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Marte Bentzen

Worktitle
Associate Professor
Department
Department of Coaching and Psychology
Phone
+47 23 26 22 36
E-mail
marte.bentzen@nih.no

Research

Sport psychology
Health Psychology
Motivation
Burnout

Short biography

Educated Teacher from Oslo University College, Special Needs Education from the University of Oslo, Intermediate and Master from the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences.

The topic for her PhD research has been variation in well-being in high performance cultures. More specific, the research has examined variation in burnout and well-being among high-performance sport coaches in Norway and Sweden. The aims of the longitudinal studies have been to better understand how the burnout process evolves over time, the associated symptoms, and how motivational and workload related variables are associated to this process. Additionally, the research has explored the characteristic for high performance coaches that over time shows higher levels of enjoyment, vitality and perseverance at work.
Title of dissertation: "The burnout process among high-performance sport coaches"

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