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Astrid Schubring

SENIOR LECTURER

Department of Food and Nutrition and Sport
Science
Telephone
Visiting address
Läroverksgatan 5
41120 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 300
40530 Göteborg

About Astrid Schubring

Associate professor in Sport Science, Astrid teaches in the Sports Coaching, the Physical Education Teacher and the Sport Science Master programs. Her research focuses on sociological and pedagogical aspects of elite sport and physical education. Astrid co-leads the SCoPE research group.

Prior to her employment at GU, Astrid worked at the University of Tübingen, and at the University of Heidelberg, Germany.

Commissions of trust

Research interests

  • Biography and career development
  • Coaching
  • Elite sport and physical education
  • Health and illness experiences
  • Sociology of the body
  • Sociocultural theories
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Youth

Ongoing projects

Completed projects

  • Schubring, A., Barker-Ruchti, N., Pettersson, S. & Post, A. (2015-2019) The Paths-to-Rio study
  • Barker-Ruchti, N., Kerr, R., Nunomura, M. & Schubring, A. (2013-2016) ”Coming of age”: Towards best practice in women’s artistic gymnastics’, a research project funded by the Lincoln University Research Fund, the University of Sao Paulo and the Centrum för Idrottsforskning
  • Thiel A., Mayer J., Schubring A., Schnell A., Giel K., Diehl K., Zipfel S., Schneider S. (2009-2014). The German Young Olympic Athletes' Lifestyle and Health Management Study (GOAL Study), a research project funded by the Federal Institute of Sport Science (BISp)