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Marie Öhman

Title: Professor School/office: School of Health Sciences


Phone: +46 19 303309

Room: G2122

Marie Öhman

About Marie Öhman

Marie Öhman, PhD in Sociology, is Professor in Physical Education and Health at School of Health and Medical Sciences at Örebro University, Sweden. Öhman has worked as a teacher educator in physical education since 1993. Her main area of research is teaching and learning in physical education in terms of ‘what is going on in the gym’. By drawing on Michel Foucaults work questions of health, body, subjectivity, power relations and governing processes within physical education have been prominent. Don´t touch – Pedagogical consequences of the ”forbidden” body in Physical Education is the title of her on going research project funded by the Swedish National Centre for Research in Sports. The aim of the project is to study how general discourses and wider worries around sexual abuse and sexual harassment in society influence teachers’ professional work. She is engaged in the research environments SMED (Studies of Meaning making in Educational Discourses) and RISPA (Research in Sport and Physical Activity).