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Bjørn Harald Olstad

Associate Professor
Department of Physical Performance
+47 23 26 23 57

Area of responsibility

Swimming, lifesaving, heart and lung first aid and first aid. NIH swimming school.


Swimming and wateractivities from beginner to elite.
Teaching swimming, life saving and first aid on first and second year of the bachelorprogram. On teacher-education for physical education. Bachelor for exercise, coaching and sports psychology. Practical pedagogical education, physical activity and handicap. Physical education part time, part 1, and practical pedagogical eduaction (PPU)


Doctor degree at NIH with the title "Muscle activation and kinematics in contemporary breaststroke swimming" Master and bachelor degree in sport science from the University of Pacific. Spesialization in pedagogic and traning of young athletes with the aim of future sucsess.

Has previously worked as leader of Lambertseter swimmingclub, general manager for Lambertseter Svømmehall AS, at the american swimming federation as "Performance and education coordinator", United States Olympic Committee and swimming coach on all levels.


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