Sport psychology, Coaching, Motivation, Health risk practices and Youth sports
Teaches various subjects for bachelor students in coaching and psychology, as well as ice skating for the first-year undergraduates and the PE students.
Jan Åge Kristensen is a PhD candidate within the department of Sport and Social Sciences. He has a bachelor’s degree in physical education and a master’s degree in psychology and coaching from the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences. Kristensen’s PhD project is labeled “Health risk practices among ambitious Norwegian youth athletes: Studies among individual- and team sport participants”. The project objective is to examine protective- and risk factors on dedicated adolescent athletes’ behavior that may pose a risk to their health in the service of performance development.