Arnulf Kristian Myklebust

Associate professor

Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
Department of Optometry, Radiography and Lighting Design
Campus Kongsberg (5328)
Associate Professor within the field of visual rehabilitation since June 2017. Senior Adviser for 17 years as part of the multidisciplinary visual examination team at Statped/Huseby Resource Centre. Started the clinical practice, Holmlia Optometri, in Oslo 1994. I am engaged in several aspects of optometry and currently the elected leader of the Norwegian Society for Optometry (www.optometri.org).

Responsibilities

MSc:

  • MSRT4001 - Visual rehabilitation, Multidisciplinary scientific theoretical foundation
  • MFOR5119 - Optometric rehabilitation of the visually impaired I
  • MFOR5219 - Optometric rehabilitation of the visually impaired II
  • MFRS5119 - Visual rehabilitation after stroke and other cerebral incidents I
  • MFRS519 - Visual rehabilitation after stroke and other cerebral incidents II
  • MORT319 (MSYT5001) - Vision therapy

RETHOS - Appointed member of the National Ministry of Knowledge committee for educational guidelines in Health and Social Sciences

Competences

Holder of all three specialties offered to optometrists in Norway:

  • Clinical Optometry
  • Orthoptics and Paediatric Optometry
  • Contact Lenses

CV

(Formal education only - get in touch for a full CV)

University of South-Eastern Norway (USN), exam in University Pedagogy 2018

University of Reading, School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, UK, Doctor of Philosophy 2014

Buskerud University College (USN), exams in statistics and research courses 2008

Pennsylvania College of Optometry (Salus University), Philadelphia, Final exam (MSc) 2000

Kongsberg College of Engineering (Buskerud University College/USN), Final exam (Optometrist) 1986

(Post High-School, Natural Science)

Publications

(Peer reviewed and book chapters only - get in touch for a full list of publications and presentations)

Myklebust A, PM Riddell (???) A comparison of visual function between premature and typical children Submitted to Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology

Myklebust A, PM Riddell (202?) Development of visual acuity in children: Assessing the contribution of cognition and age in Lea chart acuity readings Under revision in Journal of Optometry and Vision Science

Myklebust A, PM Riddell (2017) Visual function in premature vs. typical children (Conference Abstract) Scandinavian Journal of Optometry and Visual Science, Vol. 10 (2), 2-3

Myklebust A, PM Riddell (2017) Visual characteristics of high-functioning premature children Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Baltimore, USA (Poster)

Myklebust A, PM Riddell (2016) Fusional stamina: An alternative to Sheard’s criterion Scandinavian Journal of Optometry and Visual Science, Vol. 9 (2), 1-7

Myklebust A, PM Riddell (2015) Fusional stamina – a better way of describing binocular vision The 15th Biennial Meeting of the Child Vision Research Society, Prague (Poster)

Myklebust A (2013) Visual Function in Premature Children, Doctoral thesis

Myklebust A, T Langaas, PM Riddell (2011) Developmental trajectories of selected visual functions Syn 2011. SM Sydnes (ed.). Oslo: Huseby kompetansesenter.

Myklebust A (2011) Pupils with cerebral vision problems (Article in Norwegian) Syn 2011. SM Sydnes (ed.). Oslo: Huseby kompetansesenter.

Myklebust A (2008) Children and vision problems (Article in Norwegian) Syn 2008. SM Sydnes (ed.). Oslo: Huseby og Tambartun kompetansesentre.

Myklebust, A (2008) Children and vision problems (Article in Norwegian) Barnehageboken, Spring 2008. IM Thomassen (ed.). Oslo: Egmont publications

Myklebust, A (2006) Methodology for examination of children with disabilities (Article in Norwegian) Syn 2005. SM Sydnes (ed.). Oslo: Huseby og Tambartun kompetansesentre.

Langaas, T, A Myklebust et al. (2002) Clinical assessment of eye movements in children with reading disabilities and with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science, 43: E-abstract 4661. Also presented at Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Florida, USA, same year.

Myklebust A et al. (1999) A clinical evaluation of a computer-based vision therapy program (Home Therapy Systems – HTS) Master research project. M Scheiman (assigned supervisor) Pennsylvania College of Optometry, USA