Meaningful Physical Education

This two-day research symposium aims to delve into theory, research and practice on meaningful experiences in physical education (PE) and PE teacher education by bringing together researchers, teacher educators and PE teachers from around the world.



25. - May 26


22. May 2023


Auditorium Utsikt/Online




No fee


Day One of the symposium will focus on meaningful PE in Nordic context, with speakers from Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland sharing theoretical and practical insights into providing more meaningful experiences for students in these contexts.

Day Two will bring together international speakers, including graduate students and early career scholars, practitioners, and teacher educators, to consider both current research on meaningfulness in PE and future directions.

Full program


General information

Travelling from out of town?

See the Getting to NIH page for information on getting to the campus from the airport or downtown.

If you plan to take the metro, it is highly recommended that you download the Ruter app in advance of your arrival. You will need to purchase a single ticket or travel pass (for repeated use) for Zone One and be prepared to show this on your smart phone in the event of a ticket inspection. NIH is located at the final stop on Westbound Line 5, toward Sognsvann.

If you are looking for overnight accommodation, the Olympiatoppen Sportshotel is located just steps away.

The online participants will receive a Zoom-link on the 22nd of May. Zoom



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Stephanie Lynn Beni

Postdoctoral Fellow