Jørgen Kjær

Jørgen Kjær

Senior lecturer
Department of Sport Science Faculty of Social Sciences
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I have been a senior lecturer at the Sport Science Department at Linnaeus University since 2019. My education includes a B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark and a M.A. from the George Washington University, USA. I earned my Ph.D. from George Mason University, USA. 


I support future and current sport coaches through LNU’s bachelor and master programs as well as professional development course. I am course leader for the following courses: 

  • 1IV306 - Idrottscoaching
  • 1IV300 - Idrottsdidaktik
  • 2IV316 - Global Sport
  • 4IV324 - Leadership in Sport 
  • 4IV328 - Elitidrottens kontext - styrning och förutsättningar
  • 4IV323 - Fördjupning i vetenskaplig metod


I conduct research within effective sport coaching, youth sport and professionalization processes in sport. 


I am part of the leadership team for our online master degree in sport science at LNU. My responsibility includes leading the effort for quality assessment of the program.


Selected publications

Article in journal (Refereed)

Article in journal (Other academic)

Chapter in book (Refereed)

Conference paper (Refereed)

Conference paper (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))