p. 931–935. doi: 10.1017/S0007114511001048.
  • Hilsen, Marit; van Stralen, Maartje M.; Klepp, Knut Inge & Bere, Elling (2011). Changes in 10-12 year old's fruit and vegetable intake in Norway from 2001 to 2008 in relation to gender and socioeconomic status - a comparison of two cross-sectional groups. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. ISSN 1479-5868. 8. doi: 10.1186/1479-5868-8-108.
  • Velde, Saskia J. te; Veerman, J. Lennert; Tak, Nannah I.; Bosmans, Judith E.; Klepp, Knut Inge & Brug, Johannes (2011). Modeling the long term health outcomes and cost-effectiveness of two interventions promoting fruit and vegetable intake among schoolchildren. Economics and Human Biology. ISSN 1570-677X. 9(1), p. 14–22. doi: 10.1016/j.ehb.2010.09.001.
  • Bjelland, Mona; Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Grydeland, May; Klepp, Knut Inge; Andersen, Lene Frost & Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2011). Changes in adolescents' intake of sugar-sweetened beverages and sedentary behaviour: Results at 8 month mid-way assessment of the HEIA study - a comprehensive, multi-component school-based randomized trial. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. ISSN 1479-5868. 8. doi: 10.1186/1479-5868-8-63.
  • Øverby, Nina Cecilie; Stea, Tonje Holte; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Klepp, Knut Inge & Bere, Elling (2011). Changes in meal pattern among Norwegian children from 2001 to 2008. Public Health Nutrition. ISSN 1368-9800. 14(9), p. 1549–1554. doi: 10.1017/S1368980010003599.
  • Helleve, Arnfinn; Flisher, Alan J.; Onya, Hans; Mathews, Catherine; Aarø, Leif Edvard & Klepp, Knut Inge (2011). The association between students' perceptions of a caring teacher and sexual initiation. A study among South African high school students. Health Education Research. ISSN 0268-1153. 26(5), p. 847–858. doi: 10.1093/her/cyr031.
  • Madar , Ahmed Ali; Klepp, Knut Inge & Meyer, Haakon E (2011). The effect of tailor-made information on vitamin D status of immigrant mothers in Norway: a cluster randomized controlled trial. Maternal & Child Nutrition. ISSN 1740-8695. 7(1), p. 92–99. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-8709.2009.00238.x.
  • Helleve, Arnfinn; Flisher, Alan J; Onya, Hans; Mukoma, Wanjiru & Klepp, Knut Inge (2011). Can any teacher teach sexuality and HIV/AIDS? Perspectives of South African Life Orientation teachers. Sex Education : Sexuality, Society and Learning. ISSN 1468-1811. 11(1), p. 13–26. doi: 10.1080/14681811.2011.538143.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Breivik, Kyrre; Klepp, Knut Inge; Kaaya, Sylvia; Onya, Hans & Wubs, Annegreet Gera [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2011). An HIV/AIDS knowledge scale for adolescents: item response theory analyses based on data from a study in South Africa and Tanzania. Health Education Research. ISSN 0268-1153. 26(2), p. 212–224. doi: 10.1093/her/cyq086.
  • Bere, Elling; Klepp, Knut Inge & Hilsen, Marit (2010). Effect of the nationwide free school fruit scheme in Norway. British Journal of Nutrition. ISSN 0007-1145. 104(4), p. 589–594. doi: 10.1017/S0007114510000814.
  • Wind, Marianne; te Velde, Saskia J; Brug, Johannes; Sandvik, Camilla & Klepp, Knut Inge (2010). Direct and indirect association between environmental factors and fruit intake, mediation bypsychosocial factors: the Pro Children study. Public Health Nutrition. ISSN 1368-9800. 13(10A), p. 1736–1745. doi: 10.1017/S1368980010002302.
  • van der Sluis, Maria; Lien, Nanna; Twisk, Jos WR; Steenhuis, Ingrid HM; Bere, Elling Tufte & Klepp, Knut Inge [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2010). Longitudinal associations of energy balance-related behaviours and cross-sectional associations of clusters and body mass index in Norwegian adolescents. Public Health Nutrition. ISSN 1368-9800. 13(10A), p. 1716–1721. doi: 10.1017/S1368980010002272.
  • Leyna, Germana Henry; Mmbaga, Elia John; Mnyika, Kagoma S; Hussain, Akhtar & Klepp, Knut Inge (2010). Food insecurity is associated with food consumption patterns and anthropometric measures but not serum micronutrient levels in adults in rural Tanzania. Public Health Nutrition. ISSN 1368-9800. 13(9), p. 1438–1444. doi: 10.1017/S1368980010000327.
  • de Gouw, L; Klepp, Knut Inge; Vignerová, Jana; Lien, Nanna; Steenhuis, Ingrid HM & Wind, Marianne (2010). Associations between diet and (in)activity behaviours with overweight and obesity among 10-18-year-old Czech Republic adolescents. Public Health Nutrition. ISSN 1368-9800. 13(10A), p. 1701–1707. doi: 10.1017/S1368980010002259.
  • Brug, Johannes; Lien, Nanna; Klepp, Knut Inge & van Lenthe, Frank J (2010). Exploring overweight, obesity and their behavioural correlates among children and adolescents: results from the Health-promotion through Obesity Prevention across Europe project. Public Health Nutrition. ISSN 1368-9800. 13(10A), p. 1676–1679. doi: 10.1017/S1368980010002211.
  • Lien, Nanna; Henriksen, Hege; Nymoen, Lena Lie; Wind, Marianne & Klepp, Knut Inge (2010). Availability of data assessing the prevalence and trends of overweight and obesity among European adolescents. Public Health Nutrition. ISSN 1368-9800. 13(10A), p. 1680–1687. doi: 10.1017/S1368980010002223.
  • Lien, Nanna; Bjelland, Mona; Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Grydeland, May; Anderssen, Sigmund A. & Ommundsen, Yngvar [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2010). Design of a 20-month comprehensive, multicomponent school-based randomised trial to promote healthy weight development among 11-13 year olds: The HEalth In Adolescents study. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. ISSN 1403-4948. 38, p. 38–51. doi: 10.1177/1403494810379894.
  • Ezekiel, Mangi Job; Talle, Aud; Mnyika, Kagoma S & Klepp, Knut Inge (2010). Social geography of risk: The role of time, place and antiretroviral therapy in conceptions about the sexual risk of HIV in Kahe, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift. ISSN 0029-1951. 64(1), p. 48–57. doi: 10.1080/00291950903557670.
  • Brug, Johannes; Velde, ST; Chinapaw, MJM; Bere, Elling Tufte; Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse de & Moore, H. [Show all 16 contributors for this article] (2010). Evidence-based development of school-based and family-involved prevention of overweight across Europe: The ENERGY-project's design and conceptual framework. BMC Public Health. ISSN 1471-2458. 10. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-276.
  • Sandvik, Camilla; Gjestad, Rolf; Samdal, Oddrun; Brug, Hans; Brug, Johannes & Klepp, Knut-Inge (2010). Does socio-economic status moderate the associations between psychosocial predictors and fruit intake in schoolchildren? The Pro Children Study. Health Education Research. ISSN 0268-1153. 25(1), p. 121–134. doi: 10.1093/her/cyp055.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard & Klepp, Knut-Inge (2009). Helserelatert atferd og livsstil i kontekst. In Klepp, Knut-Inge & Aarø, Leif Edvard (Ed.), Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-32552-4. p. 19–42.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Klepp, Knut-Inge & Stigen, Ole Trygve (2009). Lokalt folkehelsearbeid rettet mot ungdom - Hemil-modellen. In Klepp, Knut-Inge & Aarø, Leif Edvard (Ed.), Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-32552-4. p. 360–381.
  • Ezekiel, Mangi Job; Talle, A; Juma, James M. & Klepp, Knut Inge (2009). "When in the body, it makes you look fat and HIV negative": The constitution of antiretroviral therapy in local discourse among youth in Kahe, Tanzania. Social Science and Medicine. ISSN 0277-9536. 69, p. 1–8.
  • Helleve, Arnfinn; Flisher, Alan J.; Onya, Hans; Mukoma, Wanjiru & Klepp, Knut-Inge (2009). South African teachers' reflections on the impact of culture on their teaching of sexuality and HIV/AIDS. Culture, Health and Sexuality. ISSN 1369-1058. 11(2), p. 189–204. doi: 10.1080/13691050802562613.
  • Mmbaga, Elia John; Leyna, Germana Henry; Mnyika, KS; Hussain, Akhtar & Klepp, Knut Inge (2009). Prevalence and predictors of failure to return for HIV-1 post-test counseling in the era of antiretroviral therapy in rural Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: challenges and opportunities. AIDS Care. ISSN 0954-0121. 21(2), p. 160–167. doi: 10.1080/09540120801982905.
  • Madar, AA; Klepp, KI & Meyer, Haakon E (2009). Effect of free vitamin D-2 drops on serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D in infants with immigrant origin: a cluster randomized controlled trial. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. ISSN 0954-3007. 63(4), p. 478–484. doi: 10.1038/sj.ejcn.1602982.
  • Kvaavik, Elisabeth; Klepp, Knut-Inge; Tell, Grethe S; Meyer, Haakon E & Batty, G David (2009). Physical fitness and physical activity at age 13 years as predictors of cardiovascular disease risk factors at ages 15, 25, 33, and 40 years: Extended follow-up of the Oslo Youth Study. Pediatrics. ISSN 0031-4005. 123(1), p. E80–E86. doi: 10.1542/peds.2008-1118.
  • Krølner, R.; Due, Pernille; Rasmussen, Mette; Damsgaard, Mogens Trab; Holstein, Bjørn E & Klepp, Knut Inge [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2009). Does school environment affect 11-year-olds' fruit and vegetable intake in Denmark? Social Science and Medicine. ISSN 0277-9536. 68(8), p. 1416–1424. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.01.022.
  • Helleve, Arnfinn; Flisher, Alan J.; Onya, Hans; Kaaya, Sylvia; Mukoma, Wanjiru & Swai, Caroline [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2009). Teachers' confidence in teaching HIV/AIDS and sexuality in South African and Tanzanian schools. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. ISSN 1403-4948. 37, p. 55–64. doi: 10.1177/1403494808095085.
  • Bastien, Sheri; Leshabari, MT & Klepp, Knut Inge (2009). Exposure to information and communication about HIV/AIDS and perceived credibility of information sources among young people in northern Tanzania. African Journal of AIDS Research. ISSN 1608-5906. 8(2), p. 213–222. doi: 10.2989/AJAR.2009.8.2.9.861.
  • Schaalma, Herman; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Flisher, Alan J; Mathews, Catherine; Kaaya, Sylvia & Onya, Hans [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2009). Correlates of intention to use condoms among Sub-Saharan African youth: The applicability of the theory of planned behaviour. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. ISSN 1403-4948. 37, p. 87–91. doi: 10.1177/1403494808090632.
  • Mukoma, Wanjiru; Flisher, Alan J; Helleve, Arnfinn; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Mathews, Catherine & Kaaya, Sylvia [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2009). Development and test-retest reliability of a research instrument designed to evaluate school-based HIV/AIDS interventions in South Africa and Tanzania. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. ISSN 1403-4948. 37, p. 7–15. doi: 10.1177/1403494809103995.

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  • Klepp, Knut Inge (2021). Ungdom og kriser. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. ISSN 0029-2001. 141(13). doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.21.0637.
  • Bolt-Evensen, Kathrine; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Stea, Tonje Holte; Klepp, Knut Inge & Bere, Elling (2017). Consumption of artificially sweetened beverages from childhood to adulthood.
  • Tveter, ElineTønnesson; Stea, Tonje Holte; te Velde, Saskia J.; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Klepp, Knut Inge & Bere, Elling (2017). One year of free school fruit. Results on weight status of two generations fifteen years later, 15 years later.
  • Rønnestad, Jannike; Stea, Tonje Holte; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Klepp, Knut Inge & Bere, Elling (2017). One year of free school fruit. Results on unhealthy snacks fifteen years later.
  • Rennestraum, Kjersti Hovland; Stea, Tonje Holte; Vik, Frøydis Nordgård; Klepp, Knut Inge & Bere, Elling (2017). One year of free school fruit. Results on fruit and vegetable intake, 15 years later.
  • Helleve, Arnfinn & Klepp, Knut Inge (2017). Trådlaus og sårbar ungdom? Helserelevansen ved bruken av sosiale medium. In Klepp, Knut Inge & Aarø, Leif Edvard (Ed.), Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-46398-1. p. 399–410.
  • Klepp, Knut Inge & Lien, Nanna (2017). Overvekt og fedme: den tunge folkehelseutfordringen. In Klepp, Knut Inge & Aarø, Leif Edvard (Ed.), Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-46398-1. p. 255–270.
  • Klepp, Knut Inge; Hildonen, Christina & Andersen, Lene Frost (2017). Ungdom, kosthold og ernæring. In Klepp, Knut Inge & Aarø, Leif Edvard (Ed.), Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-46398-1. p. 235–254.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard & Klepp, Knut Inge (2017). Bruk av tobakk: et tilbakelagt kapittel? In Klepp, Knut Inge & Aarø, Leif Edvard (Ed.), Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-46398-1. p. 185–207.
  • Rossow, Ingeborg & Klepp, Knut Inge (2017). Rusmiddelforebyggende arbeid. In Klepp, Knut Inge & Aarø, Leif Edvard (Ed.), Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-46398-1. p. 152–167.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard & Klepp, Knut Inge (2017). Hva former vår helserelaterte atferd? In Klepp, Knut Inge & Aarø, Leif Edvard (Ed.), Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-46398-1. p. 38–62.
  • Klepp, Knut Inge; Stigen, Ole Trygve & Aarø, Leif Edvard (2017). Folkehelse og folkehelsearbeid blant barn og unge i Norge. In Klepp, Knut Inge & Aarø, Leif Edvard (Ed.), Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-46398-1. p. 17–37.
  • Valle, Ann-Karin; Røysamb, Espen & Klepp, Knut Inge (2014). Positive Emotions, Sexual Self-Concepts and Contraceptive use among adolescent girls in Norway.
  • Totland, Torunn Holm; Lien, Nanna; Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Bjelland, Mona; Gebremariam, Mekdes Kebede & Klepp, Knut Inge [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2013). Prediction of parental education on adolescents’ soft drink intake, and mediation effects of availability and accessibility at home.
  • Grydeland, May; Bjelland, Mona; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Klepp, Knut Inge; Bergh, Ingunn Holden & Andersen, Lene Frost [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2013). Intervention effect on BMI in adolescent girls: The HEalth in Adolescents (HEIA) Study – A school-­based two-­year cluster randomized trial.
  • te Velde, S; Veerman, S.; Tak, Nannah I.; Bosmans, J.; Klepp, Knut Inge & Brug, J. (2012). Long term health outcomes and cost-effectiveness of two dietary school-based interventions among 11-year-old children. Psychology and Health. ISSN 0887-0446. 27, p. 127–128.
  • Bastien, Sheri; Wubs, Annegreet Gera; Onya, Hans; Masatu, Melkiori C.; Helleve, Arnfinn & Klepp, Knut Inge (2012). Forced sex and HIV risk behaviors among secondary school students in South Africa and Tanzania.
  • Mmbaga, E.; Helleve, Arnfinn; Leyna, G.; Masatu, M.; Onya, H. & Klepp, Knut Inge (2011). MULTIPLE CONCURRENT SEXUAL PARTNERSHIPS AMONG ADOLESCENTS IN TANZANIA AND SOUTH AFRICA: A COMPARISON BETWEEN AREAS WITH CONTRASTING LEVEL OF HIV MAGNITUDE. Sexually Transmitted Infections. ISSN 1368-4973. 87, p. A190–A191. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2011-050108.213.
  • Yngve, Agneta; Lynch, Christel; Ehrenblad, Bettina; Lien, Nanna & Klepp, Knut Inge (2010). Pro greens - a fruit and vegetable promotion project in eleven European countries. Public Health Nutrition. ISSN 1368-9800. p. 21–27.
  • Lien, Nanna; Hallén, Ninna; Roos, Eva; Ray, Carola; Karlsson, Christina & Santiago, Raquel Izquierdo de [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2010). Developing a low cost, sustainable school-based intervention to promote fruit and vegetables: the pro greens project. Public Health Nutrition. ISSN 1368-9800.
  • Coebergh, J; de Vries, E; Soerjomataram, I; Barendregt, J; Oenema, A & Lemmens, VE [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2009). Scenarios for Cancer prevention in Europe: the Eurocadet project. European Journal of Cancer. ISSN 0959-8049. 7(2), p. 64–65.
  • Bjarnholt, C; Yngve, Agneta; Krawinkel, M; Kristjansdottir, AG; Ribic, CH & de Almeida, MDV [Show all 21 contributors for this article] (2009). PROGREENS - PROMOTION OF FRUIT AND VEGETABLE INTAKE IN SCHOOL CHILDREN ACROSS EUROPE. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. ISSN 0250-6807. 55, p. 504–504.
  • Flisher, A.J. & Klepp, Knut Inge (2009). School-based HIV/AIDS prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. ISSN 1403-4948. 37, p. 4–6. doi: 10.1177/1403494809105409.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Vedaa, Øystein; Bruun, Tone; Nilsen, Thomas Sevenius; Johansen, Rune & Knapstad, Marit [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2021). Koronaatferd og landbakgrunn i fire fylker. Etterlevelse og holdninger til offisiellesmittevernråd, opplevd engstelse, psykiske plager og endringer i sosiale kontakter etter landbakgrunn. Resultater fra undersøkelser i fire fylker under koronapandemien. Folkehelseinstituttet, Område for psykisk og fysisk helse, Avdeling for helsefremmende arbeid. ISSN 978-82-8406-202-0. Full text in Research Archive
  • Klepp, Knut Inge; Lund-Blix, Nicolai Andre; Nystad, Wenche; Ekelund, Ulf; Andersen, SA & Belander, O [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2017). Nasjonale landsrepresentative kartlegginger av fysisk aktivitet, fysisk form og tid i ro. Rapport fra arbeidsgruppen mars 2017 . Folkehelseinstituttet. ISSN 978-828082-845-3. Full text in Research Archive

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