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Work experience

2017 - Present

Assistant

Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare, Department of Health Psychology and Paedagogy

- teaching activities

- supervision and consulting of students' research papers

- preparation of methodological guidelines and course materials

2018 - Present

Researcher

Military medicine study and research centre

- conducting and participating in research

- preparation of scientific articles

2018 - 2020

Researcher

Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare, Psychology Laboratory

- conducting and assisting in research using ERP

- preparing publications

- consulting students and academic staff members on test development and adaptation procedures

2016 - 2018

Psychologist

National Rehabilitation Centre "Vaivari"

- cognitive and emotional assessment of patients with cardiovascular disease or spinal cord injury

- psychological support (individual or group) to patierns with cardiovascular disease or spinal cord injury

2016 - 2017

Secretary

Rīga Stradiņš University

Education and training

2018 - Present

Doctoral studies

Rīga Stradiņš University

2015 - 2017

Master's Degree, Health Psychology

Rīga Stradiņš University

2011 - 2015

Bachelor's Degree, Psychology

Rīga Stradiņš University

2005 - 2010

Bachelor's Degree, English Philology

University of Latvia

Achievements

Field of research

  • cognitive reserve and healthy ageing;
  • physical activity as prevention in dementia;
  • false memories.

Supervised and taught study courses

Neuropsychology

Social Neuroscience

Psychosocial Aspects and Psychosocial Rehabilitation of Health and Diseases

Research Data Processing and Analysis

Health psychology

Self-Efficacy and Self-Regulation

Projects

Researcher, RSU inner grant programme "The Effect of Lifetime Physical Activity on the Burden Caused by Cognitive Disfunction and Depression in Elderly (ELPA-COG)"

Research assistant, State Research Programme BIOMEDICINE, sub-project No. 5.8.2. “Establishing the net-attainable benefits of long-term exercise–ENABLE-LV”

Researcher, Nordplus project NPAD-2017-10077 “Age is not an obstacle”

Memberships

2020 - present International Federation of Ageing, RSU representative

2018 - present Latvian Society of Psychologists, board member

2016 - present Latvian Health Psychology Association, member

2016 - present International Council for Physical Activity and Fitness Research

Awards and recognitions

2015 - Best young researcher at the international symposium "The 3-dimensional effect of physical activity in old age - physical, menatal& emotional"

2015 - 1st place in Rīga Stradiņš University International Student Conference

Publications

Research articles

Šneidere, K., Mondini, S., & Stepens, A. (in review). Role of EEG in measuring cognitive reserve: rapid review. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience.

Šneidere, K., Ozoliņa, Z., & Stepens, A. (2020). Work-related cognitive reserve predicts depression and cognitive functioning in non-demented older adult sample. Society. Integration. Education.
Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference, Vol.7.
, 168 - 176.


Ulmane, Z., Upesleja, G., Šneidere, K., & Stepens, A. (2020). Changes in the daily activities of the Latvian population over the last 30 years. Society. Integration. Education. Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference, Vol.6., 411 - 420.


Šneidere, K., Alruwais, N., Dowell, N. G., Arnis, V., Harlamova, J., Kupčs, K., ... & Rusted, J. (2019). Differences in long-and short-term memory performance and brain matter integrity in seniors with different physical activity experience. Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Section B. Natural, Exact, and Applied Sciences, 73(2), 158-163.

Ulmane, Z., Šneidere, K., & Stepens, A. (2019). Development of physical activity questionnaire: first stage. Society. Integration. Education. Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference. Volume
VII, May 24th -25th
, 153–162.

Šneidere, K., Montemurro, S., Mondini, S., Harlamova, J., Ulmane, Z., & Stepens, A. (2018). Cognitive reserve and cognitive performance in healthy Latvian seniors. Society. Integration. Education. Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference May 25th–26th, 2018., 2018, Vol.7., 261 – 270.

Šneidere, K., Harlamova, J., Arnis, V., Mintāle, I., Kupčs, K., & Stepens, A. (2018). Impact of different physical activities on executive function. Conference proceedings “Society. Health. Welfare.”, 2018, 1 - 8.

Šneidere, K., Harlamova, J., Ulmane, Z., Arnis, V., Vanaga, A., & Stepens, A. (2017). Relationship between involvement in long-term regular physical activity and memory: preliminary results. Baltic Journal of Sport and Health Sciences, 4(107), 23 – 27.

Books and brochures

Šneidere, K., Pipere, A., Mārtinsone, K., Spila, D., &Kamerāde, D. (in review). Research stages and research disemination. [Pētījuma posmi un rezultātu izplatīšana]. In K. Mārtinsone & A. Pipere (Eds.), Scientific Methodology: Interdisciplinary Approach. [Zinātniskās darbības metodoloģija:Starpdisciplināra perspektīva.]

Šneidere, K., Lejiņa, L., & Ļubenko, J. (eds.). (2020). Methodological guidelines for developing term-papers and Bachelors' thesis [Metodiskie norādījumi kursa darba un bakalaura darba izstrādei.] RSU Publishing.


Šneidere, K. (2019). Health psychology appreaches to cardio-vascular disease [Veselības psiholoģijas pieejas kardiovaskulāro slimību gadījumā]. In K. Mārtinsone & V. Sudraba (Eds.), Health psychology. Interdisciplinarity of theory and practice [Veselības psiholoģija. Teorijas un prakses starpdisciplinārā perspektīva] (p 269-273). RSU Publishing.


Šneidere, K. (2019). Health psychology approaches in spinal cord injuries [Veselības psiholoģijas pieejas muguras smadzeņu bojājumu gadījumā]. In K. Mārtinsone & V. Sudraba (Eds.), Health psychology. Interdisciplinarity of theory and practice [Veselības psiholoģija. Teorijas un prakses starpdisciplinārā perspektīva] (p 273-279). RSU Publishing.


Šneidere, K. (2019). Health psychology approached in neurorehabilitation [Veselības psiholoģijas pieejas neirorehabilitācijā]. In K. Mārtinsone & V. Sudraba (Eds.), Health psychology. Interdisciplinarity of theory and practice [Veselības psiholoģija. Teorijas un prakses starpdisciplinārā perspektīva] (p 280-291).
RSU Publishing.


Šneidere, K., & Vīķe, J. (2019). Scientific communication: public presentations in scientific context [Zinātniskā komunikācija: publiskas prezentācijas zinātniskos pasākumos]. In K. Martinsone & A. Pipere (Eds.), Scientific writing and dissemination of research results [Zinātniskā rakstīšana un pētījumu rezultātu izplatīšana] (pp. 169 - 202). RSU publishing.

Šneidere, K., & Spila, D. (2019). Citing styles in different scientific areas. [Citēšanas sistēmas dažādās zinātnes nozarēs.]. In K. Martinsone & A. Pipere (Eds.), Scientific writing and dissemination of research results [Zinātniskā rakstīšana un pētījumu rezultātu izplatīšana](pp. 221 - 225). RSU publishing.

Lejiņa, L. & Šneidere, K. (2017). Methodological guidelines for writing term papers and Bachelors Thesis [Metodiskie norādījumi kursa un bakalaura darbu izstrādei]. Riga, Latvia: RSU publishing.

Perepjolkina, V., Mārtinsone, K., & Šneidere, K. (2017). Methodological guidelines for writing Master’s Thesis. 2nd ed. [Metodiskie norādījumi maģistra darbu izstrādei, otrais, atjaunotais izdevums]. Riga, Latvia: RSU publishing.

Abstracts

2019


Šneidere, K., Ulmane, Z., & Stepens, A. (03.10.2019). Investigating the relationship between long-term physical activity and visual attention in healthy older adults. Physical activity against early aging and noncommunicable diseases, pp 30.


Ulmane, Z., Upesleja, G., Šneidere, K., & Stepens, A. (2019). Improving the self-reported assessment of life-span physical activities: a case of Latvia. Physical activity against early aging and noncommunicable diseases, pp 31.


Šneidere, K., Koķe, T., & Mārtinsone, K. (2019). Reflection on research integration in study process: case of psychology branch in Rīga Stradiņš University. Conference Knowledge for Use in Practice: Abstract Book, pp. 541


Šneidere, K., Alruwais, N., Dowell, N., Harlamova, J.. Kupčs, K., Ulmane, Z. … Stepens, A. (2019). Physical activity predicts brain integrity in frontal and temporal white matter in healthy seniors, but not cognitive functioning. RSU Conference Knowledge for Use in Practice: Abstract Book., pp. 288.

2018

Bundzena-Ervika, A., Perepjolkina, V., Šneidere, K., Ulmane, Z., Harlamova, J., & Stepens, A. (2018). Relationship between Cognitive Processes, Physical Activity and Cognitive Reserve in Seniors. 7th International Interdisciplinary scientific conference. Society. Health. Welfare. Contemporary Social Dynamics and Welfare: Urban and Rural Development Perspectives. Abstracts, pp 35. Iegūts no http://society-health-welfare.rsu.lv/pdf/abstracts.pdf

Šneidere, K., Harlamova, J., Ulmane, Z., & Stepens, A. (2018). First stage of adaptation of Cognitive Reserve Index questionnaire. 7th International Interdisciplinary scientific conference. Society. Health. Welfare. Contemporary Social Dynamics and Welfare: Urban and Rural Development Perspectives. Abstracts, pp 137. Iegūts no http://society-health-welfare.rsu.lv/pdf/abstracts.pdf

Šneidere, K., Mārtinsone, K., & Levina, J. (2018). Analysis of Riga Stradiņš University psychology students defended thesis from year 2007 – 2017 [Rīgas Stradiņa universitātes psiholoģijas virzienā studējošo aizstāvēto noslēguma darbu analīze par laikposmu no 2007. līdz 2017. gadam]. Rīga Stradiņš University (Riga, 2018, March, 22–23). Book of Abstracts, pp. 274.

Ulmane, Z., Šneidere, K., Bundzena-Ervika, A., & Stepens, A. (2018). Kumulatīvā aerobā slodze dzīves garumā: aptaujas izstrādes pirmais posms [Life-time cumulative aerobic physical activity: first stage]. Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. 2018. gada zinātniskā konference (Rīgā, 2018. gada 22.–23. martā). Tēzes., pp. 209.

Ulmane, Z., Šneidere, K., Harlamova, J., Arnis, V., & Stepens, A. (2018). The relationship between personality traits in seniors with different aerobic physical activity experience. Abstracts of the 60th International Scientific Conference of Daugavpils University, pp. 142 – 143.

Ulmane, Z., Šneidere, K., Harlamova, J., Arnis, V., & Stepens A. (2018). Relationship between personality traits and cognitive performance in healthy seniors. 7th International Interdisciplinary scientific conference. Society. Health. Welfare. Contemporary Social Dynamics and Welfare: Urban and Rural Development Perspectives. Abstracts, pp 150. Iegūts no http://society-health-welfare.rsu.lv/pdf/abstracts.pdf

2017

Šneidere, K., Harlamova, J., Arnis, V., Ulmane, Z., Mintāle, I., Kupčs, K., & Stepens, A. (2017). Impact of regular aerobic activities on cognitive processes in seniors. 31st Conference of the EHPS. Innovative Ideas in Health Psychology. Conference Abstracts. Retrieved from http://ehps2017.org/wp-content/uploads/EHPS-2017-Abstracts-…

Šneidere, K., Harlamova, J., Arnis, V., & Stepens, A. (2017). Impact of long-term regular aerobic physical activities un executive functions in seniors. Rīga Stradiņš University International Student Conference “Health and Social Sciences”: Abstract Book – Health Sciences, pp. 198. Retrieved from http://www.rsu.lv/eng/images/isc2017_health_abstracts.pdf

Ulmane, Z., Harlamova, J., Arnis, V., Sneidere, K., Mintale, I., Kupcs, K., & Stepens, A. (2017). The relationship between aerobic load and personality traits in seniors with different physical activity experience. 31st Conference of the EHPS. Innovative Ideas in Health Psychology. Conference Abstracts. Retrieved from http://ehps2017.org/wp-content/uploads/EHPS-2017-Abstracts-…

2016

Šneidere, K., Harlamova, J., Arnis, V., Ulmane, Z., Mintāle, I., Kupčs, K., & Stepens, A. (2016). Impact of different aerobic activities on executive functioning. 6th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference “Society. Health. Welfare” Living in the World of Diversity: Social Transformations. Innovations. Solutions (Rīga, 23–25 November 2016): Abstracts, pp. 110.

Šneidere, K., Ulmane, Z., Harlamova, J., Arnis, V., Mintāle, I., Kupčs, K., Mārtinsone, K., & Stepens, A. (2016). Impact of long-term aerobic physical activities on cognitive functioning: evaluation of the pilot study. Symposium of the International Council of Physical Activity and Fitness Research (ICPAFR) "Physical Activity and Fitness: Challenges and New Perspectives". Book of Abstracts, pp. 23. Retreived from https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-q8xKm8AR2_UnY 5U0dPeE9 UNEE/view

2015

Šneidere, K., Harlamova, J., Perepjolkina, V., Arnis, V., Mārtinsone, K., & Stepens, A. (2015). Establishing the net attainable benefits of long-term exercise - Latvian version (ENABLE-LV). The International Scientific Symposium 3-Dimensional Effect of Physical Activity in Old Age – Physical, Mental & Emotional. Book of Abstracts, pp 35. Retreived from http://www.lsu.lt/sites/default/files/dokuumentai/simpozium…

Šneidere, K. & Mārtinsone, K. (2015). „Adaptation of Deese/Roediger-McDermott paradigm”. In Riga Stradiņš University International Student Conference „Health and Social Sciences” 2015: Abstracts of Social Sciences, pp.37.

Books

Zinātniskā rakstīšana un pētījumu rezultātu izplatīšana (otrais, papildinātais izdevums)

Autors(i): Kristīne Mārtinsone, Anita Pipere, Inta Rozenvalde, Uldis Berķis, Maija Dambrova, Inese Gobiņa, Ivans Jānis Mihailovs, Signe Riekstiņa-Pāla, Daiga Spila, Kristīne Šneidere, Justīne Vīķe, Inga Znotiņa
Izdevniecība: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte

Zinātniskā rakstīšana un pētījumu rezultātu izplatīšana

Autors(i): Daiga Spila, Kristīne Mārtinsone, Ivans Jānis Mihailovs, Anita Pipere, Uldis Berķis, Inese Gobiņa, Inga Znotiņa, Kristīne Šneidere, Justīne Vīķe, Maija Dambrova, Signe Riekstiņa
Izdevniecība: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte

Psiholoģijas izglītības desmit gadi Rīgas Stradiņa universitātē

Autors(i): Mārtinsone, K., Mihailova, S., Koļesņikova, J., Mihailovs, I. J., Ļevina, J., Freimane, G., Šneidere, K.
Izdevniecība: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte

Metodiskie norādījumi kursa un bakalaura darbu izstrādei RSU veselības psiholoģijas studiju programmā

Autors(i): Linda Lejiņa, Kristīne Šneidere, red.
Izdevniecība: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte

Metodiskie norādījumi maģistra darbu izstrādei RSU veselības psiholoģijas un supervīzijas programmām

Autors(i): Kristīne Mārtinsone, red., Viktorija Perepjolkina, red., Kristīne Šneidere, red.
Izdevniecība: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte

Contacts

Colleagues

Inga Millere
Dean, Academic Staff
Kristīne Mārtinsone
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Anita Villeruša
Chair, Scientific Council, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff, Leading Researcher, Project Manager
Ģirts Briģis
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Olafs Brūvers
Academic Staff, Chair
Māris Taube
Academic Staff
Inese Gobiņa
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher, Project Manager
Laila Meija
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher
Lolita Vilka
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Voldemārs Arnis
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Helēna Kārkliņa
Assistant Professor (acting)
Anda Ķīvīte-Urtāne
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher
Jeļena Koļesņikova
Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff, Manager