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Irina Erdvik

Irina Erdvik

Senior Researcher

+47 466 97 850
Universitetsveien 19, 4630 Kristiansand, Norway

Erdvik has a PhD in sports science from the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences (2020), as well as a bachelor's and master's degree in public health (2011 and 2013) and a degree in pedagogy (2014) from the University of Agder. She is currently a researcher in the Department of Social Sciences at NORCE Norwegian Research Centre. Erdvik has experience with research on children’s and young people's positive development and learning, with a special focus on the importance of children’s and young people's participation in various contexts for physical activity. She has, for example, studied the importance of experiences from different movement contexts (including school physical education, organized sports and self-organized activity) for children and young people's mental health. Her research experience includes both quantitative and qualitative designs and her research interests are broad, including psychological, pedagogical and sociological perspectives related to various public health topics, mental health, social inequity, marginalized groups, education, physical education in school, sports and physical activity.

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Muligheter og utfordringer i digital samskaping – NORCE Norwegian Research Centre 2022
BUA-nettverkets omdømmeundersøkelse: Resultater fra 2022 – NORCE Norwegian Research Centre 2022
Strategier og tiltak i distriktskommuner og påvirkning på unges etableringsvalg – NORCE Norwegian Research Centre 2022
The Norwegian Survey Data – NORCE Norwegian Research Centre 2022
Evaluation of the leisure card-pilot in Norway: Report 2 – Institutt for samfunnsforskning 2022
Frivillige organisasjoners arbeid for inkludering av barn og unge: Barrierer, virkemidler og samspill med kommunene i inkluderingsarbeidet – Senter for forskning på sivilsamfunn og frivillig sektor 2022
Frivilligsentralen – fra aktivitetshus til bindeledd i lokalsamfunnet? En casestudie fra Tromøy Frivilligsentral – NORCE Norwegian Research Centre 2021
Forholdet mellom elevers motivasjon for kroppsøvingsfaget, motivasjonsklima og tilhørighet i kroppsøvingstimene, og deres intensjon om å være fysisk aktive etter endt obligatorisk skolegang – Journal for Research in Arts and Sports Education 2021
Nødvendig med forskningssamarbeid om voldsforebygging i Polen – Khrono.no 2021
Prevention of domestic violence: Literature and document review concerning the prevention of domestic violence, support of family relations and accessibility of services in Norway – Universitetet i Stavanger 2021
A relational perspective on students' experiences of participation in an ‘Interest-based physical education’ programme – European Physical Education Review 2021
Sammen mot utenforskap. Aktiv På Dagtid – NORCE Norwegian Research Centre 2021
NEW Facts 2.0 – NORCE Norwegian Research Centre 2020
Kartlegging av arbeidsoppgaver ved UiA – NORCE Norwegian Research Centre 2020
The temporal relations of adolescents' basic need satisfaction in physical education and global self-worth – Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology (JSEP) 2020
Development of basic psychological need satisfaction in physical education - Effects of a two-year PE programme – Journal for Research in Arts and Sports Education 2019
Global Self-Worth among Adolescents: The Role of Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction in Physical Education – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research 2019
Translating, Reliability Testing, and Validating a Norwegian Questionnaire to Assess Adolescents’ Intentions to be Physically Active After High School Graduation – Sage Open 2015
Students’ self-determined motivation in physical education and intention to be physically active after graduation: The role of perceived competence and identity – Journal of Physical Education and Sport (JPES) 2014
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