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Physical contact in professional education and training

About this project

Project information

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Research subject

The overall aim is to examine how physcial contact between human subjects is handled by different professions. A first step is to describe how physcial contact is experienced by students in voccational training within teaching, caring and medical studies, and how physical contact is integrated in their education. How do the students reason about physical contact in their occupation to come? What are their experiences of physical contact during their education, including the operational training, and how are questions about physical contact taught in their school

Research funding bodies

  • Örebro University