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.
Denna sköna nya värld: Arbetsliv och arbetsmarknad i digitaliseringens tid
2022. Chapter in book.
Deweyan transactionalism in education: Beyond self-action and inter-action
2022. Chapter in book.
Proceedings of the DRS LEARN X DESIGN 2021: 6th International Conference for Design Education Researchers Engaging with Challenges in Design Education: Volume 1
2021. Conference paper. https://doi.org/10.21606/drs_lxd2021.01.243
Frontiers in Sports and Active Living
2021. Article. https://doi.org/10.3389/fspor.2021.768295
Learning Movements: New Perspectives of Movement Education
2021. Chapter in book. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003142775-13
Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy
2021. Article. https://doi.org/10.1080/17408989.2020.1834525
Qualitative Health Research
2020. Article. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732320907585
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