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Research Fellow
Andreas Åvitsland { "honorific-suffix": "Research Fellow", "fn": "Andreas Åvitsland", "tel": "Telephone: +47 51834503", "email": "andreas.avitsland@uis.no" }

Faculty Faculty of Arts and Education
Department Department of Education and Sports Science
Room HG N-317

Andreas Åvitsland is a research fellow and PhD candidate in sports and physical activity at the University of Stavanger. His PhD project is in association to the national school improvement study School in Motion. The study investigates how increased physical activity and physical education can affect health, learning and learning environment in lower secondary school.

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Selected publications

Research in progress

The following papers are to be published, in relation to the School in Motion study:

1. The association between physical fitness and mental health in Norwegian adolescents.
2. The effect of two different school based physical activity interventions on Norwegian adolescents' mental health.
3. The effect of two different school based physical activity interventions on Norwegian adolescents' attitudes toward PE.
4. Introducing the "Don't worry, be happy" PA intervention: a study of implementation

Work experience

Scientific publications (from Cristin)

  • Åvitsland, Andreas (2019). A new approach to school time physical activity: The "Don't worry, be happy" intervention model. ICSEI; 2019-01-08 - 2019-01-12.
  • Åvitsland, Andreas (2018). Associations between physical fitness and mental health in 13-14-year-olds – a reason to increase physical activity in school?. NAFOL; 2018-10-22 - 2018-10-24.
  • Åvitsland, Andreas (2018). School in Motion - en presentasjon for lærere. Sola Kommune; 2018-05-07.
  • Åvitsland, Andreas; Leibinger, Eva; Lerum, Øystein; Malnes, Lena; Solberg, Runar Barstad; Dyrstad, Sindre Mikal (2018). Sammenhengen mellom fysisk form og psykisk helse hos norske 13-14-åringer. NFFs faggruppe for idrettsfysioterapi og aktivitetsmedisin; 2018-11-09 - 2018-11-11.