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    Public defence of doctoral thesis | Fitness clubs: A venue for public health? | Christina Gjestvang, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, February 17, 2022

    Christina Gjestvang’s PhD-project aimed to gain an increased understanding of those individuals who choose to join a fitness club, and are able to stay active, and continue with, regular exercise in a group of novice exercisers in their first year of a fitness club membership. A fitness club membership was not associated with increase in total physical activity level or numbers meeting the physical activity recommendations.

    Sport Scholar Profile | Mads Skauge, Nord University

    Mads Skauge is a PhD candidate in sociology at Nord University (Bodø). His doctoral thesis deals with social inequality in Norwegian youth participation and activity in organized sports and at commercial gyms. His research interests and fields of expertise are mainly within sports sociology, social inequality, youth, sports, fitness, public health, sports politics, e-sports, talent selection, football and quantitative methods.

    Call for Participation | Exercise, Health and Social Science: Current Approaches, Future Challenges | PhD course at the Dept. of Nutrition, Exercise and Sport, University of Copenhagen. Call ends...

    The aim of the course is to provide PhD students with in-depth knowledge about how social scientific inquiry has been used to study the link between sport, exercise and health (e.g. understanding rehabilitation programmes, new public health policy, the link between exercise and medicine, and the role for physical activity and exercise in healthcare).

    Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan söker: Lektor i idrottsvetenskap (100 %), inriktning folkhälsa och fysisk aktivitet, med placering vid institutionen för idrotts- och hälsovetenskap

    Anställningen som lektor i idrottsvetenskap, inriktning folkhälsa och fysisk aktivitet har ett huvudsakligt fokus mot fysisk aktivitet och hälsa inklusive beteendeförändringar gällande fysisk aktivitet och stillasittande. I ämnesområdet ingår speciellt hälsa relaterat till olika nivåer av fysisk aktivitet, alldaglig aktivitet, olika grader av motion samt stillasittande, inklusive epidemiologi.
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