Svein Olav Ulstad has worked as an elementary school teacher for some years, and since 2006 he has been assistant professor at the Nord-Trøndelag University College at the Department of Physical Education. He has a teacher education and a master’s degree in physical education. In the autumn 2012, he was admitted as a PhD student at the Nord-Trøndelag University College. The position is related to the physical education section and the theme of the study is all about motivation and skills of students in physical education. My project is an intervention study related to school and physical education. A goal of the study is to look at the motivational factors that influence the students’ motivation, engagement and achievement in the subject.
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