Background and activities

Ingar Mehus, associate professor of sport science, holds a B.A and M.A. in sport science, and PhD. in psychology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He has been working at the department of sociology and political science at NTNU since 2004, and was the leader of the Sport Science-staff in the period 2012-2014.

From January to July 2015, Ingar was a visiting scholar at University of North Carolina - Greensboro (UNCG). Staying at the department of Kinesiology and the Science of healthful living project.

Ingar´s teaching interests include organized sport, social psychology and quantitative methods. He has developed new courses in children- and youth sport, physical education, coaching, and quantitative methods. His primary research interests are in the field of motivational theory, obesity and measuring physical activity. 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Mehus, Ingar. (2019) Barne- og ungdomsidrett. Idrettsvitenskap : perspektiver og praksis.
  • Mehus, Ingar. (2016) Fysisk aktivitet og skoleprestasjoner. Ungdom og idrett.
  • Mehus, Ingar. (2015) Motivasjon....til hva?. Trenerroller.
  • Mehus, Ingar. (2012) Fotballens sammensatte publikum. Kampen om tribunen : fotball, identitet & makt.