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NIG Sports and exercise

Eating disorders, sports and exercise

Steering group:
Associate professor Solfrid Bratland-Sanda, PhD sport sciences, University College of Southeast Norway, Department of sport, outdoor life and physical education, E-mail: Solfrid.bratland-sanda(@)hit.no

Professor Jorunn Sundgot-Borgen, PhD sport sciences, Norway, Norwegian school of sport sciences, Department of sports medicine

The aim/purpose of the NIG:
The aim is to increase knowledge and competence about eating disorders, sports and exercise in the Nordic countries.

- build a network of clinicians and researchers interested in sports, exercise and eating disorders in the Nordic countries (deadline December 2016)

- apply for funding to develop a web-based course in eating disorders, sports and exercise (deadline May 2017)

- examine possibilities for collaboration in research between the Nordic countries (deadline September 2017)

Contact:
Solfrid Bratland-Sanda, solfrid.bratland-sanda(@)hit.no

Additional information:
Solfrid Bratland-Sanda and Jorunn Sundgot-Borgen will chair the group. A total of 68 persons signed up for the group at the workshop in Helsinki. There are clinicians and/or researchers from Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Denmark, Finland and Estonia registered on our list.