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  • Hjálmarsdóttir, Martha Ásdís; Quirk, Sigríður Júlía; Haraldsson, Gunnsteinn; Erlendsdóttir, Helga; Haraldsson, Ásgeir; Kristinsson, Karl G. (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017-01-26)
    Background Information on pneumococcal serotype distribution before vaccination is a prerequisite for evaluation of vaccine effect. The aim was to investigate the prevalence of pneumococcal serotypes isolated from middle ear (ME), lower respiratory ...
  • Haga, Monika; Tortella, Patrizia; Asonitou, Katerina; Charitou, Sophia; Koutsouki, Dimitra; Fumagalli, Guido; Sigmundsson, Hermundur (SAGE Publications, 2018-04)
    Motor development is affected by maturation and growth but also influenced by the specific environmental and cultural context. Therefore, cross-cultural research can provide information about how different cultural contexts, lifestyles, and physical ...
  • Egilson, Snæfrídur Thóra; Traustadottir, Rannveig; Ingólfsdóttir, Jóna G. (SAGE Publications, 2017-06-22)
    This paper outlines the reported discrepancies between the aims of the welfare services in Iceland and the experiences of parents raising young children with intellectual disabilities. Prevailing views on disability and service delivery were also ...
  • Olafsdottir, Steingerdur; Berg, Christina (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2017-08-29)
    Objective: Exposure to advertisements cannot fully explain the associations between young children’s dietary intake and the time they spend in front of the television. It is therefore of importance to study television content other than advertisements ...
  • Sigmundsson, Hermundur; Dybfest Eriksen, Adrian; Ofteland, Greta S.; Haga, Monika (Frontiers Media SA, 2018-03-08)
    Literacy is the cornerstone of a primary school education and enables the intellectual and social development of young children. Letter-sound knowledge has been identified as critical for developing proficiency in reading. This study explored the ...
  • Einarsson, Ingi Þór; Daly, Daniel; Arngrímsson, Sigurbjörn Árni; Jóhannsson, Erlingur (Læknafélag Íslands, Læknafélag Reykjavíkur, 2015-04-01)
    Lítið er vitað um hreyfingu, holdafar og áhættuþætti fyrir ýmsum hjarta-, æða- og efnaskiptasjúkdómum á meðal barna með þroskahömlun. Tilgangur þessarar rannsóknar var að kanna líkamlegt ástand grunnskólabarna með þroskahömlun. Efniviður og ...
  • Hlodversdottir, Heidrun; Þorsteinsdóttir, Harpa; Þórðardóttir, Edda Björk; Njardvik, Urdur; Pétursdóttir, Guðrún; Hauksdóttir, Arna (Informa UK Limited, 2018-03-05)
    Background: More than 500 million people worldwide live within exposure range of an active volcano and children are a vulnerable subgroup of such exposed populations. However, studies on the effects of volcanic eruptions on children’s health beyond the ...
  • Sævarsson, Elvar Smári; Svansdottir, Erla; Sveinsson, Thorarinn; Asgeirsdottir, Tinna Laufey; Arngrímsson, Sigurbjörn Árni; Johannsson, Erlingur (SAGE Publications, 2017-06-30)
    Aims: The aims of this study were to study the correlation between lifestyle-related factors, such as organized leisure-time sport participation (OLSP), cardiorespiratory fitness, and adiposity, and academic achievement among preadolescents. Methods: ...