Sports

Sports

31 May 2018
Lisa M. B. Sølvberg has interviewed ten Norwegian upper class men about body, nutrition and physical activity. According to her, leaders’ views on physical exercise may affect whom they choose to employ.
22 November 2016
Cecilia Brækhus is just one of several Norwegian female athletes who has contributed to putting women’s boxing on the map, both in Norway and internationally, according to researcher Anne Tjønndal.
7 September 2015
According to Norwegian fitness bloggers, the ideal female body is supposed to be slim, muscular, feminine and strong. However, the eating and workout regimes they promote are so strict, that even the bloggers themselves almost fail to follow them.
26 January 2015

The female body is not suited for real football, according to debaters in the online debate forum of Norway's biggest tabloid newspaper. Why is football the only sport in which women’s performance is constantly compared to men’s?

17 July 2011

A dedicated football player, a disciplined martial arts practitioner or a respected weightlifter? According to a recent Norwegian study, young girls are most concerned with their appearance as they become teenagers, but boys must do something to become young men. Their choice of activity is also a choice of masculine identity. 

9 June 2011

According to doctors during the interwar period, wide hips made women unsuitable for running long distances. In her recent doctoral thesis, Kerstin Bornholdt looks at how researchers reached conclusions like this.

17 November 2010
When the men’s national team loses a match they are called “sissies”, and women who are good at football “play like men”. Both men and women are the losers when gender stereotypes are used in sports journalism, according to Professor Gerd von der Lippe.
24 October 2005

Anti-gay remarks come up in elite sports at regular intervals. Kjetil Rekdal, the manager of elite division football team Vålerenga, has said, among other things: “I am homophobic”. Why are male dominated sports environments often homophobic? Heidi Eng and Ulla-Britt Lilleaas have, in their respective research projects, attempted to find some answers.

Publikasjoner

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Nilsen, Ada Kristine Ofrim et al.
Publisert:
2019
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Elling, Agnes, Jorid Hovden & Annelies Knoppers (eds.)
Publisert:
2018
Forfatter(e):
Fasting, Kari, Trond S. Sand og Mari K. Sisjord
Publisert:
2018
Forfatter(e):
Fasting, Kari
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
Massao, Prisca Bruno
Publisert:
2016
Forfatter(e):
Fasting, Kari, Mari Kristin Sisjord & Trond Svela Sand
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
Langnes, Tonje F. og Kari Fasting
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
Sisjord, Mari Kristin, Kari Fasting & Trond Svela Sand
Publisert:
2017