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Karin Grahn

Director of studies

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

About Karin Grahn

The interests of research are gender issues in sport, particularly questions about how gender is constructed within organized sport. Children, youth athletes and their coaches are at focus.

Karin is primarily teaching in the Sports Coaching program, but also in the Health promotion program and in Teacher education. Areas of teaching are pedagogics, sports coaching, gender issues as well as scientific theory and methodology.

Main teaching interests’ concerns sport from a social science perspective, organized sport, sports coaching, children's and youth sport as well as gender perspective.

Keywords: sport, gender, organized sports, children and youth sport, Sport coaching programs, sports coaching, leadership, discourse.