PhD course, University of Copenhagen | Team Sports and Health: Psychological and Sociological Perspectives


happy-teamDates: 3-7 November 2014.


The aim of the course is to give PhD students more in depth knowledge on newest sport psychological and sociological research related to the topic of team sports and health. Additionally, students will be given the opportunity to present their own PhD projects and to receive feedback on their research both from the other participants as well as the lecturers. In a practical workshop the students will get more practical experience on how to prepare manuscripts for publication. Furthermore, the course will give the students the possibility to establish a network with other PhD students and experts in their field.


  • Antonis Hatzigeorgiadis (University of Thessaly, Greece)
  • Joseph Maguire (Loughborough University, UK)
  • Taru Lintunen (University of Jyvaskyla, Finland)
  • Xavier Sanchez (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
  • Laila Ottesen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Lars Tore Ronglan (Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway)
  • Lone Friis Thing  (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Peter Krustrup (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Anne-Marie Elbe (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)


  1. Lectures about how team sports can contribute to health in society
  2. Lectures about research in team sports and health
  3. Student presentations of their PhD projects related to team sports and health
  4. Individual supervision by the lecturers
  5. Workshop on publication strategies and how to prepare a manuscript for submission


This PhD course runs parallel with the PhD course Team Sports and Health: Human Physiology Perspectives. The two courses will have one joint day to discuss and present common issues and interdisciplinary perspectives on team sports. The social program includes a boat trip of Copenhagen, physical activity and an evening in a pub.




University of Copenhagen
Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports
Nørre Allé 51
DK-2200 Copenhagen N


Copenhagen Centre for Team Sport and Health
Associate Professor Anne-Marie Elbe ( and Associate professor Laila Ottesen (, Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen.


4 ECTS. Students willing to present their PhD project during the course (30 min. presentation) may be awarded with one additional ECTS point (=5 ECTS points total).


Please use this link to register for the course. The deadline for registration is August 15, 2014. Students will be informed of their acceptance to the course by August 31, 2014.


We have reserved double rooms (shared bathrooms) and single rooms with and without shared bathrooms at Hotel Nebo for students wishing to book accommodation through us.

Course fee

No fee for PhD students under the Open Market in Denmark and NOVApartners. Other participants are to pay a course fee of 150 EUR. Each student must pay and arrange their own travel to the course.

Fees for meals /accommodation

Participants who book their own accommodation: 700 DKK including 5 lunches, 4 dinners, coffee breaks, boat trip

All participants staying at Hotel Nebo in a double room from Nov 2 to November 7 including breakfast, lunch and dinner, coffee breaks, boat trip: 2200 DKK.

All participants staying at Hotel Nebo in a single room from Nov 2 to November7  including breakfast, lunch and dinner, coffee breaks, boat trip: 2700 DKK.

All participants staying at Hotel Nebo in a single room with private toilet and bath from Nov 2 to November 7 including breakfast, lunch and dinner, coffee breaks, boat trip: 3600 DKK.

Additional nights can be booked directly through the hotel.

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