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Learning health in Swedish physical education: A critical case study of students’ encounters with physical fitness and health as a learning object
In this article by Marie Graffman-Sahlberg, Gunilla Brun Sundblad & Suzanne Lundvall, critical questions are being raised about the enforcement of learning a particular health practice in school physical education (PE). The aim of the study was to explore upper secondary students’ learning and understandings of a specific learning object, aerobic fitness and how this influences health, after participating in a period of a longer lab work in physical education.
The formation of interpersonal relationships in dance practice: A mixed-method study of two programmes
This article by Susanne Ravn and Karsten Elmose-Østerlund sets out to investigate: a) the extent to which cooperative dance practices organised around a performance foster interpersonal relationships among the participants compared with the fostering of interpersonal relationships in different sports activities, and b) which cooperative aspects of such dance practices are of importance for the fostering of interpersonal relationships.
Siden begynnelsen av 2000-tallet har Norges idrettsforbund (NIF) hatt utfordringer knyttet til organisasjonskultur, økonomisk styring og gjennomsiktighet (transparency). I etterkant av at et NIF-oppnevnt utvalg (”Åpenhetsutvalget”) publiserte rapporten Innsyn, åpenhet og tillit i 2016 som en løsning på disse utfordringene, undersøker Hans Erik Næss i denne artikkelen i hvilken grad rapporten svarer på sitt mandat.
Physical Activity Intensity Distribution during Physical Education among Swedish Upper Secondary School Students
Physical education (PE) has been identified as a potentially powerful domain to promote physical activity (PA) among school-aged youth. The aim of this study by Julius Gerth, Anders Raustorp and Andreas Fröberg was to investigate PA intensity distribution during PE among Swedish upper secondary school students. The study showed rather higher PA intensity during PE than expected.
Factors underlying competitive success in youth football: A study of the Swedish national U15 football talent system
This study by Tor Söderström, Peter Brusvik and Stefan Lund of Sweden’s 24 football districts analyses whether contextual factors (number of players, number of elite teams, and number of elite players on each district team) influence the district teams’ relative age effect (RAE) and the way in which contextual factors and RAE correlate with the U15 teams’ competitive success.
This peer reviewed article by Joakim Ingrell, Marie Larneby, Urban Johnson and Susanna Hedenborg deals with student-athletes in a Swedish compulsory school with a sport profile, with the overall aim to study and discuss their beliefs about athletic ability, specifically changes in entity beliefs and incremental beliefs during the three-year period, and the role gender may affect such changes.
I den här artikeln använder Anne Tjønndal, Arve Hjelseth och Verena Lenneis Guttmanns sju kännetecken för moderna idrotter för att diskutera den sportifieringsprocess som skateboard genomgår i takt med sportens växande popularitet. Empiriskt utgår artikeln från att skateboard ingår i det olympiska programmet i Tokyo 2020, och hur det har lett till ökad organisering och byråkratisering av skateboard i Norge.
Vem är det som styr egentligen? Svensk kommunal idrottspolitik 1985–2017 – en fallstudie av Stockholms stad
Syftet med Paul Sjöbloms studie är att analysera fördelningen av de allmänna idrottsresurserna över tid på lokal nivå. I fokus står begreppet styrning, dvs olika aktörers långsiktiga påverkan. Den analytiska ansatsen tas i historiska och samhällsvetenskapliga teorier och forskning om samhällsstyrning. Tre typer av samhällsstyrning studeras: hierarkisk, samhällsstyrning och interaktiv samhällsstyrning.
This peer reviewed article by Magnus Kilger examines the long historical interest for the selection of young talented children in sports. The seemingly everlasting search for talents and the quest for the especially gifted is followed by the practice of trying to find and select the right individuals. This paper elucidates historical representations of talent and talent selection in a series of professional sports literature in Sweden.
This article by Aage Radmann and Susanna Hedenborg shows that the marketing och horse tourism builds on story-telling related to trust; (implied) common experiences of organizer and tourist in relation to horses and horsemanship; and natural and cultural landscapes. In contrast to the representation of women in other sport contexts, women in horse tourism are portrayed as active participants in a challenging athletic activity.