• Assessing the sociology of sport: on lifestyle sport and gender 

      Sisjord, Mari Kristin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-06)
      On the 50th anniversary of the ISSA and the IRSS, an influential Norwegian scholar in understanding sporting cultures, Mari Kristin Sisjord, considers the trajectory, challenges, and future opportunities for sociological ...
    • Coach-athlete sexual relationships: Coaches' opinions 

      Fasting, Kari; Sand, Trond Svela; Sisjord, Mari Kristin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The focus of this article is the opinions and attitudes towards coach–athlete sexual relationships presented through the voices of female (n = 24) and male (n = 12) elite-level coaches in Norway. The results are based on ...
    • Elite women wrestlers' muscles : physical strength and a social burden 

      Sisjord, Mari Kristin; Kristiansen, Elsa (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009-06)
      Wrestling is a male-dominated sport in terms of participation, commonly perceived as a masculine sport due to the requirement of muscular strength, courage, fighting spirit, as well as and the element of combat. Integral ...
    • Fast-girls, babes and the invisible girls: gender relations in snowboarding 

      Sisjord, Mari Kristin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009-12)
      The purpose of this essay is to examine gender relations in snowboarding through conceptions and experiences articulated by female participants. The main objective is to focus on relations between female and male snowboarders ...
    • ‘I would not be satisfied if I had not given it a try’: the expectations and experiences of students in a high school skiing program 

      Sisjord, Mari Kristin; Sørensen, Marit (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The article presents results from a panel study among students who attended a high school program dedicated to the development of athletes in various skiing disciplines. Using the conceptual framework of Bourdieu, the study ...
    • Inclusion and exclusion in multi-ethnic physical education: an intersectional perspective 

      Thorjussen, Ingfrid M.; Sisjord, Mari Kristin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Current educational policies on inclusion emphasise viewing ethnically diverse populations as a resource, yet scholars have pointed out that the Norwegian school system seems to value diversity to an only limited extent. ...
    • Inkludering av ungdom med minoritetsbakgrunn i NIF-organisert idrett 

      Sisjord, Mari Kristin; Fasting, Kari; Sand, Trond Svela (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Norges Idrettsforbund og Olympiske og Paralympiske Komité (NIF) har en uttalt målsetting om en åpen og inkluderende idrett. Hvordan kommer dette til uttrykk i den praktiske virksomheten? Denne artikkelen, som bygger på ...
    • Norwegian elite-level coaches: who are they? 

      Fasting, Kari; Sisjord, Mari Kristin; Sand, Trond Svela (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-04-18)
      Previous studies have shown that there is an underrepresentation of female coaches and a lack of opportunities for women to coach males, particularly at the elite-level. Very few studies, however, have focused on elite-level ...
    • Serious athletes or media clowns? Female and male wrestlers' perceptions of media constructions 

      Sisjord, Mari Kristin; Kristiansen, Elsa (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2008-09)
      The present study explores Norwegian female and male elite wrestlers’ perceptions of media coverage of wrestling and of themselves as athletes. In-depth interviews were conducted with four female and four male elite ...
    • Students' physical education experiences in a multi-ethnic class 

      Thorjussen, Ingfrid M.; Sisjord, Mari Kristin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      As western countries have become increasingly diverse, education is often emphasized as one of the most important arenas for social integration. However, research within physical education over the past decades has highlighted ...
    • Women’s snowboarding – some experiences and perceptions of competition 

      Sisjord, Mari Kristin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-05-11)
      This article focuses on female snowboarders’ experiences with, and perceptions of, snowboard competitions. The article is based on a study conducted at an international women’s snowboard camp. The purpose of the camp was ...