Youth sport governance including (youth) sport policy, youth sport events, Youth Olympic Games, self-organised sports, event management
International organization of sports
Dr. Anna-Maria Strittmatter is Head of Sport Management where she holds academic and administrative responsibility for the Sport Management B. A studies at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences.
Her research focuses on youth sport governance within and outside organized sports. Anna-Maria has a PhD in Sport Management where she was involved in an international project examining the Youth Olympic Games (YOG). In 2017, she defended her doctoral dissertation entitled "Legitimation processes of sport organizations – the case of Norwegian youth sport policy and the 2016 Lillehammer YOG". Anna-Maria is member of the board in the Norwegian Snowboard Association and has work experience as event organizer of international (youth) snowboard events and as General Secretary at the World Snowboard Federation. In 2012, she took her Diploma Degree in Sport, Media and Communication at the Technical University München .