Eivind Asrum Skille

Associate Professor of Health and Sports, Norway

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Dr. Skille is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health and Sports at Hedmark University College in Elverum, Norway. A Sport sociologist educated at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, his PhD research was on the Sports City Program that is directed at issues of integration and crime reduction in the cities of Norway. He is generally interested in and conducts research on sport policy, sport organization and adolescent sport. Other research has examined the relationship between voluntary sport clubs and health policy, anti-doping policy and its implementation. He is currently engaged in a project on a Telemark ski race. His publications, both in English and Norwegian, have appeared in the International Review for the Sociology of Sport, International Journal of Applied Sports and Science, Sport, Education and Society, and Sport in Society.