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Ongoing theses at IKI

Ongoing theses at the Department of Food and Nutrition, and Sport Science.

Health promotion with focus on physical activity and injury prevention

Jonatan Jungmalm

The aim is to investigate risk factors leading to overuse injuries in recreational runners prospectively. Both men and women, 18-55 years old has been recruited for the study from Gothenburg Half marathon.

Impact and importance of sense-making in student-centered movement learning

Mats Rönnqvist

The project's topic is movement learning and student sense-making of this process. How do students make sense of their movement capacities and skills, which qualities a physical activity demands of the practitioner, and what would be required of the student/learner to develop the corporeal knowledge connected to the activity? The aim of this project is to bring focus to the relationship between student sense-making of movements, and their potential to learn new movements, in order to strive towards a student-centered, inclusive educational practice in Physical education and Health, to promote lifelong learning and a physically active lifestyle.

Injury-Free Children and Adolescents: Towards Best Practice in Swedish Sport (FIT project)

Solveig E.S. Hausken

An interdisciplinary research project that will produce evidence-based recommendations on how injuries in Swedish youth football can be prevented. The project will integrate biomechanical and sociocultural perspectives to produce evidence based multifaceted injury cause and prevention knowledge. Participants will be children and adolescents aged 10 to 18 years recruited from the most popular, but also one of the most injury prone sport in Sweden: football.

Injury prevention among Elite Track and Field Athletes

Andreas Lundberg Zachrisson

A prospective injury prevention project in collaboration with Gothenburg Track and Field Federation (Göteborgs Friidrottsförbund). Andreas monitors elite track and field athletes I Gothenburg over a period of four years in order to measure injury frequency and, based upon his measurements, develops injury prevention methods in order to keep the athletes injury-free. The project was launched in autumn 2016.

Match analysis in Ice Hockey – what affects the performance

Erik Lignell

The purpose of the project is to increase the knowledge about what is going on during an ice hockey game. The project is a cooperation with Frölunda Ice Hockey Club, where the goal is enhance the knowledge of ice hockey game demands from a physiological, tactical and technical perspective.

Movement capability beyond the sports activity

Heléne Bergentoft

The dissertation aims at studying movement capability in the school subject physical education and health. It is a practical research, focusing teacher praxis. The meaning of being able to move is in the thesis's focus. In order to understand what is experienced in a movement, we go beyond the actual activity to identify and specify what characterizes the movement. The interventions are implemented by the use of the model learning study. The theory of variation forms the theoretical framework. The result contributes to specific knowledge about how teaching in the subject physical education and health can be organized and implemented to develop students' movement capabilities.

Promoting vegetables and fruit consumption among children: Exploring and evaluating new ways of action to increase intake

Hannah Helgegren

The PhD project consist of interviews with children age 10-12 years and their parents, evaluation of a new model for vegetable and fruit consumption, and a group intervention where among other parental support strategies and sensory training (Sapere) is included.
The data collection takes place in the Skåne region of Sweden. Mobile phone cameras are used to collect some of the research material. Main supervisor is Professor Christel Larsson.

Reexamination of accelerometry in physical activity measurement

Jonatan Fridolfsson

The aim is methods development of accelerometer-based measurement of physical activity. The improved methods will be used to investigate the relationship between physical activity and health markers with novel statistical methods.

Scientific specialisation is motivation to exercise on the basis of Self-Determination Theory

Linus Jonsson

Linus scientific specialization is motivation to exercise on the basis of Self-Determination Theory. The overall aim of this thesis is to promote Jonathan junior high school students ' physical activity and well-being by exploring how teachers in the subject of sport and health can act more autonomy supportive and less controlling in his teaching. Furthermore, Linus is involved in a research project at the Institute for Stress medicine (ISM) which, among other things, examines how physical exercise affects an individual's ability to cope with stress.


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Contact Information

Department of Food and Nutrition, and Sport Science

PO Box 300, SE 405 30 Göteborg, Sweden

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Visiting Address Pedagogen Hus C, Läroverksgatan 5

Visiting Address Idrottshögskolan, Skånegatan 14B

+46 (0)31-786 0000

+46 (0)31-786 2048, 786 4209

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