• Association between regular exercise and excessive newborn birth weight 

      Owe, Katrine M.; Nystad, Wenche; Bø, Kari (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009-10)
      OBJECTIVE: To estimate the association between regular exercise before and during pregnancy and excessive newborn birth weight. METHODS: Using data from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study, 36,869 singleton ...
    • Cancer risk in Norwegian world class athletes 

      Robsahm, Trude Eid; Hestvik, Unn Elisabeth; Veierød, Marit B.; Fagerlie, Arne; Nystad, Wenche; Engebretsen, Lars; Tretli, Steinar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010-06-11)
      Background: Physical activity appears to be inversely related to cancer risk, although the evidence is convincing for colon cancer only. As physical activity levels are difficult to measure in the general population, ...
    • Correlates of regular exercise during pregnancy: the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study 

      Owe, Katrine M.; Nystad, Wenche; Bø, Kari (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2008-07-08)
      The aims of this study were to describe the level of exercise during pregnancy and to assess factors associated with regular exercise. Using data from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study conducted by the Norwegian ...
    • Early life risk factors for childhood obesity - Does physical activity modify the associations?: The MoBa cohort study 

      Bernhardsen, Guro Pauck; Stensrud, Trine; Nystad, Wenche; Dalene, Knut Eirik; Kolle, Elin; Ekelund, Ulf (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objectives: High maternal pre‐pregnancy body mass index (BMI), high birth weight, and rapid infant weight gain are associated with increased risk of childhood obesity. We examined whether moderate‐to‐vigorous physical ...
    • Recreational physical activity and the risk of preeclampsia: a prospective cohort of Norwegian women 

      Magnus, Per; Trogstad, Lill; Owe, Katrine M.; Olsen, Sjurdur F.; Nystad, Wenche (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2008-08-13)
      Previous case-control studies suggest that recreational physical activity protects against preeclampsia. Using a prospective design, the authors estimated the risk of preeclampsia for pregnant women according to level of ...