Professor Stephen Seiler
Ph.D Exercise Physiology, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, May, 1995
M.S. Exercise Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, June, 1989
B.S. Kinesiology-Exercise Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, May, 1987 (with Highest Honors, Magna Cum Laude)
2016- Vice Rector for Research and Innovation, University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway
2011-15 Dean, Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway
2006-present Professor, Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway
2011-2015 Senior Research Consultant, Norwegian Olympic Federation, Oslo, Norway
2002-2011 Clinical Research Consultant, Sørlandet Regional Hospital, Research Unit, Kristiansand, Norway
2001-2006 Full-time appointment Associate Professor, Faculty of Health and Sport, Agder University College, Kristiansand, Norway
1997-2001 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health and Sport, Agder University College, Kristiansand, Norway (20%-50% appointment).
1997-2001 Senior Research Consultant, Agder Research Foundation, Kristiansand, Norway (50% appointment)
1994-1995 Graduate Teaching Assistant,
1993 Presidential Research Fellow, University of Texas at Austin
1992 Presidential Research Fellow, University of Texas at Austin
1989-1991 Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Austin,
1987-1989 Graduate Research Assistant, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas
Google Scholar: h-index 30, i10 index: 54
Citations 2012-2017: 2502
ResearchGate: RG score 44.18, Reads: ~113,000
85. Haugen T, Seiler S. “Citius, Altius Fortius and competitive balance: the Olympic medal chase has gotten more crowded” To be submitted to PLoS One 2017.
84. Haugen, T, Paulsen G, Seiler S, Sandbakk Ø. New Records in Human Power. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance Online Early August 2017. DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2017-0441
83. Sylta Ø, Tønnessen E, Sandbakk Ø, Hammarström D, Danielsen J, Skovereng K, Rønnestad BR, Seiler S. Effects of HIT on Physiological and Hormonal Adaptions in Well-Trained Cyclists. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 01/2017; DOI:10.1249/MSS.0000000000001214
82. Seiler S, Sylta Ø. How Does Interval Training Prescription Impact Physiological and Perceptual Responses? International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance 12:1-22, 2017; DOI:10.1123/ijspp.2016-0464
81. Vassbakk-Brovold K, Kersten C, Fegran L, Mjåland O, Mjåland S, Seiler S, Berntsen S. Cancer patients participating in a lifestyle intervention during chemotherapy greatly over-report their physical activity level: a validation study. BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 12/2016; 8(1), DOI:10.1186/s13102-016-0035-z
80. Foster C, Anholm JD, Best T, Boullosa D, Cress ML, de Koning JJ, Goncalves C, Hahn C, Lucia A, Porcari JP, Pyne D, Rodriguez-Marroyo JA, Seiler S: Scientific Discovery and its Role in Sports Science. Kinesiology 11/2016; 48(2).
79. Sylta Ø, Tønnessen E, Sandbakk Ø, Hammarström D, Danielsen J, Skovereng K, Ravn T, Rønnestad BR, Sandbakk Ø, Seiler S. The Effect of Different High-Intensity Periodization Models on Endurance Adaptations. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 06/2016; DOI:10.1249/MSS.0000000000001007
78. Vindholmen S, Hoigaard R, Haugen T, Seiler S. Does mindfulness affect participants’ response to a vocational rehabilitation program? Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine: An Open Access Journal. 4(1) 2016. DOI:
77. Hetlelid KJ, Plews, DJ, Herold E, Laursen PB, Seiler S. Rethinking the role of fat oxidation: substrate utilisation during high-intensity interval training in well-trained and recreationally trained runners. British Medical Journal Open 2015. E000047. DOI: 10.1136/bmjsem-2015-000047.
76. Vindholmen S, Haugen T, Høigaard R, Seiler S. What distinguishes responders from nonresponders to a vocational rehabilitation program?, Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, 2015. 3:1, 263-280, DOI: 10.1080/21642850.2015.1088388
75. Esteve J, Muñoz I, Seiler S, Alcocer A, Carr N. Specific intensity for peaking: is race pace the best option? Asian J Sports Med. 2015 September; 6(3): e24900. DOI: 10.5812/asjsm.24900
74. Haugen TA, Seiler S. Physical and physiological testing of soccer players: why, what and how should we measure? Sportscience 19:10-26. 2015. sportsci.org/2015/ TH.htm
73. Haugen TA, Tønnessen E, Øksenholt Ø, Haugen FL, Paulsen G, Enoksen E. Seiler S. Sprint conditioning of junior soccer players: effects of training intensity and technique supervision. PLoS One 10(3) March 2015. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121827.
72. Haugen TA, Tønnessen E, Seiler S. Correction factors for photocell sprint timing with flying start. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 10:1055-1057, 2015.
71. Tønnessen E, Haugen TA, Hem E, Leirstein S, Seiler S. Maximal aerobic capacity in the winter olympic endurance disciplines: olympic medal benchmarks for the time period 1990-2013. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 10:835-839. 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2014-0431
70. Brovold KV, Berntsen S, Fegran L, Lian H, Mjåland O, Mjåland S, Seiler S, Kersten C. Individualized comprehensive lifestyle intervention in patients undergoing chemotherapy with curative or palliative intent: who participates? PLoS One
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131355. July 2015.
69. Haugen TA, Tønnessen E, Leirstein S, Hem E, Seiler S. Not quite so fast: effect of training at 90% sprint speed on maximal and repeated-sprint ability in soccer players. J. Sport Sciences. 32(20): DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2014.976248. 2014
68. Haugen TA, Tønnessen E, Seiler S. Physical and physiological characteristics of male handball players: influence of playing position and competitive level. J Sports Med. Phys. Fitness. 56(1). 2014
67. Foster C, Seiler S, Coutts A, Halson S, Impellizerri F, de Koning J, Leithhauser RM, McGuigan M, Mujika, I, Pyne D, Beneke R. Bengt Saltin-A role model for more than a generation of scientists. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 9(6):897-898. 2014
66. Haugen T, Tønnessen E, Seiler S. 9.58 and 10.49: Nearing the citius end for 100m?
Int J Sports Physiol Perform., 10:269-272. 2015.
65. Tønnessen E, Sylta Ø, Haugen TA, Hem E, Svendsen IS, Seiler S. The Road to Gold: training and peaking characteristics in the year prior to a gold medal endurance performance. PloS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101796. 2014.
64. Tønnessen E, Svendsen IS, Rønnestad BR, Hisdal J, Haugen TA, Seiler S. The annual training periodization of eight world champions in orienteering. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 10(1):29-38. 2015.
63. Vindholmen S, Høigaard R, Espnes GA, Seiler S. Return to work after vocational rehabilitation: does mindfulness matter? Psychology Research and Behavior Management. 7:77-88. 2014.
62. Shalfawi SAI, Seiler S, Tønnessen E, Haugen TA. Aspects of shooting velocity in Norwegian elite handball. Serbian Journal Sports Sciences. 8(1), 34-40, 2014.
61. Haugen TA, Tønnessen E, Svendsen IS, Seiler S. Sprint time differences between single and dual beamed timing systems. J. Strength and Conditioning Research. 28(8):2376-2379, 2014.
60. Seiler S. Invited Commentary: Same Citius, Altius, Fortius . . . More Women, Crashes, and McTwists? Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 9:122-137, 2014.
59. Sylta Ø, Tønnessen E, Seiler S. From Heart-Rate Data to Training Quantification: A Comparison of 3 Methods of Training-Intensity Analysis. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 9:100-107, 2014.
58. Seiler S, Beneke R. I is for International and S is for Sport! Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 9:2-4, 2014.
57. Sylta Ø, Tønnesen E, Seiler S. Do Elite Endurance Athletes Report Their Training Accurately? Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 9:85-92, 2014.
56. Munoz I, Cejuela R, Seiler S, Larumbe E, Esteve-Lanao J. Training Intensity Distribution During an Ironman Season: Relationship With Competition Performance. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 9: 332-339, 2014.
55. Haugen T. Høigaard R, Seiler S. Normative data of BMI and physical fitness in a Norwegian sample of early adolescents. Scandinavian J. Public Health. 42(1): 67-73, 2014. DOI: 10.1177/1403494813504502
54. Haugen TA, Tønnesen E, Hem E, Leirstein S, Seiler S. VO2 max Characteristics of Elite Female Soccer Players 1989-2007. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 9(3):515-521, 2014.
53. Haugen T, Tønnesen E, Hisdal J, Seiler S. The role and development of sprinting speed in soccer. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 9(3):432-441. 2014
52. Munoz I, Seiler S, Bautista J, Espana J, Larumbe E, Esteve-Lanao J. Does polarized training improve performance in recreational runners? Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 9(2):265-272. 2014
51. Seiler S. Evaluating the (your country here) Olympic medal count. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 8(2): 203-210, 2013
50. Seiler S, Beneke R, Halson SL, Impellizzeri FM, Mujika I, Pyne DB, Foster C. Is doping-free sport a Utopia? Int J Sports Physiol Perform. Jan;8(1):1-3. 2013
49. Seiler S, Jøranson K, Olesen BV, Hetlelid KJ. Adaptations to aerobic interval training: interactive effects of exercise intensity and total work duration. Scand. J. Med. Sci. Sports. 23:74-83, 2013.
48. Haugen, T, Seiler, S; Ommundsen Y. The relationship between physical activity and physical self-esteem in adolescents: The role of physical fitness indices. Pediatric Exercise Science 25(1):138-53, 2013.
47. Haugen TA, Tønnessen E, Seiler S. Anaerobic performance testing of professional soccer players 1995-2010. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 8(2):148-56, 2013.
46. Tønnessen E, Hem E, Leirstein S, Haugen T, Seiler S. Maximal aerobic power characteristics of male professional soccer players 1989-2012. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 8(3):323-329, 2013.
45. Haugen, TA, Tønnessen E, Seiler S. The difference is in the start: impact of timing and start procedure on sprint running performance. J. Strength Cond. Res. 26(2): 473-9. 2012.
44. Tveit, T O.; Seiler, S; Halvorsen, A; Rosland, JH. Labour analgesia: a randomised, controlled trial comparing intravenous remifentanil and epidural analgesia with ropivacaine and fentanyl. European Journal of Anaesthesiology. 29(3):129-136, 2012.
43. Haugen TA, Tønnessen E, Seiler S. Speed and countermovement-jump characteristics of elite female soccer players, 1995-2010. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 7(4):340-9. 2012.
42. Sandhaug, M; Andelic, N; Seiler, S; Mygland, Å. Self and near relative ratings of functional level one year after traumatic brain injury. Disability and Rehabilitation. 34(11):904-9. 2012.
41. Bere, E; Oenema, A; Prins, RG, Seiler, S; Brug, J. Longitudinal associations between cycling to school and weight status. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. 6(3-4): 182-187. 2011.
40. Seiler, S. A brief history of endurance testing in athletes. Sportscience. 15: 40-86. 2011.
39. Sandhaug, M; Andelic, N; Berntsen, SA; Seiler, S; Mygland, Å. Functional level during the first year after moderate and severe traumatic brain injury: course and predictors of outcome. J. Neurology Research. 1(2)48-58, 2011.
38. Algrøy EA, Hetlelid KJ, Stray Pedersen JI, Seiler S. Quantifying training intensity distribution in a group of Norwegian professional soccer players. Int. J. Sports Physiology and Performance. 6:70-81, 2011.
37. Sæterbakken A, van den Tilaar R, Seiler S. A functional core stability program improves throwing velocity. J. Strength and Conditioning Research. 25(3):712-718, 2011.
36. Bere E, Seiler S, Eikemo TA, Oenema A, Brug J.; The association between cycling to school and weight status in Rotterdam (the Netherlands) and Kristiansand, Norway. Scand. J. Med Sci Sports. 21(1): 48-53, 2011.
35. Seiler, S. Letters to the editor: invited response to Boullosa and Nakamura. Int. J. Sports Physiology and Performance. 5:431-436. 2010.
34. Seiler, S. What is best practice for training intensity and duration distribution in endurance athletes? Int. J. Sports Physiology and Performance. 5: 276-291. 2010.
33. Sandhaug, M; Andelic, N; Vatne, A; Seiler, S; Mygland, Å. Functional Level During the First Year After Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: Course and Predictors of Outcome. Brain Injury 24(5):740-47, 2010.
32. Gullich, A & Seiler S. Lactate profile changes in relation to training characteristics
in elite cyclists. Int. J. Sports Physiology and Performance. 5: 316-327. 2010
31. Seiler, S. Who Won the Olympics? Sportscience 14: 1-6. 2010 (www.sportsci.org/2010/ss.htm).
30. Gullich, A, Seiler, S, Emrich, E. Training methods and intensity distribution of young world class rowers. Int. J. Sports Physiol. Performance. 4(4):448-460, 2009.
29. Seiler S & Tønnessen, E. Intervals, Thresholds, and Long Slow Distance: the Role of Intensity and Duration in Endurance Training. Sportscience 13: 32-53, 2009 (sportsci.org/2009/ss.htm).
28. Eskedal LT, Hagemo PS, Seem E, Eskild A, Cvancarova M, Seiler S, Thaulow E. Impaired weight gain predicts risk of late death after surgery for congenital heart defects. Arch Dis Child. 2008 (6):495-501.
27. Seiler S, Haugen O, Kuffel E. Autonomic recovery after exercise in trained athletes: intensity and duration effects. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 39(8):1366-1373, 2007.
26. Eskedal L, Eskild A, Aamodt G, Hagemo PS, Seiler S, Thaulow E. Late mortality in children operated for congenital heart defects; seasonal variations in mortality and mode of death. Cardiology in the Young 17:423-431, 2007.
25. Esteve-Lanao , J., Foster C., Seiler, S., Lucia, A. Impact of Training Intensity Distribution on Performance in Endurance Athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning 21(3):943-949, 2007.
24. Seiler, S, de Koning, J. J., & Foster C. The fall and rise in the gender difference in elite anerobic performance 1952-2006. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 39(3), 534-540, 2007.
23. Seiler S. Commentary on Train-Low Compete-High in the ACSM Report. Sportscience 10, 8, 2006 (sportsci.org/2006/ss.htm).
22. Seiler S. Guest Editorial: Sport Science- A Misfit. Sportscience 10, 55-56, 2006. (sportsci.org/2006/inbrief.htm#misfit).
21. Seiler S. One hundred and fifty years of rowing faster. Sportscience 10, 12-45, 2006. (sportsci.org/2006/ssrowing.htm).
20. Seiler K.S. & Kjerland, G. Ø. Quantifying training load in endurance athletes. A model based on cross-country skiers. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport 16:49-56. 2006.
19. McNally E., Wilson D., Seiler S. Rowing injuries. Seminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology. 9(4):379-96. 2005.
18. Seiler, K.S & Hetlelid, K.J. Impact of rest duration on physiological and RPE responses during interval training. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 37(9):1601-1607, 2005.
17. O. Espegren, Ø. Kristensen, R. Åsland, E. Jakobsen, Ø.Lie and S. Seiler. Buprenorphine og metadon til opiatavhengige- en randomisert studie. Tidskr. Norsk Lægeforening 125(2): 148-151, 2005
16. Grasaas, K.K, Sandvand, E., Seiler, S. Mosjon- hva motiverer til å begynne? Motivational factors for Exercising. Vård i Norden 72(24): 66-71, 2004
15. Eskedal L ,Eskild A, Aamodt G , Hagemo PS, Seiler KS, Thaulow E. Survival after surgery for congenital heart defects: does reduced early mortality predict improved long-term survival? Acta Pediatrica 94:438-443, 2005.
14. Eskedal L, Hagemo P, Eskild A, Aamodt G, Seiler KS, Thaulow E. A population study of extra-cardiac anomalies in children with congenital cardiac malformations. Cardiology in the Young 14:600-607, 2004.
13. Fiskestrand, Å. & Seiler K.S. Evolution of training and performance characteristics among Norwegian international elite rowers, 1970-2001. Scand. J Med. Sci. Sports 14:303-310, 2004.
12. Seiler, K.S. & Sjursen, J.E. The impact of work bout duration on physiological and perceptual responses to interval training. Scand. J Med. Sci. Sports 14:318-325, 2004.
11. Seiler, K.S., Starnes, J.W, Kehrer, J. GSH protection during hypoxia/reoxygenation of the isolated rat heart: impact of timing of application Free Radical Research 32: 41–55, 2000.
10. Seiler, K.S., Martin, J.M., Spirduso, W.W. Gender differences in impact of aging on rowing performance. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 30(1):121-127, 1998.
9. Swift Jr., J.N., Kehrer, J.P., Seiler, K.S., Starnes, J.W. Vitamin E concentration in rat skeletal muscle and liver after exercise. International J. Sports Nutrition. 8(2):105-112.1998.
8. Seiler, K.S and Sailer, S. The Gender Gap: Elite Women are Running Further Behind. Sportscience. May, 1997. http://www.sportsci.org/news/news9705/gengap.htm
7. Starnes, J.W., Bowles, D.K., Seiler, K.S. Myocardial injury after hypoxia in immature, adult and aged rats. Aging. 9(4):268-276, 1997.
6. Seiler, K.S., Kehrer, J.P. Starnes, J.W. Exogenous glutathione (GSH) attenuates stunning following intermittent hypoxia in isolated rat hearts. Free Radical Research. 24(2): 115-122, 1996.
5. Seward, S., Seiler, K.S., Starnes, J.W. Intrinsic myocardial function and oxidative stress after exhaustive exercise. Journal of Applied Physiology. 79(1): 251-255, 1995.
4. Seiler, K.S., Kehrer, J.P., Starnes, J.W. Effect of perfusion pressure at reoxygenation on reflow and function in isolated rat hearts. American J. of Physiology. 262 (Heart Circ. Phys. 31): H1029-H1035, 1992.
3. Starnes, J.W., Seiler, K.S., Bowles, D.K., Giardina, B., Lazzarino, G. Fructose-1-6-bisphosphate improves efficiency of work in the isolated perfused rat heart. American J. of Physiology 262: (Heart Circ. Physiol. 31): H380-384, 1992
2. Seiler, K.S., Taylor, M., Diana, R., Layes, J., Newton, P., Brown, B. Assessment of anaerobic power in collegiate football players. Journal of Applied Sports Science Research. 4(1):9-15, 1990.
1. Seiler, K.S. Contractile and pump performance adaptations in interval trained and steady state trained rat hearts. Masters Thesis, 1989.
Published reports of funded projects
11. Møll, Ø. & Seiler, S. Youth in Balance Revisited. A comparison of fitness and physical activity in 14-year olds before and after implementation of daily physical education in Kristisand. November, 2010. Project financed by Vest Agder Research Fund.
10. Stangeland, I.G.H & Seiler, S. Youth in Balance 2004-2006. A longitudinal study of lifestyle, self image, and physical capacity in teenagers age 13-15 (published in Norwegian).
9. Seiler, K.S. Kondisjon og styrke blant ambulansepersonell- hvilke krav bør stilles? (Physical condition and strength in emergency medical personnel- what should the minimum standards be?) Project financed by Kristiansand city council and Vest-Agder Emergency and Ambulance Service. ISBN: 82-7602-051-8, 2000.
8. Seiler, K.S. Exercise as Medicine; Physical Activity Prescription in Primary Health Care. Project financed by Norwegian Health Care Ministry, Southern Region. ISBN: 82-7602-053-4. 2000.
7. Seiler, K.S. Folkesti: Kom i gang og Gå. En pilotevaluering av Nasjonalforeningens Folkesti prosjekt. Project financed by Nasjonalforeningen for Folkehelse ISBN: 82-7602-038-0, 1999.
6. Seiler, K.S. Helse på arbeidsplassen? Helserelatert praksis blant Vest-Agder bedrifter. (Health at the workplace? Health related practices among Vest Agder companies) Project financed by Norwegian National Cancer Society and Vest-Agder County Health Department (Fylkseslegen i Vest Agder), Vest-Agder. ISSN: 0808-5544, 1999.
5. Halvorsen, A., Seiler, K.S. and Skaar, K. Levekår i 1990s blant utvalgte grupper: Rapport til Sosial og Helsedepartementet. Project Financed by Sosial- og helsedepartementet. ISSN: 0808-5544. 1998.
4. Skaar, K., Halvorsen, A., Thelle, D.S., Seiler, K.S., et al. Liv og livskvalitet i Oppland: Levekår og livskvalitet før tusenårsskiftet. Project financed by Agder Council. ISSN: 0803-8198. ISBN:82-7602-027-5. 1998.
3. Skaar, K., Halvorsen, A., Thelle, D.S., Seiler, K.S., et al. Liv og livskvalitet i Agder: Levekår og livskvalitet før tusenårsskiftet. Project financed by Agder Council. ISSN: 0803-8198. ISBN:82-7602-026-7. 1998.
2. Seiler, K.S. Helse, levekår og medisinske risikofaktorer blant voksne i Aust- og Vest-Agder. Agder Research Foundation report series. Project financed by Statens ernæringsråd, Senter for epidemiologisk forskning, Statens helseundersøkelser. ISSN: 0808-5544. 1998.
1. Seiler, K.S. The development of supervised employee physical training and evaluation program for ambulanse response personnel. Agder Research Foundation Report Series. Project financed by Ambulanse og Nødmeldingtjenesten i Vest Agder. ISSN: 0808-5544. 1998.
Keynote and Invited Lectures, National and International (Since 2002)
62. Periodization issues in Endurance Training. Elite Sports Conference 2017. Swedish Sports Federation. Stockholm, Sweden. October 13, 2017.
61. Understanding the Science and Practice behind the Training Process in Endurance Athletes. Four Lecture Series. BSPA WIEN. Trainer Academy. Vienna, Austria. October 7, 2017
60. Does-Response Characteristics in Endurance Training. German Sport Science Federation Training Science meeting. Jannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany. September 21, 2017.
59. Dose-Response in endurance training. Italian Olympic Committee, Dose Response in Training conference. Rome, Italy. March 8th, 2017.
58. Seiler’s Hierarchy of Endurance Training Priorities. European Athletics Coaches Conference. Oslo, Norway. November 5-6th, 2016.
57. From Polarized to Optimized. Endurance Training towards 2025. British Triathlon Federation Performance Development Conference. November 2-3, 2016
56. International developments in the Olympic Medal Race. How do the Davids compete with the Goliaths? High Performance Sport Conference, Pretoria South Africa, June 23-25, 2016
55. What have we learned from 15 years of research on high performance endurance athletes? From polarized to optimized? High Performance Sport Conference, Pretoria South Africa, June 23-25, 2016
54. Training Monitoring Issues: the case for KISS. High Performance Sport Conference, Pretoria South Africa, June 23-25, 2016
53. Observations on monitoring training load from high intensity endurance sessions. Aspire Academy conference: “Monitoring Athlete Training Loads- The Hows and Whys” Doha, Qatar. February 23-25, 2016.
52. The Polarized Model and Beyond. Endurance Research Conference 2015. University of Kent. Canterbury UK. September 2-4, 2015.
51. Periodization and planning of training in endurance sports. Flemish Coaches Platform. Olympic Sport Hotel. Ghent, Belgium. February 27, 2015.
50. The Polarized endurance training model. Russia Olympic Committee Innovation Center, Moscow, Russia. February 20th, 2015.
49. What we know makes the boat go faster from 150 years of research. British Rowing. The Sports Science and Medicine Conference for Rowing. Marlow, UK. January 23rd-24th 2015.
48. Anærobic capacity: testing and training. Training of the middle distance athlete: anaerobic training aspects seminar. Norwegian Olympic Federation. December 12th, 2013.
47. «Olympic medal benchmarks» for VO2 max in Winter Olympic endurance sports. Olympiatoppen Annual Research Conference October 10th, 2013. Oslo, Norway.
46. Managing the distribution of training intensity; the polarized model. LES ENTRETIENS DE l’INSEP 2013. Paris, France. October 7-8, 2013.
45. The Polarized Training Model: Why “No Pain No Gain” is NOT the motto that great endurance athletes live by! Performance in Sport Conference. Lens, France. April 18, 2013
44. Periodization in Endurance Sports- Assumptions and Realities. 2nd ITU Science and Triathlon World Conference. Magglingen, Switzerland. 7-9. February, 2013.
43. From Good to Great? What is the evidence for the optimal integration of intensity and duration variables in elite endurance training? Swiss Olympic Federation Annual Conference. Magglingen, Switzerland. 1.march, 2012.
42. Interval training: how do the variables interact to determine the training stimulus? Australian Institute of Sport. 22. January, 2012, Canberra, Australia
41. Is training specificity overrated? Australian Institute of Sport. 18. January, 2012. Canberra, Australia
40. The science and practice of rowing faster over 150 years. Swedish Rowing Convention. 5-6. February, 2011. Uddevalla, Sweden.
39. Testing av treningsform og fitness: validitet og reliabilitet I fokus. Norges Idrettsmedisinsk Høstkongress. 4-7. November, 2010. Kristiansand, Norway.
38. Hvordan måler man treningsbelastning? Norges Idrettsmedisinsk Høstkongress. 4-7. November 2010. Kristiansand, Norway.
37. History of Endurance Testing In Athletes. Keynote Lecture. Norges Idrettsmedisinsk Høstkongress. 4-7. November 2010. Kristiansand, Norway.
36. Mosjon og Livslyst. Protestfestivalen. Kristiansand, September 17, 2010.
35. Testing av fysisk form- validitet og reliabilitet i fokus. Livstilskongressen 2010. Kristiansand, Norway, 11-12 mars.
34. The energetically paradoxical training characteristics of elite rowers. Science of Rowing Symposium. Vrije University, Amsterdam 10 November, 2010.
33. 150 years of rowing faster- can we predict the future from the past? World Rowing Coaches Congress. Copenhagen, Denmark, 22-23 January, 2010.
32. Training intensity organization in rowing. Dutch Rowing Federation annual coaches Congress. Grønningen, Netherlands 28-29 November, 2009.
31. 150 years of rowing faster. Dutch Rowing Federation annual coaches Congress. Grønningen, Netherlands 28-29 November, 2009.
30. The endurance performance model. University of Gronningen. Netherlands, 27.november, 2009.
29. Fysisk aktivitet some medisin, en oversikt over fagfeltet. Klinisk Emnekurs i Aktivitetsmedisin. Kristiansand, Norway 18-19, November, 2009.
28. Core training, performance and injury prevention in sport. What does the literature say? Olympiatoppen internal seminar November. Oslo, Norway 10-11, 2009.
27. Intensity control, intensity zones, and documentation of endurance training. Olympiatoppen internal seminar November. Oslo, Norway 10-11, 2009.
26. High intensity aerobic interval training: necessary but insufficient for optimal endurance performance? Sport Sciences: Nature, Nuture and Culture. 14th annual congress of the European College of Sport Science. Oslo, Norway June 24-27, 2009. Book of abtracts p 288. ISBN978-82-502-0420-1.
25. Physical Inactivity, a Global Health Problem, or just for the “Developed Nations”? 2nd International Conference on Global Public Health. University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway. October 8-10, 2008.
24. Monitoring Training Load in Elite Athletes- Balancing Science and Practicality with Dutch Speedskaters. Scientific Sports Medicine Congress- Netherlands Association of Sports Medicine. Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands. November 27-28, 2008.
23. Organizing the training intensity distribution of elite endurance athletes. What is the research evidence? Scientific Sports Medicine Congress- Netherlands Association of Sports Medicine. Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands. November 27-28, 2008.
22. Training Athletes from the Inside Out. International Conference on core stability training in sports performance and rehabilitation. Beijing Sports University, Beijing, China. November 11-14, 2008.
21. Putting the Functional in Functional Strength Training- Role of Core Stability. Physiotherapy without Borders. Brno Czech Republic. October 23-24, 2008.
20. Training load organization in high performance sport. Germany Olympic Federation Conference: Management of Knowledge in High Performance Sport. Gottingen, Germany. 24-26, October, 2007.
19. Measurement of training load in elite athletes: Balancing scientific precision against day-to-day practicality (Keynote Address). Science for Success II – Promoting Excellence in Science and Sport. Jyväskylä, Finland. October 10-12, 2007.
18. Is their evidence for an optimal training organization for endurance athletes? Eite Trainer Seminar. Swedish Skiing Federation, Falun, Sweden. May 9-10, 2007.
17. Strength training for soccer players- are we getting a transfer to the playing field? Norges FotballForbund Cupfinal Fotballtrener Seminar. November 10, 2006.
16. What characterizes effective strength training for athletes? International S-E-T Instructor Seminar, Bruneck, Italy. October 9, 2006.
15. Training diagnostics and monitoring of elite speedskaters. Swiss Olympic Committee Elite Endurance Trainer Seminar. Maglingen, Switzerland. June 10, 2006.
14. From molecular signaling to monthly training plans: making the connections in high performance endurance training. Invited presentation to the Faculty of the Anatomical Institute, University of Bern, Bern, Swizerland. 9, 2006.
13. The transition from junior to senior level speedskater. Increasing training loads and increasing risks. United States Speedskating Federation. Salt Lake City, Utah. May 26-27, 2006.
12. How should masters rowers organize their training? Masters rowing group, Norwegian Rowing Federation. Oslo, Norway. Nov 17, 2005
11. The Neuromuscular function network. Presentation to Department of Physical Therapy, Sørlandet Regional Hospital. Kristiansand, Norway. Nov 5, 2005.
10. Applying S-E-T based functional strength training to performance enhancement: Examples from football and golf. Nordisk Terapi International S-E-T Instructors Seminar, Oslo, Norway. Sept 6, 2005.
9. Performance enhancement in football players with Sling Exercise Therapy. Nordisk Terapi Norwegian Physical Therapists Day Seminar, Oslo, Norway. Sept 1, 2005.
8. Functional stability training: Impact on balance and kicking velocity in elite football players. Nordisk Terapi. International Distributers Conference. Kilsund, Norway. May 27, 2005.
7. Polarized Endurance Training: Theory and Practice. Swiss Olympic Association, Endurance sport elite trainer group. Magglingen, Switzerland 11-12 May, 2005.
6. Optimal intensity distribution for endurance development. What evidence do we have? Norsk Forening for Idrettsforsknings Høst Konferanse. Oslo, Norway 19-20 November, 2004.
5. Sykling som medisin (Bicycling as medicine). Den nasjonale sykkelkonferansen, Syklistenes Landsforening. Kristiansand, Norway September 13-14, 2004.
4. Masters Rowers- Who were they, who are they, and why do they love it so much?
Presented to the International Rowing Federation (FISA), Joint meeting of developmental committees. London, England. March, 6, 2004.
3. Organization of training for optimal performance in speedskating, lessons from other endurance sports. Presented to the United States Speedskating Federation national coaches seminar. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. May 24-25, 2003.
2. Training organization in elite endurance sport. Comparison of results from different sports. Norwegian Rowing Federation- Top trainer seminar. Oslo, January 17, 2003.
1. Cooperation, the most important challenge for Norwegian Sport Science in the future Nordic Sportscience Conference, Kristiansand, Norway. November 18-20, 2002.
Scholarly Presentations at Scientific Congresses
58. Sylta, Ø; Danielsen, KK; Seiler, S. Ranger High Energy Low Leisure Week: Body Composition Changes and Recovery. Medicine Science in Sports Exercise 2013 45(5): 578-578. ACSM Annual Meeting, May 2013.
57. Seiler S, Sylta Ø. Ranger Heavy Exercise Low Leisure Week-Strength Changes, Injury, and Recovery. Medicine Science in Sports Exercise 2013 45(5): 579-579. ACSM Annual Meeting, May 2013.
56. Seiler, Stephen; Olesen, Benjamin V.; Joransen, Kristian; Hetlelid, Ken Joar.
Evolution of Perceptual and Physiological Responses During 7 Weeks of High Intensity Interval Training. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 2012, 44: 237-237. ACSM Annual Meeting, May 2012.
55. Hetlelid, Ken Joar; Brovold, Karianne V.; Seiler, Stephen.
Comparison Of Fat Oxidation And Total Energy Expenditure During Interval And Continuous Training Sessions. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 2012 ;Volum 44. s. 828-829
54. Joranson, K. Olesen, BV, Hetlelid, K., Seiler, S. Accumulated interval duration and intensity interact to determine adaptive gains in trained cylists. Fall Congress of the Norwegian Sports Medicine Society. November 5, 2010. Kristiansand, Norway.
53. Olesen, BV, Joranson, K, Hetlelid, K, Seiler, S. Evolution of physiological and perceptual response to 3, 7-week interval training programs in trained cyclists. Fall Congress of the Norwegian Sports Medicine Society. November 5, 2010. Kristiansand, Norway.
52. Seiler, S. Rustad, O. Specificity of stable vs unstable strength training on shoulder force production characteristics. European College of Sport Science Congress, Antalya, Tyrkia. 2010.
51. Mork PJ, Sandvikmoen TE, Seiler S. Scapulothoracic muscle activity during push-up exercise on an unstable vibrating support surface. Sport Sciences: Nature, Nuture and Culture. 14th annual congress of the European College of Sport Science. Oslo, Norway June 24-27, 2009. Book of abtracts p 288. ISBN978-82-502-0420-1.
50. Hetlelid K, Herold E, Seiler S. Comparison of metabolic responses to self-paced, high intensity intervals in trained versus well trained males. Sport Sciences: Nature, Nuture and Culture. 14th annual congress of the European College of Sport Science. Oslo, Norway June 24-27, 2009. Book of abtracts p 493. ISBN978-82-502-0420-1.
49. Hetlelid K, Herold E, Seiler S. Energy expenditure and substrate utilization during and 30 minutes post high intensity interval versus continuous exercise bouts. Sport Sciences: Nature, Nuture and Culture. 14th annual congress of the European College of Sport Science. Oslo, Norway June 24-27, 2009. Book of abtracts p 611. ISBN978-82-502-0420-1.
48. Sandhaug M, Andelic N, Vatne A, Seiler S, Mygland A. Functional level during sub-acute rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury: course and predictors. Sport Sciences: Nature, Nuture and Culture. 14th annual congress of the European College of Sport Science. Oslo, Norway June 24-27, 2009. Book of abtracts p 483. ISBN978-82-502-0420-1.
47. Johansen K, Johnsen M, Seiler S. How should core stability be evaluated? A comparison of integrated and isolated methods. Sport Sciences: Nature, Nuture and Culture. 14th annual congress of the European College of Sport Science. Oslo, Norway June 24-27, 2009. Book of abtracts p 462. ISBN978-82-502-0420-1.
46. Johnsen M, Johansen K, Seiler S. Functional weak link testing and its relationship with lower extremity injury history: a study on female teenage athletes. Sport Sciences: Nature, Nuture and Culture. 14th annual congress of the European College of Sport Science. Oslo, Norway June 24-27, 2009. Book of abtracts p 461. ISBN978-82-502-0420-1.
45. Rustad O, Seiler S. Maximal dynamic force development in the shoulders under stable and unstable conditions. Sport Sciences: Nature, Nuture and Culture. 14th annual congress of the European College of Sport Science. Oslo, Norway June 24-27, 2009. Book of abtracts p 436. ISBN978-82-502-0420-1.
44. Møll Ø, Hoigaard R, Lohne-Seiler H, Seiler S. Stable BMI but increased weight loss behaviour in Norwegian adolescents between 1996 and 2008. Sport Sciences: Nature, Nuture and Culture. 14th annual congress of the European College of Sport Science. Oslo, Norway June 24-27, 2009. Book of abtracts p 397. ISBN978-82-502-0420-1.
43. Haugen T, Møll Ø, Seiler S. Changes in physical fitness and BMI during early adolescence in a Norwegian sample. Sport Sciences: Nature, Nuture and Culture. 14th annual congress of the European College of Sport Science. Oslo, Norway June 24-27, 2009. Book of abtracts p 391. ISBN978-82-502-0420-1.
42. Stangeland I, Lohne-Seiler H, Seiler S. Adolescents trying to lose weight: prevalence, physical activity, and weight loss strategies in 13 to 15 yr old Norwegians. Sport Sciences: Nature, Nuture and Culture. 14th annual congress of the European College of Sport Science. Oslo, Norway June 24-27, 2009. Book of abtracts p 388. ISBN978-82-502-0420-1.
41. Bere E, Seiler S, Oenema A, Brug J. The association between cycling to school and being overweight in Rotterdam (The Netherlands) and Kristiansand (Norway). Sport Sciences: Nature, Nuture and Culture. 14th annual congress of the European College of Sport Science. Oslo, Norway June 24-27, 2009. Book of abtracts p 111. ISBN978-82-502-0420-1.
40. Hetlelid, KJ, Herold, E, Seiler, S. Comparison of metabolic responses to high intensity interval training in trained and well-trained males. MSSE 41(5):Supplement, S572, May, 2009. American College of Sports Medicine 54th annual meeting, May 2009.
39. Seiler, S.; Saeterbakken, A. Unique Core Stability Training Program Improves Throwing Velocity in Female High School Athletes: MSSE. 40(5) Supplement 1:S25, May 2008. American College of Sports Medicine 53rd annual meeting, May 2008.
38. Seiler, S, Herold, E. Hetlelid, KJ. Energy expenditure and fat utilization during and after interval versus continuous self-paced exercise bouts. MSSE 41(5):Supplement, S105, May, 2009. American College of Sports Medicine 54th annual meeting, May 2009.
37. Stangeland, Ingirid G.H.; Seiler, Hilde L.; Seiler, S. Growth, Physical Activity, Body Image, and Body Change Strategies in 13 to 15 Year Olds: MSSE. 40(5) Supplement 1:S412, May 2008. American College of Sports Medicine 53rd annual meeting, May 2008.
36. Møll, Øyvind; Stangeland, Ingirid G.H.; Pedersen, Jorg Inge S.; Breidablikk, Bodil F.; Seiler, S. Physical Fitness Changes in Adolescent Norwegians From Age 13 to 15.
MSSE. 40(5) Supplement 1:S420, May 2008 American College of Sports Medicine 53rd annual meeting, May 2008.
35. Seiler, S. Tveitevoll, Å, and Sødal, L. Comparison of Force Production During Stable and Unstable Conditions directly Applied to the Shoulder Girdle. American College of Sports Medicine 53rd annual meeting, May 30-June 3, 2007.
34. Seiler, S., Skaanes, P.T., Kirkesola, G. Effects of sling exercise training on maximal clubhead velocity in junior golfers. American College of Sports Medicine 53rd annual meeting, May 31-June 3, 2006.
33. Seiler, S. 150 years of scientific enquiry into rowers and rowing. Tutorial Lecture American College of Sports Medicine 53rd annual meeting, May 31-June 3, 2006.
Seiler, H.L, Stangeland, K.T., Breidablik, B.F. Stray-Pedersen, J.I., Seiler, S.
32. Validity and reliability of sit-to-stand and box-lift strength tests for elderly subjects. American College of Sports Medicine 53rd annual meeting, May 31-June 3, 2006.
31. Stray-Pedersen, J.I. Magnusen, R., Kuffel, E., Seiler, S. Sling exercise training improves balance kicking velocity, and torso stabilisation strength in elite soccer players. American College of Sports Medicine 53rd annual meeting, May 31-June 3, 2006.
30. Amundsen, A., Kuffel, E., Seiler, S. Postural balance training: effects of training mode and trainng frequency. American College of Sports Medicine 53rd annual meeting, May 31-June 3, 2006.
29. Haugen, O., Kuffel, E., Seiler S., Acute autonomic nervous system recovery after exercise: effect of training intensity, duration, and training status. American College of Sports Medicine 53rd annual meeting, May 31-June 3, 2006.
28. De Koning, J.J., Seiler, S., Foster C. Projected sprint performances are biologically unreasonable. American College of Sports Medicine 52nd annual meeting, June 1-June 4, 2005.
27. Seiler, S., DeKoning, J.J., Foster, C. Is the gender gap in sprinting performance still narrowing? American College of Sports Medicine 52nd annual meeting, June 1-June 4, 2005.
26. Seiler, S and Hetlelid, K.J. Impact of rest duration on physiological and RPE responses during interval training. American College of Sports Medicine 51st annual meeting, June 3, 2004.
25. Seiler, S. Is there evidence for an optimal distribution of training intensity for endurance athletes? European College of Sport Science annual meeting. Claremont Ferrand, France. July 2004.
24. Seiler, S. Organizing daily training intensity. Is there an optimal model for training intensity distribution? International Congress of Science in Skiing. Aspen, Colorodo, USA, April 2004.
23. Seiler, H.L and Seiler, S. Physical activity patterns among high functioning Norwegian elderly. American College of Sports Medicine 50th annual meeting, June 1, 2003.
22. Seiler, S. Training Characteristics of competitive masters rowers: influence of performance history, age, and gender. American College of Sports Medicine 50th annual meeting, June 1, 2003.
21. Seiler, S. and Kjerland, G.Ø. Quantification and organization of endurance training in junior cross-country skiers. Nordic Sportscience Conference, November 18-20, 2002.
20. Bjerke, A. and Seiler, S. Development of a valid and practical ergometer for upper-body testing of cross-country skiers. Nordic Sportscience Conference, November 18-20, 2002.
19. O. Espegren, Ø. Kristensen, R. Åsland, E. Jakobsen, Ø.Lie and S. Seiler. High dose buprenorphine versus methadone maintenance in treatment of older heavily opioid dependents. 5th EUROPAD Conference, May 14, 2002.
18. Seiler, K.S. Models of Endurance Training: are coaches and scientists speaking the same language? Special Pre-event symposium lecture ACSM 49th annual meeting, May 28th, 2002.
17. Seiler, K.S, Sjursen, J.E. Effect of work bout duration on physiological and perceptual responses to interval training in runners. ACSM 49th annual meeting, June, 2002.
16. Seiler, K.S., Grasaas, K.K., Sandvand, E. Exercise history and current exercise habits among community running series participants. ACSM Annual Meeting, June, 2001.
15. Lysklett, O.B, Seiler, K.S. Competition specific demands of Telemark Classic Skiing. Idrettslig praksis og teoriforankring i Norden. Kunskapsutvikling-for forsker eller utøver? Abstracts til Nordic Sport Science Research Conference. November, 2000, Lillehammer.
14. Seiler, K.S. Towards a unified field theory of endurance training. ACSM Annual Meeting. June, 1999.
13. Seiler, K.S., Martin, J.M., and Spirduso, W.W. Predictors of Rowing Performance Power in Older Male Rowers. ACSM Annual Meeting. June, 1997.
12. Swift, J., Seiler, K.S., Starnes, J.W. Depletion and resynthesis of antioxidants following exercise. ACSM Annual Meeting. June, 1996.
11. Seiler, K.S. Spirduso, W.W. Aging impact on rowing performance is gender specific. ACSM Annual Meeting, 1995.
10. Seiler, K.S. Starnes, J.W. Impact of glutathione cardioprotection is dependent upon duration of hypoxia. Experimental Biology 95. April, 1995.
9. Starnes, J.W., Seward, S.W., Seiler, K.S. Intrinsic cardiac function is unaffected by exhaustive exercise. ACSM National Meeting. June, 1994.
8. Starnes, J.W., Bowles, D.K., Seiler, K.S. Myocardial injury after hypoxia in immature, adult and aged rats. Experimental Biology 93. March, 1993.
7. Seiler, K.S., Trubek, S., Starnes, J.W. Brief adenosine exposure is cardioprotective. FASEB. March, 1993.
6. Spirduso, W.W., Seiler, K.S. Aging muscular endurance in competitive vs. rowing ergometer performance. Gerontological Society of America 45th Annual Scientific Meeting. November, 1992.
5. Seiler, K.S., Kehrer, J.P. Starnes, J.W. Exogenous glutathione prevents myocardial stunning following intermittent hypoxia in isolated rat hearts. FASEB. Annual Meeting, April, 1992.
4. Seiler, K.S., Kehrer, J.P., Starnes, J.W. Elevating intravascular pressure at reoxygenation eliminates no-reflow and prevents ventricular fibrillation in hypoxic rat hearts. American Heart Association National Meeting. Nov. 1991.
3. Starnes, J.W. Seiler, K.S., Bowles, D.K., Giardina, B., Lazzarino, G. Fructose-1-6-bisphosphate improves efficiency of work in the isolated rat heart. Federation of the American Societies of Experimental Biology (FASEB) April, 1991.
2. Starnes, J.W. Seiler, K.S., Bowles, D.K., Giardina, B., Lazzarino, G. Effects of fructose-1-6-bisphosphate on hemodynamics and oxygen consumption. ACSM National Meeting. May, 1990.
1. Seiler, K.S., Taylor, M., & Riggs, C.E. Contractile and pump performance adaptations in interval trained and steady state trained rat hearts. American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) National Meeting. May, 1990.
Book Chapters, CEU courses, & Popular Science Publications (partial list)
42. Training intensity for Rowing (Charles Simpson & Stephen Seiler). In: Advanced Rowing. International Perspectives on High Performance Rowing. Bloomsbury Sport, 2017.
41. Training Intensity Distribution. In. Endurance Training- Infographic Edition. Ed. Inigo Mujika & Yann Le Mour. Flexibound 2016
40. 80/20 Running. Book written by Matt Fitzgerald based on Seiler et al research fra 2004-2013. New American Library, 2014
39. Training Intensity Distribution. In: Endurance Training – Science and Practice. Ed. Inigo Mujika. Vitoria-Gasteiz, 2012.
38. Interval training: Origin and Application. CEUniversity Online. Rehabedge.com. 2008.
37. Efficiency, Economy, and Endurance Performance. Orienteering North America. Vol 23(6): pp 9-11, August/September 2007.
36. Principles of Training Revisited. Orienteering North America. Vol 23(5): pp7-9, June/July 2007.
35. Strength Training and Endurance Performance. Orienteering North America. Vol 22(8): pp10-13, November/December 2006.
34. Understanding Heart Rate and Exercise. Orienteering North America. Vol 21(8):12-13. December 2005
33. Myocardial Adaptations to Training. Orienteering North America. Vol 21(7):31-32, October/November 2005.
32. Maximal Oxygen Consumption- The VO2 max. Orienteering North America. Vol 22(6): pp 12-13. August/September 2006.
31. Basic Skeletal Muscle Physiology. Orienteering North America. Vol 22(1): 12-13 January/February 2006 .
30. The Methods and Mechanisms Underlying Performance. Orienteering North America Vol 21 (6):13. August/September 2005.
29. Holden, Constance. An everlasting gender gap? Science 30, July 2004, p 639-640. Article based largely on interview and research provided by Stephen Seiler.
28. Skeletal Muscle Physiology. Course supplement for Muscle physiology lectures taught as part of IDR 104 Agder University College.
27. Basic Statistics for Sports Students. Course book for Statistics course IDR 202 taught at Agder University College.
26. Gender Differences in Endurance and Performance Training. University of California Los Angeles Extension- Continuing Education course. September, 2004. (http://www.uclaextension.edu/)
25. Interval Training for Fitness and Endurance Performance: Theory and Practice. University of California Los Angeles Extension- Continuing Education course. September, 2004. (http://www.uclaextension.edu/)
24. Website: Masters Athlete Physiology and Performance (MAPP) – http://home.hia.no/~stephens/index.html Website initiated in 1996 and maintained until 2010. Over 2.5 million views from 2005-2010.
23. My Journey out from under the stairs. (Invited article for American Association for the Advancement of Science – developing a career in Sport Science). Science’s Next Wave
22. Gender Differences in Exercise performance and training. Signature Series- Excellence in Continuing Eduction. CEU Course for Personal Trainers and Allied Health Professionals. International Sport Sciences Assocation February, 2003. (www.issaonline.com)
21. Cross-country Endurance Training Theory- Norwegian Style. Part I. www.langrenn.com, www.xcskiing.com. December 23, 2002.
20. Cross-country Endurance Training Theory- Norwegian Style. Part II. www.langrenn.com, www.xcskiing.com. December 25, 2002.
19. Cross-country Endurance Training Theory- Norwegian Style. Part III. www.langrenn.com, www.xcskiing.com. December 28, 2002.
18. Interval Training for Fitness and Performance. Signature Series- Excellence in Continuing Education. CEU Course for Personal Trainers and Allied Health Professionals. International Sport Sciences Assocation June, 2002. (www.issaonline.com)
17. Doping Disaster for Finnish Ski Team: a Turning Point for Drug Testing? Sportscience 5(1), sportsci.org/jour/0101/ss.html, 2001
16. Bjorn Dæhlie: Can the greatest ever return for one more Olympics? Nordik, 10-11, March, 2000.
15. The Search for Skating Speed Nordik, 7-15, January, 2000.
14. Foster, C., Daniels, J. Seiler, S. Perspectives on correct approaches to training. In: Overload, Fatigue, Performance Incompetence, and Regeneration. (Lehman, Steinacker, and Gastmann eds) Plenum publishing. 1999.
13. Physiology of Cross-Country Skiing. The physiology of cross-country skiing. Colorado Nordic Skier. January, 1998.
12. Train like the Norgies Train. Colorado Nordic Skier, Winter, 1997/98.
11. Track & Battlefield. A new study shows that the gender gap in running is not behaving the way it was expected to.” Steven Sailor and Stephen Seiler. National Review, December 31, 1997.
10. Winter Olympics: A tale of two countries. Sportscience, Mar/April, 1998.
Her avsløres hemmelighetene. Forskning i Telemark skiing. (med Olav Lysklett) Skisport. 1, 1998.
9. ACSM 97: Hard Facts on High Intensity, High Heat, and High Altitude from the Mile-High-City. Sportscience. July, 1997.
8. The New Dutch Slap Skates- Will They Revolutionize Speed Skating Technique? Sportscience March, 1997. http://www.sportsci.org/news/news9703/slapskat.htm.
7. The European College of Sport Science: Unifying Sport Science Research and Teaching in Europe. Sportscience March, 1997. http://www.sportsci.org/news/news9703/ecss.htm
6. Tighter Control on EPO Use by Skiers Sportscience January, 1997.
5. Aktiv Helse. Seminaropplegg for bedriftsledere og leger. Utarbeidet av Dieter Lagerstrøm, Odd Kogstad, Ole Petter Ramfjord, Else Sandvand, Hilde Lohne, Stephen Seiler, og Bjørg Elida Romedal. 1996 Høgskolen i Agder, Avd. for helse- og idrettsfag, Institut fur Prevention und Nachsorge GmbH, Köln.
4. Magnesium: Important for the endurance athlete? Masters Sport. October, 1996.
3. Creatine loading- Problems for the Hot Weather Athlete?- Masters Sport, September, 1996
2. Partial Zone Defense-dietary fat and endurance performance- Running Times, April, 1996.
1. Life on M.A.R.S. (Masters Aging and Rowing Study) Concept Culture (indoor rowing magazine)- UK, Spring, 1996.
ACADEMIC COURSES DEVELOPED/TAUGHT
1994-1995 Taught Undergraduate Laboratory Course in Exercise Physiology- University of Texas, Austin
1997-2002 Developed and taught undergraduate sport biomechanics course, Agder University College (AUC)
1998-2003 Developed and taught undergraduate course in skeletal muscle physiology, University of Agder
1997-2002 Developed and taught undergraduate course in statistics, University of Agder
2002-present Developed and team taught undergraduate laboratory based course in exercise physiology, University of Agder
2000-present Developed and taught masters level course in research design and statistics, University of Agder
2002 Developed masters course in physiological aspects of performance, learning, and development, University of Agder
2003-present Developed masters specialization seminar series in physiological aspects of performance, learning, and development, University of Agder
2004 – 2007 Co-developed and team taught 2 semester “Research School” for health personnel, Southern Health Region, Norway and University of Agder
2008-present Developed specialized course in research design and statistics for Masters students in Clinical Psychology and therapy, University of Agder.
Other Professional Activities
Executive Board Member, European College of Sport Science
Past Associate Editor, Journal of Sports Science and Medicine (http://www.jssm.org/bord.php)
Associate Editor, International Journal of Sport Performance and Physiology
• Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,
• Journal of Physical Activity and Aging,
• International Journal of Sports medicine,
• Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology,
• British Journal of Sports Medicine,
• Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports,
• Journal of Sport Science and Medicine
• Sports Medicine
• International Journal of Sport Physiology and Performance
• Frontiers in Exercise Physiology
Member and Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
Team exercise physiologist and scientific consultant to Team Telfort- Dutch Professional Speedskating team (2003-2007).
Scientific Consultant for Redcord AS 2004-2008
Scientific Consultant for the Norwegian Olympic Federation 2009-2014
Member, Agder Academy of Science and Letters- inducted 2007.
PhD Candidate Supervision
1. Leif Eskedal Co-supervisor Survival in Surgical Congenital Heart Defects, 2008
2. Maria Sandhaug Co-supervisor Functional Level after Traumatic Brain Injury, 2012
3. Thomas Haugen Primary, The Role and Development of Sprinting Speed in Soccer, 2014
4. Øystein Sylta Primary, Endurance Training Organization in Elite Athletes, 2017
5. Solveig Vindholmen Primary, Exploring the Role of Mindfulness in Vocational Rehabilitation, 2017
PhD Candidate and professional promotion evaluation
First Opponent, Doctoral Committee Member for Espen Tønnensen. “Hvofor ble de beste best?” Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway. May-June 2009.
Doctoral Thesis Evaluator, Mattias Hofmeister. Mechanics and Energetics of Rowing. Free University of Amsterdam, Netherlands. Summer, 2009.
Doctoral Thesis Evaluator, Andrew Vogler. “Field based testing protocols to monitor training adaptations and performance in elite rowers.” Flinders University. Adelaide, Australia. September, 2009.
Second Opponent, Doctoral Committee Member for Bent Rønnestad. Effects of concurrent strength and endurance training on cycling performance and on factors affecting performance in cyclists. Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, June 2010.
Doctoral Evaluation Committee for Glenn Björklund. Metabolic and cardiovascular responses during variable intensity exercise. Mid Sweden University, Östersund, Sweden. June, 2010.
Opponent, Doctoral Committee member for Øyvind Sandbakk. Physiological and biomechanical aspects of sprint skiing. Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Program for Human Movement Sciences. February 2011.
External Reviewer for Promotion to Professor, H.C. Holmberg. Mid Sweden University, Østersund, Sweden, November, 2010.
External reviewer for promotion to Associate Professor, Andrew Subudhi, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, USA. Faculty of Biology. October, 2010.
Opponent and Doctoral committee member, Esa Hynynen. Heart rate variability in chronic and acute stress. University of Jyvaskyla. Jyvaskyla, Finland. February, 2011.
Opponent and Doctoral committee member, Asgeir Mamen. Aspects of using physical training on patients with substance dependence and additional mental distress. University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway. April, 2011.
Opponent and Doctoral committee member, Thomas Losnegaard. Physiological determinants of performance in modern elite cross-country skiing. Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway, January, 2013.
External Reviewer, Jackie Tran. Monitoring training loads and athlete wellness: relationships with rowing performance. Deakin University, 2015
Opponent and Doctoral committee member, Elizabeth Edvardsen, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway, December, 2015.
Opponent and Doctoral committee member, Ville Vesterinen. Predicting and Monitoring Individual Endurance Training Adaptation and Individualized Training Prescription. University of Jyvaskyla. Jyvaskyla, Finland. November, 2016.
Selected Academic Awards
2007 Elected, Agder Academy of Science and Letters, Norway
2007 Southern Norway Research and Development Funds Prize for Outstanding Popular Science dissemination of research
2005 Elected Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
1993 University Continuing Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin
1992 University Continuing Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin
1987 First Ranked Senior Scholar (Valedictorian), College of Education, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
1986 Presidential Scholarship, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
1986 Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities
1985 Outstanding Student in the College of Education
Other administrative and academic leadership experience
2016- Leader, Strategic working group for Globalization strategy, University of Agder
2015 Leader, Working group for open source publishing policy, University of Agder
2014 Founder and Leader, European College of Sport Science Special Interest Group- Elite Sport Performance
2014 Leader, National working group for development of a combined research/professional degree program in the Norwegian health professions, Norwegian Association of Higher Education Institutions (UHR).
2014 Leader, Professor Qualification commission, Exercise Physiology appointment, Norwegian College of Sport.
2013 Leader, working group for Leadership development in academic programs and teaching, University of Agder
2012-present Member, Digital examination working group, University of Agder
2011-present Leader, steering group, Center for eHealth, University of Agder
2011-present Member, Steering group, Resource Center for Sport in Agder (KIA)
2011-present Member, Central Research Committee, University of Agder
2011-present Dean, Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Agder.
2010-present PhD program working group. Faculty of Health and Sport. University of Agder.
2010-present Masters study committee. Faculty of Health and Sport. University of Agder.
2008-present Research and development committee. Faculty of Health and Sport. University of Agder.
2007-2011 Varamedlem Fakultetsstyre. Faculty of Health and Sport. University of Agder.
2008 University of Agder, commission for definitions and documentation within scholarly development work.
1998-2001 Representative for temporary employees. Fakultetsstyre. Faculty of Sport and Health. Høgskolen I Agder.
1993-1994 Graduate student representative. Faculty steering committee, Department of Kinesiology. University of Texas