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  • The University of Gothenburg is a popular choice among athletes

    [21 Oct 2019] The University of Gothenburg is a popular choice among athletes who combine higher education and elite sports. The recent evaluation presented by Kent Lindahl, the Swedish Sports Confederations coordinator for the Swedish National Sports Universities (RIU) and Elite Sports-Friendly Universities (EVL) has shown this.

  • Sharp fall in young people's physical activity

    [11 Dec 2018] Between 2000 and 2017, physical activity, measured in steps per day, fell by 24 per cent for 14-year-old girls and 30 per cent for boys of the same age. This emerges from a University of Gothenburg study comparing everyday physical activity among older children and adolescents in a few municipalities in south-east Sweden.

  • Well-attended research conference for teachers

    [12 Nov 2018] At the end of October some 200 teachers, school heads and education developers took the opportunity to catch up with the latest Faculty of Education research at the Forskning pågår! conference, held for the fourth consecutive year, at Campus Pedagogen.

  • Centre for Health and Performance Development Established

    [7 Aug 2018] The University of Gothenburg has opened the Centre for Health and Performance Development to further strengthen its contributions in the areas of physical activity, sport science, nutrition, performance development and health promotion.

  • Extreme sports hard to combine with gender-equal family life

    [17 Apr 2018] Extreme triathlon puts great strains on the athletes¿ family life. Despite wishes to live on a gender-equal footing, families usually end up with highly gender-stereotyped solutions, where male athletes' careers have priority over women's. This is evident from research at the University of Gothenburg and Linnaeus University.

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Visiting Address Pedagogen Hus C, Läroverksgatan 5

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