Ninitha Maivorsdotter has a PhD in Sport Sciences and Physical Education.
Since 2007 she has been working at the department of Health Sciences at Örebro University, and since 2012 at School of Humanities and Informatics at University of Skövde. She has also a background with studies in education, literature and information science.
Maivorsdotters’main research interest is the study of meaning ¬making process in educational activities involving the moving body in physical education and sport. A special focus is directed towards aesthetic aspects of meaningmaking and learning, including a special interest for narrative research.
- Maivorsdotter, N. & Quennerstedt, M. (2012) The act of running: A practical epistemology analysis of aesthetic experience in sport. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health 4(3), 362-381.
- Maivorsdotter, N. & Wickman, P.¬O. (2011) Skating in a life context: examining the significance of aesthetic experience in sport using practical epistemology analysis, Sport, Education & Society 16(5), 613-628.
- Maivorsdotter, N. & Lundvall, S. (2009) Aesthetic experience as an aspect of embodied learning: stories from physical education student teachers, Sport, Education and Society 14(3), 265¬-279.
Learning Movements: New Perspectives of Movement Education
2021. Chapter in book. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003142775-13
Qualitative Health Research
2020. Article. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732320907585
Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy
2020. Article. https://doi.org/10.1080/17408989.2020.1834525
Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum
Sport, Education and Society
2019. Article. https://doi.org/10.1080/13573322.2017.1346600
European Physical Education Review
2019. Article. https://doi.org/10.1177/1356336X18810023
Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education
2018. Article. https://doi.org/10.1080/25742981.2018.1493935
Digital qualitative research in sport and physical activity
2018. Chapter in book.
International Journal of Educational Research
2018. Article. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2018.09.007
Environmental Education Research
2018. Article. https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2017.1338672